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William Landay is the author of the New York Times bestseller Defending Jacob. Previous novels include Mission Flats, winner of the Dagger Award for best debut crime novel, and The Strangler, which was an L.A. Times favorite crime novel and nominated for the Strand Magazine Critics Award as best crime novel of the year.

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Defending Jacob

3.98 avg rating — 221,765 ratings — published 2012 — 80 editions
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3.54 avg rating — 3,552 ratings — published 2003 — 41 editions
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3.28 avg rating — 2,076 ratings — published 2007 — 27 editions
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William Beth wrote: "Hi William,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery/suspense author. I just loved DEFENDING JACOB and have recommended it to oodles of people, including my book club."


Of course! Good luck with your writing.


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Beth Hi William,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery/suspense author. I just loved DEFENDING JACOB and have recommended it to oodles of people, including my book club.


Graeme Stokes Hi William, Thanks for being my Friend... look forward to reading Defending Jacob.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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