Last updated 7/12/16

 

IBARRA, BOWIE

 

Down the Road  (Permuted, 2006, Gallery, 2010.)

 

Zombie #1.

 

Unconvincing zombie Armageddon novel.

 

On the Last Day 

 

Zombie #2.

 

?

 

IGLESIAS, GABINO

 

Hungry Darkness (Severed, 2015.)

 

Underwater monster.

 

INGALLS, RACHEL

 

Binstead’s Safari  (?, 1983.)

 

                A sexual liaison with a shapeshifting native holy man upsets a woman’s life.  You can understand why it might.

 

Mrs. Caliban  (?, 1982.)

 

                A woman gets involved with a reptilian monster.

 

Times Like These  (Graywolf, 2005.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

INGLEFIELD, ELEANOR

 

Gates of Paradise, The  (Regency, 1970.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

INGRAM, ELEANOR

 

Thing from the Lake, The  (Lippincott, 1921.)

 

                A man is troubled by strange dreams and visitations, some of which emanate from an evil creature living in a nearby lake.

 

INNES, HAMMOND  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Solomon's Seal  (Knopf, 1980.)

 

                Actually just an adventure story involving an insurrection in Papua New Guinea, but there's an apparently genuine magical curse as well.

 

IONE, LARISSA  (See also Sydney Croft.)

 

Desire Unchained  (Forever, 2009.)

 

Demonica #2.

 

Demonic erotica.

 

Ecstasy Unveiled  (Grand Central, 2010.)

 

Demonica #4.

 

Love torn angels must combat a supernatural evil from their past.

 

Eternal Rider  (Grand Central, 2011.)

 

Lords of Deliverance #1.

 

Four siblings protect Earth from Hell.

 

Immortal Rider  (Grand Central, 2011.)

 

Lords of Deliverance #2.

 

A secret group guards the world from evil.

 

Passion Unleashed  (Forever, 2009.)

 

Demonica #3.

 

A woman with magical powers confronts a demon.

 

Pleasure Unbound  (Forever, 2008.)

 

Demonica #1.

 

An erotic romance involving demons.

 

Rogue Rider  (Grand Central, 2012.)

 

Lords of Deliverance #3.

 

Good vs evil incarnate.

 

Sin Undone (Forever, 2010.)

 

Demonica #5.

 

?

 

IRISH, WILLIAM  (Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich, whom see.)

 

Night Has 1000 Eyes, The  (Dell, undated.  Rinehart, ?,  as by George Hopley.)

 

                A haunting suspense tale from a master mystery writer, concerned with a man who is the reluctant possessor of the ability to foresee the future, particular the deaths of those around him, a gift which is more of a curse than a benefit.

 

IRONSIDE, VIRGINIA

 

Phantom of Burlap Hall  (Walker, 1991.)

 

Burlap Hall #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Spaceboy at Burlap Hall  (Walker, 1989.)

 

Burlap Hall #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Vampire Master  (Walker, 1987.)

 

Burlap Hall #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

IRVINE, ALEX  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

John Winchester's Journal  (It Books, 2009.)

 

A Supernatural novel.

 

An origin story for the demon hunters.

 

IRVINE, ROBERT

 

Devil's Breath, The  (Pinnacle, 1982.)

 

                American Indian magic manifests itself in a deadly series of events as an ancient demonic force is awakened after years of dormancy.  Some believe the Indians are using their mysticism to disguise overt actions, but others suspect that there may be a real, conscious entity prowling the night.

 

Footsteps  (Pinnacle, 1982.)

 

                An archaeologist unearths an artifact which should be of merely historical interest, but which is actually the key to a series of deadly supernatural events.  The protagonist struggles with extrasensory perception and a force that requires sacrifices to assuage its temper.

 

IRVING, WASHINGTON  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Bold Dragon and Other Ghostly Tales, The  (Knopf, 1930.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Ghostly Tales of Washington Irving, The  (Riverrun, 1979.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Tales of a Traveller by Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman  (Murray, 1824.)

 

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

 

Washington Irving’s Tales of the Supernatural  (Stemmer House, 1982.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

IRWIN, MARGARET  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Bloodstock and Other Stories  (Harcourt Brace, 1953, Chatto & Windus, 1953.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Madame Fears the Dark  (Chatto & Windus, 1935.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

IRWIN, SARITA  (See also Irwin Zacharia.)

 

To Love a Vampire  (Carousel, 1982.)

 

                ?

 

IVANHOE, MARK

 

Virgintooth  (III Publishing, 1991.)

 

                Vampire fare about a newly risen undead who spurns her master’s wishes.

 

IVY, ALEXANDRA  (Pseudonym of Debbie Raleigh. Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Beyond the Darkness  (Zebra, 2010.)

 

Guardians of Eternity #6.

 

Vampire romance.

 

Darkness Everlasting  (Zebra, 2008.)

 

Guardians of Eternity #3.

 

Vampire romance.

 

Darkness Revealed  (Zebra, 2009.)

 

Guardians of Eternity #4.

 

Vampire romance.

 

Embrace the Darkness  (Zebra, 2007.)

 

Guardians of Eternity #2.

 

Vampire romance.

 

Fear the Darkness (Zebra, 2012.)

 

Guardians of Eternity

 

Vampire romance.

 

My Lord Eternity  (Zebra, 2012.)

 

Immortal Rogues

 

Vampire romance.

 

My Lord Immortality  (Zebra, 2012.)

 

Immortal Rogues

 

Vampire romance.

 

When Darkness Comes  (Zebra, 2007.)

 

Guardians of Eternity #1.

 

Vampire romance.

 

IZZO, ANTHONY

 

Cruel Winter  (Pinnacle, 2005.)

 

                The new owners of a mansion include an undead zombie and a woman who can transform herself into an inhuman monster.

 

Dark Ones, The  (Pinnacle, 2008.)

 

A secret organization battles the minions of Satan.

 

Evil Harvest  (Pinnacle, 2007.)

 

A man travels back to the demon infested town that killed his family.

 

JABLONSKI, CARLA  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Gypsy Enchantment, The  (Pocket, 2001.)

 

A Charmed novel.

 

                Three witch sisters visit a circus and defeat a demonic creature after one of them has a vision in which her sister is murdered.

 

Shadow of the Sphinx (Simon Pulse, 2002.)

 

A Charmed novel.

 

                A trainee witch turns herself into a cat, and can't find a way to switch back to human form.

