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Novelist T. Jefferson Parker was born in Los Angeles, California in 1953. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Irvine, in 1976, and initially worked as a reporter for a weekly newspaper. While writing for the Daily Pilot, he won three Orange County Press Club Awards. His first novel, Laguna Heat, was made into an HBO movie starring Harry Hamlin, Jason Robards and Rip Torn. His other works include The Triggerman's Dance, Where Serpents Lie, The Blue Hour, Red Light, and Cold Pursuit. Silent Joe and California Girl won the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2002 and 2005 respectively. Silent Joe also received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller. When not working on his books, Parker spends his time with his family, hiking, hunting and fishing, and playing tennis. He enjoys diving, snorkeling, and travel. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from California Girl… (more)
California Girl 538 copies, 11 reviews
Silent Joe 527 copies, 15 reviews
The Blue Hour 472 copies, 14 reviews
The Fallen 462 copies, 13 reviews
L.A. Outlaws 440 copies, 12 reviews
Black Water 365 copies, 6 reviews
Red Light 340 copies, 5 reviews
Storm Runners 340 copies, 7 reviews
Cold Pursuit 311 copies, 3 reviews
Where Serpents Lie 306 copies, 5 reviews
The Renegades 273 copies, 8 reviews
Iron River 245 copies, 8 reviews
Laguna Heat 226 copies, 3 reviews
Pacific Beat 204 copies, 1 review
Summer of Fear 184 copies, 3 reviews
FaceOff (Contributor) 493 copies, 33 reviews
No Rest for the Dead: A Serial Novel (Contributor) 398 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 (Contributor) 141 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 (Contributor) 122 copies, 2 reviews
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (Contributor) 80 copies, 10 reviews
San Diego Noir (Contributor) 44 copies
Palm Springs Noir (Contributor) 34 copies, 15 reviews
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