Gary Corbin


Gary Corbin is a writer, actor, and playwright in Camas, WA, a suburb of Portland, OR. Lying in Judgment, his best-selling legal thriller, was released in early 2016, and was selected as "Book of the Week" for July 11-18, 2016.

Gary's second novel, The Mountain Man's Dog, came out in June 2016. Both are available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook forms.

Gary's creative and journalistic work has been published in BrainstormNW, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, and Global Envision, among others. His plays have enjoyed critical acclaim, and have enjoyed several productions in regional and community theaters.

Gary is a member of the Willamette Writers Group, the North Bank Writers Workshop, 9 Bridges Writers, PDX Playwrights, and the Portland Area Theater Alliance, and participates in workshops and conferences in the Portland, Oregon area.

A homebrewer as well as a maker of wine, mead, cider, and soft drinks, Gary is a member of the Oregon Brew Crew and a BJCP National Beer Judge. He loves to ski, cook, and garden, and hopes someday to train his dogs to obey. And when that doesn’t work, he escapes to the Oregon coast with his sweetheart.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I love to read great contemporary fiction, particularly legal thrillers, comedies, and anything that showcases great writing. Favorite authors include Scott Turow, John Irving, Barbara Kingsolver,and Dave Barry. For a change of pace, I turn to classic science fiction from Heinlein, Bradbury, and Asimov. And plays... I love to read plays, particularly Sam Shepard and Neil Simon.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle Fire.
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Lying in Vengeance
Series: Lying Injustice Thrillers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Having discovered Peter’s horrible secret, a former fellow juror blackmails him to kill again! In this sequel to award-winning courtroom thriller Lying in Judgment, Peter Robertson must choose between two horrible options. Both involve death and revenge.
The Mountain Man's Bride
Series: The Mountain Man Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In this sequel to The Mountain Man’s Dog, rustic forester Lehigh Carter fights to clear first his own name, then that of his fiancée, Stacy McBride, as they are accused of murdering the deputy who once made their lives miserable.
The Mountain Man's Dog
Series: The Mountain Man Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a rustic mountain man's ex-fiancee convinces him to adopt an injured stray dog, he unwittingly crosses some powerful people, and soon his simple life is entangled in the complex world of electoral politics, arson, crooked cops, and pet ownership.
Lying in Judgment
Series: Lying Injustice Thrillers. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A man serves on a jury for the trial of a murder that he committed in a crime thriller reminiscent of "Unfaithful" and "Twelve Angry Men." Unlike most courtroom dramas, this one is told entirely from the perspective of the juror. “Lying in Judgment” is the story about a good man’s search for redemption for his one unfortunate mistake, pitted against society’s search for justice.

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