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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Someone is Bleeding (1953)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fury on Sunday (1953)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Woman / Third from the Sun / Born of Man (1954)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Am Legend / The Omega Man (1954)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Incredible Shrinking Man / The Shrinking Man (1956)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Stir of Echoes (1958)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ride the Nightmare (1959)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Beardless Warriors of World War II (1960)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Comedy of Terrors (1964)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell House (1971)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Stalker (1973)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Strangler (1974)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Somewhere In Time / Bid Time Return (1975)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What Dreams May Come (1978)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Earthbound (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Journal of the Gun Years (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gun Fight (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
7 Steps to Midnight (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow on the Sun (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Now You See It... (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Passion Play (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunger and Thirst (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Camp Pleasant (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunted Past Reason (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Abu and the 7 Marvels (With: ) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Come Fygures, Come Shadowes (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Link (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Other Kingdoms (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Generations (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Leave Yesterday Alone (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Slaughter House (1953)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pride (With: Richard Christian Matheson) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Third from the Sun: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy (1954)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shores of Space (1957)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1961)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shock!: Thirteen Tales to Thrill and Terrify (1961)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shock II: Thirteen Tales to Haunt the Imagination (1964)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shock III (1966)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shock Waves (1970)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Duel (1971)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Collected Stories, Vol. 1 (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
By the Gun (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Twilight Zone Scripts (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak Scripts (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darker Places (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Collected Stories, Vol. 2 (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Collected Stories, Vol. 3 (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unrealized Dreams (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodlines (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Button, Button: Uncanny Stories (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Visions of Death: Richard Matheson's Edgar Allan Poe Scripts, Vol. 1 (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Box (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Visions Deferred (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Richard Matheson Uncollected: Backteria and Other Improbable Tales (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Steel and Other Stories (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Road Rage (With: Stephen King,Joe Hill) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Off Beat: Uncollected Stories (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Completely Doomed (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Path (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mediums Rare (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Primer of Reality (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Richard Matheson Companion (2007)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 Douglas 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 Douglas 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 Douglas 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,,,Muriel Gray) (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 (By:Joe R. Lansdale,Brian Hodge,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Mark Morris,,,,Stephen Jones,,John Langan,,,Caitlín R. Kiernan,,Robert Shearman,,,,Simon Kurt Unsworth,Thana Niveau) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror (With: Stephen King,Robert Bloch,Edgar Allan Poe,Richard Christian Matheson,,Neil Gaiman,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,H.P. Lovecraft,Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley,Brian Lumley,Christopher Fowler,Michael Marshall Smith,Conrad Williams,Simon Clark,Clive Barker,David Moody,James Herbert,Marie O'Regan,,Paul Kane,,Alice Henderson) (2012)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 (By:Neil Gaiman,Steve Tem,Storm Constantine,,Conrad Williams,Stephen Jones,John Langan,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 (By:Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Kim Newman,,Michael Marshall Smith,Stephen Jones,,John Langan,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 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Books

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Go Bump in the Night (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1940)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1957)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 13 More Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (By:Robert Bloch,Stanley Ellin,Ray Bradbury,Robert Arthur,,Roald Dahl,,,,Alfred Hitchcock,,,James Francis Dwyer) (1957)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
12 Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (By:Robert Arthur) (1957)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Stories for Late at Night (By:Robert Arthur) (1961)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: More Stories for Late at Night [Unabridged] (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1962)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock's A Hangman's Dozen (With: Donald E Westlake,,Jack Ritchie,Ray Bradbury,Robert Arthur,,,,,Alfred Hitchcock,,Richard Stark) (1962)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories My Mother Never Told Me (With: Shirley Jackson,Robert Arthur,F. Scott Fitzgerald,,Alfred Hitchcock) (1963)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories Not for the Nervous (With: Ellis Peters,Dorothy L Sayers,,Jack Ritchie,Ray Bradbury,,Robert Arthur,,Michael Gilbert,,,Carter Dickson,,Julian May,,,,,Alfred Hitchcock,,,Margot Bennett) (1965)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A Month Of Mystery (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1970)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Down by the Old Blood Stream (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1971)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Master's Choice. (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1979)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stories That Go Bump In The Night: V. 1 (By:Alfred Hitchcock) (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Science Fiction Books

with Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl, Jack Vance, Philip K. Dick, Lester del Rey, Jack Williamson
Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2 (By:Frederik Pohl) (1953)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Kolchak: The Night Stalker Books

