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Laird Barron

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in Palmer, Alaska, The United States
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Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and is at work on tales about the evil that men do.

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With today’s release of Blood Standard, ex-hitter Isaiah Coleridge is loosed upon the scene. Michael Harvey, author of Brighton; and The Chicago Way, put it like this:






“Rendered in icy strokes of prose, Laird Barron’s Blood Standard is a remarkably self-assured crime novel—at once explosive and intimate, with a tightly wound plot and wonderfully realized characters. And then there’s Barron’s he...

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The Imago Sequence and Othe...

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The Croning

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Occultation and Other Stories

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X's For Eyes

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The Light is the Darkness

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Man with No Name

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