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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
 

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Land of Shadows (2014)
(Detective Elouise Norton, book 1)
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"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."
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Blood Trail (2018)
(John Jordan Mystery, book 17)
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"Michael Lister delivers the good like Tyson in his prime, hard, fast and beautiful kind of brutal."
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Scavenger (2020)
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"Literary cinema verite, Chambers delivers a sly, slick and twisty hardcore mystery well worth the read."
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The Shadow People (2021)
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"Joe Clifford invites you to take a gander at the distorted images reflected in the funhouse mirror, and witness what happens when those images take three-dimensional form."
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Under Color of Law (2021)
(Trevor Finnegan, book 1)
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"Rugged, real, and timely, the authenticity crackles on each page in this unputdownable novel from Mr. Clark."

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