The movie adaptations of THE BOURNE IDENTITY, THE BOURNE SUPREMACY and THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM have been massive critical and popular successes, bringing a whole new generation to Bourne and to Robert Ludlum During a career spanning 30 years, Ludlum sold 220 million copies in 40 countries and in 32 different languages Eric Van Lustbader is a bestselling thriller and fantasy writer in his own right
Eric Van Lustbader is the author of numerous novels in a variety of styles, but is most widely known as the author of twenty international bestselling thrillers including THE NINJA and BLACK HEART. Born in New York City, he currently lives in New York State. After a successful career in the theatre, Robert Ludlum launched his career as a best-selling writer with THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE in 1971, the first of twenty-two consecutive international bestsellers. Robert sadly passed away in March 2001.