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Author Richard LaymonRichard Carl Laymon (January 14, 1947 - February 14, 2001) was an American author of suspense and horror fiction.
He was born in Chicago in 1947 and grew up in California. Laymon has a BA in English Literature from Willamette University, Oregon, and an MA from Loyola University, Los Angeles. He has worked as a schoolteacher, a librarian and as a report writer for a law firm. He now works full time as a writer.

Apart from his novels, he has published more than sixty short stories in magazines such as Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock and Cavalier and in anthologies, including Modern Masters of Horror, The Second Black Lizard Anthology of Crime and Night Visions 7. His novel Flesh was names Best Horror Novel of 1988 by Science Fiction Chronicle and also shortlisted for the prestigious Bram Stoker Award, as was Funland.

Richard Laymon is the author of more than thirty acclaimed novels, including The Cellar, The Stake, Savage, Quake, Island and Body Rides. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Richard Kelly, Carla Laymon, and Lee Davis Willoughby.

Richard died on February 14, 2001. Since 2001, new releases have been sold by Ann Laymon, Richard's wife, and consist of previously unpublished manuscripts that Richard left behind at his death. All other new Laymon releases in the US are first edition releases of novels that were available in the rest of the world when Richard was alive..

Richard Laymon Book List
His website: rlk.stevegerlach.com
Similar authors: Joe Hill, Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Peter Straub
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Alarms | Laymon, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Laymon, Richard | Alarms | Signed First Edition Copy

1992 CA: Ziesing Books  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Among the Missing | Laymon, Richard | Signed First Edition UK Book Laymon, Richard | Among the Missing | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book  1999 LON: Headline First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cellar, The | Laymon, Richard | 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book Laymon, Richard | Cellar, The | 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book

Mass Market Paper Book. 1980 NY: Warner Books Mass market Paperback Book, first printing, fine in near-fine pictorial wraps (toned pages, worn cover edges).

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Come Out Tonight | Laymon, Richard | Signed First Edition UK Book Laymon, Richard | Come Out Tonight | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book  1999 LON: Headline Publishing First UK edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cuts | Laymon, Richard | Signed Limited Edition Book Laymon, Richard | Cuts | Signed Limited Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1999 MD: Cemetery Dance Publications  Limited edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Lake, The | Laymon, Richard | First Edition Book Laymon, Richard | Lake, The | First Edition Copy

First Edition Hardcover Book. 2004 NY: Dorchester Publishing  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Midnight Tour, The | Laymon, Richard | Signed First Edition UK Book Laymon, Richard | Midnight Tour, The | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book  1998 LON: Headline Publishing First UK edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Nightshow | Laymon, Richard | 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book Laymon, Richard | Nightshow | 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book

Mass Market Paper Book. 1986 NY: Tor Horror  Mass market Paperback Book, first printing, near-fine (page toning) in fine pictorial wraps.

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Once Upon A Halloween | Laymon, Richard | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book Laymon, Richard | Once Upon A Halloween | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

2000 MD: Cemetary Dance  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. (Limited edition).

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Savage | Laymon, Richard | First Edition Book Laymon, Richard | Savage | First Edition Copy

1994 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.

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Richard Laymon Bibliography (Alphabetical List)


  • After Midnight
  • Alarums (aka Alarms) - 1992
  • Allhallow's Eve - 1985
  • Amara (aka To Wake the Dead) - 2003
  • Among The Missing - 1999
  • Bad News (anthology editor) - 2000
  • The Beat - 1986
  • The Beast House
  • Beginner's Luck - 1986
  • Beware! - 1985
  • Bite - 1996
  • Blood Games - 1992
  • Body Rides - 1996
  • Caller - 1985
  • Cardiac Arrest - 1985
  • The Cellar - 1980
  • Cobra - 1985
  • Come Out Tonight - 1999
  • Cuts - 1999
  • Dark Mountain (Tread Softly) - 1987
  • Darkness, Tell Us - 1991
  • Dawson City - 1984
  • Dreadful Tales (short story collection) - 2000
  • Endless Night - 1993
  • Fiends - 1997
  • Flesh - 1988
  • Friday Night In Beast House - 2001
  • Funland - 1989
  • The Glory Bus (aka Into the Fire) - 2005
  • Good, Secret Place, A - 1994
  • Guts - 1985
  • Halloween Hunt - 1987
  • Halloween Mouse - 2001 (children's book)
  • In The Dark - 1994
  • Intruder - 1984
  • Island - 1985
  • The Lake - 2004
  • Last Hand - 1985
  • The Lawmen - 1983
  • Live Bait - 1985
  • Lonely One - 1985
  • Marathon - 1985
  • Midnight's Lair - 1993
  • The Midnight Tour - 1998
  • Night Games - 1985
  • Night In The Lonesome October - 2001
  • Night Show - 1984
  • No Sanctuary - 2001
  • Once Upon A Halloween - 2000
  • One Rainy Night - 1991
  • Out Are The Lights - 1982
  • Quake - 1995
  • Resurrection Dreams - 1988
  • Return - 1987
  • Savage - 1994
  • Shoutout at Joe's - 1984
  • The Stake - 1991
  • Thin Air - 1987
  • The Trap - 1985
  • Travelling Vampire Show - 2000
  • Triage - 2001 (contributor)
  • The Wilds (novella) - 1998
  • The Woods Are Dark - 1981
  • Writer's Tale, A (autobiography) - 1998

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