VJ Books Presents Author Rebecca Cantrell!
Rebecca Cantrell has published nine novels in over ten different languages. Her novels have won the ITW Thriller, the Macavity, and the Bruce Alexander awards. They have been nominated for the GoodReads Choice award, the Barry, the RT Reviewers Choice, and the APPY award.
A few years ago Rebecca Cantrell quit her job, sold her house, and moved to Hawaii to write a novel because, at the age of seven, she decided that she would be a writer. She wrote the Hannah Vogel mystery series set in Berlin in the 1930s, the Order of the Sanguines trilogy with James Rollins, and the Joe Tesla mystery series.
A faded pink triangle pasted on the wall of Dachau Concentration Camp and time she spent in Germany in the 1980s inspired the Hannah Vogel series. Fluent in German, she received her high school diploma from the John F. Kennedy Schule in Berlin and studied at the Freie Universit_t in Berlin and the Georg August Universit_t in G_ttingen before graduating from Carnegie Mellon University.
When she visited Berlin in the summer of 2006, she was astounded to discover that many locations in her novel have been rebuilt and reopened in the last few years, including the gay bar El Dorado and the Mosse House publishing house.
Her short stories have appeared in the Missing and First Thrills anthologies, and are available online. Her screenplays The Humanitarian and A Taste for Blood were finalists at Shriekfest: The Los Angeles Horror/Sci-fi Film Festival.
She and her husband and son live in Berlin.
Rebecca Cantrell Bibliography
Joe Tesla Series
The Order of the Sanguines Series
The World Beneath - 2013
- The Tesla Legacy - 2015
Hannah Vogel Series
- The Blood Gospel - 2013
- Innocent Blood - 2013
- Blood Infernal - 2015
Monster Series (as Bekka Black)
- A Trace of Smoke - 2009
- A Night of Long Knives - 2011
- A Game of Lies - 2011
- A City of Broken Glass - 2012
- iDrakula - 2010
- iFrankenstein - 2012
Rebecca Cantrell Awards
- On the Train - 2013 (Kindle Edition)
- The Man in the Attic - 2014 (Kindle Edition)
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- A Trace of Smoke (2009) - winner of the Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery award for best mystery set before 1950 published in 2009 and the Macavity award.