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Timothy Hallinan

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"We live well, in the West; belief in a non-existent black-and-white morality is one of our luxuries."

"Writing is a precarious line of work because you’re flying on faith. The faith is
[that] the story exists, I can find it, and tell it to the reader."

— Timothy Hallinan

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author's official website [est. 2006] and weblog
Timothy Hallinan entry at Wikipedia
browse books at the Timothy Hallinan Store at Amazon

Simeon Grist  Mystery Series

"The Four Last Things" [1989]

"Everything But The Squeal" [1990]

"Skin Deep" [1991]

"Incinerator" [1992]

"The Bone Polisher" [1993]

"The Man With No Time" [1994]

'Poke' Rafferty in Thailand  Thriller Series

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

the novel "Bangkok Tango" was written to get to know the characters; author did not expect
it to find a publisher and it remains unpublished

"A Nail Through The Heart: A Novel of Bangkok" [2007]

"The Fourth Watcher: A Novel of Bangkok" [2008]

"Breathing Water: A Bangkok Thriller" [2009]

"The Queen of Patpong: A Poke Rafferty Thriller" [2010]

"The Fear Artist: A Poke Rafferty Thriller" [2012]

Los Angeles burglar-detective Junior Bender
Mystery Series

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

"Crashed: A Junior Bender Mystery" [#1 = 2011]

"Little Elvises: A Junior Bender Mystery" [#2 = 1/2013]

"The Fame Thief: A Junior Bender Mystery" [#3 = 7/2013]

"Herbie's Game: A Junior Bender Mystery" [#4 = 7/2014]
Herbie taught Junior everything, except Herbie's game.

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

"King Maybe: A Junior Bender Mystery" [#5 = 4/2016]
King Maybe mystery novel by Timothy Hallinan (Junior Bender)  It begins with professional burglar Junior Bender stealing one of the world’s rarest stamps from a professional killer . . .
Kindle Edition from Penguin/Random House [4/2016] for $14.99
Soho Crime 8½x5¾ hardcover [4/2016] for $17.74

Other Works by Timothy Hallinan

Stories For Japan anthology edited by Timothy Hallinan, proceeds to Japan disaster relief  "Shaken: Stories For Japan" [2011] Edited by Timothy Hallinan
Conceived by mystery author Hallinan and edited by him, with royalty proceeds going to Japan America Society of Southern California's 2011 Japan Relief Fund
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [6/2011] for $3.99 {sic}
twenty original stories by award-winning authors; not all are mysteries, but all are related to Japan; contributors include Brett Battles, Cara Black, Vicki Doudera, Dianne Emley, Dale Furutani, editor Hallinan, Stefan Hammond, Rosemary Harris, Naomi Hirahara, Wendy Hornsby, Ken Kuhlken, Debbi Mack, Adrian McKinty, I.J. Parker, Gary Phillips, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Jeffrey Siger, Kelli Stanley, C.J. West, and Jeri Westerson

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

Works About Timothy Hallinan

2009 interview of Tim Hallinan on the 'Grubstreet' website

Friends & Family
Timothy Hallinan lives half the year in California and the other half in Southeast Asia.

businessman father; mother kept house
brother Michael is a painter
brother Patrick is an illustrator of books for children

wife Munyin Choy Hallinan

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