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Publication Order of Bluford High Books

Search for Safety (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

House of Windows (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fisherman (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Children of the Fang and Other Genealogies (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ashes and Entropy (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sefira and Other Betrayals (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Corpsemouth and Other Autobiographies (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Anthology Books

Best New Horror (By:Robert R. McCammon,Richard Laymon,Stephen Gallagher,Chet Williamson,Robert Westall,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,,Brian Lumley,,Karl Edward Wagner,,,,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti,,Cherry Wilder) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 2 (By:,Harlan Ellison,Elizabeth Hand,Peter Straub,Garry Kilworth,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Steve Tem,Jonathan Carroll,Ray Garton,,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Poppy Brite,F. Paul Wilson,,,Stephen Jones,,Thomas Ligotti,,,,Cherry Wilder,,K.W. Jeter) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 3 (By:,,Edward Bryant,Alan Brennert,Elizabeth Hand,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Nina Kiriki Hoffman,Kim Newman,S.P. Somtow,Steve Tem,Douglas Clegg,,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,,Stephen Jones,,Grant Morrison,Thomas Ligotti,,,,K.W. Jeter) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Giant Book of Best New Horror (By:Robert R. McCammon,,Harlan Ellison,Richard Laymon,Stephen Gallagher,Chet Williamson,Alan Brennert,Elizabeth Hand,Robert Westall,Garry Kilworth,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Kim Newman,,S.P. Somtow,Jonathan Carroll,Douglas Clegg,,Brian Lumley,,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,Poppy Brite,F. Paul Wilson,,Stephen Jones,,Grant Morrison,Thomas Ligotti,,,,,Cherry Wilder,K.W. Jeter) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 4 (By:Lisa Tuttle,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Douglas E. Winter,,Christopher Fowler,John Brunner,Karl Edward Wagner,,Graham Joyce,Poppy Brite,,M. John Harrison,Clive Barker,Kate Wilhelm,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 5 (By:Harlan Ellison,Chet Williamson,Edward Bryant,Elizabeth Hand,Charles L. Grant,Kim Newman,Barry N. Malzberg,,S.P. Somtow,Steve Tem,,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Poppy Brite,,,,Stephen Jones,,,Thomas Ligotti) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 6 (By:Robert Bloch,Brian Hodge,Richard Christian Matheson,Harlan Ellison,Garry Kilworth,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Kim Newman,Lawrence Watt-Evans,Esther M. Friesner,Douglas E. Winter,,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,M. John Harrison,Stephen Jones,,,,,Paul J. McAuley) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 7 (By:Brian Hodge,Stephen Gallagher,Alan Brennert,Lisa Tuttle,Jeff VanderMeer,Neil Gaiman,Terry Dowling,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Douglas E. Winter,,,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,,,Manly Wade Wellman,Stephen Jones,,Thomas Ligotti,,Cherry Wilder,Paul J. McAuley) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 8 (By:Richard Christian Matheson,Steve Tem,Douglas Clegg,Storm Constantine,,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Poppy Brite,,,,,,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti,,Mark Chadbourn,,Cherry Wilder) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 9 (By:,Brian Hodge,Pat Cadigan,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Yvonne Navarro,Douglas E. Winter,Stephen Laws,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,,Conrad Williams,Simon Clark,,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti,Andy Duncan,,Caitlín R. Kiernan) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10 (By:Harlan Ellison,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Kelly Link,Kim Newman,Lawrence Watt-Evans,,Steve Tem,Stephen Laws,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,,,,Stephen Jones,,,Caitlín R. Kiernan) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #11 (By:,Neil Gaiman,Graham Masterton,Peter Straub,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Michael Marshall Smith,,Tim Lebbon,F. Paul Wilson,Stephen Jones,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,James Herbert,,Paul J. McAuley) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #12 (By:,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,,Mark Morris,Graham Joyce,,Tim Lebbon,Stephen Jones,,Thomas Ligotti,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,Paul J. McAuley) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13 (By:Richard A. Lupoff,Elizabeth Hand,Tanith Lee,,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Kelly Link,Christopher Fowler,,Conrad Williams,Graham Joyce,Poppy Brite,,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti,,,Paul J. McAuley) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14 (By:Joe Hill,,Brian Hodge,Stephen Gallagher,Jeff VanderMeer,Neil Gaiman,,Ramsey Campbell,Kelly Link,Kim Newman,,Graham Joyce,China Miéville,Stephen