Nelson and Alex DeMille: The Deserter (Highland Park Library Event)

New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and his son, award-winning screenwriter Alex DeMille, discuss their new book, The Deserter. Loosely inspired by the Bowe Bergdahl case, the thriller features Army investigator Scott Brodie, and his sharp but inexperienced new partner, Maggie Taylor, in their hunt for the Army's most notorious deserter, who is hiding out in Venezuela. Military brass task Brodie and Taylor to bring the deserter back to America—an extremely difficult and dangerous mission. The Deserter is the first in a timely and thrilling new series from an unbeatable team of true masters. This event is sponsored by the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund, and is free and open to the public.

To register for an event reminder, visit the library's website. The Book Stall will be on hand with books for sale, and the event will conclude with a book signing.


Event date: 

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Event address: 

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
The Deserter: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501101755
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019


An “outstanding” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) blistering thriller featuring a brilliant and unorthodox Army investigator, his enigmatic female partner, and their hunt for the Army’s most notorious—and dangerous—deserter from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille.