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“If Raymond Chandler came from the South, his name would be Ace Atkins.”
— Kinky Friedman

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Fiction  by  Ace Atkins

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"White Shadow" [5/2006] ISBN 0-425-23054-6

"Wicked City" [] ISBN 0-425-22707-3

"Devil's Garden" [2009]
Devil's Garden novel by Ace Atkins  Pinkerton agent (and future noir master) Dashiell Hammett was indeed hired by the defense team in the notorious San Francisco manslaughter trials of silent screen star Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle. From this seed of fact, Atkins weaves together the lives of Hollywood luminaries such as Arbuckle, his estranged wife Minta Durfee, newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, and Hearst's very public mistress Marion Davies.
Berkley Trade 8¼x5½ pb [3/2010] for $11.70
Putnam 9x6 hardcover [4/2009] out of print/used

"Infamous" [] ISBN 0-399-15630-5

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Nick Travers  in  New Orleans  mystery series

"Crossroad Blues" []

"Leavin' Trunk Blues" []

"Dark End of The Street" []

"Dirty South" []

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Quinn Colson  in  Jericho, Mississippi  mystery series

"The Ranger" [#1 = 2011]
U.S. Army ranger Quinn Colson returns home on leave and exposes the ring of corruption
that is responsible for the death of his uncle, the local sheriff.

"The Lost Ones" [#2 = 2012]
Colson is wearing a sheriff's badge when the suspicious death of a foster child leads him into a hornet's nest.

"The Broken Places: A Quinn Colson Novel" [#3 = 5/2013]
An infamous murderer is released from prison and returns to Jericho preaching redemption, but few believe him, including the victim's
frightened family. Neither do the team of convicts who were in on his last robbery: they think he is after the stolen money stashed
near Jericho, so they break out of prison to prevent getting screwed.

"The Forsaken" [#4 = 7/2014]

"The Redeemers" [#5 = 7/2015]
Quinn Colson just can't escape the ugliness the world has to offer: his sister has fallen off the wagon and is abusing drugs,
and on Quinn's last night as sheriff, a deputy is shot and left for dead during a burglary.

"The Innocents" [#6 = 7/2016]

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Robert B. Parker's  Spenser  mystery continuation series
more info on BlackHat Mystery Bookstore's Robert B. Parker [1932-2010] Page

"Robert B. Parker's Lullaby: A Spenser Novel" [2012]
by Ace Atkins
Robert B. Parker's Lullaby mystery novel by Ace Atkins  The fourteen-year-old caretaker of an alcoholic grandmother and several siblings asks Spenser for help in finding the killer of her mother four years ago. Spenser discovers that the man convicted of the crime may be innocent, that the cops and a gang of South Boston toughs want Spenser to quit the case, and that even with help from Hawk, the job becomes more dangerous than he ever imagined.
Kindle Edition from Putnam Penguin [5/2012] for $12.99
Putnam Adult 9x6 hardcover [5/2012] for $17.79
BooksOnTape UNABR audio CD read by Joe Mantegna [5/2012] for $32.00

"Robert B. Parker's Wonderland: A Spenser Novel" [2013]
by Ace Atkins
Robert B. Parker's Wonderland mystery novel by Ace Atkins  Longtime friend Henry Cimoli has never asked Spenser for a favor, but when he does it's a doozie: Thugs pressuring Henry to sell his condo on Revere Beach are connected to plans for a gambling casino in Boston, which pits Spenser and apprentice Zebulon Sixkill against the nastiest of Boston's rulers.
Kindle Edition from Putnam/Penguin [5/2013] for $9.99
Putnam Adult 9¼x6½ hardcover [5/2013] for $18.69

"Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot: A Spenser Novel" [5/2014]
by Ace Atkins

Other  Works  by  Ace Atkins

In Pursuit of Spenser book edited by Otto Penzler  "In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers On Robert B. Parker and The Creation of An American Hero" [2012] Edited by Otto Penzler
with contributions from Ace Atkins, Lawrence Block, Reed Farrel Coleman, Max Allan Collins & Matthew Clemens, Brendan DuBois, Loren D. Estleman, Lindsay Fay, Ed Gorman, Parnell Hall, Jeremiah Healy, Dennis Lehane, Robert B. Parker [1932-2010], Gary Phillips, and S.J. Rozan
Kindle Edition from Smart Pop [4/2012] for $9.66
Smart Pop 8¼x5½ pb [4/2012] for $10.17

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