Season of the Wolf (Paperback)

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A film crew travels to the small Colorado town of Silver Gap to make a documentary about climate change, no easy task in a town full of unbelieving hunters. Leading this crew is a man haunted by his family’s sins … and a few of his own – a man hunting for no small measure of redemption. But in the town of Silver Gap, hunters have become the hunted. It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature! Once thought long gone from Colorado, it would seem that wolves have now returned, but they’re not your daddy’s wolves, oh no. And as if this wasn’t bad enough, wolves aren’t the only beasts on the prowl ...

Season of the Wolf is a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller with a message, and a whole lot of carnage … so release your inner Wolfen, learn a thing or two about the world you live in, and pray you don’t become prey.



When Alex Converse, heir to a coal company fortune, visits Silver Gap, Colorado to make an environmentally themed documentary film, he's hoping to change some minds and to soothe his own troubled conscience. But there's more going on—in his mind, and in Silver Gap—than Alex knows. People are dying and women are disappearing. Some of the killers have fur, fangs, and claws—but some don’t. What is Alex’s connection to the missing women? Will anyone live long enough to find out? And what’s up with those wolves?

Season of the Wolf is a heart-stopping supernatural thriller about climate change, the human capacity for evil, and the epic struggle between a small town’s citizens and impossible creatures from the dawn of history.

About the Author

Jeffrey J. Mariotte has written more than forty-five novels, including original supernatural thrillers Missing White Girl, River Runs Red, and Cold Black Hearts, horror epic The Slab, thriller The Devil’s Bait, and Stoker Award-nominated teen horror series Dark Vengeance. Two of his novels have won the Scribe Award for Best Original Novel, presented by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. His nonfiction work includes the true crime book Criminal Minds: Sociopaths, Serial Killers and Other Deviants, as well as official series companions to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. He is also the author of many comic books, including the original horror/Western series Desperadoes, some of which have been nominated for Stoker and International Horror Guild awards. Other comics work includes the horror series Fade to Black and the original graphic novel Zombie Cop. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association, the International Thriller Writers, the Western Writers of America, and the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers. With his wife, Maryelizabeth Hart, and partner Terry Gilman, he co-owns Mysterious Galaxy, a bookstore specializing in mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and horror, with locations in San Diego and Redondo Beach, California. He lives on the Flying M Ranch in the American southwest with his family and pets in a home filled with books, music, toys, and other examples of American pop culture. Find him online at and

Praise for Season of the Wolf…

"With his rich use of description, Mariotte has created a story which will grab the attention of readers and will have them hooked until the very last page; hoping for the survival of characters that they will come to love, even when the odds are against them."

--Rebecca Lovatt,

"I could hear echos of Steven King and Dean Koontz while reading Season of the Wolf and, for this genre, there's no better praise than that."

--Lori Spier,
Product Details ISBN-10: 193777161X
ISBN-13: 9781937771614
Published: DarkFuse, 02/01/2013
Pages: 304