Claire C Riley


Claire C Riley is a USA Today bestseller and a #1 Bestselling British Horror writer.
She is represented by Michelle Johnson of Inklings Literary Agency.

Her work is best described as the modernization of classic, old-school horror. She fuses multi-genre elements to develop story-lines that pay homage to cult-classics while still feeling fresh and cutting-edge. She writes characters that are realistic, and kills them without mercy.

Claire lives in the UK with her husband, three daughters, and one scruffy dog. She's a lover of epic romances, and an eater of cake!

Awards and Accreditations.

Odium. The Dead Saga is a top #100 dystopian selling book on for 2013, ‘Indie book of the day’ winner December 2013 and ‘Indie Author Land 50 best self-published books worth reading 2013/14’
Limerence (The Obsession Series) is an Amazon top 100 bestseller and was featured in the ‘Guardian newspaper for best Indie novel 2013’ and is a finalist for the eFestival of Words ‘best novel’ category.

Odium II The Dead Saga is a #1 Bestselling British Horror book and top #100 dystopian book.
Odium III The Dead Saga is also a #1 Bestselling British horror book

She has also co-authored several books with USA Today bestseller Madeline Sheehan, including;
Thicker than Blood
Beneath Blood and Bone (Thicker than Blood #2)
and Shut Up & Kiss Me, which is now a USA Today bestseller.

She is a very proud contributor to several anthologies, including ‘Let’s Scare Cancer to Death’ (All proceeds went to the V-Foundation) and 'At Hells Gates' (all proceeds from this anthology went to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund) as well as several other anthologies such as ‘State of Horror Illinois’ & ‘Fading Hope: Humanity Unbound’.

Where to find Claire C Riley online

Where to buy in print


Thicker than Blood
The Thicker than Blood series is a collection of novels set in a post-apocalyptic world. Each story follows the lives of different characters on their journey through a broken world full of loss, love and self-discovery. Each book can be read as a standalone.
Thicker than Blood
Price: $0.99 USD.
Beneath Blood and Bone
Price: $3.99 USD.


Beneath Blood and Bone
Series: Thicker than Blood, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,040. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Captured by Eagle’s people, Autumn is suddenly thrust back into the land of the living, but she would hardly call it living. In an act born of anger and defiance, Eagle becomes Autumn’s unexpected savior, forcing these two solitary people into each other’s broken worlds.
Shut Up and Kiss Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
She ran from her past. He’s running from his future. One night together will change everything for both of them. Pasts and futures will collide, secrets will be revealed, and the results will transform both their lives forever.
Thicker than Blood
Series: Thicker than Blood, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,530. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Leisel and Evelyn lost everything. Husbands. Families. Friends. Lives that made sense. All they had left was each other, and a friendship that could withstand anything… Even an apocalypse. In a place of nightmares-made-reality, where the living should be feared far more than the dead, an unbreakable friendship and a love amongst all odds can mean the difference between life and death.

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