 

JAC, CHERLYN  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Night's Immortal Kiss  (Pinnacle, 1994.)

 

Vampire #1.

 

A New Orleans detective searching for her twin brother finds more than she expected when she falls under the influence of a darkly handsome but mysteriously reclusive man.  A romantic vampire novel, better than most of its type.

 

Night's Immortal Touch  (Pinnacle, 1995.)

 

Vampire #2.

 

More adventures of good and bad vampires involved with a murder investigation in contemporary New Orleans.

 

JACCOMA, RICHARD

 

Werewolf #2.

 

Werewolf's Revenge, The  (Gold Medal, 1991.)

 

                Good guy werewolf uses his powers to assassinate powerful Nazis during World War II, while the Germans are assisted by a revived mummy and zombie warriors.

 

Werewolf's Tale, The  (Gold Medal, 1988.)

 

Werewolf #1.

 

                Nazi agents are in league with the evil forces of the supernatural.  An unlucky detective is investigating occult occurrences when he is bitten by a werewolf.  Resisting the compulsion toward evil, he ranges himself against the growing forces of darkness and their Nazi allies

 

JACKSON, ANITA  (All of the following are editions designed for people having difficulty with their reading skills. Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

'57 T‑Bird  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A haunted automobile nearly causes the death of the protagonist.

 

Actor, The  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A young man uses black sorcery to find himself a position as a professional actor.

 

Deadly Game, A  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A magical chess set changes the course of a man's life, and seals the fate of his rival.

 

Dreams   (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A man's life is ruined when he begins to have strange dreams which are subsequently proven to be true.

 

Ear, The  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                When a man finds a disembodied human ear, its magical influence disrupts his life and threatens his sanity.

 

Homecoming  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A young woman discovers that the man she has begun to fall in love with is actually the ghost of someone who died long before.

 

No Rent to Pay  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A new tenant cannot understand why his landlord is so easy to get along with, until he discovers that the man and his wife are no longer alive, and have not been for some time.

 

ZB4  (Fearon‑Pitman, 1979.)

 

                A man finds himself descending into paranoia in a future where acquiring a new body is entirely possible.

 

JACKSON, CHASE

 

Whispers in the Dark (BQB, 2015.)

 

Twins are at the center of a paranormal mystery.

 

JACKSON, LIAM

 

Offspring  (Thomas Dunne, 2006.)

 

                The offspring of angels and humans battle an alliance of fallen angels and demons.

 

JACKSON, MELANIE

 

Divine Fire (Love Spell, 2005.)

 

Immortality and supernatural forces surround Lord Byron.

 

Divine Madness  (Love Spell, 2006.)

 

An immortal woman dodges supernatural forces.

 

Writ on Water  (Love Spell, 2006.)

 

Supernatural powers in an evil swamp.

 

JACKSON, MONICA

 

Magical Moment, A  (Pinnacle, 1999.)

 

                Someone is using demonic powers to murder men who have abused their wives, and a team of detectives has to track down the responsible party.

 

JACKSON, SHIRLEY

 

Come Along With Me  (Viking, 1968, Popular Library, ?.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Haunting of Hill House, The  (Viking, 1959, Joseph, 1960, Popular Library, 1962.)

 

                Possibly the best haunted house story of all time, and made into a first rate film as well.  A group of people spend time at a rumored haunted house, and discover that the disembodied forces that inhabit that building can play on their own personal fears and weaknesses to create an atmosphere of terror and panic.  Made into an excellent motion picture as well.

 

Just an Ordinary Day  (Bantam, 1997.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Lottery, The  (Farrar Straus, 1949, Gollancz, 1950, Lion, 1950, Avon, 1960.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Lottery and Other Stories, The  (Quality Paperback Book Club, 1991.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Magic of Shirley Jackson, The  (Farrar Strauss, 1966.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Masterpieces of Shirley Jackson, The  (Raven, 1996.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories plus The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle.

 

Sundial, The   (Farrar, Straus, 1958, Joseph, 1958, Ace, undated.)

 

                 A dozen people dwell in a mysterious house, awaiting the end of the world, attempting to find a way to work out their interpersonal tensions.  A bizarre, atmospheric piece quite unlike anything else.

 

JACKSON, T.G.

 

Six Ghost Stories  (Ash-Tree, 2000.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JACKSON, SIR THOMAS GRAHAM

 

Six Ghost Stories  (Murray, 1919, Ash-Tree, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JACOB, CHARLEE

 

Dread in the Beast  (Necro, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Guises  (Delirium, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Haunter  (Leisure, 2003.)

 

                Cambodians summon a demonic force which takes the form of an American soldier.

 

This Symbiotic Fascination  (Necro, 1996, Leisure, 2002.)

 

                A serial killer and a woman strike up an interesting relationship.  The supernatural overtones are almost an afterthought.

 

Up, Out of Cities That Blow Hot and Cold  (Delirium, 2000.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Wormwood Nights  (Bloodletting, 2005.)

 

                Marginal Victorian mystery.

 

JACOBI, CARL

 

Disclosures in Scarlet  (Arkham House, 1972.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

East of Samarinda m (Bowling Green State University, 1989.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Portraits in Moonlight  (Arkham House, 1964.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Revelations in Black  (Jove, 1979.  Arkham House, 1947, Panther, 1977, as The Tomb from Beyond.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Smoke of the Snake  (Fedogan & Bremer, 1994.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Tomb from Beyond, The.   (See Revelations in Black.)

 

JACOBS, CHARLEE

 

Dread in the Beast  (Necro, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Wormwood Nights  (2005)

 

A chapbook.

 

JACOBS, DAVID  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Bee-Zarre!  (Berkley, 1997.)

 

                A new strain of South American bee even more aggressive than the usual ones appears in the US, and a group of teenagers find themselves in serious jeopardy.

 

Devil's Brood, The  (Boulevard, 2000.)

 

                Evil is busting out all over as the Werewolf of London, Dracula, the Bride of Frankenstein, Frankenstein's monster, and some zombies all get into the act.

 

Devil's Night, The  (Boulevard, 2001.)

 

                Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, and the Werewolf of London are all drawn back to active life by members of an evil cult.

 

Dragonfry!  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

                Toxic waste turns a horde of otherwise normal dragonflies into dangerous people eaters.  For young adults.

 

Gross-Hoppers  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

Bug Files #6.

