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John Clarkson

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John Clarkson is the author of seven previous novels, including And Justice for One. His new thriller series featuring James Beck began with the publication of AMONG THIEVES. The sequel, BRONX REQUIEM, came out in November.

John spent many years in the New York advertising industry as a copywriter, running his own agency, and as a private consultant. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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And Justice for One: A nove...

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And Justice For One Available Now!

A new Edition of the Highly Acclaimed Debut Novel in the Jack Devlin One Series.

And Justice for One A novel of revenge (Jack Devlin "One" Series Book 1) by John Clarkson

Dear Readers,

And Justice for One: A novel of revenge novel was first published in 1992. I don't remember exactly when I began writing it. I do remember the two events that inspired the story. The first event occurred in 1976 when I visited an after-hours club in downtown Manhattan. The second event came in 1979. Read more of this blog post »
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I just noticed that my answer to you two years ago never went through. Sorry about that. Hope you got Bronx Requiem and enjoyed it. All the best, John
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Too long, too boring, too trite, and too hard to believe.

Cannot grasp why this book has caused such a stir. Had to force myself to finish reading it, and only did that because it was selected by my book reading group. I agree with the many other unfa
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