Chris F Holm

Chris F. Holm was born in Syracuse, New York. His work has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and The Best American Mystery Stories 2011. He has been long-listed for a Stoker Award and nominated for a pair each of Anthony, Derringer, and Spinetingler Awards, as well as Killer Nashville's Silver Falchion Award and a few House of Crime and Mystery Readers' Choice Awards.

... for The Collector series ...

"Thrilling, riveting, and hardboiled as hell..." Hilary Davidson

"Holm’s sophomore effort proves that he’s no one-hit wonder, but rather a true contender. The author’s amazing talent for writing and limitless genius for storytelling guarantees readers a wild ride..." The New York Journal of Books

"... twisty, fast-paced, and thoroughly enjoyable." Publishers Weekly

"The breakneck pace of the narrative, and the world Holm creates, make for a thrillingly brutal ride." SFX Magazine

August 14th 2014 interview with Chris F Holm

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Dead Harvest

The Collector #1 written by Chris F Holm

Meet Sam Thornton. He collects souls. Sam’s job is to collect the souls of the damned, and ensure they are dispatched to the appropriate destination. But when he&rsqu [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews


The Wrong Goodbye

The Collector #2 written by Chris F Holm

Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls. Because of his efforts to avert the Apocalypse, Sam Thornton has been given a second chance – provided he can stick to the stra [...]

Published: 2012

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews


The Big Reap

The Collector #3 written by Chris F Holm

Sam Thornton has had many run-ins with his celestial masters, but he’s always been sure of his own actions. However, when he’s tasked with dispatching the mythi [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews