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Publication Order of Alien Trilogy Books

Out of the Shadows (By: Tim Lebbon) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sea of Sorrows (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
River of Pain (By: Christopher Golden) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Black Stone Bay Books

Blood Red (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Harvest (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bloodstained Books

with Christopher Golden
Bloodstained Oz (With: Christopher Golden) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Chris Corin Books

Possessions (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rabid Growth (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Classic World of Darkness Fiction Books

Vampire Diary (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Caravan of Shadows (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On a Darkling Plain (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Conspicuous Consumption: Werewolf (By: Stewart von Allmen) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On a Darkling Plain (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wyrm Wolf (By: Edo Van Belkom) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mage: Such Pain (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Netherworld (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
House of Secrets (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Breathe Deeply (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beyond the Shroud (By: Doug Gregory) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ebon Mask (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Road to Hell (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire (By: Doug Murray) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell Storm (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Call To Battle (By: Doug Murray) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
As One Dead (By: Don Bassingthwaite,Nancy Kilpatrick) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Ascension Warrior (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Watcher (By: Charles L. Grant) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War in Heaven (By: Robert E. Weinberg) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Kingdoms (By: Richard Lee Byers) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eternal Hearts (By: Lucy Taylor) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orpheus Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orpheus Haunting the Dead (By: Seth Lindberg,Stefan Petrucha,Allen Rausch) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jonathan Crowley Books

Under the Overtree (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Serenity Falls (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cherry Hill (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smile No More (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Bad Week (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boomtown (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where The Sun Goes to Die (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Marvel Prose Novels

Civil War Prose Novel (By: Stuart Moore) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Avengers: Breakout (By: Alisa Kwitney) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Avengers: Everybody Wants to Rule the World (By: Dan Abnett) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ant-Man: Natural Enemy (By: Jason Starr) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thanos: Death Sentence (By: Stuart Moore) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Panther: Who Is the Black Panther? (By: Jesse Holland) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hulk (By: Greg Pak) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Venom: Lethal Protector (By: James R. Tuck) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Captain Marvel: Liberation Run (By: Tess Sharpe) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Avengers: Infinity (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga (By: Stuart Moore) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Serenity Falls Books

Writ in Blood (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pack (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Carnival (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Seven Forges Books

Seven Forges (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Blasted Lands (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What Gods Demand (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
City of Wonders (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silent Army (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Godless (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The War Born (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Subject Seven Books

Subject Seven (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Run (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Tides Of War Books

The Last Sacrifice (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fallen Gods (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gates of the Dead (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Vampire: the Masquerade Books

with Lucien Soulban
Berlin by Night (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Chaos Factor (By: Phil Brucato) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Timothy Bradstreet: Vampire (By: Tim Bradstreet) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Necropolis: Atlanta (With: Sam Chupp,Jennifer Hartshorn,Shawn Carter) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Colony (By: Doug Gregory,John Cooper,Elizabeth Fischi) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Montreal by Night (By: Lucien Soulban,Philippe Boulle) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cities of Darkness Volume 2 (With: Noah Dudley) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revelations of the Dark Mother (By: Phil Brucato,Rachelle Udell) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vampire Storyteller's Companion (By: Richard Dansky) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Guide to the Camarilla (By: Richard Dansky) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
World of Darkness (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Magic (By: ) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Giovanni Saga 1 (By: Richard Dansky,Teeuwynn) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Sacrifice: Thaumaturgy Comp (By: Ari Marmell,Dean Shomshak) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Archons & Templars (By: Ari Marmell,Sarah Roark,Janet Trautvetter) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Havens of the Damned (By: Lucien Soulban,Jess Heinig,Shannon Hennessey) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Havens of the Damned (By: Lucien Soulban,Jess Heinig,Shannon Hennessey) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Havens of the Damned (By: Lucien Soulban,Jess Heinig,Shannon Hennessey) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mexico City by Night (By: Lucien Soulban,Dean Shomshak) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
State Of Grace (By: Ari Marmell,Richard Dansky,Jason Feldstein) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Werewolf: The Apocalypse 1e Tribebooks Books

with Chris Howard
Get of Fenris Tribebook (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Silver Fangs Tribebook (By: Chris Howard) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World of Darkness Books

with David Carroll
World of Darkness: Mafia (By: Ari Marmell,Matthew McFarland,C.A. Suleiman) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
World of Darkness: Time of Judgement (By: Kyla Lee Ward,David Carroll,Michael Patrick Goodwin,Eleanor Holmes,Steve Vai) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Fireworks (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Newbies (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Harvest Moon (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deeper (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Haunted Forest Tour (With: Jeff Strand) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slices (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Home for the Holidays (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Walker Place (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Predator Books

