John Casey • Novelist and Poet Exploring The Human Condition
is a novelist and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from New Hampshire. He is the author of The Devolution Trilogy, a psychological spy thriller series, and Raw Thoughts: a Mindful Fusion of Poetic and Photographic Art, which garnered nominations for the Griffin Poetry Prize and National Book Award. PHiR Publishing released the sequel, Meridian: A Raw Thoughts Book, in 2021. His latest title is a philosophical poetry book titled Things of Little Consequence and he is a co-author of The Barn: A Mystery Novella. Casey's poetry has appeared internationally in numerous literary journals and magazines. He is currently writing Death Code: A Michael Dolan Spy Thriller.
A Veteran combat and test pilot with a Master of Arts from Florida State University, John Casey also served as a diplomat and international affairs strategist at U.S. embassies in Europe and Africa, at the Pentagon, and elsewhere. He is passionate about fitness, nature, and travel and inspired by the incredible spectrum of people, places and cultures he has experienced in life.
The Devolution Trilogy audiobooks are now available on SPOTIFY!
Death Code: A Michael Dolan Spy Thriller is a spinoff from The Devolution Trilogy. It takes place during the two years that elapse between the end of Evolution and the beginning of Revelation.
Synopsis: CIA officer Michael Dolan is sent to Colombia to track and collect on FARC splinter group guerrillas with direct ties to a large money laundering operation in Bogota and Medellin. What begins as a routine surveillance operation goes awry when he is ambushed and his partner is captured. Dolan's efforts to save his colleague take him to the jungles of Venezuela where he uncovers a terrifying plot by a shadowy and ruthless organization intent on overthrowing the government and starting a war that could destabilize the entire region.
Death Code will be released by PHiR Publishing in the summer of 2025.
John Casey's REVELATION: Book Three of The Devolution Trilogy was chosen as a Finalist in The Best Thriller Books of 2023 Book Awards. Casey was one of 60 finalists across 15 genres and won in the Spy Thriller category.
Devolution Trilogy fan U.S. Ambassador Luis Moreno agrees: “Sleek and sophisticated…Replete with political and diplomatic intrigue and global cyber and economic stratagems. This book is one of the best international spy thrillers you’ll read this year, or frankly, in any year.”
BOOKLIFE : "Detailed and action-packed prose are the heartbeat of this psychological thriller. Casey is an exceptional writer who knows how to captivate his readers while sweeping them into a clever, breakneck ride."
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8 Dec 2022
"One of the year's best spy thrillers."
“Revelation is a high-concept black ops thriller masterfully interwoven with international finance, crypto tech, and theological subplots—an explosive and chilling postmodern spy novel that highlights the emergence of cyber as a new front in both traditional and asymmetric warfare."
"Detailed and action-packed prose are the heartbeat of this psychological thriller. Casey is an exceptional writer who knows how to captivate his readers while sweeping them into a clever, breakneck ride."
“A superbly written, spellbinding spy thriller that deftly conjoins the threat of global cyberterrorism with a nuanced, yet apocalyptic storyline. Revelation grips and does not let go."
“Sleek and sophisticated…Replete with political and diplomatic intrigue and global cyber and economic stratagems. This book is one of the best international spy thrillers you’ll read this year, or frankly, in any year.”