David Baldacci is a worldwide bestselling writer. He writes books for children and adults and they are published in over forty-five different languages and in more than eighty countries, and with more than 110 million copies in print, he is one of the world's favourite storytellers. The Finisher was his first book for young adults and film rights have been bought, with the producer of Spiderman attached. The Width of the World is the third book in the Vega Jane sequence, following on from The Finisher and The Keeper . David is the co-founder, along with his wife, of the Wish You Well Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating illiteracy across America. David is still a resident of his native Virginia.