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Dan Simmons

Biography

Dan Simmons

Since his first published short story won the Rod Serling Memorial Award in the 1982 Twilight Zone Magazine Short Fiction contest, Dan Simmons has won some of the top awards in science fiction, horror, fantasy and thriller genres, as well as honors for his mainstream fiction. He lives along the Front Range of Colorado.

Dan Simmons

Books by Dan Simmons

by Dan Simmons - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams. Clover's suicide appears to be more than it at first seemed; the suspected foul play may involve matters of national importance. With Holmes on a great hiatus as he has faked his own death because he has come to the conclusion that he is a fictional character, this leads to serious complications for James.

by Dan Simmons - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Three climbers who set out to summit the world’s highest mountain arrange funding from Lady Bromley, whose son disappeared on Mt. Everest in 1924. She refuses to believe he’s dead and pays the trio to bring him home. Joined by the missing boy's female cousin, they find themselves being pursued through the night by someone or something.

by Dan Simmons - Fiction, Thriller

It’s the not-too-distant future and the United States is near total collapse. But 87 percent of the population don’t care: they’re addicted to flashback, a drug that allows its users to re-experience the past. Ex-detective Nick Bottom knows about flashback addiction firsthand. But can he resist temptation long enough to solve an old murder without losing his soul in the process? Reviewed by Ray Palen.