Bentley Little Books In Order

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. The Revelation (1989)
  2. The Mailman (1991)
  3. Evil Deeds (1992)
  4. Death Instinct (1992)
  5. The Summoning (1993)
  6. Night School / University (1994)
  7. Dominion (1995)
  8. The Store (1996)
  9. The House (1997)
  10. The Town / Guests (1997)
  11. The Ignored (1997)
  12. The Walking (2000)
  13. The Association (2001)
  14. The Return (2002)
  15. The Policy (2003)
  16. The Resort (2004)
  17. Dispatch (2005)
  18. The Burning (2006)
  19. The Vanishing (2007)
  20. The Academy (2008)
  21. His Father’s Son (2009)
  22. The Disappearance (2010)
  23. The Haunted (2012)
  24. The Influence (2013)
  25. The Consultant (2015)
  26. The Handyman (2017)
  27. The Bank (2020)
  28. Gloria (2021)

Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order

  1. The Circle (2012)
  2. The Washingtonians (With: Richard T. Chizmar) (2018)

Short Story Collections In Publication Order

  1. Murmurous Haunts (1997)
  2. The Collection (2002)
  3. Indignities of the Flesh (2012)
  4. Cut Corners Volume 1 (With: Ramsey Campbell,Ray Garton) (2012)
  5. Walking Alone (2018)

Tom Piccirilli Collections In Publication Order

  1. Pentacle (By:Tom Piccirilli) (1995)
  2. Inside The Works (By:Tom Piccirilli) (1997)
  3. The Dog Syndrome (By:Tom Piccirilli) (1997)
  4. Deep Into That Darkness Peering (By:Tom Piccirilli) (1999)
  5. A Student of Hell (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2000)
  6. This Cape Is Red Because I’ve Been Bleeding (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2002)
  7. Mean Sheep (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2003)
  8. Waiting for My Turn to Go Under the Knife (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2004)
  9. Bare Bone #10 (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2007)
  10. Futile Efforts (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2010)
  11. Forgiving Judas (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2014)
  12. Bad Dog (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2018)
  13. A Little Black Book of Noir Stories (By:Tom Piccirilli) (2020)

Hot Blood Books In Publication Order

  1. Hot Blood (1989)
  2. Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror (1991)
  3. Hottest Blood (1993)
  4. Deadly After Dark (1994)
  5. Seeds of Fear (1995)
  6. Stranger by Night (1995)
  7. Fear the Fever (1996)
  8. Kiss and Kill (1997)
  9. Crimes of Passion (1997)
  10. Hot Blood X (1998)
  11. Fatal Attractions (2003)
  12. Strange Bedfellows (2004)
  13. Dark Passions (2007)

Richard T. Chizmar Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order

  1. Dirty Coppers (By:Ed Gorman,Richard T. Chizmar) (1997)
  2. Devil’s Night: A Halloween Short Story (By:Richard T. Chizmar) (2012)
  3. Brothers (By:Richard T. Chizmar) (2015)
  4. Widow’s Point (By:Richard T. Chizmar) (2018)
  5. The Washingtonians (With: Richard T. Chizmar) (2018)

Anthologies In Publication Order

  1. Borderlands 1 (1990)
  2. Borderlands 3 (1991)
  3. Hottest Blood (1993)
  4. Hot Blood X (1998)
  5. Four Dark Nights (2002)
  6. In Laymon’s Terms (2008)
  7. What Fears Become (2011)
  8. A Hacked-Up Holiday Massacre (2011)
  9. Cut Corners Volume 1 (2012)
  10. Horror Express Volume Two (2012)
  11. Turn Down the Lights (2013)
  12. D.O.A. III (2017)
  13. The Washingtonians (2018)

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Bentley Little Books Overview

The Revelation

Strange things are happening in the small town of Randall, Arizona. And as darkness falls, an itinerant preacher has arrived to spread a gospel of cataclysmic fury…
And stranger things are yet to come…
Praise for The Revelation‘A nail biting, throat squeezing, nonstop plunge into darkness and evil. I guarantee, once you start reading this book, you’ll be up until dawn.’ Rick Hautala’Grabs the reader and yanks him along through an ever worsening landscape of horrors…
a terifying ride with a shattering conclusion.’ Gary Brandner’The Revelation isn’t just a thriller, it’s a shocker. A must for those who like horror with a bite.’ Richard LaymonSales Points Winner of the Bram Stoker Award, given by the Horror Writers of America ‘Unlike anything else in popular fiction.’ Stephen King

The Mailman

The suicide of the local mailman has left the residents of this tiny Arizona town shell shocked. Nothing this bad had ever happened here. But now it has, and more is on the way…
because there’s a new mailman in town, and he’s not just delivering the typical bills and junk mail.

