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Blood Law (Berkley, 2011.)


Blood Moon #1.


Werewolf romance.


Bloodright  (Berkley, 2012.)


Blood Moon #2.


Werewolf romance.


Blood Vow  (Berkley, 2012.)


Blood Moon #3.


Werewolf romance.




Lily Dale  (New English Library, 1972, Belmont Tower, 1972.)


Posing as a medium, Lily bilks people of their money, seduces men, and pretty much has her way with the world. Then she discovers that her powers aren't the elaborate hoax that she thought they were, and that she has summoned genuine, and dangerous, forces.




Greatest Adventure, The    (Dutton, 1929, Ace, ?.)


                A group of scientists journey to Antarctica to investigate the source of a living baby dinosaur, only to find themselves in a lost world where the creatures of prehistory still exist.  One of the classic lost world adventure stories.




Bog, The  (Morrow, 1986, Jove, 1987.)


The discovery of preserved human bodies in an English bog is the prologue a terrifying series of incidents as an archaeologist discovers that a demonic force from the past is still alive and still desires human sacrifices in its name.


Delicate Dependency, The  (Avon, 1982.)


                 Talbot presents an original view of the vampire in this story of a British doctor who recognizes an accident victim as the original model for a painting by Da Vinci.  Soon he and his family have learned that vampires exist in a secret society that exists within the framework of human history, and that they fill an important role.


Night Things  (Avon, 1990.)


 Shortly after remarrying, a woman becomes disturbed by her son's fascination with the house where they are temporarily living, a mansion created by a demented woman.  Among other things, the building appears to be larger on the inside than on the outside.  There's something living in the house, something that warns them of even greater, and more evil, intelligences. 




Chasm: A Weekend  (Overlook, 2004.)


                Subtle, ambiguous supernatural events at a prolonged party.




Black Sun  (Leisure, 1980.)


                 An evil creature from the past strikes against a young woman, driving her from her own mind and body so that it can supplant her personality and re-establish itself among the living.




Haunting, The  (Harlequin, 2007.)


A Ghost story.


TALLARICO, TONY   (See collaborations with D.J. Arneson.)




Charmed Life  (Leisure, 1991, Grafton, 1991.)


The protagonist lives under a curse.  No harm can ever come to him, but everyone around him dies, the consequences of a battle between unseen supernatural forces which use him as a playing piece. 


Evil Intent  (Headline, 1994, Leisure, 1996.)


The town outcast calls upon supernatural forces to wreak vengeance against his many enemies.  His plans are endangered by yet another occult power within the community.


Godsend, The  (St. Martin's, 1976, Souvenir, 1976, Avon, 1977.)


When the Marlows adopt an abandoned child, they expect to fit her into the family with no difficulty.  But from the very outset she is different, unwilling to accept the rights of others.  When the Marlows' natural children begin to die mysteriously, they realize the horrible presence they have accepted into their home.


Moorstone  (Piatkus, 1982, St Martin's, 1989  St. Martin's, 1982 as The Moorstone Sickness.)


                An attractive young couple seeking a quiet environment fall prey to a community which uses a supernatural ceremony to steal the bodies of the young, leaving the displaced personalities in the discarded shells, confined to a sanitorium.


Moorstone Sickness, The.  (See Moorstone.)


Reaping, The  (Leisure, 1980, Souvenir, 1980.)


An ageless creature who has postponed her own death commissions a painting of herself, and the artist who takes the job finds himself involved in a complicated and menacing series of supernatural events designed to prolong her existence even further.


Sweetheart, Sweetheart  (St. Martin's, 1977, Souvenir, 1977, Ballantine, 1979.)


When one of a pair of twin brothers begins to have presentiments of disaster, he journeys to visit his sibling and his new wife, only to discover that they have been brutally killed.  Even worse, the same force that struck down his brother is after him and his fiance as well.




Death of Jason Darby, The  (World, 1970, Signet, 1972.)


Ben Thorn is troubled by a pair of apparitions who appear at night, one a mysterious dark figure who troubles his dreams, the other a beautiful but enigmatic woman who appears in his room, apparently while he is awake.  He becomes obsessed with the woman, a fascination which he must deal with before an immaterial force strikes down the woman he loves.


Lamia: A Witch  (Dutton, 1996.)


A blend of horror and romance as a young woman turns to supernatural powers to avenge the persecution of her mother as a witch.




Unknown Jungle, The  (Dorrance, 1993.)


                A very short novel about an ancient evil force rising in a small town, targeting the wealthy and corrupt minority. 




Bitter Blood  (Zebra, 1994.)


Vampire Legacy #2.


The good vampire protagonist is pursued by a villainous group of her kind, who hope to use her still living boyfriend as a fatal lure.


Blood of My Blood  (Zebra, 2000.)


Vampire Legacy #4.


                A vampire child goes looking for her undead mother and falls into the clutches of her enemies.


Blood Red Dawn  (Pinnacle, 2004.)


Vampire Legacy #7.


                A good vampire is kidnapped and her husband tracks her down.


Blood Secrets  (Zebra, 1994.)


Vampire Legacy #1.