Jones,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Paul J. McAuley) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 15 (By:Joyce Carol Oates,,John Farris,Neil Gaiman,,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Christopher Fowler,,Michael Marshall Smith,Simon Clark,Tim Lebbon,Stephen Jones,,Dale Bailey,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,C.C. Finlay,Paul J. McAuley) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 16 (By:Stephen Gallagher,Lisa Tuttle,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,,Ramsey Campbell,Kelly Link,Kim Newman,Michael Marshall Smith,Poppy Brite,Tim Lebbon,Christa Faust,Stephen Jones,Brian Keene,Dale Bailey,,,,Tina Rath) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 17 (By:Joe Hill,Brian Hodge,David Morrell,Liz Williams,,Ramsey Campbell,,Brian Lumley,,China Miéville,,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,,,Tim Pratt,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,,,Adam Nevill) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 18 (By:,Richard Christian Matheson,,Al Sarrantonio,David Morrell,Elizabeth Hand,,Michael Bishop,Gene Wolfe,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Christopher Fowler,Mark Morris,Geoff Ryman,Stephen Jones,,,Mark Chadbourn,Caitlín R. Kiernan) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Best New Horror (By:Stephen King,Joe Hill,Harlan Ellison,Lisa Tuttle,Elizabeth Hand,Neil Gaiman,,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Brian Lumley,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,,Tim Lebbon,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,Paul J. McAuley,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 19 (By:Joe Hill,Joe R. Lansdale,Neil Gaiman,,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Conrad Williams,Tom Piccirilli,Stephen Jones,,Tim Pratt,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Gary McMahon,,,,,Steven Erikson,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 20 (By:Stephen King,Peter Crowther,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,Michael Bishop,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Brian Lumley,Christopher Fowler,Tim Lebbon,Paul Finch,Stephen Jones,,,,,,Gary McMahon,,Sarah Pinborough) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 21 (By:Stephen King,Joe Hill,Terry Dowling,Ramsey Campbell,,Brian Lumley,,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,,,Robert Shearman,,,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 22 (With: Joe R. Lansdale,Brian Hodge,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Mark Morris,,,,Stephen Jones,,,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Robert Shearman,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,Thana Niveau) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 23 (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Robert Silverberg,Joan Aiken,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Conrad Williams,Tim Lebbon,,Stephen Jones,,,,Alison Littlewood,,Paul Kane,,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,Thana Niveau,,John Ajvide Lindqvist) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 24 (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Neil Gaiman,Terry Dowling,,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Stephen Jones,Dale Bailey,,,Robert Shearman,Alison Littlewood,,,,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,Thana Niveau) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 25 (By:Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,Ramsey Campbell,Lavie Tidhar,Kim Newman,,Michael Marshall Smith,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,,,Robert Shearman,,,,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,Thana Niveau) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror #26 (By:Ian Tregillis,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Lavie Tidhar,Steve Tem,,Stephen Jones,Dale Bailey,,Nathan Ballingrud,Robert Shearman,,,,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 27 (With: Neil Gaiman,Steve Tem,Storm Constantine,,Conrad Williams,Stephen Jones,Robert Aickman) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 28 (By:Brian Hodge,Richard Christian Matheson,Lisa Tuttle,,Steve Tem,Michael Marshall Smith,,Stephen Jones,,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Alison Littlewood) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror 29 (By:Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,,Conrad Williams,Tim Lebbon,,Stephen Jones,,,,,Alison Littlewood,,,,,,,,Thana Niveau) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Best New Horror, Volume One (By:Stephen Jones) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best of Best New Horror Volume 2 (By:Stephen King,Joe Hill,Lisa Tuttle,Elizabeth Hand,,Kim Newman,Tim Lebbon,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror #30 (With: Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Alison Littlewood,,Rio Youers,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,,Thana Niveau) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Horror #31 (By:Richard Christian Matheson,Tanith Lee,,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Jonathan Carroll,Michael Marshall Smith,,Stephen Jones,,Dale Bailey,,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Alison Littlewood) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

