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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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’s your greatest fear?

A. I refuse to live in fear. Fear leads to worrying, and worrying is negative and habit-forming. Screw fear.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Probably either Jesus Christ or Mohammad or Buddha. Though I am not an overly religious person, I would love to talk to all of them. Who wouldn't?

My question would be the same universal question almost every other person would ask:

"Why?"

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Policing. It's always interesting.

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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