Christopher Pike





Christopher Pike

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born
in New York, The United States
November 12, 1961

gender
male

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Christopher Pike is the pseudonym of Kevin McFadden. He is a bestselling author of young adult and children's fiction who specializes in the thriller genre.

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McFadden was born in New York but grew up in California where he stills lives in today. A college drop-out, he did factory work, painted houses and programmed computers before becoming a recognized author. Initially unsuccessful when he set out to write science fiction and adult mystery, it was not until his work caught the attention of an editor who suggested he write a teen thriller that he became a hit. The result was Slumber Party (1985), a book about a group of teenagers who run into bizarre and
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“Relationships are mysterious. We doubt the positive qualities in others, seldom the negative. You will say to your partner: do you really love me? Are you sure you love me? You will ask this a dozen times and drive the person nuts. But you never ask: are you really mad at me? Are you sure you’re angry? When someone is angry, you don’t doubt it for a moment. Yet the reverse should be true. We should doubt the negative in life, and have faith in the positive.”
Christopher Pike, Remember Me

“Before I begin, may I ask how old you are?"
"You may ask."
"How old are you?"
"It's none of your business”
Christopher Pike, The Last Vampire

“Death never comes at the right time, despite what mortals believe. Death always comes like a thief.”
Christopher Pike, The Last Vampire

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