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Spotlight: The Auctioneer by D.J. Williams


A fresh voice in mystery and suspense has emerged with his latest novel, The Auctioneer, a captivating covert international thriller filled with riveting characters and a gripping storyline amidst spellbinding twists and turns. Think: Bourne meets Bond meets National Treasure. It is a brilliant follow up to his previous novels, The Disillusioned and Waking Lazarus, which garnered the praise of Hollywood’s elite including Judith McCreary (Co-EP, Law & Order:SVU, Criminal Minds, and CSI) and Peter Anderson (Oscar Winner, Cinematographer). With the release of The Auctioneer slated for February 25, 2019, Williams is proving once again that he is a storyteller on the rise.


Chase Hardeman, a former special ops veteran, is left questioning whether his past covert missions in the Middle East are the cause of the chaos that’s erupted in his life. Dreams of leaving a clandestine war behind and becoming a legend like his father in the auction arena teeter on the brink once he implements a contingency plan amidst an FBI investigation. Captivated by an old flame, Chase navigates the dark corridors of the collector car world in search of a myth. He believes finding this hidden treasure will reveal answers to a ghost buried in the desert of Mosul known to US intelligence as the Prodigal. On this perilous quest, Chase is drawn closer to a deadly threat as he leverages the criminal underworld to prevent a global terrorist attack. With the clock ticking, Chase is forced to relive the past in an imminent showdown and discovers the truth is not as it seems.

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About the Author

With the DNA of a world traveler, D.J. Williams was born and raised in Hong Kong, has ventured into the jungles of the Amazon, the bush of Africa, and the slums of the Far East. His global travels have engrossed him in a myriad of cultures, and provided him with a unique perspective that has fueled his creativity during the course of over twenty years in both the entertainment industry and nonprofit sector.

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