 

A swarm of mutant grasshoppers makes a New York girl's move to Kansas even less pleasant than she had anticipated.  For young adults.

 

Mut-Ants  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

Bug Files #4.

 

A colony of prehistoric ants is awakened and begin preying on innocent people.  For young adults.

 

Shockroach!  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

Bug Files #2.

 

Mutant cockroaches menace the inhabitants of a high rise apartment building.  For young adults.

 

Squirmsters  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

Bug Files #1.

 

Genetically altered caterpillars escape from their container aboard an airplane and begin eating everything in sight, including the passengers.  For young adults.

 

Tyrantula!  (Berkley, 1996.)

 

Bug Files #3.

 

Atomic testing mutates an army of tarantulas that begin preying on cattle as they move toward human habitations.  For young adults.

 

JACOBS, TERI A.

 

Void, The  (Leisure, 2002.)

 

                A woman dreams of a cruel world where the Mayan gods rule, and discovers that these phantom creatures can reach into the real world.

 

JACOBS, W.W.

 

Lady of the Barge, The  (Dodd, 1902, Harper, 1902.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are horror.

 

Monkey’s Paw, The  (Fantasia, 1984.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

Monkey’s Paw and Other Stories, The  (French, 1908.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Monkey's Paw and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre, The  (Academy Chicago, 1998.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Night Watches  (Scribner, 1914, Hodder, 1914.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are horror.

 

JACOBSON, JEFF

 

Sleep Tight (Pinnacle, 2013.)

 

Bedbugs spread a plague of homicidal mania.

 

JACOBSON, MARK

 

Gojiro (Atlantic Monthly, 1991, Bantam, 1993.)

 

                A satiric take on Godzilla with a giant lizard in the modern world and the young boy that befriends him.  More SF than horror but it is a giant monster, after all.

 

JACOBSON, SID

 

Dirty Son of a Witch  (Lancer, 1969.)

 

                A psychic detective sets out to rescue a woman from a coven of witches, ends up in bed with a medium, encounters a ghost, and has various other mildly sexy adventures.

 

JACQUES, BRIAN  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Seven Strange and Ghostly Tales  (Hutchinson, 1991, Philomel, 1991.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JAFFE, MICHAEL

 

Lady Killer/Secret Admirer  (Del Rey, 2002.)

 

                Two short novels of the supernatural – psychic dreams and vampires.

 

JAHN, MICHAEL  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Frighteners, The  (Boulevard, 1996, from the script by Fran Walsh & Peter Jackson.)

 

                A ghost hunter with ghostly allies sets out to track down and stop the Grim Reaper, a supernatural creature menacing the world in this seriocomic horror story.

 

JAK, ALISTER

 

Tainted Lake  (Horror House, 1999.)

 

                Two couples taking a scuba diving vacation are unaware that the lake they are visiting was created by drowning a community.  An evil spirit in the lake takes vengeance on anyone who enters its waters.

 

JAMES, DAVID  (Pseudonym of David Hagberg, whom see.)

 

Croc'  (Belmont Tower, 1976.)

 

                While searching the sewers under New York City, a man stumbles into a section rarely visited, and is killed by a gigantic alligator which has been living there.  A group of men enter the system to track down the killer, and discover that this is not nearly as easy as they had expected.

 

JAMES, DEAN  (Also writes Fantasy and Science Fiction.  See also Lisa Dean.)

 

Baked to Death  (Brava, 2005.)

 

Simon #3

 

                A vampire solves a poisoning death in medieval England.

 

Decorated to Death  (Brava, 2004.)

 

Simon #2.

 

                ?

 

Faked to Death  (Brava, 2003.)

 

Simon #1.

 

                ?

 

Posted to Death  (?)

 

Simon #?

 

                ?

 

JAMES, DEL

 

Language of Fear, The  (Dell, 1995.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JAMES, EMILY

 

Hide and Shriek II  (Gold Key, 1998.)

 

Ghosts of Fear Street #28.

 

                A ghost takes possession of a youngster’s body.

 

JAMES, GUNTHAR

 

Witch’s Spell, The  (Tiburon, 1969.)

 

                Pornography about a genuine witch.

 

JAMES, HENRY

 

Ghostly Tales of Henry James, The  (Rutgers, 1948, Grosset, 1963.  Taplinger, 1970, as Stories of the Supernatural.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Stories of the Supernatural.  (See The Ghostly Tales of Henry James.)

 

Turn of the Screw, The   (Macmillan, 1898, Heinemann, 1898, Norton, 1966, Airmont, 1967.)

 

                One of the most literate and convincing ghost stories of all time.  Quietly unsettling apparitions in a rural setting.

 

Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller, The  (Macmillan, 1898, Dell, 1954, Lancer, 1968.)

 

                Omnibus of the two short novels.

 

JAMES, JORDAN

 

Witch in Heat  (Leisure, 1967.)

 

                Marginal pornography.

 

JAMES, MARTIN  (Pseudonym of  James Kisner, whom see.)

 

Night Glow  (Pinnacle, 1989.)

 

                Wish fulfillment dreams in which individuals take violent revenge becomes even more terrifying when each person wakens to discover that he has acted out his or her compulsion while unconscious.  What has happened to break down the inhibitions that formerly restrained them?

 

Zombie House  (Pinnacle, 1990.)

 

                A mentally retarded, psychologically abused young man murders his family.  Years later, new residents in the house have visions of those terrible acts.  One of the children falls under the influence of a voodoo woman, who has magically transformed the murderer into a zombie.

 

JAMES, M.R.  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Best Ghost Stories of M.R. James, The  (World, 1944.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Book of Ghost Stories, The.  (See Book of the Supernatural.)

 

Book of the Supernatural  (Foulsham, 1979.  Stein & Day, 1982, as The Book of Ghost Stories.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Casting the Runes and Other Stories  (Oxford University, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Collected Ghost Stories of M.R. James, The  (Arnold, 1931, Longmans, 1931.  Arnold, 1974, as The Ghost Stories of M.R. James.  Penguin, 1984, as The Penguin Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories  (Penguin, 2005.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Fenstanton Witch and Others, The  (Haunted Library, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Five Jars, The  (?, Ash-Tree, ?)

 

                Aimed at younger readers, but a creepy story of a man with magical ointments who is pursued by evil creatures.

