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Ed Gorman

(Edward Joseph Gorman)
USA (1941 - )

aka E J Gorman, Daniel Ransom

Ed Gorman is the beloved author of dozens of mystery novels. He has received the Shamus Award, the Spur Award, and the International Fiction Writers Award for his contributions to the genre. He lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Jack Walsh
1. The Night Remembers (1991)
Robert Payne
1. Blood Moon (1994)
     aka Dead Cold
2. Hawk Moon (1995)
3. Harlot's Moon (1997)
4. Voodoo Moon (2000)


Dev Mallory
1. Bad Money (2005)
2. Fast Track (2006)
KOLCHAK the Night Stalker (with C J Henderson and Nancy Holder)
1. Passages of the Macabre (2016)


Graphic Novels

Short Stories
Series contributed to
Anthology series


Anthologies edited
The Black Lizard (1987)
The Second Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction (1988)
Stalkers (1989) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Under the Gun (1990) (with Martin H Greenberg and Robert J Randisi)
Night Kills (1990)
Dark Crimes (1991)
Invitation to Murder (1991) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Solved (1991) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Dark Crimes 2 (1993)
Predators (1993) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Danger in DC (1993)
The Fine Art of Murder (1993)
Feline and Famous (1994) (with Martin H Greenberg)
A Modern Treasury of Great Detective and Murder Mysteries (1994)
Gunslinger (1994)
Woman on the Beat (1995) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Night Screams (1996) (with Martin H Greenberg)
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories (1997) (with Martin H Greenberg and Joan Hess)
American Pulp (1997)
Love Kills (1997)
The UFO Files (1998) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Once upon a Crime (1998)
The Best of the American West (1998)
The Big Book of Noir (1998) (with Martin H Greenberg and Lee Server)
The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories: Seventh Annual Edition (1999) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Future Crimes (1999) (with Martin H Greenberg and John Helfers)
Pure Pulp (1999) (with Bill Pronzini)
Rapunzel's Revenge (2000) (with Brendan DuBois and Martin H Greenberg)
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories II (2000) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Sleuths of the Century (2000) (with Jon L Breen)
Star Colonies (2000) (with Martin H Greenberg and John Helfers)
Felonious Felines (2000) (with Carol Gorman)
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories (2000)
Such a Good Girl (2001)
Pulp Masters (2001) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Desperadoes (2001)
Guns of the West (2002) (with Martin H Greenberg)
The Blue and the Gray Undercover (2002)
Kittens, Cats and Crime (2003)
Stagecoach (2003)
The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories V (2004)
Texas Rangers (2004) (with Martin H Greenberg)
The Adventure of the Missing Detective (2005) (with Martin H Greenberg)
The Widow of Slane (2006) (with Martin H Greenberg)
The Deadly Bride (2006) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Wolf Woman Bay (2007) (with Martin H Greenberg)
Between the Dark and the Daylight (2009) (with Martin H Greenberg)
By Hook or By Crook (2010) (with Martin H Greenberg)
On Dangerous Ground (2011) (with Martin H Greenberg and Dave Zeltserman)
The Interrogator (2012) (with Martin H Greenberg)

Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Ed Gorman

Short stories
False Idols (1982)
Gunslinger [short story] (1988)
Drifter (1989)
Idol (1989)
The Curse (1990)
Dance Girl (1990)
Friends (1990)
The Man in the Long Black Sedan (1990)
Masque (1990)
The Order of Things Unknown (1990)
Dark Whispers [short story] (1991)
Duty (1991)
Killing Kate (1991)
The Ugly File (1992)
Dreams of Darkness (1993)
The Face (1993)
A Harlot's Tears (1993)
Judgment (1993)
Cages [short story] (1994)
The Brasher Girl (1995)
The End of It All [short story] (1995)
The Moving Coffin (1995)
Out There in the Darkness [short story] (1995)
Survival (1995)
Synandra (1995)
Emma Baxter's Boy (1997)
To Fit the Crime (1997)
Angie (1999)
The Long Sunset (1999)

Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1996) : Cages
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (2002) : The Dark Fantastic

Ed Gorman recommends
Hour of the Cat
Hour of the Cat (1980)
Gene DeWeese
"DeWeese is one of those real pros whose praises are to seldom sung."
Dragon's Jaw
Dragon's Jaw (1989)
(Vietnam Ground Zero, book 16)
Eric Helm
"Some of the most riveting war fiction written..."
Moonbane (1989)
Al Sarrantonio
"A novel with real style, informed by a wry and sometimes chilling point of view. Moonbane is not quite like anything you've read before!"
Desert Fire
Desert Fire (1993)
David Hagberg
"Hagberg takes his rightful place among such masters as Tom Clancy and Clive Cussler."
Bad Karma
Bad Karma (1997)
(Trey Campbell, book 1)
Andrew Harper
"Take a mental hospital, a weary psychiatrist suffering from nightmares he doesn't understand, and a killer as chilling as they come, and you've got a sleek, smooth, and constantly surprising page-turner. Reminds me of a very hip Robert Bloch. Some exceptionally nice work here."
Drawn to the Grave
Drawn to the Grave (1997)
Mary Ann Mitchell
"A tight, taut, dark fantasy with surprising plot twists and a lot of spooky atmosphere. Mary Ann Mitchell is definitely somebody to watch!"
The Double Life
The Double Life (2006)
(Diagnosis Murder, book 7)
Lee Goldberg
"[Lee Goldberg] can plot and write with the best of them."

Going Back (2010)
Tony Richards
"Man, can this guy write."

Lake Charles (2011)
Ed Lynskey
"Lake Charles is going to scorch your soul... I loved it."

Tribulations (2012)
Ken Shufeldt
"A powerful look at a disturbing future."

Saint Homicide (2014)
Jake Hinkson
"...a chilling masterpiece that would have given Jim Thompson nightmares...Saint Homicide is fresh and startling and establishes Jake Hinkson as a major player."

The Silence (2014)
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Kristine Kathryn Rusch's crime stories are exceptional, both in plot and style."

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