Books by John Wilson

Released: March 7, 2017

"This unique compilation of firsthand impressions of the Great War will be a valuable resource for adults and teens with an interest in this turning point in world history. (index, timeline, further reading) (Nonfiction. 12-adult)"
A young Canadian soldier's reminiscences from the western front. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"A mysterious game that is unfortunately not that much fun to play. (Mystery. 9-12)"
Twelve-year-old Steve is thrilled when his enigmatic grandfather announces it is finally his turn to take a trip, but camping on a remote lake in northern Ontario seems pretty lame compared to his twin brother's epic adventure in Central America. Read full book review >
DARK TERROR by John Wilson
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A fascinating war tale that will have young readers digging in for a captivating read. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
In 1915, 15-year-old miner Alec Shorecross decides to leave the army and join the Royal Flying Corps but finds himself in an "underground war" instead, in Wilson's second novel marking the centenary of World War I (Wings of War, 2014).Read full book review >
BROKEN ARROW by John Wilson
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Informative but not inspired. (Mystery. 10-14)"
Steve's dream of a relaxing holiday in Spain is disrupted when he receives an email from his brother that makes him question everything he knows about his grandfather. Read full book review >
WINGS OF WAR by John Wilson
Released: July 22, 2014

"A fine, old-fashioned-feeling coming-of-age tale set in the World War I skies. (Historical fiction. 9-14)"
Sixteen-year-old Edward Simpson dreams of being a pilot, and World War I affords him the opportunity. Read full book review >
Released: June 18, 2011

"A roundabout way of saying: Pay more attention to each other, lose the inhibitions and get it on already."
Real-life couple and practicing sex therapists come up with a plan to put readers' tired old sex lives on the well-lubed track to paradise. Read full book review >