Max Elliot Anderson grew up as a struggling, reluctant reader. After
surveying the market, he sensed the need for action-adventures and
mysteries for readers 8 and up, especially boys.
Mr. Anderson was a
producer of the nationally televised PBS special, Gospel at the
Symphony that was nominated for an Emmy, and won a Grammy for the double
album soundtrack. He won a best cinematographer award for the film,
Pilgrim’s Progress, which was the first feature film in which Liam
Neeson had a staring role. He has produced, directed, or shot over 500
national television commercials for True Value Hardware Stores. Mr.
Anderson owns The Market Place, a client-based video production company
for medical and industrial clients. His productions have taken him all
over the world including India, New Guinea, Europe, Canada, and across
the United States.
Using his extensive experience in the
production of motion pictures, videos, and television commercials, Mr.
Anderson brings the same visual excitement and heart-pounding action to
his stories. Each book has completely different characters, setting, and
Several books are published, with an additional
twenty-eight manuscripts completed. Young readers have reported that
reading one of Mr. Anderson’s books is like being in an exciting or