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William P. Wood

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WILLIAM P. WOOD is the author of nine thrillers and one nonfiction book. As a deputy district attorney in California, he handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from disturbing the peace to murder. He served as chief counsel to the Secretary of State of California, the Commissioner of the California Department of Corporations, and the Undersecretary of the Office of Secretary of State.

Wood's literary works include "Rampage" (1985), "Gangland" (1988), Fugitive City (1989), "Court of Honor" (1991), "Stay of Execution" (1994), "Quicksand" (1998), "Pressure Point" (2004), and "The Bribe" (2006). His latest book is "Sudden Impact."

A nonfiction book, "The Bone Garden" (1994), is the definitive account of serial killer Dorothea Puente, who was
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Average rating: 3.5 · 204 ratings · 38 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Bone Garden

3.69 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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The National Treasure

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Rampage

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Sudden Impact

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Stay Of Execution

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The Bribe

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Quicksand

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Law and Order

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Pressure Point

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Gangland

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