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Chuck Greaves

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aka C. Joseph Greaves

Chuck Greaves spent 25 years as a trial lawyer in Los Angeles before turning his talents to fiction. His debut novel HUSH MONEY (Minotaur) won the SouthWest Writers' International Writing Contest, received starred reviews from both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, and was a Critics' Pick from Kirkus Reviews. HUSH MONEY was named a finalist for numerous national honors, including the Rocky (i.e. Lefty) Award from Left-Coast Crime, the Shamus Award from the P.I. Writers of America, the Reviewers' Choice Award from RT Book Reviews, and the Audie Award from the Audio Publishers Association for the Best Mystery audiobook of 2012.

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Chuck Greaves Many of the stories in my Jack MacTaggart mysteries are inspired by real cases I handled during my 25 years as an L.A. trial lawyer. Take, for…moreMany of the stories in my Jack MacTaggart mysteries are inspired by real cases I handled during my 25 years as an L.A. trial lawyer. Take, for example, the prologue to THE LAST HEIR. I actually represented the wife of a prominent Angelino who died and left not one but two grieving widows. As the saying goes, truth is stranger than fiction.(less)
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Green-Eyed Lady, a taut political thriller and the second installment in the Jack MacTaggart series of legal mysteries, is now available in mass-market paperback exclusively from Harlequin Worldwide Mystery! To order a copy of the novel that #1 NYT bestselling author Douglas Preston called the “wickedest read if the year,” you can follow this link.1216-9780373282234-bigw

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Beth Hi Chuck,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow crime writer on Goodreads!


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Chuck Greaves Likewise, Peg!


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Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Chuck.


Robert Looking forward to reading Hush Money, Chuck.


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