When you need to get rid of a Presidential candidate, you need THE SILVER BEAR.
Columbus, the most respected and feared hitman in the criminal underworld, has killed many times using many weapons, including his bare hands. An assassin at the top of his profession, immune to the pressure of his chosen life, gliding silently beneath the view of law enforcement, he is what the Russians call a Silver Bear.
When Columbus takes the contract on a congressman running for President, he discovers that his quarry is tied to his own mysterious past. Soon, he's fighting to stay alive - and to make sure his target does not...
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. He is currently adapting the Robert Ludlum book The Matarese Circle for MGM. The taut, disturbing thriller THE SILVER BEAR is Derek Haas's first novel, and he is working on a sequel for next year.