P.N. Elrod


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P.N. Elrod is best known for her ongoing urban fantasy series, The Vampire Files, featuring vampire PI Jack Fleming. Set in post-Prohibition Chicago, Jack's first big case was to solve his own murder! There are twelve novels and counting from Ace Science Fiction.

Elrod's sold more than 22 novels to Ace, Baen, Benbella, and Tor, and as many short stories to various publishers since 1990.

She's edited several theme anthologies for St. Martin's Griffin, including the award-winning My Big, Fat Supernatural Wedding, My Big, Fat Supernatural Honeymoon, and Strange Brew. She's worked with the top names in the genre, including Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, Charlaine Harris, Lori Handeland, and Lilith Saintcrow.

In April of 2011 she was awarded with the prestigious Pioneer Achievement in Vampire Fiction from RT Book Reviews Magazine at the Booklovers Convention in Los Angeles.

She is represented by Lucienne Diver of The Knight Agency http://www.knightagency.net/

Elrod's most recent sales:

A new urban fantasy collection for St. Martins Griffin-- Hex Appeal release: June 2012

A three-book Steampunk series for Tor-- On Her Majesty's Psychic Service.


Praise for P.N. Elrod’s works:

“Elrod knows how to pace the action without resorting to caricature. These characters, including the vampires, believable...a pleasure to know!” – Library Journal

“Clever characterization, wicked wit, and palatable mayhem...[an] entertaining detective romp.” --Publisher’s Weekly

Filled with snappy action and sharp dialogue, and featuring a likable hero, Elrod’s latest is certain to be a hit with the fang-loving crowd.” – Booklist

“Elrod crafts some of the snappiest mysteries around that just happen to feature one of the most well-realized vampire characters in current fiction. The pacing never flags and the plotting never disappoints.” --Crescent Blues

“Mixing genres is always a difficult task, but it is one P.N. Elrod has mastered in her Jack Fleming novels. She tells and exciting story with all the elements of a classic mystery and blends in the proper amount of vampiric fantasy, resulting in a good story that will keep readers going until the end.” --Tulsa World

Interesting twists, good period detail, fine characterizations and snappy dialogue.” --Publisher’s Weekly.

This entertaining first installment in a new series by the author of The Vampire Files offers deft touches of wit, beauty and suspense. – Publisher’s Weekly.

"Fascinating subplots, humor and action." - Starlog

"Characters are well-drawn, the good and the bad ... The book's chief joys are the voice of Jonathan and the portrayal of Tory life during the American revolution." - LOCUS

P.N. Elrod ups the stakes (pun intended) in this latest, and best installment of the Jack Fleming saga. Chills, thrills, and dark doings in ‘30s Chicago, heralded by the arrival of a darkly fascinating new vampire character with a deadly secret. Elrod takes her universe into unexplored territory with Dark Road Rising.” – Rachel Caine, author of the Morganville Vampire series

“The book is as dark and decadent as blood and chocolate. The writing pops, and Jack Fleming is a narrator to die for.” --Caitlin Kittredge, author of the Nocturne City series.

“The setting is captivating, the characters are original, and the plot will leave you hungry for more.” --Lori Handeland, author of The Nightcreature series

“Dark Road Rising kept me up all night. A satisfying, smart, genuinely savvy read—with a lot of bite!” --Lilith Saintcrow, author of the Dante Valentine series.

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