Grant Blackwood

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Grant Blackwood is an American thriller writer and ghostwriter.[1] He wrote the Briggs Tanner series. He co-authored with Clive Cussler Spartan Gold[2] which reached number 10 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers list.[3] He is a veteran of the United States Navy.[4]


Briggs Tanner series[edit]

  • The End Of Enemies (2001)
  • The Wall Of Night (2002)
  • An Echo Of War (2003)

Fargo Adventures series (co-authored with Clive Cussler)[edit]

  • Spartan Gold (2009)
  • Lost Empire (2010)
  • The Kingdom (2011)

Splinter Cell series (writing as "David Michaels")[edit]


Tucker Wayne series (with James Rollins)[edit]

Short Story[edit]


  • Finalist for the 2002 Minnesota Book Award in Popular Fiction for The End of Enemies.[5]


  1. ^ Lynn Neary (August 4, 2009). "For Authors, Ghostwriting Offers Solvency, Stability". NPR. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ Mark Combes. "Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler, with Grant Blackwood". 
  3. ^ "Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers". New York Times. October 18, 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "WRITE of SPRING III". Crimespree Magazine. March 26, 2005. Grant Blackwood is a U.S. Navy veteran, having spent three years on active duty aboard the guided missile frigate USS Ford as an operations specialist and a Pilot Rescue Swimmer. 
  5. ^ "Minnesota Book Awards Past Finalists and Winners - 2002". The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library. 

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