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San Diego Author Presents New Crime Novel

We talk with local crime novelist T. Jefferson Parker about his new novel “Storm Runners.”

San Diego Author Presents New Crime Novel

Tom Fudge:  T. Jefferson Parker has been writing crime novels for many years, and his milieu is southern California.  Many of his stories are set in Orange and San Diego Counties.  A resident of Fallbrook, Jeff's last novel was a murder mystery called The Fallen who's main character was a San Diego cop.


His new novel is called Storm Runners .  Its main character is a Santa Ana police detective named Matt Stormstroe.  Early in the story, Matt's wife and son are murdered in a bomb blast that was meant to kill Matt.  As he recovers from his injuries and his depression, he picks up some work as a bodyguard for a TV weather woman in San Diego.  Matt's new client is being stalked.  And we soon learn that this is no ordinary weather girl.  In fact, she is the descendent of a legendary rain maker.  And she has a powerful secret that has some very bad guys pursuing her. 

T. Jefferson Parker will be signing copies of his book at Mysterious Galaxy bookstore on Tuesday at 7 p.m. 


  • T. Jefferson Parker is a two-time Edgar Award winning novelist. His 14th California crime novel is called Storm Runners

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