David Niall Wilson

Biography

David Niall Wilson has been writing and publishing horror, dark fantasy, and science fiction since the mid-eighties. His novels include, Vintage Soul, The Mote in Andrea's Eye, Deep Blue, the Grails Covenant Trilogy, Star Trek Voyager: Chrysalis, Except You Go Through Shadow, This is My Blood, and the Dark Ages Vampire clan novel Lasombra, On the Third Day, The Orffyreus Wheel, and the upcoming novels Maelstrom and (with Patricia Lee Macomber) the recent novel Stargate Atlantis: Brimstone. He has over 150 short stories published in five collections, one of which, Defining Moments, was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award in 2007. He has won the Bram Stoker Award for his poetry, and his short fiction. He wrote the screenplay for the movie GODHEAD, released in 2007 from Blurgirl Productions. ( http://www.godheadthemovie.com ) – his Dark Noir Comedy KILLER GREEN has just been optioned by Ambergris Films.

David is founder and CEO of Crossroad Press, an up-and-coming digital and audiobook publishing house. http://store.crossroapress.com

David lives and loves with Patricia Lee Macomber in the historic William R. White House in Hertford, NC with their children, Billy, Zach, Zane, and Katie, occasionally his college genius daughter Stephanie, two Pekingese, and some fish.

