Paula Gosling


Born
in Detroit, Michigan, The United States
October 12, 1939

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Paula Gosling is a US born crime writer. She has lived in the UK since the 1960s. Gosling started her writing career as a copy-writer and published her first novel, A Running Duck, in 1974. This won the John Creasey Award for the best first novel of the year and she has also received both the Gold Dagger for Monkey Puzzle in 1985. She is a past Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association.

Her novel A Running Duck, written in 1974 (also published as Fair Game), has been adapted twice into films, once as a Sylvester Stallone vehicle - Cobra and the second time as a film with Cindy Crawford entitled Fair Game.
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Average rating: 3.67 · 978 ratings · 123 reviews · 38 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Running Duck

3.66 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 1978 — 20 editions
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The Body in Blackwater Bay ...

3.68 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Monkey Puzzle (Jack Stryker...

3.68 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1985 — 12 editions
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The Dead of Winter (Blackwa...

3.60 avg rating — 83 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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Death Penalties (Luke Abbot...

3.23 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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The Zero Trap

3.92 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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The Wychford Murders (Luke ...

3.53 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1986 — 8 editions
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Backlash (Jack Stryker, #2)

3.79 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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The Woman In Red

3.45 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1983 — 10 editions
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A Few Dying Words (Blackwat...

3.63 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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“They shared the chores of living as some couples do --she did most of the work and he appreciated it.”
Paula Gosling

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