Joseph Nassise (born 1968) is a New York Times and USA Today best selling American urban fantasy writer and the author of more than twenty-five novels. His debut novel, Riverwatch, was nominated for both the Bram Stoker Award and the International Horror Guild Award. He is the author of the internationally bestselling Templar Chronicles series (Heretic, A Scream of Angels, A Tear in the Sky and Infernal Games), the Jeremiah Hunt Chronicle (Eyes To See, King of the Dead, and Watcher of the Dark), the Great Undead War series (By the Blood of Heroes and On Her Majesty's Behalf), as well as several books for Gold Eagle's Rogue Angel line. His work has been translated into German, Russian, Polish Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian. Nassise served as the president of the Horror Writers Association from 2002 to 2005 and a Trustee of the same from 2008–2010.