JRS-300x300John Schlarbaum was raised in the town of West Lorne, Ontario, Canada. He began his professional writing career as a Writer, Field Director and Researcher for several nationally syndicated television programs. He’s worked as a Private Investigator, co-owned an award-winning independent bookstore, reviewed books for CBC Radio, written mystery and thriller novels, children’s and self-help books, as well as writing mainstream pop songs.