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Matt Goldman

Biography

Matt Goldman

Matt Goldman is a playwright and Emmy Award-winning television writer for "Seinfeld," "Ellen" and others. He won an Emmy Award for his work on "Wizards of Waverly Place" and was nominated for a Writer’s Guild Award for his work on "Seinfeld." Goldman brought his signature storytelling abilities and light touch to his debut novel, GONE TO DUST, as well as to its sequel, BROKEN ICE. He began his career as a stand-up comedian while attending the University of Minnesota before moving to Los Angeles to write full-time. 

Books by Matt Goldman

by Matt Goldman - Fiction, Mystery

Nils Shapiro has been hired to find missing Linnea Engstrom, a teenager from the small northern hockey town of Warroad, MN. Most of Warroad is in Minneapolis for the state high school hockey tournament, and Linnea never returned from last night’s game. Linnea’s friend, Haley Housch, is also missing --- and soon found dead. Shot through the arm with an arrow at the Haley Housch crime scene, only the quick work of medical examiner Char Northagen saves Nil’s life. Nils should be in the hospital recovering from his near-fatal injury, but he knows that the clock is ticking. Linnea could be anywhere, and someone doesn’t want her found. Is Linnea a victim, or is she playing a dangerous game?

by Matt Goldman - Fiction, Mystery

Suburban divorcee Maggie Somerville was found murdered in her bedroom, her body covered with the dust from hundreds of emptied vacuum cleaner bags, all potential DNA evidence obscured by the calculating killer. Digging into Maggie’s cell phone records, private detective Nils Shapiro finds that the most frequently called number belongs to a mysterious young woman whose true identity could shatter the Somerville family. But could she be guilty of murder? After the FBI demands that Nils drop the case, Nils and neighboring Edina Police Detective Anders Ellegaard are forced to take their investigation underground. Is this a strange case of domestic violence or something with far-reaching, sinister implications?