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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joseph Finder  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult;

Born: October 6, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Finder was born in Chicago, IL.

Biographical and Professional Information

Finder was educated at Yale College and the Harvard Russian Research Center. Currently resides in Boston, MA


Selected Titles At Your Library

Red carpet /
ISBN: 0030604842. OCLC Number:

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston,. New York :. ©1983.

"A New republic book." Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Moscow Club /
ISBN: 0670832669. OCLC Number:

Viking,. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :. 1991.

Charlie, a brilliant analyst for the CIA predicts a coup in the U.S.S.R. He finds links to his family history and becomes involved in a nightmare of violence and paranoia.

Extraordinary powers.
ISBN: 0752826514. OCLC Number:

Orion,. London :. 1999.

The zero hour /
ISBN: 0312934920. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's,. New York :. 2011.

A cat-and-mouse game between FBI agent Sarah Cahill and an international terrorist hired to destroy the Wall Street computer which handles the world's monetary transactions. The organizer is a revengeful American millionaire in Switzerland, wanted for insider trading, whose wife and daughter were killed by U.S. agents trying to bring him back. By the author of The Moscow Club.

High crimes /
ISBN: 1593353472. OCLC Number:

Brilliance Audio,. Grand Haven, MI :. ℗1998.

Harvard law professor Claire Heller Chapman's world is blown apart when her husband is arrested by federal agents for a crime he claims he did not commit. Her husband has been living under an alias and appears to be a secret military operative on the run.

Paranoia /
ISBN: 0312319142. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2004.

Trapped in a job he hates, Adam Cassidy, a young employee at a high-tech corporation, is caught attempting to manipulate the system and is offered a choice--prison, or spying at the headquarters of their competitor, Trion Systems.

Company man /
ISBN: 0312939426. OCLC Number:

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Despised after a massive layoff at his company, corporate CEO Nick Conover protects his two children from local hostilities but finds things spinning out of control when a stalker threatens his family and Nick is blamed for a murder.

Killer instinct /
ISBN: 0312347499. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Paperbacks,. New York :. 2007.

Lacking the competitive instincts considered necessary to get ahead in his sales job, Jason Steadman meets a recently-hired Iraq War veteran who recruits him for the company softball team and offers him a job in corporate security.

Vanished /
ISBN: 0312379080. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2009.

Lauren Heller and her husband Roger, a brilliant executive at a major corporation, are attacked in a Georgetown parking lot after an evening out. Knocked unconscious by the assailants, Lauren lies in a coma in the hospital while her husband has vanished without a trace. With nowhere else to turn, Lauren's teenage son Gabe reaches out to his uncle, Nick Heller, a high-powered investigator with a corporate intelligence firm in Washington, D.C. Having returned to town on the next available flight, Nick finds Lauren conscious, the police skeptical and his older brother Roger still missing. Nick and Roger have been on the outs since the arrest, trial and conviction of their father, the notorious "fugitive financier," Victor Heller. Whereas Roger chose to follow in their father's footsteps and join the corporate world, Nick instead rebelled. He enlisted in the Special Forces and later he served in a highly secretive intelligence unit in the Pentagon. Now working for one of the most respected firms of corporate "fixers," Nick's looking into his brother's disappearance unexpectedly pits him against the interests of some extremely influential forces in Washington, including his own boss. With few allies and many enemies, Nick is forced to seek help where he can-- including from his own despised father, still in prison in upstate New York. Nick finds himself on a collision course with one of the most powerful and secretive corporations in the world, whose minions will stop at nothing to protect the secrets that Nick Heller is determined to uncover-- secrets that reach into the highest levels of the government ... and may get Nick and everyone he's trying to protect killed.


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