Vanished (Nick Heller #1)
Author: Joseph Finder
Goodreads Rating: 3.82
Publisher: ST MARTIN'S PAPERBACKS
About The Author: About the Author Joseph Finder was born October 6, 1958, in Chicago, and spent his early childhood in Afghanistan and the Philippines. He received a B.A. in Russian studies from Yale University and a M.A. at the Harvard Russian Research Center. He also served as a teaching fellow at Harvard from 1983-84. His first published book, Red Carpet: The Connection Between the Kremlin and America's Most Powerful Businessmen (1983), is a nonfiction account of Western capitalists making profits from trade with the communist world. Finder turned to fiction in the late 1980s, writing tense, fast-moving espionage thrillers based in part upon his extensive knowledge of the former Soviet Union. His novels include The Moscow Club, Extraordinary Powers, The Zero Hour, High Crimes, Paranoia, Killer Instinct, Power Play, and Vanished. His novel, Company Man, won a Barry Award. In addition to fiction, Finder writes on espionage and international relations for the New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Republic.