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Jonathan Stone

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Jonathan Stone

Jonathan Stone has published nine mystery and suspense novels, including Die Next, Days of Night, The Teller, Parting Shot, and the bestseller Moving Day. His short stories have appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2016, New Haven Noir, and three Mystery Writers of America anthologies (The Mystery Box; Ice Cold; When A Stranger Comes to Town). He’s actually very happy with his agent – although, let’s face it, he has to say that. Learn more at