Andrew Pyper is the author of eight novels, including The Only Child and The Demonologist, which won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Hardcover Novel and was selected for the Globe and Mail’s Best 100 Books of 2013 and Amazon’s 20 Best Books of 2013. Among his previous books, Lost Girls won the Arthur Ellis Award and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and The Killing Circle was a New York Times Best Crime Novel of the Year. Three of Pyper’s novels, including The Demonologist and The Damned, are in active development for feature film. He lives in Toronto.

Events Andrew Pyper was involved in

  • Oh, The Horror Of It All

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    Join novelist Andrew Pyper, graphic novelist Emily Carroll, historian W. Scott Poole, and Toronto Star horror books columnist James Grainger as they discuss the recent resurgence of horror.


  • Panel: Kelley Armstrong, Michael Robotham & Amy Stuart

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM

    This intriguing talk gathers together three heavyweights who have all embraced elements of the romantic thriller: Kelley Armstrong, Michael Robotham and Amy Stuart.


  • In Conversation: Emma Dibdin and Becky Masterman

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:30 PM

    Emma Dibdin and Becky Masterman talk twist, turns and heart-pounding suspense. Join them as they discuss psychological drama with Andrew Pyper.


  • Held in Suspense

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM

    K.J Howe, Grace O’Connell and Andrew Pyper discuss the psychology of suspense with Joseph Kertes.


  • Dissecting the Villain

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

    Thriller writers, Sarah Blaedel, Chris Brookmyre, Nick Cutter and Andrew Pyper, discuss their process creating their antiheroes with Andy McGuire.