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John M. Wills

I'm a former Chicago police officer and retired FBI agent turned writer. I've published more than 150 articles on officer training and survival. I've won awards for my novels, poetry, short stories and creative non-technical writing. I created The Chicago Warriors Thriller Series, and a recent anthology featuring true stories about women in law enforcement: Women Warriors, Stories From The Thin Blue Line. On October 1st, my new Christmas novel will be released: The Year Without Christmas. This fall will also see the release of my new Novella: Dancer. I also write book reviews for the New York Journal of Books. I'm a member of the Virginia Writers Club, the Public Safety Writers Association, and the National Book Critics Circle.

A Note From John M. Wills

 October 1, 2013 a new release from Oak Tree Press! THE YEAR WITHOUT CHRISTMAS, A Novel. Having already captured a PSWA Award for fiction, The Year Without Christmas tells the story of a small town family whose peace is shattered by a tragic accident that sends them plunging into the darkest times they have ever known. The members struggle with their new reality, as one of them goes missing and another faces a life-threatening disease. A tale about loss and unwavering hope, The Year Without Christmas demonstrates the power of love, faith and a family’s will to survive.

 
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Current Releases
In HEALER….Sixteen-year-old Billy Anderson’s short life has been full of daunting challenges. A birth defect and the death of his parents force him to live with his Aunt Staci. That situation becomes untenable for Billy and he chooses to...
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Healer:A Novel
Dancer is the story of a young woman’s journey into the dark world of the adult entertainment business. She quickly learns things are not always what they seem, and soon wishes she had never heard of the club know as “After Hours.” ...
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Dancer
A small town family’s peace is shattered when a tragic accident sends them plunging into the darkest times they have ever known. The members struggle with their new reality, as the husband disappears and his grandson faces a life-threatening di...
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The Year Without Christmas
A compelling collection of poetry and stories, some fictional, others based on actual events. A sixty-two-year old woman risks her life to save a drowning child; a husband grieves for his wife; a homeless man caught in a web of despair; t...
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The Nightstand Collection
The book you hold in your hands is unique in that it contains stories written solely by women in law enforcement regarding their experiences on the job. Some of the narratives will make you laugh, others will make you weep. Some will outrage you a...
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Women Warriors: Stories From The Thin Blue Line
This award-winning thriller finds Chicago Police Detectives Pete Shannon and Marilyn Benson thrust into a homicide investigation. A crazed sniper has been targeting cops, killing them for no apparent reason, other than for his own deranged sa...
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Targeted
Chicago Police Detectives Pete Shannon and Marilyn Benson are thrust into the limelight when their first major investigation turns the city upside down. A madman is on the loose, attacking women who labor as office cleaners in downtown Chicago. As...
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Gripped By Fear

A Peek Into the Life of John M. Wills

Women love my novels.

Women love my novels.
Mom and me at one of my signings.

Mom and me at one of my signings.
Winning an award in Las Vegas for my Christmas novel.

Winning an award in Las Vegas for my Christmas novel.
My book on the streets of Chicago.

My book on the streets of Chicago.

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