Hiding Among the Dead

​Philo Trout just wanted to start over.


He moved to Philadelphia to keep his past a secret. His new life as a crime scene cleaner is quiet—until he discovers that many of his “clients” are coming up short on their organ count.


As Philo tries to outrun his past, a coworker can’t remember his own. Patrick was found brutally beaten, and is now an amnesiac as a result. When the connection between his coworker’s history and missing organs begins to emerge, Philo is determined to solve the puzzle.


The trail of clues leads Philo into a dark conspiracy. A brutal organization will stop at nothing to protect their secret. And Philo’s past as a fighter might be his only route to the truth…


If he can survive that long.



HIDING AMONG THE DEAD is a dark and action-packed thriller by Chris Bauer. If you enjoy Elmore Leonard and Breaking Bad, then you’ll love this edgy, heart-stoppingly suspenseful book.


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What readers are saying:

★★★★★ "This is a novel of remarkable characters"


★★★★★ "Hiding Among the Dead is not your usual thriller. And that's a good thing."

★★★★★ "Come for the thrills, stay for the compelling characters, gritty North Philly setting, and great dialog."

Praise for HIDING AMONG THE DEAD:

“Couldn’t pry me away...Bauer writes with authenticity...A knockout original story, with a host of equally original characters. Certainly not your typical crime fiction, and that’s a good thing.” —David Swinson, author of Trigger