Last updated  4/29/16

 

EASTMAN, DAWN

 

Fright to the Death, A  (Berkley, 2015.)

 

A haunted hotel.

 

ECCARIUS, J.G.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Last Days of Christ the Vampire, The  (III Publishing, 1988.)

 

                The title tells it all in this abysmally bad novel about Jesus as one of the undead.  A provocative idea completely wasted.

 

ECHARD, MARGARET

 

Dark Fantastic  (Doubleday, 1947, Invincible Press, 1948.)

 

                A murder mystery and ghost story.

 

EDDINGS, DAVID & EDDINGS, LEIGH  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Regina's Song  (Del Rey, 2002.)

 

                A dead woman takes possession of her twin and stalks rapists.

 

EDDY, C.M.

 

Erased from Exile  (Stygian Isle Press, 1976.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Exit into Eternity  (Oxford Press, 1973, Fenham, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Loved Dead, The  (Fenham, 2008.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EDELMAN, SCOTT

 

Gift, The  (Space & Time, 1990.)

 

                A novelist and his male lover move to a small town for peace and quiet, but are unable to fit into that conservative setting.  Then, while researching the history of their house, they find evidence which eventually leads to the unearthing of a vampire who forces them to become his allies.

 

Hunger of Empty Vessels, The  (Bad Moon, 2009.)

 

Novelet about emotional vampires published as a chapbook.

 

Suicide Art  (Necronomicon, 1992.)

 

                Two unrelated short stories.

 

These Words Are Haunted  (Wildside, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EDGAR, PETER

 

Cities of the Dead  (Digit, 1963.)

 

                 Several nuclear tests conducted in the Pacific Ocean cause a mutation among several sea creatures, creating gigantic versions which raid the coastlines, causing the government to seek a way to destroy them.  As they begin to attack major cities, the focus of the story shifts to the conflict between a civilian sailor and a nasty military officer who decides to take advantage of the chaos for his own personal gain.

 

EDGE, SUE

 

Dead Tropics (Permuted, 2012.)

 

Zombies.

 

EDGHILL, ROSEMARY  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Sword of Maiden's Tears, The  (DAW, 1994.)

 

Packaged as a fantasy, the story deals with a magically cursed sword that transforms its owner into a hideous monster.  The sword is transferred to the modern world, and an elven prince follows to secure it before it claims more victims.

 

EDWARDS, AMELIA B.

 

All Saints' Eve (Wordsworth, 2008.)

 

Collection of unrelated short stories, not all of which are horror.

 

Collected Supernatural & Weird Fiction of Amelia B. Edwards, The (Leonaur, 2009.)
 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Miss Carew  (Hurst and Blackett, 1865.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories set within a frame.

 

Monsieur Maurice  (Hurst and Blackett, 1873.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Night on the Borders of the Black Forest, A  (Tauchnitz, 1874.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Phantom Coach, The  (Ash-Tree, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EDWARDS, ANNE

 

Child of Night  (Random House, 1975, Popular Library, 1978.)

 

                Eddie Polk is insane, but he is also apparently the reincarnation of a spirit which has inhabited numerous bodies throughout the ages, including that of Edgar Allen Poe.  Now he has advised his cousin that she too is reincarnated, and was his wife one time before, fated to be so once again.

 

EDWARDS, DESMOND

 

Blood-Lust of the Devil  (Spartacus, 1992.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EDWARDS, JUSTIN

 

Vector (Severed, 2015.)

 

?

 

EGOLF, TRISTAN

 

Kornwolf  (Black Cat, 2006.)

 

                A werewolf story.

 

EGREMONT, MICHAEL  (Pseudonym of Michael Harrison.)

 

Bride of Frankenstein, The  (Queensway, 1936, from the screenplay by William Hurlbut.)

 

                The first novelization of the story of Frankensteinís attempt to construct a bride for the monster.

 

EHLY, EHREN M.  (Pseudonym of Moreen Ehly.)

