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Laird teaches English and creative writing at Peoria Notre Dame High School. He lives in Metamora, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Laird has found success on both sides of the Atlantic with his first crime fiction novel Cutter. This book and his other mysteries feature the fictional detective hero Jimmy Parisi who works for the Chicago Police Department's homicide division.
Along with his published books, he has had over twenty short stories published in US literary magazines.
- Blue Collar and Other Stories, Dan River Press, 1994
- Cutter, Carroll and Graf, 2001
- Season of the Assassin, Carroll and Graf, 2003
- Black Dog, Carroll and Graf, 2004
- Voices of the Dead, 2006
- The Underground Detective, Dionysus Books, 2012
- Desert Storm Heart, Dionysus/Parkgate, 2013
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Blue collar and other stories
Release Date: 1994
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)
Carroll and Graf
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New York, New York 10038
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