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The Masque of the Red Death: Fine Art Edition (With: ) (1842)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of New Cthulhu Anthology Books

The Recent Weird (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Recent Weird (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Beauty of Death Books

The Beauty of Death (By:,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Poppy Brite,Edward Lee,,Rena Mason,Tim Waggoner,,,,J.G. Faherty,,,Nick Mamatas,,,,,,Maria Alexander,,,,,,,Alessandro Manzetti) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Beauty of Death, Vol. 2 (With: ,Peter Straub,Ramsey Campbell,Edward Lee,,Clive Barker,Brian Evenson,Caitlín R. Kiernan,Alessandro Manzetti) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Best Horror of the Year Anthology Books

The Best Horror of the Year: Volume One (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Two (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Roots and All (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Four (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 4 (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Six (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Seven (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Nine (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 10 (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of the Best Horror of the Year: 10 Years of Essential Short Horror Fiction (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 11 (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 12 (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Mammoth Book of... Books

The Mammoth Book of Terror (By:Robert Bloch,,Lisa Tuttle,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Brian Lumley,Stephen Laws,Karl Edward Wagner,,F. Paul Wilson,,Manly Wade Wellman,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Vampires (By:Robert Bloch,Bram Stoker,,Richard Christian Matheson,Harlan Ellison,Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Nancy Holder,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,Brian Lumley,,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Simon Clark,F. Paul Wilson,,Manly Wade Wellman,,Peter Tremayne,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,Nancy Kilpatrick,,,,Paul J. McAuley,,,Tina Rath) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Zombies (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Edgar Allan Poe,Lisa Tuttle,Graham Masterton,,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,H.P. Lovecraft,Kim Newman,,Brian Lumley,,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,Manly Wade Wellman,Peter Tremayne,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein (By:Robert Bloch,Ramsey Campbell,Peter Tremayne,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,Paul J. McAuley) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men / The Mammoth Book of Werewolves (By:Suzy McKee Charnas,Neil Gaiman,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Stephen Laws,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Mark Morris,,Manly Wade Wellman,Peter Tremayne,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Dracula (By:Bram Stoker,Peter Crowther,Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Nancy Holder,Kim Newman,Brian Lumley,,,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Conrad Williams,,F. Paul Wilson,,Jan Edwards,,Manly Wade Wellman,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti,,,Nancy Kilpatrick,,,,Paul J. McAuley) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women (By:Connie Willis,Anne Rice,,Pat Cadigan,,Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Lisa Tuttle,Elizabeth Hand,Tanith Lee,,Jane Yolen,Ellen Kushner,Yvonne Navarro,,Storm Constantine,Poppy Brite,,Christa Faust,Tanya Huff,,,,Stephen Jones,Caitlín R. Kiernan,Nancy Kilpatrick,,,,,Tina Rath,Louise Cooper,,Wendy Webb) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction, Volume I (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of New Terror (By:,Pat Cadigan,Lisa Tuttle,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,,Graham Masterton,,Ramsey Campbell,Charles L. Grant,Kim Newman,Brian Lumley,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,Tim Lebbon,F. Paul Wilson,Stephen Jones,Brian Keene,E.C. Tubb,Caitlín R. Kiernan) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Monsters (By:Joe R. Lansdale,,Robert Silverberg,,Tanith Lee,Ramsey Campbell,Nancy Holder,Kim Newman,Brian Lumley,Robert Holdstock,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,,Clive Barker,Stephen Jones,Thomas Ligotti) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombie Apocalypse! (By:Peter Crowther,Pat Cadigan,Kim Newman,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Tim Lebbon,,,Paul Finch,Stephen Jones,,Paul J. McAuley,Sarah Pinborough) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombie Apocalypse! Fightback (By:Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents Messing With Your Head (By:Brian Hodge,Steve Tem,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books Presents The Unexpected (By:Ramsey Campbell,,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,Robert Shearman) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents That Haunted Feeling (By:Richard Christian Matheson,,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unexpected Encounters (By:Stephen Jones,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents A Ghostly Gathering (By:Ramsey Campbell,Mark Morris,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Clutch of Zombies (By:Joe R. Lansdale,,,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lethal Legends (By:Terry Dowling,Stephen Jones,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents Demonic Dreams (By:Christopher Fowler,,Stephen Jones,Robert Shearman) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents Monsters in Our Midst (With: Garry Kilworth,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mammoth Books presents More Than Human (By:Brian Lumley,Stephen Jones) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombie Apocalypse! End Game (By:Stephen Jones) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Richard Christian Matheson,Robert Silverberg,Neil Gaiman,Jane Yolen,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Stephen Jones,,Robert Shearman) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Harlan Ellison,Tanith Lee,Neil Gaiman,Ramsey Campbell,Michael Marshall Smith,Poppy Brite,Tim Lebbon,,Stephen Jones,Caitlín R. Kiernan) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror (By:Ramsey Campbell,,H.P. Lovecraft,Kim Newman,Steve Tem,,Storm Constantine,Christopher Fowler,Karl Edward Wagner,Michael Marshall Smith,,Jan Edwards,Stephen Jones,,,Alison Littlewood) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Book of Cthulhu Books

The Book of Cthulhu (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Cthulhu II (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series. Numerous authors.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Fantasy: The Best of 2002(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Two(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Supernatural Noir(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Cthulhu(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghosts by Gaslight(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Recent Weird(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadows Edge(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Children of Old Leech: A Tribute to the Carnivorous Cosmos of Laird Barron(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Power of Love(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Recent Weird(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aickman's Heirs(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Giallo Fantastique(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Monstrous(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Weird World War III(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under Twin Suns: Alternate Histories of the Yellow Sign(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bad Book(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Things Get Dark(2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chiral Mad 5(2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

John Langan is an American author that became famous for his contemporary horror novels and short stories. For his efforts, the author has been awarded the International Horror Guild Prize and a Bram Stoker Award.