 

Evil Eye  (Leisure, 1989.)

 

An ambitious man whose grandmother possesses the evil eye takes on a ruthless corporation.  Her powers give him an advantage in the company's internal politics.

 

Obelisk  (Leisure, 1988.)

 

                After a supernatural experience in an Egyptian tomb, the protagonist returns to New York City, only to discover that he has been accompanied, is the vector for the intrusion of ancient evil into the modern world.  The only chance he has to save his family is to directly confront the power controlling him.

 

Star Prey   (Zebra, 1992.)

 

                An out of work actor pretends to be a psychic channeler, but finds his personality temporarily supplanted by that of Jack the Ripper, intent upon initiating a new reign of terror. 

 

Totem  (Leisure, 1989.)

 

                When a construction crew unearths the bones of a long dead Indian, they treat the remains with disrespect.  As a result, the angered spirit returns, and each man faces a gruesome death.  Only the intervention of the descendant of a shaman can save those who remain.

 

EHRLICH, MAX  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Bond, The.  (See Reincarnation in Venice.)

 

Reincarnation in Venice  (Simon & Schuster, 1979, Ace, 1979.  Mayflower, 1980, as The Bond.)

 

                A murdered man is reincarnated, and visions of his death begin to surface.  More or less a detective story with the obvious supernatural overtones, but Ehrlich adds enough twists to keep the plot fresh.

 

Reincarnation of Peter Proud, The  (Bobbs‑Merrill, 1974, Doubleday Book Club, 1974, Bantam, 1975, Allen, 1975.)

 

                When a man announces that he is the reincarnation of another personality, he is unaware that this will make him extremely unpopular with the bereft widow.  Predictable throughout even if you haven't seen the film version.

 

Shaitan   (Arbor House, 1981, Tor, 1983.)

 

                 Ehrlich's third and last story of reincarnation varies considerably from the pattern of the preceding books.  An Indian holy man is reincarnated in the body of a leopard, and his human intelligence transforms that animal into a vicious, cunning beast who claims scores of human victims.  A famous hunter is hired to track him down.

 

EISENBERG, LISA

 

Stay Away from the Tree House  (Minstrel, 1996.)

 

A Ghosts of Fear Street novel.

 

The ghost of a boy who died in a tree house threatens the living kids who try to make use of it.  For younger readers.

 

ELFMAN, ERIC

 

Oozing Eyeball and Other Hasty Humors, The  (Lowell, 1994.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ELIADE, MIRCEA

 

Fantastic Tales  (Dufour, 1991.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Tales of the Sacred and the Supernatural  (Westminster, 1981.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Two Strange Tales.  (See Two Tales of the Occult.)

 

Two Tales of the Occult  (Herder, 1970.  Ohio State University, 1986, as Two Strange Tales.)

 

                Two unrelated stories.

 

ELIAS, HORACE J.  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  (Barnes & Noble, 1976.)

 

                A considerably condensed  adaptation from the movie version of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic.  Illustrated profusely with stills from the movie.

 

ELIOT, MARC     (See also Lee Hawks.  Pseudonym of David Pedneau, who wrote mysteries under his own name.)

 

How Dear the Dawn  (Ballantine, 1987.)

 

                A very good vampire novel that appeared just before the recent flood.  The plot, an ancient vampire inadvertently returned to life in a small town, is far from unique, but Eliot's witty style and superior characterization and pacing help this title to stand out.

 

ELLIOTT, TOM

 

Dwelling, The  (St Martins, 1989, Avon, 1989.)

 

                Years after a black family is murdered by a group of bigots, a disparate group is drawn to the scene of the murder by an unholy force waiting for revenge against the descendants of the killers.  A standard tale of ghostly revenge.

 

ELLIOTT, WILL

 

Pilo Family Circus, The  (ABC, 2007.)

 

A circus conceals supernatural goings on.

