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Feb 21, 1962 --
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Jun 08, 1947 --
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Robert B. Parker

Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, the novels featuring Police Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole–Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels.

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Sep 17, 1932 -- Jan 18, 2010
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Author, War Correspondent



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Nov 11, 1885 -- Dec 21, 1945
US Army General

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Aug 07, 1947 --
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US Marine, Historian





US Airforce, Author



Edgar Allan Poe

Poet and author of numerous short stories during the first half of the 19th century which laid the foundation for the modern detective, horror and science fiction genres.

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Jan 19, 1809 -- Oct 07, 1849
Author, Poet, Literary Critic

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Sep 17, 1912 -- Oct 06, 1996
Historian

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Nov 26, 1919 -- Sep 02, 2013
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Aug 07, 1933 --
Author, Journalist



Talmage Powell

Talmage Powell began his writing career in 1942. Mr. Powell created over 200 stories for the pulp fiction magazines writing in almost every genre and for all of the top magazines. After the demise of the pulps, Mr. Powell continued to write another 300 plus short stories for fiction magazines such as Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Shayne, Manhunt and Suspense.

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Oct 04, 1920 -- Mar 09, 2000
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Tim Powers

Tim Powers has been compared to Michael Crichton, Neal Stephenson, and Clive Barker and was lauded by Kirkus as "the reigning king of adult historical fantasy." His novel Declare, a supernatural secret history of post-WWII espionage, won the 2001 World Fantasy and the International Horror Guild awards. He is the two-time recipient of the Philip K. Dick Award for The Anubis Gates and Dinner at Deviant's Palace and a three-time Locus Award winner for Last Call, Expiration Date, and Earthquake Weather.

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Feb 29, 1952 --
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Terry Pratchett

After leaving school at seventeen to become a journalist he continued writing, publishing his first novel, The Carpet People, in 1971 and going on to produce the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Terry proved early critics wrong and became one of the UK’s most successful authors, receiving a knighthood in 2009 and seeing many of his books adapted for the screen.

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Apr 28, 1948 -- Mar 12, 2015
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Steven Pressfield

Steven Pressfield is the author of the best-selling novels Gates of Fire and Tides of War, as well as The Legend of Bagger Vance. He is also the author of the classics on creativity The War of Art and The Artist's Journey. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Aug 05, 1954 --
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Jul 03, 1898 -- Jun 18, 1988
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May 08, 1967 --
Author, Assistant District Attorney

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Oct 15, 1920 -- Jul 02, 1999
Author, Screenwriter

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