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.

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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The Infection (The Infectio...

3.79 avg rating — 3,237 ratings — published 2011 — 18 editions
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Tooth and Nail

3.81 avg rating — 2,247 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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Suffer the Children

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The Killing Floor (The Infe...

3.92 avg rating — 892 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Crash Dive (Crash Dive, #1)

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Battle Stations (Crash Dive...

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Contact! (Crash Dive, #4)

4.37 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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One of Us

3.93 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2018 — 12 editions
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Another River, Another Town by John P. Irwin
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John Irwin’s ANOTHER RIVER, ANOTHER TOWN provides a powerful autobiographical account of a teenage tanker during World War 2. It’s a gripping memoir about coming of age in war.

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Cutthroats by Robert Dick
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Robert Dick’s CUTTHROATS is another WW2 tank memoir, this one by a tanker who fought in the Pacific against Imperial Japan, specifically on the islands of Leyte and Okinawa.

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Eugenic by James Tynion IV
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Written by James Tynion IV (Dark Knights: Metal, Detective Comics) and beautifully illustrated by Eryk Donovan (Constantine: The Hellblazer, Memetic), Eugenic offers an innovative take on the apocalypse: The human race may simply birth a new species ...more
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The Electric State by Simon Stålenhag
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Simon Stålenhag’s The Electric State matches the notable Swedish artist’s futuristic digital paintings with an original story to produce an awe-inspiring vision of a species committing suicide, perhaps to be reborn as something new.

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Shadow's Fall by Ron Bender
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The first in a series, Ron Bender’s SHADOW’S FALL is a top-notch cyberpunk thriller set in New White Sands City, one of the megalopolises that emerged from the ruins of a collapsed America. I hadn’t read cyberpunk since the classic MONA LISA OVERDRIV ...more
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Dathan Auerbach’s Penpal, self-published in 2012 after a series of connected short stories became popular on Reddit, is an intensely eerie story in which the innocence of childhood collides with a bad man’s obsession. Bad Man revisits some of the sam ...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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