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Publication Order of A Song Called Youth Books

Publication Order of Bioshock Books

BioShock: Rapture (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Borderlands Books

Publication Order of Cleve Trewe Western Books

Axle Bust Creek (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gunmetal Mountain (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sundown Riders Books

North To The Bitterroot (By: Ralph Compton) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demon's Pass (By: Robert Vaughan) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Runaway Stage (By: Ralph Compton,Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Do or Die (By: David Robbins) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nowhere, TX (By: Ralph Compton,David Robbins) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Across the Rio Colorado (By: Ralph Compton) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
West of Pecos (By: David Robbins) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winchester Run (By: Ralph Compton) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Whiskey River (By: Ralph Compton) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Skeleton Lode (By: Ralph Compton) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil's Canyon (By: Ralph Compton) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tin Star (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wolves of Seven Pines (By: E. L. Ripley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Bet Against the Bullet (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Banshee Mine (By: Jackson Lowry) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prairie Fire, Kansas (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Calvert's Last Bluff (By: E. L. Ripley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trail's End (By: E. L. Ripley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stagecoach to Hell (By: Terrence McCauley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snake's Fury (By: Bernard Schaffer) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Outlaw Hunters (By: D B Pulliam) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flames of Silver (By: Jackson Lowry) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seven Roads to Revenge (By: Carlton Stowers) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winter of Wolves (By: Royal Harding) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Hollow Ranch (By: D.B. Pulliam) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reluctant Lawman (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Robber Barons (By: Craig Barstow) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Snake Oil Justice (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Trail Drive Books

The Goodnight Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Western Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chisholm Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bandera Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The California Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shawnee Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Virginia City Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dodge City Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Oregon Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Santa Fe Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Old Spanish Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Green River Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Deadwood Trail (By: Ralph Compton) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dakota Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Alamosa Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bozeman Trail (By: Robert Vaughan) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Abilene Trail (By: Dusty Richards) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail To Fort Smith (By: Dusty Richards) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Palo Duro Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ogallala Trail (By: Dusty Richards) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ellsworth Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tenderfoot Trail (By: Joseph A. West) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trail to Cottonwood Falls (By: Dusty Richards) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Amarillo Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Omaha Trail (By: Jory Sherman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Jake's Last Drive (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Kelly Trail (By: Terrence McCauley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Drive for Independence (By: Ralph Compton,Lyle Brandt) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Trail (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Empire Trail (By: Jeff Rovin) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Too-Late Trail (By: Matthew P. Mayo,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Trail (By: Lyle Brandt) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Saltwater Trail (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Traveler Books

as D.B. Drumm

Publication Order of Vince Bellator Books

as John Cutter

Publication Order of Watchdogs Books

Watch Dogs: Dark Clouds (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Dracula in Love (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Transmaniacon (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
City Come A-Walkin' (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brigade (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cellars (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Splendid Chaos (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Darkness Waiting (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Black Hole of Carcosa (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Three-Ring Psychus (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wetbones (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Silicon Embrace (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demons (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The View from Hell (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
...And the Angel with Television Eyes (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spider Moon (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crawlers (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doom (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Batman: Dead White (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Other End (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Glass (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bleak History (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Everything Is Broken (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crow (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doyle After Death (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wyatt in Wichita (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Dying Machine (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stormland (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Sorcerer of Atlantis (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
SubOrbital 7 (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

What Would You Do for Love? (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Her Hunger (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
High (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Heatseeker (With: Harry O. Morris) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Noir (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Exploded Heart (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Butterflies (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Really, Really, Really, Really Weird Stories (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Darkness Divided (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Living Shadows (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Extremis (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lovecraft Alive! (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Feverish Stars: New and Uncollected Stories (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Gurdjieff (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Savvy Studio Owner (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Golden Gleanings (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Aliens (Dark Horse) Books

Aliens: Original Sin (By: Michael Jan Friedman) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Steel Egg (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Grimm Books

Grimm: The Icy Touch (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Icy Touch (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chopping Block (By: John Passarella) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Killing Time (By: Tim Waggoner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Halo Books

