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Pete Earley

USA flag (b.1951)

Pete Earley is a storyteller who has penned 13 books including the New York Times bestseller The Hot House and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize finalist Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness.

After a 14-year career in journalism, including six years at The Washington Post, Pete became a full-time author with a commitment to expose the stories that entertain and surprise.

His honest reporting and compelling writing helped him garner success as one of few authors with "the power to introduce new ideas and give them currency," according to Washingtonian magazine.

When Pete's life was turned upside down by the events recounted in his book Crazy, he joined the National Alliance of Mental Illness to advocate for strong mental health reform on the public stage.

This new advocacy has taken him to 46 different states and multiple countries around the globe where he delivers speeches to rally against the troubled mental health systems and for the mentally ill.

Genres: Thriller
New Books
April 2023

No Human Contact
Major Brooke Grant (with Newt Gingrich)
   1. Duplicity (2015)
   2. Treason (2016)
   3. Vengeance (2017)
Mayberry and Garrett (with Newt Gingrich)
   1. Collusion (2019)
   2. Shakedown (2020)
   The Big Secret (2004)
   Lethal Secrets (2005)
   The Apocalypse Stone (2006)
Non fiction
   Prophet of Death (1988)
   Family of Spies (1988)
   The Keys to the Kingdom (1988)
   The Hot House (1992)
   Circumstantial Evidence (1995)
   Confessions of a Spy (1997)
   Super Casino (2000)
   WITSEC (2002)
   Crazy (2006)
   Comrade J (2008)
   The Serial Killer Whisperer (2012)
   No Human Contact (2023)
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