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Author Stephen J. CannellStephen J. Cannell (February 5, 1941 _ September 30, 2010) grew up and lived in the Pasadena, California area with his wife and three children. Cannell was the bestselling author of eighteen novels. He was also a television writer, producer, director, actor, and founded Cannell Entertainment and The Cannell Studios. He joined the publlishing world in 1996 with the release of his first bestselling novel, The Plan.

An Emmy award-winning writer/producer and Chairman of Cannell Studios, Cannell overcame severe dyslexia to become one of television's most prolific writers. Cannell was an avid spokesperson for dyslexia and advocate for children and adults with learning disabilities.

In a highly successful career that spans three decades, he has created or co-created more than 40 shows, of which he has scripted more than 450 episodes and produced or executive produced more than 1,500 episodes. His hits include The Rockford Files, Greatest American Hero, The A-Team, Hunter, Riptide, Hardcastle & McCormick, 21 Jump Street, Wiseguy, The Commish, Profit, and the hit syndicated shows, Renegade and Silk Stalkings.

Cannell has received numerous awards, including the Saturn Award - Life Career Award (2004), The Marlow Lifetime Achievement Award from Mystery Writers of America (2005), and the WGA Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement (2006), and the NATPE Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award (2007).

Stephen Cannell died September 30, 2010. Cannell is survived by Marcia, his wife of 46 years, their three children, and three grandchildren.

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His website: www.cannell.com

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Vigilante
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Vigilante by Stephen J. Cannell

Prostitute's Ball
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The Prostitute's Ball by Stephen J. Cannell

On the Grind
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On the Grind by Stephen J. Cannell

White Sister
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White Sister by Stephen J. Cannell

Cold Hit
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Cold Hit by Stephen J. Cannell

Vertical Coffin
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Vertical Coffin by Stephen J. Cannell

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King Con | Cannell, Stephen J. | First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | King Con | Unsigned First Edition Copy

1997 NY: Morrow  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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

2004 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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

2005 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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On the Grind | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | On the Grind | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  January 2009 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.

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On the Grind | Cannell, Stephen J. | First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | On the Grind | Unsigned First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book 2009 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: St. Martin's  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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Prostitute's Ball, The | Cannell, Stephen J. | Signed First Edition Book Cannell, Stephen J. | Prostitute's Ball, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Bookplate.  October 2010 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, author-signed bookplate laid in.

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

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2006 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.

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

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2008 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.

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

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  March 2010 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, author signed bookplate laid-in, remainder marked.

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

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1999 NY: St. Martin's  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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Stephen J. Cannell Bibliography
The Shane Scully Series
  1. The Tin Collectors (2001)
  2. The Viking Funeral (2002)
  3. Hollywood Tough (2003)
  4. Vertical Coffin (2004)
  5. Cold Hit (2005)
  6. White Sister (2006)
  7. Three Shirt Deal (2007)
  8. On the Grind (2009)
  9. The Pallbearers (2010)
  10. The Prostitute's Ball (2010)
  11. Vigilante (2011)

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)

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