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Rich Zahradnik

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Rich Zahradnik is the Shamus Award-nominated author of the critically acclaimed Coleridge Taylor Mystery series (LIGHTS OUT SUMMER, A BLACK SAIL, DROP DEAD PUNK, LAST WORDS).

LIGHTS OUT SUMMER is nominated for a 2018 Shamus Award by the Private Eye Writers of America in the category of Best Original Private Eye Paperback. The first three books in the series were shortlisted or won awards in the three major competitions for books from independent presses. A BLACK SAIL was named best mystery in the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards and a finalist in the 2016 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards. DROP DEAD PUNK collected the gold medal for mystery ebook in the 2016 Indep
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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)
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Description: The first chapter of my published mystery LAST WORDS.
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