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John Sandford John Roswell Camp (aka John Sandford) was born February 23, 1944, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He received a bachelor's degree in American Studies in 1966, and a master's degree in journalism in 1971, both from the University of Iowa. John Sandford is the pseudonym of John Roswell Camp, an American author and journalist.

He won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism in 1986, and was one of four finalists for the prize in 1980. He also was the winner of the Distinguished Writing Award of the American Society of Newspaper Editors for 1985.

He is the author of over forty published novels, all of which have appeared, in one format or another, on the New York Times Best-Seller lists. He is also the author of two non-fiction books, one on plastic surgery and one on art. His books have been translated into most European languages, as well as Japanese and Korean. He is also the co-author of three young-adult books in the Singular Menace series, with Michele Cook, and co-author of the science-fiction thriller Saturn Run with Ctein.

After graduating from the University of Iowa in 1966, he spent two years in the U.S. Army, during which he served in Korea. He then worked as a reporter for the in Missouri before returning to University of Iowa in 1970 for his master's degree.

He continues to do occasional journalism, and was embedded with the 2-147 Air Assault Battalion during the Iraq War. He is the principal financial backer of the Beth-Shean Valley Archaeological Project in the Jordan River Valley of Israel.

In addition to archaeology, he is deeply interested in art (painting) and photography; he occasionally writes on-line articles on both. He enjoys reading history. He is interested in a number of outdoor sports, including hunting and fishing, canoeing, and skiing.

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John Sandford Bibliography


Prey Series

  1. Rules of Prey - 1989
  2. Shadow Prey - 1990
  3. Eyes of Prey - 1991
  4. Silent Prey - 1992
  5. Winter Prey - 1993
  6. Night Prey - 1994
  7. Mind Prey - 1995
  8. Sudden Prey - 1996
  9. Secret Prey - 1998
  10. Certain Prey - 1999
  11. Easy Prey - 2000
  12. Chosen Prey - 2001
  13. Mortal Prey - 2002
  14. Naked Prey - 2003
  15. Hidden Prey - 2004
  16. Broken Prey - 2005
  17. Invisible Prey - 2007
  18. Phantom Prey - 2008
  19. Wicked Prey - 2009
  20. Storm Prey - 2010
  21. Buried Prey - 2011
  22. Stolen Prey - 2012
  23. Silken Prey - 2013
  24. Field of Prey - 2014
  25. Gathering Prey - 2015
  26. Extreme Prey - 2016
  27. Golden Prey - 2017
  28. Twisted Prey - April 2018

The Singular Menace Series

  1. Uncaged - 2014

Kidd Series

  1. The Fool's Run - 1989, reissued 1996 under the Sandford name)
  2. The Empress File - 1991, reissued 1995 under the Sandford name)
  3. The Devil's Code - 2000
  4. The Hanged Man's Song - 2003

Virgil Flowers Series

  1. Dark of the Moon - 2007
  2. Heat Lightning - 2008
  3. Rough Country - 2009
  4. Bad Blood - 2010
  5. Shock Wave - 2011
  6. Mad River - 2012
  7. Storm Front - 2013
  8. Deadline - 2014
  9. Escape Clause - 2016
  10. Deep Freeze - October 2017
  11. Holy Ghost - October 2018

Other Fiction

  • The Night Crew - 1997
  • Dead Watch - 2006
  • Murder in the Rough - 2006 (short stories anthology)
  • Saturn Run - 2015

Non-Fiction

  • The Eye of the Heart - 1988
  • Plastic Surgery - 1989

John Sandford Awards

  • 1985 - Winner of the Distinguished Writing Award of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
  • 1986 - Pulitzer Prize in Journalism

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