The Night Strangler (With: ) (1974)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fever Pitch (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lambs to the Slaughter (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil in the Details (By:Stefan Petrucha) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Get of Belial (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak the Night Stalker Volume 1 (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terror Within (By:C.J. Henderson,Stefan Petrucha) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bare Bones (By:) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak the Night Staker Casebook (By:Robert J. Randisi,Christopher Golden,P.N. Elrod) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lovecraftian Horror (By:C.J. Henderson) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kolchak Papers: The Original Novels (By:) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sound of Fear (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Rise & Fall of Carl Kolchak (By:) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sherlock Holmes & Kolchak the Night Stalker (By:) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sherlock Holmes & Kolchak The Night Stalker: Cry Of Thunder (By:Nancy Holder) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lost World (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Compendium (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky,Christopher Golden) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Strangler Files (With: Chris Mills) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kolchak (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Necronomicon (By:C.J. Henderson) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Big Book of Kolchak the Night Stalker (By:) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Night Stalker Chronicles (By:Stuart M. Kaminsky,Max Allan Collins,P.N. Elrod) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hot Blood Books

Hot Blood Tales of Erotic Horror (With: Robert Bloch,,Richard Christian Matheson,Harlan Ellison,Theodore Sturgeon,,Chet Williamson,Lisa Tuttle,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Steve Tem,Ray Garton,Rex Miller,,F. Paul Wilson,,,,,,,Michael Newton) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror (By:,,Richard Laymon,,,Stephen Gallagher,Chet Williamson,Graham Masterton,John Shirley,Ray Garton,Rex Miller,Karl Edward Wagner,,,Lucy Taylor,,John Byrne,,,Grant Morrison) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hottest Blood (By:,Graham Masterton,John Shirley,Nancy Holder,Steve Tem,Rex Miller,Bentley Little,,,,,,Grant Morrison,,,John Edward Ames,,Matthew Costello) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly After Dark (By:Jack Ketchum,Max Allan Collins,,Graham Masterton,Edo Van Belkom,Steve Tem,Bentley Little,Edward Lee,Lucy Taylor) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seeds of Fear (By:,,,,P.D. Cacek,Wayne Allen Sallee,Rex Miller,Bentley Little,Edward Lee) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fear the Fever (By:Jack Ketchum,,Alan Brennert,Graham Masterton,P.D. Cacek,Tom Piccirilli,Edward Lee,Lucy Taylor,,,,,,Wendy Rathbone) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kiss and Kill (By:Max Allan Collins,Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Nancy Holder,Ray Garton,Rex Miller,,,,,,O'Neil de Noux) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crimes of Passion (By:Lawrence Block,Robert J. Randisi,Brian Hodge,Joyce Carol Oates,Ramsey Campbell,Brian Lumley,Tom Piccirilli,,,,,,John Edward Ames) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot Blood X (By:Lawrence Block,Barbara Collins,Max Allan Collins,Robert J. Randisi,Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Nancy Holder,Bentley Little,,,,,,O'Neil de Noux) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fatal Attractions (By:Max Allan Collins,,Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,P.D. Cacek,Nancy Holder,Yvonne Navarro,Edo Van Belkom,,Christa Faust,Matthew V. Clemens,,,O'Neil de Noux,John Edward Ames) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strange Bedfellows (By:Graham Masterton,Christa Faust,Marv Wolfman,Ilsa J. Bick,Catherine Dain,,,Michael Bracken,,J.F. Gonzalez,Dave Zeltserman) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Passions (By:Ed Gorman,,Chelsea Quinn Yarbro,Graham Masterton,,P.D. Cacek,,Steve Niles,,,,,,,,,Dave Zeltserman) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranger by Night (By:Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Yvonne Navarro,Edo Van Belkom,Brian Lumley,Tom Piccirilli,Christa Faust,Edward Lee,Lucy Taylor,,,,,Wendy Rathbone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Star Science Fiction Stories 3(1955)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Robert Bloch: Appreciations of the Master(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
American Pulp(1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Taps and Sighs(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kiss the Whip(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Masques V(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dead That Walk(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunts: Reliquaries of the Dead(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flight or Fright(2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Author Richard Burton Matheson was born in Allendale, New Jersey on February 20, 1926. His parents were Norwegian immigrants (who were named Bertolf and Fanny) and they divorced when Richard was only eight years old. He was later raised, by his mom, in Brooklyn, New York. Some of his early influences included Kenneth Roberts’ novels, the film “Dracula”, and a poem that was in The Brooklyn Eagle. When he was only eight, he would get his first story published in this publication. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and served as part of the United States Army during World War II in Europe. This experience would later form the basis of “The Beardless Warriors”. When he came back home, he went to the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and got his Bachelor of Arts in the year 1949. He died in Los Angeles, California on June 23, 2013 at the age of 87.

