Jason Rekulak is the author of The Impossible Fortress, which was translated into 12 languages and was nominated for the Edgar Award. For many years, he was the publisher of Quirk Books, an independent press, where he acquired and edited multiple New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Philadelphia with his family.
Doogie Horner drew the “Teddy” artwork in Hidden Pictures with help from his 5-year-old son, Kirby. Doogie moonlights as a stand-up comic and he was a quarter-finalist on Season 5 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. As Art Director of Quirk Books from 2006 to 2017, Doogie designed oddball bestsellers like Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. He is also the author of a YA novel, This Might Hurt a Bit (Simon & Schuster, 2019), and the holiday classic A Die Hard Christmas (Insight, 2018), which debuted at #2 on Amazon and has sold over 100,000 copies. He lives in Alfred, New York. www.doogiehorner.com
Will Staehle (“STAY-lee”) drew the “Anya” artwork in Hidden Pictures. Before opening his own design studio, Will was the Art Director for HarperCollins Publishers, and he was named one of the Top 20 Under 30 Visual Artists by Print Magazine. Will has designed many magical visuals for Stephen King, Michelle Obama, Guillermo Del Toro, Michael Crichton, Madeline Miller, Andy Weir, Michael Chabon, Ernest Cline, Sony, Netflix, Disney, Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle, and others. He divides his time between Seattle and Palm Springs. www.unusualco.com
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“I loved it." —Stephen King
From Jason Rekulak, Edgar-nominated author of The Impossible Fortress, comes a wildly inventive spin on the classic horror story in Hidden Pictures, a supernatural thriller about a woman working as a nanny for a young boy with strange and disturbing secrets.