Book List in Order: 20 titles

  • Andy Sinnott and Connie Kelly face off with a professional assassin in this taut psychological thriller. Burke—hired by the mob to eliminate Lester Cartwright, Tom Wesley, David Mullins, and a sequestered federal witness—is a brutal killer who us...


  • Megan Williams returns to Twin Rivers after five years in a mental hospital to take final revenge on the men who raped and mutilated her. But the tiny Illinois town has grown into a bustling Chicago suburb near the end of the Metra line, and Megan is...


  • Here are thirteen tales to scare the pants off you. Ten of these stories by master of the macabre Paul Dale Anderson previously appeared in horror magazines and anthologies, and three are original to this volume. The Devil Made Me Do It Again and Aga...


  • Homicide Detective Del Conklin and Coroner’s Assistant Harvey “George” Fredriks (Pickaxe, Icepick, Meat Cleaver) track down a serial killer, known as “Mr. Aces and Eights,” who smashes bodies with a sledgehammer and steals victims’ hands ...


  • Mark Wynn is a former homicide detective who lost his job and pension after he tracked down serial killer Brian Russell and killed him in cold blood out of revenge for his family being brutally murdered. Mark spent two years in prison and is now out ...


  • Yesterday Twin Rivers was the safest of all Chicago suburbs. Today it is the most dangerous. Four years ago Megan Williams was raped. Today she is a serial killer who castrates her victims before letting them bleed out. Police haven’t found the fou...



  • There are eight Guardians of the Watchtowers of the Winds, four males and four females, who balance the flow of energy between worlds and keep the universe in balance. Ellen Groves was one of those eight Guardians, and with Ellen gone the universe is...


  • Bill Ramsey feels no different than before. He can see and hear and smell, but he can’t feel anything and he can’t move a muscle. Ramsey was sent on a secret mission to infiltrate a terrorist training camp in Pakistan, but he realizes he was kill...






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    Pinking Shears is the novel everyone has been waiting to read. Not only does Pinking Shears link Paul Dale Anderson’s classic Claw Hammer with the more recent Pickaxe, it introduces readers to rookie detectives Troy Nolan, Bill Bowers, Rich Pearson...


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    Axes to Grind is a supernatural thriller and police procedural set in a rural area of Wisconsin. Merritt County is a fictional place in the northern part of the state near Lake Superior.When Sandra Beech inherits nine hundred acres of woodland and a ...


  • An evil entity has hidden the sun, and the world becomes a dark and dreadful place. Biegolmai Davvii, a Saami shaman and one of the eight Guardians of the Four Winds, sends the Lone Ranger, a former US Army Ranger, and Jon Fish, a Marine Drill Instru...


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    Riverdale homicide lieutenant Andy Sinnott and Connie Kelly, head of the police department’s Missing Person’s Bureau, investigate the disappearance of more than twenty young women over a four-year period. Every other month, as regular as clockwor...


  • Chaos ensues when terrorists take out the Worldwide electrical and communications grids. Two wounded warriors, two Buddhist monks, two AWOL Army Warrant Officers, an electrical engineer, and an FBI agent face annihilation from overwhelming odds and s...


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    Riverdale’s newly appointed head of homicide Lieutenant Andy Sinnott and criminalist Linda Davis team up to search for the elusive Icepick Killer, a serial rapist and murderer who punctures the eyes of his victims with sharp instruments. Captain Tr...


  • Jon Bradley, who calls himself "Sewer Rat," lives in the sewers. No one in the sewer tunnels uses their real name. Fourteen other people live in the sewers. Most are mentally ill. Some are dangerous and protect themselves with pickaxes left behind b...


  • Relentless, inhumanly cunning, a killer stalks the serene streets and elegant houses of the quiet Illinois suburb of Riverdale. The victims' skulls are shattered, their flesh torn and flayed.Hard on the killer's trail, a dedicated cop and a brillian...


  • The Devil Made Me Do It is a collection of twenty short stories of subtle horror from Paul Dale Anderson, author of Claw Hammer and Daddy's Home.Stories included in this collection:Change of MindThe PactSoonSusan’s HomeMaintenance ManLove Till the ...