Yet another vampire series, this time a fashionable vampire living in Manhattan whose peaceful existence is threatened by a more brutal undead creature who thoughtlessly kills each of his victims


Blood Ties  (Zebra, 1995.)


Vampire Legacy #3.


Deirdre Griffin thought she was free of her fellow vampires and their intrusive culture, but a serial killer who doesn't differentiate between the living and the undead brings her and her vampire husband back to New York for a fresh series of adventures.


Fangs and Angel Wings  (Betancourt, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Hunger (Kensington, 2011.)


Omnibus of Bitter Blood and Blood Secrets.


Resurrection  (Pinnacle, 2002.)


Vampire Legacy #6.


                A human and her child may be the key to defeating the enemies of a clan of semi-benevolent vampires.


Vampire Vivienne, The  (Pinnacle, 2001.)


Vampire Legacy #5.


                A friend of Deirdre Griffin relates her life as a vampire and gets involved with a rival group that is attempting to annihilate her clan.




Lips Touch: Three Times  (Scholastic, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Close to the Bone  (Silver Salamander, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Flame Thrower  (Roadkill, 1997, bound with Blood Rights by Ann Schwader.)


                Short story in chapbook format.


Safety of Unknown Cities, The  (Overlook, ?)




Silence Between the Screams, The  (Overlook, ?)




Spree  (CD Publications, 1998.)


                Not seen.  Out of body experiences.


Spree and Other Stories (Independent Legions, 2018.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Unnatural Acts  (Masquerade, 1994.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Haunting of Cambria, The  (Tor, 2007.)


                A ghost story set in a bed and breakfast.




Dark Master


Real Vamps Don't Drink O-Neg (Kensington, 2007.)


Vampire romance.


Sex and the Single Ghost




Bite Marks  (St Martins, 2009.)


Vampire Testament #1.



Blood Pressure  (St Martins, 2010.)


Vampire Testament #2.






Carved in Stone  (Berkley, 2005.)


Gargoyles #1.


                A woman falls in love with a man who sometimes takes the form of a gargoyle in order to protect the world from evil.


Flesh and Stone  (Berkley, 2005.)


Gargoyles #2.


                Romance involving a race of immortal beings who watch over humanity.


Legacy of Stone  (Berkley, 2007.)


Gargoyles #3.


A man who can change into a gargoyle finds romance and danger.




Liquid Diet  (Diamond, 1992.)


A young woman is seduced into becoming a vampire by the mysterious young man who lives in seclusion nearby.  Together they slake their unnatural hunger in the usual fashion in this vampire tale.




Blood of Dracula, The  (Venture, 1978.)


                The protagonist searches for a vial of blood that once flowed in the veins of Dracula.




Scary States of America, The  (Delacorte, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


TEM, MELANIE  (See also collaborations which follow.)


Deceiver, The  (Leisure, 2003.)


                A family is guided by a mysterious supernatural presence that seems benevolent, until it's time to pay the price.


Desmodus  (Dell, 1995.)


A clan of migrating vampires of a decidedly unconventional type is split by internal dissensions as well as by the threat of discovery by normal humans.


Prodigal  (Dell, 1991.)


                A teenaged boy vanishes, but spectrally appears to members of his family at odd times, even before his eventual death of a drug overdose.  Then the oldest daughter vanishes, and she also mysteriously comes and goes.  Somehow, this strange state is connected to the therapist who has imposed himself on the family.


Revenant  (Dell, 1994.)


A ghost town with a difference.  Several people haunted by the deaths of those they loved are drawn to a community of ghosts.


Tides, The  (Leisure, 1999.)


                The spirit of a malevolent woman returns to plague the man who was once married to her, intent upon destroying the life of his now grown daughter, who manages the nursing home where her father is living.


Wilding  (Dell, 1992.)


                A family of female werewolves struggles to resolve internal conflicts while successfully concealing their existence from the world of ordinary humans.  An untraditional variation that emphasizes the wolfish nature of the creatures.


Yellow Wood, The  (2014)


A man exerts unusual power over his children.




Black River  (Headline, 1997.)


                Following the loss of her child, a woman faces strange visions and a metaphysical journey into another kind of reality.


Making Love  (Dell, 1993.  Raven, 1995.)


A frustrated woman finds her perfect lover when her supposedly insane lover shows her how to imagine people into life.  But then he begins to change, to act independently of her will.


Witch-Light  (Dell, 1996.)


An unhappy woman travels to her father's sickbed in Mexico and becomes involved sexually with a local brujo, or witch.  He implies that he seeks only to love her and help her father, but there are hints that he may have a darker motive.




Absences  (Haunted Library, 1991.)


                Collection of unrelated stories in pamphlet form.


Blood Kin (Solaris, 2014.)




Book of Days, The  (Subterranean, 2002.)


                Short story chapbook.


Celestial Inventory  (Drumm, 1991.)


                Short story in pamphlet form.


City Fishing  (Silver Salamander, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Excavation, The  (Avon, 1987.)


A scientist returns to his remote, rural home town in answer to a psychological compulsion which he does not fully understand. Little does he suspect what lies in wait in the muddy ground beneath his family home, the uneasy dead preparing to walk again.  Not at all the mindless zombie story it might seem to be.


