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Individual Author Record

General Information

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Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Newton is a Chicago native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Charlie Newton has worked as a restaurant and resort developer, a thoroughbred horse racer, a broker of film and television in the Middle East and a writer known for a global life on the road and extended MIA absences. When he does publish, Newton's heart-pounding, gritty, and witty realism has been a starred-review favorite of the critics and a finalist for the Edgar, the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, the Macavity, and the International Thriller Writers awards.


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Awards

-- "Privateers"

-- *Winner, American Book Fest's International Book Awards, Thriller Category

-- *Winner, Goodreads Reader's Favorite Award, Thriller Category

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-- "Calumet City"

-- *Finalist, Edgar Award

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

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-- "Traitor's Gate"

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "Start Shooting"

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

-- *Starred Review, Booklist