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F. Paul Wilson

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Francis Paul Wilson is an author, born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He writes novels and short stories primarily in the science fiction and horror genres. His debut novel was Healer (1976). Wilson is also a part-time practicing family physician. He made his first sales in 1970 to Analog and continued to write science fiction throughout the seventies. In 1981 he ventured into the horror genre with the international bestseller, The Keep, and helped define the field throughout the rest of the decade. In the 1990s he became a true genre hopper, moving from science fiction to horror to medical thrillers and branching into interactive scripting for Disney Interactive and other multimedia companies. He, along with Matthew J. Costello, created and s ...more

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“If you come to a fight thinking it will be a fair one, you didn't come prepared.”
F. Paul Wilson

“Can a man who lies, cheats, steals, and sometimes does violence to other people be a man of honor?
Kolabati looked into his eyes. "He can if he lies to liars, cheats cheaters, steals from thieves, and limits his violence to those who are violent.”
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message 4: by F.

F. Paul I was only born in JC. I'm down the Shore these days. JC is coming back. I set much of FEAR CITY there in the early 90s when it was the pits.


message 3: by Matt

Matt Are you still in Jersey City? I just moved here and there is a great library near me by Grove St....going to pick up a copy of The Keep soon....


message 2: by F.

F. Paul thanks, Fran


message 1: by Fran

Fran Friel Hey, Paul. So nice to see you here. I hope all is well on the homefront!

Happy Spring!

Fran Friel


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