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Peter Blauner

Biography

Peter Blauner

Peter Blauner is an Edgar-winning, New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including SLOW MOTION RIOT and THE INTRUDER. He is currently the co-executive producer of the CBS show "Blue Bloods." PROVING GROUND is his first novel in 10 years.

Peter Blauner

Books by Peter Blauner

by Peter Blauner - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Thriller

When Alex Hassan gets accepted to an Ivy League university, his middle-class Egyptian-American family is filled with pride and excitement. But that joy turns to shock when they discover that he’s run off to the Middle East to join a holy war instead. When he refuses to communicate with everyone else, his loving grandfather Ali emails him one last plea. If Alex will stay in touch, his grandfather will share with Alex --- and only Alex --- a manuscript containing the secret story of his own life that he’s kept hidden from his family, until now --- it's a narrative he’s told no one for more than a half-century, but now he’s forced to unearth the past to save a young man who’s about to make the same tragic mistakes.  

by Peter Blauner - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In the summer of Star Wars and Son of Sam, a Long Island schoolgirl is found gruesomely murdered. A local prosecutor turns a troubled teenager known as JT from a suspect to a star witness in the case, putting away a high school football star who claimed to be innocent. Forty years later, JT has risen to chief of police, but there's a trail of a dozen dead women that reaches from Brooklyn across Long Island, along the Sunrise Highway, and it's possible that his actions actually enabled a killer. That's when Lourdes Robles, a relentless young Latina detective for the NYPD, steps in to track the serial killer. She discovers a deep and sinister web of connections between the victims and some of the most powerful political figures in the region, including JT himself.

by Peter Blauner - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Nathaniel Dresden never really got along with his father, an infamous civil rights lawyer who defended criminals and spearheaded protest movements. As an act of rebellion, Natty joined the U.S. Army and served in Iraq, coming back with a chest full of commendations and a head full of disturbing memories. But when his father is found murdered near the peaceful confines of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Natty is forced to deal with the troubled legacy of their unresolved relationship. He also has to fend off the growing suspicions of NYPD Detective Lourdes Robles, a brash Latina cop with something to prove, who thinks Natty might bear some responsibility for his father’s death.