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John E. Stith

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PUSHBACK , a mystery-suspense novel, was published in November 2018 and is a finalist for the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense, mainstream category.


PUSHBACK : At his ten-year high-school reunion, an investment counselor finds he doesn't know one person there, and soon realizes he must outwit an unknown antagonist who wants him dead.


"...unsettling Hitchcockian thriller...Judicious use of humor provides some relief from the dark plot line. Fans of Daniel Palmer-esque intelligent suspense will be pleased." -- Publishers Weekly


"Ordinary Hijacked by Extraordinary, With Comedy... what’s most captivating about PUSHBACK is that even with people like Dave Barlow—just an average guy doing average things—life can take a sho

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New Short Story in NATURE

A new John E. Stith short-short story was published today (17 March 2021) in NATURE. A school prank turns a student green. Editor Collin Sullivan brilliantly scheduled it for St. Patrick's Day. "Chlorophyllis."

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Published on March 17, 2021 08:46
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Beth Hi John,
Thanks for befriending me here as well as in real-life!


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