AFTERLIFE by Marcus Sakey

Thomas & Mercer July 18, 2017   How do you catch a killer if you’re already dead? That’s the challenge that is presented in AFTERLIFE, the mind-bending new thriller from Marcus Sakey. In AFTERLIFE, a serial killer has paralyzed the city of Chicago. There is no pattern to when or where the sniper will take his next victim. People in the city fear for their lives when they go to work or to the grocery store. 17 people have died in a short period of time and there’s no telling when number 18 will be next. FBI agent Will Brody has been assigned to a task force working to identify this killer and bring him to justice. The task force is led...

WRITTEN IN FIRE by Marcus Sakey Reviewed

WRITTEN IN FIRE Marcus Sakey Jan 2015 Thomas & Mercer   Approaching the end of a trilogy is always a mixed bag of emotions for a reader. Will the writer destroy the characters we’ve come to love? Will everything come out okay in the end? Will it spoil everything that made the first two books so magical? Well, have no fear. This book is the perfect ending to one of the most unique and imaginative series I have ever read. With breakneck pacing and amazing characters, there is nothing but adrenaline and joy racing through every page. At it’s core, this explosive finale is a war story. How a war of ideology is fought, what...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for October 28th,...

An old feature returns. Starting today, we will give you a look at the notable home entertainment releases that are either crime related or simply pique our interest. This week’s releases include the characters of Agatha Christie, PD James, John Le Carre, Jonathon Gash, Ann Cleeves, Elmore Leonard and Marcus Sakey. Also of note is Shout! Factory’s WKRP IN CINCINNATI: The Complete Series release that features most of the original music. A MOST WANTED MAN (2014) Grigoriy Dobrygin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Homayoun Ershadi, Mehdi Dehbi, Neil Malik Abdullah Format: DVD ($26.98), Blu-ray ($29.99) Extra: The Making of A Most Wanted...

GOOD PEOPLE: 3 clips from Sakey based film Sep24

GOOD PEOPLE: 3 clips from Sakey based film

With just a matter of days before it’s release, here are some clips from GOOD PEOPLE. Young American couple Tom and Anna Reed (James Franco and Kate Hudson) fall into severe debt while renovating Anna’s family home in London. As the couple faces the loss of their dream to have a house and start a family, they discover that the tenant in the apartment below them has been murdered and he left behind a stash of cash—$400,000 worth. Though initially hesitant, Tom and Anna decide that the plan is simple: all they have to do is quietly take the money and use only what’s necessary to get them out of debt. But when they start...

Jared Leto in talks to star in Sakey’s BRILLIANCE Jun18

Jared Leto in talks to star in Sakey’s BRILL...

It looks like Oscar winner Jared Leto might be entering the world of Marcus Sakey. Variety is reporting that Leto is in discussion to star in the film version of Sakey’s BRILLIANCE. He would replace Will Smith, who departed the project due to scheduling conflicts. In Wyoming, a little girl reads people’s darkest secrets by the way they fold their arms. In New York, a man sensing patterns in the stock market racks up $300 billion. In Chicago, a woman can go invisible by being where no one is looking. They’re called “brilliants,” and since 1980, one percent of people have been born this way. Nick Cooper is among them; a federal agent,...