 

ELLIS, BRETT EASTON

 

Informers, The  (Knopf, 1994.)

 

                Vampires blend in with a bunch of hedonists who turn out to be even more repulsive than their undead friends.

 

Lunar Park  (Knopf, 2005.)

 

                Recursive story of an author whose life is complicated by the supernatural.

 

ELLIS, JACK  (Pseudonym of Stephen George, whom see.)

 

Nightlife  (Zebra, 1996.)

 

A more than human killer who preys on the homeless and lonely is finally thwarted when a group of his prospective victims team up to track him down.

 

Seeing Eye  (Zebra, 1995.)

 

An experiment that allows a blind man to see through the eyes of his guide dog has unexpected results when it turns out his dog has a telepathic link to another animal, one who witnessed a brutal murder.

 

ELLIS, LEIGH

 

Quick, The  (Avon, 1982.)

 

                 A young couple find their lives torn apart when they take up residence near a home used by a cult of Satanists.  The woman feels strong compulsions to take part in their ceremonies, and discovers that she possesses supernatural powers that are both a strength and a weakness.

 

ELROD, P.N (See also collaborations which follow. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Art in the Blood  (Ace, 1991.)

 

Fleming #4.

 

                This time Fleming is investigating the murder of a promising young artist, only to find himself sucked into a more complex plot involving high finance.

 

Bloodcircle  (Ace, 1990.)

 

Fleming #3.

 

                The vampire protagonist is still searching for the female vampire who converted him, the woman he loves.  In order to locate her, he must solve a fairly conventional murder mystery, but the answer isn't exactly what he had counted on.

 

Bloodlist  (Ace, 1990.)

 

Fleming #1.

 

                The kickoff volume in a vampire detective series.  A young man comes to grips with the fact that he is a vampire, vowing not to surrender to his bloodthirsty impulses.

 

Blood on the Water  (Ace, 1992.)

 

Fleming #6.

 

                A crimelord puts pressure on Fleming to reveal the "equipment" he has which enables him to avoid capture or assassination.

 

Chill in the Blood, A   (Ace, 1998.)

 

Fleming #7.

 

                The vampire reporter finds himself caught in the middle of an imminent intergang war when the struggle for succession in a Midwest gang attracts the interest of East Coast gangsters.  A handful of corrupt policemen and a beautiful woman complicate matters as well.

 

Cold Streets  (Ace, 2003.)

 

Fleming #10.

 

                A benevolent vampire is being blackmailed by a mobster who knows his secret, and finds himself in the middle of a gang war.

 

Dance of Death  (Ace, 1996.)

 

Colonial Vampire #4.

 

A vampire in 18th Century London battles against others of the undead to protect his mortal son from assassins who are unaware that he is a vampire.

 

Dark Sleep, The  (Ace, 1999.)

 

Fleming #8.

 

                Our vampire private eye finds himself with two problems this time.  His partnerís investigation of what should have been a routine case has turned dangerous, and Jackís girlfriend is being promised a boost to her career that may involve a little extracurricular activity.

 

Death and the Maiden  (Ace, 1994.)

 

Colonial Vampire #2.

 

A colonial vampire discovers that even the living can be treacherous and that his resolve to take no further human blood may not stand the test of time.

 

Death Masque  (Ace, 1995.)

 

Colonial Vampire #3.

 

More adventures of an 18th Century vampire trying to protect his existence in revolutionary America without taking human lives.

 

Fire in the Blood  (Ace, 1991.)

 

Fleming #5.

 

                This time our hero tangles with murderers and art thieves before using his supernatural powers to triumph.

 

Hanged Man, The (Tor, 2015.)

 

A man investigates a murder in a supernatural Victorian London.

 

I, Strahd  (TSR, 1993.)

 

Strahd #1.

 

Part of this publisher's Ravenloft series.  A brutal noble makes an unholy pact in order to remove a rival and win the woman he loves, only to discover that as a consequence he has lost his soul and become a vampire.

