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Author Jan BurkeJan Burke was born in Texas, but has lived in Southern California most of her life. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in history.

She is a critically acclaimed and national bestselling author of fourteen books—twelve of crime fiction, a supernatural thriller, and a collection of short stories. She won one of crime fiction's top honors, the Edgar® Award for Best Novel, for Bones. Burke wrote her first book, Goodnight, Irene, in evenings after work. It was published in 1993.

Her short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and numerous anthologies and other magazines. Her books and stories have garnered Edgar, Agatha, Macavity, EQMM Readers and RT Booklovers awards, and nominations for the Anthony, Barry, Nero, and others.

Her books and stories have been published in many languages and have been optioned for film and television. Her novels have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.

Burke is an advocate for better funding of crime labs and the improvement of forensic science. She founded the non-profit Crime Lab Project.

She is the cohost, with D.P. Lyle, of Crime and Science Radio.

Jan Burke Book List and Awards
Her website: www.janburke.com
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Disturbance
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Disturbance by Jan Burke

The Messenger
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The Messenger by Jan Burke

Kidnapped
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Kidnapped by Jan Burke

Nine
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Nine by Jan Burke

Flight
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Flight by Jan Burke
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Bloodlines | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Bloodlines | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2005 NY: Simon & Schuster First edition, first printing, near-fine in a near-fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bloodlines | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Bloodlines | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2005 NY: Simon & Schuster First edition, first printing, near-fine (page toning) in a near-fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bloodlines | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Bloodlines | Signed First Edition Copy

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Disturbance | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Disturbance | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2011 NY: Simon & Schuster 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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Nine | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Nine | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Messenger, The | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Messenger, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2008 NY: Simon & Schuster  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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Kidnapped | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Kidnapped | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2006 NY: Simon & Schuster First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Flight | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Flight | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Kidnapped | Burke, Jan | Signed First Edition Book Burke, Jan | Kidnapped | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: Simon & Schuster  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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Jan Burke Selected Bibliography


Irene Kelly Mysteries

  1. Goodnight, Irene - 1993
  2. Sweet Dreams, Irene - 1994
  3. Dear Irene - 1995
  4. Remember Me, Irene - 1996
  5. Hocus - 1997
  6. Liar - 1998
  7. Bones - 2000
  8. Bloodlines - 2005
  9. Kidnapped - 2006
  10. Disturbance - 2011

Frank Harriman Novels

  • Flight - 2001

Other Novels

  • Nine - 2002
  • 18 - 2003 (collection of short stories)
  • The Messenger - 2009

Jan Burke Awards

  • Edgar Winner, Best Novel, 1999: Bones
  • Agatha Winner, Best Short Story, 2000: "The Man in the Civil Suit"
  • Macavity Winner, Best Short Story, 2001: "The Abbey Ghosts"
  • Macavity Winner, Best Short Story, 1994: "Unharmed"
  • Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers' Award Winner: "Unharmed"
  • RT Reviewers Choice Award, Best Suspense/Thriller: "The Messenger"
  • RT Reviewers Choice Award, Best Contemporary Mystery: "Bloodlines"
  • RT Reviewers Choice Award, Best Contemporary Mystery: "Bones"

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