Carol Stream, Illinois – Oscar-nominated screenwriter and New York Times bestselling author Randall Wallace will publish a new novel with Tyndale House Publishers, currently scheduled for release in the summer of 2011.
Wallace’s book, a contemporary drama about a grieving young doctor’s journey to recover and employ his unique surgical skills, is tentatively titled The Touch.
“Randall Wallace has an innate ability to tell a story that stirs our desire to display the best human qualities—courage, nobility, sacrifice, and faith. That’s why we’re delighted to have the opportunity to partner together to bring his inspiring and compelling writing to a new and broader audience of readers,” said Karen Watson, Associate Publisher of Fiction, Tyndale.
Wallace has written four feature films: We Were Soldiers, Pearl Harbor, The Man in the Iron Mask, and the 1995 Academy Award–winning film Braveheart. For his work on Braveheart, he received the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, as well as Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. He directed the film Secretariat, released by Disney Studios fall 2010. A Southern California resident, Wallace is the founder of Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity.