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Reed Farrel Coleman

Biography

Reed Farrel Coleman

Reed Farrel Coleman has been called a “hard-boiled poet” by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the “noir poet laureate” in The Huffington Post. He has published 23 novels, including nine books in the critically acclaimed Moe Prager series and, most recently, WHERE IT HURTS. He is a three-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best Detective Novel of the Year, a winner of the Barry and Anthony Awards, and is a two-time Edgar Award nominee. Coleman lives with his family on Long Island.

Reed Farrel Coleman

Books by Reed Farrel Coleman

by Reed Farrel Coleman - Fiction, Mystery

Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, with his ex-wife Jenn about to marry a Dallas real-estate tycoon, and his uncertain relationship with former FBI agent Diana Evans. But then a major Boston crime boss is brutally murdered, and Jesse suspects it’s the work of Mr. Peepers, a psychotic assassin who has long promised revenge against the mob, Jesse, and Suit for their roles in foiling his hit against Jenn. With Peepers toying with authorities as to when and where he’ll strike, Jesse is left wondering who’s going to pay the debt of spilled blood.

by Reed Farrel Coleman - Fiction, Mystery

Three bodies are discovered in the rubble of an abandoned factory building in an industrial part of Paradise known as The Swap. Found within feet of a man’s body are the skeletal remains of two teenage girls who had gone missing 25 years earlier. Not only does that crime predate Jesse Stone’s arrival in Paradise, but the dead girls were close friends of Jesse’s right hand, Officer Molly Crane. And things become even more complicated when one of the dead girls’ mothers returns to Paradise to bury her daughter and is promptly murdered.

by Reed Farrel Coleman - Fiction, Hard-boiled Mystery, Mystery, Noir

Following the loss of his family, Gus Murphy has settled into a mindless, soulless routine that barely keeps his grief at arm’s length. But his comfortable waking trance comes to an end when ex-con Tommy Delcamino asks him for help. Four months earlier, Tommy’s son T.J.’s battered body was discovered in a wooded lot, yet the Suffolk County PD doesn’t seem interested in pursuing the killers. It’s a dangerous favor Gus has taken on as he claws his way back to take a place among the living, while searching through the sewers for a killer.

by Reed Farrel Coleman - Fiction, Mystery

In Paradise, a young woman is found murdered, and her boyfriend --- a son of one of the town’s most prominent families --- is missing and presumed kidnapped. Though seemingly coincidental, there is a connection between a reunion of Jesse Stone’s old Triple-A team in New York City and the crimes back in Paradise. As Jesse, Molly and Suit hunt for the killer and for the missing son, it becomes clear that one of Jesse’s old teammates is intimately involved in the crimes.

by Reed Farrel Coleman - Fiction, Hard-boiled Mystery, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

It's 1967, and Moe Prager is wandering aimlessly through his college career and his life. All that changes when his girlfriend Mindy is viciously beaten into a coma and left to die on the streets of Brooklyn. Suddenly, Moe has purpose. He is determined to find out who's done this to Mindy and why. But Mindy is not the only person in Moe's life who's in danger. Someone is also trying to kill his best and oldest friend, Bobby Friedman.