Where to find David Niall Wilson online


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Books

Gideon's Curse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Horror » General
The Pope plantation is mired in the "old ways,their land so they don't have to get their hands too dirty. There are older ways than the Pope family, built on slave-labor and mired in their own past can imagine. Their farm hand, Gideon has seen his dead mother’s reflection in the slime-pools of the bog. He has heard chanting from the Preacher's Marsh... the dead are growing restless...
Remember Bowling Green: The Adventures of Frederick Douglass - Time Traveler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Something very strange is going on in Bowling Green, Kentucky. A masked terrorist attacks a local politician and a news reporter at a minor league baseball game. A Gay Pride parade is bombed. A veteran's home is invaded and taken over by new ownership, and every resident that is not Caucasian has suddenly...disappeared. Not directly affiliated with the ACLU but 80% of sales will go to them.
The O.C.L.T Omnibus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 175,160. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
There are incidents and emergencies that defy logical explanation, events that could be defined as supernatural, extraterrestrial, or simply otherworldly. Standard laws do not allow for such instances, nor are most officials or authorities trained to handle them. In recognition of these facts, one organization has been created that can. These are the first four books in the O.C.L.T. series.
The DeChance Chronicles Omnibus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 316,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult
HEART OF A DRAGON - VINTAGE SOUL - MY SOUL TO KEEP & OTHERS - KALI'S TALE - all in one volume, one low price. Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. This Omnibus Collection includes booksI, II, III, and IV of the series.
The Skeleton Inside Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween, Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
A young girl receives a fright when her father brings home a new Halloween decoration. As the story progresses, she learns more about the "monster" in the box and her own body, and comes to grips with her fears. An amusing story for Halloween, rendered in clever rhyme and beautifully illustrated by Dan Monroe.
The Not Quite Right Reverend Cletus J. Diggs & The Crazy Case of Foreman James
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Foreman James always walked the streets of Old Mill, North Carolina, standing on street corners and booming his "story" . Not many know where he comes from, or where he goes - no one knows the whole story. A journal Foreman has carried since childhood goes missing, his carefully preserved world begins to crumble, and Old Mill takes notice. Can Cletus figure it out before someone else dies?
Nevermore - A Novel of Love, Loss, & Edgar Allan Poe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Near the banks of Lake Drummond in The Great Dismal Swamp, there is a tree in the shape of a woman. Long ago, an artist, and a poet met near her banks. Their meeting drew them together in vision, and legend, and pitted their strange powers and quick minds against the depths of the Dismal Swamp itself, ancient legends, and time. Once, upon a shoreline dreary, there was a tree. This is her story.
Kali's Tale - The DeChance Chronicles - Book IV
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,030. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Donovan DeChance is a practicing mage, book collector, private investigator, and much more. When asked to follow in secret as a hot-headed group of young vampires set out on a 'blood quest' to kill the ancient who created the young vampire Kali against her will, he learns that - as usual - there is a lot more to the story than meets the eye.
My Soul to Keep & Others
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Donovan DeChance is a collector of books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. He is also a very private man, and he is in love. When he invites his partner and lover, Amethyst, for a quiet dinner, she has no idea of his true intention. Donovan has planned a sharing - a vision that will give her the keys to his early life and the origins of his power. Also includes 2 bonus novellas.
Maelstrom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,890. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Something in Lavender, California is waking up. Rituals not properly completed for centuries are coming together. Nothing is what it seems. Nick Leatherman and his friends find themselves pitted against ancient evil, Nick's alcoholic step-father, and a local television host in a battle for their lives and possibly their souls. Includes the novelette : The Haunting of Victor Drahos
The Call of Distant Shores
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Thirteen tales of Elder Gods, Darkness, horror and Lovecraftian madness by Bram Stoker Award Winning author David Niall Wilson. From crazed sculpting tenants, to giant wooden cockroaches, to Tarot cards and a creepy old barber shop, these stories lead through doorways and down corridors that are not of this world. Published for the first time in this volume is the story Anomaly.
Hallowed Ground
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
When The Deacon set up camp outside Rookwood, a murder of crows took to unnatural, moonlit flight. Things were already strange in that God-forsaken town, but no one could have predicted the forces and fates about to meet in a dust-bowl clearing in the desert. A bargain with the darkness was signed in blood, such deals are only made and broken…on Hallowed Ground...
Vintage Soul - Book II of The DeChance Chronicles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Horror » General
Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. When, despite the finest in natural and supernatural security, a sexy and well-loved, three hundred year old lady vampire is kidnapped right out from under her lover's nose, Donovan is called in to investigate.
Tales From the Crossroad Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,920. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fiction from Crossroad Press authors Al Sarrantonio, Tom Piccirilli, Gerard Houarner, Steve Rasnic Tem, and Chet Williamson. Ten stories, five novel excerpts. A wonderful introduction to the author's works with links to their digital works.
P. I. G. The Pain is Good Workout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Tired of expensive, complex workouts that promise the moon? The P. I. G. workout was developed on a cruise onboard the US Navy Ship GUADALCANAL. It worked for me, and it can work for you. You need almost nothing to start...what do you have to lose?
Stargate SGA-15 - Brimstone
Series: Stargate Atlantis SGA, Book 15. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Stargate Atlantis team discover a city on a moon about to plunge into its own sun. The city turns out to be inhabited by descendants of the Ancients who have fallen into decadence and debauchery. Faced with a dissolute society disinterested in their own fate and unable to escape, the team must fight their way free before being plunged into a fiery death.
Heart of a Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 90,390. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Donovan DeChance watches over the balance of energy and power in the underworld of San Valencez, California. When Anya Cabrera, a local Voodoo priestess, begins tampering with the rituals binding the ancient LOA to her followers, Donovan, and his lover, Amethyst, are called in. Can they find a way to stop Anya, or will the young artist who fights at their side release a greater evil?
The Compleate Pigge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
With Brett Alexander Savory - Johnson Milhone is crazy...or is he? Talking, sentient stuffed pigs that may, or may not be sewn from the flesh of his father? A psychpathic brother...or...just a bully? A mother who may be a controlling serial killer? Think Donny Darko with a slice of bacon and you're close...the complete Johnson Milhone Stories.
The Not Quite Right Reverend Cletus J. Diggs & the Currently Accepted Habits of Nature
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,000. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
When Cletus J. Diggs gets a visit from his buddy Jasper and learns about the dead man sticking boot-first out of the fishing hole, he has no idea what it will lead to. How could he? Old Mill is not known for genetic research, ancient rituals, or alien abduction.Only Cletus, ordained minister, private investigator and jack of all trades can solve the mystery before it's too late.
Roll Them Bones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
For Jason, Frank, Ronnie and Lizzy, there are bits and pieces of the past that won’t go away. Not in the daylight world, and not in their dreams. They shared a secret, a bond of silence and guilt. They shared the memory of an old woman’s dry, crackling voice, the heat and sizzling terror of flames beyond their control, and the mesmerizing image of a handful of bones.
Darkness Falling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,650. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
When Klaus Von Kroft brings his band to the mountain village of Rathburg to perform a concert, he is drawn into a beautiful, ancient vampire's web of vengeance and blood, his friends are dragged along behind. Can he unravel the mystery of the mountain and overcome the call of blood…or will they all fall to Rosa's game of hunger and revenge?
A Taste of Blood and Roses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
This collection of stories spans two decades of work by Bram Stoker Award winning author David Niall Wilson. From the streets of Jerusalem to the historical life of Vlad Tepes, follow this prolific author through eleven tales of vampirism, lycanthropy, and darkness. There's a bit of dark humor, a touch of the erotic, and a little something for everyone who loves creatures of the night.
Cockroach Suckers
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
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When Bobby Lee shows up at Jasper's fruit stand with something big and covered in a tarp in the back of his truck, things start getting a little weird. From giant statues pulled out of the Great Dismal Swamp, to roadside attractions and ancient Lovecraftian-style gods, the two friends find themselves in way over their heads. Includes the novella DEEP BLUE
The Preacher's Marsh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Reverend Gideon Swayne took off from a small community church in Illinois to go South. The slaves had been free, and he knew they needed someone to bring them the word of the Lord. He was called. What he didn't bargain for was the attitude of the former slave owners of Old Mill, North Carolina, a swamp-witch named Desdemona, and a life that would challenge not only his faith, but his sanity.
The Fall of the House of Escher & Other Illusions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
This collection was first published in 1995 and was the first by Bram Stoker Award wining author David Niall Wilson. It collects two novelettes & several short stories from early in the author's careers. Two of the stories were expanded later to novels. One made Year's Best Horror. Rare fiction covering fantasy, horror, historical fantasy, and Lovecraftian tales - even one romantic fantasy.
This is My Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
First published in 1999, This is My Blood is David Niall Wilson’s first and most important novel. It is a retelling of the gospel from a very different perspective. When Jesus goes into the desert and is tempted by the devil, there is one temptation added. One of the fallen is raised as a woman to tempt him with the flesh. Instead, the woman, named Mary of Magdalene, falls in love...
Deep Blue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Brandt is a drunken, self-loathing guitarist. When he locks himself out of his apartment and stumbles into an alley filled with trash can fires and the homeless, he is gifted - or cursed? - with the ability to play blues like he's never heard...at a price. He must play to release the pain of the world before it drives him mad. There is another who wants that pain to grow...

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