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Robert Dugoni


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A writer turned lawyer turned writer.
Robert Dugoni was born in Idaho and raised in Northern California the middle child of a family of ten siblings. Dugoni jokes that he didn't get much of a chance to talk, so he wrote. By the seventh grade he knew he wanted to be a writer.

Dugoni wrote his way to Stanford University, receiving writing awards along the way, and majored in communications/journalism and creative writing while working as a reporter for the Stanford Daily. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and worked briefly as a reporter in the Metro Office and the San Gabriel Valley Office of the Los Angeles Times.

Genres: Mystery, Literary Fiction, Thriller
 
Non fiction
The Cyanide Canary (2004) (with Joseph Hilldorfer)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Paperback original nominee (2017) : The 7th Canon


Robert Dugoni recommends
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Shedrow (2010)
Dean DeLuke
"Shedrow is one to read and DeLuke is a new writer to watch."
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The Good Neighbor (2015)
A J Banner
"A riveting psychological thriller with twists and turns I didn't see coming."
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The Drum Within (2016)
(Denise Aragon, book 1)
James R Scarantino
"A masterpiece. I loved it."
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Dead Man's Bridge (2017)
(Jake Cantrell Mystery, book 1)
Robert J Mrazek
"Intriguing plot. A hero to root for."
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Saving Grace (2018)
(Fleetwood and Sheils, book 2)
Simon Wood
"Nail-biting suspense in a high-stakes thriller. Simon Wood’s gift is a dizzying pace packed with twists and turns to the very last enjoyable word."
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The First Family (2018)
Daniel Palmer and Michael Palmer
"High-stakes and intelligent, The First Family is everything you want in a medical thriller. Chilling!"
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A Fatal Obsession (2018)
(McCabe and Savage, book 6)
James Hayman
"A first-rate storyteller at the top of his game."
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What She Gave Away (2018)
(Santa Barbara , book 1)
Catharine Riggs
"A superb novel from a unique writer with a distinctive voice. Honest, terrifyingly believable, and destined for bestseller lists."
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We, the Jury (2018)
Robert Rotstein
"The best legal thriller this year. Rotstein's insight into the insidious nature of jurors and jury trials blew me away. A masterpiece of voice, character and points of view. Get it. Buy it. And become part of We The Jury."
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What Have You Done (2018)
Matthew Farrell
"A must-read thriller! Intense, suspenseful, and fast-paced—I was on the edge of my seat."

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