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John Gardner


(John Edmund Gardner)
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aka Edmund McCoy, Derek Torry

John Gardner is one of the world's premier thriller writers, and has published more than forty novels, many of which have been bestsellers. Among Gardner's works are sixteen books in the legendary James Bond series, including Win, Lose, or Die and Never Send Flowers; he has also written six books featuring Big Herbie Kruger, most recently Confessor and Maestro, which was a New York Times Book of the Year. A graduate of Cambridge University who did his postgraduate work at Oxford, he has variously been a stage magician, an officer in the Royal Marines, a theatrical journalist, a lecturer in Shakespearean production and a priest in the Church of England.

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Historical Mystery
 
Novels
   A Complete State of Death (1969) (as by Derek Torry)
   The Censor (1970)
   Every Night's a Bullfight (1971)
   The Corner Men (1974) (as by Derek Torry)
   The Werewolf Trace (1975)
   To Run a Little Faster (1976)
   The Dancing Dodo (1978)
   Golgotha (1980)
     aka The Last Trump
   The Director (1982)
   Flamingo (1983)
   Blood of the Fathers (1992) (as by Edmund McCoy)
     aka Unknown Fears
   Day of Absolution (2000)
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Series contributed to
James Bond
   16. License Renewed (1981)
   17. For Special Services (1982)
   18. Icebreaker (1983)
   19. Role of Honour (1984)
     aka Role of Honor
   20. Nobody Lives Forever (1986)
   21. No Deals, Mr. Bond (1987)
   22. Scorpius (1988)
   23. Win, Lose Or Die (1989)
   24. Brokenclaw (1990)
   25. The Man from Barbarossa (1991)
   26. Death Is Forever (1992)
   27. Never Send Flowers (1993)
   28. Seafire (1994)
   29. Cold Fall (1996)
     aka Cold
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