 

Jonathan Barrett, Gentleman Vampire  (Guild America, 1996.)

 

                Omnibus of the first four Colonial Vampire novels.

 

Lady Crymsyn  (Ace, 2000.)

 

Fleming #9.

 

                Fleming has raised enough money to open a nightclub, but during the renovation, he finds the body of a woman who was walled up alive.  His vampire powers serve him well as he sets out to track down the party responsible and bring him to justice.

 

Lifeblood  (Ace, 1990.)

 

Fleming #2.

 

                  A benevolent vampire private eye is frustrated by the attentions of some inept vampire hunters convinced of his evil nature, and equally disturbed by another group who see vampirism as a means to achieve personal immortality.

 

Quincey Morris, Vampire  (Baen, 2001.)

 

                Morris awakens from death and is tutored by Dracula.  He is a benevolent vampire who secretly goes to the aid of his former friends, this time to protect them from Abraham Van Helsing.

 

Red Death  (Ace, 1993.)

 

Colonial Vampire #1.

 

A vampire novel set against the backdrop of the American Revolution, with an unwilling man turned by a mysterious woman while visiting England, only to return to find the colonies in rebellion.

 

Song in the Dark  (Ace, 2005.)

 

Fleming #11.

 

                A good vampire battles organized crime and solves a murder mystery.

 

Vampire Files Volume Four, The  (Ace, 2011.)

 

Omnibus of Lady Crymsyn and Cold Streets.

 

Vampire Files Volume One, The  (Ace, 2003.)

 

                Omnibus of Bloodlist, Lifeblood, and Bloodcircle.

 

Vampire Files Volume Three, The  (Ace, ?)

 

Omnibus.

 

Vampire Files Volume Two, The  (Ace, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of Art in the Blood, Fire in the Blood, and Blood on the Water.

 

War Against Azalin, The  (TSR, 1998, Wizards of the Coast, 1999.)

 

Strahd #2.

 

                A vampire lord who has ruled his small kingdom unchallenged for generations is faced with a new enemy, one who may destroy both his rule and the people he has dominated.

 

ELROD, P.N. & BENNETT, NIGEL

 

His Father's Son  (Baen, 2001.)

 

Vampire #2.

 

                A mostly benevolent vampire has sworn to protect a number of humans, but he finds his job growing more difficult.

 

Keeper of the King  (Baen, 2000.)

 

Vampire #1.

 

                Sir Lancelot became a vampire and lives in the modern day.

 

Siege Perilous  (Baen, 2004.)

 

Vampire #3.

 

                A good vampire who has been secretly protecting the human race faces another supernatural danger.

 

ELVIRA   (See collaborations with John Paragon.)

 

ELZE, WINIFRED

 

Here, Kitty, Kitty  (Wyatt, 1996.)

 

Prehistoric animals start to appear in a small town, menacing the local population.  The protagonist learns how primitive peoples interacted with the natural world in order to save the day.

 

EMERSON, KEVIN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Blood Ties  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Oliver Nocturne #3.

 

Adventures in an underground vampire city.

 

Demon Hunter, The (Scholastic, 2009.)

 

Oliver Nocturne #4.

 

A teen sorts out good and bad vampires.

 

Eternal Tomb, The  (Scholastic, 2009.)

 

Oliver Nocturne #5.

 

A teenaged vampire has problems.

 

Sunlight Slayings, The  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Oliver Nocturne #2.

 

A young vampire suspects the girl he likes is killing others of his kind.

 

Vampire's Photograph, The (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Oliver Nocturne #1.

 

A young vampire is more human than undead.

 

EMERY, CLAYTON  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Tale of the Campfire Vampires, The  (Minstrel, 1997.)

 

                A young boy accidentally releases cannibalistic vampires from an ancient tomb.

 

EMMERTON, ANTON

 

Ghost Pilot  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

A pilot is haunted by visions of the life of his father, forty years dead, and is driven to investigate an old mystery to discover the truth.

