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Publication Order of The Midnight Book Club Books

Black Canyon (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Run (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rewind (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Neighbors (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Six Bullets (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Box of Bones (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mailman (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Re-roll (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World's Scariest Legends Books

Mosquito Man (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sleep Experiment (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man From Taured (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Merfolk (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dancing Plague (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of World's Scariest Places Books

The Taste of Fear (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Suicide Forest (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Catacombs (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Helltown (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Island of the Dolls (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mountain of the Dead (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hotel Chelsea (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Congo (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

White Lies (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unpremeditated (2023)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

New America: Utopia Calling (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Dark Hearts (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bad People (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Next Door(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
October's End: Halloween Horror Stories(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

About Jeremy Bates

Jeremy Bates is a celebrated Canadian horror author who has earned critical acclaim worldwide. His stories have been compared to those of Stephen King and Joe Lansdale, and have won him several prestigious awards, such as the Australian Shadows Award and the Canadian Arthur Ellis Award, as well as being a finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards.

His work is popular due to his masterful ability to craft gripping suspense alongside engaging characters and protagonists. His “World’s Scariest Places” and “World’s Scariest Legends” series bring to life some of the most spine-tingling tales from the most frightening places on Earth. His work has been translated into multiple languages, optioned for film and TV, and downloaded over one million times.

Bates’ writing is both entertaining and thought-provoking. His characters are relatable and complex, while his stories often combine horror elements with mystery and science fiction, creating a unique blend of genres. His knack for suspense and ability to craft believable and intriguing characters makes him a must-read for any horror fan; his books have something for everyone, from the most die-hard horror aficionado to the casual reader.

Early and Personal Life

Born in Toronto, Canada in 1978, Jeremy Bates had a lifelong passion for reading and writing. As a child, he was often found curled up with a book or crafting stories. His love of literature led him to pursue a degree in English Literature and Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario.

Following graduation, Bates went travelling, visiting more than thirty countries around the world. Exploring places such as Canada, the Philippines, Japan, Australia, South Korea and the United States, he gained a greater appreciation for different cultures, which he incorporated into his writing.

Nowadays, Bates is an acclaimed horror novelist and a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers Inc, and Crime Writers of Canada. His works continue to explore different aspects of human nature, influenced by his travels and the stories he encountered along the way.

Writing Career

Jeremy Bates is a celebrated scribe, renowned for his spine-tingling tales. His writing journey began in 2012 with the launch of White Lies, his debut novel. Since then, he has crafted several series, including World’s Scariest Places, Downsizing, and Midnight Book Club, as well as a number of novellas, omnibus editions, and compilations.

In 2014, Bates released the first in the World’s Scariest Places series, titled Suicide Forest. This series has grown with titles such as Helltown, The Catacombs, Island of the Dolls, and Mountain of the Dead. His Midnight Book Club series also boasts a number of captivating titles, such as Black Canyon, Run, Rewind, Neighbors, and Six Bullets. Bates has also composed collections and omnibus editions, including Dark Hearts and Bad People, and, of course, his original novel, White Lies. With more to come, Bates is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

White Lies

Jeremy Bates’ first novel, ‘White Lies,’ was published by Ghillinnein Books on May 7th, 2012. It was his debut work, and the stand-alone thriller quickly gained a loyal following. Since its release, it has become a popular favorite among readers and critics alike.

Katrina Burton was on her way to a small village in the Cascade Mountains of Washington when she encountered a drunken hitchhiker. In an effort to protect herself, she lied about her destination and was surprised to find out that he was a teacher at her new school. Then she met Jack Reeves, a handsome and charismatic man who she quickly fell in love with.

Unfortunately, Jack became involved in a murder, leaving Katrina with a difficult decision to make – tell the truth or tell yet another lie.

This book is a thrilling read with an engaging story that keeps readers guessing. Katrina’s journey is sure to captivate those who pick up this book, as she makes difficult decisions along the way. It is an entertaining read and certainly worth the time spent.

The Man From Taured

The horror thriller novel ‘The Man From Taured’ was published on February 11, 2020 by Ghillinnein Books. It was part of the ‘World’s Scariest Legends’ series, which featured self-contained horror stories, all connected by the theme of urban legends. The series was highly acclaimed, and the novel was no exception, with readers praising its thrilling story and bone-chilling atmosphere.

In July of 2020, an intriguing event occurred at Tokyo International Airport. A European businessman arrived, claiming to be from a country called Taured – a place no one had ever heard of before. Despite this, he presented a genuine passport as proof of his origin. This mysterious occurrence perplexed not only the airport staff, but also the authorities.

Where could he have possibly come from?

Readers will be enthralled as they try to uncover the truth behind the businessman’s origin. This book provides an exciting and immersive read that will leave readers wanting more.


On June 1, 2015, Ghillinnein Books released ‘Helltown,’ the third book in their ‘World’s Scariest Places’ series. Each of the novels in this series focuses on urban legends surrounding real locations and are self-contained stories. This particular installment takes a look at paranormal horror, giving readers a chance to explore the mysterious and thrilling world of the unknown.

For the past few decades, locals and visitors to Summit County, Ohio have been hearing tales of the paranormal, with the area referred to as Helltown. When a group of friends from out of town decided to investigate these stories, they had no idea what they were in for. Driving along a dark road, the group is suddenly forced off the road by a hearse. Little did they know that the night of thrills they had planned was about to turn to terror as their lives were put in danger.

They soon realize that they are being hunted by something supernatural, and one by one their lives are put at risk.

Another book that is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats as they experience the terror these friends are forced to endure. For an unforgettable experience, this book is a must-read. It is an exciting story that will leave readers wanting more.

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