John Hart





John Hart

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I was born in Durham, North Carolina in 1965, the son of a young surgeon and French teacher who quit teaching to raise her children. Eventually, I moved to Rowan County, where THE KING OF LIES and DOWN RIVER are both set, and on which the fictional Raven County is loosely based. My favorite memory of childhood is a five hundred acre farm that has since fallen to the sweeping tide of development that is slowly devouring much of North Carolina.

I attended Davidson College, a marvelous school just north of Charlotte, where I studied French literature. Afterward, I earned graduate degrees in accounting and law. I have worked as a banker, stockbroker and attorney. I have also spent long days sanding teak on the Carolina coast, working on helicop
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"His Favorite Thrillers that "Run Deep": The mystery writer shares five novels with characters who transcend the genre, like the flawed hit man in his new book, Iron House." ...More

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“She turned the water scalding hot and scrubbed her face until it hurt, but the eyes still looked wrong. She tore off her clothes and stepped into the shower; but it was not enough.
The dirt was on the inside.”
John Hart, The Last Child

“Lightening falls, all you can do is- pray God that it doesn't fall on you.”
John Hart, The Last Child

“We can all live with doubts. It's the knowing that breaks us.

Iron House”
John Hart

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