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Stephen J. Cannell Stephen J. Cannell (1941-2010) created over forty TV series. Among his hits are The Rockford Files, The A-Team, 21 Jump Street, Adam-12, Wiseguy, and The Commish. Cannell has also produced films such as The Poker House and horror thrillers such as Left in Darkness and The Garden.

Cannell was the bestselling author of sixteen novels, including the critically acclaimed Shane Scully series, which includes: The Tin Collectors (2001), The Viking Funeral (2002), Hollywood Tough (2003), Vertical Coffin (2004), Cold Hit (2005), White Sister (2006), Three Shirt Deal (2007), On the Grind (2009), The Pallbearers (2010), and The Prostitute's Ball (October 2010).

Publishers Weekly says "Cannell dishes out the action in forklift-sized servings".

Stephen J. Cannell has also written these stand alone novels: The Plan (1996), Final Victim (1997), King Con(1998), Riding the Snake (1999), The Devil's Workshop (2000), Runaway Heart (2003), At First Sight (2008).

Tualatin, Oregon - October 5, 2010 - VJ Books (http://www.vjbooks.com) announces Stephen J. Cannell October 2010 Favorite Author. Stephen Cannell (February 5, 1941 - September 30, 2010) was an Emmy award-winning writer/producer and award-winning author.

John Hutchinson of VJ Books regrets to report the passing of our old friend Stephen Cannell. He died at his home in California September 30th after a long fight with cancer. Hutchinson says,"Cannell was a true gentleman, and a longtime supporter of VJ Books. We have worked with him for many years, promoting each of his new books. He had a great sense of humor . . . I particularly enjoyed his cameo appearances on ABC TV's Castle. We will miss him."

"We had already scheduled Cannell as our Favorite author for the month of October, and after careful consideration have gone ahead with that plan as a tribute to the author," added Hutchinson.
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King Con | Cannell, Stephen J. | First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | King Con | First Edition Copy

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Vertical Coffin | Cannell, Stephen J. | First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Vertical Coffin | First Edition Copy

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Viking Funeral, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Viking Funeral, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Cold Hit | Cannell, Stephen J. | First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Cold Hit | First Edition Copy

2005 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Prostitute's Ball, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Prostitute's Ball, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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White Sister | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | White Sister | Signed First Edition Copy

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Three Shirt Deal | StephenCannell J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Three Shirt Deal | Signed First Edition Copy

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Pallbearers, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Pallbearers, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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White Sister | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | White Sister | Signed First Edition Copy

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Cold Hit | Stephen Cannell J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Cold Hit | Signed First Edition Copy

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Three Shirt Deal | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Three Shirt Deal | Signed First Edition Copy

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At First Sight: A Novel of Obsession | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | At First Sight: A Novel of Obsession | Signed First Edition Copy

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Author Signed Hardcover Book  1995 NY: William Morrow  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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Devil's Workshop, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Devil's Workshop, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Viking Funeral, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Viking Funeral, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Riding the Snake | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Riding the Snake | Signed First Edition Copy

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Hollywood Tough | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Hollywood Tough | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  January 2003 NY: St. Martin's Press  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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Final Victim | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Final Victim | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1996 NY: Morrow  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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Tin Collectors, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Tin Collectors, The | Signed First Edition Copy

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Stephen Cannell Bibliography


Novels

  • Ironside (1970)
  • The D.A. (1971)
  • Adam-12 (19711973)
  • Chase (1973)
  • Columbo (1973)
  • Toma (1973)
  • The Rockford Files (19741980) (co-creator, with Roy Huggins)
  • Switch (1975)
  • Baretta (1975)
  • City of Angels (1976) (co-creator, with Roy Huggins)
  • Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (co-creator, with Steven Bochco) (1976)
  • Baa Baa Black Sheep (a.k.a. Black Sheep Squadron) (19761978)
  • The Duke (1979)
  • Stone (1980) (co-creator, with Richard Levinson and William Link)
  • Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) (creator; first series as an independent)
  • The Greatest American Hero (19811983)
  • Midnight Offerings (1981) (TV movie; executive producer only)
  • The Quest (1982) (co-executive producer; series created by Juanita Bartlett)
  • The Rousters (1983)
  • The A-Team (19831987) (co-creator, with Frank Lupo)
  • Hardcastle and McCormick (19831986) (co-creator, with Patrick Hasburgh)
  • Hunter (19841991) (series created by Frank Lupo)
  • Riptide (19841986) (co-creator, with Frank Lupo)
  • The Last Precinct (1986) (co-creator, with Frank Lupo)
  • Stingray (19861987)
  • J.J. Starbuck (1987)
  • Wiseguy (19871990) (co-creator, with Frank Lupo)
  • 21 Jump Street (19871991) (co-creator, with Patrick Hasburgh)
  • Sonny Spoon (1988) (co-creator, with Michael Daly, Diana Prince and Randall Wallace)
  • Unsub (1989) (developer; series created by Stephen Kronish and David J. Burke)
  • Top of the Hill (1989) (co-creator with Art Monterastelli)
  • Booker (19891990) (co-creator, with Eric Blakeney)
  • Broken Badges (1990) (co-creator, with Randall Wallace)
  • Always Remember I Love You (1990) (TV movie)
  • The Great Pretender (1991) (writer; unsold pilot)
  • Street Justice (19911993) (series created by David Levinson, Mark Lisson and David H. Balkan)
  • Silk Stalkings (19911999) (creator; also guest starred in two episodes)
  • A Place for Annie (1994) (Hallmark Hall of Fame film)
  • The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (1991) (co-creator, with James Wong and Glen Morgan)
  • The Commish (19911996) (co-creator, with Stephen Kronish)
  • Palace Guard (1991)
  • Personals (1991-1992)
  • Renegade (19921997)
  • The Hat Squad (19921993) (co-creator, with Bill Nuss)
  • Missing Persons (19931994) (series created by Peter Lance and Gary Sherman)
  • Cobra (19931994) (co-creator, with Craig W. Van Sickle and Steven Long Mitchell)
  • Caesars Challenge (1993-1994)
  • Traps (1994)
  • Hawkeye (19941995) (series created by Kim LeMasters)
  • Marker (1995)
  • Profit (1996) (series created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara)

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