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Jon McGoran

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Jon McGoran is the author of nine novels, including Spliced, a near-future YA science fiction thriller from Holiday House Books which was named to the ALA’s Library Information Technology Association (LITA) inaugural 2018 LITA Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists and was also named one of the American Bookseller’s Association’s 2017 ABC Best Books for Young Readers. The sequel, Splintered, comes out May 2019. His other books include the acclaimed ecological thrillers Drift, Deadout, and Dust Up, from Tor/Forge Books, and The Dead Ring, based on the hit TV show, The Blacklist. Writing as D. H. Dublin, he is the author of the forensic thrillers Body Trace, Blood Poison and Freezer Burn, from Penguin Books. ...more

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Spliced

3.82 avg rating — 520 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
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Drift

3.87 avg rating — 275 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Deadout

3.83 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Dust Up

4.04 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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The Dead Ring No. 166 (The ...

4.15 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Splintered

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Appetite: A Short Story

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Down to Zero

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After Effects

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Post Title: YA Scavenger Hunt Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors...and a chance to win some awesome prizes! On this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the cl... Read more of this blog post »
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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Zoë Sharp Hi Jon

Thanks for Friending me. How did you get on with the Cormac McCarthy? And how did work on DRIFT go?


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Fran Friel Many thanks, Jon!

Happy Tuesday,
Fran


message 5: by Jon (last edited Feb 24, 2009 05:52PM)

Jon I hope so, but I don't know. Depends on how Freezer Burn sells, but it can be tough getting the word out. Right now I'm working on a stand-alone thriller called DRIFT. I just finished the first draft, so I'm afraid it won't be out for a little while yet.

Lynn wrote: "Hey Jon - thanks for responding to my add request. I already had you on MySpace but added you here and on Facebook. Yeah - I'm a mystery book junkie. LOL But only the GOOD authors! ;-) Keep up ..."




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J.R. Hi Jon,
Good to friend you here, too.


Angela Thanks for the friend request. I actually do have your book Body Trace. Ive been looking forward to reading it.

Thanks Again,
Angela


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Beth Hi Jon,
Good to see you here, too!
- Beth


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hey Jon...wow you're a busy guy! Thanks for adding me as a Goodreads buddy. I'd love for you to visit my web site, jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too!
Thanks,
Jeannie



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