Steve Hamilton
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Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton is the New York Times bestselling author of both the Alex McKnight series and the standalone novel The Lock Artist, currently in film development. He's one of only two authors in history (along with Ross Thomas) to win the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and then to follow that up later in his career with an Edgar for Best Novel. Beyond that, he's either won or been nominated for every other major crime fiction award in America and the UK, and his books are now translated into twenty languages. He attended the University of Michigan, where he won the prestigious Hopwood Award for writing. He currently lives in upstate New York with his wife and their two children. Visit his Web site at www.authorstevehamilton.com.

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Best Sellers

    • Dead Man Running

    • An Alex McKnight Thriller
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Alex McKnight - hero of Steve Hamilton's best-selling, award-winning, and beloved private eye series - is back in a high-stakes, nail-biting thriller, facing the most dangerous enemy he's ever encountered....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don’t. Just don’t.

    • By Rufus on 09-03-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Second Life of Nick Mason

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 925
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 837

    Nick Mason has already spent five years inside a maximum security prison when an offer comes that will grant his release 20 years early. He accepts - but the deal comes with a terrible price....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rock and hard place plot

    • By Lesia on 06-01-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Winter of the Wolf Moon

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    Ex-police detective and private investigator Alex McKnight rents out small cabins to snowmobilers and tries to bury his demons under the snow he plows each day....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding dialog and cast of characters

    • By Dennis on 09-06-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Ice Run

    • Alex McKnight Mystery #6
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Alex McKnight is in love. Even though he met Natalie Reynaud, an officer from the Ontario Provincial Police, under difficult circumstances, they share a common bond of solitude....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Likeable characters

    • By Richard on 07-28-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Lock Artist

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,437
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,080
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,094

    Marked by tragedy, traumatized at the age of eight, Michael, now 18, is no ordinary young man. He discovers the one thing he can somehow do better than anyone else....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story Very Slow

    • By shelley on 12-06-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Misery Bay

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    On a frozen January night, a young man loops one end of a long rope over the branch of a tree. The other end he ties around his neck.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By David Shear on 06-28-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • North of Nowhere

    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Lying face down on the floor with a gun to the back of his head is where Alex McKnight finds himself after a game of cards turns into a professional heist....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Justin Verlander pitches in AAA

    • By Bull on 11-24-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Blood Is the Sky

    • Alex McKnight #5
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    When a fire is done, what's left is only half-destroyed. It is charred and brittle. It is obscene. There is nothing so ugly in all the world as what a fire leaves behind, covered in ashes and smoke...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narration Killed this story

    • By Dennis on 11-09-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Cold Day in Paradise

    • The Alex McKnight Series, Book 1
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner's death and his own near-fatal injury behind him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A cold day in paradise

    • By Ula Ebbe on 08-30-18

    Regular price: $25.95

    • A Stolen Season

    • Alex McKnight #7
    • By: Steve Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Jim Bond
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    With Vinnie in danger on one side of the border, and Natalie in just as much danger on the other, what comes next will be the absolute darkest hour of Alex's life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story; distracting narration

    • By Nelson on 07-11-10

    Regular price: $20.97

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