After years of frustrating fertility problems, Ellen and Eric Sommers are delighted when they find they are expecting their first child. Their friends and family share their joy, but a stranger also revels in the news. Frank Mallory suffered his own frustrations in his attempts to become a family man and believes his destiny is to create a family by whatever means necessary, including murder.
Michael S. Patterson grew up in western Massachusetts and obtained his B.A. from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont, and his law degree from Loyola Law School. A former trial lawyer, he currently serves as in-house counsel for a television network. Michael, his wife, Laura, and their three children live in Southern California. The Family Man is his first novel.
“First-time novelist Patterson has revealed himself as a writer to watch...his characters resonate deeply and keep the pages turning.”
— Minneapolis Star Tribune by Bruce Southworth
Publication Date: February 28, 2001