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Glen Erik Hamilton

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Glen Erik Hamilton's debut PAST CRIMES won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics awards for Best First Novel, and was also nominated for the Edgar, Barry, and Nero awards. Publishers Weekly and Library Journal gave PAST CRIMES starred reviews, and Kirkus called the book "an exciting heir to the classic detective novel". The follow-up in the Van Shaw series, HARD COLD WINTER, was published to rave reviews in March by William Morrow (US) and Faber & Faber (UK).

A native of Seattle, Glen grew up aboard a sailboat, finding trouble around the islands and commercial docks of the Pacific Northwest. He now lives in California but frequently returns to his hometown to soak up the rain. Follow his wet footprints on Facebook and on Tw
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Today is the first full day of ThrillerFest, the annual New York conference hosted by ITW, International Thriller Writers.  ThrillerFest is home turf for me.  It’s where I found my agent, and where I originally met at least a dozen wonderful friends.
And for the first time in five years, I’m not there.

With my family’s support, I decided to take 2017 off the conference circuit*.  For me, that c... Read more of this blog post »
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