An enthralling literary mystery that connects the world’s most famous reclusive authors to a sinister collector in Chicago.
Adam Langer, the eponymous narrator of this deft and wide-ranging novel, tells the intertwining tales of two writers who discover that writing can have deadly serious consequences.
Adam is a writer and stay-at-home dad in Bloomington, Indiana, drawn into an uneasy friendship with the charismatic and bestselling thriller author Conner Joyce. Conner is having trouble writing his next book, and when a menacing stranger approaches him with an odd—and lucrative—proposal, events quickly begin to spiral out of control.
A novel of literary crimes and misdemeanors, The Salinger Contract will delight anyone who loves a fast-paced story told with humor, wit, and intrigue.