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THE BARN: A Novella Mystery by JOHN CASEY & DOUG CAMPBELL is out February 28 (PHiR Publishing)



JOHN CASEY, author

JOHN CASEY, author



“This compelling New Hampshire murder mystery is an enigmatic and visceral read.”

The bad, deep, dark secrets stay hidden the longest. Purifying, bubbling, gnawing.


SAN ANTONIO, Texas, USA, February 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — From PHiR Edition

PHiR is VERY excited for the release of THE BARN: A Novella Mystery co-written by John Casey and Doug Campbell. Casey and Campbell grew up together in Keene, NH, and have remained close friends. Casey says, “When Doug first spoke to me, I was intrigued. It was a new genre for me, but I’m always up for trying something new. So we worked together for several months, and here’s the result. I think anyone with a passion for mysteries will really enjoy THE GRANGE.” This is Casey and Campbell’s first collaboration and a more than worthy addition to John Casey’s growing list of titles.

SYNOPSIS: At the request of his brother John, Keith Conway returns home to New England after a long absence. Their mother’s health is declining and she may not have much time left. A cryptic message from her leads them to wonder if their grandfather’s death decades ago was in fact a freak accident, or if there may have been foul play. Although John supports Keith’s attempt to find out the truth, he ends up craving it. Keith insists, not knowing if he is helping or hurting his family. He also wonders if the truth is as grim as it sounds, and if it might be better for everyone involved to leave it buried…


Other JOHN CASEY titles include The Devolution Trilogy (a psychological spy thriller series) and The Raw Thoughts Series (art coffee table books with an inspiring and witty underlying philosophy):

– DEVOLUTION: Volume 1 of the Devolution trilogy
– EVOLUTION: Volume 2 of the Devolution trilogy
– REVELATION: Volume 3 of the Devolution trilogy (to be published later in 2022)
– RAW THOUGHTS: A conscious fusion of poetic and photographic art
– MERIDIAN: a book of raw thoughts

JOHN CASEY is a New Hampshire Pushcart Prize-nominated novelist and poet. Her first novel, Devolution, was released in 2019 and is the first book in The Devolution Trilogy, a psychological spy thriller series. Evolution was released on May 13, 2021, Revelation will follow in 2022. Casey also penned Raw Thoughts in 2019, a compelling and mindful fusion of poetic and photographic art that won names for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the National Book Award. PHiR Publishing published the sequel, Meridian: A Raw Thoughts Book, on June 14, 2021. His poetry has appeared internationally in numerous literary journals and magazines. A veteran fighter and test pilot with a Master of Arts from Florida State University, Casey has also served as a diplomat and international affairs strategist at U.S. embassies in Europe and Africa, the Pentagon and elsewhere. He is passionate about fitness, nature and travel and inspired by the incredible range of people, places and cultures he has encountered in life.

DOUG CAMPBELL is an entrepreneur, an executive financial consultant to the life sciences industry, and owns and operates real estate properties. He is a former naval officer and enjoys playing guitar and a good murder mystery. THE BARN is Campbell’s first creative literary publication.

John Casey
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