The Predator: Hunters and Hunted (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stalking Shadows (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Griffin & Price Books

with Charles R. Rutledge
Blind Shadows (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Congregations of the Dead (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hell Within (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Dinner for One (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

This Is Halloween (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World of Darkness Books

Mister Magick (By: Edo Van Belkom) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Mage: the Ascension Books

Michael Kaluta (By: Michael Wm. Kaluta) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Shadows (By: Phil Brucato,Bill Bridges,Elizabeth Fischi) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mage: The Ascension (By: Phil Brucato,Brian Campbell,Chris Hind,Stewart Wieck) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny's Price (By: Phil Brucato,Elizabeth Fischi,Jaymi Elford) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Loom of Fate (By: Phil Brucato) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Digital Web (By: Phil Brucato,Dan Greenberg) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tradition Book: Cult of Ecstasy (By: Phil Brucato) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Mirrors (By: Richard Dansky,Phil Brucato,Brian Campbell) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Orphan's Survival Guide (By: Phil Brucato,Mark Cenczyk,Kevin A. Murphy,Justin R. Achilli,Aldyth Beltane,Brad Beltane,Rachelle Udell,James E. Moore,Lindsay Woodcock) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Guide to the Technocracy (By: Phil Brucato,Brian Campbell,Scott Baxa,Steven S. Long) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales of Magick: Dark Adventure (By: Aaron Rosenberg,Phil Brucato) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tradition Book: Verbena (By: Steve Kenson) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Changeling: The Dreaming Books

with MarkHunter, Don Bassingthwaite, Leif Jones, Angel Leigh McCoy, Nicky Rea, Ian Lemke, David Carroll, Mark Jackson
The Enchanted (By: Steve Kenson) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pomegranates Full and Fine (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Immortal Eyes: Shadows on the Hill (By: Angel Leigh McCoy) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Changeling Players Guide (By: Phil Brucato,Andrew Kudelka) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kithbook: Sluagh (By: Richard Dansky) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kithbook: Satyrs (By: Leif Jones,Angel Leigh McCoy,Mark Jackson) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Changeling Storytellers Guide (By: MarkHunter,Nicky Rea,Ian Lemke) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kithbook: Pooka (By: Angel Leigh McCoy) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Werewolf: The Apocalypse Books

with Chris Howard
Werewolf Storytellers Handbook (By: Clyde Caldwell) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Túmulos: lugares de poder (With: Phil Brucato,Bill Bridges,Harry Heckel,Sam Chupp,Teeuwynn,Christopher Howard,Emrey Barnes,Steven C. Brown,Alan Bryden,John Gavigan,Sam Inabinet,Izumi Hideo,David Key,Kenneth Meyer,George Neal,Roderick Robertson,Ryk Strong,David Alabort) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silver Record (By: Phil Brucato,Ethan Skemp) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of the Wyld (By: Richard Dansky) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Marvel Titan Books Books

Deadpool: Paws of the Marvel Universe (By: Stefan Petrucha) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spider-Man: Hostile Takeover (By: David Liss) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Books

