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Publication Order of Worlds of Hurt Books

Publication Order of Chronicles of Darkness Books

Dawn of Heresies (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Alchemy of the Throat (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madame Babylon (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
As Above, So Below (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dripping of Sundered Wineskins (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Weight of the Dead (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
I'll Bring You the Birds From out of the Sky (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Convulsion Factory (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Falling Idols (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Picking the Bones (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark City (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Immaculate Void (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skidding Into Oblivion (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Shadows Over Innsmouth Books

Shadows Over Innsmouth (By: Stephen Jones) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth (By: Hugh B. Cave,Stephen Jones) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Shivers Books

with Stephen King, Bev Vincent, Al Sarrantonio, Lisa Tuttle, Glen Hirshberg, Richard T. Chizmar, Peter Straub, Blake Crouch, Richard Thomas, Wayne Allen Sallee, David B. Silva, Melanie Tem, Robert Morrish, Brian James Freeman, Scott Nicholson, Brian Keene, Kealan Patrick Burke, Nate Southard, Norman Prentiss, Jay Bonansinga, Jack Kilborn, Alan Ryan
Shivers (By: Richard T. Chizmar) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shivers II (By: Richard T. Chizmar) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shivers III (By: Richard T. Chizmar) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shivers VI (With: Stephen King,Bev Vincent,Al Sarrantonio,Lisa Tuttle,Glen Hirshberg,Richard T. Chizmar,Peter Straub,Blake Crouch,Richard Thomas,Wayne Allen Sallee,David B. Silva,Melanie Tem,Robert Morrish,Brian James Freeman,Scott Nicholson,Brian Keene,Kealan Patrick Burke,Nate Southard,Norman Prentiss,Jay Bonansinga,Jack Kilborn,Alan Ryan) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shivers VII (By: Richard T. Chizmar) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Lovecraft Squad Books

All Hallows Horror (By: Stephen Jones,John Llewellyn Probert) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Waiting (With: Stephen Baxter,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,Angela Slatter,Richard Gavin,Peter Atkins,Reggie Oliver,Jay Russell,Thana Nivero) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dreaming (With: Stephen Baxter,Kim Newman,Michael Marshall Smith,Lisa Morton,Stephen Jones,Angela Slatter,Lynda E. Rucker,John Llewellyn Probert,Reggie Oliver,Sean Hogan) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rising (By: Stephen Jones) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hellboy Graphic Novel Books

The Lost Army (By: Christopher Golden,Mike Mignola) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bones of Giants (By: Christopher Golden,Mike Mignola) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Odd Jobs (By: Christopher Golden) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Odder Jobs (By: Frank Darabont) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
On Earth As It Is In Hell (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unnatural Selection (By: Tim Lebbon) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The God Machine (By: Thomas E. Sniegoski) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dragon Pool (By: Christopher Golden) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Emerald Hell (By: Tom Piccirilli) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (By: Robert Greenberger) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Oddest Jobs (By: Christopher Golden) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The All-Seeing Eye (By: Mark Morris) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fire Wolves (By: Tim Lebbon) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lobster Johnson (By: Thomas E. Sniegoski) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ice Wolves (By: Mark Chadbourn) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Assortment of Horrors (By: Christopher Golden) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Book of the Dead(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deathport(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Splatterpunks II(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
South From Midnight(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love in Vein(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 6(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Terrors 3(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kiss and Kill(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Dracula(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crimes of Passion(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Blood X(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horrors!: 365 Scary Stories(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Shadow of the Gargoyle(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Terrors 5(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skull Full of Spurs(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Queer Fear(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fatal Attractions(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Children of Cthulhu(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Many Faces of Van Helsing(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Walk on the Darkside(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 17(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mondo Zombie(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shivers VI(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Book of Horrors(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stranger by Night(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Necro Files(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Roots and All(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 22(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danse Macabre(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Four(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Messing With Your Head(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extreme Zombies(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Psychos(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2014 Edition(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Recent Weird(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eulogies III(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Monstrous(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Corruption at the Crossroad(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Nine(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 28(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Hardcore Horror Volume 3(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best Horror of the Year: Volume Ten(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miscreations(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror #30(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Screams: Volume Three(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Screams from the Dark(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Children of Lovecraft(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Author Brian Hodge has been praised by the likes of Peter Straub for his spectacularly unflinching gifts. He has won the International Horror Guild Award for best short fiction, and has also been nominated for other awards.

