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Rich Zahradnik

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Rich Zahradnik is the author of the thriller The Bone Records and the four critically acclaimed Coleridge Taylor mysteries, including Lights Out Summer, winner of the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America.

Lights Out Summer won the 2018 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Private Eye Novel. The first three books in the series collected awards in the three major competitions for books published by independent presses. A Black Sail was named best mystery in the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Drop Dead Punk received the gold medal for mystery ebook in the 2016 IPPY Awards, while Last Words won the bronze medal for mystery ebook in the 2015 IPPYs.

Zahradnik was a journalist for 27 years, working as a reporter and editor in sev
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Rich Zahradnik I've always thought I write because I've had such a dull life. All the excitement has been in the stories for me, going all the way back to Hardy Boys…moreI've always thought I write because I've had such a dull life. All the excitement has been in the stories for me, going all the way back to Hardy Boys and Spider-Man.

I owned a newspaper in Peekskill for a while and there were a lot of mysteries but none of them added up to one good murder or one big conspiracy.(less)
Rich Zahradnik Having the movies in your mind play out in the minds others--and in different ways than you imagined.
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