Author/ABC News producer Michele McPhee has landed a book deal with for World English rights with University Press of New England for a new book which will explore the Boston Marathon bombing.
McPhee covered the event and the court proceedings of the accused bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and will also attend his trial which begins today. Maximum Harm will examine the family history of the accused bomber brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev’; the dangers of Islamic extremism, as well as the role U.S. intelligence played in the bombing.
Stephen P. Hull was the acquiring editor. Sharlene Martin of Martin Literary Management represented McPhee.
A portion of the book sales will be donated to the Martin Richard Foundation, which honors an 8-year-old boy who was killed on that tragic day.