Joel A. Sutherland

Author, Ghost Hunter, Barbarian Librarian


Book Joel for an author visit today!

"What could be scarier than moving next-door to a haunted house? How about a ghost horse? How about a ghastly murder or two? This book is CHILLING. Loved it!"

     -R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps, on Haunted: The House Next Door

Joel A. Sutherland is the Silver Birch Award-winning author of Haunted Canada (now with more than 400,000 copies in print), the new series Haunted, and Red Maple Award Honour Book Summer's End

"Canada's answer to R.L. Stine."

      -Quill & Quire 

Latest Release: Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection

Abandoned hospitals, haunted hotels, supernatural sea creatures...

This collection of more than 100 creepy Canadian tales from across the country is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Moody black-and-white illustrations and photographs appear throughout to add to the eerie feel.

This collection includes books 4 to 6 of the series.

Buy Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection:

"Sutherland flexes some literary muscle."

     -Fear Zone

Summer's End Trailer

"A great premise, a cool twist, and an exciting climax..."
     -Allan Stratton, author of The Dogs, on Summer's End

Paranormal Activity in the Olde Angel Inn

As research for Haunted Canada 4, Joel voluntarily checked in to the Olde Angel Inn in Niagara-on-the-Lake in the hopes of determining if the rumours of ghost appearances had any basis in truth. Watch a video of his ordeal to see how he fared:

"A talent to watch."

     -Dark Scribe Magazine

Wipeout Canada

Joel was selected as a contestant on the first season of Wipeout Canada. Look for him as The Barbarian Librarian on the special 'Beauties vs. Geeks' episode!