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Alafair Burke - Author


Alafair Burke's books include the standalone thrillers Long Gone and If You Were Here - an Amazon Best Mystery Novel of 2013 - and her acclaimed series starring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher, the most recent of which, Never Tell, was a Kindle bestseller. A former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair is now a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure.

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If you like Alafair Burke you might also like to read books by Meg Gardiner, J A Kerley and James Ellroy.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Alafair Burke

The Ex by Alafair Burke
The Ex
Alafair Burke
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A splendidly-engineered thriller and stand alone novel by the crime writing daughter of the great James Lee Burke. Set in New York, a powerful lawyer is called in by his teenage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2016
Dead Connection An Ellie Hatcher Novel by Alafair Burke
Dead Connection An Ellie Hatcher Novel
Alafair Burke
With a lovely style and very realistic characters, well plotted with pace and twists and turns, this had me hooked from the start despite having a pretty good idea of the real culprit quite early on. It starts a series...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
All Day and a Night by Alafair Burke
All Day and a Night
Alafair Burke
July 2014 Book of the Month. This novel feels as though you are involved in an actual case; it’s full of clever, clear, concise writing without an annoying overload of background noise....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
If You Were Here by Alafair Burke
If You Were Here
Alafair Burke
A highly addictive, sublimely plotted psychological thriller about marriage, private security and journalistic scandal. A young pickpocket is pulled from the tracks of a subway station seconds before an oncoming train's arrival. When a video of the incident...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2013
Long Gone by Alafair Burke
Long Gone
Alafair Burke
Compulsively readable and masterfully plotted, Long Gone will catapult Alafair Burke into the publishing big time.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2011
City of Lies by Alafair Burke
City of Lies
Alafair Burke
A Maxim Jakubowski Great Female Crime Sleuth. ELLIE HATCHER - The crime writing daughter of James Lee Burke is quickly establishing herself as a star in the mystery landscape. Herself a veteran of the New York...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/02/2010

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