The Conviction by Robert Dugoni
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Hard work trumps talent.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Jesus Christ. I'd say thank you.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. I'm a big Elvis Presley fan, but I probably identify more with all those writers who worked to perfect their craft.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Sergeant Earl Swagger in Stephen Hunter novels.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Salami sandwiches. I'm Italian.
November 18, 2008When I was a boy, my father took my older brother and me to a baseball game at Candlestick Park. I don’t recall specifically how old I was that day, or if the game was for a special occasion. I don’t even recall who the Giants played. What I do remember is that moment when the players ran from the dugout in their white uniforms with orange and black names and numbers on the back, and my father stood, pointing to a stocky centerfielder. “There goes Willie Mays,” he said with awe. With five brothers, sports were destined to become a religion in my house. Whatever the season, we played the sport in our front yard, and competitively.... see more
November 17, 2008All:
This is my very first blog, believe it or not. So bear with me if I struggle a bit getting the format. I hope to post a blog frequently, discussing my newest releases, book tours and other information about writing in general. At present, I'm very excited with my next release, Wrongful Death to be published by Touchstone/Fireside April 2009.
Wrongful Death is a sequel to The Jury Master and marks the return of David Sloane, Tina, Jake, and Charles Jenkins. Now living in Seattle, Sloane is approached by the wife of a national guardsman killed in Iraq. She wants to know if her husband died incident to his service,... see more