Peter Straub


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    Thriller

    Aug-2017

    In The Process (is a Process All Its Own), Peter Straub brings back Tillman Hayward, a latter day Jack the Ripper familiar to readers of The Skylark and A Special Place. Tilly, known for good reasons as The Ladykiller, stands at the dark heart of thi...

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    Horror

    Feb-2016

    An American icon renowned for his bestselling novels, Peter Straub displays his full and stunning range in this crowning collection. He has consistently subverted the boundaries of genre for years, transcending horror and suspense to unlock the dark,...

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    Horror

    Nov-2015

    Superstar editor Datlow makes no missteps....""Publishers Weekly" Take a terrifying journey with literary masters of suspense, including Peter Straub, Kim Newman, and Caitlin R. Kiernan, visiting a place where the other is somehow one of us. These el...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2015

    ''Perdido,'' a fragment from a never completed longer work, is a rare and unexpected gift for Peter Straub's legion of fans. Even in this fragmentary form, it offers the sort of vivid, unexpected pleasures that only the finest imaginative fiction can...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2012

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    Horror

    Dec-2011

    Meet Ballard and Sandrine, the eponymous protagonists of Peter Straub's extraordinary, deeply unsettling new novella. The two are lovers, widely separated in age but bound together by a common erotic obsession. Their story, which takes place over a p...

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    Horror

    Nov-2011

    New York Times best-selling author Peter Straub resurrects his most sinister creation, Fielding “Fee” Bandolier, the unstoppable serial killer last seen in Straub’s bestseller The Throat. Aging and tired of a life devoted to death, Fee is prepa...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

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    Horror

    Oct-2010

    Passionate about jazz, the narrator dicovers that one of his greatest heroes, a saxophonist by the name of Pork Pie Hat, is still alive and playing at a club he frequents. Granted an interview by the Hat, the narrator gets a night of extraordinary st...

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    Horror

    Aug-2010

    Peter Straub's Blue Rose trilogy (Koko, Mystery, and The Throat) is one of the landmark accomplishments of modern popular fiction. Ranging from the Caribbean to Vietnam to the American Midwest and spanning decades of tumultuous history, these books a...

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    Horror

    Jul-2010

    From the bestselling author of Ghost Story, Shadowland, and The Talisman, a novella-length rumination on the nature of evil. A Special Place, Peter Straub’s first published novella, will come to stand as one of the author’s most deeply unsettl...

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    Horror

    Feb-2010

    On a Midwestern campus in the 1960s, a charismatic guru and his young acolytes perform a secret ritual in a local meadow. What happens is a mystery -- all that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present....

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2009

    The second volume of Peter Straub's pathbreaking anthology American Fantastic Tales picks up the story in 1940 and provides persuasive evidence that the decades since then have seen an extraordinary flowering. While continuing to explore the classic ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2009

    From early on, American literature has teemed with tales of horror, of hauntings, of terrifying obsessions and gruesome incursions, of the uncanny ways in which ordinary reality can be breached and subverted by the unknown and the irrational. As this...

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    Suspense

    Jul-2009

    The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways. The charismatic and cunning Spenser Mallon is a campus guru in the 1960s, attracting the de...

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    Horror

    Oct-2008

    From the incomparable master of horror and suspense comes an electrifying collection of contemporary literary horror, with stories from twenty-five writers representing today's most talented voices in the genre. Horror writing is usually associate...

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    Suspense

    Jan-2008

    Little Red s Tango incorporates a vampire story, miracle legends, a saint s legend, an epistle, beatitudes, and jazz minutiae within a contemporary faux-gospel. Lapland, or Film Noir is a journey to a place of the dark, paranoid crime movies made in ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2007

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    Horror

    Oct-2004

    In his latest soul-chilling novel, bestselling author Peter Straub tells of a famous children's book author who, in the wake of a grotesque accident, realizes that the most basic facts of her existence, including her existence itself, have come into ...

