Books by Chris Moriarty

CHRIS MORIARTY was born in 1968 and has lived in the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America. A resident of Utah since 1994, Chris has trained horses for cattle ranches and hunting operations, and worked as a ranch hand, backcountry guide,


THE WATCHER IN THE SHADOWS by Chris Moriarty
Released: May 28, 2013

The magic is darker in this intense sequel to The Inquisitor's Apprentice (2011).

In a richly imagined alternate version of New York City at the turn of the 20th century, Sacha continues his on-the-job training in the police department's Inquisitor division amid murder, abduction and terrifying encounters with evil beings both real and magical. J.P. Morgaunt mercilessly wields his magical power over newspapers, transportation, manufacturing and just about everything else, including  a soul-stealing machine with which he has loosed Sacha's doppelganger, a dybbuk that is constantly growing stronger. Read full book review >

GHOST SPIN by Chris Moriarty
Released: April 30, 2013

"Highly rewarding, but you'll need to bring along plenty of active brain cells."
Third installment of Moriarty's independently intelligible far-future series (Spin Control, 2006, etc.) featuring a power struggle between the UNSec military-industrial empire and its cold-war adversaries, the AI-enhanced clones of the Syndicate. Read full book review >
THE INQUISITOR'S APPRENTICE by Chris Moriarty
Released: Oct. 3, 2011

"A marvelous, mystical romp that doesn't ignore reality. A hint of a possible sequel whets readers' appetite for more: Yes, please! (author's note) (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Thirteen-year-old Sacha lives in New York City's Lower East Side at the turn of the 20th century. Or does he? Read full book review >