The Fall of Reach (By: Eric Nylund) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
First Strike (By: Eric Nylund) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thursday War (By: Karen Traviss) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Circle (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunters in the Dark (By: Peter David) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halo: Saint's Testimony (By: Frank O'Connor) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadow of Intent (By: Joseph Staten) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halo: Fractures (By: Christie Golden,Brian Reed,Tobias Buckell,John Jackson Miller,James Swallow,Kelly Gay,Matt Forbeck,Troy Denning,Joseph Staten,Andrew Ceroni,Kevin Grace,Morgan Lockhart,Frank O'Connor) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legacy of Onyx (By: Matt Forbeck) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Contact Harvest (By: Joseph Staten) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows of Reach (By: Troy Denning) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rubicon Protocol (By: Kelly Gay) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Outcasts (By: Troy Denning) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Epitaph (By: Kelly Gay) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of John Constantine Hellblazer Novels Books

Publication Order of Resident Evil Books

Genesis (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apocalypse (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extinction (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Retribution (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Chapter (By: Tim Waggoner) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Zombies vs. Robots Books

Z-Boyz in the Robot Graveyard (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Specialist Books

as John Cutter
A Talent for Revenge (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Manhattan Revenge (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sullivan's Revenge (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Psycho Soldiers (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maltese Vengeance (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Big One (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vendetta (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
One-Man Army (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vengeance Mountain (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beirut Retaliation (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
American Vengeance (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Predator Books

Predator (By: Paul Monette) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Predator 2 (By: Simon Hawke) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Concrete Jungle (By: James A. Moore,Nathan Archer) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold War (By: Nathan Archer) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Game (By: Sandy Schofield) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forever Midnight (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flesh and Blood (By: Robert Greenberger,Michael Jan Friedman) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
South China Sea (By: Jeff VanderMeer) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turnabout (By: Steve Perry) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Incursion (By: Tim Lebbon) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
If It Bleeds (By: Jonathan Maberry,Jeremy Robinson,Kevin J. Anderson,Bryan Thomas Schmidt,Tim Lebbon,Andrew Mayne,Steve Perry,Mira Grant,Larry Correia,Dayton Ward) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunters and Hunted Official Movie Prequel (By: James A. Moore) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stalking Shadows (By: James A. Moore,Mark Morris) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Universe Books

Publication Order of Gunfighter Books

Reunion in Hell (By: Ralph Compton,Carlton Stowers) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood of the Hunters (By: Jeff Rovin,Ralph Compton) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Rider (With: Ralph Compton) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Gila Bend (By: Ralph Compton,Carlton Stowers) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Valley Drifter (By: Jeff Rovin,Ralph Compton) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ride for Justice (By: Robert J. Randisi,Ralph Compton) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ride the Hammer Down (By: Ralph Compton,Terrence McCauley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Frontier Medicine (By: Robert J. Randisi,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Face of a Snake (By: Bernard Schaffer,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dalton's Justice (By: Ralph Compton,Carlton Stowers) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shot to Hell (By: Jackson Lowry,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell Snake (By: Bernard Schaffer,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wrong Side of the Law (By: Robert J. Randisi,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guns of the Greenhorn (By: Matthew P. Mayo,Ralph Compton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil's Snare (By: Ralph Compton,Tony Healey) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hellbound Posse (By: Robert J. Randisi) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood on the Prairie (By: Ralph Compton,Tony Healey) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Die Trying (By: Ralph Compton,Tony Healey) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Counterfeit Lawman (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thirteen Bullets (By: Sean Danker) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Brother, My Killer (By: Jackson Lowry) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Guns of Wrath (By: Ralph Compton,Tony Healey) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Outspoken Authors Books

