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Ace Atkins (born 1970) is an American journalist and author. Atkins worked as a crime reporter in the newsroom of The Tampa Tribune before he published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, in 1998. He became a full-time novelist at 30.

While at the Tribune, Atkins earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for a feature series based on his investigation into a forgotten murder of the 1950s. The story became the core of his critically acclaimed novel, White Shadow, which was commented on positively by noted authors and critics. In his next novels, Wicked City and Devil’s Garden, Atkins continued this kind of story-telling, a style that was compared to that of Dennis Lehane and George Pelecanos.

Devil’s Garden, Wicked City, and White Shadow are all very personal books for Atkins, all set in his former homes: San Francisco, where he lived as a child; Alabama, his family’s home and where he was born and went to college; and Tampa, where he embarked on his career as a writer. Each novel contains bits of himself — friends and colleagues he once knew, people he respected or admired, family members, and personal heroes. In Devil’s Garden, Atkins explores the early life of one of those heroes: Dashiell Hammett, the originator of the hard-boiled crime novel. As a Pinkerton Agency detective, Hammett investigated the rape and manslaughter case against early Hollywood star Roscoe Arbuckle, one of the most sensational trials of the 20th Century.

Atkins lives on a historic farm outside Oxford, Mississippi with his family. He graduated from Auburn University in 1994 and lettered for the Auburn University football team in 1992 and 1993. He was featured on the Sports Illustrated cover commemorating the Tigers perfect 11-0 1993 season. The cover shows Atkins celebrating after sacking future Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel of the Florida Gators. Atkins wore #99 for the Tigers.

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Total Books: 165
Don't Let the Devil Ride A Novel
2024 - Don't Let the Devil Ride a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780063293380
ISBN-10: 0063293382
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Birds of Prey The Harlan Coben Challenge
2023 - Birds of Prey the Harlan Coben Challenge (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781491595343
ISBN-10: 1491595345
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Robert B Parker's Bye Bye Baby
2022 - Robert B Parker's Bye Bye Baby [Spenser, Bk 49] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780593328538
ISBN-10: 0593328531
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Heathens
2022 - The Heathens [Quinn Colson, Bk 11] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780593328408
ISBN-10: 059332840X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 4

The Ranger The First Quinn Colson Novel
Robert B Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me
2021 - Robert B Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me [Spenser] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780525536864
ISBN-10: 0525536868
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
 3

The Revelators
2021 - The Revelators [Quinn Colson, Bk 10] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525539506
ISBN-10: 0525539506
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 7

Robert B Parker's Angel Eyes
2020 - Robert B Parker's Angel Eyes [Spenser, Bk 47] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780525536833
ISBN-10: 0525536833
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8

The Shameless
2020 - The Shameless [Quinn Colson, Bk 9] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525539476
ISBN-10: 0525539476
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3

Spenser Confidential
2020 - Spenser Confidential [Movie Tie-In] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780593190654
ISBN-10: 0593190653
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

Robert B Parker's Old Black Magic
2019 - Robert B Parker's Old Black Magic [A Spenser Novel] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781432850722
ISBN-10: 1432850725
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Sinners
2019 - The Sinners [Quinn Colson, Bk 8] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780399576751
ISBN-10: 0399576754
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 7

Robert B Parker's Old Black Magic A Spenser Novel
2019 - Robert B Parker's Old Black Magic a Spenser Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780857302786
ISBN-10: 0857302787
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Broken Places
2019 - The Broken Places [Quinn Colson, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525542278
ISBN-10: 0525542272
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4

The Lost Ones
2019 - The Lost Ones [Quinn Colson, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525542261
ISBN-10: 0525542264
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4

The Fallen
2018 - The Fallen [Quinn Colson, Bk 7] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780399576720
ISBN-10: 039957672X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 5

The Ranger
2018 - The Ranger [Quinn Colson, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525537519
ISBN-10: 0525537511
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 14

Robert B Parker's Little White Lies
2018 - Robert B Parker's Little White Lies [A Spenser Novel] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781432837891
ISBN-10: 1432837893
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

Robert B Parker's Little White Lies
2018 - Robert B Parker's Little White Lies [Spenser] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781101982457
ISBN-10: 1101982454
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 6

Crossroad Blues A Nick Travers Graphic Novel
Little White Lies A Spenser Novel
2018 - Little White Lies a Spenser Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780857301918
ISBN-10: 0857301918
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

2017 - The Fallen [Quinn Colson, Bk 7] (Hardcover)
2017 - The Innocents [Quinn Colson, Bk 6] (Paperback)
2017 - The Innocents [Quinn Colson, Bk 6] (Paperback)Hardcover
2017 - Robert B Parker's Slow Burn [Spenser, Bk 44] (Paperback)Hardcover
2016 - The Innocents [Quinn Colson, Bk 6] (Hardcover)
2016 - The Redeemers [Quinn Colson, Bk 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
2016 - Robert B Parker's Kickback [Spenser, Bk 43] (Paperback)Hardcover
2015 - The Forsaken [Quinn Colson] (Paperback)
2015 - Robert B Parker's Cheap Shot [Spenser, Bk 42 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2015 - The Forsaken [Quinn Colson, Bk 4] (Paperback)Hardcover
2015 - Ranger The [A Quinn Colson Novel] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2015 - Robert B Parker's Cheap Shot [Spenser, Bk 42] (Paperback)Hardcover
2014 - The Forsaken [Quinn Colson, Bk 4] (Hardcover)Paperback
2014 - Robert B Parker's Cheap Shot [Spenser, Bk 42 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
2014 - Robert B Parker's Cheap Shot [Spenser, Bk 43 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2014 - Robert B Parker's Wonderland [Spenser, Bk 41 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2014 - Robert B Parkers Wonderland [New Spenser Novel] (Paperback)
2014 - Robert B Parker's Wonderland [Spenser, Bk 41] (Paperback)
2013 - Robert B Parker's Lullaby [Spenser, Bk 41] (Paperback)
2012 - Lullaby [Spenser, Bk 41] (Hardcover)
2012 - The Ranger [Quinn Colson, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2010 - Dark End of the Street [Nick Travers Series] (Paperback)
2010 - Crossroad Blues [Nick Travers, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
2008 - Blues Bar [French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Dirty South [Nick Travers, Bk 4] (Paperback)Hardcover
2001 - Leavin' Trunk Blues [A Nick Travers Mystery] (Paperback)
2000 - Leavin' Trunk Blues a Nick Travers Mystery [A Nick Travers Mystery] (Hardcover)