About the Author...
J.R. Sanders is a native Midwesterner and longtime denizen of the L.A. suburbs. A former police officer and private investigator, J.R.’s nonfiction articles appear in such magazines as Law & Order and Wild West. His nonfiction books cover topics as diverse as Southern California apple farms and Old West lawmen killed in the line of duty. His first Nate Ross novel, Stardust Trail, was a 2021 Spur Award Finalist (for Best Historical Novel), and Silver Falchion Award Finalist (for Best Investigator).
J.R. lives in Southern California with his wife, Rose, and their rescue dogs, Ruby and Marlowe.
About the Books...
The Nate Ross Mysteries
Stardust Trail (2020)
Dead-Bang Fall (2022)
News and Reviews...
"J.R. Sanders, through Nate Ross, spins us a story with 1938 household names - Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Yakima Canutt...John Wayne. Pick up Stardust Trail, get comfy in your favorite spot with your favorite beverage, tune out distractions - unless you've got music by Gene Autry or Dave Stamey handy - and settle in for an enjoyable ride along the Stardust Trail." -- Six-Gun Justice Podcast
"J.R. Sanders' novel is a solid addition to L.A.'s noir literary canon. More Nate Ross, please." - Joan Renner, true crime historian, t.v. commentator, and author (The First with the Latest!: Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald, and the Sordid Crimes of a City)
"The plot is thoroughly engaging and well-thought-out. The characters and dialogue are well-developed. It's a realistic bad guys vs. the good guy crime novel with intrigue and a labyrinth of clues and hints trying to connect the dots. Things are not always what they seem, and the plot kept me guessing right up until the end." - Anita Dickason, Mystery Review Crew
July 28, 2020:
J.R. Sanders is featured on The Sample Chapter Podcast
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