As of june 2012, two of his books have been made into movies. Synopsis twelve miles above the pacific ocean, a missile strikes the trans flight 52, a supersonic passenger jet bound for japan. His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel, plum island, the charm school, the gold coast, and the generals daughter, which was made into a major motion picture, starring john travolta and madeleine stowe. Although i found the book slow going it was also very good. John cory is a nypd homicide detective who is recuperating from gunshot wounds in a small seaside town when he get involved with the murder of two scientists from plum island which is a government lab. Seus trabalhos incluem word of honor transformado em um telefilme estrelado por don johnson em 2003, the charm school, the gold coast, plum island e the generals daughter transformado num filme com o mesmo nome estrelado por john travolta em 1999. Night fall is a 2004 novel by american author nelson demille. It was a true story, the explosion of twa flight 800 off the coast of long island in 1996, that inspired nelson demille to write the fictional night fall. Part of that time was served during the vietnam war in quang tri provence, from november 67 to december 68. Nelson demilles favorite things the mural above the staircase that depicts demille, his wife, sandy, their son james as an angel and his two older children antique 1880 beer steins from. Two of his novels, mayday and word of honour, were made into tv movies, and the generals daughter was made into a major motion picture starring john travolta and madeleine stowe.
Which of nelson demilles books have been made into movies. Top nelson demille books score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Nelson demille began his joe ryker series in 1974 with the novel the sniper. John corey is my favorite nelson demille character but i think this may be my new favorite book of his. His novels include plum island, the charm school, and the gold coast. His first major novel was by the rivers of babylon, published in 1978 and still in print, as are all his. The book focuses on macs adventures in cuba, which is just 90 miles from key west. The complete series list for john corey nelson demille.
If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. For other novels with similar titles, see nightfall disambiguation. Nelson demilles latest novel, the cuban affair, is a departure from his earlier novels, introducing a new character, an ex military man who shares some of the features of his famous john corey. Mar 23, 2017 fans of nelson demille have been waiting for the authors next novel ever since radiant angel came out in 2015. Night fall at dusk on july 17, 1996, on a deserted long island beach, a man and a woman engage in adulterous sex in front of a video camera. Nelson demille has 94 books on goodreads with 697332 ratings. The latest book written by nelson demille is the cuban affair, published in 2017, the first in a new series featuring mac maccormick, an afghanistan war veteran aged 35. There is a similar devilmaycare attitude to this fellow, a fishingboat captain in the florida keys, footloose and carefree, seeking adventure. Read this exclusive essay for insight into the coincidences that made this tragedy a subject demille couldnt ignore. His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel, plum island, the charm school. Nelson demilles most popular book is the generals daughter. Buy a cheap copy of plum island book by nelson demille. A tudor castle for nelson demille the new york times.
Nelson richard demille is an american author, known for his crime fiction and thrillers. Now, defying both nature and man, three survivors must achieve the impossible. He was a first lieutenant in the united states army 196669 and saw action as an infantry platoon leader with the first cavalry division in vietnam. Army from 1966 to 1969 and earned the rank of first lieutenant. In the early 1960s, a family of cuban refugees escaped to suburban new york, where they found a home in the middleclass long island neighborhood where author nelson demille grew up. Army combat veteran daniel mac maccormick, a charter boat captain setting sail on his most dangerous cruise yet. The author of 18 actionsuspense novels, a number of which have become new york times bestsellers, he is bestknown for his john corey series, which includes the following books plum island, the lions game, night fall, wild fire, the lion, the panther and radiant angel. Up country by demille, nelson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Demille, one of todays most iconic thriller writers, is set to release his next novel, the cuban affair, on september 19. This is the first book i have read by nelson demille. Demille has also written under the pen names jack cannon, kurt ladner, and brad matthews. Night fall at dusk on july 17, 1996, on a deserted long island beach, a man and a woman engage in adulterous sex in front of a. They were the type of wellwritten stories that linger in your head forever.
Books by nelson demille author of the generals daughter. Plum island, the lions game, night fall, wild fire, and the lion. His novels include the deserter, written with alex demille, the cuban affair, radiant angel, plum island, the charm school, the gold coast, and the generals daughter, which was made into a major motion picture, starring john travolta and madeleine. He writes all of his novel manuscripts by hand using no. Nelson demille 1st edition books for sale in stock ebay. On a long island beach at dusk, bob mitchell and janet whitney conduct their. The lion roars again for thriller author nelson demille.
