Peter Lance is a 5-time Emmy-winning investigative reporter now working as a screenwriter, novelist and non-fiction book author. With an MS from Columbia Univ. Graduate School of Journalism and a J.D. from Fordham Law School, Lance spent the first 15 years of his career as a print reporter & network correspondent. Starting at The Newport, R.I. Daily News while a student at Northeastern University, he won the Sevellon Brown Award from the New England A.P. Managing Editors Association. Lance next moved to WNET, the PBS flagship in NYC, where he won his 1st NY area Emmy and the Ohio State Award as a producer-reporter. Later, at WABC-TV Lance won his 2nd NY & 1st national Emmys along with the RFK Journalism prize. While getting his J.D., Lance worked as a Trial Prep Asst. in the Manhattan D.A.'s office. Moving to ABC News, Lance won his 4th Emmy for his probe of an arson ring in Chicago. In 1981 Lance became Investigative Correspondent for ABC News; covering 100's of stories worldwide for 20/20, NIGHTLINE, and WORLD NEWS TONIGHT. He won his 5th Emmy for an investigation of unnecessary surgery in an Arkansas hospital. Then, in 1987, he came to L.A. and began working as a writer and story editor on CRIME STORY and MIAMI VICE for NBC. In 1989 Lance became "show runner" on WISEGUY for CBS and later co-created MISSING PERSONS for ABC. He later served as a writer and producer on JAG (NBC) and THE SENTINEL (UPN). In 1997 Lance's first novel FIRST DEGREE BURN was a national best seller. Later, he adapted VEIL: THE SECRET WARS OF THE CIA, Bob Woodward's book for HBO and TERROR.NET for Showtime. In 2000 Lance returned to investigative reporting with his best-selling biography: THE STINGRAY. Following the 9/11 attacks Lance began investigating the FBI's original probe of WTC bomber Ramzi Yousef. The result was his acclaimed 2003 investigative book from HarperCollins 1000 YEARS FOR REVENGE. Lance followed with 9/11 Commission COVER UP in 2004. In TRIPLE CROSS, the final book in Lance's 9/11 investigative trilogy, he provided stunning evidence that senior FBI & DOJ officials may have obstructed justice in their failure to monitor Ali Mohamed, Osama bin Laden's chief U.S. spy. In April, 2010 Lance was appointed Research Scholar at the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at UCSB. He writes regularly for PLAYBOY magazine and The Santa Barbara News Press. His new HarperCollins book SIX SIX SIX is due in 2012. STRANGER 456 is his second novel.
Stranger 456by Peter Lance
STRANGER 456 is nonstop thriller documenting of the hunt for a serial killer named Axel who is harvesting bodies across all victim classes in defiance of any profile the FBI has ever encountered. Working against a ticking clock deadline as he uses the homicides to create some kind of master work, the brilliant but twisted killer is being pursued by Maddy Bergstrom a… See more details below
STRANGER 456 is nonstop thriller documenting of the hunt for a serial killer named Axel who is harvesting bodies across all victim classes in defiance of any profile the FBI has ever encountered. Working against a ticking clock deadline as he uses the homicides to create some kind of master work, the brilliant but twisted killer is being pursued by Maddy Bergstrom a tenacious young Sheriff's Deputy and Dr. T.C. Forbes, a veteran of the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit at Quantico. In a page-turner that begins on an icy mountain road in Washington State and climaxes in Axel's Midwestern lair, STRANGER 456 is unlike any take on the serial killer genre you've ever read. By five-time Emmy-winning former ABC News correspondent Peter Lance, the best-selling author of four non-fiction investigative books on the FBI for HarperCollins, STRANGER 456 will shatter all the myths you've encountered about these bizarre hunters of humans. Read more about the book and author at www.peterlance.com Email the author at firstname.lastname@example.org
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