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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Harvey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Boston, Massachusetts


-- Blog -- http://michaelharveybooks.com/blog/
-- Website -- http://www.michaelharveybooks.com/
-- Michael Harvey on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=michael++harvey


Illinois Connection

Harvey lives in Chicago and most of his books are based there as well. He attended Northwestern Illinois University and owns the bar ''The Hidden Shamrock'' in Chicago, which regularly hosts literary events and readings.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michael Harvey is a writer, journalist and documentary producer. He is the co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the television series ''Cold Case Files'', as well as an Academy Award-nominee for his documentary ''Eyewitness'', and is a former investigative producer for CBS in Chicago. His work has won numerous national and international awards, including multiple news Emmys, two Primetime Emmy nominations, and an Academy Award nomination. He earned a law degree at Duke, a masters in journalism from Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois and a bachelor's degree in classical languages from Holy Cross College in Massachesetts. Harvey was born and raised in Boston and graduated from Boston Latin School.


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Selected Titles At Your Library

Brighton
ISBN: 0062443011. OCLC Number: 956626498

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Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

Brighton /
ISBN: 006244297X. OCLC Number: 922910403

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Nearly three decades after his best friend takes the fall for a heinous act of violence they both committed, Kevin Pearce, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, reports on a string of murders in which his friend has been declared a prime suspect.

The Chicago way
ISBN: 9781408819777. OCLC Number: 869833490

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The Chicago way /
ISBN: 0307386287. OCLC Number: 85485077

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A former Chicago cop and tough, street-smart private detective, Michael Kelly is hired by his former partner, John Gibbons, to solve an eight-year-old rape and battery case, a crime that is complicated by Gibbons's own murder.

The Fifth Floor
ISBN: 9781408485408. OCLC Number: 764536094

Chivers,. .

The Fifth Floor /
ISBN: 0307266877. OCLC Number: 191024016

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

Hired by a former lover to follow her husband, private detective Michael Kelly tracks the subject to Chicago's North Side, where he discovers a body and a possible answer to the mystery of who started the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

The governor's wife
ISBN: 9781510008830. OCLC Number: 940895008

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It's been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to 38 years in prison on corruption charges. When PI Michael Kelly gets an anonymous email offering to pay him nearly quarter of a million dollars if he will find Perry, no questions asked, his investigation begins with the woman Perry left behind - his wife, Marie. Ostracised by her former friends and hounded by the feds, she tells Kelly she has no idea where her husband is. Like everyone else, he doesn't believe her. As he hunts for her husband, he begins to unwind Marie Perry's past. What he finds is a woman who turns out to be even more intriguing than her husband, with her own deeply complicated reasons for standing by him.

The governor's wife /
ISBN: 0307958647. OCLC Number: 884439637

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Receiving a lucrative anonymous offer to track down an escaped criminal, private investigator Michael Kelly unwinds the past of the fugitive's wife, who harbors deeply complicated and dangerous reasons for standing by her husband.

The innocence game
ISBN: 9781408831533. OCLC Number: 832607174

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They're young, smart, mostly beautiful - graduate students at an elite university who are naive enough to believe they can make a difference. Little did they know the most important lesson they will learn is how to stay alive. For Ian Joyce and Sarah Gold the first day of class starts like any other. Then a fellow student, Jake Havens, pulls a wrinkled envelope from his jacket. Inside is a blood-stained scrap of shirt from a boy murdered fourteen years ago and an anonymous note taking credit for the killing. The only problem is the man convicted of the murder is already dead. Suddenly, the class has a new assignment: find the real killer.

The innocence game /
ISBN: 0307961257. OCLC Number: 781077673

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

After one of them receives a bloodstained scrap of shirt from a boy murdered 14 years ago and an anonymous note taking credit for the crime, three journalism graduate students attempt to discover why innocent men are being framed for murder--and who's been doing the killing.

The third rail
ISBN: 9780307946584. OCLC Number: 750629719

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The city of Chicago is under siege, and Michael Kelly, former cop turned private investigator, happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose. Kelly's brassy investigating and razor-sharp instincts lead him into an intricate plot involving a retired cop, a shady transit company, and a quietly ticking weapon nestled deep in the city's underbelly.--Cover.

The third rail /
ISBN: 0307272508. OCLC Number: 429022036

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

In a tale set in the public transit system, former Irish police officer-turned-private investigator Michael Kelly witnesses a sniper shooting and discovers unsettling ties between the killer and his own past.

We all fall down
ISBN: 9781408811443. OCLC Number: 759509783

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

Chicago cop turned private investigators, Michael Kelly is on a hunt for the people who poisoned his city by unleashing a pathogen in a subway tunnel.

We all fall down /
ISBN: 0307272516. OCLC Number: 687652970

Alfred A. Knopf,. .

Chicago cop turned private investigators, Michael Kelly is on a hunt for the people who poisoned his city by unleashing a pathogen in a subway tunnel.