Lawrence De Maria
Lawrence De Maria, who began his career as a general interest reporter (winning an Associated Press award for his crime writing),eventually became senior editor at The New York Times, where he wrote hundreds of stories and features, often on Page 1. A regular contributor to the weekly Market Place column, he headed the Times’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated coverage during the 1987 stock market crash. After he left the Times, De Maria became Executive Director of the Forbes newsletter division. Then, following a brief stint in corporate America — during which he helped uncover the $7 billion Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme — he returned to journalism as Managing Editor of the Naples Sun Times, a Florida weekly, until its sale to the Scripps chain. De Maria, now a novelist and screenwriter, has published several thrillers and mysteries available on Amazon.com. His website is www.lawrencedemaria.com.
66 entries by Lawrence De Maria
By Charles R. Geisst
Nefarious banking practices have long been with us.
By Joseph Turow
If you feel like Big Brother is watching, it’s because he is.
By Steve Twomey
A riveting, page-turning addition to the WWII canon.
It’s not all orange juice and heatstroke down there, you know…
By William Albracht and Marvin J. Wolf
A debate about strategy — but not courage.
The CIA recruits a retired FBI agent for a special mission in this breezy international thriller.
In the latest “Lincoln Lawyer” crime novel, L.A. defense attorney Mickey Haller takes on a particularly disreputable client.
A disillusioned CIA operative turned PI takes on a case only to find that the man he's searching for may not exist.
An overstuffed novel is both thriller and social critique.
A severed arm and the chance for professional redemption lead off the author’s latest novel.
This skillfully written thriller features a failed Nazi plot to assassinate FDR in the scary days leading up to World War II.
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An Edinburgh detective is sent to investigate a brutal killing on the Isle of Lewis, where his police work gets tripped up by a flood of personal memories.
On affluent Pepys Road in London, the economic crisis is withering for a diverse group of residents already unsettled by the crumbling society around them.
Set in rural Vermont this murder mystery supplies the requisite body plus a domesticated pig and helpful household hints.
Richard L. Brandt
The story of how a young entrepreneur exploited new opportunities in Internet marketing and made a fortune selling books.
In this sweeping thriller that captures 500 years of Middle Eastern history, treachery surrounds an upper-crust British spy sent to check out the Baghdad Railroad project.
Mind-altering nano particles, Hollywood moviemaking and family blackmail color this head-spinning techno-thriller.
Crime-solving by coincidence, in the latest mystery featuring the intrepid Hannah Ives.
In this entertaining novel, two stand-up cops-turned-lawyers are rough around the edges yet unusually skilled at defending the bad guys.Reviewed by Lawrence De Maria
This novel which follows a Polish family in its journey of survival during and after World War II undoubtedly will be compared to William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice.