Harry Shannon has been a singer, an actor, an Emmy-nominated songwriter, a recording artist in Europe, a music publisher, a VP of Carolco Pictures (Terminator 2, Total Recall, Rambo), and worked as a free-lance Music Supervisor on films such as Basic Instinct and Universal Soldier. He has earned an MA in Psychology and has been a paraprofessional counselor since 1988. Many of his clients work in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Shannon‘s novels include the Mick Callahan suspense series, as well as CLAN, Daemon, Dead and Gone, and the well-reviewed thriller The Pressure of Darkness. He wrote The Hungry zombie books and All the Devils with Steven W. Booth.
He won the Tombstone Award for Best Novel with CLAN and a Dark Scribble from Dark Scribe magazine. His story “Night Nurse” and fiction collection A Host of Shadows were each nominated for a Stoker Award by the Horror Writers Association. Otto Penzler selected “Fifty Minutes” (co-written with Joe Donnelly of Slake magazine) for inclusion in The Best American Mystery Stories of 2011.