LeMoult enjoys a varied career as novelist, advertising copywriter,
and illustrator. Praised as "Gritty, jagged, and honest,"
his series of police novels - Street Dance (Charter Putnam
1986), Dream Street (Charter Putnam 1988), Death Spiral
(Onyx Penguin 1990), The Killing Moon (Onyx Penguin 1992),
and Blood Tide (Onyx Penguin 1994) - attracted a large,
to the non-fiction genre, LeMoult wrote Rock Solid (1994),
a true account of two hero policemen who rescued a New York City
block from the clutches of a homicidal druglord. A Putnam hardcover
and Jove paperback, Rock Solid won the acclaim of critics.
In the Hands of the Enemy, LeMoult's
next true-crime effort, is a true account of corruption inside
the United States Drug Enforcement Agency. It's currently being
adapted as a screenplay by Cinemax Productions.
from Enrique is LeMoult's first original eBook. It's the
story of a police reporter in New York City who weaves a web of
deceit - and traps himself in its bizarre consequences.
Although known primarily as a crime and
true-crime writer, LeMoult's literary pursuits are varied. His
historical novel, Hold the Wind, tells the stories of Albert
and Lucy Parsons, leaders in the American labor movement struggles
in the 1800s. Granada Productions International adapted the book
for the screen. He's is currently as work on a non-fiction account
of Mormon pioneers in the late 1800s, detailing their harrowing
journey as they cross the Rocky Mountains during one of the worst
snowstorms in recorded history.
LeMoult teaches writing for the Long
Ridge Writers Group (West Redding,CT) and
participates in writing seminars and radio and television talk
shows. He's a frequent guest lecturer at schools and colleges
in the Northeast, speaking about the value and satisfaction of
a writing life and encouraging fledgling writers to follow their
He believes that writing, with all its
inherent satisfaction and fulfillment, is above all a form of
communication. LeMoult says, "Writing is a way of sharing
one's hopes, values, and identity with the largest audience possible.
Writing that cannot be easily understood by a broad spectrum of
readers is little more than self-indulgence."