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K J Parker



A pseudonym used by Tom Holt

K.J. Parker is a pseudonym for Tom Holt. The author's true name was revealed on 21 April 2015.

According to the biographical notes in some of Parker's books, Parker has previously worked in law, journalism, and numismatics, and now writes and makes things out of wood and metal. It is also claimed that Parker is married to a solicitor and now lives in southern England. According to an autobiographical note, Parker was raised in rural Vermont, a lifestyle which influenced Parker's work.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Horror
 
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Series
Fencer
   1. The Colours in the Steel (1998)
   2. The Belly of the Bow (1999)
   3. The Proof House (2000)
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Scavenger
   1. Shadow (2001)
   2. Pattern (2002)
   3. Memory (2003)
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Engineer
   1. Devices and Desires (2005)
   2. Evil for Evil (2006)
   3. The Escapement (2007)
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Saloninus
   1. Blue and Gold (2010)
   2. The Devil You Know (2016)
   3. The Big Score (2021)
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Prosper's Demon
   1. Prosper's Demon (2020)
   2. Inside Man (2021)
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Novels
   The Company (2008)
   The Folding Knife (2010)
   The Hammer (2011)
   Sharps (2012)
   Savages (2015)
   Pulling the Wings Off Angels (2022)
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Collections
   Academic Exercises (2014)
   The Father of Lies (2018)
   Under My Skin (2023)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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