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Paul Draker

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Paul Draker writes tightly-plotted, gritty modern thrillers that combine a well-crafted mystery whodunit with gripping psychology and relentless suspense. Each novel is an immersive roller coaster thrill ride, filled with twists that keep the reader guessing, right up until the last page.

Writing and storytelling are nothing new for Paul. In sixth grade, when he was nine, a classmate liked a story he wrote, and took it home. The horrified parents called the school and demanded that whoever wrote it be sent to see a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist asked Paul if he could keep a copy of the story... and then asked Paul to sign it for him.

Paul currently lives in Palo Alto, California, with his wife and three daughters. An avid scuba diver, he has
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Average rating: 3.73 · 1,285 ratings · 221 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
New Year Island

3.72 avg rating — 982 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Pyramid Lake

3.78 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Paul Draker and 2 other people liked Cindy Deyo's review of Pyramid Lake:
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"Hmmm...who would have thought I'd become a fan of psychological techno-thrillers. Thanks Paul Draker - you have kept me up in the wee hours of the morning when I couldn't get back to sleep and made it impossible for me to put Pyramid Lake down when I" Read more of this review »
Paul Draker and 1 other person liked Laura's review of Pyramid Lake:
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"Very engaging read. Had some unexpected twists and turns."
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“what is a psychopath? The short version.” “A person who is superficially charming and well-spoken; demonstrates inflated self-esteem, arrogance, and a sense of superiority; is consistently deceitful and prone to pathological lying; is cunning and manipulative, maneuvering others for his or her own personal gain; has no remorse and feels no guilt; is callous, inconsiderate, and unconcerned by the pain and suffering of others; shows shallow affect, demonstrating a limited range and depth of emotional responses and feelings; exhibits minimal fear responses and a disinclination to change behavior in response to pain or negative social stimuli; and gets bored easily, needing constant stimulation.”
Paul Draker, Pyramid Lake

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“what is a psychopath? The short version.” “A person who is superficially charming and well-spoken; demonstrates inflated self-esteem, arrogance, and a sense of superiority; is consistently deceitful and prone to pathological lying; is cunning and manipulative, maneuvering others for his or her own personal gain; has no remorse and feels no guilt; is callous, inconsiderate, and unconcerned by the pain and suffering of others; shows shallow affect, demonstrating a limited range and depth of emotional responses and feelings; exhibits minimal fear responses and a disinclination to change behavior in response to pain or negative social stimuli; and gets bored easily, needing constant stimulation.”
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