New Book: The King of Fear

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A banker is assassinated in New York City. A geo-political crisis erupts half a world away. A man without a past arrives in the US, leaving a wake of destruction in his trail. These events are connected, but how? In this blistering sequel to the Ascendant, Garrett Reilly must find the answer before the American economy implodes. As banks fail, stocks crash, supermarket shelves go empty and the public begins to panic, Reilly dives headfirst into the chaos, confronting his own demons as he tries desperately to stop an all too imaginable Armageddon.

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Drew Chapman was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in History. His early work history included: bike messenger, newspaper reporter, bootleg T-shirt salesman and knish vendor at Yankee Stadium. He wrote his first novel in fourth grade. It remains unpublished.

After college Drew moved to Los Angeles and began working in film production. He got an agent and took a position as a staff writer for Disney Animation. He has since written on projects for studios including Disney, Fox, Universal, Warner Brothers and Sony. He wrote and directed a feature film, Stand Off, starring Dennis Haysbert and Robert Sean Leonard.

Drew works extensively in television, where he writes under the name Andrew Chapman. He has sold pilots to ABC, Fox, Amazon, ABC Family, and Sony. In 2014 Drew wrote and produced an eight part limited series for ABC called The Assets, and this year wrote on and co-executive produced the second season of the spy show Legends for TNT.

His first novel, The Ascendant, was released by Simon & Schuster in 2014. The sequel, The King of Fear, was published as an eBook series starting November 3, 2015, and was released in paperback February 16, 2016.


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By |January 5th, 2014|

So as I gear up for the final roll out of The Ascendant, I'm doing more and more press: radio interviews, an appearance on Good Morning America, book readings and signings at bookstores. This is a brand new world to me. As a screenwriter, you get interviewed every once in [...]

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By |January 5th, 2014|

I'll write about my experience on the morning program tomorrow. But I thought I would post a few photos tonight. This one is me talking to David Muir, the host.  And then this one is my favorite,  a screen grab of my book being projected on the Good Morning America [...]

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By |December 28th, 2013|

As someone who has been at this writing thing for many a year, I can say with certainty that it is better to be too busy than not busy enough. There have been plenty of days in the past when I sat waiting for the phone to ring. (Actually, there [...]

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