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Stephen Dobyns

Biography

Stephen Dobyns

Stephen Dobyns is the author of more than 35 novels and poetry collections, including THE BURN PALACE, THE CHURCH OF DEAD GIRLS, COLD DOG SOUP and CEMETERY NIGHTS. Among his many honors are a Melville Cane Award, Pushcart Prizes, a 1983 National Poetry Series selection for BLACK DOG, RED DOG: Poems, and three National Endowment for the Arts fellowships. His novels have been translated into twenty languages, and his poetry has appeared in the Best American Poetry anthology. Dobyns, who has taught at the University of Iowa, Boston University, Syracuse University, and Sarah Lawrence College, teaches creative writing in the master of fine arts program at Warren Wilson College.

Stephen Dobyns

Books by Stephen Dobyns

by Stephen Dobyns - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In the seaport city of New London, Connecticut, newcomer Connor Raposo has just witnessed a gruesome motorcycle accident on Bank Street. At least he thinks it was an accident. But then he sees a familiar man --- who else would wear an Elvis pompadour in this day and age? --- lurking around the crime scene. Where does Connor know him from? And why does everyone he knows keep showing up dead?

by Stephen Dobyns - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

One night, Alice Alessio --- also known as Nurse Spandex --- is given the surprise of her life. Coming back from a secret tryst with a doctor, she peeks in to check on the newborn baby she was supposed to be watching, and finds a huge, writhing red-and-yellow snake in the bassinet instead. So begins the series of strange and disturbing events that start to plague a sleepy little community and confound the police.