Before he had even started school or knew the alphabet, he liked scribbling on scraps of wood, his dad did a lot of woodworking, and attach these impromptu signs to various trees. It was in an apparent effort to communicate anything to people who might have come along later.

His grandmother is the best off-the-top-of-her-head storyteller that he ever expects to know. When he was little, he would spend a lot of weeks during the summer and weekends with her. Brian would also go with her on trips she would take to the senior center, where she played bumper pool and cards.

Besides writing, Brian also likes photography, music, and sound design, as well as reading all kinds of different things. Brian likes everything there is about organic gardening except for the thieving squirrels, and he trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Krav Maga, neither of which, however, are any use against the squirrels that try stealing his corn.

Brian’s debut novel, called “Dark Advent” was released in the year 1988. His work is from the genres of science fiction and horror.

“Dark Advent” is the first stand alone novel and was released in the year 1988. A lot like a biblical pestilence, there is a plague that leaves just a handful of survivors around to face the savage new world.

In the deserted department store out in the Midwest, just a few people band together, but just outside their temporary safe haven, there is an insidious evil stirring.

Readers feel that Hodge’s work should be more widely read, and this novel is a reason why. Hodge delivers a plot that is well-crafted and a strong narrative. The conclusion is outstanding, with an epic battle happening between evil and good. Any time the topic of great post apocalyptic horror novels comes up, this one should be a novel that comes up.

“Oasis” is the second stand alone novel and was released in the year 1988. A golden time. This is what Chris Anderson, Aaron (Chris’ brother), and their buddies expected of that final summer. Lazy, freedom, and days filled with pleasure before all the responsibilities of career and college. An idyll in a newly found private place located on the shores of three tiny lakes.

Tri-Lakes is not an oasis. A millennium ago it became the focal point of a powerful evil force, and the remains of an ancient Viking blood feud.

Hatred is the thing’s source. It draws power from blood. Only sacrifice is able to banish it for good.

The book is entertaining and exciting; it will even keep you guessing the entire way through. Each of the characters is sympathetic, likable, and believable. Once completing this one, readers are eager to pick up more by Brian Hodge, who should be a bigger name within the horror genre.

“Nightlife” is the third stand alone novel and was released in the year 1991. A drug lord steals a mysterious green powder called skullflush from a fierce Venezuelan mountain people. It wreaks havoc on all of its abusers. Justin Gray, who is an ex-small time dealer in St. Louis shows up in Tampa, Florida in order to begin a new life. His first night in the town his friend Erik takes him out to a disco, and he tries just a mild hit of skullflush.

One of Erik’s other buddies, named Trent, takes a much larger dose and gets transformed into a ravenous beast. He almost devours four people before killing himself. Tony Mendoza, a drug dealer in Tampa, turns onto a human version of his piranha after sampling the drug, starts hunting for Justin, who is the only witness to what happened in the disco that night.

Tony himself is sought after by the Kerebawa, a Yanomamo warrior, who comes to America to get the skullflush back and avenge its being stolen before too many of the wrong people snort it.

The imagination and creativity in the idea of this book is original as well as outstanding, and the story turns into something that some readers were not expecting it to. These characters are complex and realistic in this novel, especially Kerebawa.

“Deathgrip” is the fourth stand alone novel and was released in the year 1992. His touch is able to either harm or heal, and his fate is a solitary one. His agony belongs to all of us.

He was born on November 22, 1963, a day of pain. He also came of age in agony: that one instant of tragedy when rock and roll deejay Paul Handler found the inexplicable power within his own hands.

His power is able to make those that are wounded whole once more, and the power to heal the sick and make the lame able to walk. This is a power that is going to sap his soul and thrust him into a world of a famous faith healer. This power can turn to rage, even murder. This is a gift that makes Paul Handler a breathing and living human sacrifice.

For millennia, a secret cabal has been guarding the lineage that Paul is the heir to. Scapegoats that are forced to bear all of humanity’s anguish on themselves. While the cabal tries hunting for him, and one guy looks to destroy him, Paul makes a frightening and lonely journey to the center of his identity and his own destiny. To all the pain that his soul is able to bear, to every bit of redemption he is able to give, and the freedom that is death.

Hodge is a brilliant writer, and he takes this story in a direction that most were not expecting it to go in. He does a fantastic job of blending all of the possible stories into a single story with a lot more punch. These are some nuanced and well written characters.

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