Nelson demille audiobooks download instantly today. The generals daughter written in 1992, the generals daughter follows a military agent. Demille said he is working on two novels, which for him is an unprecedented exercise. I met him at a harlan coben book signing and then i met him at thrillerfest last year, so i finally decided it was time to read one of his books especially since ive heard such great things about them. Plum island ebook by nelson demille 9780759528338 rakuten. One of them is a book called captain, a straight airline disaster novel. Join author michael koryta in a discussion with bestselling thriller writer nelson demille on his new book, the cuban affair when. Nelson richard demille was born in jamaica queens on august 23, 1943. Demille and his family moved to long island when he was a child.
The story is set in 2015, before fidel castros death. Nelson richard demille is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels. Fans of nelson demille have been waiting for the authors next novel ever since radiant angel came out in 2015. Nelson demille is currently considered a single author. The plot is tissue paper thin, bloated, mostly predictable and, except for the last 6070 pages, seriously lacking in action and suspense.
By the rivers of babylon is amazing, an adventure story that also acts as a meditation on war and peace, a glimpse into battle strategy, a rumination on the israelipalestinian conflict and ot. Thankfully, the wait is almost overand we have the juicy plot details youve been waiting for. Includes biography, photos, bibliography, and contact information. From master storyteller nelson demille and master pilot thomas block comes mayday the classic american bestseller that packs a supersonic shock with every turn of the page, the most terrifyingly realistic air disaster thriller you will ever read. This time, demille limns not the fitzgeraldian wealth of oyster bay but rather the north forks comfortably welloffbut lessfancy citizens. I met nelson demille twice before reading one of his books. Nelson richard demille born august 23, 1943 is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels. The cuban affair by nelson demille, paperback barnes. Plum island by nelson demille want to hear something strange. Apr 06, 2017 nelson richard demille is an american author of action adventure and suspense novels. John corey series in order nelson demille fictiondb.
These books from the john corey series by nelson demille traces the titular characters counterterrorism adventures with a thrilling dose of suspense. Nelson demille book list by the rivers of babylon 1978 mayday 1979 cathedral 1981 the talbot odyssey 1984 word of honor 1985 the charm school 1988 the gold coast 1990 john sutter series the generals daughter 1992 paul brenner series spencerville 1994 the plot thickens 1997 getting your book published for dummies 2000. Nelson demilles narrative engine is one of the best in the business, and it chugs away in grand style in this story of buried treasure and biological warfare on a. With 30 million books in print, nelson demille is one of the countrys most widely published authors. Nelson demilles john corey books in order novel suspects. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. By the rivers of babylon, cathedral, the talbot odyssey, word of honor, the charm school, the gold coast, the generals daughter, spencerville, plum island, the lions game, up country, night fall, wild fire, the gate house, the lion, the panther, the quest, radiant angel, and the cuban affair. Demille has also written under the pen names jack cannon, kurt ladner, ellen kay and brad matthews. Nelson demilles thriller the cuban affair mixes acerbic.
The book case is a story that features nelson demilles most famous and successful character, detective john corey, who has appeared in six demille novels. Nelson demille primary author only author division. A john corey novel on a long island beach at dusk, bob mitchell and janet. Below is a list of nelson demilles joe ryker books in order of when they were first published which is the same as their chronological order. He is the son of builder huron demille and his wife antonia panzera. Pages in category novels by nelson demille the following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. Demille began strolling around his new acquisition, promptly realized the place was a wreck and called in a group of contractors, who, he recalled, scratched. Dark plots conceived in a tudor setting the new york times. Nelson demille was born nelson richard demille to huron and antonio demille on august 23, 1943 in new york city. He has also published books under the pseudonyms jack cannon, kurt ladner and brad matthews. His publisher released a video with 5 facts about nelson demille 1. Oct 23, 2008 nelson demilles favorite things the mural above the staircase that depicts demille, his wife, sandy, their son james as an angel and his two older children antique 1880 beer steins from.943 727 270 215 1256 1384 1197 745 962 511 108 27 210 734 891 771 999 841 1100 44 48 885 1338 1420 1203 685 936 1024 1054 590 183 1300 125 1000 41 1183 132 1041 722 1056 105 1282 553 816 1084 558 729