Denise Hamilton

Crime writer and Editor, Los Angeles Noir

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Crime writer and Editor of Los Angeles Noir, a two-part anthology of short stories. She has authored five Eve Diamond detective novels. Prior to becoming a novelist she spent ten years as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times.

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