 

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary  (Arnold, 1904, Longmans, 1905, Pan, 1953,  Penguin, 1974, includes More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary.  Pan, 1953, Dover, 1970.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Ghost Stories of M.R. James, The.  (See The Collected Ghost Stories of M.R. James.)

 

Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories, The  (Penguin, 2006.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Illustrated Ghost Stories of M.R. James, The  (Oxford, 1986.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

More Ghost Stories.  (See More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary.)

 

More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary  (Arnold, 1911. Longmans, 1911, Penguin, 1959, as More Ghost Stories.  Pan, 1955.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

M.R. James  (British Fantasy Society, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Penguin Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James, The.  (See The Collected Ghost Stories of M.R. James.)

 

Pleasing Terror, A  (Ash-Tree, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Selected Ghost Stories of M.R. James  (Armed Services, 1944.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Thin Ghost and Others, A  (Arnold, 1919, Longmans, 1919.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Thirteen Ghost Stories  (Albatross, 1935.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories, A  (Longmans, 1925, Arnold, 1926, Hutchinson, 1987, Godine, 1990.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JAMES, PETER

 

Alchemist  (Gollancz, 1996.)

 

                Marginal thriller about a nasty pharmaceutical company involved in murder, illegal drugs, and perhaps a bit of black magic.

 

Dreamer  (St Martins, 1989, Gollancz, 1989.)

 

                A tormented young woman struggles with the realization that her terrible nightmares are precognitive glimpses of what is about to come, including her own death.  Can she alter what she has seen or is she fated to die on schedule?

 

Possession  (Doubleday, 1988, Gollancz, 1988, Dell, 1989, Orion, ?.)

 

                When her grown son dies in an accident, Alex experiences a vision of his continued existence.  It isn't long before she discovers that his personality has somehow survived the death of his body, and harbors powerful resentments toward the living.

 

Prophecy   (Gollancz, 1992, St Martins, 1994.)

 

Because of a horrible murder three centuries earlier, the lives of several people are shaped by a mysterious series of coincidences, all involving the deaths of people they know, and the working out of an age old prophecy involving one of their ancestors who practiced the black arts.

 

Sweet Heart   (Gollancz, 1990, St Martins, 1991.)

 

                In their quest to conceive a child, a young couple take up residence in an elderly, rural mill, only to discover that they have fallen under the spell of an ancient evil.  A restless spirit influences their personalities and threatens their relationship, and the woman discovers that her own background has some odd parallels to the place.

 

Truth, The  (Orion, 1997.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Twilight   (Signet UK, 1991, Gollancz, 1991, St Martin’s, 1993.)

 

                The premature burial of a young woman is covered up by the medical establishment, but a reporter knows the truth and intends to find out what really happened.  Her investigations bring her into the orbit of a doctor obsessed with astrally projecting himself and exploring the possibility of life after death.

 

JAMES, ROBERT

 

Blood Mist  (Leisure, 1987.)

 

                A construction project inadvertently sets free an age old monster with an insatiable thirst for human blood, Initially it seems only a creature of blind rage, but eventually a superhuman intelligence becomes evident as well.

 

Eerie in the Mirror  (Avon Camelot, 1999.)

 

Eerie, Indiana #16.

 

                A youngster breaks a magical mirror and the result is a peculiar kind of doppelganger arrangement with two kids sharing the same life.

 

JAMISON, ELLEN

 

Stone Dead  (Zebra, 1993.)

 

A mysterious doll seizes control of the mind of its new owner, forcing her to commit a series of terrible crimes.  But its ultimate objective is even more terrifying, an exchange of bodies.

 

JANES, HURFORD

 

Revenge of Frankenstein, The  (Panther, 1958.)

 

                Not seen.

 

JASPER, ELLE

 

Afterlight  (Signet Eclipse, 2010.)

 

Vampire romance.


JAY, STACEY

 

Blood on the Bayou  (Pocket, 2012.)

 

Fairies #2.

 

A woman with fae powers solves a mystery.

 

Dead on the Delta  (Pocket, 2011.)

 

Fairies #1.

 

Evil fairies invade the world.

 

My So Called Death  (Flux, 2010.)

 

Zombie #2.

 

?

 

Undead Much?  (Flux, 2010)

 

Zombie #3.

 

?

 

You Are So Undead to Me  (Flux, 2009.)

 

Zombie #1.

 

?

 

JAY, VICTOR

 

Devil Soul  (Belmont, 1970.)

 

                Two contending forces, one good and one evil, struggle for possession of the soul of a young man.  Using powers derived from the devil, the villain attempts to corrupt and then to destroy his chosen victim.

 

Gay Haunt, The  (Olympia, 1970.)

 

                Pornography involving ghosts.

 

JEFFERIES, MIKE  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Stone Angels  (Harper, 1993.)

 

                An archeologist stumbles across an ancient tomb and finds himself cast as the defender of humanity opposed to a horde of demonic invaders.  More occult adventure than modern horror.

 

JEFFERSON, JEMIAH

 

Drop of Scarlet, A  (Leisure, 2007.)

 

Vampire #3.

 

                An effort by a vampire woman to cure her mate’s insanity results in a plague of addiction among vampires.

 

Fiend  (Leisure, 2005.)

 

                A 19th Century traveler in Italy becomes a vampire.

 

Voice of the Blood  (Leisure, 2001.)

 

Vampire #1.

 

                A woman becomes romantically involved with a vampire who wants her to destroy him, and is lured into a strange secret world concealed within our own.

 

Wounds  (Leisure, 2002.)

 

Vampire #2.

 

                An egotistical vampire meets his match when he encounters a stripper who is immune to his mental manipulation.

 

JEFFREY, SHAUN

 

Evilution  (Invisible College Press, 2003.)

 

                Mysterious goings on in a small village mask a scientific experiment designed to change the nature of human existence.

 

Voyeurs of Death  (Doorways, 2007.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JENNINGS, JAN

 

Vampyr  (Tor, 1981.)

 

                A man with a fatal disease encounters a female vampire who falls in love with him, much to her own surprise. Unfortunately, there are other vampires intolerant of any divergence from the norm.

 

JENS, TINA L.

 

Blues Ain't Nothin', The  (Design Image Group, 2002.)

 

                Episodic story about a young girl growing up in a haunted night club.

 

JENSEN, BRETT

 

Wake of Ruin (Abaddon, 2015.)

 

?

 

 

JENSEN, JANE  (Also writes Science Fiction and  Fantasy.)

