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J. T. Ellison Books In Order

Publication Order of Taylor Jackson Books

All the Pretty Girls (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
14 (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Judas Kiss (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cold Room (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Immortals (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
So Close the Hand of Death (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where All the Dead Lie (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slices of Night (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Sugar Baby (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Whiteout (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dr. Samantha Owens Books

A Deeper Darkness (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Edge of Black (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Shadows Fall (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What Lies Behind (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Brit In The FBI Books

The Final Cut (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lost Key (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The End Game (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

No One Knows (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Field of Graves (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Chimera (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gray Lady, Lady Gray (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killing Carol Ann (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prodigal Me (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where'd You Get That Red Dress? (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
X (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Number of Man (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Omen Days (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Sweet Little Lies (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Storm Season (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mad Love (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Three Tales from the Dark Side (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle


J. T. Ellison is a New York Times bestselling American author of several thriller and crime novels. She was born in Florida outside Orlando. She moved with her parents to Colorado at the age of two and was raised there until she was fourteen. She grew up reading books from her parents’ shelves as she began to grew her interest in poetry, romance and science fiction. She was greatly influenced by the authors John Grisham, Patrica Cornwell and James Patterson. At the age of fourteen, she had to move with her parents to Washington, D.C.where she went to Langley High School, Virginia. She then went to Randolph-Macon Woman’s College from where she finished her graduation with a double major in English Creative Writing and Politics and a minor in Economics. Ellison was planning to go for a Master’s in Fine Arts, but her thesis advisor wouldn’t give her a recommendation, declaring that she wasn’t good enough to be a writer to ever get published.

After her graduation Ellison quit writing and went on for politics. However, its because of her writing skills that she got into the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. After achieving her Master’s degree, Ellison worked in the Executive Office of the President in the White House, and in the Office of Science and Technology Policy. She also worked in the Department of Commerce before she moved to the private sector to work as a marketing director and a financial analyst for several aerospace and defense contractors.

Personal Life

Ellison lives with her husband in Nashville.

Writing Carrier

After she moved to Nashville, as Ellison was recovering from a back injury, she rediscovered her passion of story telling after reading the Prey series by John Stanford. She started researching her hidden passions on forensics and crime, and she was compelled to start writing down her stories. In research for her books, she worked with the Nashville Police department and also with the FBI, studying survivalists and performing autopsies as well.

Ellision teamed up with New York Times best selling author, Catherine Coulter in 2012 to cooperatively write a new FBI series. Her first book, The Final Cut, was released in September 2013 which turned out to be a bestseller. The Series further continues with The Lost Key and The End Game, which are going to be released in September 2015. She also has co-written with authors Alex Cava and Erica Spindler on two anthology collaborations, Slices of Night and Storm Season, and has released the prequel recently to the series, Crossed by Taylor Jackson.

Ellison is also an active member in several writing organizations which includes International Thriller Writers, Romance Writers of America and Mystery Writers of America. Ellison is now one of the bestselling authors of The New York Times of several critically acclaimed novels which includes What Lies Behind, All The Pretty Girls and When Shadows Fall. Her novel The Cold Room, for Best Paperback Original, won the ITW Thriller Award and another book, Where All The Dead Lie was nominated for RITA for best Romantic Suspense. She also had written multiple short stories and her novels have been published over more than twenty countries.

Ellison is also a co-founder of the Killer Year, which is an interactive society composed of thirteen debut crime/suspense/mystery authors whose books were published in 2007, resulting in creation of an active online community and teamed up several authors with mentors from amongst the most established authors in the genre. The group was dedicated to continue writing, publishing, and marketing goals of the members. The community became highly popular which involved reviewers, readers and publishing professionals. The Killer Year eventually became the model for the debut author program of the International Thriller Writers.

She also writes by the name Andrea Ellison overseas including France and Holland/Belgium. Ellison was a contributor to, and one of the original members the Anthony Award-nominated blog, Murderati which is a crime fiction blog.

Popular J. T. Ellison Bestsellers

The Final Cut

Chief Inspector Nicholas Drummond is an American Detective, but he has spent the most of his life in England, serving in the armed forces before he joined the police. He returned to the United States when his colleague and former lover, Inspector Elained York is murdered in the New York City, where she was serving as a ‘minder’ for the crown jewels, that are to be displayed at Metropolitan Art Museum.

However, Elaine’s death is not the only issue here. Soon Nicholas finds out about the theft of the Koh-i-Noor diamond and he he calls in for every favor in order to get assigned as a consultant. He gets partnered with FBI agent, mike Caine in the case to prevent an international incident regarding the theft.

Soon Nicolas and Caine develops a partnership, as they chase the thief and the diamond together across the globe.

All The Pretty Girls

Taylor Jackson, a Nashville Homicide Detective thinks that she’s seen it all. But she has never really seen anything as evil as the Conductor. When a local Nashville girl falls victim of a sadistic serial killer, Homicide Lieutenant Taylor Jackson, and her lover, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin find themselves pursuing a viscous murderer in a joint investigation. The killer is a Southern Strangler called the Conductor, who has been slaughtering his way through South-East, leaving a memento as evidence at every crime scene, which is the victim’s severed hand. Once he captures his victim, he traps her in a glass coffin, suffocating her to death slowly. He then disposes of the body creatively reenacting the scenes of famous paintings.

Whitney Connoly is an ambitious T.V News reporter is certain that the serial killer is her one way ticket out of Nashville. She has got a scoop that could help in breaking the case. She has no idea of how close she is to the case or what is it going to cost her. As the viscous killer gets out of control, everyone involved should face the horrific truth, that ‘the purest evil is born of the private lies’.

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