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (By: Joss Whedon,Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween Rain (By: Nancy Holder) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Angel Chronicles, Vol. 2 (By: Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night of the Living Rerun (By: Arthur Byron Cover) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blooded (By: Nancy Holder) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Child of the Hunt (By: Nancy Holder) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Return to Chaos (By: Craig Shaw Gardner) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Visitors (By: Laura Anne Gilman,Josepha Sherman) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Monster Book (By: Thomas E. Sniegoski,Christopher Golden,Stephen R. Bissette) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Immortal (By: Nancy Holder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sins of the Father (By: Christopher Golden) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unnatural Selection (By: Mel Odom) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Resurrecting Ravana (By: Ray Garton) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sunnydale High Yearbook (By: Nancy Holder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Willow Files, Vol. 1 (By: Yvonne Navarro) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deep Water (By: Laura Anne Gilman,Josepha Sherman) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Harvest (By: Joss Whedon,Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Evil That Men Do (By: Nancy Holder) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
How I Survived My Summer Vacation (By: Michelle West) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row (By: Christopher Golden) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Willow Files, Vol. 2 (By: Yvonne Navarro) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenant (By: Mel Odom) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tempted Champions (By: Yvonne Navarro) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Fours (By: Nancy Holder) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The Watcher's Guides (By: Nancy Holder) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Paleo (By: Yvonne Navarro) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghoul Trouble (By: Joss Whedon,John Passarella) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oz: Into the Wild (By: Christopher Golden) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crossings (By: Mel Odom) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wisdom of War (By: Christopher Golden) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Little Things (By: Joss Whedon,Rebecca Moesta) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Little Things (By: Joss Whedon,Rebecca Moesta) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
These Our Actors (By: Joss Whedon,Ashley McConnell,Dori Kogler) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chosen (By: Nancy Holder) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood and Fog (By: Nancy Holder) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaos Bleeds (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Queen of the Slayers (By: Nancy Holder) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blackout (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carnival of Souls (By: Nancy Holder) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Deathless (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Congress (By: Christopher Golden) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Thing or Your Mother (By: Kirsten Beyer) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Demons of the Hellmouth: A Guide for Slayers (By: Nancy Holder) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Roads (By: Nancy Holder,Christopher Golden) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Out of the Madhouse (By: Nancy Holder,Christopher Golden) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cemetery Dance Signature Books

The Baby (By: Keith Minnion) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Butterfly (By: Simon Clark) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Four Legs in the Morning (By: Norman Prentiss,Steven C. Gilberts) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Miniaturist (By: Vincent Chong,Jay Bonansinga) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Homestead (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tyler's Third Act (By: William Stout,Mick Garris) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Buffyverse Novels Books

Angel: Avatar (By: John Passarella) (0)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Obsidian Fate (By: Diana G. Gallagher) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prime Evil (By: Diana G. Gallagher) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Here Be Monsters (By: Cameron Dokey) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Ghoul Trouble (By: John Passarella) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Doomsday Deck (By: Diana G. Gallagher) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sweet Sixteen (By: Scott Ciencin) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mortal Fear (By: Scott Ciencin,Denise Ciencin) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Book of the Dead (By: Ashley McConnell) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nemesis (By: Scott Ciencin,Denise Ciencin) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spark and Burn (By: Diana G. Gallagher) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bad Bargain (By: Diana G. Gallagher) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Drums Around the Fire(1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Beast Within(1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bending the Landscape: Fantasy(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
British Invasion(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Monstrous: 20 Tales of Giant Creature Terror(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Crane House(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombies Vs Robots: This Means War!(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Midnight Echo Issue 9(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
LampLight - Volume 2 Issue 1(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mister October, Volume II(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wicked Seasons: The Journal of New England Horror Writers, Volume II(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Piercing the Darkness(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
LampLight - Volume 2 Issue 3(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
LampLight - Volume 2 Issue 4(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: An Anthology of Military Horror(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Operation Ice Bat(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Harvest(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
LampLight Volume 2(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Wolves at the Door(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
V-Wars: Night Terrors(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gods of HP Lovecraft(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Peculiar Family(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Unnatural Selection(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wicked Witches(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aliens: Bug Hunt(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Indigo(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Don't Go Alone(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Favorite Story Podcast Author Anthology(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Resurrection(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hellhole: An Anthology of Subterranean Terror(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Twisted Book Of Shadows(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dystopian States of AMERICA(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Medivac(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Don’t Turn Out the Lights(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Hunters(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Castle of Horror Anthology Volume 5: Thinly Veiled: the '70s(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween Nights(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Unholy Thirst(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Holy War(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Three Time Travelers Walk Into...(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of Hell: Weird Western Horror Stories(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
West of Hell(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Dead or Alive(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
SNAFU: Punk'd(2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

James A. Moore is comic book writer turned author that has written thrillers, horror, and dark fantasy.


It was quite a few years before James A. Moore finally made his debut in the literary arena. Before books like Blind Shadows and Seven Forges hit the shelves, Moore was making a name for himself writing comics for Marvel.

