C. Dean Andersson is an internationally published writer of short stories and novels. He is best known in heroic fantasy for his Bloodsong Trilogy, including the books WARRIOR WITCH, WARRIOR REBEL, and WARRIOR BEAST. These titles were originally published by Warner Books in the 1980s under the name Asa Drake, but were later re-released in trade editions by Hawk Publishing in 2000 under C. Dean Andersson. They were also released in Russian editions. For details on the Bloodsong Trilogy, click here. Dean is best known in the horror field for the historical vampire epic I AM DRACULA, a tale of modern horror called RAW PAIN MAX, and an urban fantasy adventure, FIEND, about the classic Greek mythos witch Medea attending a Dallas comic book convention where comic book superheroes become dangerously real. His other horror novels are listed here. He is a member of SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America) and HWA (Horror Writers Association), and is a Bram Stoker Award nominee.

Dean earned a BS in Astrophysics, a BA in Art, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and has worked diverse jobs including Hollywood television graphic arts, professional musician, computer robotics programmer, and software technical writer.

Book List in Order:9 titles

  • For the first time, C. Dean Andersson’s three epic fantasy Bloodsong novels are gathered together in a digital omnibus!BLOODSONG! — HEL X 3 (Omnibus Edition)Warrior Witch of HelDeath Riders of HelWerebeasts of HelRIDE INTO ADVENTURE!Join in the B...


  • For the first time, C. Dean Andersson’s three epic fantasy Bloodsong novels are gathered together in a digital omnibus!BLOODSONG! — HEL X 3 (Omnibus Edition)Warrior Witch of HelDeath Riders of HelWerebeasts of HelRIDE INTO ADVENTURE!Join in the B...


  • in The Many Faces of Van Helsing

    An all-original anthology of short stories captures the diverse faces and feats of Van Helsing, the famed vampire hunter from Bram Stoker's Dracula, in works by such authors as Katherine Dunn, Elizabeth Hand, Kathe Koja, Tanith Lee, Kristine Katherin...


  • Presents the disturbing and gripping story of how fifteenth-century Wallachian warlord Vlad the Impaler became Nosferatu Rex, the Master of the Undead, detailing his battle with the Devil and his bloodthirsty reign of terror. Reprint....


  • The tale of Frankenstein is told from the not-so-mad scientist's point of view and covers how he regarded his creation as his child, his rustic European village youth, and the lies told by Mary Shelley. Original....


  • PLAY TIME Her name is Trudy McAllen. On stage she is Raw Pain Max, a whip-toting Amazon who captivates thrill-hungry audiences nightly at the Safe Sex Club. REAL TIME Her name was Elizabeth Bathory. Legend knows her as Countess Blood. In the...


  • THE NIGHTMARE - For young artist Gina and her lover Jim, it began with a terrifying vision of Gina's long-missing sister, once thought dead, now a prisoner of a horror beyond imagining. THE SEARCH - Their last hope -- a circle of witches who c...


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    IT CAME FROM BELOW… Stoneridge was a peaceful, almost boring little dot on the Kansas prairie, until the night a bottomless shaft mysteriously appeared in the town cemetery and, one by one, something below began scaring the people of Stoneridge ...


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    BELIEVE IN EVIL The Dysan children needed to be punished. Daddy took care of them…permanently. Now he’s come to Dallas’s biggest comic book convention to continue his bloody work. So many bad children. So little time. BELIEVE IN FEAR ...