Author Archives: John M. Mcilveen

About John M. Mcilveen

John M. McIlveen is the author of the paranormal suspense novel, HANNAHWHERE (Winner of the 2015 Drunken Druid Award (Ireland) and Nominee for the 2015 Bram Stoker Award. He is also the author of two story collections, INFLICTIONS, and JERKS AND OTHER TALES FROM A PERFECT MAN and the well-received novelette GOT YOUR BACK. A father of five daughters, he works at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Haverhill House Publishing LLC, and lives in Haverhill, MA with his wife, Roberta Colasanti.

Great review of my collection INFLICTIONS​!

Great review of my collection INFLICTIONS up at Horror World​! http://horrorworld.org/inflictions/ Hey, there’s some new reviews up in Horror World! One of them covers a collection of short stories by a writer who has a firm lock on my list … Continue reading

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Rio Youers, author of WESTLAKE SOUL says:

“The writing is so strong, and the stories so expertly crafted, that their unflinching nature is all the more visceral. INFLICTIONS is as fine a collection of horror stories as I’ve read in the past ten years.” —Rio Youers, author … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN SPOTLIGHTED!!

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5.0 out of 5 stars – “Weird and Entertaining” – Jonathan Maberry

“A disturbing and thoroughly entertaining creepfest. So much wicked fun.” — Jonathan Maberry – NY Times bestselling author

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Anthology: Year Three – Distant Dying Ember! My latest story – GOT YOUR BACK!

Here you go! It’s live and breathing… and available to you. And it has a brand new novelette by John M. McIlveen… yeah, Me! Plus so many more great storytellers! FOMORIAN, by Ogmios KNOCK AT THE DOOR, by Jacob Haddon … Continue reading

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My favorite review for INFLICTIONS so far.

I love when my stories connect personally, and on more than “just another story” level.

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INFLICTIONS – Book Review – Hellnotes.com

Inflictions John McIlveen Crossroad Press October 21st, 2014 Reviewed by Dr. Alex Scully In his introduction to Inflictions, Christopher Golden describes John McIlveen as an author who “pull[s] no punches.” The short stories in this collection prove that sentiment accurate. … Continue reading

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Woohoo! I’ve been spotlighted!

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November 29 @ Annie’s in Worcester MA. Stories for you all day long.

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What Tim Lebbon has to say about INFLICTIONS!

‘Shocking, moving, and always surprising, John McIlveen’s Inflictions will delight and terrify the reader in equal measures. A solid collection from a talented writer.’ — Tim Lebbon, author of Coldbrook

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