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J D Barker

USA flag (b.1971)

J.D. Barker is the internationally best-selling author of FORSAKEN, a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel, and winner of the New Apple Medalist Award. His work has been compared to Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Thomas Harris. He has been asked by the Stoker family to coauthor the forthcoming prequel to DRACULA. His novels have been translated into numerous languages and optioned for both film and television. Barker currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife, Dayna, and their two dogs, both of whom sit outside his office door daily, eagerly awaiting his next novel.

Genres: Mystery, Horror, Thriller
New and upcoming books
   1. The Fourth Monkey (2017)
   2. The Fifth to Die (2018)
   3. The Sixth Wicked Child (2019)
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Burn the Negative (2023)
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"Satisfyingly creepy! A fantastic supernatural thriller that harkens back to horror's glory days."
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"A twisty ride steeped in betrayal. The perfect winter read!"
Chasing the Boogeyman (2021)
(Boogeyman, book 1)
Richard Chizmar
"Absolutely riveting… Richard Chizmar’s keen ability to tell the small-town-tale, investigative insight, and captivating eye for detail, come together in this perfect storm of true crime horror."

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