Tim Johnston
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Tim Johnston

Tim Johnston's newest novel is THE CURRENT (2019, Algonquin). He is also the author of the New York Time's bestselling novel DESCENT (2015, Algonquin), the story collection IRISH GIRL (2009, UNT Press), and the YA novel NEVER SO GREEN (2002, Farrar, Straus & Giroux). A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie National bestseller, DESCENT has been published internationally and optioned for film. The stories of IRISH GIRL have won an O. Henry Prize, the New Letters Award for Writers, and the Gival Press Short Story Award, while the collection itself won the 2009 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction. Tim holds degrees from the University of Iowa and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and was a carpenter for most of his adult life. He was the 2015 Iowa Author, and currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa.

For more, please go to www.timjohnston.net.
On Twitter: @TJohnstonWriter
On Facebook: TimJohnston.Writer

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Best Sellers

    • The Current

    • A Novel
    • By: Tim Johnston
    • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    In the dead of winter, outside a small Minnesota town, state troopers pull two young women and their car from the icy Black Root River. One is found downriver, drowned, while the other is found at the scene - half-frozen but alive. What happened was no accident....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceeded my expectations in every way

    • By Melissa Scully on 02-03-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Descent

    • By: Tim Johnston
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands, R.C. Bray
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,233
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,096

    From the day Caitlin vanishes the lives of her family members are irrevocably altered, each assuming blame for that day's tragic events....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing Descent

    • By Marjorie on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $25.87

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