About Craig Rainey

Author, Novelist, Screenwriter and Actor - Carson Brand Series

His Novels Reflect his Exciting Life

Craig Rainey (1962 - ) is an American film actor, author, screenwriter, and musician. He was born in San Angelo, Texas and lives in Austin. His Texas roots hail back to the original Impresario settlers of Coahuila y Tejas under Stephen F. Austin. He is a military veteran, sales trainer and motivational speaker, and he cowboyed professionally in south Texas. His fiction novels include Massacre at Agua Caliente, Stolen Valor, a Carson Brand Novel, and Dark Motive, A Carson Brand Novel. The Carson Brand Series is gaining poularity at a remarkable rate. His non-fiction sales training book, The Art of Professional Sales, Handbook for the Career Seller, was released October 2020. As a screenwriter, his scripts have won numerous awards at film festivals including: Best Narrative Period Piece, Most Likely to be Produced as a Movie, and was Official Selection for many more. Craig Rainey won Best Breakout Writer for the script Massacre at Agua Caliente.

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Craig's Blog Posts

Craig Rainey's Author Blog

May 5, 2021

The Art of Professional Sales

My latest book is a departure from the fast paced action adventure novels I consider my stock in trade. The Art of Professional Sales is the book I wish I had read when I started my professional sales career.

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April 13, 2021

Stolen Valor

Craig Rainey published Stolen Valor - A Carson Brand Novel, in the Summer of 2019. The first in the Carson Brand Series, the story introduces a new action-adventure character and a gripping plot.

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March 11, 2021

Bert's Tale of Booze

Excerpted from the novel Stolen Valor, A Carson Brand Novel. Bert is Carson Brand's best friend. He is known for his telling of the following tale during Rennaisance Festivals.

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Craig Rainey

Craig Rainey - Author, Actor