Craig Cassem


Craig grew up in a small town about sixty miles southwest of Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and graduated with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He has been the County Engineer for Grundy County, Illinois since 1990.

Craig enjoys creating fictional characters and bringing them to life in compelling adventure stories. He started writing his first novel in 2004 when an irresistible desire to write was birthed. He has published three novels, The Human Web and The Adventures of Yellow Hawk: Book 1 and Book 2 and is actively working on other projects.

He has been married to his wife, Amy, for 34 years and has two children, Bradley (27) and Jeffrey (25). His other passion besides writing is bass fishing. He can be reached by email at


The Adventures of Yellow Hawk: Book 2 - The Warrior
Series: The Adventures of Yellow Hawk, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In this second book of “The Adventures of Yellow Hawk” series, the young Indian brave is fourteen years old. His village is destroyed and Yellow Hawk is captured and taken to serve the Fox. Through a series of events, the Fox chief turns to the young brave to help defeat a race of giant Indians called the Ogichidaag Misaabeg that are terrorizing villages in the region.
The Adventures of Yellow Hawk: Book 1 - Unusual Friends
Series: The Adventures of Yellow Hawk, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Thirteen year old Yellow Hawk is a young Indian brave who realizes he has no other choice but to find and face a blood-thirsty enemy that is threatening his village. He follows an ancient trail deep into an immense bog with an owl and a wolf named Silver Eyes as companions and together they encounter this treacherous adversary as well as the many dangers of the vast marsh.
The Human Web
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,600. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
In the year 2060, a husband and wife research team, Stanley and Valerie Cooper, conduct experiments on dying people and scientifically prove that a person’s spirit leaves the body upon death and enters into a spiritual world. Their research equipment allows Stanley to enter the supernatural world where he discovers the turmoil that awaits a spirit unless a truth is revealed.

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