Professor Carlos Dews Publishes New Thriller: "Skin of the Wolf"

Skin of the WolfOn July 31, Carlos Dews, Professor and Chair of the English Language and Literature Department at JCU, released his new novel Skin of the Wolf. The historical fiction/thriller is a collaboration between Professor Dews and novelist S.J. Rozan, who write together under the pen name Sam Cabot.

Professor Dews is also Director of John Cabot University’s Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation. His books include his edition of The Complete Novels of Carson McCullers (Library of America), and Illumination and Night Glare: The Unfinished Autobiography of Carson McCullers (University of Wisconsin).

S. J. Rozan, a native New Yorker, is the author of twelve novels. Her work has won numerous awards including the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity awards for Best Novel and the Edgar for Best Short Story.

Skin of the Wolf is the sequel to Sam Cabot’s first novel, Blood of the Lamb. Both novels are a blend of historical fiction, thriller, and horror. In Skin of the Wolf, a murder at Sotheby’s plunges the protagonists into a world where money, Native American lore, and the history of the Catholic Church collide.

To read complete plot summaries and learn more about Sam Cabot, visit the official website.

Sam Cabot’s books are available on Indiebound,, and Barnes&Noble.

Learn more about studying English Language and Literature at John Cabot University in Rome.