J.D. Barker

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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. His 4MK Thrillers, The Fourth Monkey and The Fifth to Die, were released in June 2017 and June 2018 respectively. He has been asked by the Stoker family to coauthor the forthcoming prequel to Dracula due out in fall 2018. His novels have been translated into numerous languages and optioned for both film and television. Barker currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife, Dayna, daughter, Ember, and their two dogs, both of whom sit outside his office door daily, eagerly await ...more

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Dracul is based on Bram Stoker’s notes, JD Barker and the great grandnephew of Bram Stoker Dacre Stoker have teamed up to bring us the prequel to the classic Dracula. I know the story of Dracula but have never read th..." Read more of this review »
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"A few years ago, I stumbled across the authorized sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula, Dracula the Un-Dead that was co-written by Bram's great grandnephew Dacre Stoker. It took place about two decades after the original novel and followed the original..." Read more of this review »
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I love the characters. I love the storyline. The book is full of twists and unexpected turns. Reading the first book is a must. The ending really left confused and wanting more. Some questions were answered and quite a few were not..." Read more of this review »
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"Excellent second book in this series. I was confused more than once in here trying to keep all the new characters straight. At times I would wonder, 'Who is this character, and what is their connection to Bishop' (the vicious, evil killer in the s..." Read more of this review »
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“Writing can take you to places you’ve never been, introduce you to people you’ve never met, take you back to when you first saw those shadows in your room, when you first heard the sounds mumbling ever so softly from your closet, and it can show you what uttered them. It can scare the hell out of you, and that’s when you know it’s good.”
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