John Nicholl

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John Nicholl, an ex-police officer, child protection social worker and lecturer, has written seven darkly psychological suspense thrillers, each of which has been an Amazon #1 Best Seller.

John’s books are set in the UK and have a strong Welsh flavour. He began writing after leaving his job heading up child protection services for Carmarthenshire.

Rights enquiries should be directed to the Lorella Belli Literary Agency.

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A Cold Cold Heart

My new thriller, A Cold Cold Heart, is available for request on NetGalley: It will be published by Bloodhound Books on 31 January.

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Wow this guy can literally hold is own against any author out there. I thought tonight I would just read a couple of chapters. Hey here I am at 5:05 am and just finished the bokk. There was no way whats..." Read more of this review »
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“Forgiveness has a great capacity to heal even in the most difficult of situations.”
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“dearly hope that neither Jack nor his family ever encounter one of the vile predatory monsters that inhabit our world. Be careful who you trust, that’s my advice. They can all too easily destroy your life, as he did mine.”
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“Sadly, life has taught me that attempting to determine our future is something of a lottery. We can try, we should always try, but there are no guarantees.”
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John Nicholl Martha wrote: "Hi John! Nice to be making more awesome friends.
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John Nicholl Thanks everyone, it's appreciated. Check out my dark psychological thrillers.


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