Fairytales  (Roadkill, 1990.)


                Short story in pamphlet form.


Far Side Lake  (Ash Tree, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Darby O’Gill and the Good People  (McClure, 1903.)


                An Irishman encounters leprechauns.




Return to Me  (Heat, 2007.)


                Vampire erotica.




Letter to Lovecraft, A  (Enigmatic Press, 2000.)


                Short story published as a pamphlet.




Call the Darkness Down  (Atheneum, 1984.)


                A young college student attempting to discover her family history is menaced by a supernatural threat.




Blood Heritage  (Tor, 1986, Corgi, 1987.)


                A ravening demon is released into the world, a creature with incredible powers of destruction.  A stolidly rational man must learn to accept the exist of and agree to use magic to oppose this creature, or his own family maybe numbered among its victims.


Bones, The  (Tor, 1987, Corgi,1987.)


A quietly chilling story that grows rapidly in intensity as the plot develops.  The heroine discovers human bones on her property, and is soon caught up in an amateur investigation of a series of disappearances linked to forbidden magic and human sacrifice.




Silence of Angels (Rota, 2018.)




Fates, The  (Futura, 1978, Berkley, 1986.)


A fierce and unnatural force is at large, one which vents its rage by literally tearing its victims apart.  First it attacks animals, but soon moves on to human beings.  Those still alive must determine whether they face a human enemy, a demon, freak natural phenomena, or a force from outer space. 


Fog Heart  (Gollancz, 1997, St Martins, 1998.)


                Two couples are drawn into the world of an authentic medium, except that Oona has an unusual variation of those powers, and a mysterious past of her own.  One couple is troubled by the death of their child, while the other consists of a woman who sees ghostly apparitions and a man who has committed a series of murders.


Ghost Music  (CD Publications, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lulu and One Other  (Subterranean, 1999.)


                Two short stories about vampires, published as a chapbook.


Nightwalker, The.  (Macmillan, 1979, Atheneum, 1979, Signet, 1981, Leisure, 2008.)


An interesting and suspenseful variation of the werewolf story.  Bobby is a compulsive killer, driven by a strange compulsive force that periodically invades his body, focusing in his hands, overcoming his scruples with a fierce passion that results in one death after another.


Phantom  (Atheneum, 1982, Berkley, 1985.)


A small boy troubled by strange sounds in his darkened room must deal with he fact that the frightening presence which his parents insist is only a figment of his imagination is not only real, but capable of invading the world of daylight as well.


Wicked Things  (Leisure, 2007.)


An insurance investigator visits a small town where a supernatural conspiracy is taking place.



Darkwalker (Roc, 2014.)






Stalker, The  (Zebra, 1984.)


An abandoned warehouse is tenanted only by a patient ghostly presence determined to find a human being who can serve as a bridge to the living.  One day a young boy wanders in, unaware of the evil presence under whose influence he is about to fall.


Wilds, The  (Dell, 1989.)


                Inhuman creatures prey on a group of campers in a remote part of North America.




Bad Day at Monster Elementary  (Avon Camelot, 1996.)


Young versions of classic monsters attend class in this silly bit for very young readers.




Tryst   (Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1939, Harcourt Brace, 1939, Tempo, 1962.)


A rather restrained ghost story designed for adolescent readers.  A teenaged girl wanders into a forbidden room and encounters the spirit of a British adventurer who died overseas but responded to a compulsion to return to his homeland. The live human and the lonely ghost soon find themselves romantically involved.




One Man Show  (Messner, 1937, World, 1943, Avon, 1951.)


                Marginal occult mystery.




Black House, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1974, Ballantine, 1977.)


A highly literate story about a haunting.  A couple on the verge of divorce retreat to an old house to see if they can work out the strains in their relationship, unaware that there is a third party already in residence, a ghostly apparition who resents their intrusion and their attempts to find happiness.




Shadow of Chu-Sheng (Sears, 1933.)


A Chu-Sheng novel.


A Chinese mastermind uses magic and technology in an attempt to destroy the US Navy.


Silent Terror of Chu-Sheng, The (Dancing Tuatara, 2014.)


Omnibus of Shadow of Chu-Sheng and Yellow Magic.


Yellow Magic (Sears, 1934.)


A Chu-Sheng novel.


A criminal mastermind uses dark magic.


THOMAS, JEFFREY  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Avatars of the Old Ones  (Mythosian, 1999.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Beautiful Hell (Dark Regions, 2011.)


Hell #3.


There's a rebellion in Hell.


Black Walls, Red Glass  (Marietta, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Doomsdays  (Dark Regions, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Dream Dealers, The  (Black Flame, 2006.)


A Nightmare on Elm Street novel.


                The introduction of a method to record dreams gives Freddy Krueger a new entrance into the world.


Everybody Scream!  (Raw Dog Screaming, 2004.)


A Punktown novel.


A carnival with magic properties.


Fall of Hades, The  (Dark Regions, 2010.)


Hell #2.


A woman explores Hell.


Ghosts of Punktown (Dark Regions, 2014.)


Collection of loosely related stories.


