This author/writer blog and website for Jeffrey A. Cooper showcases original crime thriller novels and short stories. Please, no wagering.
My books are dark, funny, fast-moving crime thrillers. My influences include literary workhorses like Donald Westlake (or Richard Stark, for that matter), Elmore Leonard, Patricia Highsmith, Richard Matheson, Cormac McCarthy, and Carl Hiaasen, among many others too numerous to mention.
My new book, “Out to Get Me”, is finished. It’s a tense, adrenaline-fueled crime thriller about the consequences of greed and betrayal, and is filled with unexpected twists and turns. Set early in pandemic-era Los Angeles, a frightened, morally-conflicted woman tries to save her kidnapped husband from the dangerous criminal he robbed that morning while chased by a determined, relentless killer seeking the five million in her car that she needs to save her husband’s life.
I previously co-created two television pilots executive produced by the late, legendary, Emmy-award winning comedian Louie Anderson, and I have a movie project currently being shopped with producer Beau Bauman.
This website also highlights my occasional short stories and the rare career update. If you know anything about writers, don’t hold your breath on any career updates.
I like people like you. I hope you like my people.
Thanks for stopping by, and thanks for reading.