The Collector Trilogy

"...a grim, imaginative take on the detective yarn."
-NPR

"...pure awesome."
-Crimespree Magazine

Included on More Than 40 Year's Best Lists

Meet Sam Thornton. He collects souls. The souls of the damned, to be precise. Condemned to an eternity of servitude to hell thanks to a devil's bargain he made to save his dying wife, his gig is part penance, part punishment, and all suck. But working for the man downstairs doesn't keep Sam from trying to do what's right...


Angry Robot Books, February 2012
DEAD HARVEST
The Collector: Book One

"...twisty, fast-paced, and thoroughly enjoyable."
-Publishers Weekly

"A triumphant debut."
-Spinetingler Magazine

A 2012 Stoker Preliminary Ballot Selection for Best First Novel

Sam Thornton collects the souls of the damned, and ensures they find their way to hell. But when he's dispatched to snatch the soul of a young woman he believes is innocent of the crime for which she's been condemned, he... (More)



Angry Robot Books, September 2012
THE WRONG GOODBYE
The Collector: Book Two

"Holm’s sophomore effort proves that he’s no one-hit wonder, but rather a true contender. The author’s amazing talent for writing and limitless genius for storytelling guarantees readers a wild ride..."
-The New York Journal of Books

Finalist for the 2013 Silver Falchion Award

Thanks to the events of DEAD HARVEST, Sam Thornton's on a short leash, so his safest bet is sticking to the straight-and-narrow. That sounds easy enough, but when the soul Sam’s sent to collect goes missing, he finds himself... (More)




Angry Robot Books, July 2013
THE BIG REAP
The Collector: Book Three

"Was it worth the wait? Oh, hell yes... THE BIG REAP is the most ambitious of Holm’s Collector stories so far, and the payoff at the end is huge. HUGE."
-Snobbery

A 2014 Anthony Award Nominee for Best Paperback Original Novel

Even though Sam Thornton's obligated to do hell's bidding, his conscience has always steered him true. But when he’s tasked with dispatching the mythical Brethren—a cabal of former Collectors who somehow managed to escape the bonds of hell—he's forced to wonder... (More)



Note: The Collector trilogy is currently out of print, but stay tuned. Like Sam, it won't remain dead for long...