Matt Coyle

Matt  Coyle

Matt Coyle knew he wanted to be a crime writer when he was fourteen and his father gave him The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler. His debut novel, Yesterday’s Echo, won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, and the Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction. Night Tremors was a Reviewers’ Favorite Book of 2015 and was an Anthony, Shamus, and Lefty Award finalist. Dark Fissures, the third book in the Rick Cahill crime series, was a finalist for the Macavity and Lefty awards and was a 2016 Top Pick for Blood Truth is a Lefty Award finalist and a top pick by for Best Mysteries of 2017. Wrong Light is Matt’s fifth Rick Cahill novel. Matt is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and lives in San Diego with his yellow lab, Angus, where he is writing the sixth Rick Cahill crime novel.

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