VJ Books Presents Author Roy Johansen!
Roy Johansen began his professional writing career with his original screenplay for "Murder 101," written in college and for which he won the national FOCUS (Films Of College and University Students) award, a competition sponsored by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese. The screenplay was later produced for cable television and starred Pierce Brosnan. The "Murder 101" script was awarded the Edgar Allen Poe award from the Mystery Writers of America in the Best Television Miniseries or Movie category.
Later, Johansen collaborated with comic book legend Stan Lee in creating The Accuser superhero character, which appeared in a series of animated adventures from Stan Lee Media. Johansen has written screenplays for Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Disney, and MGM.
More recently, Johansen has written several New York Times bestselling mystery novels, including "The Answer Man," "Beyond Belief," "Deadly Visions," "Silent Thunder," "Storm Cycle," "Shadow Zone, "Close Your Eyes," "Sight Unseen," "The Naked Eye" and "Night Watch."
Roy is also the son of bestselling author Iris Johansen. He has co-authored "Silent Thunder," "Storm Cycle," "Shadow Zone, "With Open Eyes", "Close Your Eyes," "Sight Unseen," "The Naked Eye", "Night Watch", and "Look Behind You" (July 2017) with his mother.
Roy Johansen Bibliography
Hannah Bryson Series (co-authored with Iris Johansen)
Silent Thunder - 2008
- Shadow Zone - 2010
Joe Bailey Series
- Beyond Belief - 2002
- Deadly Visions - 2003 (Hardcover)
Kendra Michaels Series (co-authored with Iris Johansen)
- With Open Eyes - 2012 (ebook)
- Close Your Eyes - 2012
- Sight Unseen - 2014
- The Naked Eye - 2015
- Night Watch - 2016
- Look Behind You - July 2017
- Storm Cycle - 2009 (co-authored with Iris Johansen)
- The Answer Man - 2001
Roy Johansen Awards
- 1992 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best TV Feature or MiniSeries for Murder 101
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