John Desjarlais
  • Male
  • Hendersonville, NC
  • United States
Share on Facebook MySpace

John Desjarlais's Friends

  • Ryan Jackson
  • Robert Christopher
  • Jerry Peterson
  • Copper Smith
  • Eve Paludan
  • Jenny Milchman
  • Donna Fletcher Crow
  • Alaina Perez
  • Deborah Wright
  • Aaron Philip Clark
  • J.P. Farris
  • Siobhan C Cunningham
  • Vincent Zandri
  • Robin Jarossi
  • minervaK

John Desjarlais's Discussions

Catholic Writers Guild Conference Live!

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Desjarlais Jun 6, 2009.


John Desjarlais's Page

Latest Activity

John Desjarlais updated their profile
Apr 24, 2020
John Desjarlais posted a photo


cover for the third entry in my series
Apr 24, 2020
John Desjarlais posted a status
"I'm back after a long absence -- retired, moved to another state, finished two more books, an historical and a police procedural."
Apr 24, 2020

Profile Information

Hendersonville NC
About Me:
A retired college educator and a member of Mystery Writers of America and North Carolina Writers Network, I've published both historical novels and mysteries.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
Raymond Chandler, Dash Hammett, John D. MacDonald, Ed McBain, Sue Grafton, Georges Simenon, Rex Stout, Ellis Peters, Tony Hillerman - it's a long list...
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Chinatown, Gorky Park, Maltese Falcon. The PBS "Mystery!" programs. I tend not to watch the network crime shows like "CSI" or "Bones" and such, except "Law and Order."

John Desjarlais's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

John Desjarlais's Blog

Goodreads review of VIPER

Nice Goodreads review of VIPER from fellow mystery writer Tina Whittle here:

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 10:47am

guest blogger at 2 blogs

Hey:  I'm at these two blogs this week:

1/10 (Selena as a young teen)



Posted on January 10, 2011 at 11:52am

Mike Manno review of VIPER

Viper review mike manno January 7, 2011…


Posted on January 9, 2011 at 3:24am

Tony Perona VIPER review

As he did in BLEEDER, John Desjarlais takes a contemporary mystery and expertly intertwines a supernatural one.  VIPER features Selena De La Cruz—insurance saleswoman, shoe fashionista and former Drug Enforcement agent—who is forced back into police work when a hit list is discovered and her name is on it. The nine people on the list have one thing in common—they all…


Posted on December 30, 2010 at 12:56am

Selena's Thanksgiving

After Thanksgiving dinner, the men sprawled on the plastic-covered chairs in Comadre María’s living room swigging beers and yelling at fútbol on TV while the women chattered loudly over the stove and sink in the cocina.…


Posted on November 26, 2010 at 12:05am

Comment Wall (5 comments)

You need to be a member of CrimeSpace to add comments!

At 5:36am on June 9, 2010, Copper Smith said…
Always happy to befriend a kindred spirit in the world of provocative crime fiction.
Write on!
At 1:26am on June 4, 2010, Jerry Peterson said…
John, this is a surprise. I didn't know you were here.
At 9:11am on March 11, 2009, Cheryl said…
Hello. I just read the comment you left me. Sorry, I haven't visited here for a little while. I would love to receive a copy of your new release Bleeders if you still have copies.

Wow that is big you got to talk to Jeffrey Deavers. Congrats on your book
At 8:19am on February 5, 2009, Eric Stone said…
Hi John, good back. Glad to hear you've found a home for your book. Who's going to publish it?
At 10:28am on February 1, 2009, Michael Phelps said…
Good Evening Professor,

I like them all, but was drawn to the one with the Priest holding the Testament.

Michael Phelps

CrimeSpace Google Search

© 2024   Created by Daniel Hatadi.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service