Book List in Order: 23 titles


  • A disgruntled scientist A ruthlessly powerful CEO An uncompromising preacher A staggering revelation that violates the innocence of the earth Nobel prize-winning molecular biologist Dr. William Levinsky suddenly resigns from the Life-Science, transna...



  • The death of one of the world’s leading bioweapons experts, is splashed all over the international media… his suicide note opens a Pandora’s box… A massacre in the North Eastern DROC displaces tens of thousands, leaving mineral-rich lands for...



  • Valancourt Books has earned a reputation as one of the foremost publishers of lost and rediscovered classics, reissuing more than 400 unjustly neglected works from the late 18th century all the way to the early 21st. In this second volume of rare hor...



  • BLOOD RUBIESIt would bring bad luck, they said. But she split her pair of ruby earrings and gave one to each of her beautiful twin babies. Within hours she was burned to death in a fire. The twins lived. KATHERINERaised by a poor, childless couple, K...



  • Seducing a proper Bostonian was easy. Making him die of a heart attack a week after the wedding was hardly any trouble at all. Now she has money, social status, everything she has cunningly schemed to get since she was a poor little girl. Everything ...



  • Welcome to the Black Triangle, New York's decadent district of opium dens, gambling casinos, drunken sailors, gaudy hookers, and back room abortions. The queen of this unsavory neighborhood is Black Lena Shanks, whose family leads a ring of female cr...



  • Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and ea...



  • "The finest writer of paperback originals in America." - Stephen King "Readers of weak constitution should beware." - Publishers Weekly "McDowell has a flair for the gruesome." - Washington Post Welcome to Babylon, a typical sleepy Alabama small t...



  • "The finest writer of paperback originals in America." - Stephen King "Surely one of the most terrifying novels ever written." - Poppy Z. Brite "Beyond any trace of doubt, one of the best writers of horror in this or any other country." - Peter Str...







  • Regardless of what the calendar says, Jack and Susan are always, eternally, 27 years old. They are destined for each other like Hepburn and Tracy, Dagwood and Blondie, Nick and Nora. They always acquire a shaggy white dog. In 1913, the world is t...



  • First published in 1979 When a rifle range accident leaves Dean Howell disfigured and in a vegetative state, his wife Sarah finds her dreary life in Pine Cone, Alabama made even worse. After long and tedious days on the assembly line, she returns ...




  • Regardless of what the calendar says, Jack and Susan are always, eternally, 27 years old. They are destined for each other like Hepburn and Tracy, Dagwood and Blondie, Nick and Nora. They always acquire a shaggy white dog. In 1933 Jack and Susan ...





  • A troubled man disturbed by the appearance of a neighborhood restaurant's waitress, a hideously deformed woman named Marta, decides that it is his destiny--and his obligation--to put Marta out of her misery...



  • In this time-shift romance series by the screenwriter of Beetlejuice, the timeless lovers are on a daring adventure through 1950s NYC and Havana.   Regardless of what the calendar says, Jack and Susan are always, eternally, twenty-seven years ol...




  • Under Elinor’s guidance, the Caskey family prospered after the war, not knowing that a dark infernal force was growing in their midst. And Frances, Elinor’s favorite daughter never understood her strange yearning for the Perdido River…until the...



  • Wartime in Perdido jolted the sleepy little Alabama town as new people entered the community. Outsiders would invade the comfort of the wealthy Caskeys and take their daughters. This, though, was part of the master plan of Elinor Caskey, who would...








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    BLACKWATER The Depression came hard to most people of Perdido, Alabama, but the town’s first family weathered the storm under the guidance of the indomitable Mary Love Caskey and the increasing influence of her daughter-in-law, Elinor. Strang...



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    "A great read-evocative of another era, engrossing from the first page, chilling." - Publishers Weekly "McDowell must now be regarded as the finest writer of paperback originals in America." - Stephen King "Michael McDowell has a flair for the grue...



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    Elinor Dammert abandoned her first-born child in a bargain with Mary Love Caskey of Perdido, Alabama, and set in motion a series of strange familial entanglements. Her goals: power, money, her way. In her way, she would begin to suck power from th...


Complete Series List in Order

Blackwater

1) The Flood (Jan-1983)
2) The Levee ()
3) The House ()
4) The War (Apr-1983)
5) The Fortune (May-1983)
6) The Rain (Jun-1983)

Jack & Susan

1) Jack and Susan In 1913 (Jul-2013)
2) Jack and Susan In 1933 (Mar-1986)
3) Jack and Susan in 1953 (Aug-1985)