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John Searles


John Searles

John Searles is the author of the national bestsellers BOY STILL MISSING and STRANGE BUT TRUE. He frequently appears as a book critic on NBC’s "Today" show and CBS’s "The Early Show." He is the Editor-at-Large of Cosmopolitan. His essays have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other national newspapers and magazines. He lives in New York City.

Books by John Searles

by John Searles - Fiction, Mystery

Sylvie Mason’s parents have an unusual occupation --- helping “haunted souls” find peace. After receiving a strange phone call one winter’s night, they leave the house and are later murdered in an old church in a horrifying act of violence. A year later, the inquisitive teenager pursues the mystery, moving closer to the knowledge of what occurred that night --- and to the truth about her family’s past and the secrets that have haunted them for years.

by John Searles

The widely acclaimed debut novel from John Searles is a brilliant coming-of-age novel about 15 year-old Dominick Pindle, whose troubled journey is shaped by, and influences, the social and political struggles of the early 1970s.