Edward Cline

Edward Cline (born 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American novelist, essayist and an air force veteran. He is best known for his Sparrowhawk series of novels, which are set in England and Virginia before the American Revolutionary War. His other fiction includes a suspense series (featuring American entrepreneur Merritt Fury), a contemporary detective series (featuring Chess Hanrahan, who solves paradoxical murders), and a period detective series (featuring Cyrus Skeen in 1920s San Francisco).

Outside of his work as a novelist, Cline is known for his writings on aesthetics, his defenses of capitalism and of free speech, and his criticisms of contemporary political trends and of Islam (and religion in general). Cline has written on freedom of speech and censorship issues for The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science and The Journal of Information Ethics. He has written feature and cover stories, as well as book reviews, for Marine Corps League Magazine, The Colonial Williamsburg Journal, The Wall Street Journal, and The Intellectual Activist. His article on English political philosopher John Locke was carried in two editions of Western Civilization (McGraw-Hill). He has written the Rule of Reason blog for the Center for the Advancement of Capitalism since 2003.[1] His columns have also appeared on Capitalism Magazine,[2] Family Security Matters,[3] and other blog sites. As a writer, his strongest influence has been novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand.[4]

In May 2016, Cline was informed by the FBI that his name was on a list of over 8,000 names that was characterized as an ISIS kill list. Cline’s landlord promptly evicted him. In an interview with Vocativ Cline said, “The situation is unprecedented in my lifetime experience. I’ve never before been evicted or thrown under the bus for what I think and write.”[5]

Bibliography

First Prize, Mysterious Press/Warner Book, 1988, ISBN 0-89296-291-7
Whisper the Guns, Atlantean Press, 1992, ISBN 0-9626854-2-9
Whisper the Guns, Patrick Henry Press, 2011, ISBN 978-1481220880
Sparrowhawk One: Jack Frake, MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2001, ISBN 1-931561-00-1
Sparrowhawk Two: Hugh Kenrick MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2002 ISBN 1-931561-20-6
Sparrowhawk Three: Caxton, MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2004, ISBN 1-931561-53-2
Sparrowhawk Four: Empire, MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2004, ISBN 1-931561-87-7
Sparrowhawk Five: Revolution, MacAdam/Cage, 2005, ISBN 1-59692-154-4
Sparrowhawk Six: War, MacAdam/Cage, 16 January 2007, ISBN 1-59692-198-6
Sparrowhawk Companion, MacAdam/Cage, 2008, ISBN 978-1-59692-261-7 (in collaboration with Jena Trammell, editor)
Sparrowhawk: Book One, Jack Frake, Patrick Henry Press, July 2013, ISBN 978-1491217498
Sparrowhawk: Book Two, Hugh Kenrick, Patrick Henry Press, August 2013,ISBN 978-1492156895
Sparrowhawk: Book Three, Caxton, Patrick Henry Press, August 2013, ISBN 978-1492163060
Sparrowhawk: Book Four, Empire, Patrick Henry Press, August 2013, ISBN 978-1492180005
Sparrowhawk: Book Five, Revolution, Patrick Henry Press, August 2013, ISBN 978-1492183358
Sparrowhawk: Book Six, War, Patrick Henry Press, August 2013, ISBN 978-1492185918
The New Sparrowhawk Companion, Patrick Henry Press, December 2013, ISBN 978-1494406066
Presence of Mind, Perfect Crime Books, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9825157-0-9
Honors Due, Perfect Crime Books, 2011, ISBN 978-1-935797-14-2
First Prize, Perfect Crime Books, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9825157-7-8
With Distinction, Perfect Crime Books, 2012, ISBN 978-1-935797-21-0
Run From Judgment, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-148-1248709
We Three Kings, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481219075
China Basin, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481182201
The Head of Athena, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481202466
The Daedâlus Conspiracy, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481208772
The Chameleon, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481212625
A Crimson Overture, Patrick Henry Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1492251972
The Black Stone, Patrick Henry Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1494974626
Running Out My Guns, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481810067
Broadsides in the War of Ideas, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481800792
Corsairs and Freebooters, Patrick Henry Press, 2012, ISBN 978-1481804509
Boarding Parties & Grappling Hooks, Patrick Henry Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1482087833
Letters of Marque, Patrick Henry Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1493749034
From The Crow’s Nest, Patrick Henry Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1499690620
The Pickwick Affair, Patrick Henry Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1500217167
Islam’s Reign of Terror, Patrick Henry Press/Voltaire Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1500920777
Rational Scrutiny: Paradoxes and Contradictions in Detective Fiction, Patrick Henry Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1500848903
Silver Screens, Patrick Henry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1508772019
The Circles of Odin, Patrick Henry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1511441599
Sleight of Hand, Patrick Henry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1511786881
Stolen Words, Patrick Henry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1514248706
An August Interlude, Patrick Henry Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1516876051
Cogitations: Recent Reflections on the State of Things, Patrick Henry Press, 2015 ISBN 978-1517267377
Wintery Discontent, Patrick Henry Press, 2015 ISBN 978-1517491505
Manhattan Blues, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1523381814
The Janus Affair, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1530042562
First Things, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1530496273
Civic Affairs, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1530849468
Exegesis, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1533003478
Seeing Double, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1537136288
Trichotomy, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1537649535
Routing Islam, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1539426868
Beginnings, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1539699354
Reciprocity, Patrick Henry Press, 2016 ISBN 978-1530496273
Saving Athena, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1541389830
Split Infinitives, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1542843089
Passions, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1544251967
Celebrity News, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1544903026
Inquest, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1546836230
Double Entendre, Patrick Henry Press, 2027 ISBN 978-1974664009
Sufferance, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1976594854
The Skeen Chronicles, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1979109109
Reprisals, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1979435604
The Pendulum, Patrick Henry Press, 2017 ISBN 978-1981342969
School Days, Patrick Henry Press, 2018 ISBN 978-1983486142
The Gumshoe Guild, Patrick Henry Press 2018 ((ISBN 978-1986064071))
Serenity Patrick Henry Press 2018 ((ISBN 978-1987639087))
Chicago Serenade Patrick Henry Press 2018 ((ISBN 978-1724231536))
Collectables Patrick Henry Press 2018 ((ISBN 978-1-7271-5539-6))
Flute Patrick Henry Press 2018 ((ISBN 978-1727871968))
A Final Canvas Patrick Henry Press 2019 ((((978-1790771110))))
Gallery Patrick Henry Press 2019 ((((978-1795164436))))
The Ghouls of Grammatical Egalitarianism Patrick Henry Press ((((ISBN 978-1798103388))))