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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Misty Wear  

Pen Name: Misty D. Wear, Misty Dawn Wear

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;

Born: in Macomb, IL


-- Website -- http://www.mistydwear.webs.com
-- Misty Wear on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=misty++wear


Illinois Connection

I was born in Macomb, Illinois and raised in Rushville, Illinois. I graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois with a degree in elementary education and psychology. I currently reside in a small town in central Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Misty Wear is married with two children. She is an elementary teacher who currently enjoys staying at home with her children. She has two published suspenseful thrillers for young adults. ''Deadly Passion'', published in 2008, and ''Unsound Mind'', published 2010. Misty's goals as an author is to promote reading amoung young readers and inspire young people.


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Titles At Your Library

Deadly Passion
ISBN: 1448995248

PublishAmerica. 2009

When Stacey signs up to be a camp counselor for a girls youth camp, she expects to have a fun summer with her friends before their senior year of high school. But when strange things start happening to her and others around her, she begins to worry that someone has come back from her past to finish what they started long ago. Stacey fears for her life. How far is this obsessed person willing to go to get what is truly desired?

Unsound Mind
ISBN: 1456050370

America Star Books. 2011


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