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    Suspense

    Oct-2003

    A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son- fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill-vanishes. His uncle, novelist Timothy Underhill, searches his hometown of Millhaven for clues that might help unravel this horrible dual mystery. H...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2002

    For perhaps two decades, a small group of writers rooted in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror have been simultaneously exploring and erasing the boundaries of those genres by creating fiction of remarkable depth and power. Their conn...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2000

    Welcome to another kind of terror as Peter Straub leads us into the outer reaches of the psyche. Here the master of the macabre is at his absolute best in seven exquisite tales of living, dying, and the terror that lies in between. . . .AshputtleIsn...

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    Suspense

    May-2000

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    in Mothers and Sons

    General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    A blockbuster anthology of memoirs and stories that celebrate the unique twists and turns of mother/son relationships, featuring:Lawrence BlockEric Jerome DickeyEileen DreyerDiana GabaldonEileen GoudgeStuart M. KaminskyFaye KellermanJoe R. LansdaleMa...

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    Horror

    Jul-1999

    Every year on his birthday, Ned Dunstan is cursed with visions of horror committed by a savage figure he calls "Mr. X." This year, Ned's visions will become flesh and blood. A dreadful premonition brings Ned home to find his mother on her deathbed. S...

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    Fantasy

    1997

    Esswood House. Home and estate of the Seneschal family, aristocratic patrons of the literary arts for well over a hundred years. D. H. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, Ford Madox Ford, and Henry James were privileged to call themselves guests. There was always...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1996

    They are dying, one by one. Wealthy, middle-aged women in an exclusive Connecticut suburb. Their murderer remains at large. Nora Chancel, wife of publishing scion Davey Chancel, fears she may be next. After all, her past has branded her a victim . . ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1995

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1995

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    Horror

    Nov-1994

    Two monstrous evils. The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors. One is natural. The hideous, unstoppable creation of man's power gone mad. The other is not natural at all. And it makes the first look like child's...

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    Thriller

    Apr-1993

    The Blue Rose Trilogy - 3

    THE THROAT. Tim Underhill, now an acclaimed novelist, travels back to his home - town of Millhaven, Illinois after he gets a call from John Ransom, an old army buddy. Ransom believes there s a copycat killer on the loose, mimicking the Blue Rose murd...

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    Horror

    Dec-1990

    These psychic and horror fictions--seven of them short-shorts--reveals Straub at his spellbinding best. Two tales (first installments of his Blue Rose trilogy), are linked to Koko and Mystery and exactingly probe the consequences of boyhood clashes w...

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    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Jan-1990

    The Blue Rose Trilogy - 2

    MYSTERY. Tom Pasmore, ten years old, survives a near-fatal accident. During his long recovery, he becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder and finds he has clues to solving it that he shouldn t. Lamont von Heilitz has spent his life dealing with myst...

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    Horror

    Sep-1989

    For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth has come back to haunt them. Now they are about to learn what happens to those who believe they can bury the past and get away with m...

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    Horror

    Sep-1988

    The Blue Rose Trilogy - 1

    KOKO. Only four men knew what it meant. Now they must stop it. They are Vietnam vets a doctor, a lawyer, a working stiff, and a writer. Very different from each other, they are nonetheless linked by a shared history and a single shattering secret. No...

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    Horror

    Jun-1988

    This stunning collection of novellas and short stories by masters of the macabre brings to fans and newcomers an unrelenting spell of horror and suspense. These are tales that strike beyond sheer terror, as their disturbing visions capture the dark r...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1985

    America in the late 1960s -- a turbulent sea of change. Most Americans find themselves buffeted by winds of turmoil or swept away in the currents of destiny, and history. And Elliot Denmark, brilliant composer and expatriate, returns home to find him...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

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    Horror

    Oct-1980

    You have been there...if you have ever been afraid. Come back. To a dark house deep in the Vermont woods, where two friends are spending a season of horror, apprenticed to a Master Magician. Learning secrets best left unlearned. Entering a worl...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1977

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    Horror

    May-1977

    One summer night in 1955, a boy and his cousin plunge naked into the moonlit waters of a rural quarry. Only one of them emerges. Just as he had promised he would on that fateful night two decades earlier, Miles Teagarden--now divorced and a struggli...

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    Horror

    Mar-1976

    In a house in London a woman starts a new life, trying to put tragedy behind her. Then a pretty blonde child runs into view, bringing with her an inexplicable suggestion of evil. A classic psychological/supernatural horror novel with stunning photogr...

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