Letters from Hades  (Bedlam, 2003.)


Hell #1.


                A man seeks to escape from Hell.


Nocturnal Emissions  (Dark Regions, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Terra Incognita  (Delirium, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Thirteen Specimens  (Delirium, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Thought Forms  (Dark Regions, 2009.)




Voices from Hades  (Dark Regions, 2008.)


Collection of related stories.


Voices from Punktown  (Dark Regions, 2008.)


Collection of loosely related stories.


Worship the Night (Dark Renaissance, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Unknown Pleasures  (Dream People, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Avenging Angela (Hippocampus, 2021.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Midnight Call and Other Stories  (Hippocampus, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Stories from the Big Black House  (Radio Void, 1992.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Tempting Providence and Other Stories  (Hippocampus, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Thirteen Conjurations  (Hippocampus, 2013.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Clarity, The  (Atria, 2018.)




Dust of Wonderland, The  (?, 2007.)




Parish Damned  (Telos, 2005.)


                Short novel about a town suffering under a supernatural curse.




Evil Eye, The  (?, 1958.)


                Not seen.   Occult.


Hand of Cain, The  (Mayflower, 1966, Lancer, 1967.)


A psychotic killer who identifies with Jack the Ripper is driven by a force which seems to reside within his hands, while a fortuneteller foresees her own death as one of his victims.




Cobwebs and Whispers  (Delirium, 2001.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Garden of Ghosts, The  (Dark Regions, 2008.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Over the Darkening Fields  (Dark Regions, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Quill & Candle  (Dark Regions, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Urn & Willow (Dark Regions, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Clone, The  (Berkley, 1965.)


This is what The Blob should have been.  A mutated cell which can dissolve any living thing it encounters with incredible speed gets loose in a major city, destroying everyone it encounters, threatening to grow unchecked.




Pandora's Box  (?, 1998, Ecco, 1999.)


                An apparition leads a man into a nightmare of sexuality and horror.


Pharos  (Berkley, 2005.)


                A ghost on a small island with a lighthouse.




Blood Moon  (Love Spell, 2007.)


A vampire romance.




Ancient Enemy, The  (Gold Medal, 1979.)


The cockroach is generally believed to be the oldest form of essentially unevolved life on the Earth.  In secret underground lairs, they gather in their millions, driven by an inhuman intelligence, fired by hunger and a racial hatred for humanity. Finally they erupt onto the surface and challenge all of human civilization.




Chumash  (Leisure, 1986.)


A host of ancient Indian spirits has finally had it with the white race after a sacred area is targeted for commercial development.  All of nature, animals, plants, even the non-living elements erupt into savage fury.




Dark Blood  (Pinnacle, 2002.)


Vampire #2.


                A reluctant vampire gets involved with the search for a serial killer, and encounters humans who wish to turn hungry vampires into mobile weapons.


Dark Moon Rising  (Pinnacle, 2005.)


                After a radical new medical experiment, a man discovers that his DNA has changed and he must hunt and kill at night.


Immortal Blood  (Pinnacle, 2003,)


Vampire #3.


                Good and evil vampires battle each other.


Night Blood  (Pinnacle, 2001.)


Vampire #1.


                Doctors suspect that a wave of killings involving blood loss might be caused by a vampire.


Tainted Blood  (Pinnacle, 2004.)


Vampire #4.


                Vampires split into two communities, one hoping to cure themselves, the others plotting to dominate the world.




Call of the Moon  (Love Spell, 2002.)


                A werewolf romance.


Confessions of a Werewolf Supermodel  (St Martins, 2007.)


Humorous werewolf romance.


Cursed One, The  (St Martins, 2006.)


Wild Wulfs #3.


A werewolf romance.


Dark One, The  (St Martins, 2005.)


Wild Wulfs  #1.


                A werewolf romance.


Untamed One, The  (St Martins, 2006.)


Wild Wulfs #2.


A werewolf romance.




Ghost Stories  (Stockwell, 1948.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ghost Stories 2nd Series  (Thompson, 1957.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ghost Stories 3rd Series  (Thompson, 1958.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tales of the Supernatural  (Thompson, 1963.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Green Ray, The  (Bobbs-Merrill, 1926.)


                Although this appears to be science fiction about the discovery of a way to restore youth, that is all revealed to be a hoax.  Along the way we have an actual seance including communication with the dead.








Deadly Nature  (Zebra, 1988.)


At first, it was just the animals who seemed to have changed, with their offspring exhibiting strange mutations, extra limbs and such.  Then the local townspeople begin to act very strangely, and a group of travelers realize the horrible truth.




Master of the Macabre, The  (Cowan, 1957.)


                A ghost story.


THORNE, TAMARA  (See also Chris Curry.)


Candle Bay  (Pinnacle, 2001.)


                A new employee at a hotel discovers that she is right in the middle of a battle between two groups of vampires for control of a magical substance.  She contemplates becoming one of the undead in order to help the good vampires defeat the bad ones.


Eternity  (Pinnacle, 2001.)


                The new sheriff in a town home to a collection of strange people discovers that there is an occult element involved in a series of murders.


Eve  (Pinnacle, 2003.)


