John Slayton

John Slayton is a graduate of the Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing at Florida International University.

His debut novel: Running to Graceland, won the 2019 Indepdendent Pulishers Gold Medal in Popular Fiction. He teaches creative writing at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, and his short stories, poems, and flash fiction have appeared in numerous magazines.

Mr. Slayton resides in Tampa, Florida, with his beautiful wife Sandra.


Books by John Slayton

Book Reviews by John Slayton

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Hawk Mountain, the debut novel by Connor Habib, is a story of deception and manipulation involving people who exist in isolation and struggle to control repressed desires that often find e

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“Richard Thomas, the award-winning author of three novels, three short story collections, and over 150 stories in print, does not disappoint with his latest collection of short stories . .

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“the suspenseful action and Hausman’s engaging prose make Sleepless worth the effort.”

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How to Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliott is an engaging read and will keep readers guessing and racing to turn the page at every twist—a thrilling and suspenseful journey wel