Les Standiford is the bestselling author of twenty books and novels, including the John Deal mystery series, and the works of narrative history “The Man Who Invented Christmas”, a “New York Times” Editor’s Choice, and “Last Train to Paradise”. He is the director of the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami, where he lives with his wife, Kimberly, a psychotherapist and artist.
Done Deal: A John Deal Mysteryby Les Standiford
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Done Deal is the first in the series featuring reluctant sleuth John Deal, a South Florida building contractor who has a penchant for stepping into the path of the wrong people. Here, Deal is struggling to rebuild the once formidable DealCo, a development company once headed by his flamboyant father Barton Deal--but little does he know that the piece of land upon which he plans to build a small apartment complex is coveted by a ruthless businessman intent on making a fortune off Major League Baseball's arrival in South Florida.
Meet the Author
- Miami, Florida
- Date of Birth:
- October 31, 1945
- Place of Birth:
- Cambridge, Ohio
- B.A., Muskingum College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Utah
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