Brandon Ford (b. 1981 - ) is an American author of horror and suspense fiction. To date, he has written four novels (CRYSTAL BAY, SPLATTERED BEAUTY, PAY PHONE, and OPEN WOUNDS) and two collections (DECAYED ETCHINGS and MERCILESS). He has also contributed to several genre anthologies, including: CREEPING SHADOWS (a collection of three short novels), THE DEATH PANEL, SINISTER LANDSCAPES, MADE YOU FLINCH, RAW: BRUTALITY AS ART, and most recently READ US OR DIE and FRESH FEAR. He currently resides in Philadelphia.