Lineage (2012)
Singularity (2013)
Everfall (2013)

The Waiting (2013)
Widow Town (2014)
The River is Dark (2014)
Cruel World (2014)
Short Stories:
Outpost (2012)
The Edge of Life (2012)
The Line Unseen (2013)
And The Sea Called Her Name (2015)
Midnight Paths (2011)



Joe Hart was born and raised in northern Minnesota, where he still resides today. He’s been writing horror and thriller fiction since he was nine years old. He is the author of eleven novels and numerous short stories, including the books The River Is Dark, Lineage, and The Last Girl. When he’s not writing, Joe enjoys reading, working out, watching movies with his family, and spending time outdoors.



  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy, IT by Stephen King, Swan Song by Robert McCammon, Run & The Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch, The Passage by Justin Cronin, Watership Down by Richard Adams, Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. 


  • Shaun of the Dead, Fight Club, Hot Fuzz, The Rover, No Country For Old Men, The Shawshank Redemption, Cast Away.

TV Shows: 

  • The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, The Following, Daredevil.


  • Metallica, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown, Tool, Mumford & Sons, Trampled by Turtles.