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John Hardy Bell

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Author of bestselling political thriller THE STRATEGIST, I am a firm believer that the best fiction also has the most heart. My stories feature cops and robbers, FBI agents and serial killers. But beyond the archetypes, I write stories about people. There is darkness in even the most heroic, and light (even if it's a glimmer) in the most corrupt. While my primary job as a novelist is to create an entertaining story, I also strive to cultivate the truth of the characters who drive that story.



The Christmas holiday is finally upon us (as evidenced by the K-Mart lay away commercials and this whole Donald Trump/Starbucks nonsense). It is a time for family, food, fun, Black-Friday human stampedes, and, of course, New Year’s resolutions. I’ve had the exact same resolution list for the past 10 years. It was a short, simple […] Read more of this blog post »
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message 2: by Sarah

Sarah Hi John, thank you for the friend request! (=


message 1: by John

John Bell Same to you, C.J.!! Thank you!!! :)

~John
C.J. wrote: "C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello John,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ"



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