Books by Nicholas Kaufmann

The Hungry Earth

The first in a chilling new series of science thrillers featuring Medical Examiner Laura Powell.

Laura Powell must race against time to stop a ruthless, intelligent organism that is dangerously altering minds and dominating wills in New York’s Hudson Valley.

100 Fathoms Below

The bestselling novel of undersea terror. Nominated for a Dragon Award.

Something monstrous and unnatural is stalking the crew of a US nuclear submarine trapped in Soviet waters during the height of the Cold War. Co-written with Steven L. Kent.


In the Shadow of the Axe

A gothic horror novel in the Hammer Horror tradition. Features an Introduction by multiple award-winning author Laird Barron.

Named one of Wag the Fox’s top 13 books of 2016.

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Die and Stay Dead

The pulse-pounding sequel to Dying Is My Business.

Dying is My Business by Nicholas Kaufmann

Dying is My Business

Selected for the Los Angeles Times Holiday Book Gift Guide 2013. Named one of Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2013. Chosen as one of Badass Book Reviews’ Badass Best of 2013.

Still Life: Nine Stories

Stories of horror and suspense, seven previously published and two original to this collection.

Selected as The Horror Fiction Review’s Book of the Month. Included in Nick Cato’s Top Ten Books of 2012. Named one of Wag The Fox’s Fave Five of 2012.

Chasing the Dragon

Nominated for an International Thriller Writers Award and a Shirley Jackson Award.

Hunt at World’s End

A rip-snorting standalone adventure in the thrilling Gabriel Hunt series.

General Slocum's Gold by Nicholas Kaufmann

General Slocum’s Gold

Nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.

Selected as’s Best Short Story of 2007. Named one of Brian Keene’s Top 10 Books of 2007. Included in Gary Braunbeck’s “Best Of” Reading List for 2007. Named Best Novella of the Year by the Belleville News-Democrat’s Culture Geek Blog.

Jack Haringa Must Die by Nicholas Kaufmann

Jack Haringa Must Die!: Twenty-Eight Original Tales of Madness, Terror and Strictly Grammatical Murder

A benefit anthology for the Shirley Jackson Awards, featuring twenty-eight original tales by Jack Ketchum, Christopher Golden, Brian Keene, Craig Shaw Gardner, Laird Barron and many more.

Walk in Shadows by Nicholas Kaufmann

Walk in Shadows: Collected Stories

Nine previously published stories and two never-before-seen originals.