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Douglas Brunt

Biography

Douglas Brunt

Until 2011, Douglas Brunt was CEO of Authentium, Inc., an Internet security company. He is the author of TROPHY SON and two previous novels: the New York Times bestselling GHOSTS OF MANHATTAN and THE MEANS. A Philadelphia native, he lives in New York with his wife and their three children.

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Books by Douglas Brunt

by Douglas Brunt - Fiction

Anton Stratis is groomed to be one thing only: the #1 tennis player in the world. Trained relentlessly by his obsessive father, a former athlete who plans every minute of his son’s life, Anton both aspires to greatness and resents its all-consuming demands. Lonely and isolated, Anton explodes from nowhere onto the professional scene and soon becomes one of the top-ranked players in the world. But as Anton struggles to find a balance between stardom and family, he begins to make compromises --- first with himself, then with his health, and finally with the rules of tennis, a mix that will threaten to destroy everything he has worked for.

by Douglas Brunt - Fiction

Tom Pauley is a conservative trial attorney in Durham, NC, who is tapped by GOP leaders to campaign for the Governor’s mansion. Mitchell Mason is the president-elect of the United States, pushed into politics by a father determined to create a political dynasty. Samantha Davis is a child actor-turned-lawyer-turned-journalist, working her way up from the bottom in a competitive industry. Her dogged pursuit of a decade-old story could trigger a scandal that would upend the political landscape.

by Douglas Brunt - Fiction

 

A story offering a withering view of life on Wall Street from the perspective of an unhappy insider who is too hooked on the money to find a way out, even as his career is ruining his marriage and corroding his soul