SATURDAY • February 20 • 5:00PM
King of Fear (SIMON & SCHUSTER)
Reading & Book Signing
A bond trader turned antihero, numbers savant Garrett Reilly saved the world from global conflict in The Ascendent. In the thrilling sequel, Reilly and the Ascendant team are pulled back into the game when he spots something strange in the country's financial ledgerjust before banks begin to fail, stocks start to crash, and the president of the Federal Reserve is murdered. Pegged as the primary suspect, Reilly is hunted by both his own country and other mysterious individuals. And as things worsen, it's up to him to stop the ticking economic time bomb before it's too late for himself and his country. As the complete King of Fear saga comes out in print, we're excited to welcome Drew Chapman to explore its thrilling story at this reading and signing.
Drew Chapman was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in History. His early work history included: bike messenger, newspaper reporter, bootleg T-shirt salesman and knish vendor at Yankee Stadium. He wrote his first novel in fourth grade. It remains unpublished.
After college Drew moved to Los Angeles and began working in film production. He got an agent and took a position as a staff writer for Disney Animation. He has since written on projects for studios including Disney, Fox, Universal, Warner Brothers and Sony. He wrote and directed a feature film, Stand Off, starring Dennis Haysbert and Robert Sean Leonard.
Drew works extensively in television, where he writes under the name Andrew Chapman. He has sold pilots to ABC, Fox, Amazon, ABC Family, and Sony. In 2014 Drew wrote and produced an eight part limited series for ABC called The Assets, and this year wrote on and co-executive produced the second season of the spy show Legends for TNT.
His first novel, The Ascendant, was released by Simon & Schuster in 2014. The sequel, The King of Fear, will be published as an eBook series starting November 3, 2015, and will be released in paperback February 16, 2016.
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