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T Jefferson Parker


USA flag (1953 - )

T Jefferson Parker was born in Los Angeles and has lived all his life in Southern California. He was educated in public schools in Orange County, and earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Irvine, in 1976.
 
Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
My California (2004) (with Mark Arax, Michael Chabon, Firoozeh Dumas, Edward Humes, Aimee Liu, Mary Mackey, Devorah Major, Thomas Steinbeck, Héctor Tobar, Donna Wares and Matt Warshaw)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2001) : Red Light
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2002) : Silent Joe
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Silent Joe
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2005) : California Girl
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2005) : California Girl
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2005) : California Girl


T Jefferson Parker recommends
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Only in the Ashes (1997)
(Anne Menlo, book 2)
Maxine O'Callaghan
"O'Callaghan... takes us into the extremes of evil and innocence."
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The Guards (2001)
(Jack Taylor, book 1)
Ken Bruen
"The Guards blew me away. It's dark, funny and moving - just for starters. With a sharp eye and a lyrical voice, Ken Bruen takes us on a powerful odyssey through the mean streets of Galway, straight into the Irish heart. Bruen's tale is a potent draft of desire and hopelessness, conviction and surrender, inadvertent heroism and unexpected grace. This is mystery writing f a high order."
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Flesh and Blood: Erotic Tales of Crime and Passion (2001)
Max Allan Collins and Jeff Gelb
"FLESH and BLOOD is a wonderful addition to any mystery lover's bookcase. Kind of nasty, kind of grim, often funny and always entertaining - I enjoyed these stories very much."
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Dead Water (2001)
(Loon Lake Fishing Mystery, book 3)
Victoria Houston
"Gripping, atmospheric and smart."
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Baby Game (2005)
Randall Hicks
"A comic mystery in the best sense of words."
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Dark Side of the Moon (2006)
(Laura Cardinal, book 2)
J Carson Black
"A strong new voice in American crime fiction."
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Buy Back (2010)
Brian M Wiprud
"Buy Back is Wiprud's best and biggest novel yet - his breakout book."
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The Benefit of Doubt (2015)
Neal Griffin
"A fine debut. The police work is definitive, the emotions run high, and the hero Ben Sawyer is one you will root for."
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The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes (2017)
Leonard Goldberg
"Loaded with suspense and believable characters."
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The Driver (2017)
Hart Hanson
"Hart Hanson has given us a wonderful debut novel in The Driver."

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