Winner, Edgar Award, 2014
John Connolly was born in Dublin in 1968. He worked as a bartender, local government official, and journalist before publishing his first novel, Every Dead Thing, in 1999. He is the winner of a number of literary prizes for his work, including the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony awards, and a CWA Dagger. His latest books are The Dirty South, A Book of Bones, and he.