Jonathan Ryan is an author, screenwriter, columnist, blogger, and member of the Horror Writers Association. His debut horror mystery novel, 3 Gates of the Dead (Open Road Media), earned rave reviews from the New York Journal of Books, the Midwest Book Review, and Library Journal. The second book in his 3 Gates of the Dead series, Dark Bride, is set for release in 2015. A practiced public speaker, Ryan incorporates topics of writing and religion into his lectures. He has contributed to the Huffington Post, Christianity Today, the High Calling, TAPS ParaMagazine, Intrepid Magazine, the popular horror site DreadCentral.com, and Patheos.com, where he has a regular blog called the Rogue. Ryan took his vows to become a Benedictine oblate novice with St. Meinrad Archabbey. He lives in South Bend, Indiana.
In Jonathan Ryan's Dark Bride --a tale steeped in the fantastic and simmered in faith, a book as terrifying as it is profound--Dan Brown collides with Stephen King collides with St. Augustine. --Jack Slay Jr. In Dark Bride, Jonathan Ryan successfully knits religion, demonology and suspense to produce a tapestry of excitement and originality that will please any fan of the genre. His team of characters determined to defeat evil resonates and draws the reader into the fantasy and 'magick' in ways that will keep him or her turning pages. It might be a novel you'll want to read with all the lights on! --Andrew Neiderman, author of The Devil's Advocate and The Terrorist's Holida y