Meet Joe

Joseph NassiseJoe is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty books, including the internationally bestselling TEMPLAR CHRONICLES series, the JEREMIAH HUNT trilogy, and the GREAT UNDEAD WAR series. He also writes epic fantasy under the pen name Matthew Caine and a new take on the Arthurian mythos under the pen name Rowan Casey.

His work has been nominated for both the Bram Stoker Award and the International Horror Guild Award and been translated into half a dozen languages to date. He has written for both the comic and role-playing game industries and also served two terms as president of the Horror Writers Association, the world’s largest organization of professional horror and dark fantasy writers.

Current Bibliography


  • Darkness Reigns. Harbinger Books, 2017 (forthcoming)
  • The Circle Gathers. Harbinger Books, 2016.
  • Fall of Night. Harbinger Books, 2015
  • The Ghosts of the Conquered. BadPress, 2015
  • Beneath Still Waters. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, 2015
  • Bathed in Blood. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, 2015
  • Judgment Day. Harbinger Books, 2014
  • The Hungry Dark. Harbinger Books 2014
  • Infernal Games. Harbinger Books, 2014
  • On Her Majesty’s Behalf. Harper Voyager, 2014
  • Watcher of the Dark. Tor Books, 2013
  • Treasure of Lima. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, 2013
  • The Vanishing Tribe. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, 2013
  • Staff of Judea. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, 2013
  • King of the Dead. Tor Books, Nov. 2012
  • Library of Gold. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, July 2012
  • By the Blood of Heroes. Harper Voyager, May 2012
  • The Cerberus Protocol. Harbinger Books, Jan 2012
  • Cradle of Solitude. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, Nov. 2011
  • Eyes to See. Tor Books, Oct. 2011
  • The Tear of the Gods. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, July 2011
  • The Dragon’s Mark. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, Sept. 2010
  • A Tear in the Sky. Harbinger Books, March 2010
  • A Scream of Angels. Harbinger Books, March 2010
  • The Spirit Banner. Harlequin/Gold Eagle, Jan 2010
  • Der Schattenseher. Droemer-Knaur, 2009
  • Die Schatten. Droemer-Knaur, 2008
  • Der Engel. Droemer-Knaur, 2007
  • Der Ketzer. Droemer-Knaur, 2007
  • Heretic. Pocket Books, 2005.
  • Riverwatch. Gargoyle Books, 2005. Bram Stoker Award and International Horror Guild Award nominee
  • Riverwatch. Pocket Books Books, 2003. Bram Stoker Award and International Horror Guild Award nominee

Anthologies (as editor)

  • Urban Enemies, Gallery, 2017
  • Urban Allies. HarperVoyager, 2016
  • Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed. Tor Books, 2015

Novellas and Collections

  • Tooth and Claw. Harbinger Books, 2017
  • The Hungry Dark. Harbinger Books, 2015
  • Shades of Blood. Harbinger Books, 2014
  • The Sharp End. Harbinger Books, May 2012
  • More Than Life Itself. Telos Publishing, 2006.
  • Spectres and Darkness. Medium Rare Books, 2002


Short Fiction

  • “On This Day of Reckoning,” Eshort, 2011
  • “Becoming Michael,” Inhuman Magazine Issue #4, 2009
  • “Money Well Earned,” Legends of the Mountain State, 2007
  • “Saintkiller,” Masques V. Gauntlet Press, 2006.
  • “Roadside Memorials,” Lost on the Darkside. Roc, 2005
  • “Dawn Patrol,” Book of FInal Flesh. Eden Studios, 2004



  • Candice Crowe – 6 issue mini-series, Arcana Comics, Canada, 2010
  • HERETIC – 6 issue mini-series, Markosia Comics, UK, 2007


Role-Playing Game Supplements

  • The Sentinel’s Bible – players sourcebook for The Seventh Seal role-playing game, Creative Illusions, 2003



On Writing Horror: A Handbook from the Horror Writers Association. New York: Writer’s Digest Books, 2006