James Herbert OBE was born on 8th April 1943 in London.
He is the son of a stall holder at London's Brick Lane Market. James is a best-selling horror writer. He originally worked as the art diirector of an advertising agency. He now writes full time and also designs his own book covers and publicity. He lives near Brighton with his wife and daughters.

Book List in Order: 28 titles


  • James Herbert's trilogy about rats infesting London went from the modern day to an all-too-plausible scenario of mutant rats that attack nuclear holocaust survivors. This trilogy features the complete text of the three books with gorgeous wraparound ...



  • What happens when the paparazzi go too far, and photograph something that really shouldn't be there?Sometimes horror is in the mind, and sometimes it's real. Telling the difference isn't always easy. It wasn't for Joe Creed. He'd just photographed th...



  • Deep in the countryside, ghost hunter David Ash is investigating a mysterious, secluded stately home. Reports from locals regarding strange goings-on make him think the house is haunted... But not even David Ash's long professional history of warding...



  • Would you stay in a haunted house for more than one night? Would you live in a place where ghostly things keep happening? Where a cellar door you know you locked the night before is always open the following morning? Where hushed whimpering is he...



  • James True was not there when he died.He returned from an out-of-body experience to find that he'd been murdered and mutilated. He had no body to go back to. But who murdered him? The serial killer terrorizing the city--or someone closer? True had no...



  • The shadow of his past was always with him. But he never knew what it was, or when it would strike next. Sent to a small coastal town to investigate drug smuggling, Kelso stumbles onto a dangerous organization and suddenly, more than just his life is...



  • The International BestsellerFor Thom Kindred, life is nothing spectacular. A stroke victim, Thom finds himself partially incapacitated and battling daily to regain control of his life. Moved by haunting dreams of his youth, he travels back to the woo...



  • Nicholas Dismas is a Private Investigator like no other. He carries a secret about himself to which not even he has the answer. He is hired to find a baby taken at birth and his investigation leads him to a mysterious place called "Perfect Rest." It ...



  • A chilling novel from James HerbertIn 1945, Hitler unleashes the Blood Death on Britain as his final act of vengeance.Those who died at once were the lucky ones. The really unfortunate took years. The survivors; people like me who had the blood group...







  • Psychic investigator David Ash delves into the mysterious events terrorizing the community of Sleath, and as each dark secret is unveiled, evil forces are unleashed, and Ash fears for his own sanity as well as that of the village people. Reprint....



  • From Britain's acclaimed master of dark fantasy comes this terrifying new novel of an epic struggle against evil in the midst of environmental catastrophe.Around the world, forces of unimaginable violence are being unleashed -- earthquakes, volcanic ...



  • This graphic novel is the fourth of James Herbert's "rat" novels, after "The Rats", "Lair" and "Domain". It maps a chilling post-apocalyptic future where the pathetic remnants of mankind scrape out an existence in ruins under the new order; the rats....



  • Three nights of terror at the house called Edbrook. Three nights in which David Ash, there to investigate a haunting will be victim of horrifying and maleficent games. Three nights in which he will face the blood-chilling enigma of his own past. Thre...



  • At a cloistered English estate, L'ain Halloran protects a multinational company's employees--including a man with double-edged psychic abilities to uncover treasures and manipulate minds--from an unspeakably violent evil...



  • Remember with fear . . .The nightmare begins before you sleep . . . He had fled from the terrors of his past, finding refuge in the quietness of the island. And for a time he lived in peace. Until the ''sightings'' began, visions of horror seeping in...



  • "We thought we€™d found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Charming, maybe a little run down, but so peaceful. That was the first part of the Magic. Midge€™s painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That w...



  • In the vast subterranean tunnels of London's subway system, Steve Culver, Alex Dealey, and Kate are safe from the deadly radiation of the nuclear attack, but find themselves threatened by bloodthirsty rats that thrive on radiation...



  • Alice, a deaf-mute, has a vision of a lady in white who says she is the immaculate conception. Suddenly Alice can speak, hear, and perform miracles. The visitation site becomes a shrine. But Alice is no longer the guileless child overwhelmed by her n...









  • Devil of a chiller'' Daily ExpressIt came like a malignant shadow with seductive promises of power. And somewhere in the night . . . a small girl smiled as her mother burned . . . Asylum inmates slaughtered their attendants . . . in slimy tunnels onc...



  • The Spear is a gripping supernatural thriller by the master of horror, James Herbert.A young Mossad agent is found dead and private detective Harry Steadman is asked to investigate. While on the hunt for a sinister arms dealer, he discovers a conspir...



  • The mutant white rat had grown and mated, creating offspring in its own image. They dominated the others, the dark-furred ones, who foraged for food and brought it back to the lair. Now the dark rats were restless, and the white slug-like thing that ...



  • Remember with fear . . .He was a stringy mongrel, wandering the streets of the city, driven by a ravenous hunger and hunting a quarry he could not define. But he was something more. Somewhere in the depths of his consciousness was a memory clawing it...



  • It had been one of the worst crashes in airline history, with over 300 dead and only one survivor. Now the dead were buried and the town of Eton tried to forget. But Keller, the survivor, wanted to know what unseen forces had left him still alive....



  • A powerful and terrifying modern classic, about a mysterious fog that suddenly and inexplicably devastates an ordinary English village, from bestselling horror novelist James Herbert.It begins with a crack that rips the earth apart. Peaceful village ...



  • It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures with their razor sharp teeth and taste for human blood began to be realised by a panic-stricken city. But now fo...



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    The Caleighs have had a terrible year...They need time and space, while they await the news they dread. Gabe has brought his wife, Eve, and daughters, Loren and Cally, down to Devon, to the peaceful seaside village of Hollow Bay. He can work and Eve ...



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Complete Series List in Order

Rats

1) The Rats (May-1975)
2) Lair (May-1979)
3) Domain (Mar-1985)