Bernard Lee DeLeo Books

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Bernard Lee DeLeo is a New York Times best-selling and America’s top rated author of John Harding series, and Nick McCarty series. He spent his childhood in Warren, Ohio. He later graduated from Chabot College with a degree in Auto Technology and a Bachelors degree in English from Cal State Hayward. DeLeo specializes in writing adventure fiction novels with over 25 of his published books available for Amazon Kindle. Some of his latest published works include Hard Case, the Protectors issued by Wild Child Publishing and RJ Parker Publishing respectively.

Order of John Harding Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Hard Case 2012 Description / Buy
2 The Lure of Hell 2013 Description / Buy
3 Voyage of the Damned 2013 Description / Buy
4 A Violent Life 2014 Description / Buy
5 Blood and Fear 2015 Description / Buy
6 The Killer Inside 2015 Description / Buy
7 Red Waves 2016 Description / Buy
8 Kingdom of Hell 2016 Description / Buy
9 Isle of Darkness 2017 Description / Buy
10 No Mercy 2018 Description / Buy
11 Killing Field 2018 Description / Buy
12 Climate of Chaos 2019 Description / Buy
13 Raging Fury 2019 Description / Buy
14 Cold Harbor 2019 Description / Buy
15 Hard Choices 2020 Description / Buy
16 Political Genocide 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Nick McCarty Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Cold Blooded 2011 Description / Buy
2 Killer Moves 2014 Description / Buy
3 Sins and Sanctions 2014 Description / Buy
4 Bloody Shadows 2015 Description / Buy
5 Nightmare in Red 2015 Description / Buy
6 Red Horizon 2016 Description / Buy
7 Hell on Earth 2017 Description / Buy
8 Rule of Nightmare 2017 Description / Buy
9 Bloody Justice 2018 Description / Buy
10 Hell's Half Acre 2018 Description / Buy
11 Blood and Honor 2019 Description / Buy
12 Paint It Black 2019 Description / Buy
13 Cold As Ice 2020 Description / Buy
14 Bloody Hell 2021 Description / Buy
15 Political Genocide 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Mike Rawlins and Demon the Dog Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Demon 2012 Description / Buy
2 Demon Inc 2013 Description / Buy
3 Demon at War 2013 Description / Buy
4 Darkness Rules 2015 Description / Buy
5 Dark Illusion 2016 Description / Buy
6 Dark Future 2017 Description / Buy
7 Disciples of Darkness 2017 Description / Buy
8 If Darkness Calls 2018 Description / Buy
9 The Price of Darkness 2018 Description / Buy
10 Darkest Desires 2019 Description / Buy
11 Demon Darkness Fever 2020 Description / Buy
12 Fear the Darkness 2020 Description / Buy
13 The Abode of Darkness 2020 Description / Buy
14 Darkness Devours 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Rick Cantelli, P.I. Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Rick Cantelli, P.I. 2013 Description / Buy
2 Deadly Liaisons 2013 Description / Buy
3 Into the Darkness 2014 Description / Buy
4 Shades of Death 2015 Description / Buy
5 Blood Ties 2016 Description / Buy
6 Demon / Dark Future 2017 Description / Buy
7 Midnight Land 2017 Description / Buy
8 Red Ruin 2018 Description / Buy
9 Murder Madness 2018 Description / Buy
10 Shadows of Horror 2019 Description / Buy
11 Pass the Torch 2019 Description / Buy
12 Brotherhood of Death 2020 Description / Buy
13 At Death's Door 2020 Description / Buy
14 Enemy Within 2020 Description / Buy
15 The Bullet Express 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Protectors/Vigilante Cops Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 The Protectors 2012 Description / Buy
2 Halloween Rave 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Action Thriller Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Sotello 2002 Description / Buy
2 Peace 2005 Description / Buy
3 American Survival 2014 Description / Buy
4 American Mutant 2014 Description / Buy
5 Casserine 2014 Description / Buy
6 Layla 2015 Description / Buy
7 Cold Mountain 2015 Description / Buy
8 Blood Lust 2016 Description / Buy
9 Red Gold 2021 Description / Buy

