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Jefferson Parker - Author

About the Author

Jefferson Parker (known as T Jefferson Parker in the States) was born in LA in 1953. He worked as a newspaper journalist in California, covering the crime beat, where his novels all reflect the sunny wickedness of his home state.

He is the author of twelve novels; both ‘Silent Joe’ and ‘California Girl’ won the prestigious Edgar award (the equivalent of our CWA Gold Dagger). His latest novel, set in San Diego, features a detective with synaesthesia. ‘The Fallen’ is published in hardback in May 2006.

Jefferson lives in Laguna Beach, California. When not working on his books, he spends his time with his family, hiking, hunting and fishing, and haunting the public tennis courts.

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Black Water

Black Water

Author: Jefferson Parker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/04/2003

New psychological suspense novel from bestselling American author of The Blue Hour, Red Light and Silent Joe. `Parker has only one rival - Thomas Harris' Washington Post Where Sergeant Merci Rayborn is concerned, opinion within the sheriff's department is sharply divided. To some she's a hero for exposing the biggest scandal in the department's history and bringing down the former sheriff. Others cannot forget that, in making her case, she was prepared to implicate her own father and arrest her lover, both well-respected police officers. Just as the hostility is beginning to die down, a young deputy named Archie Wildcraft is found shot in the head outside his home, next to the gun that has just been used to kill his wife. The evidence points to murder-suicide, and Wildcraft, his memory impaired by the bullet lodged in his brain, can offer nothing to contradict this. But with the arrest of one innocent deputy still plaguing her conscience, Merci is determined to defy the district attorney and pursue the unlikely scenario that Deputy Wildcraft has been framed. Wildcraft, in the meantime, is pursuing his own agenda...

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