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YANCEY, RICK  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Curse of the Wendigo, The (Simon & Schuster, 2010, Saga, 2015.)


Will Henry #2.


An explorer is infected by a wendigo and begins killing people in brutal ways.


Isle of Blood, The (Simon & Schuster, 2011.)


Will Henry #3.


A mysterious creature no one has ever seen turns out to be a rare and terrible plague.


Monstrumologist, The (Simon & Schuster, 2010, Saga, 2015.)


Will Henry #1.


A young boy helps a scientist destroy a pack of headless creatures living under a cemetery.


YARBRO, CHELSEA QUINN  (Note that the Olivia series is related to the St Germain series.)


Angry Angel, The  (Avon, 1998.)


Sisters of Night #1.


                The origin story for the first of Dracula’s three wives, in this case an innocent young girl who believes she is being guided by an angel, later has doubts.  She and her family escape the turmoil caused by the Saracens, but find themselves not much safer in Christian held territory.


Apprehensions and Other Delusions  (Five Star, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Better in the Dark  (Tor, 1993.)


A St Germain novel.


This time he's shipwrecked in tenth century Germany, rescued by a beleaguered woman commanding a small fortress, menaced by fanatical monks, outlaws, and a practicing witch.


Blood Games  (Signet, 1980, Tor, 1989.)


A St Germain novel.


                The immortal vampire struggles to rescue his friends and followers against the backdrop of ancient Rome.  Introduces Olivia, who spun off into her own series.


Blood Roses  (Tor, 1998.)


A St Germain novel.


                The vampire hero finds himself blamed for the onset of bubonic plague in 14th Century France.  Although he flees to what he considers safer ground, his enemies in the church and the lay community have allies everywhere, and once again his continued liberty, and existence, are in doubt.


Borne in Blood  (Tor, 2007.)


A St Germain novel.


The vampire hero visits Switzerland during the Napoleonic Wars.


Burning Shadows  (Tor, 2009.)


A St Germain novel.


A benevolent vampire in the time of the Huns.


Candle for D'Artagnan, A  (Tor, 1989.)


Olivia #3.


                This time she must deal with the pressures of court intrigue and dastardly villains, while concealing her true, vampiric nature from the public at large.


Come Twilight  (Tor, 2000.)


A St Germain novel.


                St Germain turns a headstrong woman into a vampire in 7th Century Spain and she glories in her new powers.  Then her activities begin to attract the attention of the authorities, and her maker is faced with a difficult choice.


Commedia Della Morte (Tor, 2012.)


A St Germain novel.


Good vampires battle the excesses of the French Revolution.


Communion Blood  (Tor, 1999.)


A St Germain novel.


                St Germain and Olivia's memory are reunited in 17th Century Rome, when the Church looms as a new threat.  An imposter posing as a descendant of Olivia's fictional husband appears on the scene, hoping to take possession of her property, now occupied by one of her vampire progeny.


Crusader's Torch  (Tor, 1988.)


Olivia #2.


                Olivia struggles to survive as a vampire during the Crusades.  The war forces her to abandon Tyre and return to her native Rome, still carefully concealing the fact that she is a vampire.


Dangerous Climate, A  (Tor, 2008.)


A St. Germain novel.


The vampire hero impersonates a nobleman at the Czar's court, only to discover that someone else is impersonating him.


Darker Jewels  (Tor, 1993, Orb, 1995.)


A St Germain novel.


                The thoughtful vampire travels to the court of Ivan the Terrible as an envoy of the ruler of Poland only to discover, once again, that ordinary humans are worse than the undead.


Dark Is the Sun  (Tor, 2004.)


A St Germain novel.


                St. Germain attempts to survive in the aftermath of the explosion of Krakatoa.


Dead and Buried  (Warner, 1980, Star, 1980, from the screenplay by Jeff Millar, Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett, and Alex Stern.)


                A demented doctor employs his experimental techniques to return the dead to life, and uses them to recruit from the living to swell the size of his army of deadly servants.


Embarrassment of Riches, An  (Tor, 2011.)


A St Germain novel.


A vampire has adventures in 17th Century Bohemia.


Feast in Exile, A  (Tor, 2001.)


A St Germain novel.


                The vampire protagonist is captured by the Mongols and part of his nature becomes common knowledge.


Firecode  (Popular Library, 1987.)


                A chance combination of numbers releases a destructive supernatural force that strikes through the power of fire.  The advent of computers makes the happenstance repetition of that particular code a dangerous and constant menace.


Flame in Byzantium, A  (Tor, 1987.)


Olivia #1.


                The first solo adventure of Olivia, friend of the vampire St. Germain.  Fleeing violence in Rome, she escapes to Constantinople, hoping to find a new haven where she can conceal the secret of her supernatural nature and find a way to survive without taking human victims.


Godforsaken, The  (Warner, 1983.)


