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Author James EllroyJames Ellroy was born March 4, 1948 in Los Angeles. He is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.

His L.A. Quartet novels, The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz, have won numerous awards and are international bestsellers. His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine's Novel of the Year for 1995; his memoir, My Dark Places, was a Time Best Book and a New York Times Notable Book for 1997. His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book in 2001.

His most recent novel, Perfidia, published in September 2014, is the first book in his Second L.A. Quartet. The design of this series is unprecedented. Ellroy takes characters from the original L.A. Quartet and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy and places them in Los Angeles during World War II as significantly younger people.

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His website: http://www.jamesellroy.net
Similar authors: Joe Gores, Walter Mosley, George Pelecanos, Don Winslow

Blood's a Rover
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James Ellory Bibliography


  • Brown's Requiem (1981)
  • Clandestine (1982)
  • Killer on the Road (originally published as Silent Terror) (1986)

Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy

  1. Blood on the Moon (1984)
  2. Because the Night (1984)
  3. Suicide Hill (1985) (also published in an omnibus edition as 'L.A. Noir' (1991)

L.A. Quartet

  1. The Black Dahlia (1987)
  2. The Big Nowhere (1988)
  3. L.A. Confidential (1990)
  4. White Jazz (1992)

The Second L.A. Quartet

  • Perfidia (2014)

Underworld USA Trilogy

  1. American Tabloid (1995)
  2. The Cold Six Thousand (2001)
  3. Blood's a Rover (2009)

Short Stories and Essays

  • Dick Contino's Blues (issue number 46 of Granta magazine, Winter 1994)
  • Hollywood Nocturnes (1994; UK title: Dick Contino's Blues and Other Stories)
  • Crime Wave (1999)
  • Destination: Morgue! (2004)
  • Shakedown (2012)
  • LAPD '53 (2015)

Autobiography

  • My Dark Places (1996)
  • The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women (2010)

Editor

  • The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 (2002)
  • The Best American Crime Writing 2005 (2005)
  • The Best American Noir of the Century (2011)

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