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John Rector

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John Rector is a prize winning short story writer and author of the novels THE COLD KISS (optioned for a feature film now in development), and THE GROVE. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.


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Written in a spare, laconic style reminiscent of Elmore Leonard or Robert B. Parker, this fast-moving, bleak thriller driven by the economic realities of modern America will appeal to fans of suspense fiction from the grittier side of the mean streets.— Library Journal

Out of the Black

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Average rating: 3.44 · 3,424 ratings · 611 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Already Gone
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 1,504 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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The Grove
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 905 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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The Cold Kiss
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 547 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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Lost Things
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 251 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Out of the Black
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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The Walls Around Us
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 201 — 2 editions
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Cold Flesh
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2005
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4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2012
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Out of the Black by John Rector
" If you’d like to delve into a modern Shakespearean tragedy where the dead bodies pile up faster than firewood and the inside of an incinerator never sounded so good, then you’ll want to give OUT OF THE BLACK a go. Although it’s all blackness all d... " Read more of this review »
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Ready Player One
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Already Gone by John Rector
" This is easily a top 10 book of 2011. John really took a gamble here and hit one out of the park. It may not be as dark as The Cold Kiss or The Grove, but it is every bit as well written. This book crackles with electricity from page one and keeps... " Read more of this review »
Already Gone by John Rector
" Great read...fast and action-packed. Will post full review in Suspense Mag. "
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The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis
The Queen's Gambit
by Walter Tevis
read in August, 2011
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This is one of those books that reminds you why you fell in love with reading in the first place. Suspenseful, heartbreaking, and absolutely beautiful from the first line to the last.
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The Passage by Justin Cronin
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With the Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge
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After the Workshop by John McNally
After the Workshop: A Novel
by John McNally (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2010
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A hilarious book about MFA programs and writer egos. I loved every page.
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The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
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“It's okay, baby" she said. "We all bounce till we break.”
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Dennis Yates Hi John! Thanks so much for friending me. Really looking forward to your new release. My wife and I always drop what we're reading to get to your next book. I hope that some day you'll get a chance to check out some of my work. Have a great weekend!

Dennis Yates


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Beth Hi John,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!


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