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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 Chelsea Cain, James Ellroy and Kathy Reichs.

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: 01/02/2010

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