Find the best quotes by Nelson DeMille.
I’ve always been fascinated by the Gold Coast. The homes themselves are spectacular, unlike anything you’ll see other than in Newport, Bar Harbor or Palm…
There is no terra incognito left.
You have to go out of your way as a suspense novelist to find situations where the protagonists are somewhat helpless and in real danger.
The world has gotten smaller and more accessible since I first started writing in the 70’s.
Stephen King once told me he liked my writing. And that was great.
It’s good to stay as close to real life as you can, and then kind of dress it up.
I thought to myself, what is everyone’s worst fear? Nuclear terrorism in America.
I used the pen name because I knew I wanted to write better novels under my own name someday.
I read ‘Time’, ‘Newsweek’ and ‘The Economist’.
I had a very strong desire to be successful at something.
I don’t name sources.
G.I. humor is similar to cop humor.
Chemical and biological attacks are scary and will kill a lot of people but don’t rise to the level of nuclear.
Even the most radical Islamic terrorist would not want to see the revered holy city of Medina go up. It would be like losing the…
There are Mafia families that have bought magnificent houses on the North Shore, although not yet the great estates because they don’t want that kind…
There are a lot of books about the passing of the English aristocracy, but the vast majority of Long Islanders don’t understand their own backyard.…
Writing doesn’t leave much time for hobbies, unless you consider that I began writing as a hobby and have made the hobby into a profession.
I generally unwind by having dinner with close friends.
If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real…
We’re all pilgrims on the same journey – but some pilgrims have better road maps.
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