Individual Author Record
Name: Thomas LairdPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Mystery Born: 1947 Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLaird teaches English and creative writing at Peoria Notre Dame High School. He lives in Metamora, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationLaird has found success on both sides of the Atlantic with his first crime fiction novel ''Cutter''. This book and his other mysteries feature the fictional detective hero Jimmy Parisi who works for the Chicago Police Department's homicide division. Along with his published books, he has had over twenty short stories published in US literary magazines.
*''Blue Collar and Other Stories'', Dan River Press, 1994*''Cutter'', Carroll and Graf, 2001*''Season of the Assassin'', Carroll and Graf, 2003*''Black Dog'', Carroll and Graf, 2004*''Voices of the Dead'', 2006*''The Underground Detective'', Dionysus Books, 2012*''Desert Storm Heart'', Dionysus/Parkgate, 2013