It is said that some people are born for trouble. Grant Davis is one of those people who, through no fault of his own except relying too heavily on others, finds himself at the center of a deadly conspiracy.
Who fixed this?! The Riveting Life of Grant Davis, as seen on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, is the debut novel by newly acclaimed author Pei Barrington. It follows the life of the charming Grant Davis, a man of the world with a deep appreciation for nature, family and friends – a poignantly honest character who is rarely seen in today’s fast-paced world of fast-moving media. is seen.
In the story that made the iconic 2022 . won Stellar Book AwardTrue events mix with fantasy in a mixed cosmopolitan cocktail of danger and delight. A cast of characters are drawn from, from dark and menacing to bizarre and memorable. Each new face entering the story may be a passing fantasy to titillate protagonist Grant, or may hold a treacherous secret that threatens to destroy him. Old friends, new acquaintances and violent enemies combine in one uniquely readable thriller.
In the summer of 1995, Upstate New York is deceptively quiet and peaceful. One night, old dangers become new when Grant Davis is placed in his own home, and injected with a toxic venom. With his life on the line, he makes the leap to search for answers – and cures. From the gleaming streets of Manhattan to the palm groves of Florida, Grant puts his health on the line to care for his dying father and aging mother. But in the end he has no choice but to pursue his salvation.
His journey then takes him across the ocean to the Black Forest of Germany. Impressed by the serenity of the Bavarian Alps, Grant is welcomed into the sanctuary of the brilliant Dr. Siegfried … and the beautiful pastry chef Ursula. In the doctor’s care (and in Ursula’s arms), Grant submits to a battery of tests and experimental procedures, determined to survive at least long enough to uncover the perpetrators of the deadly conspiracy against him.
Author P.E. Barrington is asked how true his epic novel is – and what the invention is. His answer is that each reader should figure it out for himself – but he acknowledges that some of Grant’s struggles are familiar to him. Before starting his novel, Barrington suffered a serious car accident that nearly took his life. During his long and painful recovery, he began to write down his thoughts, feelings, memories and experiences, which culminated in his award-winning debut novel.
Danger from the past…
“Two months later, I got a collect call from Sing Sing. Yes, that Sing Sing, maximum security state prison north of New York City. Of course, I didn’t accept the charges, because I didn’t know anyone who was sent there. After all, I didn’t make a habit of finding the culprits and befriending them. Whoever it was, the caller yelled at the operator as she was talking to me. After I rejected the call, I told her loud and clear Heard he was threatening to kill me!
He then called a few more times, always with the same message: “I’m going to kill you, and you won’t see it coming!”
I replied “Obviously your employer hasn’t educated you on your subject. Two things you should know: There are a handful of Alphabet agencies that have been keeping tabs on me for a very long time. Actually every phone is being monitored for decades. Even while we are talking, this phone call is triangulated and all your information as well as all of your colleague’s information is being checked in real time. Your entire existence is going to be under a zoom microscope from now on, so, get ready for a stormy storm! Well, you can’t kill me.”
He asked “Why is it so?”
I replied… “Because… I’m already dead!”
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