                An historical horror novel set against the Spanish Inquisition.  Because of the cruelty of the persecution, a curse is brought upon the descendants of a nobleman.  Lacks the strong plotting of this author's other work.


Hotel Transylvania  (Signet, 1979, New English Library, 1981, Tor, 1988, Stealth, 2001.)


A St Germain novel.


                A mostly benevolent vampire who seems a lot more human than most of the other characters in this historical novel set during the French Revolution.   An engaging, mysterious figure who grows in popularity with each subsequent volume.


In the Face of Death  (Hidden Knowledge, 2001, Benbella, 2004.)


                Related to the St. Germain series.  A vampire woman is studying American Indians when she gets trapped by the outbreak of the Civil War.


Mansions of Darkness  (Tor, 1996.)


A St Germain novel.


Fleeing the Inquisition, St. Germain travels to the New World where he becomes involved with the Spanish suppression of the Aztec civilization. 


Midnight Harvest  (Aspect, 2003.)


A St Germain novel.


                A vampire has adventures during the Spanish Civil War.


Mortal Glamour, A  (Bantam, 1985.)


                A supernatural visitor brings terror to a 14th Century convent, corrupting the innocence of those inside while the Black Death rages beyond its walls.


Night Blooming  (Aspect, 2002.)


A St Germain novel.


                A friendly vampire tries to stay alive in the middle of the Inquisition.


Night Pilgrims  (Tor, 2013.)


A St Germain novel.


A vampire during the Crusades.


Nomads  (Bantam, 1984, from the screenplay by John McTiernan.)


                Living within human society, concealing themselves in the anonymous city crowds, a race of supernatural creatures preys on humanity, and acts in consort to destroy anyone who suspects their existence.


Out of the House of Life  (Tor, 1990, Orb, 1994.)


A St Germain novel.


                The benevolent vampire protects his existence in ancient Egypt.


Palace, The  (St. Martin's, 1978, Signet, 1979, New English Library, 1981,  Stealth, 2001, Warner, 2003.)


A St Germain novel.


                Fifteenth Century Florence is the setting for this historical horror novel about a vampire who conceals his identity even while mingling with the nobility, some of whom seem a good deal less human than he.


Path of the Eclipse (St Martin's, 1981, Signet, 1982, Tor, 1989.)


A St Germain novel.


                Yarbro's vampire hero travels to 13th Century China to assist in the resistance organized to halt the advance of Genghis Khan's hordes.  His vampiric powers aren't nearly a match for the current of history.


Roman Dusk  (Tor, 2006.)


A St Germain novel.


                More adventures of a benevolent vampire in Imperial Rome.


Saint Germain Chronicles, The  (Pocket, 1983.)


                Collection of Saint Germain stories.


Signs and Portents  (Scream Press, 1986, Jove, 1987.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Sins of Omission  (Signet, 1980.)


                Two very different men struggle to control the life of a woman whose mind possesses an unusual psychic ability, one which promises unlimited power, or unlimited danger.


Soul of an Angel, The  (Avon, 1999.)


Sisters of the Night #2.


                A young aristocrat flees to a far city to escape an arranged marriage.  Abandoned by her brother, she wanders the streets until she attracts the attention of Dracula, who ultimately claims her as his wife.


Spider Glass, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


                A short story featuring St Germain in a cameo.


States of Grace  (Tor, 2005.)


A St. Germain novel.


                Another adventure of the benevolent vampire, against the backdrop of the Inquisition.


Sustenance (Tor, 2014.)


A St Germain novel.


An encounter with overly enthusiastic spies in post-World War II Europe.


Tempting Fate  (Signet, 1982, St. Martin's, 1982, Stealth, 2001.)


A St Germain novel.


                The benevolent vampire has survived into the Twentieth Century only to find himself present at the birth of the Third Reich, an evil force that makes vampirism seem tame in comparison.


Writ in Blood  (Tor, 1997.)


A St Germain novel.


                St Germain accepts a mission from the Czar to negotiate a secret arms limitation with England and Germany in 1910, but the political situation will not allow it, and a treacherous arms merchant is determined to kill St Germain just to make certain that he doesn’t succeed.




Hallowing, The  (Jove, 1980.)


                Based on the screenplay for a film called Sharon of Glencoe, which may not ever have been completed. Sharon acquires bizarre mental powers following her miraculous survival of a car crash.




Raptor Apocalypse (Severed, 2015.)




YEOVIL, JACK  (Pseudonym of Kim Newman, whom see.)


Orgy of the Blood Parasites  (Pocket UK, 1994.)


                Not seen.




Witch of Blackfen Moor (Armchair, 2022, bound with The Secret of Elena's Tomb by Karl Tanzler Von Cosel. Magazine appearance 1943.)


A kind of inhuman witch summons the minions of Hell.




