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The Lineup  free pdf A great recurring character in a series you love becomes an old friend. You learn about their strange quirks and their haunted pasts and root for them every time they face danger. But where do some of the most fascinating sleuths in the mystery and thriller world really come from? What was the real-life location that inspired Michael Connelly to make Harry Bosch a Vietnam vet tunnel rat? Why is Lee Child's Jack Reacher a drifter? How did a brief encounter in Botswana inspire Alexander McCall Smith to create Precious Ramotswe? In "The Lineup," some of the top mystery writers in the world tell about the genesis of their most beloved characters--or, in some cases, let their creations do the talking. The following characters (and their creators) are featured in this collection: "Jack Taylor" by Ken Bruen "Jack Reacher" by Lee Child "Hieronymus Bosch" by Michael Connelly "Charlie Parker" by John Connolly "Elvis Cole and Joe Pike" by Robert Crais "Lincoln Rhyme" by Jeffery Deaver "Inspector Morse" by Colin Dexter "Charlie Resnick" by John Harvey "Bob Lee Swagger" by Stephen Hunter "Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus" by Faye Kellerman "Alex Delaware" by Jonathan Kellerman "Dismas Hardy" by John Lescroart "Tess Monaghan" by Laura Lippman "Rambo" by David Morrell "Mallory" by Carol O'Connell "Spenser" by Robert B. Parker "Lou Boldt" by Ridley Pearson "Charlotte and Thomas Pitt" by Anne Perry "Aloysius X. L. Pendergast" by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child "John Rebus" by Ian Rankin "Precious Ramotswe" by Alexander McCall Smith

About Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and the editor of "The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection," for which he won an Edgar Award. John Allen Nelson's critically acclaimed roles on television's "24" and "Vanished" are among the highlights of his twenty-five-plus years as an actor, screenwriter, and film producer. As a narrator, he won an "AudioFile" Earphones Award for his reading of "Zoo Story" by Thomas French. Justine Eyre is a classically trained actress who has narrated over two hundred audiobooks. With a prestigious Audie Award and four "AudioFile" Earphones Awards under her belt, Justine is multilingual and is known for her great facility with accents. Her recent television credits include "Two and a Half Men" and "Mad Men."British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian. He has won numerous Audie Awards and "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by "AudioFile" in 2009.

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Author : Otto Penzler
Publisher : Tantor Media, Inc
Data Published : 30 November 2009
ISBN : 1400163609
EAN : 9781400163601
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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