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Tim Waggoner Books In Order

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Publication Order of The Blade of the Flame Books

Forge of the Mind Slayers (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sea of Death (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Custodians of the Cosmos Books

The Atrocity Engine (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dark Ages Clan Novels Books

Dark Ages: Assamite (By: Stefan Petrucha) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Ages: Cappadocian (By: Andrew Bates) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lasombra (By: David Niall Wilson) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gangrel (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dragonlance: The New Adventures Books

The Crystal Chalice (By: Ree Soesbee,Vinod Rams) (1895)Description / Buy at Amazon
Temple of the Dragonslayer (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dying Kingdom (By: Stephen D. Sullivan) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dragon Well (By: Dan Willis) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return of the Sorceress (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon Day (By: Stan Brown) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon Knight (By: Dan Willis) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon Spell (By: Jeff Sampson) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
City of Fortune (By: Ree Soesbee,Vinod Rams) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Eberron Books

Eberron Campaign Setting (By: James Wyatt) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marked for Death (By: Matt Forbeck) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Binding Stone (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Orb of Xoriat (By: Edward Bolme) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Magic of Eberron (By: Bruce R. Cordell,Chris Thomasson,Scott Fitzgerald Gray,Stephen Schubert) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Road to Death (By: Matt Forbeck) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Player's Guide to Eberron (By: James Wyatt) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Grieving Tree (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tales of the Last War (By: Mark Sehestedt) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thieves of Blood (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
In the Claws of the Tiger (By: James Wyatt) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Queen of Death (By: Matt Forbeck) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Killing Song (By: Don Bassingthwaite) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legacy of Wolves (By: Marsheila Rockwell) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Forge of War (By: James Wyatt) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Storm Dragon (By: James Wyatt) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon Forge (By: James Wyatt) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon War (By: James Wyatt) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lady Ruin (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Exalted Books

with David Niall Wilson, Aaron Rosenberg, Jess Hartley, Carl Bowen
A Day Dark as Night (By: Carl Bowen) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Relic of the Dawn (By: David Niall Wilson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
In Northern Twilight (By: Jess Hartley) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pillar of the Sun (By: Carl Bowen) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Shadow Over Heaven's Eye (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Carnelian Flame (By: Aaron Rosenberg) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return of the Scarlet Empress (By: Carl Bowen) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Ghost Trackers Books

with Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson

Publication Order of Godfire Books

The Orchard of Dreams (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart's Wound (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Grimm Books

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

Publication Order of Hyperswarm Books

Publication Order of Last of the Lycans Books

Monarch of the Moon (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Matt Richter Books

Publication Order of A Nightmare on Elm Street Books

Dream Warriors (By: Bruce Wagner) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dreamspawn (By: Christa Faust) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Suffer the Children (By: David Bishop) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Protege (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Perchance to Dream (By: Natasha Rhodes) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dream Dealers (By: Jeffrey Thomas) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Dealers (By: Jeffrey Thomas) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Dealers (By: Jeffrey Thomas) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

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 (By: John Shirley) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Chapter (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Shadow Watch Books

Publication Order of Stargate SG-1 Books

Trial by Fire (By: Sabine C. Bauer) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sacrifice Moon (By: Julie Fortune) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
City of the Gods (By: Sonny Whitelaw) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cost of Honor (By: Sally Malcolm) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Siren Song (By: Holly Scott,Jaimie Duncan) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Survival of the Fittest (By: Sabine C. Bauer) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alliances (By: Karen Miller) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Barque of Heaven (By: Suzanne Wood) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Matter of Honor (By: Sally Malcolm) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Roswell (By: Sonny Whitelaw,JenniferFallon) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Relativity (By: James Swallow) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Do No Harm (By: Karen Miller) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hydra (By: Holly Scott,Jaimie Duncan) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Valhalla (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Ba'al (By: Sally Malcolm) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Four Dragons (By: Diana Dru Botsford) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Power Behind the Throne (By: Steven Savile) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunrise (By: J. Frances Crane) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Transitions (By: Sabine C. Bauer) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Oceans of Dust (By: Peter J. Evans) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Moebius Squared (By: Melissa Scott,Jo Graham) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart's Desire (By: Amy Griswold) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Drift (By: Diana Dru Botsford) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ouroboros (By: Melissa Scott,Sally Malcolm) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Two Roads (By: Geonn Cannon) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hostile Ground (By: Sally Malcolm,LauraHarper) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Murder at the SGC (By: Amy Griswold) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Exile (By: Sally Malcolm,Laura Harper) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kali's Wrath (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hall of the Two Truths (By: Susannah Parker Sinard) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Behind Enemy Lines (By: Sally Malcolm) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Female of the Species (By: Geonn Cannon) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infiltration (By: Susannah Parker Sinard) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Insurrection (By: Sally Malcolm) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Supernatural Books

