John Lawrence Reynolds

JOHN LAWRENCE REYNOLDS has authored or co-authored more than 30 books. A graduate of McMaster University (English & Psychology), he left a career as Creative Director with a major ad agency to explore other interests, including music, photography, film directing and travel writing before publishing his first novel, The Man Who Murdered God.

A past-president of Crime Writers of Canada, he has won three Arthur Ellis awards for mystery fiction and a National Business Book Award, among other honours.

Dubbed “Canada’s best and busiest ghost-writer” (National Post), John has worked with people such as Justin Trudeau, Shark Tank panelist Robert Herjavec (three books), and several major U.S. and Canadian business and political personalities. His best-selling work on the history of secret societies, titled Shadow People, was published in 12 languages and 15 countries. At Bay Press will be publishing the second novel is his “Beach Detective” series entitled Beach Blonde.

He lives in Burlington, Ontario with his wife Judy.

Photo: Judy Reynolds

  • Beach Blues

    May 15th, 2024

    Book 3 in the acclaimed ‘Beach Series’.


  • Beach Strip

    May 1st, 2024

    Book 1 in the accalimed ‘Beach Series’


  • Beach Blonde

    Gritty, witty, and compulsively readable.