Chronological Order of Action Thriller Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Sotello 2002 Description / Buy
2 American Mutant 2014 Description / Buy
3 Peace 2005 Description / Buy
4 Casserine 2014 Description / Buy
5 American Survival 2014 Description / Buy
6 Cold Mountain 2015 Description / Buy
7 Blood Lust 2016 Description / Buy
8 Layla 2015 Description / Buy
9 Red Gold 2021 Description / Buy

Order of Bernard Lee DeLeo Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Storm 2011 Description / Buy
2 Archangel 2011 Description / Buy
3 Lancelot 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Bernard Lee DeLeo Non-Fiction

# Read Title Published Details
1 Radical Islamic Terrorism In America Today 2016 Description / Buy
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Apart from specializing in adventure fiction, the author also focuses on other genres, and one of his releases made in 2012 was Lancelot a paranormal novel. Layla, a humorous paranormal romance was published in November 2012.


Bernard Lee DeLeo has written 25 novels. However, these are the best of the author’s books.

Bloody Shadows: Bloody Shadows is the 4th installment book of Nick McCarty series. The series feature the main protagonist, McCarty who works as trained assassin for hire and also as a writer. In this book, Nick is faced with terrorist supporters, Seattle Ripper, blackmailer and some powerful entities who will stop at nothing to recruiting the most dangerous assassin in the world failure to which he would be killed as well as his family.

Soon they are to find out the hard way that if you go after the terminator, you would better kill him with the first strike because if you miss your shot, he plays fast and without any hesitation.

Acting to the extreme, Nick cuts his vacation short in favor to solve several atrocities. He first discovers what the CIA boss Paul Gilbrech The Unholy Trio, Nick team of cartoon and this results in a series of violent action one after the other. From the local consultation with the police, a suspected ISIS training center, to gang execution conspiracies, Nick repairs his problems at hand with some deadly proficiency.

Killer Moves: This is the second novel in the series Nick McCarty written by Bernard Lee DeLeo. In this novel Gus Nason, Nick’s best friend thinks that his friend might be going crazy or making his life worst mistake of all. Which mistake? Nick wants to get an early retirement as a writer; he is not just a writer but a bestselling author. He wants to quit his writing career and undertake a journey on what he does best in his life, Killing people.

Gus Nason tells Nick that by taking the killing mission; he is not only putting his life at risk and also that of his family; pregnant Rachael, his son Jean and his canine friend Deke. Nick ends up signing a contract with Sheik Abdul Nazari which leads to a series of events and killings that he never envisioned.

However, Nick has only one guideline in life, to protect his family from danger at all cost. Nick will soon encounter what he never expected as an unwitting number of people race against each other to test what they think is his greatest weakness. He must prove them all to be dead wrong on their decision as he is determined to do whatever it takes for his beloved family.

Cold Blooded: After ten years of Black operative assassinations, Nick decides that it is time for some tremendous change. He has become a bestselling author after writing a series of novels about a character named Diego. He does this against the wishes of his bosses. His books have made him famous and also rich, and thus own a place in Pacific Grove.

Sooner later, seldom willing Nick takes on sanction, especially from his government. In his new mission, he is ordered to assassinate a woman in the witness protection program. However, something on the photo of his target reminds him of someone special he knew long ago.

He meets with his target Rachel Hunter, a waitress in a Restaurant in northern California and from there, Nick makes a major decision to alter his lifestyle.

Hayden Tanus, the mastermind who wanted Rachel dead is killed in his office in Upper East of Manhattan. Nick involvement in Rachel life brings him more trouble which forces him to take daily flight with Rachel and his family. With a trained assassin standing on their way, the people after Rachel will do anything in their capability to make sure she is silenced 6feet underground. However, Nick will stop at nothing since he is sworn to protect her at all cost.

When Does The Next Bernard Lee DeLeo book come out?

Bernard Lee DeLeo doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Political Genocide and was released on August, 27th 2021. It is the newest book in the John Harding Series.

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