John A. Daly

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A lifelong Coloradoan, John graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1996 with a degree in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems. He spent the next fifteen years developing accounting software and Internet-based, workflow collaboration solutions.

With a thirst for creative expression that went beyond the logic and absolutes of computer programming, John developed an interest in writing. His early work included newspaper editorials, and film and television reviews for entertainment websites. He later became drawn toward more substantive commentary on world events. He currently writes political, cultural, and media-analysis columns for the website of Bernard Goldberg, former CBS News journalist and New York Time
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John A. Daly I grew up around a number of people who I would consider their own worst enemies. They were good people, but they drank too much, made poor decisions,…moreI grew up around a number of people who I would consider their own worst enemies. They were good people, but they drank too much, made poor decisions, and had a hard time learning from their mistakes. I thought it would be interesting to incorporate those traits in a protagonist, and use the story to show his evolution into someone better.(less)
John A. Daly Hi Jodell. It's hard to nail down just one town. Winston is kind of a composite of multiple mountain towns in Colorado. It includes elements of…moreHi Jodell. It's hard to nail down just one town. Winston is kind of a composite of multiple mountain towns in Colorado. It includes elements of Frisco, Red Feather, Glenwood Springs, Georgetown, Lyons, and even Estes Park.

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Broken Slate by John A.  Daly
"I want to say that there are no other books to compare this with but, of course, there are. The difference is that John A Daly does it better. I have now read all three of the books in the Sean Coleman series. I am waiting for the next one.
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Blood Trade by John A.  Daly
"Perhaps there are some small problems with this book but, the real problem was putting it down before I was finished. John A. Daly is a great storyteller. I just purchased his third book."
" Thank you so much. Yes, there is going to be a paperback version, but the advanced reading copies haven't been released yet (there will be some). "
Blood Trade by John A.  Daly
"The protagonist is a bit off-putting at first but as his character is developed he becomes quite appealing. The mystery is unusual and interesting. The story isn't filled with gratuitous violence. There's a burst of violent action near the end of..." Read more of this review »
Broken Slate by John A.  Daly
"Sean has really never gotten over his father leaving him when he was a young boy. He has tried to achieve solace but it is always just out of reach. When he receives a phone call his father was murdered and possibly a thief, all the old feelings c..." Read more of this review »
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" Thanks. By any chance would you mind posting this same review to Amazon? Though Broken Slate has sold well, not many people have left reviews for it o ...more "
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