Gary Hardwick, pseudonymously known as A.A. Clifford, is the author of several novels including his first, Cold Medina and City Wide. The Seattle Times called Hardwick “the Elmore Leonard of black mystery writers".
The former attorney, is also an acclaimed screenwriter, director, and filmmaker whose hit films include; The Brothers and Deliver Us from Eva. He is also an executive producer for television.
He has had three of his novels optioned for films by Universal Films, Warner Brothers, and Sony Filmed Entertainment.