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Author John FarrisJohn Lee Farris was born 1936 in Jefferson City, Missouri, to parents John Linder Farris (1909-1982) and Eleanor Carter Farris (1905-1984). He was raised in Tennessee, graduated from Central High School in Memphis, and attended Southwestern University there.

His first wife, Kathleen, was the mother of Julie Marie, John, and Jeff Farris; his second wife, Mary Ann Pasante, was the mother of Peter John ("P.J.") Farris.

Apart from his vast body of fiction, his work on motion picture screenplays includes adaptations of his own books (ie., The Fury), original scripts, and adaptations of the works of others (such as Alfred Bester's The Demolished Man). He wrote and directed the film Dear Dead Delilah in 1973. He has had several plays produced off-Broadway, and also paints and writes poetry.

At various times he has made his home in New York, Southern California and Puerto Rico; he currently resides near Atlanta, Georgia.

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Avenging Fury
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Avenging Fury by John Farris

You Don't Scare Me
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You Don't Scare Me by John Farris

The Fury and the Power
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The Fury and the Power by John Farris

The Fury and the Terror
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The Fury and the Terror by John Farris

Solar Eclipse
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Solar Eclipse by John Farris

Fiends
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Fiends by John Farris
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1990 IL: Dark Harvest  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.

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Scare Tactics | Farris, John | Signed First Edition Book Farris, John | Scare Tactics | Signed First Edition Copy

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1988 NY: Tor  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author.

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Solar Eclipse | Farris, John | Signed First Edition Book Farris, John | Solar Eclipse | Signed First Edition Copy

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John Farris Bibliography


  • The Corpse Next Door (1956) (as John Farris)
  • The Body on the Beach (1957) (as Steve Brackeen)
  • Baby Moll (1958) (as Steve Brackeen)
  • Danger in My Blood (1958) (as Steve Brackeen)
  • Harrison High (1959) (as John Farris)
  • Delfina (1962) (as Steve Brackeen)
  • The Long Light of Dawn (1962) (as John Farris)
  • Guardians, The (1964) (as Steve Brackeen)
  • King Windom (1967) (as John Farris from here on)
  • When Michael Calls (1967)
  • The Girl from Harrison High (1968)
  • The Captors (1969)
  • A Sudden Stillness (1970)
  • Trouble at Harrison High, The (1970)
  • Shadow on Harrison High (1972)
  • Happy Anniversary, Harrison High (1973)
  • Crisis at Harrison High (1974)
  • Sharp Practice (1974)
  • The Fury (1976)
  • Bad Blood (1977)
  • All Heads Turn When the Hunt Goes By (1977; published in the UK as Bad Blood)
  • Shatter (W. H. Allen [UK] 1980) (true first)
  • Catacombs (1981)
  • The Uninvited (1982)
  • Son of the Endless Night (1984)
  • Minotaur (1985)
  • Wildwood (1986)
  • Nightfall (1987)
  • Scare Tactics (1988)
  • The Axeman Cometh (1989)
  • Fiends (1990 [limited edition])
  • Demonios (1991)
  • Sacrifice (1994)
  • Dragonfly (1995)
  • Soon She Will Be Gone (1997)
  • Solar Eclipse (1999)
  • The Fury and the Terror (2001)
  • The Fury and the Power (2003)
  • Phantom Nights' (2004)
  • Elvisland (2004)
  • Avenging Fury (2008)
  • You Don't Scare Me (2007)
  • High Bloods (2009)

Short Stories

  • I Scream. You Scream. We All Scream for Ice Cream
  • Story Time with the Bluefield Strangler
  • Transgressions: Volume Two

Screenplays

  • Dear Dead Delilah (1972)
  • The Fury (1978)

John Farris Awards

  • 2002 Horror Writers' Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner

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