Charlie Newton

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General Information

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Name: Charlie Newton

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois



Photo Credit: Lisa Law

Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Charlie Newton is a writer. He has worked as a restaurant and resort developer, a thoroughbred horse racer, and a broker of film and television in the Middle East. He currently resides in Cape Town, South Africa.

His first book, Calumet City has been nominated for the following awards:

  • Best thriller 2009 Nomination from the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, Crime Writers' Association
  • Thriller award nomination from the International Thriller Writers Association
  • Nominated for an Edgar for Best First Novel by an American Author
  • Macivity Award Nomination for Best First Mystery Novel from the Mystery Readers International
  • One of the Best crime Novels of 2008 from The American Library Association

Published Works

  • Calumet City, Simon & Schuster, 2008
  • Start Shooting, Doubleday, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Calumet City: A Novel

ISBN: 1416533222
Release Date: 2008-03-04

Find on World Cat

Start Shooting

ASIN: B004S3H0V2
Release Date: 2012-01-10

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Charlie Newton on WorldCat

Charlie Newton on Amazon


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