Katherine Neville is the NY Times, USA Today & #1 Internationally bestselling author of quest novels: The Eight, The Fire, The Magic Circle and A Calculated Risk. Her novels have been translated into forty languages, in more than eighty countries; selected as top books in their field; and recognized on national and international bestseller lists, including USA Today, The NY Times, NY Times Notable Books, The Indie List, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, Le Figaro, El Pais, and many others.
Her first novel, The Eight, appears on Amazon’s “100 Mysteries & Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime;” as well as National Public Radio’s Audience Picks “100 Best Killer Thrillers;” Partners & Crime’s “100 of the Best We’ve Ever Read;” Signature-Reads’ “100 Best Thrillers of All Time;” and International Thriller Writer’s “100 Must-Read Thrillers.” Among the awards her books have received are the prestigious Silver Nautilus Award; The Romantic Times’ “Best Historic Novel” Award; and the Turkish Cultural Ministry’s Medallion of Merit. In a recent national poll by the noted Spanish journal, El Pais, The Eight was voted one of the top ten books of all time.
Neville has been an invited speaker at many universities and other venues around the world, including the Today show; National Public Radio; the Voice of America; the World Affairs Conference in Colorado; The Georgia Tech Women’s Leadership Conference; the Idaho Writers Rendezvous; the Orkney Science Fair in Scotland; the Ateneo de Madrid; the University of Menendez & Pelayo in Spain; the First International Mevlana (Rumi) Symposium in Konya, Turkey; the Turkish Culture Ministry in Ankara; The James River Writers’ Conference; the Smithsonian Associates lecture series; and The Library of Congress.
Selected Bestseller Lists, Awards, & Honors
NY Times Bestseller · The Fire
NY Times Notable Book · A Calculated Risk
USA Today Bestseller · The Magic Circle
The Washington Post Bestseller · The Fire
Los Angeles Times Bestseller · The Eight
San Francisco Times Bestseller · The Eight
The Indie List Bestseller · The Eight
The Silver Nautilus Award · The Fire
The Romantic Times Best Historic Novel Award · The Eight
The US Department of Treasury: The Alexander Hamilton Medal
The Turkish Cultural Ministry: Medallion of Merit
El País National Poll: Top Ten Books of All Time
National Public Radio Audience Picks: 100 Best Killer Thrillers
Partners & Crime: 100 of the Best We’ve Ever Read · The Eight
People’s Magazine: People’s Choice · The Eight