White's first novel,
(1991), featured Boulder,
Colorado psychologist Alan Gregory who is convinced
that one of his his patients, Michael McClelland, is a killer who
will strike again, and sure enough he does.
Fourteen books later, White has resurrected Michael
McClelland in what some reviewers are calling his
finest book to date.
Former meteorologist Michael
McClelland's earlier excesses nearly cost Dr Gregory
and his wife, Lauren, their lives. Now, like
every self-respecting fictional psychopathic
mass-murderer, he's escaped
from the mental hospital for an encore. This
time around, it's not just Gregory and Lauren who
are in his sights but everyone who he holds responsible for his...
Beyond the Book
grew up in
New York, New Jersey, and
Southern California and attended
the University of California
at Irvine (where he
lasted three weeks as a creative
writing major) and Los Angeles,
before graduating from Berkeley
in 1972. Along the way he
learned to fly small planes,
worked as a tour guide at
Universal Studios in Los
Angeles, cooked, waited
tables and tended bar.
Trained as a clinical
psychologist, he received his
Ph.D. from the University of
Colorado in 1979 and became
known as an authority on...