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Daniel Kraus

Biography

Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored THE SHAPE OF WATER, based on the same idea the two created for the Oscar-winning film. Also with del Toro, Kraus co-authored TROLLHUNTERS, which was adapted into the Emmy-winning Netflix series. Kraus’ THE DEATH AND LIFE OF ZEBULON FINCH was named one of Entertainment Weekly’s Top 10 Books of the Year, and he has won two Odyssey Awards (for both ROTTERS and SCOWLER) and has been a Library Guild selection, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, Bram Stoker finalist and more. Kraus’ next novel is THE LIVING DEAD, a posthumous collaboration with legendary filmmaker George A. Romero. Kraus’ work has been translated into over 25 languages. His feature films as director include Musician (New York Times Critics’ Pick) and Sheriff (PBS’ Independent Lens). He lives in Chicago.

Daniel Kraus

Books by Daniel Kraus

by George A. Romero and Daniel Kraus - Fiction, Horror

It begins with one body. A pair of medical examiners find themselves battling a dead man who won’t stay dead. It spreads quickly. In a Midwestern trailer park, a Black teenage girl and a Muslim immigrant battle newly-risen friends and family. On a US aircraft carrier, living sailors hide from dead ones while a fanatic makes a new religion out of death. At a cable news station, a surviving anchor keeps broadcasting while his undead colleagues try to devour him. In DC, an autistic federal employee charts the outbreak, preserving data for a future that may never come. Everywhere, people are targeted by both the living and the dead. We think we know how this story ends. We. Are. Wrong.

by Daniel Kraus - Fiction, Horror, Suspense, Thriller

In a ruined house at the end of Yellow Street, an angry outcast hatches a scheme to take revenge for all the wrongs he has suffered. With the help of three alienated kids, he plans to hide razor blades, poison and broken glass in Halloween candy, maiming or killing dozens of innocent children. But as the clock ticks closer to sundown, will one of his helpers --- an innocent himself, in his own streetwise way --- carry out or defeat the plan?