About Craig Rainey

Award Winning Screenwriter, Award Nominated Actor, Novelist

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. 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.

Learn More
Craig Rainey - Author, Actor

Craig Rainey

Available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and where books are Sold


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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More


Craig Rainey

Craig Rainey - Author, Actor