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Anthony Flacco
[1950-]
Shane Nightingale, a 12-year-old orphaned in the 1906 earthquake, and Randall Blackburn, a homicide detective who adopts him, in San Francisco, California:

The Last Nightingale (2007)
Finalist 2008 Thriller Award for Best Paperback

The Hidden Man (2008)

 
True crime:

A Checklist for Murder: The True Story of Robert John Peernock (1995)

The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders (2009)