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Jordan Harper

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Jordan Harper was born and educated in Missouri. He's worked as an ad man, a rock critic and a teevee writer. He is the former music editor of St. Louis's Riverfront Times and a former critic for Village Voice Media. He currently lives in Los Angeles and writes for Gotham on Fox.

Jordan collects trash fiction, true crime books and how-to manuals for dirty deeds.

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Based off my short story from American Death Songs. I hope you dig it.
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Love and Other Wounds: Stories

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American Death Songs

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"American Death Songs. How cool is that title? Normally I don't give five stars to short story collections because there are always a couple stories that just don't do anything for me. But in Jordan Harper's every single story hits the right note...." Read more of this review »
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"I do not recall, from memory, an author more talented than Jordan Harper at picturing violence in fiction. Something about the pacing he established and the voyeuristic distance he takes from his characters is troubling in the utmost satisfying wa..." Read more of this review »
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"This was an excellent collection if short stories that examine the rough side of the criminal life. From the dark yard of prison gangs to meth addicts on the run in the southwest the stories are harrowing and exciting. This is a storyteller to wat..."
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" Nicole - Thanks for the well-written review. I don't mind criticism at all when it's as well-put as what you wrote. "
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