 

Beast Within, The  (Roc, 1998.)

 

Gabriel Knight #2.

 

                A writer investigates a series of vicious murders in Munich.  The trail leads him to a hunt club, one of whose members is a werewolf, and who intends to discourage the impudent self appointed detective permanently.

 

Sins of the Fathers  (Roc, 1997.)

 

Gabriel Knight #1..

 

Based on the computer game, this pits a horror novelist turned detective against an ancient family curse and an evil voodoo cult.  Knight discovers that his destiny is to track down and destroy supernatural evils.

 

JENSEN, RUBY JEAN

 

Annabelle  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

                When Jessica discovers a bunch of dolls in an abandoned mansion, she keeps it as her personal secret, toys reserved for her exclusive use.  But the dolls have ideas of their own.

 

Baby Doll  (Zebra, 1991.)

 

                Another variation of the demonic doll, in this case one which steals the life from people who take it into their beds. Fairly predictable plot but suspenseful.

 

Best Friends  (Zebra, 1985.)

 

                A little boy discovers that his "imaginary" playmates aren't all that imaginary, and can actually affect the people around him, including adults.  And in the case of people he doesn't like, the interactions are less than gentle.

 

Celia  (Zebra, 1991.)

 

                A battered woman and her family flee the spirit of her dead husband, who can assume the form of a tentacled creature as it pursues them cross country, killing anyone who tries to help the distressed family.

 

Chain Letter  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

                 Breaking the link in a chain letter is supposed to be bad luck, but in the case of this one, the results are inevitably fatal.  Also involved is a strange well, which holds an uncanny allure for those who have disregarded the warning.

 

Child of Satan House  (Manor, 1978.)

 

A routine story of murder with some mildly psychic events helping lead to its solution.      

 

Dark Angel  (Manor, 1978.)

 

                A young woman who has studied the occult arranges her own death and astrally projects herself, seizing control of the body of a beautiful young girl.  The occupation isn't complete however as the two personalities battle for control.

 

Death Stone  (Zebra, 1989.)

 

                Two children recover a mysterious ring from an abandoned well, unaware of the fact it is the focus for a disembodied and evil force.  The entity is an angry spirit seeking vengeance against the community.

 

Haunting, The  (Zebra, 1994.)

 

A very traditional haunted house story with strange figures in the darkness and such.  The protagonist believes it all to be imagination until two children disappear and she discovers she must solve the secret of the house to save their lives.

 

Home Sweet Home  (Zebra, 1985.)

 

                A young boy is sent off to the mountains for a two week vacation with a "nice" man who turns out to be anything but.  A mundane thriller with supernatural overtones packaged as a horror novel.

 

House of Illusions  (Zebra, 1988.)

 

                Two little girls have horrifying experiences when they spend some time with their father in a carnival following their parents' divorce.  Among other things, the clowns don't appear to be human beings.

 

Lake, The  (Tor, 1983.)

 

                Something lives in a small lake, something monstrous and evil which consumes anyone who unwarily ventures out into the waters where it dwells.  A series of disappearances alerts the protagonist to its existence, but how can he convince anyone else of the truth?

 

Living Evil, The  (Zebra, 1993.)

 

                An ensorcelled doll is turned into an apparently evil woman who extends her powers to doom an entire family.

 

Lost and Found  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                Although an adult is blamed for a series of violent deaths in a rural area, the events coincide with repeated sightings of a mysterious and malevolent young girl wandering in the woods. Unsurprisingly, she is a restless spirit of a youngster murdered years earlier blindly seeking revenge.

 

Mama  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

                A little girl plays secretly with the doll she found in the attic, never suspecting that the supposed toy has a mind of its own, and an old grudge to be satisfied.

 

Night Thunder  (Zebra, 1995.)

 

A group of cultists murdered by farmers generations earlier rise from the dead when a magical tree that has guarded their graves is cut down.

 

Pendulum  (Zebra, 1989.)

 

                The gift of an Ouija Board from a strange man convinces Heather that she should run a fortune telling booth at the school fair.  Most of her predictions are pleasant and well received, but whenever the pointer indicates death, the person concerned dies shortly thereafter.

 

Reckoning  (Zebra, 1992.)

 

                In a small town where several children have disappeared over the years, the day of reckoning has arrived.  The children return, unchanged physically, but possessing an irresistible supernatural power that is an expression of their ageless rage.

 

Smoke  ( Zebra, 1988.)

 

                A lamp purchased at a garage sale resembles the magical lamp of the Aladdin stories, but the creature evoked by it is far more insidious and evil minded.  It has the powers of a genie, but is far too wary to be reconfined.

 

Such a Good Baby  (Tor, 1982.)

 

                A fourteen year old virgin gives birth to what appears to be a beautiful, perfect child.  But young Jeremy drives nurse after nurse away, terrifying them with his ability to compel them psychically.  And his powers grow as he does, until he is able to command others with terrifying ease.

 

Vampire Child  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                When their son is infected with vampirism, a family is slow to react until his bloodthirst ends with the murder of one of his brothers.  The rest of the family flees across the country, but three years later, he tracks them down.

 

Victoria  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                The mysterious existence of two similar antique dolls is the prelude to a series of murders.  One of the dolls is possessed by a malevolent personality which causes the deaths of several people  before its connection with the protagonist's aunt is discovered. 

 

Wait and See  (Zebra, 1986.)

 

                An uneasy spirit rises in the night, skeletal, malevolent, determined to avenge itself on the living.  Kevin disregards the advice of his family and surrenders his will to a vengeful entity.

 

JEPSON, EDGAR  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Garden at 19, The.  (See Number Nineteen.)

 

Mystery of the Myrtles, The  (?, 1909.)

 

                Human sacrifices are required to propitiate elemental creatures.

 

Number Nineteen N (Mills & Boon, 1910.  Wessels & Bissell, Midnight House, 2003, as The Garden at 19.)

 

                The protagonist discovers that his neighbor, a stage magician, is practicing black magic, which turns out to be true, resulting in an animated, murderous statue.

 

JEROME, JEROME K.

 

After Supper Ghost Stories and Other Tales  (Sutton, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Passing of the Third Floor Back, The  (Hurst & Blackett, 1907, Dodd, Mead, 1908.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are horror.

 

Told After Supper  (Leadenhall, 1891, Altemus, 1891.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JEROME, OWEN FOX  (Pseudonym of Oscar J. Friend. Also wrote Science Fiction.)

