As original as any writer I’ve ever read, Hamilton once again reinvents himself and the genre with another wonderful character and story. Get in on the ground floor with The Second Life of Nick Mason.
– Michael Connelly

The return of Alex McKnight:
Dead Man Running AVAILABLE NOW!

After five years… he’s back. 

Alex McKnight, the hero of Steve Hamilton’s bestselling, Edgar Award-winning series, returns in a brutal, high-stakes thriller, facing the most dangerous enemy he’s ever encountered.

“This is one helluva comeback. It’s the Skyfall of the series – the deepest, darkest, most complex book in the award-winning, million-plus-selling series. Alex McKnight gets stripped to the bone.”
–Don Winslow

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The Nick Mason Series

“So good, it legitimately stands shoulder to padded paranoid shoulder with the classics of the crime noir genre.”
-Maureen Corrigan,
NPR Fresh Air

“A fine premise, a vibrant setting, a charismatic antihero… it’s a tight, gripping book.”
-Janet Maslin,
The New York Times

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“[A] heart-pounding thriller with cinematic appeal… stunning and extraordinary.”

“[I]t isn’t often that an outsider captures the underside of the local scene as memorably as Steve Hamilton… The novel more than lives up to its hype.”
-Chicago Tribune

“[E]dgy noir from a crime fiction maestro.”
-O Magazine

Winner of THE
edgar award
for best novel
of the year