Donn Cortez





Donn Cortez


Born
Canada
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Influences
Spider Robinson and John D. MacDonald, among others


Pseudonyms: Don DeBrandt & DD Barant

Donn Cortez is a pseudonym for Canadian author Don DeBrandt. Born in Saskatchewan, he currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition to North America, his books have been published in Germany, France, Italy, and Russia. His influences include Spider Robinson and John D. MacDonald, among others.

He took a darker turn for The Closer, a hard-edged story about a serial killer hunting other serial killers.

His follow-up, The Man Burns Tonight (set at Burning Man) was more of a classic mystery. This was followed in rapid succession by five CSI: Miami tie-in novels and two CSI: Vegas novels.He has also contributed numerous pop-culture essays to BenBella’s SmartPop anthologies, on subjects such as
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Average rating: 3.76 · 1,321 ratings · 107 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
Riptide (CSI: Miami, Book 4)

3.84 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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The Killing Jar (CSI: Crime...

3.75 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Cult Following (CSI: Miami,...

3.74 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 2005 — 10 editions
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Misgivings (CSI: Miami, Boo...

3.69 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Heart Attack (CSI: Miami, B...

3.74 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Cut and Run (CSI: Miami, Bo...

3.86 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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The Closer

3.72 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Dark Sundays (CSI: Crime Sc...

3.66 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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The Man Burns Tonight: A Bl...

3.81 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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Investigating CSI: Inside t...

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4.23 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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