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Mark Sullivan

Biography

Mark Sullivan

Mark Sullivan is the acclaimed author of 18 novels, including the #1 New York Times bestselling Private series, which he writes with James Patterson. Mark has received numerous awards for his writing, including the WHSmith Fresh Talent Award, and his works have been named a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year.

He grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts, and graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in English before working as a volunteer in the Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa. Upon his return to the United States, he earned a graduate degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and began a career in investigative journalism.

An avid skier and adventurer, he lives with his wife in Bozeman, Montana, where he remains grateful for the miracle of every moment.

Mark Sullivan

Books by Mark Sullivan

by Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Historical Fiction

When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino Lella joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier, which they think will keep him out of combat. But after Pino is injured, he is recruited at the age of 18 to become the personal driver for Adolf Hitler’s left hand in Italy, General Hans Leyers. Now, with the opportunity to spy for the Allies inside the German High Command, Pino endures the horrors of the war and the Nazi occupation by fighting in secret, his courage bolstered by his love for Anna and for the life he dreams they will one day share.

by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Beautiful white-sand beaches, gorgeous women, and stunning natural beauty. It sounds like heaven on earth, but to Jack Morgan, head of the renowned international security firm Private, it's a place where threats are coming fast and furious. As summer reaches full swing, prominent clients he's supposed to protect are disappearing and bodies mysteriously start to litter the streets. The countdown to a deadly spectacle has begun. Jack must fight his way deep into the heart of a ruthless underworld and stop his most destructive enemies ever. Before their dark plan can reach its catastrophic end.

by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When Jack Morgan stops by Private's Paris office, he envisions a quick hello during an otherwise relaxing trip. But he is quickly pressed into duty after getting a call from his client, Sherman Wilkerson, asking him to track down his young granddaughter, who is on the run from a brutal drug dealer. Before Jack can locate her, several members of France's cultural elite are found murdered in stunning, symbolic fashion. The only link between the crimes is a mysterious graffiti tag. As religious and ethnic tensions simmer in the City of Lights, only Jack and his Private team can connect the dots before the smoldering powder keg explodes.

by Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Robin Monarch is a man with a complicated past and dangerous present, but first and foremost, he is a thief of the highest order. Orphaned at 12, Monarch originally stole for survival, then he stole for his friends and cohorts, now he steals to give back to the woman who saved his life many years ago. Monarch finds a lead on what might be his most audacious exploit ever. A previously undiscovered tribe in South America may well have the secret to the most sought-after knowledge in history --- that of eternal life.

by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When movie stars Thom and Jennifer Harlow disappear, facts are hard to find. They live behind such a high wall of security and image control that even world-renowned Private Investigator Jack Morgan can't get to the truth. But as Jack keeps probing, secrets sprout thick and fast --- and the world's golden couple may emerge as hiding behind a world of desperation and deception that the wildest reality show couldn't begin to unveil.

by Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Former CIA operative and master thief Robin Monarch and his counterpart, a mysterious Chinese agent, embark upon a dangerous journey into the underbelly of Southeast Asia, a world of corrupt Vietnamese Army officers, fanatical pirates, Hong Kong triad leaders, and volatile mercenaries living around the red light districts of Thailand. As they get closer and closer, Monarch learns that his whole mission may not be what it seems.

by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Chris Schneider is a superstar agent at Private Berlin, Germany's headquarters for the world's most powerful investigation firm. When Chris suddenly disappears, Mattie Engel, another one of Private Berlin's top agents and Chris's ex, throws herself into finding him. She follows three potential suspects, any one of whom would surely want Chris gone --- and one of them is evil enough to want him dead.

by Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Two years ago, Robin Monarch was a top level CIA operative --- until he abruptly walked away, leaving his old life and friends behind without a word of explanation. Now this ex-soldier, ex-operative, and orphan with a murky past is stealing from the super-rich. When a high-profile jewel heist goes wrong, Monarch is led into a carefully woven trap designed to force him to complete the very same mission he walked away from years ago.

by Mark Sullivan - Adventure, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Monarch’s abilities --- and his nerve --- are tested when he’s sent deep into the jungles of the Congo, into the encampment of an army of boy-soldiers under the leadership of a man calling himself Lieutenant Zed. He’s undercover as a black market diamond dealer. His job is to steal the largest, most perfect diamond yet seen before Zed is able to sell it and use the proceeds to continue waging war.

by Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Short Stories, Suspense, Thriller

BROTHERHOOD, the first in a series of stand-alone e-short stories, introduces readers to Robin Monarch. Currently locked up in a military supermax prison, the CIA offers Monarch one shot at freedom and a pardon. All he has to do is steal something from a highly secure position at ground zero of a war-zone and escape undetected.

by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Private, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. When a high-ranking member of the games’ organizing committee is killed, Peter Knight is on the case.