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Chancey On Top

"A delicious literary bonbon... ranks among the finest novels ever"
—The New York Observer


On the day his big time ambitions seem about to be realized, Chandler “Chancey” Haste glances into the rearview mirror of the limousine that bears him across Manhattan’s Triboro Bridge and catches the reflection of a scorching affair from his picaresque past overleaping oceans to engulf him...


"Hat's Off to Chancey! The finest contemporary showcasing of the sonnet form, in my humble opinion."
—Charles Defanti, Professor of literature Kean University, author, The Wages of Expectation; the Biography of Edward Dahlberg

"Hilarious--whimsical, inspired, philosophically savvy."
—Kirkus Reviews

"Stunning,...ardent...strange and affecting. An an exploration of moral quandaries and the passionate heights of sensual love."
—Publishers Weekly

"Brilliant--sexy and surreal, the Bridges of Madison County as photographed by Herb Ritts."
—Kevin Roberts, worldwide chief executive, Saatchi & Saatchi

"Inspired--wild, witty, and wise...beautifully written, deeply moving...sweeps the reader to a shattering catharsis."
—Bernard Berkowitz, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, co-author, How To Be Your Own Best Friend

"Magnificent--funny and sexy...racy and contentious...literary and erudite...ultimately profound and moving. Captures the inner conflicts of conscience and provides authentic insights into attachments and transitions, love and enlightenment..."
—Harry Levinson Ph.D., clinical psychologist, author, CEO: Corporate Leadership in Action, professor, Harvard Medical School

Selected Works

A distinguished Manhattan-based maverick accepts an invitation to share ‘a few inspiring words’ with a visiting class from his former New Zealand high school, where sexual abuse was an open secret, and sadistic masters ran rife. How much truth should he share? With unerring wisdom and dark wit, John Wareham revisits the swirling inner life of a child with a crippling stutter, whose emotional, sexual and spiritual journeys pass through rivers of despair in New Zealand, to a flood of enlightenment in New York. ‘Brilliant and compelling ... reveals the mind, heart and soul of boyhood ... touched me deeply.’ Brian O’Dea, author, High: Confessions of An International Drug Smuggler
Literary Non Fiction
“Victims abide at both ends of a gun. Bullets fly to the heart and from the heart. Wounds that exist before the pulling of the trigger are the wellspring of crime and the font of redemption.“--John Wareham, Chairman & CEO Eagles Foundation New lives for Old. That’s the lofty mission of the Eagles Prison Program. But is that just a pipe dream? Judge for yourself as maximum security prison inmates share their journeys from innocence to criminality, arrest to bewilderment, conviction to incarceration, despair to hope, defeat to victory, vice to virtue, and lawlessness to love.
A Life Changer Disguised as a Poetry Anthology
A Life Changer for Anyone Trapped in a Love Triangle
A deadly serious, exhilarating first-person psychological thriller destined to command a unique place among the upcoming analyses of the 43rd United States Presidency.
An irreverent novel that exposes with wicked insight and aplomb the strikingly similar hypocrisies that underlie romantic love and modern business. “A literary bonbon that ranks among the finest novels ever.”
--The New York Observer
Shows how individuals from every walk of life become trapped in mental prisons, and reveals precisely how to break free and create the life you were meant to live.
Leadership Psychology
The 13-language reference classic on the psychological makeup and behavior of authentic leaders.
A wise, witty, spellbinding compendium of personality profiles that reveals who wins and who loses in the corporate world, and why.