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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Brian Pinkerton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD mystery and horror suspense thriller

Born: N/A


Illinois Connection

Pinkerton lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brian Pinkerton is an American author of fiction in the suspense, thriller, mystery and horror genres. His novels include ''Abducted'', ''Vengeance'', ''Killer's Diary'', ''Rough Cut'' and ''How I Started the Apocalypse''. Select titles have also been released as audio books and in foreign languages. His debut novel, ''Killing the Boss'', was recently reissued as an eBook. Brian's short stories have appeared in anthologies including ''Chicago Blues'', ''PULP!'' and ''Zombie Zoology''. His screenplays have finished in the top 100 of ''Project Greenlight'' and top two percent of the ''Nicholl Fellowship'' of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Brian received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and Master's Degree from Northwestern University.

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