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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Neil McMahon  

Pen Name: Daniel Rhodes

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Neil McMahon on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Neil McMahon is a writer and carpenter. He is a former amateur heavyweight boxer and Peace Corps worker. He was also Stegner fellow at Stanford University in Connecticut.

Published Works

  • Lone Creek, HarperCollins, 2007
  • Dead Silver, HarperCollins, 2008
  • Toys, (Written with James Patterson)Little, Brown and Company, 2011
  • Written under the Pen Name - Daniel Rhodes:
  • Next, after Lucifer, St. Martin's Press, 1987
  • Adversary, St. Martin's Press, 1988
  • Kiss of Death, St. Martin's Press, 1990
  • Vampires: Emotional Predators Who Want to Suck the Life Out of You, Prometheus Books, 1998 - written with Kathleen Rhodes
  • Carroll Monks Series:'
  • Twice Dying, HarperCollins, 2000
  • Blood Double, HarperCollins, 2002
  • To the Bone, HarperCollins, 2003
  • Revolution No. 9: A Novel of Suspense, HarperCollins, 2005

Selected Titles At Your Library

Lone Creek /
ISBN: 0060792221. OCLC Number:

Harper,. New York :. 2008, ©2007.

Hugh Davoren returns to his childhood home in Helena, Montana, where he is pushed into a dangerous situation while investigating the mysterious deaths of several prize stallions on the ranch where he is working.

Dead silver /
ISBN: 0061340774. OCLC Number:

Harpercollins,. New York :. 2009, ©2008.

Hugh Davoren and Madbird from McMahon's Lone Creek are back. The daughter of a famous professor makes a distraught call to Davoren when she finds a wooden box containing disturbing photos and an earring that belonged to her stepmother, murdered after protesting the opening of a silver mine. There are plenty of people who may have had a hand in the murder cases that these photos have reopened.

Toys :
ISBN: 0316097365. OCLC Number:

Little, Brown and Co.,. New York :. 2011.

Animosity between the genetically engineered Elites and their human subjects is fierce, and many rebels fight back against Elite rule. Hays Baker is a high-ranking agent in the Elite forces and at the forefront of keeping the humans under control. However, Hays is unknowingly hiding a secret that will make him the greatest threat to the Elite regime, and their number one target.

Next, after Lucifer /
ISBN: 0812525051. OCLC Number:

Tom Doherty Associates,. New York :. 1988.

ISBN: 045051613X. OCLC Number:

New English Library,. . 1989.

Vampires :
ISBN: 1573921912. OCLC Number:

Prometheus Books,. Amherst, N.Y. :. 1998.

Twice dying /
ISBN: 0061098353. OCLC Number:

HarperTorch,. New York :. 2000.

Blood double /
ISBN: 0061030902. OCLC Number:

HarperCollins,. New York :. ©2002.

Encountering a suspicious case involving a drug overdose only to discover that the patient is a billionaire computer prodigy, medical investigator Carroll Monks finds himself defending his ER from an apparant sabotage.

To the bone :
ISBN: 0060529172. OCLC Number:

HarperCollins,. New York :. ©2003.

Failing to save a beautiful young woman who arrived at his emergency room in a coma, doctor Carroll Monks, struggling against a lawsuit by the victim's grieving parents, discovers a sinister link between the girl's death and a world-famous plastic surgeon.

Revolution no. 9 :
ISBN: 0060529199. OCLC Number:

HarperTorch,. New York :. [2006], ©2005.

Kiss of death /
ISBN: 0812517113. OCLC Number:

Tom Doherty Associates,. New York :. 1992, ©1990.

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