Jonathan Valin


(Jonathan Louis Valin)
USA flag (b.1947)

Jonathan (born in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American mystery author best known for the Harry Stoner detective series. He won the Shamus Award for best mystery novel of 1989.
After writing eleven Harry Stoner novels over a 14-year period, he took a break from mystery writing to help found Fi, a magazine of music criticism.

He now works as an editor and reviewer for magazines.He is an alumnus of the University of Chicago and lived in Chicago for many years.
He now works as an editor and reviewer for magazines.
He is an alumnus of the University of Chicago and lived in Chicago for many years
 
Awards
Shamus Awards Best Novel winner (1990) : Extenuating Circumstances
Shamus Awards Best Novel nominee (1992) : Second Chance