In the era of “fake news,” when facts are suspect and reporters are targets, White House Correspondent Lark Chadwick is thrust into the midst of a media-bashing frenzy. Fake is a real-life look behind the scenes at the ethical struggles of a female journalist in a #MeToo world walking the line between personal feelings and dispassionate objectivity – trying to discern the difference
between what’s real . . . and what’s fake.
Fast Track is one of those rare novels that you simply can’t put down. I was hooked on page one and it was non-stop until the very end – an emotional roller coaster.
Fake, by John DeDakis, is so
vivid and feels so real that he resets the bar for inside-the-Beltway thrillers.
It’s no surprise that veteran journalist John DeDakis so accurately depicts the life and work of a reporter, but how DeDakis can so accurately write from a woman’s point of view is nothing short of astounding.
Author, Investigative Journalist
Fake by John DeDakis is “a gripping, topical tale about the difficulties of discerning the truth in the new world of fake news."
In Bullet in the Chamber, “John DeDakis combines the heart-stopping and heartbreaking in a story of drugs, drones, corruption and politics. Lark’s latest adventure is entertaining and harrowing. And always riveting.”
“60 Minutes” Producer
As a young female journalist, I spent most
of this novel wondering how John DeDakis
got into my head. Troubled Water is sharp, suspenseful and – most importantly,
10 Tampa Bay
What happens when you pair
a cub reporter with murder, mayhem, and a handsome bad boy? A great read. Once again, John DeDakis proves he knows how to write a gripping thriller.
I loved Troubled Water.
Lark is like an old friend. I’m glad she’s back and as fierce as ever. Bluff is a good, fast read. I can’t wait until the next adventure.
Former CNN Anchor
Loyola Marymount University
DeDakis crawls inside the mind of a twenty-something female, authentically capturing her character, curiosity and self expression in this can’t-put-down thriller.