In a captivating virtual event held by The Poisoned Pen, bestselling author Jack Carr delved into the heart-pounding world of his latest book, The Devil’s Hand, in conversation with Barbara Peters. At the session, Carr discussed his inspirations, characters, and the creative process behind this gripping thriller, as well as the themes explored in his primal and visceral work The Terminal List.
Barbara introduced Carr reminiscing about their longstanding partnership that started with his debut novel. Carr shared his journey from military career to becoming an accomplished author, detailing his transition from service to storytelling.
Reflecting on his protagonist, Carr explained his motivation to continue Reece’s journey while exploring deeper psychological aspects. Carr’s engagement with current events and political climate also influenced the plot’s direction, as he addressed how adversaries learn from real-world occurrences. He emphasized the importance of adapting real-world experiences into his writing to make the story resonate and captivate readers.
The event provided fans with insights into Carr’s writing process, character development, and upcoming projects. He explained the story progression in his series, highlighting the themes of revenge, redemption, and the dark side of humanity.
The conversation also included Mark Greaney, who shared his excitement for the upcoming film adaptation of his book, The Gray Man and praised the talented cast involved in the project. Both authors expressed their support and admiration for each other’s work. Carr shared insights on adapting his works for screen and his approach to storytelling. “It’s a whole different medium, and I have a lot of respect for it,” he noted.
As the event concluded, Carr expressed gratitude for his readers and emphasized the significance of reader engagement in his writing journey. “I try to use those platforms as a way to say thank you to everyone because I couldn’t do what I love to do…without that,” he acknowledged.
The event offered a captivating glimpse into Jack Carr’s world of intrigue, action, and thought-provoking storytelling. If you enjoyed this event, share on social media to spread the word, and subscribe to our newsletter for more news and events with your favorite authors, or to discover new ones.