William Heffernan


William Heffernan

William Heffernan (born August 22, 1950)fact|date=April 2008 is an American novelist born in New Haven, Connecticut. Before becoming a novelist, Heffernan was an investigative reporter for the "New York Daily News". For that work he was thrice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

Heffernan left journalism in 1978 after receiving his first book contract for the novel "Broderick".

He has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize three times. He won the Heywood Broun Award twice, received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and has received a number of other local, state and regional honors. William Heffernan has received the Edgar Award, is a member of the Authors Guild, The Mystery Writers of America, and was once President of the International Association of Crime Writers.

"The Dinosaur Club", in addition to being a New York Times bestseller, is also being developed as a motion picture for Warner Brothers.

Works

*"Broderick" (1980)
*"Caging the Raven" (1981)
*"The Corsican" (1983)
*"Acts of Contrition" (1986)
*"Blood Rose" (a Paul Devlin series book) (1988)
*"Ritual" (a Paul Devlin series book) (1989)
*"Corsican Honor" (1991)
*"Scarred" (a Paul Devlin series book) (1992)
*"Tarnished Blue" (a Paul Devlin series book) (winner of the Edgar Award for best paperback original) (1993)
*"Winter's Gold" (a Paul Devlin series book) (1995)
*"The Dinosaur Club" (1997)
*"Cityside" (1997)
*"Red Angel" (a Paul Devlin series book) (1999)
*"Beulah Hill" (2000)
*"Unholy Order" (a Paul Devlin series book) (2000)
*"A Time Gone By" (2003)

Translations

*"A Time Gone By" has been translated into Polish: "Czas Przeszly", Wydawnictwo "Amber" Warsaw, 2004

External links

* [http://mywebpages.comcast.net/monkshould/HeffernanInterview.html An Interview with Heffernan]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/h/william-heffernan/ Fantastic Fiction - William Heffernan]
* [http://www.who-dunnit.com/authors/146/ Who Dunnit, William Heffernan]


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