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John Hart

Biography

John Hart

John Hart is the author of the New York Times bestsellers THE KING OF LIES, DOWN RIVER, THE LAST CHILD, IRON HOUSE and REDEMPTION ROAD. The only author in history to win the Edgar Award for Best Novel consecutively, John has also won the Barry Award, the Southern Independent Bookseller’s Award for Fiction, the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, and the North Carolina Award for Literature. His novels have been translated into 30 languages and can be found in more than 70 countries.

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Books by John Hart

by John Hart - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

It’s been 10 years since the events that changed Johnny Merrimon’s life and rocked his hometown to the core. Since then, Johnny has fought to maintain his privacy, but books have been written of his exploits. Living alone on 6,000 acres of once-sacred land, Johnny’s only connection to normal life is his old friend, Jack. But Jack sees danger in the wild places Johnny calls home; he senses darkness and hunger, an intractable intent. Johnny will discuss none of it, but there are the things he knows, the things he can do. A lesser friend might accept such abilities as a gift, but Jack has felt what moves in the swamp: the cold of it, the unspeakable fear.

by John Hart - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

After a five-year absence, John Hart, the first and only author to win back-to-back Edgars for Best Novel, makes his triumphant return with REDEMPTION ROAD. A boy with a gun waits for the man who killed his mother. A troubled detective confronts her past in the aftermath of a brutal shooting. After 13 years in prison, a good cop walks free as deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, a body cools in pale linen. This is a town on the brink. This is Redemption Road.

by John Hart - Fiction, Thriller

At the Iron Mountain Home for Boys, orphaned Julian survives only because his older brother, Michael, is fearless and fiercely protective. Decades later, Michael is an enforcer in New York’s world of organized crime. But when he revisits the place he was born and the brother he lost so long ago, he will encounter a whole new level of danger.