The Human Front (By: Ken MacLeod) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Left Left Behind (By: Terry Bisson,Eleanor Arnason) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lucky Strike (By: Kim Stanley Robinson) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Underbelly (By: Gary Phillips,Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mammoths of the Great Plains (By: Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wild Girls (By: Ursula K. Le Guin,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Modem Times 2.0 (By: Michael Moorcock,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (By: Cory Doctorow,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Report from Planet Midnight (By: Nalo Hopkinson,Eleanor Arnason) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Science of Herself (By: Karen Joy Fowler,Eleanor Arnason) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials (By: Eleanor Arnason,Paul Krassner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Taboos (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad,Eleanor Arnason) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Life, My Body (By: Marge Piercy) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz,Eleanor Arnason) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (By: Joe R. Lansdale,Eleanor Arnason) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire. (By: Elizabeth Hand,Eleanor Arnason) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Totalitopia (By: John Crowley) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Atheist in the Attic (By: Samuel R. Delany,Eleanor Arnason) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thoreau's Microscope (By: Michael Blumlein,Eleanor Arnason) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
A City Made of Words (By: Paul Park) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Universe 6(1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
Universe 9(1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows 4(1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mirrorshades(1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Third Annual Collection(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Borderlands 1(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Semiotext SF(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead End: City Limits: An Anthology of Urban Fear(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Storming the Reality Studio(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Midnight Graffiti(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Omni Best Science Fiction Two(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Predators(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Crimes 2(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hottest Blood(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Earth Strikes Back(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Love: 22 All-Original Tales of Lust and Obsession(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fear Itself(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between Time and Terror(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forbidden Acts(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Backstage Passes(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pawn of Chaos(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
100 Twisted Little Tales of Torment(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Crow: Shattered Lives and Broken Dreams(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Technohorror: Inventions in Terror(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
October Dreams(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unnatural Selection of Darwinian Nightmares(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Embraces: Dark Erotica(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Anthology at the End of the Universe: Leading Science Fiction Authors on Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Seas Cthulhu(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horrors Beyond 2(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infernally Yours(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shroud 7(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sick Things(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Classics Mutilated(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Untold Adventures(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Evolve 2(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Recent Weird(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brave New Love: 15 Dystopian Tales of Desire(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zippered Flesh: Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil's Coattails(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extreme Zombies(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Future Games(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deepest, Darkest Eden: New Tales of Hyperborea(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Recent Weird(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Sundown: Tales of Horror in the Wild West(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horror 201: The Silver Scream Vol. 1(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What October Brings: A Lovecraftian Celebration of Halloween(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mythic Journeys(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weirdbook #42: Special John Shirley Issue(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apostles of the Weird(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Digest Enthusiast, Book 12(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cozy Cosmic(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

John Shirley is an American published writer. He also goes by the pen names John Cutter and D.B. Drumm. He is a writer of the 1994 movie The Crow, written along with David J. Schow and James O’Barr, directed by Alex Proyas.

John was born on February 190, 1953, in Houston, Texas. He is known for writing stories in various genres, including science fiction, fantasy, street fiction, and westerns. He also writes songs.

He has written a historical novel called Wyatt in Wichita, all about Wyatt Earp. He also wrote a nonfiction novel called Gurdjieff: An Introduction to His Life and Ideas. On top of novels, he has written short stories, television scripts, and screenplays. Throughout the course of his career, he has published several short story collections and multiple novels.

He has also been a musician for many years, fronting bands and writing lyrics for other bands, which include Blue Oyster Cult.

John grew up in Portland, Oregon. Some of his early books include Transmaniacon and Dracula in Love, as well as a cyberpunk novel called City Come A-Walkin. He also wrote the Song Called Youth series for Warner Books, which was released once more by Prime Books as an omnibus.

In 2012, his apocalyptic novel Everything is Broken was put out by Prime Books. PM Press published his novel New Taboos in 2013, the same year that HarperCollins/Witness published his novel Doyle After Death, a book about Conan Doyle living in the afterlife. His novel Wyatt in Wichita came out in 2014.

The author also collaborated with Mark Tremonti, a rock musician, to adapt his rock opera A Dying Machine. The gig was done in June of 2018.

He is also the lead singer of Sado-Nation, a punk band. It was not his first gig as a musician. He served as the lead singer in 1978 to 1979 for Obsession, which recorded on Celluloid Records. The band was post-punk funk rock. This is when he was living in New York City and Paris in the eighties, and also joined the band Panther Moderns. He performs with The Screaming Geezers. He is noted for writing 23 lyrics recorded by Blue Oyster Cult.