+Biography

John Langan isn’t the most open person, at least with regards to his personal life. The author is more than happy to interact with his fans on everything from the intricacies of his books to the thrilling aspect of famous monsters like Dracula.

However, that courtesy and level of openness is primarily restricted to the author’s public interests and professional life. When it comes to his personal life, though, particularly the nature of his upbringing, John Langan is a little more reserved.

Langan’s educational achievements include Masters Degrees in Arts and Philosophy from the State University of New York at New Paltz and The Graduate Center, CUNY. Even though he is best known for his literary fiction, John Langan is a teacher at heart, and this can be seen in the fervor he manifests when executing his role as an Adjunct Professor at Marist College, this along with instructing students at SUNY New Paltz.

John has always had an affinity for creative writing, which is why he studied the subject and eventually went on to teach it. Even before he made a name for himself writing fiction, John Langan had already begun piquing the interest of aspiring authors everywhere with his series of popular college textbooks.

John enjoys the process of developing materials that teach the skills of reading and writing in a clear way; he also enjoys delivering materials that achieve these goals in clever and unexpected ways.

The author’s penchant for creativity manifested at an early age. John Langan always knew that he wanted to write; maybe he wasn’t always certain of the path he would take. But, at the very least, John knew that he enjoyed telling stories and that he would pursue the hobby professionally at some point down the line.

There was a time when John thought that his abilities as a storyteller would be best put to use through the comic book medium. For the longest time, John thought that being a comic book artist would offer him the best opportunities to tell his stories.

Then the author encountered Stephen King, read novels like ‘Christine’ and quickly realized that the only way he would be happy is if he took to writing fiction.

John Langan has been publishing his work professionally since 2001. The author always endeavors to write books that can capture a reader like him. For John, the only good books in the world are the ones that you keep you up late at night because you cannot bring yourself to put them down.

That is what authors like William Faulkner, Henry James, Robert E. Howard and Peter Straub did to John as a young reader. And the author isn’t satisfied until he can deliver the same sort of addictive thrill to his readers.

Even though John Langan writes horror, he makes an effort to ground his ideas in reality. John wants readers to take his books as seriously as higher forms of literary fiction, and he doesn’t take kindly to his novels being dismissed as mere genre fiction.

+House of Windows

A young writer is perturbed when the waning hours of a cocktail party take an expected turn. It begins with a widow who corners the young writer. He intended to flee, to return to his wife and infant son.

But then the widow began to weave a captivating tale about a missing husband, a lost stepson and a mansion with striking features. The young writer is soon drawn into a ghostly tale of remorse and loss.

This book was highly anticipated when it first came out. Because John Langan’s fans had a particularly intense form of respect for his short stories, it was only natural that they would hunger deeply for his first full-length novel.

While some found that the book delivered on their expectations, others attested to being disappointed.

‘House of Windows’ revolves around Roger Croydon, a Dickens expert and professor who goes missing. A young writer thinks that he might learn the whereabouts of the professor from Veronica, the wife, who offers to tell him an engaging tale that could offer answers.

It soon becomes apparent that the answers lie in the complex structure that the Croydons call home. There are aspects of the book that feel a little too scholarly, though the book definitely endeavors to deliver a haunting tale.

Roger Croydon’s disappearance seems like it might be connected to the final words he shared with his son Ted shortly before he deployed to Afghanistan. Roger’s decision to marry Veronica, his former graduate student, essentially created conflict between the father and son.

The story that Veronica tells reveals the final days of a deeply unhappy family, leaving its members fractured beyond repair.

+The Fisherman

Abe and Dan are two widowers whose shared passion for fishing has allowed them to find solace from their grief. When they first hear the stories surrounding Dutchman’s Creek, a fast flowing source of fine fishing, they are quick to dismiss it as just another silly rumor.

It isn’t long before they are drawn into a disturbing tale that revolves around a figure only known as Der Fisher.

This is one of John Langan’s more popular novels, primarily because he seems to really lean into the horror aspects. The story is quiet and melancholic at the start as it explores aspects of loss and grief.

You have two men struggling to figure out how they can keep moving forward in the same manner as before after losing such important aspects of their lives. Then the frightening bits begin to fall into place, and the result is a frightening yet moving tale.

Everything begins and ends with the Dutchman’s creek, a mysterious location with a lot of history. John’s writing is at its best when he is describing fantastical scenarios and playing with odd yet wonderful imagery.

There are few books that are as effective at delivering a sense of dread as this one.

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