Craig DiLouie

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Craig DiLouie is an author of popular thriller, apocalyptic/horror, and sci-fi/fantasy fiction.

In hundreds of reviews, Craig’s novels have been praised for their strong characters, action, and gritty realism. Each book promises an exciting experience with people you’ll care about in a world that feels real.

These works have been nominated for major literary awards such as the Bram Stoker Award and Audie Award, translated into multiple languages, and optioned for film. He is a member of the HWA, International Thriller Writers, and IFWA.

Congratulations to THE KILLING FLOOR giveaway winners!

Five Goodreads.com readers won the recent giveaway for THE KILLING FLOOR, my new apocalyptic horror novel from Permuted Press. Congratulations to the winners! The books were mailed today, and should arrive within two weeks.
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Published on July 11, 2012 23:51
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SURVIVOR’S SONG by Paul Tremblay is a literary “zombie” novel with a lot of heart, not a little heartbreak, and a very high degree of realism such it all felt fairly real. I quite enjoyed it.

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After watching the first four seasons of THE LAST KINGDOM (Netflix) and still hungry for Saxon glory, I decided to check out the books on which they’re based. This is THE LAST KINGDOM (SAXON, WARRIOR) CHRONICLES by Bernard Cornwell, one of the most p ...more
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After reading all 12 books of the Saxon Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell, I picked up his Warlord Chronicles with a little trepidation. On the one hand, I was hopeful as the books appeared to offer as much fun as Utred’s story. On the other hand, the W ...more
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I didn’t so much read Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Chronicles as devour it. Wanting more, I discovered his Warlord Chronicles (THE WINTER KING, ENEMY OF GOD, and EXCALIBUR), a retelling of Arthurian legend. I normally don’t go for Arthur stories, as ...more
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After reading all 12 books of the Saxon Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell, I picked up his Warlord Chronicles with a little trepidation. On the one hand, I was hopeful as the books appeared to offer as much fun as Utred’s story. On the other hand, the W ...more
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“There is a proverb that says America is always 3 days away from revolution. Stop delivering food to the supermarkets, and see what a country of 300 million people with a strong sense of entitlement and over 250 million guns have to say about it.”
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“I want you out in the hallway, against the far wall in single file, ready to move, in fifteen. Drop your fartsack, Ratliff.”
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“This was real love. You took somebody as they were and did anything for them.”
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