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Patrick Hoffman

Biography

Patrick Hoffman

Patrick Hoffman has worked for over a decade as a private investigator, and as an investigator for the San Francisco public defenders office. During his time at the public defenders office he worked in the homicide unit, where he was the investigator in numerous murder trials that resulted in not guilty verdicts.

Prior to working as an investigator, Hoffman drove a taxi in San Francisco. He was born in San Francisco, but raised in Colorado. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Film Studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Hoffman has recently moved to Brooklyn. He's a New York State licensed private investigator and he has started his own private investigation firm.

His first novel, THE WHITE VAN, was shortlisted for a CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award, and listed as a best book of the year by the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle and Buzzfeed. His second novel, EVERY MAN A MENACE, was published by Grove Atlantic in October of 2016.

Patrick Hoffman

Books by Patrick Hoffman

by Patrick Hoffman - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

San Francisco is about to receive the biggest delivery of MDMA to hit the West Coast in years. Raymond Gaspar, just out of prison, is sent to the city to check in on the increasingly erratic dealer expected to take care of distribution. In Miami, the man responsible for getting the drugs across the Pacific has just met the girl of his dreams --- a woman who can't seem to keep her story straight. And thousands of miles away in Bangkok, someone farther up the supply chain is about to make a phone call that will put all their lives at risk.

by Patrick Hoffman - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

At a dive bar in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, drug-hustling Emily Rosario is looking for an escape from her desperate lifestyle. When she is approached by a Russian businessman, she thinks she might have found her exit. A week later --- drugged, disoriented and wanted for robbery --- she finds herself on the run for her life. When cop Leo Elias hears about an unsolved bank robbery, he takes the case into his own hands, hoping to find Emily and the money before anyone else does.