Sorority #1.


                Ancient gods influence members of a sorority.


Forgotten, The  (Pinnacle, 2002.)


                A villain uses electronic devices to generate ghostly apparitions.  Not really supernatural.


Haunted  (Zebra, 1995.)


A supposedly haunted mansion is the setting for a relentlessly suspenseful and frequently erotic ghost story about a writer and his teenaged daughter who travel their for atmosphere and get much more than they bargained for.


Merilynn  (Pinnacle, 2003.)


Sorority #2.


                A young woman with psychic powers is asked to join a secret society and has premonitions of evil.


Moonfall  (Zebra, 1996.)


A young woman returns to the orphanage where she was raised in order to investigate a satanic cult that has been using the institution as a cover for their activities and a way to find victims who won't be missed.


Samantha  (Pinnacle, 2003.)


Sorority #3.


                A college student is suspicious of a sorority, and her investigation leads her to discover their involvement with the supernatural.


THORPE, TREBOR  (Pseudonym of Robert Lionel Fanthorpe.  Note that the collections listed below included various stories written under different names most, if not all of which, were actually Fanthorpe.)


Haunted Pool, The  (Badger, 1958.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Voodoo Hell Drums  (Badger, 1961.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Charlie's Bones  (Write Way, 1998.)


                A detective story involving a genuine ghost.




Blood Retirbution  (Forge, 2004, TOR, 2005.)


Lee Nez #2.


                A good vampire policeman tries to keep his secret while battling evil shapeshifters.


Second Sunrise  (Forge, 2002.)


Lee Nez #1.


                A Navajo policeman becomes a benevolent vampire and battles evil vampires and shapechanging skinwalkers.


Surrogate Evil  (Forge, 2006.)


Lee Nez #2.


                A vampire policeman investigates a criminal who appears to have returned from the dead.




Clairvoyant, The  (Zoland, 1997.)


                A man comes to terms with his ability to see ghosts.


THURMAN, ROB   (Also writes Science Fiction and Fantasy.)


Trick of the Light  (Roc, 2009.)


Trickster #1.


A woman battles demons.




Awakening  (Puffin, 2001.)


Sweep #5.


                Now that she is committed to witchcraft, a teenager tries to figure out which aspects of it are good and which are evil.


Blood Witch  (Puffin, 2001.)


Sweep #3.


                Not seen.


Book of Shadows  (Puffin, 2001.)


Sweep #1.


                A teenaged girl discovers that she has magical powers and becomes a member of a coven of witches.


Coven, The  (Puffin, 2001.)


Sweep #2.


                The protagonist is a teenaged witch who suspects that her family aren't really related to her and that her magical abilities have been given to her from out of the past.


Dark Magick  (Puffin, 2001.)


Sweep #4.


                A young witch begins to have doubts about her involvement with the supernatural, and suspects ulterior motives in her friends.


TIERNEY, KATHLEEN  (Pseudonym of Caitlin Kiernan whom see.)


Blood Oranges  (Roc, 2013.)


Werewolf romance.


Cherry Bomb (Roc, 2015.)


Werewolf romance.




House of the Toad, The  (Fedogan & Bremer, 1993.)


                A novel set in Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.  Artifacts from an ancient site are sought by powerful cultists who wish to use them to open a gateway between the universes and facilitate the return of monstrous forces from beyond.


Scroll of Thoth  (Chaosium, 1998.)


                Collection of stories involving the Cthulhu Mythos.


TIGGES, JOHN  (See also William Essex.)


As Evil Does  (Leisure, 1987.)




Book of the Dead  (Leisure, 1992.)


The book of the title is a cursed document that allows its owner to claim whatever prize it wants, in exchange for the death of others.  And the owner himself will find his soul forfeit.


Comes the Wrath  (Leisure, 1990.)


                A malevolent ghost story.  An angry spirit plagues the lives of an urban family recently removed to a rural neighborhood.  After nearly a century, she is determined to be restored to life, even if that means taking the life of another in the process.


Curse, The  (Leisure, 1993.)


                Tormented by unsettling dreams, Sabra moves to a small town seeking refuge, but instead becomes the focal point for the wakening of an unquiet and malevolent spirit.  The manifestations are meant to be frightening but occasional become absurd.


Evil Dreams  (Leisure, 1986.)


An evil presence has infiltrated Jon's dreams, affording him glimpses of a twisted mind that seeks nothing less than the subjugation of the human race.  Convinced that he suffers from a psychological problem, he consults a psychiatrist, but this only seems to enrage the entity  which shares his mind.


Garden of the Incubus  (Leisure, 1982.)


Roberta enters a convent, convinced that she has a vocation in the service of God.  She isn't there long before she does in fact hear a disembodied voice, but it is the voice of Satan, not God, which commands her obedience.


Hands of Lucifer  (Leisure, 1987.)


A desperate woman delves into the occult arts, using a book of spells to bring back her lost lover and enhance her own wealth and position in the world.  But dealing with the Devil, as we all know, has its inevitable price, and she eventually attempts to abrogate her agreement with the devil.


Immortal, The  (Leisure, 1986.)


