The Collector Books

"Thrilling, riveting, and hardboiled as hell..."
-Anthony Award-winning author Hilary Davidson


"...pure awesome."
-Crimespree Magazine

Included on over 40 Year's Best lists!

Meet Sam Thornton. He collects souls. The souls of the damned, to be precise. Condemned to an eternity of servitude to hell thanks to a devil's bargain he made to save his dying wife, this gig of his is part penance, part punishment, and all suck. But just because he's a capital-letters Bad Guy doesn't mean he's a bad guy...

THE BIG REAP
The Collector: Book Three
Angry Robot Books, July 2013

"Was it worth the wait? Oh, hell yes... THE BIG REAP is the most ambitious of Holm’s Collector stories so far, and the payoff at the end is huge. HUGE."
-Snobbery

"Holm is a master of pacing and balancing of horror, humor and heart, and The Collector is one of the most engaging series protagonists to come around in a while."
-Barnes and Noble's Ransom Notes

Named a Sandusky Register Best Book of 2013 by award-winning author Sara J. Henry!

An Every Read Thing Top 5 of 2013!

A Snobbery Super Best Book of 2013!

Sam Thornton has had many run-ins with his celestial masters, but he’s always been sure of his own actions. But when he’s tasked with dispatching the mythical Brethren – a group of former Collectors who've cast off their ties to hell – is he still working on the side of right?

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THE WRONG GOODBYE
The Collector: Book Two
Angry Robot Books, September 2012

"...an unrestrained joyride that will leave you breathless..."
-The Founding Fields

"Holm’s sophomore effort proves that he’s no one-hit wonder, but rather a true contender. The author’s amazing talent for writing and limitless genius for storytelling guarantees readers a wild ride..."
-The New York Journal of Books

A Spinetingler Magazine Best of 2012!

One of Crimespree Magazine's Most Memorable Reads of 2012!

Finalist for the 2013 Silver Falchion Award!

The events of DEAD HARVEST have left Sam Thornton on a short leash, meaning he'd best stick to the straight-and-narrow. Which sounds easy enough, but when the soul Sam’s sent to collect goes missing, Sam finds himself off the straight-and-narrow pretty quick.


DEAD HARVEST
The Collector: Book One
Angry Robot Books. February 2012

"...twisty, fast-paced, and thoroughly enjoyable."
-Publishers Weekly

"The breakneck pace of the narrative, and the world Holm creates, make for a thrillingly brutal ride."
-SFX Magazine

A Barnes and Noble Ransom Notes Best Debut of 2012!

A Grift Magazine Favorite Book of 2012!

A 2012 Stoker Preliminary Ballot Selection for Best First Novel!

Sam Thornton collects the souls of the damned, and ensures they find their way to hell. But when he's dispatched to snatch the soul of a young woman he believes is innocent of the crime for which she's been condemned, he does something no Collector's ever done before: he refuses.