Patrick McLean

Patrick McLean

Patrick is an award-winning author and narrator who never writes anything straight down the line. His work includes the Parsec Award-Winning How to Succeed in Evil series and The Merchant Adventurer. 

Among his influences, Patrick cites such irreconcilables as Richard Stark, Douglas Adams, Mark Helprin, Terry Pratchett, S.J. Perleman, H.L. Mencken, Hafiz, Homer, Georges Simenon and Jorge Luis Borges.

Books by Patrick McLean

The Soak – Audiobook

The Soak - Audiobook

The audiobook edition of Patrick McLean's thriller -- read by the author.

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The Soak

The Soak

An aging, professional thief chases one last, big score into the eye of a Florida hurricane.

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The Lucky Dime

The Lucky Dime

Hobbs is a professional thief who takes on a heist even though the money doesn't match the risk....but the woman behind the job does.


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Reviews For Patrick McLean

Patrick E. McLean: The Lure of the Heist 5.0

THE SOAK is as hard-boiled as they come. Anyone can die at any time. The pacing never lets up. The prose is terse and sharp. There are no good guys, although you'll find yourself rooting for Hobbs. This is a good one. Check it out.

Bill Crider, author of OUTRAGE AT BLANCO

Patrick E. McLean: The Lure of the Heist 5.0

An extraordinarily dark, twisting noir novel with crackling dialogue and action.

Brendan DuBois, Edgar award-winning author of the Lewis Cole mystery series

Patrick E. McLean: The Lure of the Heist 5.0

THE SOAK is tense, fast moving, intricately plotted and layered with the moral ambiguity of the best crime fiction.

Garry Disher, multiple Ned Kelly Award winning author of the Wyatt and Chain of Evidence

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