Adam L.G. Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969 and grew up in England and New Zealand. He is the author of the horror novels: ‘Banquet for the Damned’, ‘Apartment 16’, ‘The Ritual’, ‘Last Days’, ‘House of Small Shadows’, ‘No One Gets Out Alive’, ‘Lost Girl’, and ‘Under a Watchful Eye’. His first short story collection, ‘Some Will Not Sleep: Selected Horrors’, was published on Halloween, 2016, and won the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. His second collection of short fiction, ‘Hasty for the Dark: Selected Horrors’ was published on Halloween 2017.
His novels, ‘The Ritual’, ‘Last Days’ and ‘No One Gets Out Alive’ were the winners of The August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel. ‘The Ritual’ and ‘Last Days’ were also awarded Best in Category: Horror, by R.U.S.A. Several of his novels are currently in development for film and television, and in 2016 Imaginarium adapted ‘The Ritual’ into a major motion picture.
Adam also offers three free books to readers of horror: ‘Cries from the Crypt’ (downloadable from his website), ‘Before You Sleep’ and ‘Before You Wake’ (available from major online retailers).
Adam lives in Devon, England.
August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel (British Fantasy Society) 2020 – THE REDDENING
British Fantasy Award 2017 Best Collection: Some Will Not Sleep
Best Horror Novel – The August Derleth Award (The British Fantasy Awards) – NO ONE GETS OUT ALIVE
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) List winner 2014: Horror – LAST DAYS
August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel (British Fantasy Society) 2013 – LAST DAYS
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) List winner 2013: Horror – THE RITUAL
August Derleth Award for Best Horror Novel (British Fantasy Society) 2012 – THE RITUAL