He married Ruth Ann Woodson in the year 1952. The couple had four kids together; three of them, Ali, Chris, and Richard Christian became fiction and screenplay writers. Only Bettina Mayberry did not pursue a career in writing.

He won lifetime Achievement awards from World Fantasy Award (in 1984) and from Bram Stoker Awards (in 1991). He won two judged awards from World Fantasy Awards, one for “Bid Time Return” (best novel of 1975) and “Richard Matheson: Collected Stories” won for the best collection of the year in 1989. He won an Edgar in 1973 for “The Night Stalker”, one of two that he wrote and Dan Curtis directed. Richard passed away a few days before he was supposed to receive the Visionary award from Saturn Awards. He was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall Fame in the year 2010.

The first novel that he ever wrote, called “Hunger and Thirst”, was long ignored by a lot of publishers. It was later published in the year 2010; a lot of his later work were books that he had written long before, but were published much later in his career. His debut novel was published in the year 1953 and was called “Someone Is Bleeding”. When he was 24 years old, he had his first story published, it was called “Born of Man and Woman”. His work blends horror, science fiction, and fantasy, and he has even written a romance novel.

It is said that the inspiration for “Duel” came from an incident that happened to him and a friend (Jerry Sohl) when they were dangerously tailgated by a huge truck. It is said to have happened on the day that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Besides writing fiction, he also wrote for television series. Richard wrote the screenplays for five of Roger Corman’s Edgar Allan Poe series. He wrote for “Star Trek” (the episode from season one called “The Enemy Within”). Mainly, he was closely associated with “The Twilight Zone”, a show that he wrote over a dozen episodes of; including all of the opening and closing statements that Rod Serling spoke. Other shows he wrote for include the western series: “Have Gun—Will Travel”, “Lawman”, and “Cheyenne”.

Many of Matheson’s works have been adapted into movies. “Steel”, a short story, was turned into a movie called “Real Steel”. His
novel “I Am Legend” was made into a movie multiple times. In one of these adaptations, Will Smith starred. “Duel”, one of his
short stories, was adapted for television, by director Steven Spielberg off a screenplay that Richard Matheson wrote.

“A Stir of Echoes” is a stand alone novel and was released in the year 1958. Tom Wallace was living quite an ordinary life, until a freak incident woke up psychic abilities that he did not know he had. He is hearing people’s private thoughts and learning some shocking things that he did not want to know.

Tom’s life turns into a waking nightmare, there are much bigger things that are waiting for him. He starts being the receiver of a compelling message from someone beyond the grave.

Some see why Stephen King says that Matheson is his biggest influence on his work; his saying this is one reason that they decided to pick up his work. Fans of the novel found this to pack a lot of punch; it allows you to see the psychology of someone from the fifties. There is a ghost story and a mystery, and it was interesting to read how spouses interact with one another. It is quite obvious that Matheson is writing from before the period of Women’s Lib.

“I Am Legend” is a stand alone novel and was released in the year 1954. Robert Neville is the only living human on planet Earth, but he is not at all alone. All the other men, children, and women have become a vampire. They yearn for Robert’s blood.

He is a hunter, by day and goes looking for undead throughout what used to be mankind’s civilization. During the night, he hides in his home and hopes it is dawn soon.

How long can a single man live like Robert has been?

The adaptations do not capture Matheson’s intended message of the novel. The novel has a strong impact, and is a story where a happy ending is not at all possible. Fans of the novel like how this book takes the road less traveled to give both the hero and the reader a new perspective to make them see things in a new way.

“Bid Time Return” is a stand alone novel and was released in the year 1975. A man from modern times loves a woman that he has yet to meet. Richard Collier is thirty-six and it might be to late to meet this woman. This is because he has a brain tumor that will soon kill him. He is a screenwriter that should realize how dreams can be created from nothing.

It takes him back in time to a swanky hotel located in San Diego in 1896, and locates his soul mate that is a celebrated actress from the last century.

Fans of the novel find that the unique way this book is written will draw readers right in and keep them hooked. Some liked the way that a horror and fantasy author tries his hand at romance. From another author, this book might feel like some weirdo is following a nice and innocent young woman around. By Richard Matheson, it is something that is full of passion and melancholy and just a thing of beauty.

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