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Douglas Graham Purdy


Douglas Graham Purdy

Douglas Graham Purdy grew up in Boston and splits his time between Brooklyn and Boston. He worked in Film and Media Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology for over a decade. His first novel SERPENTS IN THE COLD, co-authored with Thomas O’Malley, was published by Mulholland Books, Little Brown, US & Mulholland Books UK. He is currently working on a collection of horror short stories and the second book in The Boston Saga series with O’Malley.

He is also a DJ on, where he creates jazz, electronic and ambient mixes under the moniker Spoonhead.

Douglas Graham Purdy

Books by Douglas Graham Purdy

by Thomas O'Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

In 1950's Boston, the Irish Republican Army is running guns and killing witnesses. Cal and Dante, introduced in SERPENTS IN THE COLD, must descend into the city's shadowy underbelly --- a world of packed dance halls, Irish wakes and funeral parlors. There they discover a terrorist plot that will shake the city to its core and bring them head-to-head not only with Cal's past, but with the IRA Army Council itself.

by Thomas O'Malley and Douglas Graham Purdy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Cal O'Brien and Dante Cooper are struggling to find their identities after World War II. Cal has built a mildly promising life for himself as an employee of a company providing private security. A heroin addict, Dante feels the call to do good after he discovers that his sister-in-law was the latest victim of a serial killer targeting disadvantaged women. Cal and Dante take it upon themselves to track the killer --- but their daunting quest takes on dangerous consequences when the trail leads them to the highest ranks of city government.