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Loren D. Estleman Loren D. Estleman was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1952 and grew up in a 19th Century farmhouse. He studied English Literature and Journalism at Eastern Michigan University, and was later presented with an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters by the same.

Estleman began writing as a child, sending his first short story off for review at age 15. His work earned him over 160 rejections, but his determination prevailed. He published his first novel, The Oklahoma Punk, in 1976. To date, he has over 70 published novels alone. He has contributed to many short fiction anthologies and non-fiction works on the subject of writing. In addition, Estleman has written book reviews for many newspapers, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, and in 1988 he covered the filming of Lonesome Dove for TV Guide.

Estleman prefers to write on a manual typewriter, and he writes mostly within the mystery and western genres. His work has earned him a multitude of awards including four Shamus Awards from the Private Eye Writers of America, five Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America, and awards for Lifetime Achievement from both of those organisations as well as the Short Mystery Fiction Society and the .

Estleman is married to mystery writer Deborah Morgan and lives in Michigan.

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Author's website: www.lorenestleman.com
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Wild Justice

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Lioness Is the Hunter, The | Estleman, Loren D. | Signed First Edition Book Estleman, Loren D. | Lioness Is the Hunter, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Roy & Lillie | Estleman, Loren D. | Signed First Edition Book Estleman, Loren D. | Roy & Lillie | Signed First Edition Copy

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Confessions of Al Capone, The | Estleman, Loren D. | Signed First Edition Book Estleman, Loren D. | Confessions of Al Capone, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Hours of the Virgin, The | Estleman, Loren D. | Signed First Edition Book Estleman, Loren D. | Hours of the Virgin, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Loren D. Estleman Bibliography


The Valentino Novels

  1. Frames - 2008
  2. Alone - 2009
  3. Valentino: Film Detective - 2011 (Short Stories)
  4. Alive! - 2013
  5. Shoot - 2016
  6. Brazen - 2016

The Amos Walker Novels

  1. Motor City Blue -1980
  2. Angel Eyes - 1981
  3. The Midnight Man - 1982
  4. The Glass Highway - 1983
  5. Sugartown - 1885
  6. Every Brilliant Eye - 1986
  7. Lady Yesterday - 1987
  8. Downriver - 1988
  9. Silent Thunder - 1989
  10. Sweet Women Lie - 1990
  11. Never Street - 1997
  12. The Witchfinder - 1998
  13. The Hours Of The Virgin - 1999
  14. A Smile On The Face Of The Tiger - 2000
  15. Sinister Heights - 2002
  16. Poison Blonde - 2003
  17. Retro - 2004
  18. Nicotine Kiss - 2006
  19. American Detective - 2007
  20. The Left-Handed Dollar - 2010
  21. Infernal Angels - 2011
  22. Burning Midnight - 2012
  23. Don't Look For Me - 2014
  24. You Know Who Killed Me - 2014
  25. The Sundown Speech - 2015
  26. Lioness Is The Hunter - 2017
  27. Ballad Of Black Bart - 2017
  28. Black and White Ball - March 2018

The Detroit Novels

  1. Whiskey River - 1990
  2. Motown - 1991
  3. King Of The Corner - 1992
  4. Edsel - 1995
  5. Stress - 1996
  6. Jitterbug - 1998
  7. Thunder City - 1999

The Peter Macklin Novels

  1. Kill Zone - 1984
  2. Roses Are Dead - 1985
  3. Any Man's Death - 1986
  4. Something Borrowed, Something Black - 2002
  5. Little Black Dress - 2005

The Page Murdock Novels

  1. The High Rocks - 1979
  2. Stamping Ground - 1980
  3. Murdock's Law - 1982
  4. The Stranglers - 1984
  5. The Angel Of Santa Sofia - 1989
  6. City Of Widows - 1995
  7. White Desert - 2000
  8. Port Hazard - 2004
  9. The Book Of Murdock - 2010
  10. Cape Hell - 2016
  11. Wild Justice - November 2018

Other Crime Novels

  • The Oklahoma Punk (now titled Red Highway) - 1976
  • Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula - 1978
  • Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Holmes - 1979
  • Peeper - 1989
  • Gas City - 2008
  • The Confessions Of Al Capone - 2013

Other Historical Western Novels

  • The Hider - 1978
  • Aces & Eights - 1981
  • The Wolfer - 1981
  • Mister St. John - 1983
  • This Old Bill - 1984
  • Gun Man - 1985
  • Sudden Country
  • Bloody Season
  • Billy Gashade - 1997
  • Journey Of The Dead - 1998
  • The Rocky Mountain Moving Picture Association - 1999
  • The Master Executioner - 2001
  • Black Powder, White Smoke - 2002
  • The Undertaker's Wife - 2005
  • The Adventures Of Johnny Vermillion - 2006
  • The Branch And The Scaffold
  • Roy & Lillie: A Love Story - 2010
  • Ragtime Cowboys - 2014
  • The Long High Noon - 2015

Loren D. Estleman Awards

  • Outstanding Writer Award from Popular Fiction Monthly magazine - 1985
  • Elmer Kelton Award - German Association) - In appreciation for significant contribution to western literature - 2008
  • Barry Award for Best Mystery Short Story - 2010
  • Owen Wister Lifetime Achievemtn Award from the Western Writers of America - 2012
  • Private Eye Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award - 2013
  • Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Lifetime Achievement Award for Short Mystery Fiction - 2013
  • Five Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America
  • Three Western Heritage Awards from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
  • Two Stirrup Awards from the Western Writers of America
  • Four Shamus Awards from the Private Eye Writers of America
  • Two American Mystery Awards from Mystery Scene magazine
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by The Arts Alliance of Ann Arbor, Michigan - 2016

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