David Klass is the author of many critically acclaimed young adult novels and has also written more than forty feature screenplays for Hollywood studios including Kiss the Girls (starring Morgan Freeman and adapted from the novel by James Patterson), Desperate Measures (starring Michael Keaton), Walking Tall (starring The Rock), and In the Time of the Butterflies (starring Salma Hayek and adapted from the novel by Julia Alvarez). He has also written for Law and Order: Criminal Intentand currently runs the TV Writing concentration at the Film Program in Columbia University’s Graduate School of the Arts.
The book is in stores on Tuesday, July 7th from Dutton. You can listen below to the interview.
A massive FBI manhunt is underway for an elusive and terrifyingly adept serial bomber. He’s just struck his sixth target, Idaho’s Boon Dam, killing a dozen innocent people. But the bomber, who the press has dubbed “Green Man,” insists these drastic acts of violence–each one carefully selected to destroy a target that threatens the environment–are necessary to draw the world’s attention to the climate-change emergency.
The FBI has no real leads. It’s as if Green Man can predict every step of their investigation, skillfully evading all their standard tactics.
Until young agent Tom Smith approaches the task-force leader with an unexpected insight. Tom, a computer programmer by training, may be the only person with the unique skill set needed to catch Green Man before he strikes again….