 

ENDORE, GUY

 

Werewolf of Paris, The  (Farrar Rinehart, 1933, Long, 1934, Grosset, 1935, Pocket, 1941, Avon. 1951, Ace, 1962, Panther, 1963, Citadel, 1992, Lightyear, 1993.Sphere, ?.)

 

                The classic werewolf novel of all time, and a pretty good historical novel as well.  This tale of a werewolf during the French Revolution is at once terrifying and frequently ironically funny.  We follow the supernaturally afflicted protagonist from childhood to death, watching as his uncanny abilities manifest themselves. 

 

ENGLAND, WENDY

 

In the Shadow of the Cat  (Leisure, 1980.)

 

                The protagonist of this novel travels to her mother's funeral even though they had been living apart for years.  Much to her surprise, she is told that her late mother was an evil, practicing witch, and that she has endangered her own life by coming.

 

ENGLE, MARTY  (See also collaborations which follow.  Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

No Substitutions  (Montage, 1995.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                The substitute teacher turns out to be a werewolf. 

 

Something Rotten  (Montage, 1996.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                A rock collector descends into a series of caverns and runs into a bloblike monster that follows him to the surface.

 

ENGLE, MARTY & BARNES, JOHNNY RAY JR.  (Note that Barnes is credited alone on some of the books but it is unclear whether or not he was actually the sole author.  Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Headless Rider, The  (Montage, 1997.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                Two teenagers run into trouble when they attract the attention of a demonic, headless motorcyclist.

 

Last Buru, The  (Montage, 1996.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                A supernatural creature gives magical powers to the children who helped him so that they can survive in a world of monsters.

 

Splitting Image  (Montage, 1997.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                After playing with some mysterious morphing software, a youngster discovers that he is physically changing into a series of monstrous creatures.

 

Weird, Weird West, The  (Montage, 1996.)

 

A Strange Matter novel.

 

                A zombie gunslinger is released from his grave and sets out to track down the last remaining descendant of his old enemy.

 

ENGLISH, JEAN

 

Scarlet Tower, The  (Beagle, 1974.)

 

                Ghostly visions of her own death plague a young bride, who initially believes them to be delusions, later to discover that they are precognitive glimpses of events which may endanger her life.

 

ENGSTROM, ELIZABETH

 

Black Ambrosia  (Tor, 1988.)

 

                A very strange vampire novel uses a very realistic approach and avoids supernatural explanations.  A young woman experiences an insatiable lust for blood, accompanied by hysterical strength and other abnormal abilities.  Quite chilling because of its plausibility.

 

Nightmare Flower  (Tor, 1992.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Northwoods Chronicles, The  (Five Star, 2008.)

 

Collection of related stories about a town where strange things occur.

 

Suspicions  (Triple Tree, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

When Darkness Loves Us  (Morrow, 1985, Tor, 1986.)

 

                Engstrom has a talent for depicting the horrid side of real people, and this mixture of psychological horror and the supernatural abounds with creepy images.  Two people suffer the erosion of their relationship at the hands of inhuman forces.

 

EPPERSON, S.K.

 

Border Land  (Donald Fine, 1992, Leisure, 1993.)

 

Most of the horror here is from a town filled with nasty, predatory people, but an ambiguous demonic presence reveals itself in due course.

 

ERCKMANN, EMILE  (See also Emile Erckmann-Chartrian below.)

 

Man-Wolf and Other Tales, The  (Ward, Lock & Tyler, 1876.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ERCKMANN-CHARTRIAN, EMILE  (Pseudonym of Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chartrian.)

 

Invisible Eye, The  (Ash-Tree, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Strange Stories  (Appleton, 1849.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ERGAS, ELIZABETH

 

Devil's Gate  (Pinnacle, 1991.)

