Steve Hamilton

Steve Hamilton

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The Bounty (Kate O'Hare & Nicolas Fox, #10) was the most recently released book by Steve Hamilton, on March 23rd, 2021.

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Steve Hamilton Stats: The highest rated book by Steve Hamilton on Book Notification is Blood is the Sky, the 5th novel in the Alex McKnight series. The second-highest rated book is The Bounty (Kate O'Hare & Nicolas Fox #10).

The most read book by Steve Hamilton on Book Notification is A Cold Day in Paradise, the first novel in the Alex McKnight series. The second most read book is The Second Life of Nick Mason (Nick Mason #1).

Below is a complete list of Steve Hamilton books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Steve Hamilton is the Alex McKnight Series.

List of Alex McKnight Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.51998
2
7.72000
3
6.52001
4
72002
5
8.42003
6
82004
7
82006
8
7.52011
9
7.62011
10
7.82012
11
82013
12
7.32018
13
2020

List of Nick Mason Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Kate O'Hare & Nicolas Fox Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
9.32013
2
6.92013
3
82013
4
82014
5
82014
6
8.42014
7
8.72015
8
8.52016
9
8.3
The Big Kahuna (By: Janet Evanovich, Peter Evanovich)
2019
10
8.22021
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The Shell Game is a prequel short story to the Kate O’Hare & Nicolas Fox series. The Caper is an online exclusive story.

List of Steve Hamilton Anthologies in Publication Order

Steve Hamilton: Biography

Steve Hamilton was born on January 10th, 1961 and is currently 63 years old. Steve Hamilton was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Hamilton attended University of Michigan where he received a Bachelor of Arts.

Steve Hamilton is the author of the Alex McKnight series which currently consists of 13 novels. The Alex McKnight series started in 1998 with the novel A Cold Day in Paradise. The most recently released novel in the Alex McKnight series was Riddle Island which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming novels for the Alex McKnight series.

Steve Hamilton has also written the Nick Mason series which has 3 books including The Second Life of Nick Mason and Exit Strategy.

Steve Hamilton has been on the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! guide book list in Japan one time. 2013's annual international list ranked The Lock Artist atop the list at #1.

Exit Strategy, the continuation of character Nick Mason's story, was a favorite Mystery/Crime Novel of 2017 on The Real Book Spy website.

Steve Hamilton: Awards & Accolades

Hamilton's books have won multiple awards, A Cold Day in Paradise won the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1999 as well as the Shamus Award - Best First P.I. Novel in 1999. Blood is the Sky won the Gumshoe Award, Best Novel, in 2004. The Lock Artist won the Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 2011 as well as the Barry Award - Best Novel in 2011, Crime Writer's Association Award - Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award in 2011, Alex Awards - Best Book in 2011.

The following novels by Steve Hamilton were nominated for these awards:

  • A Cold Day in Paradise: Anthony Award, Best First Mystery (1999). Barry Award, Best First Novel (1999).
  • Winter of the Wolf Moon: Barry Award, Best Novel (2001).
  • North of Nowhere: Barry Award, Best Novel (2003). Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2003). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2003).
  • Blood is the Sky: Shamus Award, Best P.I. Novel (2004). Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2004).
  • A Stolen Season: Nero Award, Best Mystery Novel (2007).
  • Night Work: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (2008).
  • The Lock Artist: Anthony Award, Best Mystery Novel (2011). Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel (2011). Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (2011).
  • The Second Life of Nick Mason: Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel (2016). Barry Award, Best Novel (2018).
  • Exit Strategy: Barry Award, Best Novel (2018).

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  4. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.
  5. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.

Steve Hamilton: F.A.Q

When was Steve Hamilton Born? How old is Steve Hamilton?

Steve Hamilton was born on January 10th, 1961. Steve Hamilton is currently 63 years old.

Where was Steve Hamilton Born?

Steve Hamilton was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA and is American.

What book awards has Steve Hamilton won?

A Cold Day in Paradise: Edgar Award Best First Novel (1999), Shamus Award Best First P.I. Novel (1999).
Blood is the Sky: Gumshoe Award Best Novel (2004).
The Lock Artist: Edgar Award Best Mystery Novel (2011), Barry Award Best Novel (2011), Crime Writer's Association Award Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award (2011), Alex Awards Best Book (2011).

What was the first book Steve Hamilton wrote?

The first book written by Steve Hamilton was A Cold Day in Paradise, published in 1998.

What was the most recent book Steve Hamilton wrote?

His most recently released work was The Bounty on March 23rd, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Steve Hamilton?

Steve Hamilton has a new book coming out on August 27th, 2024 called An Honorable Assassin.

How many books has Steve Hamilton written?

Steve Hamilton has written 19 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 13 books in the Alex McKnight Series, 3 books in the Nick Mason Series, 2 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Kate O'Hare & Nicolas Fox Series.

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    Michael K.
    Michael K.
    2 years ago

    I read The Lock Artist because it won the Edgar Award in 2011. I was on one of those challenges where I decided to read every Edgar award winner from each year.

    The Lock Artist stood out because it had received awards recognition from other prizes. If I’m being honest, the book felt like Steve Hamilton was doing everything in his power to repel me. The Lock Artist was written in first person, which I hate, and it kept jumping all over the place.

    But you know what? Hamilton’s writing mesmerized me. This book is awesome. Before you dismiss Hamilton as a one-hit-wonder, I just finished The Second Life of Nick Mason, and I was entertained. Hamilton could become my favorite author, especially if the quality of his books remains strong.

    Phil Ammar
    Phil Ammar
    1 year ago

    Steve Hamilton is an excellent writer. I love all of his books!

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