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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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. A photographic memory

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Being a good father to my kids. After that, getting published.

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

A. Policing. It's always interesting.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm an all-or-nothing guy. It's how I get so much done in such short amounts of time. Sometimes, I'm a step away from obsessive.

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