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Garrett Cook

Born: 1982 in Wenham, Ma
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Garrett lives in the Western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: As soon as Garrett knew what a writer was, he wanted to be one. Vampire hunter and mad scientist, his secondary aspirations didn't really come to fruition. If it weren't for the support of understanding teachers and family members in his struggles with bipolar disorder and his learning disability, neither would a lot of things. He began my first serious attempt at a novel at 16.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Garrett Cook on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Archelon ranch
ISBN: 9780980593822 OCLC: 461634677

LegumeMan Books, [Brunswick West, Vic.] : ©2009.

Jimmy Plush, teddy bear detective /
ISBN: 1936383632 OCLC: 781441755

Eraserhead Press, Portland, Or. : ©2011.

"In a city ridden with prostitute furries, cannibal cops and warehouse-sized mob bosses, I've got my work cut out for me. My name is Jimmy Plush. I'm a private detective. I'm also a teddy bear. It all started when the original Jimmy Plush entered my life, offering to take my gambling debts away if I agreed to switch bodies with him. But I didn't know that being a three-foot-high plush toy would be such a living hell, especially now that everyone in town wants a piece of me. All I've gotten out of this deal is a faithful Chinese chauffeur, a custom teddybear .45, and a girlfriend who won't take off the fox suit she turns tricks in. Now I've got to keep this town clean and try to track down the real Jimmy Plush without losing my stuffing for good. Only one thing is for sure: Life is hard when you're soft."--Page 4 of cover.

ISBN: 1439200815 OCLC: 663151028

Evil Nerd Empire, Los Angeles, CA : ©2008.

Jeremy Jenkins is angry. His job as a pharmacist is unrewarding. He argues with his girlfriend. He lives in America, where killing has been made legal and serial killers are hot celebrity athletes and have spawned Reap, a demented subculture with millions of fans. Beings from another dimension that only he can see are turning people into terrifying automatons and breeding machines and all he can do to stop them is kill. America has become a scary place for Jeremy Jenkins and it might just get scarier. Can Jeremy reconcile his visions of a dark future with the reality of a twisted present? Jeremy's earth shattering two-fisted pulp destiny begins--Publisher's description.