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Author Peter BlaunerPeter Blauner was born on October 29, 1959. He graduated from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

He first started working in journalism and then moved on to internships with the Newark Star-Ledge and the Norwich Bulletin. After graduating from Wesleyan, he worked at New York magazine in the 1980's where he reported on crime, politics, and other forms of socially abhorrent behavior. After taking leave from the magazine, he wrote his first novel, Slow Motion Riot. In 1992, Slow Motion Riot won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for best first novel. He is best know for his New York Times bestselling novel, The Intruder.

For the last ten years, he has written for several television shows, including Law & Order: SVU and the CBS series, Blue Bloods. His newest novel is Proving Ground, published in May 2017.

He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. with his wife, author Peg Tyre.

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His website: www.peterblauner.com
Similar authors: Peter Abrahams, Richard Bausch, Harlan Coben, Stephen Dobyns, David Hagberg
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Picture in the Sand
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Picture in the Sand by Peter Blauner

Sunrise Highway
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Sunrise Highway by Peter Blauner

Proving Ground
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Proving Ground by Peter Blauner

Slipping into Darkness
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Slipping into Darkness by Peter Blauner
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Blauner, Peter | Intruder, The | Signed First Edition Book Blauner, Peter | Intruder, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2024 NY: Dead Sky Publishing first thus edition , first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.

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Man of the Hour | Blauner, Peter | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Blauner, Peter | Man of the Hour | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  1999 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  Advance reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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Last Good Day, The | Blauner, Peter | Book - Advance Reading Copy Blauner, Peter | Last Good Day, The | Book - Advance Reading Copy

2003 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  Advance   reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.

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Casino Moon | Blauner, Peter | Signed First Edition Book Blauner, Peter | Casino Moon | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1994 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book  1999 NY: Little, Brown & Co.  First  edition, first printing, near-fine (toned pages) in fine dust jacket, signed by author, remainder marked.

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Sunrise Highway | Blauner, Peter | Signed First Edition Book Blauner, Peter | Sunrise Highway | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2018 NY: Minotaur First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.

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Peter Blauner Bibliography


Standalone Novels

  • Slow Motion Riot - 1991
  • Casino Moon - 1994
  • The Intruder - 1996
  • Man of the Hour - 1999
  • The Last Good Day - 2003
  • Slipping into Darkness - 2006
  • Picture in the Sand - 2023

Lourdes Robles Books

  1. Proving Ground - 2017
  2. Sunrise Highway - 2018

Short Stories

  • "Going, Going, Gone," The Best American Mystery Stories 2007
  • "The Consultant," Wall Street Noir, 2007
  • "Thank God for Charlie," The Rich and The Dead, 2011
  • "The Chair," Kwik Krimes, 2013
  • "The Final Testament," Mysterious Press, 2013

Peter Blauner Awards

  • Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for best first novel - 1992

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