                A reporter writes a sensational piece about a cult of satanists, believing them to be nothing more than perverts. Against his better judgment, he accepts an invitation from the cult leader to join them in one of their ceremonies, and what he sees there staggers his belief in the rationality of the world. The leader of the group has achieved immortality at the expense of the lives of his victims.  And guess who's scheduled to die next.


Kiss Not the Child  (Leisure, 1985.)


A child born of an unholy marriage is kept sequestered from the world, for he is the harbinger of the ultimate evil, the doom of the human race, the instrument by which everyone will be turned forever from the path of good.  Humanity is doomed unless someone can destroy the child before he masters his powers.


Monster  (Leisure, 1995.)


Bigfoot kidnaps a woman from a campsite and is subsequently chased cross country by a group of men determined to rescue her, and kill him.  But dangerous as they are, Bigfoot is no match for the power of sexual attraction.


Unto the Altar  (Leisure, 1985.)


Recovering from the trauma of the death of her parents, Adriana finds that the people of the island to which she has retreated welcome her with open arms.  The welcome is if anything a bit too warm, perhaps indicating an ulterior motive concealed by these universally young and attractive people.


Venom  (Leisure, 1988.)


Evil voodoo magic and the power of the supernatural to reach into the everyday world turn a woman's life into a waking nightmare.  Why does she so greatly fear the image of a snake which appears over and over again in her dreams?  And who places those images there?


Vessel  (Leisure, 1988.)


A succession of victims fall to the evil machinations of an undead creature from the past.  A female vampire lives again in the modern world, determined to enlist normal humans as her slaves.  A mildly sexy, traditional story of its type.




Darkness Upon the Ice  (Pinnacle, 1993.)


                A vampire allows himself to be enlisted by the German army during World War II and is sent to protect a secret weather base in Greenland from American patrols.  But when enemy blood is not around to be taken, Wolff looks at his companions as prey rather than allies.


Vampire Winter  (Pinnacle, 1990.)


                Following a nuclear war, a vampire discovers that the perpetual twilight allows him to roam the world without hindrance.  The catch is that he must find and preserve a number of uncontaminated human beings to act as his food source.




Intimations of Death (Valancourt, 2019. Belgian edition 1910.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Wolven (Chicken House, 2010.)


Government agents want to capture a young werewolf.




Ghost Hunters, The  (Major, 1978.)


A group of investigators are involved with a castle which has been turned into an unofficial museum.  For some reason, the condition of the building and its contents has been deteriorating steadily, despite the best efforts of all concerned to reverse the damage.  The answer is a ghostly presence that has taken a hand in things.




Face in the Mirror, The  (Morrow, 1998.)


                A young actor gets a career boost when the ghost of an older man tutors him, but his ongoing rivalry with his brother becomes ominous when he discovers that reality is beginning to imitate the tragic plot line of one of Shakespeare’s plays.




Tenth House  (Hollis, 2000.)


Nicholas Tartaglia #1.


                A private detective is hired by the ghost of a woman who was sacrificed by a satanic cult.  She wants him to track down the villains before they claim another victim.


Third Ring  (Barclay, 2001.)


Nicholas Tartaglia #2.


                Tartaglia's latest client is a burglar whose partner was killed while they were attempting to steal magical books from a wealthy man's home.  In due course, the detective has to battle genuine witches and their little monsters before finding out the truth.




Riverside Blues  (Earthling, 2005.)


                Novella about a man who finds his long dead wife, who has not aged but who has lost her memory, and solves the mystery of her murder.




Fog Maiden, The  (Ballantine, 1976.)


Suffering from bouts of amnesia, a young girl is more than happy to accompany the man who introduces himself as her uncle. But before long she discovers that he is unlocking her latent supernatural powers for his own benefit, powers which frighten her and which threaten to operate independently of her conscious control.


Return to Bloodstone House  (Silhouette Shadows, 1993.)


Romantic suspense in an old house near the site of ancient magical rituals.  The supernatural element is an evil force that seems to take control of different individuals.


Tule Witch  (Avon, 1973. )


                The legend that her family was deeply involved with witchcraft and voodoo rites bother Bebe, and she vows not to allow herself to be corrupted by the temptation of occult powers. Unfortunately, her abilities seem to act independently of her will.


Under the Shadow  (Roc, 1992.)


Moonrunner #1.


A blend of fantasy, historical romance and horror.  The protagonist befriends a mysterious man who turns out to be a benevolent werewolf type.


Volan Curse, The  (Silhouette Shadows, 1994.)


A werewolf romance novel.  A young woman's concern over the strange amnesia of the man she loves becomes more pointed when he reveals that his family suffers from an ancient and horrible curse.


What Waits Below  (Silhouette Shadows, 1993.)


The rumors of a strange monster living under a lake trouble a young woman, even more so when she discovers they are true.  Fortunately, there's a handsome and mysterious man to save the day.




Panzer Spirit  (Pageant, 1988.)


A Nazi tank from the second world war is discovered in Germany and transported to a US army base to serve as a museum exhibit.  A series of apparent freak accidents involving the tank warn the protagonist that there is a mysterious power at work, some occult property inherent in the artifact's very fabric.




