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Schow, David J.

Works: 94 works in 242 publications in 2 languages and 5,147 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Short stories  Horror fiction  Horror tales  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Musical fiction  Action and adventure films  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Compiler, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3569.C5284, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about David J Schow
Publications by David J Schow
Most widely held works by David J Schow
Internecine by David J Schow( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of the Hitchcock-style "wrong man" spy thriller, Schow shakes up the crime genre with a dash of post-cold war espionage conspiracy, a sprinkle of Hollywood secret history, and a whole lot of big guns
The art of Drew Struzan by Drew Struzan( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A behind-the-scenes peek into the artist's studio, as well as a history of the rise and fall of movie poster illustration in Hollywood
The kill riff by David J Schow( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Lucas dreams it every night: the rockshow, flashy, ear-pounding, chaotic. The frothed-up mob that storms the stage. The death of his daughter Kristen, trampled in a sudden surge of tribal frenzy. In Lucas Ellington's eyes, the audience is blameless. His child was murdered by the main event--Whip Hand, the ultimate party band
Upgunned by David J Schow( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"Elias McCabe is having one hell of a night: He gets kidnapped at gunpoint by a professional hit man and is forced to shoot blackmail photos of a prominent politician. Things go wrong with the shoot ... very wrong. When the night is over, Elias is scared to death ... and ten thousand dollars richer. If he keeps his mouth shut. But he doesn't -- and now the hit man has targeted him for payback. As a desperate amateur in the games of death, Elias is up against a seasoned pro. As his entire life slides into the abyss, he has to stay alive by inventing new ways, moment-by-moment, to avoid, misdirect, and finally confront his ever-more-determined murderer as corpses and collateral damage stack up coast-to-coast in their wake"--
Silver scream by David J Schow( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 177 libraries worldwide
A collection of modern horror stories all loosely dealing with the bizarre lives and often brutal deaths of the men and women working in television and the movies
DJSturbia by David J Schow( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"DJSturbia is home to monsters. All kinds of monsters, from skyscraper-sized Godzilla (twice!) to the microscopic space germ known as the Andromeda Strain. Monsters human and inhuman, from fictional psycho killers to the real-life terrorists of 9/11. Lovecraftian horrors. Extraterrestrial insects. Giant serpents. Gargoyles and ghosts. Gunfighters and assassins. The battlefield monstrosities known as Warbirds, the alien invaders called Black Widowers, and--oh, yes--a little critter named Bob. Classic monsters lurk here, too: That Creature from That Lagoon. That Thing from Another World. Monsters living, monsters dead...and in-between. David J. Schow's newest collection features his usual lucky thirteen short stories--shoot 'em ups, horror noir, and surprises aplenty--plus, for the first time, a poison-candy sampler of thirteen additional essays covering everything from The Crow to live snake-handling" -- dust jacket flap
Gun work by David J Schow( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"Life isn't always cheap south of the border--some lives are worth a million dollars. That's what the Mexican kidnapping cartel was demanding for Carl Ledbetter's wife. So Carl reached out to the one person he knew with a chance in hell of saving her, a deadly man whose own life he'd saved in the sands of Iraq"--Cover [p. 4]
Havoc swims jaded by David J Schow( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Havoc Swims Jaded? What the hell kind of title is that? What does it mean? It sounds vaguely... threatening, doesn't it? Havoc reigns, as a Halloween Horror Night goes horribly wrong, and its featured creatures turn out to be the real thing. Meanwhile, a slimy Lovecraftian monstrosity deals with its daily routine of punching a clock to raise, well, havoc. Havoc ensues, as a time-displaced trio of friends find themselves lost in a trackless desert zone where there are no signposts up ahead at twilight. As your friendly TV remote control displays disturbing new functions. As changing your body image becomes as simple as donning a zip-up human suit. These and other dark tales of modern disturbance await the pleasure of your discomfiture. You will find, as Peter Straub said, that "Here, all of Schow's glittering weapons are sharper than ever before."
The year's best dark fantasy & horror by Paula Guran( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Often disturbing, occasionally delightful, let The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror be your annual guide through the mysteries and wonders of dark fiction
The outer limits : the official companion by David J Schow( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Hunt among killers of men by David J Schow( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
This one, credited as usual to its hero (but really written by horror novelist and screenwriter David J. Schow), finds Hunt heading off to China on a mission of mercy. Seems that a close friend of Hunts sister is up on a charge of murder, but the real villain appears to be a Chinese financier whos up to some serious no good. Aside from helping out his sister, Hunt is also very interested in the possibility that a fabled treasure (some incredibly valuable nineteenth-century terra-cotta warriors created by the Vlad the impaler of Chinese history) might actually exist
Black leather required : stories by David J Schow( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
This collection includes thirteen of Schow's short stories and includes an intro by John Farris
The hills run red ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Young fans of a mysteriously lost horror film made in the '80s search for the secret location where the film was shot. There they find that the film is more than a movie--it's real, and they're its newest stars. Wait, Babyface is just a character from the movie, right? Wrong. He's alive and thrilled to meet fans who will die slowly and gruesomely for his art. Roll camera!
The lost Bloch by Robert Bloch( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
The third volume in a series of uncollected work by the renowned horror writer features four pulp stories, two nonfiction pieces, an introduction by Gahan Wilson, an interview conducted by Douglas E. Winter, and a tribute from Bloch's wife Eleanor
Seeing red by David J Schow( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
David J. Schow's very first collection of short stories is back in print for the first time in nearly 10 years. It features the World Fantasy Award-winning story, "Red Light," the Twilight Zone Magazine prize-winner "Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You," plus 11 more tales as startling, as disturbing, as provocative and unnerving as these
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Alternative Names
David J. Schow
David Schow American author
David Schow Amerikaans romanschrijver
David Schow amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor
Lowenbruck, Olivier d' 1955-
Schow, David
Schow David 1955-....
Schow, David James 1955-
スカウ, デイヴィッド・J.
スコウ, デヴィッド・J.
大衛 J.傑修
English (48)
Italian (2)
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