WorldCat Identities

Stevens, Francis

Overview
Works: 17 works in 65 publications in 2 languages and 559 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Horror fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3503.E5472, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francis Stevens
The heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens( Book )

18 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in English and Polish and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel concerns people who are transported to a future totalitarian Philadelphia in 2118, after inhaling a grey dust
Claimed by Francis Stevens( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman's grasping billionaire uncle unearths a centuries old box from Atlantis containing the magical secrets of the ancient God of the Sea, she finds herself a pawn in the struggle between her uncle and the legendary but-all-too-real Poseidon. For the Sea God is determined to either regain the box or claim her as his bride! A young doctor resolves to stand by her against this dark peril; but how can he protect her, when the sea can invade the third story of a house, when the oceans rise from the shore to swallow whole cities, when Poseidon himself comes riding his white maned horses across the sea's waves, and when the long-dead rise up to man ghost ships and pluck the woman he loves from his arms!
The nightmare, and other tales of dark fantasy by Francis Stevens( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slithering from these pages are never-before-collected tales of suspense and wonder by the woman who invented modern-day dark fantasy: A man goes quietly to bed aboard the doomed Lusitania and awakens on a magical South Pacific Island just as the passenger liner is torpedoed. In a future where women rule the world, a sentient island becomes murderously jealous of a shipwrecked couple. Dire consequences await a human swept into the dark, magical world of elves. A deadly labyrinth coils around the dark heart of a picturesque landscape garden. Within an Egyptian sarcophagus lies the horrifying price of infidelity. Swirling unseen around us are loathsome creatures giving form to our basest desires and fears. A beautiful, veiled medium may hold the key to preventing unspeakable evil from slipping through the borderlands between life and death. On a lost island a woman pipe player and her monstrous dancing partner bring death and terror to five adventurers
Friend Island by Francis Stevens( )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the ambiguous pseudonym Francis Stevens, Gertrude Barrows Bennett emerged as the first major female writer to make a mark in the genre of science fiction and fantasy. The fascinating tale Friend Island imagines a time in the not-so-distant future when women have achieved dominance in every realm of society, from political power to family life
The citadel of fear by Francis Stevens( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. While one falls in love with a woman from Tlapallan, the other is taken over by an evil god. Returning to the United States, the reincarnated god begins to use magic to mutate civilians. The only one who can stop him will be his former partner"--Page 4 of cover
Nightmare! by Francis Stevens( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a tourist from New York sails on the ill-fated liner Lusitania, he wakens from a night's sleep to find himself struggling in the seas off an uncharted island. There, he encounters man-eating plants, spiders as big as a dining-room table, bears as large as elephants, and bats of similar proportions. He also finds himself caught in a rivalry between two dangerous groups competing to extract a rare substance found only on the island which turns lead into gold. Then he meets the strong-minded woman who opposes both groups - and joins her cause. But, the horrors of nature and the evil plans of greedy men are only the least of the dangers they must overcome, if they are to escape their nightmare!
Possessed! : a tale of the demon serapion by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unnerving classic tells the chilling tale of a normal young man tempted to theft, murder and betrayal when he becomes the unwilling tool of an evil spirit from beyond the grave
Serapion by Francis Stevens( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunfire by Gertrude Barrows Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elf trap : Complete short fiction by Francis Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unseen - Unfeared by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elf Trap by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scrapbook by Gertrude Barrows( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Newspaper clippings about Rev. Edwin Pond Parker, Haley's Comet in 1835 and a visit of Japanese manufacturers to the Columbia Motor Car Company in Hartford, Conn.; includes message from Elizabeth Barrows through the mediumship of P.L.O.A. Keeler
Citadel of fear by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. One is taken over by an evil god while the other falls in love with a woman from the ancient Mexican city of Tlapallan"--Publisher's website
Behind the Curtain by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens( )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The nightmare, and other tales of dark fantasy
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The nightmare, and other tales of dark fantasyThe citadel of fearPossessed! : a tale of the demon serapion
Alternative Names
Barrows Bennett, Gertrude.

Barrows, Gertrude 1884-

Barrows, Gertrude Mabel 1883-1948

Bennett, Gertrude Barrows-.

Bennett, Gertrude Barrows 1883-1948

Bennett, Gertrude Barrows 1884-

Bennett, Gertrude Barrows 1884-1948

Gertrude Barrows Bennett American writer

Gertrude Barrows Bennett Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1883-1948)

Gertrude Barrows Bennett écrivain américaine

Gertrude Barrows Bennett escriptora estatunidenca

Gertrude Barrows Bennett escritora estadounidense

Gertrude Barrows Bennett scrittrice statunitense

Gertrude Barrows Bennett US-amerikanischer Schriftstellerin

Stevens Francis 1884?-1948

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Languages
English (58)

Polish (2)