John Saul (Photo Credit: Timark Hamilton)
John Saul is an American author of horror and thriller novels. After losing his job, John spent the weekend churning out his first book, which he received $200 for and was published under a pen name. After about ten of these, he was contacted by Dell Publishing, who wanted him to write a psychological thriller. John lives with his partner of over 30 years and splits his time between the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.

John Saul’s first novel to be credited under his name was Suffer the Children, which was published in 1977. Below is a list of John Saul’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Suffer the Children(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Punish the Sinners(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cry for the Strangers(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Comes the Blind Fury(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Wind Blows(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The God Project(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nathaniel(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brainchild(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hellfire(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unwanted(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Unloved(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Creature(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sleepwalk(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Second Child(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Darkness(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guardian(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Homing(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Lightning(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Presence(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Right Hand of Evil(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nightshade(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Manhattan Hunt Club(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Voices(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Creek Crossing(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Perfect Nightmare(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Dark of the Night(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil's Labyrinth(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Faces of Fear(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House of Reckoning(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


The Blackstone Chronicles(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels


John Saul Presents The Blackstone Chronicles(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The God Project was also published using the title of All Fall Down.

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John Saul Synopsis: Suffer the Children is John Saul’s debut novel. When a little girl let out a scream one hundred years ago in Port Arbello, no one heard. She died. No one saw, except for a man whose guilt caused him to throw himself into the sea. Today in Port Arbello, children are disappearing as history repeats itself. And one child ends her silence with a 100 year-old scream.

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  • Lynn

    The last book was written in 2009…when will we see a new book from John Saul? Been reading his books over 30 years now!!! (Not) patiently waiting!!