Sean Slater

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Sean Slater is the pseudonym for Vancouver Police Officer Sean Sommerville. As a police officer, Sommerville works in Canada's poorest slum, the Downtown East Side—an area rife with poverty, mental illness, drug use, prostitution, and gang warfare. He has investigated everything from frauds and extortions to homicides. Sommerville has written numerous columns and editorials for the city newspaper. When not patrolling the “Skids,” Sean is working hard on the next novel in the Jacob Striker series.

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Books by this Author

Welcome to The Dark Side, a collection of excerpts from some of Simon & Schuster Canada’s most terrifying, mysterious, and suspenseful novels. From Nick Cutter’s old-school thriller, The Troop, to Kathy Reichs’ internationally bestselling Bones series, these stories will leave you trembling.

The Dark Side ebook includes excerpts from:

Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs

The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do what you love, and never give up.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Like" and "totally" and "I've fallen and I can't get up." Ugh.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Probably my dark sense of humour.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. A professional hockey player for the Vancouver Canucks.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Having the time I need--time for my family; time for my friends; time for my writing career; time to just sit back and read a good book and not be so rushed all the time.

Oh yeah, and there's a little something called the NYTimes Bestseller list. That wouldn't hurt, either.

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