Craig Schaefer is an American writer of dark fantasy. His novels have taken readers across a version of America that is mired in occult mysteries, supernatural mysteries, and apocalyptic parallel worlds. A North Carolina resident, Schaefer enjoys the local museums and libraries where he is always looking for inspiration.

Growing up, Craig was a fan of the crime novels of Elmore Leonard and then later he discovered the weird science fiction of H.P. Lovecraft. Knowing he grew up reading books like this, his series of books make a lot more sense as they manage to combine the supernatural with the criminal underworld. Schaefer considers Las Vegas to be his second home and a lot of his novels are centered there.

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Publication Order of Daniel Faust Books

The Long Way Down (2014)Description / Buy at
Redemption Song (2014)Description / Buy at
The Living End (2014)Description / Buy at
A Plain-Dealing Villain (2015)Description / Buy at
The Killing Floor Blues (2015)Description / Buy at
The White Gold Score (2016)Description / Buy at
The Castle Doctrine (2016)Description / Buy at
Double or Nothing (2017)Description / Buy at
The Neon Boneyard (2018)Description / Buy at
The Locust Job (2020)Description / Buy at
Down Among the Dead Men (2022)Description / Buy at
Dig Two Graves (2024)Description / Buy at

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Ghosts of Gotham (2019)Description / Buy at
A Time for Witches (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Harmony Black Books

Harmony Black (2016)Description / Buy at
Red Knight Falling (2016)Description / Buy at
Glass Predator (2017)Description / Buy at
Cold Spectrum (2017)Description / Buy at
Right to the Kill (2019)Description / Buy at
Black Tie Required (2020)Description / Buy at
Never Send Roses (2023)Description / Buy at

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The Hungry Dreaming (2021)Description / Buy at
The Wise Men of Gotham (2023)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Revanche Cycle Books

Winter's Reach (2014)Description / Buy at
The Instruments of Control (2015)Description / Buy at
Terms of Surrender (2015)Description / Buy at
Queen of the Night (2016)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Wisdom's Grave Trilogy Books

Sworn to the Night (2018)Description / Buy at
Detonation Boulevard (2018)Description / Buy at
Bring the Fire (2018)Description / Buy at

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The first Daniel Faust book is called The Long Way Down which introduces us to the title character. Faust is a sorcerer for hire and former gangster, operating in the seedy underbelly of Las Vegas. He takes a job from an old man looking for revenge for his granddaughter’s murder, but he soon finds himself in over his head. A demon prince’s right hand woman, a corrupt cop, a porn director, and his former boss all have Faust in the crosshairs in this dynamic first novel.

Readers also love Schaefer’s The Revanche Cycle series. This series has drawn comparisons to Game of Thrones because of the political intrigue of the ancient world. Pope Benignus is a dying leader looking for the man who will take his throne. His daughter, Livia, can’t take that throne but won’t be anyone’s pawn either. Then there is Felix, the scion of a dying merchant house with his own eyes on the throne. Those two will cross paths in the quest for the throne and as the enemy of one man who is looking for revenge, the type of revenge that could destroy the whole kingdom.

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