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Allen Eskens


Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of six novels, including, "The Life We Bury," "The Shadows We Hide" and his latest release, "Nothing More Dangerous." He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime) and Silver Falchion Award. He has been a finalist for the Edgar Award, Thriller Award and Anthony Award. His books have been translated into 26 languages and his novel, "The Life We Bury," is in development for a feature film. He lives with his wife, Joely, in greater Minnesota where he recently retired after practicing criminal law for 25 years.

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Books:
Nothing More Dangerous
Mystery / Thrillers
Little, Brown and Company
November 2019
ISBN 9780316509725
352 pages
$27.00, NYP
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In a small town where loyalty to family and to "your people" carries the weight of a sacred oath, defying those unspoken rules can be a deadly proposition. More/less

The Shadows We Hide
Mystery / Thrillers
Little, Brown
November 2018
ISBN 9780316509787
352 pages
$27.00, INSTOCK
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In the highly-anticipated sequel to the national bestseller The Life We Bury, Joe Talbert returns to investigate the murder of the father he never knew, and to reckon with his own family's past. More/less

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