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John Nicholl

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

John has publishing deals with Bloodhound Books, W.F. Howes, and Hungarian publisher – Konyvmolykepzo. He is always happy to hear from readers, bloggers or the media and can be contacted via his author website at:

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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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“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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