 

                Years ago, a group of townspeople made a deal with the devil to save their community from disaster.  Now he has returned, disguised as a charming investor, and the long deferred payment is about to be made in blood.  Interesting and violent twist on the deal-with-the-devil story.

 

Rage  (Pinnacle, 1993.)

 

                A witch dies in 1902 but her murderous spirit escapes death by concealing itself in a piece of jewelry.  Decades later, another woman is consumed with blinding rages when she wears it, the early stages of a form of possession which will allow the witch to live again. 

 

Shapechanger  (Pinnacle, 1990.)

 

                A discorporate entity has been temporarily imprisoned, but not destroyed, left isolated on a small island.  Then a woman arrives from the mainland, one with a mind susceptible to its insidious influence.

 

ERICSON, ERIC

 

Master of the Temple  (New English Library, 1983.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Sorcerer, The  (New English Library, 1978.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Woman Who Slept with Demons, The  (St Martin's, 1980.)

 

                The protagonist of this erotic horror novel is attracted to a mysterious woman who secures supernatural powers by consorting with demons.

 

ERNSBERGER, GEORGE

 

Mountain King, The  (Morrow, 1978, Berkley, 1979.)

 

                A generally scary novel about a group of people whose sojourn in the wilderness turns to nightmare when they are stalked by a giant rattlesnake. 

 

ERNST, PAUL

 

Complete Tales of Doctor Satan, The  (Altus, 2013.)

 

Collection of related stories about a villain who uses occult powers and science.

 

ERSKINE, BARBARA  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

House of Echoes  (Dutton, 1996, G.K. Hall, 1996, Signet, 1997.)

 

                A woman and her family inherit an ancestral home that she hadnít previously known existed, but shortly after moving in, she and her children are plagued with apparitions and other, less ethereal ghostly manifestations.  A standard ghost story with some unusual twists.

 

Midnight Is a Lonely Place  (G.K. Hall, 1994, Dutton, 1994, Signet, 1995.)

 

                While attempting to write a biography of Byron in a remote seaside village, a writer is menaced by the revived spirits of two evil Druid magicians who are using living people as their tools.

 

ERWIN, ALAN

 

Skeleton Dancer  (Dell, 1989.)

 

                Twin brothers happen upon a cave which contains the still malevolent spirit of an Indian sorcerer.  Unsurprisingly, the presence seeks revenge on the white race which stole its ancestral lands, and this latest disturbance of its ageless sleep sets the stage for the usual sequence of horrible deaths and mysterious occurrences.

 

ESLER, ANTHONY

 

Hellbane  (Morrow, 1975, Crest, 1975.)

 

                An historical novel set in the Seventeenth Century, this often depressing story pits a righteous man who has conquered demons themselves against a voluptuous witch determined to seduce him.  The protagonist discovers that it is his own weaknesses rather than her strength which may result in his defeat.

 

ESSEX, KAREN   

 

Dracula in Love (Anchor, 2010.)

 

An alternate take on Dracula.

 

ESSEX, WILLIAM  (Pseudonym of John Tigges, whom see. Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

From Below  (Leisure, 1989.)

 

Mutated earthworms with a taste for blood are disturbed by a violent storm and begin to prey on the surface world, first just animals, then - naturally - unwary human beings.  Part of the wave of generic nature gone mad novels of the 1980's.

 

Pack, The  (Leisure, 1987.)

 

A band of mad dogs prowls the countryside in search of human prey, aided by a preternatural intelligence, in this variant of the ecology gone mad story.

 

Slime  (Leisure, 1988.)

 

                Illegal dumping of toxic waste creates a bloblike creature which emerges from the ground to devour utterly any animal life it encounters, including people.  And which each ingestion, it grows larger and more powerful. 

 

ESTEP, JENNIFER (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Cold Burn of Magic (Kensington, 2015.)

 

?

 

ESTLEMAN, LOREN

 

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes  (Doubleday, 1979, Penguin, 1980.)

 

                Sherlock Holmes investigates the macabre events surrounding the appearance of Mr. Hyde.

