Biography

Andrew Klavan

Award winning author, screenwriter and media commentator Andrew Klavan is the author of such internationally bestselling novels as TRUE CRIME, filmed by Clint Eastwood, and DON'T SAY A WORD, filmed starring Michael Douglas. Andrew has been nominated for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award five times and has won twice. His books have been translated around the world. His latest novel for adults, THE IDENTITY MAN, has been praised by Nelson Demille as “fast paced, intelligent and thought-provoking; a great read!” Television and radio host Glenn Beck says “Andrew Klavan never disappoints…one of the best illustrations of the power of redemption that I’ve ever read.” His last novel EMPIRE OF LIES was about media bias in the age of terror, and topped Amazon.com’s thriller list. Andrew has also published a series of thrillers for young adults, The Homelanders, which follows a patriotic teenager’s battle against jihadists. The books have been optioned to be made into movies by Summit Entertainment, the team behind the mega-successful Twilight film series.

Andrew is a contributing editor to City Journal, the magazine of the Manhattan Institute. His essays and op-eds on politics, religion, movies and literature have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The Washington Post, the LA Times and elsewhere. His video feature, “Klavan on the Culture,” can be found at PJTV.com. Andrew is a frequent media guest on television and radio stations from coast to coast, where he is known for his quick wit, humor and commentary on politics and entertainment.

As a screenwriter, Andrew wrote the screenplay to 1990’s A Shock to the System, which starred Michael Caine, and to 2008’s One Missed Call, which stars Ed Burns and Shannyn Sossamon. He lives in Southern California.

Andrew Klavan

Books by Andrew Klavan

by Andrew Klavan - Fiction, Supernatural Thriller

In the aftermath of a vicious assault in a German forest, pro detective Zach Adams is transformed into something horrible --- something deadly. Now, the good cop has innocent blood on his hands. He has killed --- and he will kill again --- in the form of a beast who can’t be controlled or stopped. Before he can free himself, he’s going to have to solve the greatest mystery of all: How can you defeat evil when the evil is inside you?

by Andrew Klavan - Fiction, Thriller

After petty thief John Shannon is wrongly accused of murder, a foreigner who calls himself the Identity Man offers him a new identity and a new life. Shannon can’t resist, but what he thinks is the solution to his fatal problem soon goes disastrously wrong.