Katherine Neville (author)
April 4, 1945 |
St. Louis, Missouri,
|Period||1988 - present|
Katherine Neville (born April 4, 1945) is an American author who writes adventure novels. Her novels include The Eight, A Calculated Risk, and The Magic Circle. In 2008, she released The Fire, the sequel to The Eight.
In the 1970s, Neville was an international consultant to the Algerian government, and in the late 1970s, she went to work at the Department of Energy's nuclear research site in Idaho. In between jobs and during school, she supported herself as a portrait painter and a model. These side jobs lead to her developing her own photography skills and eventually starting a photography business, which she ran for several years.
In 1980, she moved to San Francisco and eventually became a vice president at Bank of America.
Neville's novels have been translated in more than forty languages, and have been on bestseller lists across the globe. Her novel The Eight was voted by the Spanish journal El País as one of the top ten books of all time.
|1992||A Calculated Risk|
|1998||The Magic Circle|
|2008||The Fire||Sequel to The Eight|
- Katherine Neville Official Site - Biography, Accessed August 31, 2010.
- Katherine Neville Official Site - The Books, Accessed August 31, 2010.
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