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Ray Garton


USA flag (b.1962)

aka Joseph Locke

Ray Garton is the author of over fifty books including popular 1980s horror novel Live Girls and its sequel Night Life as well as the 2006 Leisure paperback The Loveliest Dead. He has also penned several short stories and novellas. In 2006, Ray received the World Horror Convention Grand Master Award at the World Horror Convention in San Francisco, putting Ray in the company of some of horror's most notable scribblers. He currently resides in California with his wife Dawn.
 

Genres: Horror, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Series
Horror of Ray Garton
   1. Live Girls (1987)
   2. Bestial (2009)
   3. Vortex (2016)
   4. Biofire (1996)
   5. Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth (2016)
   6. Crawlers! (2005)
   7. The Folks (2001)
   8. No Place Like Home (2008)
   9. Pieces of Hate (1996)
   10. Nids (2006)
   11. The Girl in the Basement (2010)
   12. Ravenous (2008)
   13. Shackled (1997)
   14. Dark Channel (1992)
   15. Darklings (1985)
   16. Scissors (2004)
   17. The New Neighbor (1991)
   18. Meds (2011)
   19. Lot Lizards (1991)
   20. Night Life (2005)
   21. Methods of Madness (1990)
   22. The Loveliest Dead (2005)
   23. Murder Was My Alibi (2010)
   24. Seductions (1984)
   25. Sex and Violence in Hollywood (2001)
   26. Trade Secrets (1990)
   27. Trailer Park Noir (2011)
   28. Loveless (2011)
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Blood and Lace (as by Joseph Locke)
   1. Vampire Heart (1994)
   2. Deadly Relations (1994)
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Novels
   Invaders from Mars (1986)
   Crucifax (1988)
     aka Crucifax Autumn
   The Nightmares on Elm Street Part 4 (1989) (as by Joseph Locke)
   The Nightmares on Elm Street Part 5 (1989) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Warlock (1989)
   Kill the Teacher's Pet (1991) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Petrified (1992) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Kiss of Death (1992) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Game Over (1993) (as by Joseph Locke)
   The Teacher (1993) (as by Joseph Locke)
   1-900-Killer (1994) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Vengeance (1994) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Good Burger (1997) (as by Joseph Locke)
   Website (1997)
   Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
   411 (1998)
   Zombie Love (2003)
   Serpent Girl (2008)
     aka Cemetery Dance
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Collections
   Slivers of Bone (2008)
   Horror For Good (2012) (with others)
   Cut Corners Volume 1 (2012) (with Ramsey Campbell and Bentley Little)
   Cut Corners (2015) (with Shane McKenzie and Monica J O'Rourke)
   Unearthed (2016) (with Richard Chizmar and Brian Keene)
   Cut Corners Volume 3 (2017) (with Kealan Patrick Burke and Bryan Smith)
   Leaders of the Pack (2020) (with others)
   Sunny Pines (2023) (with others)
   Horrible Little Stories (2023) (with others)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Non fiction
   In a Dark Place (1992)
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Series contributed to
Secret World of Alex Mack
   19. Hocus Pocus! (1997) (as by Joseph Locke)
   33. Lights, Camera, Action! (1998)
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
   6. Been There, Done That (1998) (as by Joseph Locke)
   12. All That Glitters (1998)
   The Troll Bride (1998) (as by Joseph Locke)
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Ray Garton recommends
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Toilet Baby (2014)
Shane McKenzie
"Shane McKenzie has the kind of imagination that should require a license to operate."
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The Seduction of Phaeton Black (2011)
(Phaeton Black, book 1)
Jillian Stone
"[A] dark Victorian concoction. . . sexy as hell!"
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Graveyard People (2003)
Gary A Braunbeck
"Gary A Braunbeck is simply one of the finest writers to come along in years. His work is chilling, touching, moving, and above all, compassionate and human. He elevates the genre with everything he writes. If you've read him, you already know this, but if you haven't, take this book home, get comfortable, and see what you've been missing -- you're in for a treat."

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Anthologies containing stories by Ray Garton
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Dark Tides (2019)
A Charity Anthology
edited by
Eugene Johnson and John J Questore
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Shivers VIII (2019)
(Shivers , book 8)
edited by
Richard Chizmar

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