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Craig McDonald

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Author of One True Sentence, Forever’s Just PretendToros & Torsos, The Great PretenderRoll the Credits, The Running Kind, Print the Legend, Death in the Face and Three Chords & The Truth, and editor of Borderland Noir

Craig McDonald is an award-winning author and journalist. The Hector Lassiter series has been published to international acclaim in numerous languages. McDonald’s debut novel was nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Gumshoe awards in the U.S. and the 2011 Sélection du prix polar Saint-Maur en Poche in France.

The Lassiter series has been enthusiastically endorsed by a who’s who of crime fiction authors including: Michael Connelly, Laura Lippmann, Daniel Woodrell, James Crumley, James Sallis, Diana Gabaldon, and Ken Bruen, among many others.

Hector Lassiter also centers short stories that appear in three crime fiction anthologies, Deadly Bride & 19 of the Year’s Finest Crime and Mystery Stories, (Carroll & Graf) and Danger City II (Contemporary Press).

Craig McDonald is also the author of two highly praised non-fiction volumes on the subject of mystery and crime fiction writing, Art in the Blood and Rogue Males, nominated for the Macavity Award.



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