The Last Detail
My first novel, which was adapted into the classic film starring Jack Nicholson. Nominated for three Oscars.
Experiences as a high school teacher in a wealthy suburb.
Interlocking stories of the coal town of my birth.
Harper & Row
Adapted to film, starring James Cann and Marsha Mason. Nominated for three Oscars.
Harper & Row
Based on a true story of a jealous mother who wanted her daughter-in-law dead.
Tom Mix Died For Your Sins
A biographical novel based on the life of the silent film cowboy star.
Based upon my travels with a tent circus throughout the South.
An Unmarried Man
The agony of a broken marriage and the joy of finding new love.
Last Flag Flying
The sequel to The Last Detail, 35 years later. Now a movie streaming on Amazon starring Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Carell.
A wry, slightly surreal comic novel about love, human connection, and the trials of small-town life.
These four titles comprise the mystery series I wrote under the pen name Anne Argula. The first, Homicide My Own, was nominated for an Edgar Award.
American Heritage Magazine – (Interview with Tim McCoy)
Los Angeles Times (Book reviews)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (Thrice weekly columnist)
Tricycle Magazine – “Dog” (Article)
“I’ve written a baker’s dozen of novels and if I’m no longer burning rubber I’m still firing on all eight cylinders.”