Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman


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in Ann Arbor, Michigan, The United States
September 15, 1952

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Loren D. Estleman is an American writer of detective and Western fiction. He writes with a manual typewriter.

Estleman is most famous for his novels about P.I. Amos Walker. Other series characters include Old West marshal Page Murdock and hitman Peter Macklin. He has also written a series of novels about the history of crime in Detroit (also the setting of his Walker books.) His non-series works include Bloody Season, a fictional recreation of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and several novels and stories featuring Sherlock Holmes.

Series:
* Amos Walker Mystery
* Valentino Mystery
* Detroit Crime Mystery
* Peter Macklin Mystery
* Page Murdock Mystery

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes

4.11 avg rating — 4,145 ratings — published 1979 — 20 editions
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Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula

3.92 avg rating — 3,221 ratings — published 1978 — 4 editions
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Motor City Blue (Amos Walke...

3.69 avg rating — 412 ratings — published 1980 — 18 editions
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3.67 avg rating — 282 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Frames (Valentino, #1)

3.51 avg rating — 272 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Whiskey River (Detroit, #1)

3.87 avg rating — 241 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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Angel Eyes (Amos Walker, #2)

3.75 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1981 — 16 editions
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Sugartown (Amos Walker, #5)

3.81 avg rating — 189 ratings — published 1984 — 17 editions
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Alive! (Valentino, #3)

3.46 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Gas City

3.17 avg rating — 186 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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“An execution carried out in secrecy is no better than lynching from a dry branch.”
Loren D. Estleman, The Branch and the Scaffold

“In 1914, Franz Ferdinand, the Austrian imperial heir, was shot and killed by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo. Do you know the motive behind the act?

It was in retaliation for the subjugation of the Sebs in Austria.

It was not.Franz Ferdinand had stated his intention to introduce reforms favorable to the Serbs in his empire. Had he survived to ascend the throne, he would have made a revolution unnecessary. In plain terms, he was killed because he was going to give the rebels what they were shouting for. They needed a despot in the palace in order to seize it.

What's good for reform is bad for the reformers”
Loren D. Estleman, Gas City

“Without question, his picture did not do him justice, but again, he was dead when it was taken”
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