 

Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula, or, The Case of the Sanguinary Count  (Doubleday, 1978.)

 

                Holmes is called in to investigate the mysterious disaster aboard the freighter, the abduction of several children by an odd looking woman, and crosses swords with Dracula himself.

 

ETCHEMENDY, NANCY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Cat in Glass  (Cricket, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ETCHISON, DENNIS  (See also Jack Martin.)

 

Blood Kiss, The   (Scream Press, 1988.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

California Gothic  (Dell, 1995, Raven, 1995, DreamHaven, 1995.)

 

                A successful man and his family are menaced by the apparent return of his old, dead girlfriend, who has not aged a bit during the many years since they last met.

 

Dark Country, The  (Pulphouse Paperbacks, 1991.)

 

                Pamphlet version of the classic horror short story.

 

Dark Country, The  (Scream Press, 1982, Berkley, 1984, Futura, 1988, EMR, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Darkside  (Charter, 1986, American Fantasy, 1986, Futura, 1987, Airgedlamh, 1996.)

 

                A family finds their life coming apart when they inadvertently cross paths with a bizarre cult.  Their daughter is transformed into an inhuman creature, and they may all be doomed if they cannot understand what is going on and find away to counter the other worldly forces that surround them.

 

Death Artist, The  (Dreamhaven, 2000, Leisure, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Double Edge  (Dell, 1997, Pumpkin, 1998.)

 

                Atmospheric piece about a woman trying to recover from a tragedy who is plagued by a mysterious stalker and the unsettling visions of a psychic.

 

Fine Cuts  (PS, 2006.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Fog, The  (Bantam, 1980, Corgi, 1980, from the screenplay by John Carpenter and Debra Hill.)

 

                Chilling moments throughout, even if the logic doesn't pass muster at times.  The ghosts of people slain treacherously generations before return for their revenge, concealed in a weird fog that rolls in over the small town where the story takes place. 

 

Got to Kill Them All  (?)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Red Dreams  (Scream Press, 1984, Berkley, 1987, 1984, Futura, 1988.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Shadow Man  (Dell, 1993, Raven, 1995.)

 

                Something is killing children, something whose very existence adults choose not to accept.  A bitter man and a troubled child psychologist are drawn into a terrifying and unsettling series of mysteries when they cross the path of a malevolent creature of the night.

 

Talking in the Dark  (Stealth, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ETHRIDGE, BENJAMIN KANE

 

Black & Orange  (Bad Moon, 2010.)

 

Halloween masks a deadly attempt to open a gateway between worlds.

 

Bottled Abyss (Redrum, 2012.)

 

?

 

EULO, KEN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Bloodstone, The  (Pocket, 1981.)

 

Brownstone #2.

 

                 This sequel brings back the evil presence presumably thwarted in the first adventure, now reaching out with its discorporate hands to infiltrate the mind of a woman. She is drawn back to the site of that earlier horror, the pawn in the hands of an ancient, evil force.

 

Brownstone, The  (Pocket, 1980.)

 

Brownstone #1.

 

                A young couple take rooms in an aging brownstone mansion, but before long the strange behavior of their landladies and other circumstances lead the woman to believe there is something evil at work in the building, something supernatural.

 

Claw  (Simon & Schuster, 1994.)

 

                An escaped tiger which seems unbelievably intelligent turns out to be a genetically enhanced creature designed by the US military.

 

Deathstone, The  (Pocket, 1982.)

 

Brownstone #3.

 

                The third and final adventure in the series started in The Brownstone.  The heroine of the first two installments is off on vacation with her family when an evil force follows her, invading her new environment, and inflicting strange visions on her husband and child.  Once more, and for the last time, she is forced to fight for the lives of her family.

 

Ghost of Veronica Gray, The  (Pocket, 1985.)