 

Hand of Horror, The  (?, 1927.)

 

                Not seen.

 

JERVIS, TABATHA

 

Satan’s Mistress  (Star, 1977.)

 

                Pornography involving demonic creatures.

 

JESSOP, AUGUSTUS

 

Phantom Coach and Other Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, The  (Fawcett, 1998.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JETER, K.W.  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Dark Seeker (Tor, 1987, Pan, 1991.)

 

                An experimental drug allows a group of college students to explore the possibility of group consciousness.  But it accomplishes more than that, and the protagonist finds that his entire life will be forever shaped by the uncanny results of that experiment, which might also cost him the life of his son.

 

In the Land of the Dead  (Onyx, 1989, Morrigan, 1989.)

 

                An unusually low key horror novel set during the depression era in California.  The protagonist is a petty criminal serving as bookkeeper for a rapacious businessman, who meets a strange woman who can animate the dead.  The two plot the death of their employer, but their plans misfire.

 

Mantis  (Tor, 1987, Pan, 1992.)

 

                A bizarre love story of sorts.  Michael becomes involved with a woman whose powerful personality comes to dominate every aspect of his life.  But she requires something more than normal human love, something deadly.

 

Night Man  (Onyx, 1990, Pan, 1991.)

 

                Steven is a battered child with an alcoholic mother, a sluttish sister, and no prospects.  Suddenly a mysterious vehicle appears, apparently a demonic force sent to convert to reality the horrible revenge he imagines.

 

Soul Eater  (Tor, 1983, Kinnell, 1989.)

 

                 A little girl commits a brutal murder at the urging of a possessive spirit which takes control of her mind and body.  And the killing may have just begun, unless someone accepts what is happening and finds a way to drive out the evil spirit.

 

Wolf Flow  (St Martin's, 1992.)

 

                A man left to die in the desert is rescued and left in an abandoned health spa where he is exposed to the waters that run underneath the building.  The water is itself a lifeform, with the ability to heal and transform anyone who bathes in it.

 

JEWELL, CAROLYN

 

Darker Crimson, A  (?, 2005.)

 

?

 

My Wicked Enemy  (Grand Central, 2008.)

 

A witch appeals to a demon for help.

 

JEWETT, SARAH ORNE

 

Lady Ferry and Other Uncanny People  (Ash Tree, 1998.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JOHN, ANTHONY  (Pseudonym of Anthony DeStefano, whom see, and John S. Lettell.)

 

Predator, The  (Ballantine, 1983.)

 

                The villain in this macabre novel is a man who appears entirely human, except that he is at times transformed into a savage predator whose natural prey is any innocent person who is unlucky enough to get in his way.  The protagonist must not only solve the string of brutal murders, but deal with the more than human creature who is responsible.

 

JOHN, COLIN  (Pseudonym of Chet Hagan.)

 

Witching, The  (Tower, 1982.)

 

                Against a Pennsylvania Dutch background, a down to earth detective must unravel a string of murders connected to a set of occult beliefs.  Initially he believes the supernatural connection to be nothing more than the murderer's delusion, but as more evidence comes to light, his own view of the universe is altered as well.

 

JOHN, JASPER  (Pseudonym of Rosalie Muspratt, whom see.)

 

Sinister Stories  (Walker, 1930.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JOHNSON, ALEX S.

 

Death Moon  (Black Flame, 2005.)

 

A Friday the 13th novel.

 

                Jason is revived in the future and goes on a rampage at a girls' school on the moon.

 

Wipeout  (Black Flame, 2006.)

 

A Final Destination novel.

 

                ?

 

JOHNSON, B.S. & GHOSE, ZULFIKAR

 

Statement Against Corpses  (Constable, 1964.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JOHNSON, GEORGE CLAYTON  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

All of Us Are Dying and Other Stories  (Subterranean, 1999.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JOHNSON, KENNETH

 

Dracula’s Dog.  (See Hounds of Dracula.)

 

Homunculus  (New English Library, 1982.)

 

                 A humanoid creature thought to be the result of a birth defect is born in England, during the delivery of which its mother dies.  But as the creatures grows, it exerts supernatural power in the service of a supernatural force.

 

Hounds of Dracula  (Signet, 1977, based on the screenplay by Frank Ray Perilli. Everest, 1977, as Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.  Signet, 1978, as Dracula's Dog .)

 

                A faithful retainer to the Dracula family of Transylvania journeys to the new world, seeking the last living descendant of the vampiric strain.  But Michael Drake wishes no part of his ancestor's curse, and this reluctance might result in his being the next victim of a vampire dog.

 

Succubus, The  (Blond & Briggs, 1979, Dell, 1980.)

 

                The succubus is a female demon who walks unsuspected through the ordinary world, culling out the men whom she chooses to be her victims, draining their lives in a kind of sexual vampirism.  Strong but spiritless sexual content.

 

Zoltan, Hound of Dracula.  (See Hounds of Dracula.)

 

JOHNSON, MAUREEN

 

Boy in the Smoke, The (Putnam, 2014.)

 

Shades of London #3.

 

?

 

Madness Underneath, The (Putnam, 2013.)

 

Shades of London #2.

 

?

 

Name of the Star, The (Putnam, 2012.)

 

Shades of London #1.

 

?

 

Shadow Cabinet, The (Putnam, 2015.)

 

Shades of London #4

 

A missing ghost and a mass murderer.

 

JOHNSON, ROGER

 

Ghostly Crew, A  (Sarob, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JOHNSTON, GUNNAR  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Claws of the Scorpion, The  (?, 1935.)

 

Silber #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Soria Moria Castle  ( Rider, 1938.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Two Kings, The  (?, 1936.)

 

Silber #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

JOHNSTON, MARY  (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Witch, The  (?, 1914.)

 

                Not seen.

 

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Asylum  (Bantam, 1972, based on the screenplay by Robert Bloch.)

 

                This was one of those episodic horror films that enjoyed a brief popularity a few years back.  Some of the sections are quite well done, particularly the one involving puppets with a mind of their own.

 

JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM W.  (See also collaboration with Joseph E. Keene.  Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Bats  (Zebra, 1993.)

 

A horde of vampire bats descends on a small town, having developed a taste for human blood.  The usual carnage follows before the protagonists win through.

 

Carnival  (Zebra, 1989.)

