Peter J. Heck





Peter J. Heck

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Chestertown, Maryland, The United States
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Peter Jewell Heck (born Chestertown, Maryland) is an American science fiction and mystery author. His books include the "Mark Twain Mysteries"—historical whodunits featuring the famous author as a detective—and the "Phule's Company" series, in collaboration with Robert Asprin, best described as "F-Troop in space".

Heck has also been an editor at Ace Books (where he edited Lynn S. Hightower and Robert J. Sawyer, among others), and created the SF newsletter Xignals and its mystery equivalent Crime Times for the Waldenbooks chain. He is also a regular reviewer for Asimov's Science Fiction and Kirkus Reviews.

In 2007, Heck began working as a reporter at the Kent County News in Chestertown, MD, where he and his wife moved after a number of years i
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The Prince and the Prosecut...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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The Guilty Abroad (Mark Twa...
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Tom's Lawyer (Mark Twain My...
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No Phule Like an Old Phule ...
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Phule's Errand (Phule's Com...
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A Phule and His Money (Phul...
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