Troubleshooter (Hurwitz novel)

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Author Gregg Hurwitz
SeriesTim Rackley
Genre Fiction
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date
August 30, 2006
ISBN 9780061754845
OCLC 877982933
Preceded by' The Program  
Followed by'Lastshot  
Website Tim Rackley Series

Troubleshooter is a 2006 thriller fiction novel written by Gregg Hurwitz. It is the third of the 4-part series named "Tim Rackley" from the author. [1]


The follow-up book, the last of the series, Last Shot was published in September 2007.


In 2012, it was reported that TNT and Shawn Ryan were working with the author to dramatise the series. [1] [2]

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  1. 1 2 Andreeva, Nellie (2012-03-12). "TNT Developing 'Tim Rackley' Drama From Novelist Gregg Hurwitz And Shawn Ryan". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  2. "The Shield's Shawn Ryan And V's Gregg Hurwitz Team Up For TNT Crime Drama". CINEMABLEND. 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2017-10-12.