 

                A mysterious carnival arrives in a small town, and each night another townsperson dies in some horrible fashion.  There is a presence traveling with the show, one which seeks revenge on the entire community.

 

Cat's Cradle  (Zebra, 1986.)

 

                A small girl and a cat are rescued from the wilderness, following which a series of strange murders shocks a nearby community.  There seems to be no connection, but as the death toll rises, the girl begins to seem more active, healthy, and malevolent, as though she were feeding on the disasters.

 

Cat's Eye  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                A romance writer retreats to a remote house to work, but is plagued by a peculiar purring sound that seems to have no material origin.  Her bodyguard is the first to realize that the devil is on the loose and that they are both in mortal danger.

 

Crying Shame, A  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

                Half human creatures emerge from the depths of an enormous swamp, kidnapping young women and carrying them off into the darkness, where they mate and produce more of their kind.  Several normal people also appear to be in league with these denizens of the darkness.

 

Darkly the Thunder  (Zebra, 1990.)

 

                Unearthly thunder accompanies a wave of strange visitations and transformations in a remote valley.  The residents begin to act like the walking dead and a brilliant young boy may hold the key to holding back a force which threatens the entire world.  Satanic intervention on a massive, if predictable scale.

 

Devil's Cat, The  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

Sam & Nydia Balon #4. 

 

                The two people who have successfully thwarted several previous attempts by the legions of Hell to invade our world find themselves in a small town plagued by supernaturally motivated cats.

 

Devil's Heart  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

Sam & Nydia Balon #2. 

 

                The coven of witches who unsuccessfully attempted to open a permanent gateway for the legions of Hell were defeated in the first volume but not destroyed, and now they are preparing once more to make the town of Whitfield the beginning of the destruction of the world.

 

Devil's Kiss, The  (Zebra, 1980.)

 

Sam & Nydia Balon #1. 

 

                A cult of satanists find a way to allow the minions of Satan to cross over into the town of Whitfield.  One after another, the citizens of that community find themselves being attacked and often killed by hideous creatures whose existence they had formerly dismissed as mere fables.

 

Devil's Laughter, The  (Zebra, 1992.)

 

                A series of brutal killings in a small town tips off some of the residents that demonic forces are engaged in a campaign to destroy the entire community.  The dead themselves become agents of evil, stalking fresh victims.  Another gorefest.

 

Devil's Touch, The  (Zebra, 1984.)

 

Sam & Nydia Balon #3. 

 

                The evil menace that destroyed the town of Whitfield in the previous volume reaches out to another community, where the three survivors of that earlier disaster attempt to find a way to combat a horde of risen corpses and ravenous demons.

 

Night Mask  (Zebra, 1994.)

 

A confused and gory blend of serial killers and werewolves pursued by persistent but cardboard police detectives.  Plenty of mutilated bodies and other embellishments.

 

Nursery, The  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

                A supernatural entity known as the Master plots to extend his influence in the world by suborning infants.  A group of babies has been infected with his evil, and it is only a matter of time until he is ready to use them as his instruments.

 

Rockabilly Hell  (Zebra, 1995.)

 

Rockabilly #1.

 

Mysterious goings on along a haunted section of highway where people can travel back and forth in time, but at a terrible price.  The usual rock 'n' roll horror devices.

 

Rockabilly Limbo  (Zebra, 1996.)

 

Rockabilly #2.

 

                The forces of evil use rock music as a tool to spread chaos and violence across the country, while an heroic lawman struggles to find a haven of peace.

 

Rockinghorse  (Zebra, 1986.)

 

                An innocent looking rocking horse is actually the manifestation of an evil force, one which uses innocent children to further its own ends, and which can control the minds of others.

 

Sandman  (Zebra, 1988.)

 

                Another variation of the small, egocentric child with the power to strike out at the adult world.  Paul Kelly discovers to his delight that he can secretly manipulate the lives of those who have displeased him, and before he is done, the entire community has been thrown into chaos.

 

Them  (Zebra, 1992.)

 

                An unhappy boy helps invaders from another world cross the barrier onto Earth.  A strange mishmash of SF and horror themes, with some truly clunky efforts at humor.

 

Toy Cemetery  (Zebra, 1987.)

 

                A macabre old man fashions dolls and other toys, but imbues them with unique properties.  For one thing, they bleed when they are damaged.  The protagonist's return to the scenes of his childhood marks his crossing into a world where the old rules no longer apply.

 

Uninvited, The  (Zebra, 1982.)

 

                An entry in the nature gone mad column.  In rural Louisiana, a horde of mutated cockroaches stirs from its long period of dormancy, moving out into the world in quest of a fresh source of food.  The plot quickly moves from quiet suspense to open warfare, as the authorities struggle to find a way to suppress the menace before it spreads completely beyond control.

 

Watchers in the Woods  (Zebra, 1991.)

 

                Another species lives concealed among the human race, and their tainted blood carries with it a periodic compulsion to commit acts of violence.

 

Wolfsbane  (Zebra, 1982.)

 

                The Louisiana bayou country is the setting for this story of a mysterious plant whose bloom heralds the arrival of hordes of werewolfish creatures who prey on human flesh.  Can the protagonist and a small group of allies discover a method of repelling the devilish creatures and returning them to whatever obscure corner of Hell spawned them?

 

JOLLEY, DAN  (See collaboration with Scott Ciencin.)

 

JONAS, GARY

 

Curse of the Magazine Killers  (Ozark Triangle, 1998.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

One Way Ticket to Midnight  (Yard Dog, 2002.)

 

                Serial killings with a touch of witchcraft.

 

JONES, ALLAN FREWIN  (See Damien Graves.)

 

JONES, BRUCE

 

Tarotown  (Leisure, 1982.)

 

                At first the small community of Tarotown seems idyllic to a young couple who move there in search of peace and quiet.  But then they notice that everyone seems just a bit too perfect, and shortly after that, a series of disappearances and other odd events suggests that there is a secretive intelligence manipulating the townspeople.

 

Twisted Tales  (Blackthorne, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JONES, JENNY

 

Where the Children Cry  (Gollancz, 1998.)

 

                The spirit of a 12th Century anti-semite is active once again in the 20th Century, hounding one young man to his death, and threatening the same fate for others.

 

JONES, JOHN G.

 

Amityville Horror II, The  (Warner, 1982.)

 

Although the binding says non-fiction, this is a straight haunted house story based very loosely on the fabrications surrounding the original Amityville story. 

