David Morrell

David Morrell is a Canadian-American author, best known for his 1972 novel 'First Blood', which introduced the character John Rambo, later portrayed by Sylvester Stallone in the popular film series. Morrell's work spans several genres, including thriller, action, and historical fiction. He has written numerous novels, short stories, and non-fiction works, and is also known for his expertise in the thriller genre.


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  1. 1. The Totem

    "The Totem" by David Morrell is a gripping thriller that follows the story of a troubled young woman named Laura who becomes entangled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a relentless killer. As Laura tries to uncover the truth behind a series of brutal murders, she discovers a dark secret that connects her past to the present. With her life on the line, Laura must confront her deepest fears and outsmart her cunning adversary before it's too late.

    The 4444th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. The Brotherhood Of The Rose

    The novel revolves around two orphans, Saul and Chris, who were raised by a CIA operative to become elite assassins. Their deep-seated loyalty is put to the ultimate test when they discover that their mentor has turned against them, leading them into a harrowing game of cat-and-mouse across the globe. As they delve deeper into a conspiracy that involves a secret society known as The Brotherhood of the Rose, they must use all their skills and wits to survive while unraveling the truth about their past and the shadowy figures who dictate their fate.

    The 6156th Greatest Book of All Time