Sean Chercover

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General Information

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Name: Sean Chercover

Pen Name: None

Genres: Crime Fiction, Mystery, Literary Suspense

Born: 1966 in Toronto, Canada



Illinois Connection

After Chercover moved to Chicago, he earned a BA at Columbia College Chicago. He then attended the American Security Training Institute, qualifying him to work as a Private Detective in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sean Chercover was formerly a private investigator in Chicago and New Orleans. He wrote documentaries and children's shows for television before turning his focus to crime fiction. Along with the books written below, Chercover has also written many ebooks and contributed to several anthologies.

Over the years, Chercover has worked a myriad of different jobs, including film and video editor, waiter, truck driver, nightclub magician, encyclopedia salesman … and a whole host of others. He currently resides in Toronto.

Published Works

The Ray Dudgeon Series

  • Big City, Bad Blood, William Morrow, 2007
  • Trigger City, William Morrow, 2008

The Daniel Byrne Trilogy

  • The Trinity Game, Thomas & Mercer, 2012
  • The Devil's Game, Thomas & Mercer, 2015
  • The Savior's Game, Thomas & Mercer, 2017

Titles at Your Library

Big City, Bad Blood

ISBN: 0061128686
Release Date: 2008-02-26

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Trigger City (Ray Dudgeon)

ISBN: 0061128694
Release Date: 2008-10-14

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The Trinity Game (The Daniel Byrne Trilogy)

ISBN: 1612183506
Release Date: 2012-07-31

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The Devil's Game (The Daniel Byrne Trilogy)

ISBN: 1503944573
Release Date: 2015-06-16

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The Savior's Game (The Daniel Byrne Trilogy)

ISBN: 1477848797
Release Date: 2017-08-08

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Literary Awards

Big City, Bad Blood

  • Gumshoe Award for best first novel
  • Crimespree Award for best first novel
  • Shamus Award
  • Lovey Award

Trigger City

  • Dilys Award, IMBA
  • Crimespree Award

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

The author is happy to talk about his experiences as a private investigator, give tips to aspiring writers about how to create a realistic crime novel, how he want about finading an agent and getting published. He's also open to readings, book talks, informational Q & A sessions and panel discussions.

External Links

Sean Chercover on WorldCat


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