 

                 A lonely little girl finds a new friend, one who is talented and witty and can tell her all sorts of things she didn't know before.  But there's one catch.  The friend is dead.  And the ghostly presence is interested in something other than just friendly games.

 

House of Caine, The  (Tor, 1988.)

 

                A young man's return home is marred by the discovery that many of the people there are not quite what they seem.  The town has become host to a kind of vampire, a small group who have chosen the area as their refuge from the rest of the world.

 

Manhattan Heat  (Tor, 1991.)

 

                A policeman whoís also a recovering alcoholic gets in over his head when a man dies and turns into a rotting corpse almost instantaneously.  His subsequent investigations uncover the walking dead and other supernatural manifestations.

 

Nocturnal  (Pocket, 1983, Coronet, 1985.)

 

                A woman with clairvoyant dreams seems to have become linked to a psychopathic murderer, who is aware of her perception and has set out to track her down and add her to his list of victims.  Her only chance is to discover and neutralize him first.  Competent variation of an often used plot.

 

EVAIN, ELAINE

 

Return Trip   (Pyramid, 1974.)

 

                A woman's trip to Scotland takes a strange twist when she realizes she is familiar with things she couldn't possibly have seen, at least not in her present lifetime.  A sometimes scary, story of reincarnation.

 

EVANS, DEREK

 

Who Put the Devil in Miss Jones?  (Bee-Line, 1974.)

 

                Pornography involving a randy devil.

 

EVANS, GEORGIA  (See also Rosemary Laurey.)

 

Bloody Awful  (Kensington, 2009.)

 

Alice Doyle #2.

 

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Bloody Good  (Kensington, 2009.)

 

Alice Doyle #1.

 

During World War II a lady doctor in London battles Nazi vampires.

 

Bloody Right  (Kensington, 2009.)

 

Alice Doyle #3.

 

?

 

EVANS, GRANT

 

Swapping with Satan  (Companion, 1970.)

 

                Pornography involving the minions of hell.

 

EVANS, JOHN

 

Gordius  (Arrow, 1998.)

 

                Not seen.

 

EVANS, JUSTIN

 

Good and Happy Child, A  (?, 2007.)

 

                A ghost story.

 

EVENSON, BRIAN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Windeye  (Coffee House, 2012.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EVERETT, MRS. H.D.

 

Crimson Blind & Other Stories, The (Wordsworth, 2006.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Death-Mask and Other Ghosts, The  (Philip Allan, 1920.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EVERSON, JOHN

 

13th, The  (Leisure, 2009.)

 

A hotel gets turned into an insane asylum, but there were some strange murders at the hotel and something has lingered on.

 

Cage of Bones & Other Deadly Obsessions  (Delirium, 2000.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Covenant  (Delirium, 2004, Leisure, 2008.)

 

                A supernatural force inspires suicides and "accidental" deaths.

 

Failure  (Delirium, 2006.)

 

                Novelette about a man's attempt to capture the soul of a dead witch.

 

Nightwhere  (Samhain, 2012.)

 

A sex club is a front for demonic activities.

 

Sacrifice  (Delirium, 2007, Leisure, 2009.)

 

A woman seeks to introduce a race of sadistic demons into the world.

 

Siren  (Leisure, 2010.)

 

A man falls in love with a siren from the sea.

 

Vigilantes of Love  (Twilight Tales, ?)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EX-PRIVATE X  (Pseudonym of A.M. Burrage, whom see.)

 

Someone in the Room  (Jarrolds, 1931.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

EYRE, KATHERINE WIGMORE

 

Lute and the Glove, The  (Appleton, 1955, Ace, undated.)

 

                A classic ghost story in the traditional fashion, with little overt horror but a great deal of terror by implication.  A visitor to a moldering castle sees things that are apparently invisible to everyone else, and is held in thrall by a pair of ghostly lovers.

 

EYTCHESON, BRYAN

 

Host  (Delirium, 2005.)

 

                A mutated parasite changes a man's perceptions of the world.