Ed Gorman





Ed Gorman

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in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, The United States
November 02, 1941

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Edward Joseph Gorman was born on November 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, particularly crime, mystery, western, and horror. Most of his novels are set in Iowa. His pseudonyms include E.J. Gorman, Daniel Ransom, Edward Gorman Jr., Robert David Chase, and Richard Driscoll.


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The End of Daniel Portby Rick Ollerman
Peter Rabe ended his six-book saga of Daniel Port with 1959’sTime Enough to Die, a novel that both Rabe himself and Donald Westlake liked. From Westlake: “The plot is tricky without being artificial, and for once Rabe has surrounded Port with strong and interesting characters.Time Enough to Dieis the last of the Port novels and the first of Rabe’s final cl... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.89 · 30,928 ratings · 1,886 reviews · 338 distinct works · Similar authors
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“There's a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night's.”
Ed Gorman, Everybody's Somebody's Fool

“David Goodis didn’t write novels, he wrote suicide notes.”
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“I'm gonna put that gun as far up his ass as it'll go, then I'm just gonna keep loadin' and reloadin' till my arms get tired.”
Ed Gorman, Death Ground

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