Layton Green

Author of
  • The Diabolist
    Thomas & Mercer (06/13)
  • The Egyptian
    Thomas & Mercer (06/13)
  • The Summoner
    Thomas & Mercer (06/13)

Layton is a bestselling mystery/suspense/thriller writer and the author of the Dominic Grey series, as well as other works of fiction. His novels have been optioned for film, nominated for multiple awards (including a finalist for an International Thriller Writers award), and have reached #1 on numerous genre lists in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. His latest novel, The Shadow Cartel, was a #2 overall bestseller on Amazon UK.

In addition to writing, Layton attended law school in New Orleans and was a practicing attorney for the better part of a decade. He has also been an intern for the United Nations, an ESL teacher in Central America, a bartender in London, a seller of cheap knives on the streets of Brixton, a door to door phone book deliverer in Florida, and the list goes downhill from there.

Layton lives with his wife and children in North Carolina. You can also visit him on Facebook, Goodreads, or on his website (

Books by Layton

The Diabolist

A Dominic Grey Novel

While investigating the murder of a Satanic cult leader, two private investigators follow the trail of a reclusive New Age prophet and are plunged into a vortex od black magic, ancient heresies, and the dark corners of their own pasts.

Praise for The Diabolist

Unbelievably good, unbelievably intricate, unbelievably Green.

The Review Broads

A well-crafted and exciting thriller with a pair of interesting protagonists...and a charismatic villain who makes our head crawl.

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The Egyptian

A Dominic Grey Novel

A former Diplomatic Security Agent, an expert on cults and an ambitious reporter shift through science and myth to uncover the truth behind a sinister biotech company’s miraculous life-extension product.

Praise for The Egyptian

[If] James Bond and the X-Files had a love child, this book would be it.

Keryl Raist, To Publish or Not to Publish

The Egyptian combines mythology and modern scientific research in a fantastic thriller that leaves the reader breathless and on the edge of their seat...reminds me of Michael Chrichton's works with the mysteries, thrills, and the life-changing scientific discoveries.

Cherie Reich, Surrounded by Books
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The Summoner

A Dominic Grey Novel

A religious phenomenologist, a Diplomatic Security Agent and their local liaison investigate the mysterious disappearance of a U.S. diplomat at a religious ceremony in the Zimbabwe bushveld.

Praise for The Summoner

Mystical, complicated, completely believable and terrifying...[w]ith and ending that will catapult you out of your reading chair. Riveting.

The Review Broads
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