Skip to main content

Don Winslow

Biography

Don Winslow

Don Winslow is a former private investigator and consultant and the author of many novels, including THE DAWN PATROL, THE WINTER OF FRANKIE MACHINE, THE POWER OF THE DOG, CALIFORNIA FIRE AND LIFE and THE DEATH AND LIFE OF BOBBY Z. He lives in Southern California.

Don Winslow

Books by Don Winslow

by Don Winslow - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

It’s 2004. Adán Barrera, kingpin of El Federación, is languishing in a California federal prison. Ex-DEA agent Art Keller passes his days in a monastery, having lost everything to his 30-year blood feud with the drug lord. Then Barrera escapes. Now, there’s a two-million-dollar bounty on Keller’s head and no one else capable of taking Barrera down. As the carnage of the drug war reaches surreal new heights, the two men are locked in a savage struggle that will stretch from the mountains of Sinaloa to the shores of Veracruz, to the halls of power in Washington, ensnaring countless others in its wake.

by Don Winslow - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In SAVAGES, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Now, in this prequel, Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben, Chon and O became the people they are. As the trio does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents’ history.

by Don Winslow - Fiction, Thriller

P.I. Boone Daniels risks the wrath of his fellow boarders after he agrees to defend a young man accused of murdering a beloved surfer and local legend.

by Don Winslow - Fiction, Thriller

It’s 1951, and the Korean War is raging. Nicholai Hel is a master of hoda korosu --- or "naked kill" --- and he’s acutely attuned to danger. He’s spent the last three years in solitary confinement, but now the CIA needs him. The Americans are willing to offer Hel freedom, money and a neutral passport, but only if he kills the Soviet commissioner to China.

by Don Winslow - Fiction, Thriller

Part-time environmentalist and philanthropist Ben and his ex-mercenary buddy Chon run a Laguna Beach–based marijuana operation, reaping significant profits from their loyal clientele. In the past when their turf was challenged, Chon took care of eliminating the threat. But now they may have come up against something that they can’t handle --- the Mexican Baja Cartel wants in, and sends them the message that a "no" is unacceptable.