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Reed Farrel Coleman
Called a hard-boiled poet by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the “noir poet laureate” in the Huffington Post, Reed Farrel Coleman is the author of twenty novels. He has just been signed to continue Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone series and to begin a new series of his own for Putnam. He is a... show more



Called a hard-boiled poet by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the “noir poet laureate” in the Huffington Post, Reed Farrel Coleman is the author of twenty novels. He has just been signed to continue Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone series and to begin a new series of his own for Putnam. He is a three-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best PI Novel of the year and a three-time Edgar Award nominee in three different categories. He has also won the Audie, Macavity, Barry, and Anthony awards. He is an adjunct English instructor at Hofstra University as well as a founding member of Mystery Writers of America University. Reed lives with his family on Long Island.

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Momma Says to Read
Momma Says to Read rated it 10 months ago
I've loved Jesse Stone's laid-back attitude, at least until it's time to be not so laid back, for years. I was introduced to him first in the movies with Tom Selleck, which led me to the books, and I was forever hooked. Jesse's story continues through the words of Reed Farrel Coleman, and I love tha...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 11 months ago
Well, it's pretty clear that Don Winslow has left his mark on Reed Farrel Coleman—there's a quotation from Winslow on the so-called War on Drugs as the epigraph to this novel. Jesse cites it and alludes to it later in the novel. It's a good line—catchy and insightful (and, not that it matters, I agr...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 2 years ago
This is Coleman's fifth Jesse Stone novel, the seventeenth in the series overall and Coleman has really put his stamp on the character here. He's made the series his own already, adding depth and shades of color to characters that've been around for years, don't get me wrong. But everything he's don...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 3 years ago
On the one hand, I know that Coleman is a pro, and that he's going to approach each series, each character from a different angle. But he's so effective at writing a broken, grieving Gus Murphy, that you have to expect a grieving Jesse Stone to be written as effectively and with a similar depth. Whi...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 3 years ago
This was the second book in the Gus Murphy series and while I didn't read the first book, I was able to read this one without a lot of questions. Although the death of his son and his divorce was a big question to which there were answers to in the first book. However, while it was mentioned a lot i...
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