Gregg Olsen

Throughout his career, Gregg Olsen has demonstrated an ability to create a detailed narrative that offers readers fascinating insights into the lives of people caught in extraordinary circumstances.

Award-winning author Gregg Olsen has been a guest on dozens of national and local television shows, including educational programs for the History Channel, Learning Channel, and Discovery Channel. He has also appeared on “Good Morning America,” “The Early Show,” FOX News; CNN, “Anderson Cooper 360,” “Deborah Norville Tonight,” MSNBC’s “Special Edition,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “48 Hours,” “I-Detective,” “Fame for 15,” “Crier Live,” “Leeza,” Sally Jessy Raphael, “Inside Edition,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Evening Magazine,” “Northwest Afternoon,” AM Northwest, MSNBC’s “Headliners and Legends with Matt Lauer,” and A&E’s “Biography.” 

In addition, the New York Times bestselling author has been featured in Redbook, USA Today, People, Salon magazine, Seattle Times, Los Angeles Times and the New York Post. A native of Seattle, he lives in Olalla, Washington (near Seattle).

Gregg has won awards for his writing from the Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi), National Federation of Presswomen (a National first place) and some awards from Public Relations Society of America and Society for Technical Communications. The Deep Dark was named Idaho Book of the Year by the Idaho Library Association and was one of two finalists for the Western Writers of America Spur Award in the category of Contemporary Nonfiction.

Gregg Olsen

Books by Gregg Olsen

by Gregg Olsen - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Notorious serial killer Brenda Nevins has cajoled, seduced, blackmailed and left a trail of bodies all across Washington State. Now, after a daring prison escape, she is free to carry out her ultimate act of revenge. The targets: forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and sheriff’s detective Kendall Stark. The pawn: a television psychic hungry for fame, ratings and blood. There’s only way to stop a killer as brutal, brilliant and twisted as this: Beat her at her own game.

by Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris - Nonfiction, True Crime

When a Utah mother went missing in December 2009, the media was swept up in the story --- with lenses and microphones trained on Susan’s husband, Josh. He said he had no idea what happened to his young wife, and that he and the boys had been camping in the middle of a snowstorm. Over the next three years, the story would reveal shocking secrets, ultimately leading to Josh murdering his sons and killing himself.

by Gregg Olsen - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

For two women, Ted Bundy --- America’s most notorious serial killer --- is the ultimate obsession. One is a cop whose sister may have been one of Bundy’s victims. The other is a deranged groupie who corresponded with Bundy in prison and raised her son to finish what Bundy started. To charm and seduce innocent girls. To kidnap and brutalize more women than any serial killer in history. And to lure one obsessed cop into a trap as sick and demented as Bundy himself.