Joseph Lewis has been in education for forty-three years as a teacher, coach, counselor and administrator. He has taken creative writing and screen writing courses at UCLA and USC. Lewis has published six books. Taking Lives, Stolen Lives, Shattered Lives, Splintered Lives, Caught in a Web, and Spiral Into Darkness. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Lewis has been happily married for twenty-eight years and counting to his wife, Kim. Together they have three wonderful children: Wil (deceased July 2014), Hannah, and Emily, and they reside in Virginia.
Readers' Favorite Honorable Mention - Mystery#1 Best Seller (Amazon) in Traditional Detective MysteriesBarnes and Noble Bestseller2021 Maxy Award Runner-Up - Mystery/Suspense2021 PenCraft Book Awards 1st Place - ThrillerTop 50 Indie Books - Readers' ChoiceAs Seen in Strand Magazine"...a larger mystery that quickly turns violent - even deadly." -Books with Bircky"An action-packed thriller that grabbed my attention from the start." -Sharon Beyond the Books"To call Betrayed a thriller alone would be to do a disservice." -Midwest Book Review"A stirring and unusual tale of teenage love, adventure and murder." -Best Thrillers"A thrilling adventure that I highly recommend to those who love fast-paced, action-packed novels with jaunty adolescent heroes." -Readers' Favorite"Well written and with real heart and honesty this is a beautiful and moving story about survival and kinship." -Rambling Mads"Set against a stunning backdrop on an Indian reservation the plot goes along at a quick pace." -Books Behind the Title"Excellent pacing, intriguing characters, and an action packed plot line. Don't miss this one!" -Jessica Belmont, author of Alter Reach"A layered story that explodes into a bullet-riddled climax." -Rick Treon, award-winning author of Deep Background"...a great psychological thriller...This book was entertaining and I loved learning about the different tribes." -Hannah Loves to ReadAuthor's Shout Recommended Read - BetrayedLiterary Titan Silver Award - BetrayedPenCraft Literary Award, Best Thriller - Caught in a WebBest Thrillers Best Crime Thrillers of 2018 - Caught in a WebAuthor's Shout Recommended Read - Spiral into Darkness