He resides in the area around Vancouver and Washington. He is married, and he and his wife Micky share three sons. Their adult twin sons are named Byron and Perry and the younger son is Julian. Byron is a yacht captain and broker, Perry is a teacher and an artist, and Julian is an underground rapper and a producer and computer security professional.

He is known for writing cyberpunk science fiction novels, including the Song Called Youth series, City Come A Walkin’, and Black Glass. He is also known for his horror novels Demons and Crawlers and his story collection Black Butterflies, and his suspense novels Spider Moon and The Brigade.

He has also written scripts for The Crow, Deep Space Nine, and Poltergeist: The Legacy. His episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles earned him an Emmy nomination for prime-time animation. He also wrote the tie-in novel BioShock: Rapture, which was a best seller.

He also wrote horror novels like Dracula in Love and Cellars, which are cited as influences on the splatterpunk horror movement and the bizarro movement. He is also known for his cyberpunk novel Stormland. He was lauded as a postmodern Poe by Larry McCaffery, a critic. His story collection Heatseeker has been lauded for its cyberpunk status. He also came up with a story collection where the stories grew increasingly bizarre, appropriately titled the Really, Really, Really, Really Weird Stories, and it has developed a cult following.

he also collaborated with several artists on short stories, including Neuromancer author William Gibson as well as Bruce Sterling and Rudy Rucker. Other writers have praised his imagination, honesty, and crossover pioneering, including Peter Straub and Clive Barker, among others.

He has written many novelizations and tie-in novels over the years. This includes the work Constantine, based on the movie starring Keanu Reeves, as well as BioShock:Rapture, which was a prequel for the video game story provided in BioShock. He also wrote Halo: Broken Circle and the apocalyptic novel The Other End.

His story collection Living Shadows was published in 2007. His 2009 novel Bleak History focused on dark urban fantasy in a New York that is marginally more futuristic. Other books that have come out from this author include Extremis: The Most Extreme Stories of John Shirley and Everything is Broken. He also wrote the surreal book High, which was based on another book Three-Ring Psychus that came out earlier and has come out as an e-book. He also wrote the story collection Feverish Stars.

His recordings Broken Mirror Glass; The John Shirley Anthology were released by Black October Records in 2013 in a two-cd compilation. The set covers his work from 1978 to 2012. His rock album The Screaming Geezers was released in 2020 from Reprehensible Records.

John Shirley also released a novelization of A Dying Machine, a sci-fi rock opera. He belongs to Church of the SubGenius, a satirical religion.

Eclipse is the first novel in the Song Called Youth series by John Shirley. If you love science fiction novels or want to try something new, check this book out!

In the beginning of the twenty-first century, Shirley presents the reader with a western Europe that is war torn and has been bombed relentlessly. As a result, it has gone from stable to unstable.

Russian militarism is on the rise and NATO has totally folded. Trying to restore order, The Second Alliance has come in. The multinational police force is approved of by the government, but in the process of rushing in to repair the peace, they have shown themselves to be totally power hungry.

With fascist leanings, the only way to deal with the totalitarianism of the alliance is to fight it. Enter the New Resistance, a group of rebels. These include the guitarist Rick Rickenharp and John Swenson, a mole. Can they overthrow The Second Alliance and restore balance?

A new take on old themes, this is a punk version of science fiction that must be read to be enjoyed to the fullest.

Eclipse Penumbra is the second novel in the Song Called Youth series by John Shirley. If you liked the first book, check the second one out too!

The Second Alliance was created to create order, and they planned to hold on to that power once they seized it. The New Resistance’s one goal was to defeat the Second Alliance, and now they are doing the same back.

No resistance is part of the Second Alliance’s plan. Getting rid of the rebels makes way for their Project Total Eclipse, which would create a new world order with itself at the head of it.

With a plan to create scapegoats and project their own violence, the Second Alliance needs to be stopped. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Who will triumph? Read this novel to find out!

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