Will Overby

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Born
in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, The United States
July 23, 1966

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Stephen King, Shirley Jackson, William Faulkner

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December 2011

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Award-winning author and sometime banker Will Overby has spent thirty years in the boardrooms and glass offices of retail banking. Between dodging mergers and drafting policies he publishes novels.

He lives along the Ohio River in western Kentucky where mysteries still abound and the tradition of storytelling is as strong as ever.

A graduate of Indiana University, Will is an avid Hoosiers football fan.

Connect with him on his website, willoverby.com, on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter (@Will_Overby).

Average rating: 3.77 · 158 ratings · 32 reviews · 22 distinct works
The Island

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The Killing Vision

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Moon Shadow

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Drum

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Devil's Catacombs

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Summer 2015 Update

I know it’s been a while since I posted any updates, and I apologize. Life has a way of stepping in sometimes and showing you who’s boss.


I’m in the middle of a writing workshop right now, this one on building a career, and I’ve just been accepted into a Publishing Master Class workshop that will be held in Oregon in October. Really excited about that one, as it will be taught by Dean Wesley Smi...

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