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VJ Books Presents Author Denise Hamilton!

Denise Hamilton writes the nationally best-selling Eve Diamond crime novels featuring a reporter who solves murders in contemporary multicultural Los Angeles.

Hamilton is also an award-winning journalist. Her work has appeared in Wired, Cosmopolitan, Der Spiegel and New Times. She has won first place awards from the Los Angeles Press Club for feature and business writing.

During 10 years on staff at the Los Angeles Times, she covered the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe, the break-up of the Soviet Union and youth movements in Japan. But the bulk of her Times career was spent in the suburbs of Los Angeles, where she used her overseas experience to cover the city's multicultural communities that feature prominently in her series.

A Los Angeles native, Hamilton is also a Fulbright Scholar who lived and taught in former Yugoslavia during the Bosnian War. In one of her many Balkan adventures, Hamilton hitchhiked into Albania with $200 in her backpack and relied on the kindness of strangers as she criss-crossed the most isolated and backward country in Europe.

In her latest Eve Diamond book, Prisoner of Memory, Hamilton plumbs her own family's Russian heritage to combine Cold War espionage and suspense. Read chapter one here.

Savage Garden was a finalist for the Southern California Booksellers Award for "Best Mystery of 2005." Her books have been finalists for this award for two years running.

Hamilton's debut, national bestseller The Jasmine Trade (Scribner 2001) was shortlisted for a number of literary awards including the 2001 Edgar Award for Best First Novel, which is named after Edgar Allen Poe and voted on by the Mystery Writers of America. The Jasmine Trade was also a finalist for the WILLA Award in contemporary fiction, which is named after Willa Cather and honors women writing in the West, the Macavity Award and the Anthony Award.

Hamilton lives in a Los Angeles suburb with her husband and two young children.


Savage Garden
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Savage Garden by Denise Hamilton

Last Lullaby
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Last Lullaby by Denise Hamilton

Prisoner of Memory
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Prisoner of Memory by Denise Hamilton

Damage Control
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Damage Control by Denise Hamilton

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Denise Hamilton Bibliography

Eve Diamond Novels

The Jasmine Trade (2001)

Sugar Skull (2003)

Last Lullaby (2004)

Savage Garden (2005)

Prisoner of Memory (2006)

Stand Alone Novels

The Last Embrace (2008)

Damage Control (September 2011)

Anthologies

Los Angeles Noir (2007)

Los Angeles Noir 2 (2010)