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J.A. KonrathA note from John: "Some of the first books that launched my love of reading were those notable thrillers with a hint of the supernatural. Several years ago I ran across a paperback original, AFRAID, by a relatively unknown author, Jack Kilborn. This intense, adrenaline filled story, was told with style and pacing, with characters that terrorized the reader with livid horror. Yeah, it was that kind of book.

I so enjoyed the book that I immediately sought out other titles by the author, and was quick to learn that Jack Kilborn was none other than J. A. Konrath, creator of the bestselling Jacqueline ŮJackÓ Daniels series of mysteries.

Konrath reached a different kind of notoriety when he, along with Blake Crouch, left mainstream publishing behind and began self-publishing, giving birth to a movement that would have a huge impact on how books are delivered. It was about this time that we joined with Konrath and Crouch to publish their short story, SERIAL
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Joseph Andrew Konrath (born 1970, in Skokie, Ill.) graduated from Columbia College in Chicago in 1992 and is a fiction writer working in the mystery, thriller, and horror genres. He writes as J. A. Konrath and Jack Kilborn. He has sold more than three million books in twenty countries and written over thirty novels and over a hundred short stories in the mystery, thriller, horror, and sci-fi genres. His writing style is known for combining incredible action, hair-raising scares, and big laughs.

Konrath edited the collection These Guns For Hire, and his fiction has appeared in dozens of magazines and anthologies including Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Cemetery Dance, The Strand, Thriller edited by James Patterson, and Wolfsbane & Mistletoe edited by Charlaine Harris (True Blood).

He's considered a pioneer in self-publishing. His blog, A Newbie's Guide to Publishing, gets several million hits per year, and Konrath has been featured in Forbes, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Playboy, USA Today, Time, Woman's World, the LA Times, and the NY Times among many other periodicals. He also blogs for the Huffington Post.

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Last Call
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Last Call by J.A. Konrath

Rum Runner
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Rum Runner by J.A. Konrath

Webcam
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Webcam by J.A. Konrath

Codename: Chandler
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Codename: Chandler by J.A. Konrath

Holes in the Ground
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Holes in the Ground by J.A. Konrath

Timecaster
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Timecaster by J.A. Konrath
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Bloody Mary by J.A. Konrath | Signed Advance Reading Copy Book Konrath, J.A. | Bloody Mary | Signed Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC Book. 2005 NY: Hyperion Advance reading copy, near fine in near fine pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Rusty Nail | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Konrath, J.A. | Rusty Nail | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2006 NY: Hyperion  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cherry Bomb | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Konrath, J.A. | Cherry Bomb | Signed First Edition Copy

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Bloody Mary | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Konrath, J.A. | Bloody Mary | Signed First Edition Copy

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Rum Runner | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Rum Runner | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Last Call | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Last Call | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Banana Hammock | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Banana Hammock | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Shot of Tequila | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Shot of Tequila | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Trapped | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Trapped | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Origin | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Origin | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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List, The | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | List, The | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Haunted House | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Haunted House | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Webcam | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Webcam | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Holes in the Ground | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Holes in the Ground | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Horror Stories | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Horror Stories | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Disturb and Other Stories | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Disturb and Other Stories | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Timecaster | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Timecaster | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Timecaster Supersymmetry | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Timecaster Supersymmetry | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Codename: Chandler | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Codename: Chandler | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Shaken | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Shaken | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Three | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Three | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Flee | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Flee | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Spree | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. | Spree | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Endurance | Konrath, J.A. (as Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Endurance | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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Serial | Crouch, Blake & Kilborn, Jack (Konrath, J.A.) | Double Signed Chap Book Crouch, Blake & Kilborn, Jack (Konrath, J.A.) | Serial | Double Signed Chap Book

June 2009 OR: Norwood Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread limited edition chapbook, signed by both authors. Limited to 500 copies.

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Afraid | Konrath, J.A. (As Jack Kilborn) | Signed First Edition UK Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Afraid | Signed First Edition UK Copy

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Afraid | Konrath, J.A. (As Jack Kilborn) | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book Konrath, J.A. as Kilborn, Jack | Afraid | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book

Author Signed Paperback Book  April 2009 NY: Grand Central  PBO/Mass Market edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author

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Fuzzy Navel | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Konrath, J.A. | Fuzzy Navel | Signed First Edition Copy

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Dirty Martini | Konrath, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Konrath, J.A. | Dirty Martini | Signed First Edition Copy

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J.A. Konrath Partial Bibliography

To view Konrath's complete bibliography, see his website at jakonrath.com/bibliography.php

Jack Daniels Thrillers

  1. Whiskey Sour - 2004
  2. Bloody Mary - 2005
  3. Rusty Nail - 2006
  4. Dirty Martini - 2007
  5. Fuzzy Navel - 2008
  6. Cherry Bomb - 2009
  7. Shaken - 2010
  8. A Shot of Tequila - 2011
  9. Stirred (with Blake Crouch) - 2012
  10. Last Call (with Blake Crouch) - 2015
  11. Lady 52 (with June Hardin)

Other Thrillers

  • Afraid (as Jack Kilborn) - 2008
  • Serial (with Blake Crouch) - 2009*
  • Trapped (as Jack Kilborn) - 2010
  • Endurance (as Jack Kilborn) - 2010
  • Killers Uncut (with Blake Crouch) - 2011
  • Floaters (with Henry Perez)
  • Burners (with Henry Perez)

Short Story Collections and Novellas

  • Suckers (with Jeff Strand) - 2008
  • Jack Daniels Stories - 2010
  • Planter's Punch (with Tom Schreck) - 2010
  • Codename: Chandler (Hit, Exposed, Naughty) - 2014

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Murder Award for best thriller
  • 2004 Derringer Award for Flash Fiction
  • Ellery Queen Readers Choice Award
  • 2006 Bob Kellog Humanitarian Award

*Also available in a Norwood Press Limited Edition


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