On 9-24-17 Kit Reed died at the age of 85 - Brain Tumor

Book List in Order:26 titles

  • A riveting supernatural, southern gothic tale Dell Duval has been living on the street since his accident. He can't remember who he was or where he came from. All he has is a tattered note in his pocket with an address for the Ellis house, a spra...


  • Four speculative near futures by Kit Reed, author of Where and Mormama , showcasing her sharp and transgressive social dystopias where characters are pushed to their psychological limits. @Expectations Jenny lives a typical suburban life and ...


  • In a coastal town on the Outer Carolina Banks, David Ribault and Merrill Poulnot are trying to revive their stale relationship and commit to marriage, and a slick developer claiming to be related to a historic town hero, Rawson Steele, has come to to...


  • A spellbinding American Southern Gothic thriller with a supernatural twist -- a past secret has the power to destroy the future. When Lucy Cartaret dies, her journalist son Dan returns to her hometown, Fort Jude, Florida, in search of his real fat...


  • Called "one of our brightest cultural commentators" by Publishers Weekly, Kit Reed draws from life―with a difference. This new collection brings together thirty-four of her strong, original stories, from early classics like "The Wait" and "Winter" ...


  • The wives spent every day by the pool – this was where the men had left them, after all. A moving, incisive story that gets right under your skin from an author whose prose style has been described as "pure dry ice" by The New York Times Book Revie...


  • The little boy next door is just so good. In fact, he's pretty much perfect. And he has a strangely powerful influence on Danny. A disturbing story from an author whose short fiction has been described by scifi.com as "Brilliant on all levels"."Reed ...



  • in Naked City

    In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today's hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill, and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher's "Curses" Harry Dresden investigates how to lift a curse...






  • The world is in chaos: war, plague, global ecological collapse. Parents everywhere seek sanctuary for their precious children, the future of mankind. For those who are rich and powerful enough, safety can be found--for a price--at the Clothos Academy...


  • Inside the Castertown MegaMall, the biggest mall in the world, live the night children--runaways, abandoned kids, kids who got lost and were never found. They only come out at night, after all the shoppers are gone. When thirteen-year-old Jule Dev...


  • The baby business is booming. Billions of dollars are spent each year on strollers, cribs, and clothing, not to mention assisted reproduction and adoption. With fertility rates dropping precipitously in the US and babies becoming ever more valuable a...


  • The new novel from the author of Thinner Than Thou, Bronze is a brooding tale of love and art and dark ambition. When Jude Atkins hops a plane to be with a handsome artist she met online, she has no idea what horrors await her on the Carolina coast. ...


  • This collection presents 17 new or previously uncollected SF short stories from a writer who is world-renowned for her incisive short fiction. Reed tackles such topics as the Family Bed, the mid-life crisis, soap opera focus groups, out of control hi...


  • Alex Award WinnerIn the tomorrow of Thinner Than Thou, the cult of the body has become a true religion. Throughout the land, houses of worship have been replaced by the health clubs of the Crossed Triceps. In the cloisters of the Dedicated Sisters, a...


  • @expectations is a fabulous work of women's fiction by a writer who has made a career of delving deep into women's hearts and finding the truth of their feelings and their lives. Reed's fiction has always examined the female and familial conditions ...



  • Kit Reed has been delighting and terrifying readers for over thirty years with her darkly comic speculative fiction. This collection of short stories, drawn from a lifetime's work, shows Reed at the top of her form. First published in venues ranging ...



  • In powerful stories of solitude and family, the characters in Thief of Lives grapple with the relentless forces of change. "Whatever it is, whatever threatens us," says a father to his son in "Journey to the Center of the Earth," "you might as well b...



  • Conjures up a future where control of New York City has passed from the wealthy to the poor, the criminal, and the dispossessed and where Bart Cavanaugh and hundreds of others are held captive at the Parkhurst...