Disturb Not the Dream  (Crown, 1981, Ballantine, 1982.)


Another tale of a house which exerts a terrifying influence over the dreams of those who sleep within its walls, and eventually over their waking hours as well.  An entertaining but unsurprising ghost story.




Sharing the Darkness  (Silhouette Shadows, 1994.)


A woman and her telekinetic child flee a band of evil scientists who want to exploit the kid's abilities.  She flees right into the capable arms of a handsome young man and finds love along with liberty.




Family Crypt  (Dell, 1984.)


                A bunch of teenagers skip school and go for a boat ride, then find themselves temporarily stranded on a deserted island. Although they eventually get home, one of their number now suffers a series of strange dreams, dreams which are linked to a graveyard where an ancient evil power desires release from its long imprisonment.


Watery Grave, The  (Dell, 1983.)


                The spirit of a dead teenager causes a live but troubled girl to experience several strange visions which only make it more difficult for her to resume a normal life.


TRALINS, ROBERT  (See also Keith Miles.)


Cosmozoids, The  (Belmont, 1966.)


An alien species quietly invades Earth, taking control of human beings by seizing their bodies and minds, spreading through the population insidiously.  One man discovers what is happening, but he seems disinclined to do anything about it.


Ghoul Lover  (Popular Library, 1972.)


An occult researcher decides to bring his lost love back to life, but when he does so, he discovers that she isn't quite what he expected.  There have been some changes in her mind, as well as her body.




Toreador  (White Wolf, 2003.)


A World of Darkness novel.


                Rival vampire clans battle for power during the Dark Ages.




2 Spruce Lane  (Putnam, 1975, Ballantine, 1976.)


                Yet another haunted house tale, with strange goings on in the darkness, the new residents who slowly become aware that something is distinctly wrong in their new home.  Competently told, with good development of suspense, but no new wrinkles.




Blood on Silk  (Signet Eclipse, 2010.)


Vampire romance.


TREMAYNE, PETER  (Pseudonym of Peter Ellis.)


Aisling, The  (?, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Ants, The  (Sphere, 1979, Signet, 1980.)


You can tell the plot of this one by the title.  An unparalleled mass of army ants is moving through the jungles of Brazil, and nothing living can withstand its advance, not even a modern city.


Bloodright  (Dell, 1980. Bailey & Swinfen, 1977, Corgi, 1977 as Dracula Unborn.)


Dracula #1.


This purports to be the memoirs of Mircea, Dracula's son, recalling the early years of his father's vampirism, and the cruel reign of terror which he instituted in his native Transylvania.  Provides a reasonably unique perspective.


Curse of Loch Ness, The  (Sphere, 1979.)




Dracula Lives!  (?, 1993.)


                Omnibus of the Dracula trilogy.


Dracula My Love  (Bailey & Swinfen, 1980, Dell, 1983.)


Dracula #3.


                 A plucky Englishwoman finds herself in the vampiric count's castle, strangely attracted to the darkly mysterious man who dominates the house.  Traditional, but well told.


Dracula Unborn.  (See Bloodright.)


Hound of Frankenstein, The  (Mills & Boon, 1977, Venture, 1977)


                Dr. Frankenstein is still alive, and this time he creates an unliving dog that spreads terror throughout the English countryside.


Kiss of the Cobra  (Sphere, 1984.)


The opening of a tomb connected to a Hindu goddess causes dangerous and horrifying consequences for the members of the scientific party responsible.


Morgow Rises, The  (Sphere, 1982.)


                Hideous serpentine creatures live concealed beneath the soil of rural England, a host of monsters waiting for the right moment to rise to the surface and wreak havoc among the humans who live there.  An ancient Cornish myth comes to life in the modern world.


Revenge of Dracula, The  (Bailey & Swinfen, 1978.)


Dracula #2.




Swamp  (St Martin's, 1989.)


Two fugitives escape into the unexplored forests of Florida with their hostage, a young woman, only to become enmeshed in an attempt to hunt down a prehistoric creature which has somehow survived in that environment.


Zombie!  (? in 1981, St Martins, 1987.)


The Lamberts journey to a small Caribbean island where a plantation has been left to them by a deceased relative.  What they find is considerably more than they expected, because the island is ruled by voodoo magic and the walking dead.   Interlopers from the outside are not particularly popular, no matter what their legal rights.




Head Full of Ghosts, A


In the Mean Time (Chizine, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Compositions for the Young and Old  (Dominion, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Almost Dark (Chizine, 2016.)


A Ghost story.


TRENT, OLAF. (Pseudonym of Robert Lionel Fanthorpe.  Note that the collection listed below included various stories written under different names most, if not all of which, were actually Fanthorpe.)


Roman Twilight  (Badger, 1963.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


TRENZ, BRANDON  (See collaboration with Thomas Ligotti.)


TREVENA, JOHN  (Pseudonym of Ernest Henham.)


Feast of Bacchus, The  (?, 1907.)


                Not seen.




Pastor, The  (Vista,1998.)


                Supernatural melodrama involved a woman’s psychic dreams of her evil twin.




Fifth House of the Heart, The (Gallery, 2015.)