Nevermore (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Witch's Canyon (By: Jeffrey Mariotte) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bone Key (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heart of the Dragon (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unholy Cause (By: Joe Schreiber) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Coyote's Kiss (By: Christa Faust) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Terror (By: John Passarella) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
War of the Sons (By: Rebecca Dessertine) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rite of Passage (By: John Passarella) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fresh Meat (By: Alice Henderson) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Roads Not Taken (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Carved in Flesh (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold Fire (By: John Passarella) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mythmaker (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Usual Sacrifices (By: Yvonne Navarro) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Men of Letters Bestiary (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Joyride (By: John Passarella) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Children of Anubis (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Dying for It (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Harmony Society (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Necropolis (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Like Death (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pandora Drive (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Darkness Wakes (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cross County (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Way of All Flesh (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Art (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eat the Night (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
XXX (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kingsman (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Teeth Of The Sea (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Teeth Of The Sea (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mouth of the Dark (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Island (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
They Kill (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Forever House (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Your Turn to Suffer (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
We Will Rise (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Hunter Called Night (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lord of the Feast (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Deep Like the River (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Mile (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Strange and Savage Garden (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Kiss of Thorns (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winter Box (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Touch of Madness (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Men Upstairs (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Mile {Signed Limited Edition} (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Collections

All Too Surreal (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Broken Shadows (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bone Whispers (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark and Distant Voices (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Old Monsters Never Die (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Writing in the Dark (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Alien Books

Alien (By: Archie Goodwin) (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien StarSwarm (By: Robert Sheckley) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual (By: Lee Brimmicombe-Wood) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens: The Set Photography (By: Simon Ward) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens: Bug Hunt (By: Heather Graham,Jonathan Maberry,Yvonne Navarro) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien: Covenant (By: Alan Dean Foster) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien: Covenant Origins - The Official Prequel to the Blockbuster Film (By: Titan Books) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cold Forge (By: Alex White) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Echo (By: Mira Grant) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Making of Alien (By: J.W. Rinzler) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Isolation (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prototype (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Phalanx (By: Scott Sigler) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Into Charybdis (By: Alex White) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Infiltrator (By: Weston Ochse) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien: Colony War (By: David M. Barnett) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien - Inferno's Fall (By: Philippa Ballantine,Clara Carija) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vasquez (By: V. Castro) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien: Enemy of My Enemy (By: Mary SanGiovanni) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aliens: Bishop (By: T.R. Napper) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien: Seventh Circle (By: Philippa Ballantine,Clara Carija) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Zombicide Books

Bones Will Roll (By: JoshuaReynolds) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Planet Havoc (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Age of the Undead (By: C.L. Werner) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Best New Zombie Tales Books

Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 1 (By: James Roy Daley,JessicaBrown) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 2 (With: David Niall Wilson,Steven A. Roman,Mort Castle,John Everson,Cody Goodfellow,James Newman,Nate Kenyon,James Roy Daley,Derek Gunn) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 3 (By: Joe McKinney,Nancy Kilpatrick,Nate Southard,Paul Kane,Jeremy C. Shipp) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Warhammer Horror Books

Maledictions (By: David Annandale,Cassandra Khaw,Paul Kane,Graham McNeill,JoshuaReynolds,Peter McLean,C.L. Werner,Lora Gray,Richard Strachan,J.C. Stearns,Alec Worley) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wicked and the Damned (By: David Annandale,JoshuaReynolds,Phil Kelly) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wicked and the Damned (By: David Annandale,JoshuaReynolds,Phil Kelly) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hunt (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stitches (By: Nick Kyme) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Drachenfels (By: Kim Newman) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Way Out (By: Rachel Harrison) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The House of Night and Chain (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Invocations (By: David Annandale) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sepulturum (By: Nick Kyme) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Anathemas (With: David Annandale,Darius Hinks,C.L. Werner,Justin D. Hill,Jake Ozga,John Goodrich,Paul Kearney,Nicholas Wolf,James Forster,Richard Strachan,Lora Gray,Alan Bao) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pentimento (By: Nick Kyme) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deacon of Wounds (By: David Annandale) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Harrowed Paths (By: Graham McNeill) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bookkeeper's Skull (By: Justin D. Hill) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gothghul Hollow (By: Anna Stephens) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Cemetery Dance Select Books

