Paula Gosling





Paula Gosling


Born
in Detroit, Michigan, The United States
October 12, 1939

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Paula Gosling is a US born crime writer. She has lived in the UK since the 1960s. Gosling started her writing career as a copy-writer and published her first novel, A Running Duck, in 1974. This won the John Creasey Award for the best first novel of the year and she has also received both the Gold Dagger for Monkey Puzzle in 1985. She is a past Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association.

Her novel A Running Duck, written in 1974 (also published as Fair Game), has been adapted twice into films, once as a Sylvester Stallone vehicle - Cobra and the second time as a film with Cindy Crawford entitled Fair Game.

Average rating: 3.62 · 596 ratings · 41 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
The Body in Blackwater Bay ...

3.57 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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A Running Duck

3.85 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1978 — 13 editions
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The Dead of Winter (Blackwa...

3.58 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Monkey Puzzle (Jack Stryker...

3.56 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1985 — 7 editions
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Death Penalties (Luke Abbot...

3.23 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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The Wychford Murders (Luke ...

3.51 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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Backlash (Jack Stryker, #2)

3.76 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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A Few Dying Words (Blackwat...

3.43 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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The Zero Trap

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1979 — 5 editions
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The Woman In Red

3.50 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1983 — 8 editions
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