John Lutz
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John Lutz

John Lutz's work includes political suspense, private eye novels, urban suspense, humor, occult, crime caper, police procedural, espionage, historical, futuristic, amateur detective...virtually every mystery sub-genre. He is the author of more than forty-five novels and 250 short stories and articles. His novels and short fiction have been translated into virtually every language and adapted for almost every medium. He is a past president of both Mystery Writers of America and Private Eye Writers of America. Among his awards are the MWA Edgar, the PWA Shamus, The Trophee 813 Award for best mystery short story collection translated into the French language, the PWA Life Achievement Award, and the Short Mystery Fiction Society's Golden Derringer Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the author of two private eye series, the Nudger series, set in his home town of St. Louis, and the Carver series, set in Florida, as well as many non-series suspense novels. His SWF SEEKS SAME was made into the hit movie SINGLE WHITE FEMALE, starring Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh, and his THE EX was made into the HBO original movie of the same title, for which he co-authored the screenplay.
When Lutz isn't writing, he's reading, following baseball, dining out with friends, or going to movies. He's a serious movie buff.
Lutz and his wife, Barbara, split their time between St. Louis and Sarasota, Florida. His latest book is the suspense novel, SERIAL.

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    • In for the Kill

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
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      4 out of 5 stars 239

    A madman is stalking women in the city. By the time his victims are found, they've been dismembered with careful precision....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great read

    • By Larry on 06-24-08

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Darker Than Night

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 362

    Ex-homicide cop Frank Quinn is still reeling in the wake of an elaborate setup that ended his career, but a new case presents a chance to salvage his reputation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Twist

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-28-07

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Twist

    • Frank Quinn, Book 8
    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    Kill... or be killed. Frank Quinn is a decorated ex-cop. A former homicide detective specializing in tracking serial killers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lutz has done it again

    • By B. brown on 09-24-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Urge to Kill

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 158

    Homicide detective Frank Quinn can't stay retired when a new breed of murdering madman is on the prowl....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good job at connecting plots

    • By Ed on 12-03-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Slaughter

    • Frank Quinn, Book 10
    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    Detective Frank Quinn will have to risk everything he holds precious to bring in a killer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Should of called it Gremlin

    • By Lauri on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Pulse

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 171

    Some killers come back for more....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This Narrator Always Comes Through

    • By Hendrik on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Night Kills

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Frank Quinn is sure he is hunting for a madman: someone who is shooting young women in the heart, defiling their bodies, leaving only the torsos to be found....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Night Kills

    • By Chris on 01-04-09

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Mister X

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 169

    He mutilates his victims. Slices their throats. And carves an X into their flesh. Five years ago, he claimed the lives of six women....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's the narrator

    • By Hendrik on 08-27-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Chill of Night

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    There's a twisted serial killer stalking the streets of New York City, dealing his own perverse version of justice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Read

    • By lee on 12-06-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Serial

    • By: John Lutz
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    She was gagged. Violated. Tortured. Nailing the killer is priority number one and only the best will do - that means Frank Quinn....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John Lutz = Nail biting suspense...

    • By shelley on 08-10-12

    Regular price: $31.50

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