Richard Kadrey
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Richard Kadrey

Richard Kadrey is a writer living in San Francisco. He is the author of dozens of stories, plus five novels, including Metrophage and Butcher Bird. His Wired magazine cover story, "Carbon Copy," was made into one of the worst movies of 2001. It starred Bridget Fonda. Sorry, Bridget.

Kadrey created and wrote the Vertigo comics miniseries Accelerate, which was illustrated by the Pander Brothers. He plans to do more comic work in the near future.

He is written and spoken about art, culture, and technology for Wired, The San Francisco Chronicle, Discovery Online, The Site, SXSW, and Wired for Sex on the G4 cable network.

He is also a fetish photographer.

He has no qualifications for anything he does.

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Best Sellers

    • Hollywood Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel

    • Sandman Slim Series, Book 10
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 583
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 554

    James Stark is back from Hell, trailing more trouble in his wake. To return to LA, he had to make a deal with the evil power brokers, Wormwood - an arrangement that came with a catch. While he may be home, Stark isn’t quite himself...because he’s only partially alive....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great brook and continuation of Sandman Slim

    • By Jason Hawkins on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Sandman Slim

    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,444
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,965
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,977

    When he was 19, James Stark was considered to be one of the greatest natural magicians, a reputation that got him demon-snatched and sent downtown - to Hell....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Hallie on 04-24-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Kill the Dead

    • Sandman Slim, Book 2
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,584
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,295

    Death bites. Life is worse. All things considered, Hell’s not looking so bad....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moral compass broken. It's dead reckoning now!

    • By Sky's End on 03-18-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Aloha from Hell

    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,952
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,943

    Once again all is not right in L.A. Lucifer is back in Heaven, God is on vacation, and an insane killer mounts a war against both Heaven and Hell....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What a great character --

    • By Ione on 10-21-11

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Kill Society

    • A Sandman Slim Novel
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,016
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 957
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954

    Slim has been to Heaven and Hell and many places in between, but now he finds himself in an unknown land: the far, far edge of the Tenebrae, the desolate home of the lost dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 stars as usual

    • By Think about this on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Perdition Score

    • A Sandman Slim Novel
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,095
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,086

    The request from Thomas Abbot, the Augur of the Sub Rosa council, couldn't come at a better time for James Stark, aka Sandman Slim....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not up to par.

    • By William on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Getaway God

    • Sandman Slim, Book 6
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,430
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,308

    Sandman Slim must save himself - and the entire world - from the wrath of some enraged and vengeful ancient gods in this sixth high-octane adventure in the New York Times best-selling series.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, As Kadrey always is

    • By gardener97 on 09-13-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Killing Pretty

    • A Sandman Slim Novel
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,235

    Sandman Slim investigates Death's death in this hip, propulsive urban fantasy through a phantasmagoric LA rife with murder, mayhem, and magic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mr Kadrey has penned another winner!

    • By L. Brobeck on 08-01-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Devil Said Bang

    • Sandman Slim, Book 4
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,640

    What do you do after you’ve escaped Hell, gone back, uncovered the true nature of God, and then managed to become the new Lucifer? Well, if you’re James Stark, you have to figure out how to run Hell....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Only 3 Stars, but Still Wonderful Series

    • By Eugenia on 01-11-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Kill City Blues

    • Sandman Slim, Book 5
    • By: Richard Kadrey
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412

    James Stark, aka Sandman Slim, has managed to get out of Hell, renounce his title as the new Lucifer, and settle back into life in L.A. But he has also lost something very important....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enter Sandman

    • By Cliff on 08-01-13

    Regular price: $28.51

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