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THE ART OF CHARACTER IS NOW AVAILABLE! 

"At a time when most men of letters think they owe it to themselves to be easily bruised, Corbett knows he owes it to his readers to be engaging, full of knowledge, and unafraid."
   —Len Wanner, The Crime of It All

"Corbett has been quietly crafting some of the best novels of the new millennium. Human characters and tragic consequences. Corbett is one of the giants of tomorrow."
   —Bookspot Central



UPCOMING 2014 SEMINARS



The Art of Character NOW AVAILABLE!

THE ART OF CHARACTER is elegantly written: a thoughtful, literate gem. It is a gratifying and illuminating—a delight to read—and will not just instruct but inspire.

THE ART OF CHARACTER is destined to become the one desktop reference every writer requires on the craft of characterization.

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NEW eBOOK RELEASES:
TWO NOVELS AND A NEW STORY COLLECTION


David's first two novels, The Devil's Redhead and Done for a Dime have been re-issued in ebook format by Open Road Media and Mysterious Press along with a brand new story collection, Killing Yourself to Survive.





LATEST NOVEL

DO THEY KNOW I'M RUNNING?

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"With lyrical yet muscular prose, an ahead-of-the-headlines plot, and utterly believable characters, David Corbett's Do They Know I'm Running? is nothing short of superb. This is not just a thriller, but an elegant novel, full of heart, soul, music, food, cruelty, betrayal, poverty and love. The line runs through Ernest Hemingway and Graham Greene, straight on to David Corbett. I'm not kidding. He's that good."
   —John Lescroart

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Best American Mystery Stories 2011 BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011

NEW! David's short story collaboration with Luis Alberto Urrea, "Who Stole My Monkey?", which originally appeared in Lone Star Noir (Akashic Press), was selected for Best American Mystery Stories 2011 edited by Harlan Coben and Otto Penzler. It also includes stories by Lawrence Block, Brendan DuBois, Loren D. Estleman, Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin, Ed Gorman, Richard Lange, S. J. Rozan, Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins, among others. Publishers Weekly Starred Review.



Scoundrels SCOUNDRELS: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes
Edited by Gary Phillips

NEW! David's short story, "What the Creature Hath Built," kicks off this stellar anthology with other contributions from SJ Rozan, Reed Farrel Coleman, Brendan DuBois, Kelli Stanley, Tyler Dilts, Travis Richardson, Eric Stone, Bob Truluck, Pamela Samuels Young, Darrell James, Lono Waiwaiole, Seth Harwood and Gary Phillips (who also served as editor). Scoundrels: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crime will be available across all eBook platforms including Kindle and Nook as well as a trade paperback edition.



West Coast Crime Wave WEST COAST CRIME WAVE
Edited by Brian Thornton

NEW! David's story "Returning to the Knife" appears in this Pacific-themed eBook collection with other standout authors such as Terrill Lee Lankford, Bill Cameron, Steve Brewer, Ted Hertel, Simon Wood, Steve Hockensmith and Naomi Hirahara, among others—with a forward by Ken Bruen.



Lone Star Noir LONE STAR NOIR
Edited by Bobby Byrd

NEW! David collaborated with with Luis Alberto Urrea in writing a story of a Texas Odyssey in pursuit of a cherished, haunted accordion. The story, "Who Stole My Monkey?", was subsequently included in Best American Mystery Stories 2011 edited by Harlan Coben and Otto Penzler.


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