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Alafair Burke


USA flag (b.1969)
Daughter of James Lee Burke

Alafair Burke is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include the standalone thrillers The X, Long Gone and If You Were Here, and the Ellie Hatcher series: All Day and a Night, Never Tell, 212, Angel’s Tip, and Dead Connection. She is also the coauthor of the Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark. A former prosecutor, she is now a professor of criminal law and lives in Manhattan.
 
Series
Samantha Kincaid
1. Judgment Calls (2003)
2. Missing Justice (2004)
3. Close Case (2005)
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Ellie Hatcher
1. Dead Connection (2007)
2. Angel's Tip (2008)
     aka City of Fear
3. 212 (2010)
     aka City of Lies
4. Never Tell (2012)
5. All Day and a Night (2014)
Ellie Hatcher Collection (omnibus) (2014)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2017) : The Ex


Alafair Burke recommends
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Injustice For All (2010)
(Joe Dillard, book 3)
Scott Pratt
"Scott Pratt knows his stuff and it shows."
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Thunder Beach (2010)
(Merrick McKnight, book 1)
Michael Lister
"Thunder Beach is absolutely riveting."
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Voyeur (2010)
Daniel Judson
"Judson hits you with a 25,000-volt stun gun in chapter one and doesn't let up until the satisfying end."
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In Search of the Rose Notes (2011)
Emily Arsenault
"Feels like a beautifully written secret, whispered into the reader's ear."
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The Book of You (2014)
Claire Kendal
"Chilling, raw, and utterly addictive, THE BOOK OF YOU is the kind of psychological thriller that you will want to read in one gulp, only to find yourself terrified once the lights are off."
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The Secrets on Chicory Lane (2017)
Raymond Benson
"A beautifully written thriller, filled with richly drawn characters, memorable dialogue, and a searing portrayal of a life-long friendship. Raymond Benson is a talented storyteller, and this is one of his best novels yet."
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The Devil's Song (2017)
Lauren Stahl
"I was up all night, utterly riveted...It's hard to believe this is a debut. Lauren Stahl is a writer to watch."
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Best Friends Forever (2018)
Margot Hunt
"Best Friends Forever is a clever thriller that asks how far we'll go to protect our friends. Margot Hunt will keep you guessing until the final, satisfying twist."
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Green Sun (2018)
Kent Anderson
"Kent Anderson immediately pulls you into his taut, authentic depiction of a cop's life in early-80s Oakland. Green Sun is crime fiction at its best: smart, unflinching, and, ultimately, compassionate."
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The Banker's Wife (2018)
Cristina Alger
"In Cristina Alger’s expert hands, the world of complex international finance is the perfect setting for a gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us. The Banker's Wife is smart, savvy, and beautifully written. It grabs the reader by the gut and doesn’t let go until the last page."
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The Disappearing (2018)
Lori Roy
"Beautifully written and expertly plotted, The Disappearing is a twisty, haunting, and utterly riveting thriller. Lori Roy just gets better and better."

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