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J A Konrath


(Joseph Konrath)
USA flag (b.1970)

aka Jack Kilborn, Joe Kimball

Joseph Andrew Konrath was born in Skokie. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago in 1992.
 

Joe is also the editor of the hitman anthology These Guns For Hire. His short stories have appeared in more than sixty magazines and collections, and his work has been translated into ten languages.
He has sold over 500,000 ebooks.

Joe is married, has three children and three dogs (Jack, Herb, and Harry) and currently lives in a suburb of Chicago.
 

Genres: Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Paranormal Romance
 
New and upcoming books
October 2024

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Pink Lady
(Jack Daniels, book 23)
December 2024

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Free
(Codename: Chandler, book 9)
Series
Jack Daniels
   1. Whiskey Sour (2004)
   2. Bloody Mary (2005)
   3. Rusty Nail (2006)
   4. Dirty Martini (2007)
   5. Shot of Tequila (2009)
   6. Fuzzy Navel (2008)
   65 Proof (2009)
   7. Cherry Bomb (2009)
   Banana Hammock (2010)
   8. Dead On My Feet (2017)
   9. Serial Killers Uncut (2011) (with Blake Crouch)
     aka Killers Uncut
   10. Shaken (2011)
   With A Twist (2011)
   11. Stirred (2012) (with Blake Crouch)
   Lady 52 (2014) (with Jude Hardin)
   12. Dying Breath (2018)
   13. Everybody Dies (2018)
   14. Rum Runner (2016)
   15. Last Call (2016)
   16. White Russian (2017)
   17. Shot Girl (2019)
   18. Chaser (2019)
   19. Old Fashioned (2021)
   20. Bite Force (2022)
   21. Jack Rose (2023)
   22. Witch Brew (2023)
   23. Pink Lady (2024)
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Konrath Dark Thriller Collective
   1. The List (2009)
   2. Origin (2009)
   3. Afraid (2008)
   4. Trapped (2009)
   5. Endurance (2010)
   6. Haunted House (2013)
   7. Webcam (2016)
   8. Disturb (2009)
   10. The Nine (2021)
   11. Second Coming (2022)
   12. Close Your Eyes (2024)
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Origin
   1. Origin (2009)
   2. Holes in the Ground (2014) (with Iain Rob Wright)
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Jack Daniels / Alex Chapa Mystery (with Henry Perez)
   1. Floaters (2009)
   2. Burners (2012)
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Andrew Mayhem (with Jeff Strand)
   Suckers (2011)
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Codename: Chandler (with Ann Voss Peterson)
   1. Flee (2011)
   2. Spree (2012)
   3. Three (2013)
   4. Hit (2013)
   5. Exposed (2011)
   6. Naughty (2013)
   7. Rescue (2015)
   8. Fix (2015)
   9. Free (2024)
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Phineas Troutt
   Street Music (2011)
   1. Dead On My Feet (2017)
   Epitaph (2017)
   2. Dying Breath (2018)
   3. Everybody Dies (2018)
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Insane Sci-Fi Action! (as by Joe Kimball)
   1. Timecaster (2011)
   2. Timecaster Supersymmetry (2012)
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Andrew Z. Thomas (with Blake Crouch)
   4. Stirred (2012)
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Daniels/Rakowski Thriller (with Garth Perry)
   1. Abductions (2015)
   2. Beat Down (2015)
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Stop a Murder
   Answer Book: The Complete Cases Books 1-5 (2017)
   1. How (2017)
   2. Where (2017)
   3. Why (2017)
   4. Who (2017)
   5. When (2017)
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What Happened To Lori
   1. Genesis (2019)
   2. Revelations (2019)
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Novels
   Truck Stop (2009) (as by Jack Kilborn)
   Draculas (2010) (with others)
   Grandma? (2013) (with Talon Konrath)
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Collections
   Crime Stories (2010)
   Horror Stories (2010)
   Murdermouth: Zombie Bits (2010) (as by Jack Kilborn) (with Jonathan Maberry and Scott Nicholson)
   Grave Conditions (2010) (with others)
   Horror Stories: Twenty Four Scary Tales (2011) (as by Jack Kilborn)
   65 Proof Collection (2011)
   Like A Chinese Tattoo (2012) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Four Pack of Jack (2005)
   Six Pack Of Crime (2006)
   Planter's Punch (2009) (with Tom Schreck)
   The Screaming (2011) (as by Jack Kilborn)
   Shapeshifters Anonymous (2011)
   Symbios (2011) (as by Joe Kimball)
   Wild Night Is Calling (2011) (with Ann Voss Peterson)
   Babe on Board (2011) (with Ann Voss Peterson)
   Straight Up (2013) (with Iain Rob Wright)
   Babysitting Money (2015) (with Ken Lindsey)
   Jacked Up! (2015) (with Tracy Sharp)
   October Dark (2015) (with Joshua Simcox)
   The Agreement (2016)
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Anthologies edited
   These Guns for Hire (2009)
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Series contributed to
Serial
   1. Serial Uncut (2011) (with Blake Crouch (as by Jack Kilborn) )
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J A Konrath recommends
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Terminal (2021)
(Sarah Stone, book 4)
Iain Rob Wright
"Iain Rob Wright scares the hell out of me."
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The Thief of All Light (2018)
(Santero and Rein, book 1)
Bernard Schaffer
"Schaffer is the real deal. His writing will knock you out."
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Lawyer Trap (2010)
(Nick Teffinger Thriller)
R J Jagger
"Lawyer Trap is a terrifying gripping cross between James Patterson and John Grisham. Jagger has created a truly killer debut."

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Anthologies containing stories by J A Konrath
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The Thrill List (2016)
An Anthology of Crime Thriller Quick Reads
edited by
Catherine Lea
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Hint Fiction (2010)
An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer
edited by
Robert Swartwood

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Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel nominee (2005) : Whiskey Sour
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2008) : Dirty Martini


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