Cemetery Dance Select: Bev Vincent (By: Bev Vincent) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Lisa Morton (By: Lisa Morton) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Jeff Strand (By: Jeff Strand) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Kaaron Warren (By: Kaaron Warren) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Lisa Tuttle (By: Lisa Tuttle) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Terry Dowling (By: Terry Dowling) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Michael Marshall Smith (By: Michael Marshall Smith) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: John R. Little (By: John R. Little) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Lee Thomas (By: Lee Thomas) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Peter Atkins (By: Peter Atkins) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Kealan Patrick Burke (By: Kealan Patrick Burke) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Ed Gorman (By: Ed Gorman) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Simon Clark (By: Simon Clark) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Michael McBride (By: Michael McBride) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Poppy Z. Brite (By: Poppy Brite) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Christopher Conlon (By: Christopher Conlon) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Gene O'Neill (By: Gene O'Neill) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Keith Minnion (By: Keith Minnion) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Tim Waggoner (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance Select: Rick Hautala (By: Rick Hautala) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Halloween Books

Halloween (By: Curtis Richards) (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween II (By: Jack Martin) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (By: Jack Martin) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween IV (By: Nicholas Grabowsky) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween (By: John Passarella) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween Kills (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween IV: The Ultimate Authorized (By: Nicholas Grabowsky) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halloween Ends (By: Paul Brad Logan) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
100 Wicked Little Witch Stories(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Muse(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horrors!: 365 Scary Stories(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between the Darkness and the Fire(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prom Night(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Civil War Fantastic(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vivisections(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Transformers Legends(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cemetery Dance: Issue 52(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Brimstone Turnpike(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bits of the Dead(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Cemetery Dance II(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Zombie Tales Vol. 2(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love and Rockets(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Vampire Tales, Vol. 1(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extreme Zombies(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Appalachian Undead(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fear the Abyss(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vampires Don't Sparkle!(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bleed(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Piercing the Darkness(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horror 101: The Way Forward(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Equilibrium Overturned: A Volume of Apocalyptic Horrors(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Harvest(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Not Our Kind: Tales ofBelonging(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Aghast Vol. 1: A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flesh Like Smoke(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beauty of Death(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scary Out There(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Fear - The Tarot(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Fear - The Apocalypse(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Occult Detective Quarterly #2(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Hardcore Horror, Volume 2(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Room Issue 1(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
C.H.U.D. Lives!(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Hardcore Horror Volume 3(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantastic Tales of Terror(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ashes and Entropy(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales From the Old Black Ambulance(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shallow Waters Vol.1: A Flash Fiction Anthology(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
PREHISTORIC(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales of the Lost, Volume 1(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror Writer: A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Hardcore Horror, Volume 5(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Campfire Macabre(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Turning the Tied(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under Twin Suns(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
99 Tiny Terrors(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Voices in the Dark(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Writing Poetry in the Dark(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Kolchak: The Night Stalker 50th Anniversary(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror Zine's Book of Monster Stories(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
CHM #45 March 2024(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Playlist of the Damned(2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Tim Waggoner writes horror and fantasy books as well as books featured in movies. He published his first novel in 2001, and so far, he has released short stories collections and over thirty ghostly mystery books. He writes original fantasy and horror, as well as TV tie-ins. His novels include in part; the Supernatural book series, the popular Nekropolis series, the X-Files, and Transformers, among many others. Tim Waggoner has been nominated the Scribe Awards, the Bram Stoker Award, and the Shirley Jackson Award. In 2016, Tim received the Mentor of the Year Award from the Horror Writers Association, and in 2017 his book; The Winter Box won a Bram Stoker Award in the Long Fiction category. Tim is a professor at Sinclair College in Troy, Ohio. He teaches English-creative writing and composition.

In this review, we shall focus on some of his best literary works to date.

