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Joe Ide

Joe Ide grew up in South Central Los Angeles. Joe's favorite books were the Conan Doyle "Sherlock Holmes" stories. He held a variety of different jobs--including Hollywood screenwriter--before writing "IQ," which went onto win the Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus awards for Best Debut Novel. His latest "IQ" novel, "Wrecked," was released late last year. Joe lives in Santa Monica, California.