Brian Pinkerton

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General Information

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Name: Brian Pinkerton

Pen Name: None

Genres: suspense, thriller, mystery and horror

Born: N/A



Illinois Connection

Pinkerton lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brian Pinkerton is an American author of fiction in the suspense, thriller, mystery and horror genres. His novels include Abducted, Vengeance, Killer's Diary, Rough Cut and How I Started the Apocalypse. Select titles have also been released as audio books and in foreign languages. His debut novel, Killing the Boss, was recently reissued as an eBook.

Brian's short stories have appeared in anthologies including Chicago Blues, PULP! and Zombie Zoology. His screenplays have finished in the top 100 of Project Greenlight and top two percent of the Nicholl Fellowship of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Brian received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and Master's Degree from Northwestern University.

Published Works

  • Killing the Boss, Writers Club Press, 2000
  • Abducted, Dorchester Publishing/Leisure Books, 2004, Audiobook by Books in Motion, 2009
  • Vengeance, Dorchester Publishing/Leisure Books, 2005, Audiobook by Books in Motion, 2010
  • Rough Cut, Bad Moon Books, 2011
  • How I Started The Apocalypse, Severed Press, 2012
  • Killer's Diary, Samhain Publishing, 2013
  • How I Started The Apocalypse, Book Two: The Hunger War, Severed Press, 2013

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Killing the Boss

ISBN: 0595744192
Release Date: 2000-12-22

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ISBN: 0843953314
Release Date: 2004-03

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ISBN: 0843955325
Release Date: 2005-04

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Rough Cut

ISBN: 0983221197
Release Date: 2011

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How I Started The Apocalypse

ISBN: 1479223530
Release Date: 2012-09-03

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Brian Pinkerton on WorldCat

Brian Pinkerton on Amazon

Brian Pinkerton on Wikipedia


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