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Sam Hawken

Sam Hawken is a novelist whose mainstream publishing career began in 2011 with the publication in the United Kingdom of The Dead Women of Juarez, a crime novel that used the real-life tragedy of female homicides in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez as the stepping-off point for a story of corruption, despair and redemption. It was shortlisted by the Crime Writers Association for the John Creasy New Blood Dagger.

When not writing, Hawken is a husband and the father of a son with autism. He is active in autism- and special needs-related causes, including Autism Speaks and the Special Olympics. He especially encourages donations to the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

Genres: Mystery
Series contributed to
Dagger Awards Best Book nominee (2015) : Missing