John Shannon





John Shannon

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born
in Detroit, The United States
November 29, 1943

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John Shannon is a contemporary American author, lately of detective fiction. He began his career with four well-reviewed novels in the 1970s and 1980s, then in 1996 launched the Jack Liffey mystery series. He cites as his literary influences Raymond Chandler, Graham Greene, Robert Stone and Jim Harrison.


Average rating: 3.43 · 270 ratings · 62 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Palos Verdes Blue (Jack Lif...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Concrete River (Jack Liffey...
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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The Orange Curtain (Jack Li...
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3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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City of Strangers (Jack Lif...
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Cracked Earth (Jack Lif...
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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Terminal Island (Jack Liffe...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Poison Sky
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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The Dark Streets (Jack Liff...
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Dangerous Games (Jack Liffe...
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Streets on Fire (Jack Liffe...
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3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Concrete River The Cracked Earth The Poison Sky The Orange Curtain Streets on Fire City of Strangers Terminal Island
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3.392857142857143 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 252 ratings

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