John A. Roynesdal
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  • Honolulu
  • United States
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Honolulu, Hawaii
About Me:
Retired, living in Honolulu with a great view of Waikiki and Diamond Head, a writer with a recently published mystery set in Honolulu. Originally from New York City, born in Brooklyn, lived on Staten Island, then moved to Connecticut where I spent 34 years.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
All mysteries by James Doss, Tony Hillerman, W.J. Burley, Reginald Hill, Jonathan Gash, Martha Grimes, Elizabeth George, Then there is Gertrude Stein, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, John Dryden, Muriel Spark, Armistad Maupin, all 17th, 18th, 19th cent poets and writers, Dickens, Jane Austin Trollope etc. 20th C stuff: mysteries! mysteries!
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Midsomer Murders, not much of a t.v. fanatic or a movie buff

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At 8:53pm on July 22, 2009, Preetham Grandhi said…
Hi John, I want to introduce you to my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a murder, mystery, psychological thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. You can also read more reviews by clicking on the More Reviews button at the website. Thanks for your time in advance.

Best regards

Preetham Grandhi

Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”

Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."

Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"

Book Synopsis:

The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.

Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.

The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
In this stunning psychological thriller, innocence gives way to evil, and trust lies forgotten in a web of deceit, fear, and murder.
At 2:47am on January 13, 2008, Douglas Quinn said…
Douglas Quinn
Author, Editor, Book Reviewer

12 January 2008

Dear Family/Fans/Friends/Readers

Please join me in the first week of my Virtual Book Tour. Beginning tomorrow, Sunday, January 13th, writer Brenda Kay Wynn will publish an interview with Douglas Quinn on her webblog site at (click on the following or cut and paste into your browser)

You are invited to go to Brenda’s site, read the interview and comment and/or ask questions. I am looking forward to responding to your comments and queries.

The interview will be posted throughout the four week tour. Weeks two, three and four will have different articles hosted by and posted at other webblog sites. Would love to interact with you along the way.

In addition, each time during the four week tour you leave a comment and/or ask a question your name will be placed into a drawing for a Free Signed Copy of Blue Heron Marsh.. Hope to see you all there.

Douglas Quinn

P.S. Please feel free to forward this invitation to your own email address list. The more people who participate, the happier I will be.
At 7:13am on January 11, 2008, Brian L Porter said…
Hi John, no, Midsomer is still going strong. I watched a new one a couple of weeks ago. I think they are just spreading them out a bit now. good to meet you.

At 4:14am on January 11, 2008, Brian L Porter said…
Wow, aother Midsomer Murders fan! Hi there John, from cold and windy England!

At 7:44am on December 11, 2007, Douglas Quinn said…
Hi Joyn: It's fun to set your books in the area where you live. The "research" trips can be lots of fun and get's rid of writer's cramp and cabin fever. I live and write in the Outer Banks and Albemarle Sound areas of northeast North Carolina. I write mystery and suspense novels.

Douglas Quinn

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