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Robert R McCammon

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Robert McCammon is the award-winning author of 14 novels and numerous short stories. In the 1980s, McCammon's horror novels were among the most popular published, including such bestsellers as Swan Song, They Thirst, and Stinger. In the 1990s, McCammon's work turned toward the mainstream, with such novels as the phenomenal Boy's Life, MINE, and Gone South. After a hiatus during the 1990s, McCammon returned to publishing with the award-winning historical fiction novel Speaks the Nightbird in 2002.

Genres: Horror, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Thriller
New Books
Series contributed to
Night Visions (with Paul Mikol)
   8. Night Visions 8 (1991)
Anthologies edited
Anthologies containing stories by Robert R McCammon
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Short stories
Makeup (1981)
I Scream Man! (1984)
Nightcrawlers [short story] (1984)World Fantasy (nominee)
He'll Come Knocking on Your Door (1986)
The Deep End (1987)Bram Stoker
Lights Out (1987)
Night Calls the Green Falcon (1988)
Stinger (excerpt) (1988)
Blue World [short story] (1989)
Eat Me (1989)Bram Stoker
The Thang (1989)
On a Beautiful Summer's Day, He Was (1990)
The Miracle Mile (1991)

World Fantasy Best Short Story nominee (1985) : Nightcrawlers [short story]
Bram Stoker Best Short Story winner (1988) : The Deep End
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1988) : Swan Song
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1988) : Swan Song
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1989) : Stinger
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1990) : Blue World
Bram Stoker Best Short Story winner (1990) : Eat Me
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (1990) : The Wolf's Hour
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1990) : Blue World
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1991) : Mine
Bram Stoker Best Novel winner (1992) : Boy's Life
World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1992) : Boy's Life

Robert R McCammon recommends
Ancient Images (1989)
Ramsey Campbell
"Ancient Images is a taut, tight thriller, a real hackle-raiser."
Goat Dance (1989)
Douglas Clegg
"Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares. Goat Dance is a dark mesmerizing delight."
Brethren (1993)
Shawn Ryan
"A gripping debut..."
The End of the World Running Club (2014)
(End of the World Running Club, book 1)
Adrian J Walker
"A fresh and frighteningly real take on what 'the end' might be . . . quite an exciting and nerve-wracking 'run', with characters you believe in and feel for."
Water and Wind (2019)
(Fearing, book 2)
John F D Taff
"A powerful and epic trip into the land of feardom."
Red Unicorn (2022)
Weston Ochse
"Though the scope and nature of the book is chilling and horrific he kind of makes the reading into a little vacation. Well done!"

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