William G. Tapply





William G. Tapply

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born
in Waltham, Massachusetts, The United States
July 16, 1940

died
July 28, 2009

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William G. Tapply (1940–2009) was an American author best known for writing legal thrillers. A lifelong New Englander, he graduated from Amherst and Harvard before going on to teach social studies at Lexington High School. He published his first novel, Death at Charity’s Point, in 1984. A story of death and betrayal among Boston Brahmins, it introduced crusading lawyer Brady Coyne, a fishing enthusiast whom Tapply would follow through twenty-five more novels, including Follow the Sharks, The Vulgar Boatman, and the posthumously published Outwitting Trolls.

Besides writing regular columns for Field and Stream, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and American Angler, Tapply wrote numerous books on fishing, hunting, and life in the outdoors. He was also t...more


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Outwitting Trolls (Brady Co...
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Bitch Creek
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Hell Bent (Brady Coyne, #27)
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Gray Ghost: A Stoney Calhou...
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Dark Tiger (Stoney Calhoun,...
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The Nomination
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Out Cold (Brady Coyne, #24)
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Nervous Water (Brady Coyne,...
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One-Way Ticket (Brady Coyne...
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Fine Line (Brady Coyne, #20)
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More books by William G. Tapply…
Death at Charity's Point The Dutch Blue Error Follow the Sharks The Marine Corpse Dead Meat The Vulgar Boatman A Void in Hearts
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William G. Tapply, The Nomination: A Novel of Suspense

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