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Chelsea Quinn Yarbro


USA (1942 - )

aka Quinn Fawcett, Camille Gabor, Trystam Kith, Vanessa Pryor

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is one of only two women ever to be named as Grand Master of the World Horror Convention (2003). She is the recipient of the Fine Foundation Award for Literary Achievement (1993) and (along with Fred Saberhagen) was awarded the Knightly Order of the Brasov Citadel by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula in 1997. In 1995 Yarbro was the only novelist guest of the Romanian government for the First World Dracula Congress, sponsored by the Transylvanian Society of Dracula, the Romanian Bureau of Tourism and the Romanian Ministry of Culture. She has been nominated for the Edgar, World Fantasy, and Bram Stoker Awards and was the first female president of the Horror Writers Association. Her manuscripts are being archived at Bowling Green University. Yarbro is one of the first women to have made a successful and long career writing modern supernatural fiction.
 
Series
Ogilvie, Tallant and Moon / Charlie Moon Mysteries
1. Ogilvie, Tallant and Moon (1976)
     aka Bad Medicine
2. Music When Sweet Voices Die (1979)
     aka False Notes
3. Poison Fruit (1991)
     aka Poisonous Fruit
4. Cat's Claw (1992)
     aka Dead Mice
Ogilvie, Tallant and MoonMusic When Sweet Voices DiePoison FruitCat's Claw
 
Hotel TransylvaniaThe PalaceBlood GamesPath of the Eclipse
Tempting FateThe Saint-Germain ChroniclesDarker JewelsBetter in the Dark
Mansions of DarknessWrit in BloodBlood RosesCommunion Blood
Come TwilightA Feast in ExileNight BloomingMidnight Harvest
Dark of the SunStates of GraceRoman DuskSaint-Germain Memoirs
Borne in BloodA Dangerous ClimateBurning ShadowsAn Embarrassment of Riches
Commedia Della MorteNight PilgrimsSustenance
 
Messages from Michael: On Nature of the Evolution of the Human SoulMore Messages from MichaelMichael for the MillenniumMichael's People
 
A Flame in ByzantiumCrusader's TorchA Candle for D'Artagnan
 
Charity, Colorado
1. Charity, Colorado (1993)
2. The Law in Charity (1989)
Charity, ColoradoThe Law in Charity
 
Out of the House of LifeIn the Face of Death
 
The HarriersBlood and War
 
Sisters of the Night
1. The Angry Angel (1998)
2. The Soul of an Angel (1999)
The Angry AngelThe Soul of an Angel
 
Merchant Prince (with Armin Shimerman)
2. Outrageous Fortune (2002)
Outrageous Fortune
 
Series contributed to
Crown of Empire
 
Monet's Ghost
 
Dark Light
 
Anthologies edited
Two Views of Wonder
 
Non fiction
Fine Tuning Fiction
 
Anthologies containing stories by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Shadows 3Shadows 4Shadows 5Fears
Shadows 7Shadows 8HorrorsTerrorists of Tomorrow
Masters of DarknessCutting EdgeA Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the DecadeA Whisper of Blood
GhosttideDeathportIn the Fog: The Final Chronicle of Greystone BayThe Earth Strikes Back
Women of WonderBlood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire FictionBlood Lines: Vampire Stories from New EnglandDon't Open This Book!
Graven ImagesDracula in London
 
Short stories
Frog Pond (1971)
Everything That Begins with an 'M' (1972)
False Dawn [short story] (1972)
A Time of the Fourth Horseman (1972)
The Ghosts at Iron River (1973)
The Meaning of the Word (1973)
Un Bel Di (1973)
The Fellini Beggar (1975)
Into My Own (1975)
Dead in Irons (1976)
Lammas Night (1976)
Allies (1977)
The Generalissimo's Butterfly (1977)
Best Interests (1978)
Disturb Not My Slumbering Fair (1978)
Hotel Transylvania (excerpt) (1978)
Space/Time Arabesque (1978)
Swan Song (1978)
Fugitive Colors (1979)
Cabin 33 (1980)World Fantasy (nominee)
Savoury, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme (1981)
The Spider Glass: An Edwardian Story (1981)
Renewal (1982)
The Arrows (1983)
Coasting (1983)
Depth of Focus (1984)
Do Not Forsake Me, O My Darlin' (1984)
The End of the Carnival (1984)
Do I Dare to Eat a Peach? (1985)World Fantasy (nominee)
Night Catch (1985)
Lapses (1986)
Advocates (1991) (with Suzy McKee Charnas)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Investigating Jericho (1992)
The Creatures That Walked in Darkness (1993)
Echoes (1993)
Restoration Comedy (1993)
Whiteface (1993)
Do Not Pass Go Do Not Collect $200 (1994)
Become So Shining That We Cease to Be (1998)
Giotto's Window (2000)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1980) : The Palace
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1981) : Ariosto: Ariosto Furioso, A Romance for an Alternate Renaissance
World Fantasy Best Short story nominee (1981) : Cabin 33
World Fantasy nominee (1986) : Do I Dare to Eat a Peach?
Bram Stoker nominee (1992) : Advocates
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1999) : Communion Blood


Chelsea Quinn Yarbro recommends
House of Whispers
House of Whispers (2008)
(Supernatural Properties, book 1)
Margaret Lucke
"Margaret Lucke has found a new twist on haunted houses, as well as presenting an intriguing mystery mixed with romance. This is a very promising series debut."



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