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David Morrell

Canada (1943 - )

David Morrell is one of America's most popular and acclaimed storytellers, with over eighteen million copies of his books in print. His thrillers have been translated into twenty-two languages and turned into record-breaking films as well as top-rated TV miniseries. A former professor of American literature at the University of Iowa, David Morrell now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Anthologies edited
Tesseracts Thirteen: Chilling Tales From the Great White North
 
Non fiction series
John Wayne: The WesternsRambo and Me: The Story Behind the StoryFrank Sinatra: The Artist and His MusicMarilyn Monroe: Legend and Tragedy
Nelson Riddle: The Man behind the Music
 
Non fiction
John Barth: an IntroductionFirefliesLessons from a Lifetime of Writing: A Novelist Looks at His CraftThe Successful Novelist
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads
 
Anthologies containing stories by David Morrell
FearsShadows 6Shadows 7Dead Image
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories 11HorrorsA Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the DecadePrime Evil
Between Time and TerrorThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fifth Annual CollectionThe King Is Dead: Tales of Elvis Post-MortemChristmas Magic
Night ScreamsMillennium999: Twenty-nin Original Tales of Horror and Suspense
 
Short stories
The Dripping (1972)
Black Evening [short story] (1981)
But at My Back I Always Hear (1983)
The Hundred-Year Christmas [short story] (1983)World Fantasy (nominee)
The Storm (1984)
Black and White and Red All Over (1985)
Dead Image (1985)World Fantasy (nominee)
Mumbo Jumbo (1985)
Orange Is for Anguish, Blue Is for Insanity (1988)Bram Stoker
The Beautiful Uncut Hair of Graves (1991)Bram Stoker
Nothing Will Hurt You (1992)Bram Stoker (nominee)
The Shrine (1992)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Presley 45 (1994)
If I Should Die Before I Wake (1997)
Rio Grande Gothic (1999)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Short story nominee (1984) : The Hundred-Year Christmas [short story]
World Fantasy nominee (1986) : Dead Image
Bram Stoker winner (1989) : Orange Is for Anguish, Blue Is for Insanity
Bram Stoker winner (1992) : The Beautiful Uncut Hair of Graves
Bram Stoker nominee (1993) : Nothing Will Hurt You
Bram Stoker nominee (1993) : The Shrine
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (2005) : Creepers


Links to other websites
davidmorrell.net


David Morrell recommends
The Pet
The Pet (1986)
Charles L Grant
"Charles L Grant is a major presence in modern horror."
Neverland
Neverland (1991)
Douglas Clegg
"Douglas Clegg's Neverland is an unforgettable novel that combines creeping horror and psychological suspense. It starts like a bullet and never slows down."
The Blood of the Lamb
The Blood of the Lamb (1992)
Thomas F Monteleone
"A highly engrossing, wildly surprising thriller with a stunning premise that thoroughly grabbed me."
In the Forest of the Night
In the Forest of the Night (1993)
Ron Faust
"Gripping and vivid. The kind of stunning writer you want to keep recommending."
Waiting
Waiting (1999)
Frank M Robinson
"A page-turning novel whose theme is as frightening as its story!"
The Amber Room
The Amber Room (2003)
Steve Berry
"Steve Berry is a writer on the rise."
Bloody Mary
Bloody Mary (2005)
(Jack Daniels, book 2)
J A Konrath
"Snappy dialogue. Powerful action. A fabulous character to spend time with."
Locked Doors
Locked Doors (2005)
(Andrew Z. Thomas, book 2)
Blake Crouch
"Palpable suspense... Non-stop action... Relentless and riveting... Blake Crouch is the most exciting new thriller writer I've read in years."
Dark Gold
Dark Gold (2006)
(Night-Sea Trilogy, book 1)
David Angsten
"Take another look at this book's cover. What's hidden inside . . . will make your eyes widen."
Freezing Point
Freezing Point (2008)
K L Dionne
"Karen Dionne is the new Michael Crichton."
What Time Devours
What Time Devours (2008)
A J Hartley
"A fabulous thriller... it surprised and transported me."
Dark Side of the Morgue
Dark Side of the Morgue (2009)
(Spike Berenger Rock 'n' Roll Hit, book 2)
Raymond Benson
"A terrific page-turner by one of the best thriller writers in the business!"
Lords of Corruption
Lords of Corruption (2009)
Kyle Mills
"...a penetrating and provocative thriller about murder and corruption in the heart of Africa."
Free Agent
Free Agent (2009)
(Paul Dark Trilogy , book 1)
Jeremy Duns
"An authentic espionage novel with accurate tradecraft and intelligence operatives who act with intelligence. If you like vintage John le Carre, you'll love Free Agent. Set in the Cold War, packed with history and tension, it's a must-read for any true spy novel fan."
You Can't Stop Me
You Can't Stop Me (2010)
(You Can't Stop Me, book 1)
Matthew Clemens and Max Allan Collins
"Cutting-edge-suspense."
Drift
Drift (2013)
Jon McGoran
"You'll think twice about the food you put into your mouth after you read Drift. This thriller isn't only compelling - it's about something hugely important."
The Pursuit of Murieta
The Pursuit of Murieta (2013)
Thomas D Clagett
"A dramatic, action-packed ride...Compelling and exciting."
The Zodiac Deception
The Zodiac Deception (2014)
Gary Kriss
"If you're looking for a world war II adventure unlike anything you've read before, you're in for a treat."



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