Biography

Timothy Hallinan

Timothy Hallinan is the Edgar- and Macavity-nominated author of many widely praised books, including THE FEAR ARTIST, CRASHED, LITTLE ELVISES and THE FAME THIEF. After years of working in Hollywood, television, and the music industry, he now writes fulltime. He divides his time between California and Thailand.

Timothy Hallinan

Books by Timothy Hallinan

by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

Fourth in the Junior Bender series, HERBIE'S GAME begins with the murders of the members of a chain of criminals set up by Wattles, the San Fernando Valley's top "executive crook."  Junior Bender discovers who last had access to the list of the chain members --- his mentor and second father, Herbie --- but when he attempts to confront Herbie, he finds him dead.  Junior soon has to ask himself how much of the life he’s lived for the past 20  years has been of his own making, and how much of it was actually Herbie’s game.

by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Mystery

Few people can say no to 93-year-old Irwin Dressler, Hollywood’s scariest mob boss-turned-movie king. Dressler wants LA burglar Junior Bender to solve a “crime” committed over 60 years ago, when his friend Dolores La Marr’s career was destroyed over some controversial photos of her at a Las Vegas party. What Junior finds as he starts digging is that some vendettas never die --- they only get more dangerous.

by Timothy Hallinan - Thriller

An accidental collision on a Bangkok sidewalk goes very wrong when the man who ran into Rafferty dies in his arms, but not before saying three words: Helen Eckersley. Cheyenne. Seconds later, the police arrive, denying that the man was shot. As he learns more about his situation, it becomes apparent that he's been caught on the margins of the war on terror, and that his opponent is a virtuoso artist whose medium is fear.

by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Mystery

LA burglar Junior Bender is being bullied into proving that aging music industry mogul Vinnie DiGaudio is innocent of the murder of a nasty tabloid journalist he had threatened to kill. It doesn’t help that the dead journalist’s pretty widow is trying to get Junior to mix pleasure with business. Just as the investigation is spiraling out of control, Junior's hard-drinking landlady begs him to solve the disappearance of her daughter, who got involved with a very questionable character.

by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Mystery

Junior Bender is a Los Angeles burglar with a magic touch. Since he first started breaking into houses when he was 14 years old, he’s never once been caught. But now, after 22 years of an exemplary career, Junior has been blackmailed by Trey Annunziato, one of the most powerful crime bosses in LA, into acting as a private investigator on the set of Trey’s porn movie venture, which someone keeps sabotaging.

by Timothy Hallinan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

An accidental collision on a Bangkok sidewalk goes very wrong when the man who ran into Poke Rafferty dies in his arms, but not before saying three words: Helen Eckersley. Cheyenne. Little does Rafferty know that he's about to be caught on the margins of the war on terror, and that his opponent is a virtuoso artist whose medium is fear.