Death Instinct

Cathy was six when the man next door killed his wife and himself. She heard the screams. She saw the blood and the bodies. Now, 20 years later, the house is no longer vacant. Someone new has moved in. Something terrible is happening to the neighbors. And Cathy has a secret of her own…

The Summoning

In ‘The Summoning‘, a dusty Arizona town suddenly finds its population shrinking as a vampire starts feeding at night

Night School / University

Reluctantly returning for another semester at UC, campus editor Jim Parker and library assistant Faith Pullen are alarmed by a series of bloody accidents that seem to be linked to an eerie and sinister force.


Something really strange is happening to Dion, the new boy in school. Odd girl out Penelope understands completely. Something is happening to her too. They were made for each other. And together, they’re going to raise hell.

The Store

In a small Arizona town, a man counts his blessings: a loving wife, two teenage daughters, and a job that allows him to work at home. Then ‘The Store‘ announces plansto open a local outlet, which will surely finish off the small downtown shops. His concerns grow when ‘The Store‘s’builders ignore all the town’s zoning laws during itsconstruction. Then dead animals are found on ‘The Store‘s’ grounds. Inside, customers are hounded by obnoxious sales people, and strange products appear on the shelves. Before long the town’s remaining small shop owners disappear, and ‘The Store‘ spreads its influence to the city council and the police force, taking over the town! It’s up to one man to confront ‘The Store‘s’ mysterious owner and to save his community, his family, and his life! Bentley Little is the author of The Mailman, The Ignored,Dominion, and University Stephen King praised both University and The Ignored Bentley Little’s books appeal to the same readership asNew York Times bestselling authors Stephen King,Peter Straub, and Dean Koontz Bentley Little is a recipient of the Horror Writers Association’sBram Stoker Award We have much more coming from Bentley Little

The House

A Bram Stoker Award winner. Five strangers from across America are about to come together and open the door to a place of evil that they all call home. Inexplicably, four men and one woman are having heart stopping nightmares revolving around the dark and forbidding houses where each of them was born. When recent terrifying events occur, they are each drawn to their identical childhood homes, only to confront a sinister supernatural presence which has pursued them all of their lives, and is now closer than ever to capturing their souls.

The Town / Guests

You think your hometown is scary?

Wait until you read the new shocker from the man Stephen King calls ‘a Master.

Bentley Little recently made the national news when Stephen King revealed he was reading Little’s latest novel. But critics and fans have known for years that Little is one of the hottest horror writers in the business. And now, with his newest novel, The Town, Little brings the horror home to a small Arizona town.

Because home is where the heart is…
ripped out.

Bentley Little is:

‘A master of suspense.’ Stephen King

‘Inventive and chilling.’ San Francisco Chronicle

‘Nightmarishly brilliant.’ Publishers Weekly

‘A must for those who like horror with a bite.’ Richard Laymon

‘If there’s a better horror novelist than Little…
I don’t know who it is.’ Los Angeles Times

Little is a winner of the Bram Stoker Award

The Ignored

With a good job and a pretty girlfriend, Bob Jones’s one complaint in life is that he is ignored until he is inducted into a secret society of the nondescript and dejected planning a horrifying revenge.’

The Walking

The dead are getting restless…
Across the country, they have risen. And they seem to have a mission…
. The Walking has begun…
No one knows why they are walking. No one knows where they are going. And no one can stop them…
. They are here. From the acclaimed author of The Store, The Ignored, and The Town comes The Walking and it’s going to make Bram Stoker Award winner Bentley Little the biggest name in horror. He’s already got the critics screaming…
. Bentley Little…
grabs the reader and yanks him along on a terrifying ride.’ Gary Brandner ‘…
keeps the high tension jolts coming…
unlike anything else in popular fiction.’ Stephen King’…
has created nothing less than a nightmarishly brilliant tour de force of modern life in America.’ Publishers Weekly’…
is must reading for Koontz fans.’ Harriet Klausner’…
is thinking person’s horror.’ Los Angeles Times’…
is a must for those who like horror with a bite.’ Richard Layman

The Association

‘You must read this book.’ Stephen King

‘Fast paced, rock ’em, jolt ’em, shock ’em…
terror fiction. Unusually clever.’ Dean Koontz

Barry and Maureen have just been approved as tenants by The Association. Pity they never read the fine print on the lease. It could be the death of them…

The Return

There’s only one thing that can follow the success of Bentley Little’s acclaimed The Association, The Walking, and The Revelation. And that’s Bentley Little’s return.

