Illinois State Library

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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John V. Madormo  

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Genre: Fiction Romance

Audience: Adult; Children;


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Illinois Connection

Madormo lives in Naperville.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Madormo, a Chicago area screenwriter, author, and college professor, has created a body of work that has attracted the attention of motion picture producers and publishers. John has sold a family comedy screenplay to a Los Angeles production company, signed a contract for a three-book deal with a major New York publisher, and was recently named the Grand Prize winner of a national writing competition.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire: The Buried Treasure Caper
ISBN: 1541239237. OCLC Number: 980351199

CreateSpace. .

Private detective, Charlie Collier, is back to his old tricks in his 4th adventure, The Buried Treasure Caper. In this novel, the 12-year-old snoop for hire stumbles upon a rare coin with a mysterious past. Charlie, Henry, and Scarlett soon find themselves attempting to unravel a 50-year-old murder case that the local police were never able to solve. And like his other adventures, Charlie gets in way over his head and becomes the next victim of a diabolical coin collector who will do anything to protect his

Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire: The Camp Phoenix Caper
ISBN: 0142427624. OCLC Number: 783861081

Philomel Books,. .

The twelve-year-old private detective who sets up shop in his parents' garage solves more cases for fellow sixth-grade classmates.

Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire: The Copy Cat Caper
ISBN: 0399162569. OCLC Number: 812729415

Philomel Books,. .

Continuing to work out of his parents' garage, twelve-year-old private detective Charlie Collier solves a new case for his sixth-grade classmates.

Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire: The Homemade Stuffing Caper
ISBN: 0399255435. OCLC Number: 726695767

Philomel Books,. .

Twelve-year-old Charlie's analytical skills win him few friends at school, but when the most popular girl in class comes to the makeshift private investigation office in his parent's garage asking Charlie's help to find her missing bird, he and friend Henry begin their first real case.

The Summer of Guinevere
ISBN: 1509225226. OCLC Number:

Wild Rose Press. .