13 FACTS ABOUT DAVID BALDACCI AND MEMORY MAN
Few days ago David Baldacci published his next novel Memory Man. So far the reception is brilliant with almost perfect average 4.8 Amazon stars from 35 plus reviews. This is the reason why we decided to dedicate our next 13 Facts article to the author from Richmond.
Memory Man is the jubilee 30th book of David Baldacci
He decided to start new series around detective Amos Decker in Memory Man. “I wanted to get out of my comfort zone and try something new, to challenge myself”, said Baldacci in interview to Blackfive.net
The sequel of Memory Man will be ready in the spring of 2015
The author of Memory Man loves to go on tour. He admits that he never been on waiting a line to get a book signature as a reader and is surprised how people would wait their turn to get a signature.
The serious writing of David Baldacci started when he already practiced school. He used late evening hours and dark ones in the morning to create his first ever novel Absolute Power. It took three years to finish it.
Absolute power was made to a film with Clint Eastwood, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman and Judy Davis. It earned $50 million, the same amount of money that the filming cost to producers.
Wish You Well was also adapted to a movie. The screenplay was written by the author himself. The movie was released in 2013, but was showed just in few festivals. All the reviews and ratings about the film are more than great. IMDB is giving huge 8.2/10 valuation.
Baldacci is famous being behind the schedule with his novels. This is the time when he sits and start writing for 10-15 hours per day.
The books by David Baldacci are translated in 45 languages and the rights were sold to more than 80 countries.
110 million copies of his books are in print on the planet.
The next book by David Baldacci will be the second part of Vega Jane series – The Keeper. He already started the writing process.
2011 was the most productive year in David Baldacci’s career. He published three books The Sixth Man, One Summer and Zero Day.
To complete a book David Baldacci needs at least a year. He puts a minimum of four months for research.
Take a look at David Baldacci books
Camel Club series
The Camel Club (2005)
The Collectors (2006)
Stone Cold (2007)
Divine Justice (2008)
Hell’s Corner (2010)
Sean King and Michelle Maxwell series
Split Second (2003)
Hour Game (2004)
Simple Genius (2007)
First Family (2009)
The Sixth Man (2011)
King and Maxwell (2013)
Shaw and Katie James series
The Whole Truth (2008)
Deliver Us From Evil (2010)
John Puller series
Zero Day (2011)
The Forgotten (2012)
The Escape (2014)
Amos Decker series
Memory Man (2015)
Absolute Power (1996)
Total Control (1997)
The Winner (1998)
The Simple Truth (1998)
Saving Faith (1999)
Wish You Well (2001)
Last Man Standing (2001)
The Christmas Train (2003)
True Blue (2009)
One Summer (2011)
No Time Left (novella) (2012) 15 pages, ebook, Grand Central Publishing – The protaginist, Frank Becker is an assassin who takes on a mysterious job.
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