Besides four decades of writing fiction, John C. Boland has worked as a Senior Editor of Barron’s Financial Weekly, contributed often to the Sunday New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and run a profitable hedge fund. He is the author of what Market Logic called “the best book ever written on insider trading”— Wall Street’s Insiders (Morrow).
The two-time Shamus nominee was a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Association’s “Best Short Story” award in 2009. His novels include several from St. Martin’s Press: EASY MONEY, RICH MAN’S BLOOD, DEATH IN JERUSALEM, THE MARGIN; and two from Pocket Books: BROKERED DEATH and THE SEVENTH BEARER. His web site is www.JohnCBoland.com.
Twenty-four stories from Alfred Hitchcock's & Ellery Queen's mystery magazines
USA Todaycalled JOHN C. BOLAND’s debut novel EASY MONEY (St. Martin’s Press): an “Entertaining whodunit.Great fun!”
30 YEARS IN THE PULPS, from Perfect Crime Books, brings together more than a score of the Shamus-nominated author's novelettes and short stories from Ellery Queen's and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazines, including the 2009 International Thriller Writers finalist "Last Island South."
"If you're looking for atmosphere . . . and a fine prose style, then you came to the right story." Steven Torres, Nasty.Brutish.Short.blogspot.com, about: "The Passenger"
"An understated, realistic tale of espionage." Gerald So, Nasty.Brutish.Short.blogspot.com, about: "Marley's Woman"
"A nicely nasty tale of betrayal and revenge." Bob Tinsley, TheShortofIt.blogspot.com, about: "Marley's Ghost"
30 YEARS IN THE PULPS 346 PAGES $14.95 ISBN: 978-0-9825157-2-3
"Roars along like a BMW in heat." Kirkus on DEATH IN JERUSALEM
LOVE & DEATH IN KEY WEST
The boy cursed his pain, cursed me. I stopped walking. I was blowing like a horse and sweating.
"I don't feel good," he said.
It was tempting to slip my aching shoulder out from under his arm. His head was lolling. His face was turned toward me, pimpled by insect bites, eyes closed. I didn't think we were going to make it to the car.
We crossed the footbridge, and I heard a boat nearby in the mangrove. The motor was throttled down, bubbling like a big soup pot.
We were out of time.
MEGGIE TREVOR (LAST ISLAND SOUTH)is back, ashamed she's working security for the guy who wants to be Porn King of the Keys. Her mother had better not find out! Mixing it up with arts patrons, amateur sex stars, and a shotgun-toting chef, she's not even sure of her friends in a town that's never been scruffier, or more dangerous.
OUT OF HER DEPTH 255 PAGES $12.95 ISBN: 978-0-9825157-9-2