 

Amityville: The Evil Escapes  (Tudor, 1988.)

 

                Although the original Amityville story has been exposed as a hoax, it gave inspiration to a series of haunted house tales in its setting.  This time around, the furnishings from the house are sold, and the new owners discover that the curse has come along as an extra dividend.

 

Amityville: The Final Chapter  (New English Library, 1984, Jove, 1985.)

 

If only it were.  Also purports to be non-fiction, although by now the joke was wearing pretty thin.  The evil from the house pursues the Lutz family around the world with the usual variety of manifestations and silliness.

 

Amityville: The Horror Returns  (Tudor, 1989.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Amityville: The Untold Story  (Arrow, 1985.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Supernatural, The  (Tudor, 1988.)

 

                A conman on the run from the law and the criminal world alike escapes into a bizarre environment where ancient legacies and supernatural powers hold sway.

 

JONES, LANYON

 

Seven Deadly Sins, The  (Kimber, 1979.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JONES, LINDA WINSTEAD

 

Moon Witch, The  (Berkley, 2005.)

 

                Romance novel involving contemporary witchcraft.

 

JONES, LOUIS

 

Spooks in the Valley  (Houghton, 1948.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Things That Go Bump in the Night  (Hill & Wang, 1949.)

 

                Collection of loosely related stories.

 

JONES, L.Q.

 

Brotherhood of Satan, The  (Award, 1971, from the screenplay by L.Q. Jones.)

 

                A charismatic figure lures children to his satanic cult, using them as sacrifices to his unholy master until one man becomes determined to investigate the disappearances and bring the brotherhood to a halt.

 

JONES, MARK HOWARD  (See collaboration with Jeffrey Thomas.)

 

JORDAN, LEE

 

Cat's Eyes   (New American Library, 1972, Signet, 1983.)

 

                Rachel's life is thrown into turmoil following a serious car crash.  Although she survives her life is plagued by the appearance of a menacing cat, whose presence seems linked to an attempt on her baby's life.  Although all the supernatural elements are explained at the end, this suspense novel appears for most of its length to be genuinely supernatural.

 

Hell's Doctor  (Black Rose, 2011.)

 

A trip through multiple hells.

 

JORDAN, MICHAELE

 

Mirror Maze  (Pyr, 2011.)

 

A family battles a demonic curse.

 

JORGENSEN, IVAR  (Pseudonym of Paul Fairman, whom see.)

 

Rest in Agony  (Monarch, 1963. Armchair, 2016, as by Paul Fairman, bound with The Face Beyond the Veil by Rog Phillips.)

 

A man's spirit returns to warn his family about satanists.

 

JOSEPH, ANNE  (Pseudonym of Anna Scot.)

 

Grandfather  (Zebra, 1991.)

 

                A young girl is assaulted by a group of neighborhood boys, who begin to die in mysterious ways in the days that follow.  Although not responsible herself, she suspects that her dead grandfather has somehow returned from the grave to wreak horrible vengeance.

 

JOSHI, S.T.

 

Assaults of Chaos, The  (Hippocampus, 2013.)

 

H.P. Lovecraft and other historical figures battle a supernatural evil.

 

JOYCE, BARBARA

 

Halloween Bugs Me!  (Minstrel, 1997.)

 

A Ghosts of Fear Street book.

 

                A magical bag creates more and more of anything that is put into it, and a young boy decides to use it to get revenge on a rival.

 

JOYCE, BRENDA

 

House of Dreams  (St Martins, 2000.)

 

                Dark romance novel about two families who have been magically linked for generations.

 

JOYCE, GRAHAM  (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)

 

Black Dust  (Subterranean, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Dark Sister  (Headline, 1992, Tor, 1999.)

 

                A woman discovers the powers of witchcraft and uses them to free herself from an abusive husband, although only after getting involved with forces ultimately beyond her control.

 

Dreamside  (Pan, 1991, Tor, 2000.)

 

                An experiment in shared dreaming has frightening consequences in the years that follow, as the former participants find themselves drawn unwillingly into a dream reality that can have a physical effect on their waking world.

 

House of Lost Dreams  (Headline, 1993.)

 

                Marginal supernaturalism involving visions experienced by a vacationing couple that affect their lives.

 

How to Make Friends with Demons (?, as Memoirs of a Master Forger.  Night Shade, 2009.)

 

A blend of real and metaphorical demons troubles various people.

 

Indigo  (Pocket, 2000, Michael Joseph, 2000.)

 

                A man gets caught up in an international quest for the secret of invisibility.

 

Leningrad Nights  (PS, 1999.)

 

                Short story published as a pamphlet.

 

Limits of Enchantment, The  (Gollancz, 2005.)

 

                Marginal story about magic infiltrating the modern world.

 

Memoirs of a Master Forger  (See How to Make Friends with Demons.)

 

Requiem.  (Creed, 1995, Tor, 1996.)

 

                Very atmospheric and effective tale of miracles involving the Dead Sea Scrolls, insanity, visions, and other strange events, set in modern day Jerusalem.

 

Silent Land, The (Anchor, 2011.)

 

Skiiers have a near death experience in another reality.

 

Smoking Poppy  (Pocket, 2001, Gollancz, 2001.)

 

                Very marginal story of a man searching for his daughter in Southeast Asia.  There's a brief sequence involving ambiguous local magic.

 

Tooth Fairy, The  (Tor, 1998, Signet UK, ?, Gollancz, 2002.)

 

                A young boy discovers that he can see the Tooth Fairy, who is actually a repulsive creature whose appearance changes during the course of the boy’s life.  The two are intricately intertwined in a series of tragedies, terrors, and general uneasiness.

 

JOYCE, JOCELYN

 

Demon Heat  (Masquerade, 1991.)

 

                Not seen.

 

JUDGE, W.Q.

 

Tell-Tale Picture Gallery, The  (International Book House, 1947.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

JUNGMAN, ANN

 

Vlad the Drac Down Under   (Young Lions, 1989.)

 

Vlad #5.

 

                Not seen.

 

Vlad the Drac Returns  (Dragon, 1984.)

 

Vlad #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Vlad the Drac Superstar  (Dragon, 1985.)

 

Vlad #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Vlad the Drac  (Dragon, 1982.)

 

Vlad #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Vlad the Drac Vampire  (Dragon, 1988.)

 

Vlad #4.

 

                Not seen.