Daniel Kraus
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Daniel Kraus

DANIEL KRAUS is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored THE SHAPE OF WATER, based on the same idea Kraus and del Toro created for the Oscar-winning film. Also with del Toro, Kraus co-authored TROLLHUNTERS, which was adapted into the Emmy-winning Netflix series. Kraus's THE DEATH AND LIFE OF ZEBULON FINCH was named one of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Books of the Year, and he has won two Odyssey Awards (for both ROTTERS and SCOWLER) and has been a Library Guild selection, YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, Bram Stoker finalist, and more. Kraus's next novel is THE LIVING DEAD, a posthumous collaboration with legendary filmmaker George A. Romero. Kraus's work has been translated into over 30 languages. Visit him at danielkraus.com.

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Best Sellers

    • The Shape of Water

    • By: Guillermo del Toro, Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,942
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,643
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,630

    The Shape of Water is set in Cold War-era Baltimore at the Occam Aerospace Research Center, which has recently received its most sensitive asset ever: an amphibious man....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By E. Chadwick on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Trollhunters

    • By: Guillermo del Toro, Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heybourne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    Jim Sturges is your typical teen in suburban San Bernardino....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the cartoon, but still awesome.

    • By Byron Leavitt on 07-08-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Rotters

    • By: Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    Grave-robbing. What kind of monster would do such a thing?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Rotten At All!

    • By Tracy on 04-13-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume 1

    • At the Edge of Empire
    • By: Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 22 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Twenty minutes after his murder on the shores of Lake Michigan in 1896, 17-year-old Zebulon Finch awakens, resurrected to suffer an eternity upon the planet....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The worst of Daniel Kraus.

    • By Chris on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Scowler

    • By: Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Nineteen-year-old Ry Burke, his mother, and little sister scrape by for a living on their dying family farm....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bleak but thought-provoking teen horror

    • By Christina on 02-07-14

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume 2: Empire Decayed

    • By: Daniel Kraus
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 26 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Zebulon Finch has faced more violence, lust, and heartbreak than any other 17-year-old in history. But nothing can prepare him for what is coming next....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating story and performance

    • By T. on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $42.00

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