Scott Klug is a former United States Congressman, an Emmy award winning journalist, and a relentless world traveler. A long time student of comparative religion and archaeology.
"Over the last 20 years I've visited a number of sites in this book and I knew somewhere in between the dark alleys of Stockholm and an obscure Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka there was a good story lurking. I've always contended the occult traditions of major faiths have more in common than most people think. And just maybe there is an alliance of Holy Men of different faiths willing to battle together to put a stop to evil.
I never really wanted to be a politician. I always wanted to be an archaeologist when I grew up.
So welcome to my first novel. Think The Da Vinci Code meets "Indiana Jones."
Scott Klug is the Managing Director of Public Affairs at the national law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP. He also co-chairs the firm's Client Service Team.
For eight years, Klug represented Madison, Wisconsin in the U.S. Congress, where he developed an expertise in health care, insurance, financial services, telecommunications and energy policy.
Before his career in politics, Klug was an Emmy Award winning reporter for television stations in Washington, D.C., Seattle and his native Wisconsin. Before he joined Foley he founded a regional magazine and book publishing company which he sold in 2007.
He holds an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Wisconsin, a Master's in journalism from Northwestern and a B.A. from Lawrence University. A seasoned world traveler, Mr. Klug has led training programs on journalism and political campaigns for the U.S. State Department in Venezuela, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates; for the International Republican Institute in Indonesia and Guatemala and for Internews in Uzbekistan. During his tenure in Congress, he led delegations to the U.K., New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. He also participated in other trips to Algeria, Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe, Oman, Jordan, Egypt, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan
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VideosChannel 3 Interview Madison
Former U.S. Congressman Scott Klug describes his new novel on Channel 3 News at 5:00
The Hesitant Warrior
by Scott Klug
The death of a monk in a terrorist attack reignites a blood feud simmering since the days of the Crusades. Caught in the cross fire is Father Pete Farrell, a Navy seal turned Jesuit who is caught between his vows of peace and his oath to protect the innocent. His adversary, an Iraqi officer turned fanatic who killed his unit during Desert Storm. Hard to not make it personal. A fast paced thriller.
by Scott Klug
“Indiana Jones meets the DaVinci Code” WSJ 7/19/13
Four men of faith confront an ancient evil, and a sinister conspiracy whose tentacles stretch from Stockholm to Singapore. At the heart of the thriller is a Green Beret turned Priest who is an expert in the black market sale of stolen artifacts. When you stare down evil, a few prayers can help, but so can a well-aimed sniper rifle.
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