Nekropolis #1 Matt Richter

Matt Richter is a cop chasing criminals through a portal and ends up in a foreign world. He dies and comes back to planet earth as a sentient zombie. He has changed except that he has developed into a walking dead creature. Matt resurrected in Nekropolis world, where monsters of all kinds live and devour one another like wild animals. Weird characteristics and habits not pertinent to human behavior. As a law enforcer, Matt is a neutralizer to both man and monster. He defends everyone’s rights. Devona, the half-vampire, and guardian of the Nekropolis Lord of the Vampires walks into Matt’s life. He feels compelled to defend her, although she has bigger problems than any other monster/man, putting his own immortal life at risk of, well, he’s dead. So, probably at risk of turning into a vampire, (let us assume so in this case, to make the story juicy) Matt, the zombie, embodies into three personalities into one character. He is the allure, the problem and the resolve all at once. He is also immune to bodily injuries; despite that, he does not hold any special powers to defend himself.

He is immune to pain and feelings, but he must preserve his body from decay by taking a regular dose of stabilizer spells. Though a Zombie, Matt’s reasoning sometimes slows his decision-making, but he always outmaneuvers opponents through strategic thinking abilities. Nekropolis features modern day references to pop culture and myths. The city was established by Dispater, and ruled by five lords, although the residents freely intermingle. It is a diverse multicultural establishment with vampires, demons, the undead and spell casters. All the characters are unique and include notable monsters like Frankenstein. The paranormal expressed in this book is entertaining, and Tim went superciliously creative when writing this edition, full throttle evil versus good.

Nekropolis #2 Dead Streets

This book expands on the setting of the terrific plot and great characterization as seen in the first edition. We continue with the stories of vampires, magical spells, lycanthropes, and technology all creatively written in a crisp, clear flow. Matt Richter, the protagonist, is a private investigator living in Nekropolis, a dark city of the worldly full of mystical beings immigrated to mingle with humanity. Dead Streets revives majority of its characters from the initial book with an additional introduction to new ones as well. Waggoner uses a self-willed “Zombie” who has to constantly do a lot of body preservation while keeping a good grip on the advanced brain functionality. Sadly, his condition presents uncertainties like sex in the relationship department, which for obvious reasons he cannot indulge. Richter’s emotional complexities create some friction with his half vampire, half-human female catch, Devona. Matt has to deal with his living body in a world of the living, which is somewhat hard to deal with, and Tim Waggoner tortures his readers with speculation and amusement of the outcome with such incongruous characters. The mystery depicted in Nekropolis is entertaining and paced moderately, making you internalize the bizarreness of the whole story and wraps itself up unexpectedly.

Supernatural #1 Myth Maker

Renee Mendez is a talented teenage artist living in a small town in Illinois. She loves to draw strange creatures that she sees in her dreams, which, when brought to life on paper, they become real living monsters. These gods embark on hunting for worshippers and fighting for supremacy, slaughtering humans and each other until only the strongest of them all remain. Sam and Dean arrive in town to uncover the miracles and murders performed by the new gods (monsters) while killing some, in the process. The strongest gods survive and prepare to fight in their last battle, where only the mighty shall survive. Sam and Dean must stop these angry gods before they destroy the entire town.

Supernatural #12 Carved in Flesh

The Winchester brothers lost their beloved mother to a ghostly mystery vampire. Their father trained the two brothers how to hunt and obliterate the mystic evil that exists in the dark. After their father’s spiritually demonic death, they found out that they are descendants of ancient hunters and prefer to carry on their mission. An enormous black dog is seen roving in Brennan, Ohio area. Several fresh corpses attract Sam and Dean Winchester, and when they eventually apprehend the monster dog, it turns out as the reanimated crazy version from detached dogs turned into a “Frankenmutt.” The brothers embark on a trail in search of the developer, which leads them to a series of paranormal scientists and ancient wicked powers.

The book turns into an enjoyable read with divine action engaging conversations and an in-depth knowledge of ancient paranormal activities. Tim Waggoner provides sufficient flashback scenes of the tow brothers from their teenage years lending the two books into a perfect story with sequence events. It reads reminiscent of actual dramatic move episodes, Tim Waggoner understands the two brothers, and the plot line frankly delivers a supernatural fiction as naturally as you would expect. Carved in Flesh keeps you on edge, gasping for air. The monsters get more sinister, and you rather fear for the lives of the two mortals hoping that they do not die abruptly. Of course, heroes do not die in the middle of the book! That’s the point of a graspful engaging book.

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