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Gary Phillips

USA flag (b.1955)

GARY PHILLIPS has written novels and short stories featuring PI Ivan Monk. He writes on politics and pop culture for such as the Los Angeles Times, LA Watts Times, Rap Pages, the San Francisco Examiner Examiner, Freestyle and Black Scholar. He occasionally loses money at the poker table, watches his kids play sports, and finds that walking the dog is a fine excuse to light up a stogie.

Genres: Mystery, Western, Science Fiction, General Fiction, Horror
Gary Phillips recommends
Land of Shadows (2014)
(Detective Elouise Norton, book 1)
Rachel Howzell Hall
"A hard-hitting tale of a modern, complex Los Angeles. Well-written and deftly paced... a story that stays with you after the last page is read."
Blood Trail (2018)
(John Jordan Mystery, book 18)
Michael Lister
"Michael Lister delivers the good like Tyson in his prime, hard, fast and beautiful kind of brutal."
Scavenger (2020)
Christopher Chambers
"Literary cinema verite, Chambers delivers a sly, slick and twisty hardcore mystery well worth the read."

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