JR Rain
J.R. Rain is an American author of mystery, paranormal romance, adventure, young adult and children’s novels. He writes the Vampire for Hire/Samantha Moon series, Jim Knighthorse series and several others – often collaborating with other authors. J.R. became interested in writing as a kid when he started reading Choose Your Own Adventure gamebooks. While researching his novel The Lost Ark, he got himself a big-time Hollywood agent and started writing screenplays. After two years of working for Paramount and Alphaville Productions on various projects, he realized his true love was writing novels. Rain now lives in the Pacific Northwest with his dog.

J.R. Rain became a published author in 2006 with the novel Ararat. He has also written young adult and children’s novels as J.K. Drew. Below is a list of J.R. Rain’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Spider Books

Bad Blood(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spider Web(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jim Knighthorse Books

Dark Horse(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mummy Case(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hail Mary(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Clean Slate(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Easy Rider(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Vampire For Hire Books

Moon Dance(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Moon(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
American Vampire(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Child(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Christmas Moon(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Dawn(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Games(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Island(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teeth(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon River(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Sun(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Dragon(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Moon(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Angel(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Vampire For Hire Books

The short story Teeth is set following Moon Dance.

Publication Order of Samantha Moon Short Stories

Vampire Dreams(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halloween Moon(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Gold(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blue Moon(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Side of the Moon(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Requiem(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Samantha Moon Case Files Books

Vampire Nights and Other Stories(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Bayou(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Spinoza Books

The Vampire with the Dragon Tattoo(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire Who Played Dead(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire in the Iron Mask(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire on the Train(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Return Of Aladdin Books

Aladdin Relighted(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aladdin Sins Bad(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aladdin and the Flying Dutchman(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Grail Quest Trilogy Books

Arthur(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Ghost Files Books

Ghost College(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Nick Caine Books

Temple of the Jaguar(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Treasure of the Deep(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pyramid of the Gods(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Your Choice Gamebooks

Deep Sea Danger(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Legend of Eagle Eye Mountain(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Playoff Pressure(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Walking Plague Books

Zombie Patrol(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zombie Rage(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Witches Books

The Witch and the Gentleman(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witch and the Englishman(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witch and the Huntsman(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of PSI Trilogy Books

Hear No Evil(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
See No Evil(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Speak No Evil(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dead Detective Books

The Dead Detective(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghosts of Christmas Present(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deadbeat Dad(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Accidental Superheroine Books

The Accidental Superheroine(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Big Fat Accidental Superheroine Wedding(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Watson Files Books

Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Shakespeare(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sherlock Holmes and the Lost da Vinci(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Major Quatermain Books

The Spear(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Winter Solstice Books

Convergence(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Ararat(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body Departed(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elvis Has Not Left the Building(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Ark(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cursed!(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of the Walking Statue(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dare to Enter a Distant World(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire Club(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forever Silent(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Angel and the Gift(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Emerald River(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret of the Sphinx(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dragon Assassin(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Echo(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack and the Giants(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Fang Betrayal(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter Wind(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lavabull(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Worm Returns(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ice Wolf(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Journey(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories

The Vampire Diaries: Bound by Blood(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dolfin Tayle(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Santa Call(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Skeleton Jim(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Alley(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Road(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Bleeder and Other Stories(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampires Rain and Other Stories(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Santa Call(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Dreams and Other Stories(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Rain(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moonlight & Monsters(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays

Judas Silver(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Eden(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Nick Caine series is co-authored by Aiden James. The Aladdin Trilogy, Dragon Assassin, Dolfin Tayle, Lavabull, The Worm Returns, The Journey and Jack and the Giants were co-authored with Piers Anthony. The Walking Plague Trilogy is co-authored with Elizabeth Basque. The Ghost Files series is co-authored and co-edited with Scott Nicholson. Cursed! and The Vampire Club were co-authored with Scott Nicholson. Bad Blood is co-written with H.T. Night and Scott Nicholson. Spider Web is co-authored by Scott Nicholson. The PSI Trilogy is co-authored by A.K. Alexander. The Dead Detective series and the Samantha Moon Case Files series written with Rod Kierkegaard, Jr. Ice Wolf was written with H.P. Mallory. The Witch and the Huntsman was written with Rod Kierkegaard, Jr. The Accidental Superheroine series is written with Kris Carey. The Watson Files series is co-authored with Randy Keys. The Winter Solstice series is written alongside Matthew S. Cox.

Deep Sea Danger, The Legend of Eagle Eye Mountain, Playoff Pressure, The Mystery of the Walking Statue, Dare to Enter a Distant World, Forever Silent, The Angel and the Gift, The Emerald River and The Secret of the Sphinx were written as J.K. Drew.

The Black Fang Betrayal is a collaborative novel that also contains contributions by T.W. Brown, Michaelbrent Collings, Mainak Dhar, J.C. Eggleton, Glynn James, Stephen Knight, David Moody, T.W. Piperbrook and J. Thorn.

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J.R. Rain Synopses: In The Lost Ark by J.R. Rain, Sam Ward is an ex-National Geographic photojournalist who is in a bar in Turkey, looking for a professor who disappeared in Mount Ararat – the apparent location of Noah’s Ark. Along with the professor’s daughter, Faye Roberts, Sam comes upon a secret base for unleashing hell on earth. Running for their lives, Sam and Faye are about to make one of the greatest archaeological discoveries ever.

The Mystery of the Walking Statue by J.K. Drew (pseudonym of J.R. Rain) is a children’s mystery novel. It tells the story of a priceless/cursed Egyptian statue that disappears. Rick, Jed and their robot Meek are off to find out exactly what happened to it. They will soon come across the trail of international thieves and an age-old mystery.

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