Gerry Boyle (Author)
November 11, 2014
5.6 X 8.5 X 0.8 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Like many crime novelists Gerry Boyle began his writing career in newspapers--a place he calls the best training ground ever. After attending Colby College, he knocked around at various jobs, including stints as a roofer, a postman, and a manuscript reader at a big New York publisher. He began his newspaper career in the paper mill town of Rumford, Maine. There was a lot of small-town crime in Rumford and Gerry would later mine his Rumford time for his first novel, DEADLINE. After a few months he moved on to the Maine Morning Sentinel in Waterville, where editors gave his a thrice-weekly column and he wrote about stuff he saw in police stations, courtrooms, in the towns and cities of Maine. All the while he was also typing away on a Smith-Corona electric typewriter, writing Deadline which came out in 1993. Since Deadline, he has written 8 additional Jack McMorrow stories with a 10th scheduled for release in 2015.