Moore didn’t exactly hit it big in the arena; though hardcore fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer might be aware of his novelization of Chaos Bleeds, a story based on the video game that Christopher Golden wrote.

Outside of comics, Moore has also been a present force in the world of the White Wolf Games, writing an impressive 20 role-playing supplements in the process and being credited for the likes of Berlin by Night and The Get of Fenris.

Moore can also add a White Wolf novel or two to his resume. Moore has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel (2003) and a Bram Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction (2006).

James A. Moore typically works with small press publishers like Cemetery Dance through which many of his books have been released as signed hardcover limited editions.

It took the author a while to achieve notable success. Moore had to work a number of jobs even while producing many of his role-playing supplements and novels, most of which were barely paying his bills.

+Seven Forges

Captain Merros Dulver has finally encountered the half-forgotten race living beyond the Seven Forges. Dulver isn’t the first to find a path beyond the great mountains, though he is still quite surprised to learn that he was expected.

Dulver doesn’t return home alone, instead bringing with him a group of strangers, wondering all the while whether his discovery is indeed as great a thing as he initially presumed.

The lost race worship the gods of war, and talk of that far-off cataclysm is still rife. The blasted lands to the far north of the people of Fellein still stand in testament to the ancient time of cataclysm.

The People of Fellein, having lived on legends for hundreds of years, are not unaware of the expeditions that are often deployed into this legacy of ancient events in search of rumored riches.

A lot of readers have attested to trying their hand at this book primarily because of the impressive cover that James A. Moore used to sell his book. Fortunately, the book beneath the cover doesn’t disappoint, at least not entirely.

This is the farthest thing from high fantasy; people who often avoid those seemingly complex epochs will love this straightforward tale. Though, this story definitely has layers to it that are revealed as one progresses through the book.

Major Merros Dulver stands at the center of this book, charged with mapping the realm beyond the blasted lands and encountering the people of the seven forges in the process.

A small group of this warrior race returns to the empire with Dulver, this raising the question of whether two starkly different cultures can co-exist in the same place. The people of the mountains are a strong fighting race that has spent a significant amount of time inhabiting the most inhospitable sections of the planet.

The people of the Empire, on the other hand, haven’t faced a real enemy in a long time; as such, they have grown soft. Politics and religion come into play, and it is worth noting the effort Moore makes to build the cultures of his world without bogging his book down.

This is where High fantasy normally fails, bombarding readers with so much information about the politics and traditions of fictional worlds that reading becomes more of an educational chore than a source of entertainment.

James A. Moore paces things well enough, fleshing out the races of his fantastical world without stalling his story. And the writing is stellar, simple, straightforward and very easy to follow.

If Moore falters anywhere it is in failing to balance the people of the Empire with the people of the Seven Forges. The Denizens of the Seven Forges are so interesting and engaging that every time readers are forced to return to the perspective of the Empire’s people, the quality of the story seems to fall.

+Subject Seven

A long time ago, scientists saw fit to manifest deadly assassins within the bodies of teenagers, where they slept waiting to arise as the ultimate military weapon. The dangerous alter-ego of a teenage boy, an individual only known as subject seven, attempts to escape captivity at the lab and succeeds.

Now he seeks to unite the others like him, teenagers with the power to destroy their creators.

This is one of James A. Moore’s more impressive attempts at producing stories for young adults. The alpha of a group of children being genetically modified into powerful weapons brutally murders a high-ranking scientist and escapes.

The remnants of this alpha’s group have their memories wiped after which they are placed with adoptive parents. Several years later, the children begin to question everything about their lives when they start to suspect that someone might be controlling their actions.

Subject Seven, the alpha of their group, soon leaps into the picture, giving these kids the answers they desperately desire even while empowering them to fight back against their masters.

This book is very action-oriented and that becomes a problem after a while. Moore throws so much action into the mix that, even with all the brutality involved, things still get stale after some time.

In fact, in some cases, the action only stalls the plot rather than pushing it forward. Additionally, Moore seems to sacrifice a lot of character development in favor of showing his protagonists in the most kick-ass light possible.

People looking for something softer might be surprised by just how violent things get here; Seven, in particular, is represented in the most sadistic light, and while that doesn’t necessary negatively impact the story, some people might be surprised by the levels of violence that Moore describes in this book. There is a Jekyll and Hyde concept in this book whose potential Moore is simply unable to take advantage of.

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