Here There Be Ghosts  (Harcourt Brace, 1998.)


                Collection of unrelated, low key ghost stories.




Ghost of the Isherwoods, The  (Franklin Watts, 1966.)




I Will Make You Disappear  (Nelson, 1974, Bantam Starfire, 1984.)


                For young adults. Two teens find a book in a closed up room which contains magical spells that actually work.


Nights in Ghostland  (Archway, 1987.)


                For young adults.  Teenagers are both terrified and fascinated with the legend of the hunchbacked ghost, but the truth is even stranger than their imagination.


Revenge of the Dolls  (Nelson, 1979, Xerox, undated.)


                For young adults.  Three youngsters visit a mysterious house filled with dolls who seem to have lives of their own, and evil plans for their visitors.


When Midnight Comes  (Nelson, 1979, Scholastic, 1979.)


                For young adults.  Low key teenaged adventure in a haunted house.




Medea Legend, The  (Pocket, 1975.)


                The traditional setting of a lonely house, enlivened by ghostly intervention, a clairvoyant heroine, and hidden family secrets involving unholy rituals.  Minimal supernatural content.


YORK, REBECCA  (Pseudonym of Ruth Glick. Also writes Fantasy.)


Beyond Control  (Berkley, 2005.)


Beyond #1.


                Two people find themselves psychically linked, and similarly menaced.


Beyond Fearless  (Berkley, 2007.)


Beyond #2.


A psychic runs into problems with a local voodoo cult.


Crimson Moon  (Berkley, 2005.)


Paranormal #4.


                Romance novel about a benevolent werewolf who fights land developers.


Dragon Moon  (Berkley, 2009.)


Paranormal #7.


Werewolves vs vampires who plot to take over the world.


Edge of the Moon   (Berkley, 2003.)


Paranormal #2.


                A serial killer is using his victims to generate supernatural power.


Eternal Moon  (Berkley, 2009.)


Paranormal #6.


A detective and a werewolf become partners.


Full Moon  (Berkley, 2005.)


                Omnibus of Killing Moon and Edge of the Moon.


Ghost Moon  (Berkley, 2008.)


Paranormal #7.


A man from an alternate universe encounters werewolves in ours.


Killing Moon  (Berkley, 2003.)


Paranormal #1.


                A genetic researched and a werewolf variant battle a serial killer.


Moon Swept  (Berkley, 2006.)


                Omnibus of Witching Moon and Crimson Moon.


New Moon  (Berkley, 2007.)


Paranormal #6.


                Two werewolves meet by accident and fall in love.


Phantom Lover  (Harlequin, 2003.)


                Romance novel involving ghosts.


Shadow of the Moon  (Berkley, 2006.)


Paranormal #5.


                A werewolf journalist investigates a sinister club.


Witching Moon  (Berkley, 2003.)


Paranormal #3.


                The protagonist runs into trouble when he irritates a coven of witches.


YORK, WESLEY SIMON  (Pseudonym of Kim Platt, whom see.)


Lovers and Exorcists  (Brandon Books, 1974.)


                A starlet becomes the target of malevolent demons in this explicitly erotic novel of possession and supernatural adventure.


YOUERS, RIO (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Point Hollow (ChiZine, 2015.)


A small town harbors a supernatural secret.




Terror in the Tomb of Death  (Worthington, 1988.)


                Young adult.  A teenager in Egypt discovers that the ancient story about walking mummies is true, and that he may be able to lay a tormented soul to its final rest.




Agartha: A Journey to the Stars  (Stillpoint, 1984.)






Undine  (Putnam, 1964, Crest, 1968.)


                A new bride discovers that the spirit of a long dead woman is attempting to drive her out of her own body in order to take possession and live again.




Magpie Coffin, The (Death's Head, 2020.)


A magically enabled gunfighter battles supernatural entities.


YOUNGER, JACK  (See also Arabella Randolphe.  Pseudonym of David Anthony Kraft and Russ Jones.)


Claw  (Manor, 1976.)


                Feral cats run wild, preying on unsuspecting humans, in this substandard addition to the nature-run-wild subgenre.



Demon  (Carlyle, 1979.)


                A priest has nearly died under tragic and rather mysterious circumstances, but makes a miraculous recovery.  Or did he?  Suddenly his personality has changed, and the people with whom he interacts begin to die horribly.


Devlin  (Manor, 1976.)


                A thinly veiled supernatural parallel to the Kennedy family, with prominent political figures dogged by a terrible curse that balances their otherwise highly successful lives. 


Rest in Agony  (Carlyle, 1979.)


                Not seen.


Satan Sublets  (Carlyle, 1979.)


                An apartment house run by the devil is the central focus of this episodic novel about imperiled souls and the cruel creature who torments them.




Bornless Keeper, The  (Futura, 1975.)


                A mysterious creature terrorizes the population of a small island community.