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Craig Parshall

Craig Parshall is a fiction writer who has authored or coauthored thirteen suspense novels. His fiction work has appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List and on the CBA bestseller list. His supernatural-themed novel The Occupied (Tyndale House) reaped a host of generous reviews, including Library Journal ("Parshall's spare style and eerie sense of foreboding heighten the tension to an unbearable level until the climatic final battle. . . . In the manner of Stephen King and Dean Koontz, Parshall pens a horrifying story of the unseen evils inherent in our society."); filmmaker and author Phil Cooke ("One of the greatest challenges for a writer is making the invisible world real. Craig Parshall has done exactly that."); Warren Smith, author and VP at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview ("Craig Parshall has combined gritty naturalism with believable supernaturalism to produce a real page-turner."); and talk radio host and commentator Kerby Anderson ("Parshall takes us into the supernatural world for a thrilling ride that also educates us about the unseen realm.")

Craig's prior titles have garnered similar praise:

The Resurrection File: "Craig Parshall is not only a brilliant lawyer . . . he is an excellent fiction writer. . . . One of the most fascinating books I have read in years." (Tim LaHaye, coauthor, Left Behind series)

Custody of the State: "This is not only a great mystery, but also a deeply moving, redemptive book . . . one that deserves translation to the big screen. Bravo!" (Ted Baehr, publisher of MOVIEGUIDE)

The Accused: "Grisham and Clancy . . . move over! Craig Parshall has truly arrived. . . . A masterful tale of suspense as well as romance." (Ken Wales, veteran Hollywood director)

Missing Witness: "A legal thriller wrapped inside a very poignant love story with a twist. Missing Witness delivers legal storytelling in its finest form." (Chris Carpenter, producer, CBN)

Craig is also a current events columnist and has coauthored several nonfiction books with his wife, Janet, a national syndicated radio talk show host on Moody Radio. Craig is a cum laude graduate of Carroll College (English/Philosophy/Religion) and Marquette University Law School, where he received his JD degree. As a constitutional attorney, Craig serves as special counsel to the American Center for Law and Justice on matters before the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill, and before state supreme courts.

Craig is also a commentator on issues involving culture, faith, freedom, law, media, and technology, and he frequently debates the most controversial and engaging issues of the day with atheist groups, separation-of-church-state leaders, and cultural pundits. He also speaks nationally on topics such as Washington policy and politics, religious liberty, Internet freedom of speech, and worldview, as well as debating artistic and creative issues with movie directors in Hollywood.

On constitutional matters, Craig has testified frequently before committees of the US Senate and House of Representatives, as well as before the Federal Communications Commission on broadcasting freedoms and the future of media. As a veteran trial and appellate attorney, Parshall has represented clients in civil liberty and church/state cases before the US Supreme Court, the majority of US Courts of Appeal across the United States, and numerous federal trial courts and state supreme courts.

Craig was the founding director of the John Milton Project for Free Speech, a pioneering venture advocating for freedom of speech and religious liberty on the Internet that he launched in his previous capacity as senior vice president, general counsel, and senior advisor for law and policy for National Religious Broadcasters.

Craig's appearances before national media as a fiction author, cultural commentator, and constitutional attorney have included television and radio interviews on FOX news, CBS television and CBS radio, CNN, NBC's Today Show, Inside Edition, PBS, NPR, CBN news, and Court TV, among numerous others. He has been interviewed or featured in major newspapers and magazines including the New York Times, National Law Journal, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Boston Herald, Boston Globe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Charlotte Observer, Des Moines Register, Newsweek, and U.S. News and World Report.

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