The Famous and the Dead

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 603 pages
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A New York Times Bestselling Author -- L.A. County sheriff's deputy Charlie Hood is working undercover on the iron river that flows across the U.S.- Mexican border. Bradley Jones, sheriff's deputy and employee of the Baja Cartel, is the son of the love of Charlie's life, dead L.A. outlaw Suzanne Jones. While Charlie decides what he'll do with all the information he has on Bradley, his obsession remains the existence of Mike Finnegan, the diminutive devil who flits in and out of both men's lives.

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About the author (2013)

Novelist T. Jefferson Parker was born in Los Angeles, California in 1953. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Irvine, in 1976, and initially worked as a reporter for a weekly newspaper. While writing for the Daily Pilot, he won three Orange County Press Club Awards. His first novel, Laguna Heat, was made into an HBO movie starring Harry Hamlin, Jason Robards and Rip Torn. His other works include The Triggerman's Dance, Where Serpents Lie, The Blue Hour, Red Light, and Cold Pursuit. Silent Joe and California Girl won the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2002 and 2005 respectively. Silent Joe also received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Mystery/Thriller. When not working on his books, Parker spends his time with his family, hiking, hunting and fishing, and playing tennis. He enjoys diving, snorkeling, and travel.

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