When he takes a contract, death follows.Notorious hitman Columbus is known in the trade as a silver bear: an expert assassin who earns top fees because he never defaults on a contract.Columbus believes himself immune to the pressures of his chosen life. But after a mission to take out a prominent mark on the streets of Paris, suddenly Columbus finds himself in a new position - as a target.Taut, intense, and action-packed, HUNT FOR THE BEAR is a cinematic thriller for fans of Robert Ludlum and Lee Child, and stars the same lead character as Haas's tense and disturbing debut thriller THE SILVER BEAR.
Derek Haas is a prominent Hollywood screenwriter whose recent credits include 3:10 To Yuma which starred Russell Crowe and Christian Bale, and Wanted starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman. Haas and his screenwriting partner Michael Brandt recently adapted Robert Ludlum's The Matarese Circle for MGM, and they are currently adapting the Richard Doetsch book The Thirteenth Hour for New Line. Visit www.derekhaas.com to find out more about the author.