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Bentley Little

USA flag (b.1960)

aka Phillip Emmons

Bentley Little was born in Arizona. He received a BA in Communications and an MA in English and Comparative Literature from California State University. He currently lives in Fullerton, California with his wife and son. He also writes under the pseudonym 'Phillip Emmons'.

Genres: Horror
Anthologies edited
The Best of Horror Library: Volumes 1-5 (2015) (with R. J. Cavender, Charles Colyott, Lorne Dixon and Tracie McBride)
Anthologies containing stories by Bentley Little
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Short stories
Witch Woman (1985)
The Potato (1991)
The Man in the Passenger Seat (1993)
Monteith (1993)
From the Mouths of Babes (1994)
The Numbers Game (1994)
The Pond (1994)
See Marilyn Monroe's Panties! (1995)
Life With Father (1998)
Connie (1999)
The Theatre (1999)

Bram Stoker Best First Novel winner (1991) : The Revelation
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (2003) : The Collection
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (2012) : The Haunted

Bentley Little recommends
AfterAge (1993)
Yvonne Navarro
"AfterAge is one hell of a good novel."
Fireworks (2001)
James A Moore
"Here is a talent. Here is someone to watch."
The Beast That Was Max (2001)
(Resurrection Cycle, book 1)
Gerard Daniel Houarner
"Real writing skill is a rarity; but it's abundantly evident in Houarner's impressive output."
The Red Church (2002)
(Sheriff Littlefield, book 1)
Scott Nicholson
"Like Stephen King, he has an eye and ear for the rhythms of rural America, and like King he knows how to summon serious scares."
In This Skin (2004)
Simon Clark
"Simon Clark has what it takes to be another Stephen King."
In the Closet, Under the Bed (2009)
Lee Thomas
"A worthy successor to Clive Barker..."
The Corporation (2012)
J F Gonzalez
"J.F. Gonzalez is a writer to watch."
Infinity House (2012)
Shane McKenzie
"Unflinching and uncompromising, tough and talented, Shane McKenzie stands at the forefront of the next generation of horror writers."
Dungeon Brain (2012)
Benjamin Kane Ethridge
"[Ethridge] may very well point the way to the future of the genre."
The Stones In The Field (2016)
Michael Stephan Oates
"A profoundly heartbreaking work that digs into Personal costs of a kidnapping and terrorism."

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