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J. Alexander Greenwood

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J. Alexander Greenwood is author of the acclaimed John Pilate Mystery Series, including Pilate's Cross, Pilate's Key, Pilate's Ghost, Pilate's Blood, Pilate's 7 and Pilate's Rose (Caroline Street Press).

His most recent John Pilate Mystery, Pilate's Rose, was published in January 2018 exclusively on Amazon.com.

Preceding that was Pilate's 7, released in summer 2015. It is a collection of short stories told from the perspective of characters other than main character John Pilate. A paperback version was released in February 2017. It was named #35 on the 2016 Shelf Unbound Top 100 Notable Book list.

Pilate's Cross was named a "Page Turner" by Shelf Unbound magazine in 2014. Pilate's Key was a 2012 Kindle Book Review Award semi-finalist for Bes
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The New Look for "Pilate's Cross"

Very excited to unveil the new cover for the first book in the John Pilate Mysteries, Pilate's Cross: Washing Your Hands of Murder Isn't Easy!

I'm working with the talented Jason McIntyre to reimagine the covers of the first four books in the series. This is no slight to the original covers done by a talented artist, but I want a more consistent, cohesive, and yes, much more commercially-viable ae Read more of this blog post »
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“The real core of this book is about the open secrets that can fester in a community until an outsider raises questions.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“I really enjoyed hearing the likesand dislikesof my readers at book clubs as well as meeting new fans at the book signing at The Bookworm in Omaha " he said. "The book clubs have overwhelmingly asked me to hurry up on writing the sequel.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“The professor’s motive was in the grand scheme of things terribly petty ” Greenwood said. “"Pilate’s Cross" is inspired by the questions this terrible crime created but as a work of fiction it is set in a different place and time and has a more complex motive for the murders.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“The real core of this book is about the open secrets that can fester in a community until an outsider raises questions.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“I really enjoyed hearing the likesand dislikesof my readers at book clubs as well as meeting new fans at the book signing at The Bookworm in Omaha " he said. "The book clubs have overwhelmingly asked me to hurry up on writing the sequel.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“The professor’s motive was in the grand scheme of things terribly petty ” Greenwood said. “"Pilate’s Cross" is inspired by the questions this terrible crime created but as a work of fiction it is set in a different place and time and has a more complex motive for the murders.”
J. Alexander Greenwood, Pilate's Cross

“And it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!”
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“John: "Poor John. Who says poor John? Don't everybody sob at once! My God, if I went up in flames there's not a living soul who'd pee on me to put the fire out!"

Richard: "Let's strike a flint and see.”
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