John Spray

John Spray

John Spray grew up in the midwest and spent years as a successful amateur boxer, gym rat and boxing fanatic. He has been a private investigator in Toronto for forty years and is the owner and founder of Mantis Investigation. John also sponsors the annual John Spray Mystery Award for excellence in mystery writing for children.

Books By John Spray

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Next Round

Arthur Biyarslanov fled war in Chechnya as a child, ultimately coming to Canada as a refugee. Thriving on the challenge and discipline of sport, he won gold for Canada at the 2015 Pan Am Olympic Games, and a few months later qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Written from extensive intervi...

By John Spray

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What Cats Think

Cats take center stage for a colorful and whimsical celebration of feline personalities featuring the eye-popping illustrations of Mies van Hout.

By John Spray & Mies van Hout

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