An antiques dealer duels with a powerful vampire.


Rise Again Below Zero (Gallery, 2013.)


Zombies #2.


More zombie antics.


Rise Again (Gallery, 2010.)


Zombies #1.


Zombie plague.




Dragon Delasangre, The  (Roc, 2002.)


Dragon #1.


                A race of man eating dragons who can shapeshift into human form live secretly among us.


Dragon Moon  (Roc, 2003.)


Dragon #2.


                More intrigues among a family of shapeshifting dragons who feed on human flesh and battle one another for sport.




Dark Hunger  (Dorrance, 1994.)


An abused child grows up to be a dangerous woman with clairvoyant abilities and an aura of impending doom.  Witchcraft and lots of talk about good and evil.




Harvest Home  (Knopf, 1973, Crest, 1974.)


A young couple happen upon a small village that seems idyllic, a refuge from the pressures of civilization.  But there is something hidden, something evil and violent and opposed to their arrival.


Night of the Moonbow, The  (Knopf, 1989, Dell, 1990.)


                A summer camp for boys entertains a new and very strange resident at the same time that a legendary sign appears in the sky.  The result is the incarnation of an ancient evil in the modern world.


Other, The  (Knopf, 1971, Crest, 1972.)


                Two twins represent the split between good and evil after in this story of precognition, murder, and psychological suspense.  Made into an exceptionally good movie as well.




Blood and Bullets  (Kensington, 2012.)


Deacon Chalk #1.




Blood and Magick  (Kensingston, 2013.)


Deacon Chalk #3.


A man battling evil witches fears for his own humanity.


Blood and Silver  (Kensington, 2012.)


Deacon Chalk #2.


A professional protector deals with shapeshifters.




Black Body  (Villard, 1989, Pinnacle, 1991.)


                An historical novel about witchcraft, written in the form of the diary of an authentic white witch.  Some very original interpretations of the forms such activity might take.




Dust  (Ace, 2010.)


Zombie #1.


A Zombie apocalypse from the point of view of a zombie.


Frail (Ace, 2011.)


Zombie #2.


A woman survives in a post zombie world.




Other One, The  (Henry Holt , 1952, Dell, undated. Paperback Library, 1968, as Possessed.)


The hero is relieved when his wife dies, a sorceress whose black magic had colored their life together.  Six years later he plans to remarry, but his dead wife's spirit returns from the grave, occupying the body of the woman he loves.


Possessed.  (See The Other One.)




Devil's Churchyard, The  (Doubleday, 1970, Pocket, 1971.)


A beautiful woman discovers an ancient book of magic spells, most of which she cannot understand.  But at the end of the book is a list of names, and one of those names is her own, a hint that she is fated for a most unpleasant end.




Familiar Spirit  (Berkley, 1983, New English Library, 1983.)


Sarah moves into her new home, attempting to create a new life for herself.  Unfortunately, she isn't alone, another intelligence is living within the same walls, a presence which can bring her almost unbearable pleasure, or equally unbearable pain.


Gabriel  (Sphere, 1987, Tor, 1988.)


When she was younger, Dinah was in love with a man who perished unexpectedly and tragically, still vowing his undying love.  Now she has encountered a young boy who seems hopelessly infatuated with her.  But disturbingly, he seems to have many of the same mannerisms and traits as her lost love.  A novel of reincarnation with a delightful surprise ending.


Ghosts and Other Lovers  (Sarob, 2002.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Lost Futures  (Dell, 1992, Grafton, 1992.)


                A tormented woman finds that she moves from one reality to another every time she goes to sleep, each based on a different decision path in her life.  But what started as dream visits becomes frightening reality when she finds herself torn from her base world and sent on a bizarre trip through the possibilities.


Memories of the Body  (Grafton, 1992.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


My Death  (PS, 2004.)


                Subtle book about a biographer who discovers strange parallels with the life of her subject.


Mysteries, The  (Bantam, 2005.)


                A private detective discovers that a missing woman vanished through supernatural intervention.


Nest of Nightmares, A  (Sphere, 1986.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Panther in Argyll  (Mammoth, 1996.)


                The spirit of a panther lives inside a young woman.


Pillow Friend  (Borealis, 1996, Bantam, 2006.)


A troubled girl grows up in an atmosphere of magic and supernatural dread when she learns from her aunt that she can have anything she wishes for, but must live with the consequences whatever they might be.


TYLER, STEPHANIE  (See collaboration with Larissa Ione as Sydney Croft.)




Barge of Haunted Lives, The  (Macmillan, 1923.)


                A murder mystery with some peripheral supernatural content.




Lovecraft Coven, The (Hippocampus, 2014.)


Two loosely related novelettes.


Messenger, The  (Llewellyn, 1993.)


A team of investigators looks into the mysterious goings on in a house reputed to be haunted.  The usual array of apparitions, possessions, and strange goings-on.


Necronomicon, The  (Llewellyn, 2004.)


                An attempt to turn the fictional book into a loose narrative.


Tortuous Serpent, The  (Llewellyn, 1997.)


                John Dee must defeat a cult intent upon opening the gates of Hell as the Spanish Armada menaces England.