Hank Searls

(Henry Hunt Searls)
USA flag (b.1922)

aka Lee Costigan

Born Henry Hunt Searls Jr. novelist and screenwriter Hank Searls, author of the best-selling Overboard, Jaws II (based on the movie), and Sounding, is creator of the New Breed TV series and writer for the 1960's classic television series The Fugitive . His novel Pilgrim Project became Robert Altman's film Countdown. He has lived most of his life on, under, or over the ocean, having been a world-cruising yachtsman, underwater photographer, and Navy flier.

Genres: Thriller
   The Big X (1959)
   Never Kill A Cop (1959) (as by Lee Costigan)
   The Astronaut (1962)
   The New Breed (1962) (as by Lee Costigan)
   The Hard Sell (1964) (as by Lee Costigan)
   The Pilgrim Project (1965)
   The Deceivers (1967) (as by Lee Costigan)
   Hero Ship (1969)
   Young Joe (1969)
   Pentagon (1971)
   The Crowded Sky (1977)
   Overboard (1977)
   Jaws 2 (1978)
   Firewind (1981)
   Sounding (1982)
   Blood Song (1984)
   Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
   Kataki (1987)
   The Adventures of Mike Blair (1988)
   The Penetrators (1988)
   Altitude Zero (1991)
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