The Policy

Unemployed, divorced, and living in a new state, Hunt Jackson would be considered a risk by most insurance companies. Lucky for him, he’s found one that will give him a policy. All he has to do is sign on the dotted line and note a minor provision: they require a pound of flesh for their investment. No backing out. No joke. No running away.

The Resort

Bram Stoker award winner Bentley Little cordially invites you to The Resort. Welcome to The Reata, an exclusive spa isolated in the Arizona desert. Please ignore the strange employees and that unspeakable thing in the pool. And when guests start disappearing, pretend it isn’t happening. Enjoy your stay, and relax. Oh…
and lock yourself in after dark.

The Vanishing

In Beverly Hills a businessman slaughters his entire family and leaves behind a video of the massacre and a cryptic message: ‘this is where it begins.’ Sure enough, it is only the beginning. Children everywhere are either being killed or are disappearing. Social worker Carrie Daniels wants to know why. God help her when she finds out.

The Academy

Here’s one good reason for staying home from school…

Something strange is happening at Tyler High. The laid back principal has become unusually strict. The janitors no longer work nights because of what they hear. The students are frightened by what they see. And things are happening on school grounds that defy rational explanation. But there is an explanation. It s just nothing that anyone can begin to believe or hope to survive.

His Father’s Son

Steve Nye?s quiet life takes an unexpected turn when he receives a call from his mother. His father attacked her and has been committed to an asylum. The doctor says he?s suffering from dementia. But Steve?s father seems so calm, clear eyed, and lucid when he whispers, ?I killed her?. Is it simply symptom of his father?s delusion and madness? If only Steve were so lucky?

The Disappearance

From the Bram Stoker Award winning ‘horror poet laureate’ Stephen King When Gary’s girlfriend Joan vanishes, calls to her parents’ home yield only dead air. Her school records are gone. There is no longer any evidence that she even existed. Most disturbing of all is what Gary does find: a warning and a tantalizing clue, leading to a mysterious backward cult known as the Homesteaders. Now Gary may be the next to disappear.

The Collection

He’s been hailed by Dean Koontz for his ;rock ’em, jolt ’em, shock ’em contemporary terror fiction. Now Little presents a 32 story collection that could only have come from an author with a deft touch for the terrifying Publishers Weekly. Volume One consists of 15 stories. Against the Pale Sand And I Am Here, Fighting with Ghost Blood Bob Bumblebee Colony Comes the Bad Time Coming Home Again Confessions of a Corporate Man Estoppel Full Moon on Death Row Lethe Dreams Life with Father Llama Maya’s Mother

Mean Sheep (By:Tom Piccirilli)

Three time Bram Stoker award winner Tom Piccirilli’s latest fiction and poetry all in one collection! Mean Sheep is an exclusive collection only published by Delirium. Includes 16 of his latest horror tales plus a small collection of poetry. Artwork by Alan M. Clark.

Bare Bone #10 (By:Tom Piccirilli)

With a surgeon’s skill, editor Kevin L. Donihe stitches a diverse collection of fiction and poetry together to bring Bare Bone to life. Another Dr. Frankenstein, he assembles the pieces of others, birthing one complete monster to send lurching towards the darkness. Stories from past issues have received Honorable Mentions in several editions of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and another was reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13. Bare Bone is a bi annual anthology. 10 features stories from Tom Piccirilli, Jeremy Robert Johnson, D. Harlan Wilson, Ronald Damien Malfi and others as well as poetry from Donna Lynch, Kurt Newton and Charlee Jacob

Hot Blood

Robert R. McCammon, Graham Masterton, Harlan Ellison, Ramsey Campbell and other masters of the macabre take readers into their private world of fear, fantasy, and fatal attraction in 24 tales of dread and debauchery, riveting stories of sex and terror…
the fresh fusion that is fast becoming America’s obsession. Reissue.

Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror

In Hotter Blood, sex and horror are coupled to an ecstatic effect. This is the second in the provocative anthology series that defined a genre and spanned a generation. Grant Morrison’s Bram Stoker nominated The Braille Encyclopedia spearheads a collection of 24 original stories, with additional contributions from horror stars like Richard Laymon and Nancy Collins, comic book talents Kurt Busiek and John Byrne, and superstar horror director Mick Garris. Explore the dark side of having your lover in The Tub with you, find out when Confession isn t good for the soul, and feed your hunger for erotic horror with this delectable collection Cemetery Dance called Hotter Blood outstanding, Gauntlet labeled it aggressive and riveting, a virtual Who s Who of modern horror, and to 2AM Magazine, it s Amazing highly recommended.

Hottest Blood

A collection of erotic tales of horror features stories by Graham Masterton, Bentley Little, Rex Miller, Elizabeth Massie, David J. Schow, Matthew Costello, John Shirley, Thomas Tessier, Grant Morrison, and other established masters.

Deadly After Dark

The fourth sizzling collection in the Hot Blood series, no longer available in retail book stores. Here is terror and passion beyond the last taboo in an all new collection of erotic horror from today’s fright masters Jack Ketchum, Graham Masterton, Lucy Taylor and more.

Seeds of Fear

This is the original erotic horror anthology including works by Rex Miller, Bentley Little, J.N. Williamson, Billie Sue Mosiman, Edward Lee, Ronald Kelly, Kathryn Ptacek, P.D. Cacek and Stephen R. George, just to name a few. These top name horror writers bring you the freshest works guaranteed to raise goosebumps and scald the blood.

Stranger by Night

Ramsey Campbell, Brian Lumley, Graham Masterton, Brinke Stevens, Brian Hodge, Edward Lee, Lucy Taylor, Mike Newton, and other conjurers of the darkest demons of the human id bring new stories to this series. Here are sex driven, horro laced, tales from master writers who follow no rules, except one hold back nothing.

Fear the Fever

An erotic horror anthology includes the works of such popular writers as Jack Ketchum, Edward Lee, Graham Masterton, Lucy Taylor, Bruce Jones, J. N. Williamson, P. D. Cacek, and Alan Brennert.

Kiss and Kill

Sixteen erotic horror stories include the tales of fantasy fulfilling cheerleaders, a modern den of sin and its centuries old acts of debauchery, and a competition over sexual conquest by two wives.

Crimes of Passion

This exciting installment in the erotic horror series takes readers into an underworld of provocative delights and painful demises, with bone chilling stories by such authors as Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and Ramsey Campbell.

Dark Passions

Not all love is innocent. Some desires swallow you whole…
There’s more than meets the eye to the twenty twisted pleasures collected here, with death and desire lying in wait behind every corner. One goth girl finds the man whose love can make her beautiful and whose body can bring her ecstasy if she can stomach the price…
A zombie apocalypse destroys a man’s family, but ’til death do us part’ is a vow his wife won’t forget even if she’s now more on the undead side. A vampire hunter wakes up the morning after and has to discover what forbidden pleasures he indulged in the night before he suspects they might involve the drop dead gorgeous bloodsucker next door…
These and many more tales of sinister passion lie inside if you aren’t afraid of the dark…

Four Dark Nights

If you love horror don’t miss this collection of stories. Printed in December 2003

In Laymon’s Terms

This massive, oversized tribute anthology for Richard Laymon features short fiction and personal remembrances from dozens and dozens of the biggest names in horror and Laymon’s biggest fans. In addition, there are almost 140 pages of ‘Rarities and Fan Favorites’ from Richard Laymon’s personal files stories, interviews, and more, including a 17 page photo album personally selected by Ann Laymon. Several of these rare pieces are scanned directly from Laymon’s original manuscripts and contain his handwritten corrections. Featuring nearly 700 pages of fiction and essays written in honor of the man, author, and friend, In Laymon’s Terms is personal, moving, and wildly entertaining. This is a unique and oversized hardcover collection that Richard Laymon would be proud of.

What Fears Become

From classic horror and pure suspense to Twilight Zone style dark fantasy, What Fears Become relentlessly explores our basic fears and leaves you with twisted endings that will make your skin crawl This spine tingling, international anthology contains contributions from the critically acclaimed online horror magazine, The Horror Zine, and features bestselling authors such as Bentley Little, Graham Masterton, Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Elizabeth Massie, Ronald Malfi, Cheryl Kaye Tardif, Melanie Tem, Scott Nicholson, Piers Anthony, Conrad Williams, and many more. Edited by Jeani Rector of The Horror Zine and featuring a foreword by award winning, bestselling author Simon Clark, it also contains deliciously dark delights from morbidly creative writers, poets and artists who have not yet made it big but will very soon. Come and discover What Fears Become

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