Charles Kelly

74, Male

United States

Profile Information:

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Arizona
About Me:
I'm a former reporter for The Arizona Republic and have covered many crime stories in Arizona, including the murder of Republic reporter Don Bolles in 1976. My novel, PAY HERE, is available from Point Blank Press. I've just self-published Gunshots in Another Room: The Forgotten Life of Dan J. Marlowe, a biography of an amnesiac hard-boiled writer.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Website:
http://hardboiledjournalist.com
Books And Authors I Like:
GET CARTER by Ted Lewis, THE NAME OF THE GAME IS DEATH by Dan J. Marlowe, THIS GUN FOR HIRE by Graham Greene. Other writers I like: Patricia Highsmith, Charles Willeford, Jason Starr, Ray Banks, Al Guthrie, Derek Raymond, Charles Bukowski, Thornton Wilder (THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY).
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
The Wire, Rescue Me, Deadline USA, The Big Carnival, Harper, Vertigo, Fargo, The Asphalt Jungle, Double Indemnity, Out of the Past.

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  • Darren Laws

    Dear Charles, Many thanks for the kind words. I love the opening Chapter to your novel. Very much up my street. Got a reading list as long as Death Valley and it just got longer.
  • Michelle Gagnon

    Hi Charles-

    Love your first chapter! Have you read any of the Hard Case Crime books? I just finished Bust and Slide, both are wonderful reads.
  • Michelle Gagnon

    Thanks for the tip, Charles! I'll check out Stark House's offerings...