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Garton, Ray

Overview
Works: 93 works in 180 publications in 4 languages and 2,796 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Horror tales  Suspense fiction 
Classifications: PS3557.A796, 813.54
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Publications about Ray Garton
Publications by Ray Garton
Most widely held works by Ray Garton
Resurrecting Ravana by Ray Garton( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
An dark evil is rising...Willow has been attending tutoring sessions with her friends. Suddenly, the friends don't need the sessions or is it that they don't need Willow...Willow and Buffy are having stange dreams and have besome antagonist toward each other
All that glitters by Ray Garton( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 libraries worldwide
When Sabrina and her aunts visit the Rummage Realm, a giant flea market for witches, Sabrina comes home with a special purchase: wishdust. Before she realizes it, the shimmering powder has spread all over school and every student's wish list is coming true!
Ravenous by Ray Garton( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
When the residents of the California town of Big Rock are plagued by a curse that is spread through sex, Sheriff Arlin Hurley and his men discover that havoc wreaked by werewolves is far worse than the legends
Cafe Purgatorium : [three original novels of horror and the fantastic] by Dana M Anderson( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Live girls by Ray Garton( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Davey's on the down and out when he loses his girl, his job and practically his sanity. While some men drown themselves in a forgiving bottle, Davey believes it's much more profitable to sink into Times Square's nightlife and lose himself inside Live Girls. They are the free ravishing pleasures who beckon Davey into a world of irresistible fantasy and ecstasy. One of them propositions him with a kiss, an insatiable kiss that leads him far from the misery he once felt to a demonic place where body and soul are sacrificed for obsessions
The loveliest dead by Ray Garton( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The Kellar family finds their illusions of starting over shattered when they discover that their new home harbors an unimaginable evil as the dead, determined to destroy the living, come to life
Night visions 6 : all original stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Night life by Ray Garton( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
NIGHT LIFE, a brilliant sequel to the classic novel of vampires re-imagined--LIVE GIRLS When Ray Garton’s LIVE GIRLS was published in 1987, it changed the face of vampire fiction. The gritty, urban story of Davey Owen’s dark seduction and reluctant transformation into a creature of the undead has become a classic of the genre. In NIGHT LIFE, nearly two decades after battling the vampires of the Midnight Club in New York City, Davey is a marked man. He lives a quiet life in Los Angeles with the love of his life, Casey Thorne. The vampires he did not destroy back then have been hunting him ever since, eager to take their revenge–and now they have found him. For what he did to them, they are determined to make him pay with his last drop of blood. With the help of old friends and new allies, Davey and Casey must face the bloodthirsty nightmare of their past. This time, they may not have a future
Scissors by Ray Garton( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Tormented by nightmares of Dr. Ferguson, who did horrible things to him with scissors when he was a boy, Stuart is plunged into a new realm of terror when Dr. Ferguson returns, determined to do the same horrible things to Stuart's young son
Bestial by Ray Garton( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Something dark and sinister is spreading through the California town of Big Rock. Something more brutal and animalistic than normally lurks in the shadows of our daily lives. And, its numbers are growing exponentially. Werewolves have arrived like an epidemic. This time, though, the outbreak is careful, planned by the hungry monsters themselves. This time, the werewolves have dug their claws in deep and continue to grow ever more powerful. As the infection transfers through grisly violence and horrific sex, the entire town transforms into either starved predator or terrified prey. This time, there's no escape. Can the remaining band of humans fight back? Are there enough left to stop the trail of terror? Were there ever enough? This gut-wrenching follow-up to RAVENOUS by Grand Master of Horror Ray Garton will have you too scared to turn the page...or too scared to stop, if only to seek refuge in its shocking end. "Garton has a flair for taking veteran horror themes and twisting them to evocative or entertaining effect." —Publishers Weekly “Ray Garton has consistently created some of the best horror ever set to print.” —Cemetery Dance
Dark channel by Ray Garton( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
People from across the country and around the globe are coming to the mountain retreat of Hester Thorne, the enthralling leader of the Universal Enlightened Alliance. They are coming to hear the comforting wisdom and messages of peace offered by Orrin, the centuries-old entity that Hester channels. They are coming to donate their money and time to Hester, the Alliance and Orrin. And some are chosen to make a more significant contribution...a greater sacrifice. Jordan Cross is looking for a reporter who disappeared while investigating the truth behind the Alliance....Lauren Schroeder is trying to find her husband, who joined the Alliance and kidnapped their son....Together, they will go behind the Universal Enlightened Alliance’s false front of crystals and meditation and life-affirming positivity to discover the terrifying truth of an ancient cult bent on tearing down the wall between this world and one of unspeakable evil. The process has begun and the final dark rites are underway. It may already be too late
Frankenstorm by Ray Garton( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
In a secret government lab, virologist Fara McManus tries to stop an experiment out of control--before more human subjects are infected. But in a blazing hail of bullets, survivalist Ollie Monk launches a paramilitary attack on the lab, releasing the infected into the night. And as the nightmare escalates to a fever pitch, internet blogger Ivan Renner traces the destruction as it claims more victims, beginning with a single mother unknowingly spreading the virus. A father and son, held hostage by a lunatic. A local sheriff, single-handedly fighting madness, murder, and worse
Lights, camera, action! by Ray Garton( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Alex and her friends get involved with a movie production
Lot lizards by Ray Garton( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A “lot lizard” is a female hooker who works a highway truck stop as her territory. When trucker Bill Ketter looks for a little relaxation and release, he discovers, too late, that he has bitten off more than he can chew. In fact, his lot lizard is the one that does the biting--she is a vampire, one of number who move from one truck stop to the next under the watchful and vicious eyes of the repulsive Carsey Brothers. Against his will, Bill becomes one of the undead. He follows the brothers and their cargo to another stop where he meets his ex-wife and children and Bill finds himself battling the vampires and their age-old leader for the life of his teenaged son. Garton has created another small masterpiece, contemporary adult horror at its most gruesome and loaded with extras doses of sex and gore. The confined setting creates a perfect claustrophobic stage for the story and the hellaciously quick pace never lets the action slow down
Crucifax by Ray Garton( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1988, Ray Garton’s fourth novel, following not long after his award-nominated LIVE GIRLS, is regarded as a classic of the “splatterpunk” movement in horror fiction. Garton has a way with teenage boredom, atmospheric small-town isolation, incest, drug abuse and over-the-top violence and he has managed to create a modern re-make of the story of the Pied Piper with a sinister character, Mace (who wears a "crucifax" around his neck--a crucifix with an ax-like blade on it) appearing on the scene, seducing mixed-up kids with his siren song of pleasure, power and indulgence, all leading to a horrifically unsettling climax of death and destruction. And then there are the rat-like things that do the piper’s bidding&hellip
Sex and violence in Hollywood by Ray Garton( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
This breakout thriller by the master of horror was previously released only as an oversized Subterranean Press hardcover edition. Sex and Violence in Hollywood will take its place on the shelf next to other Garton classics like Live Girls and The New Neighbor. This blockbuster is a chilling combination of thrills, terror, and black humor, plot reversals and a climax so shocking that it will leave you shaken. Adam Julian, son of a Hollywood screenwriter, has a life many would kill for... and some would kill to keep. He's tangled in a web of forced sex, coerced into robbery, and it’s only a short step to killing as a choice. At the center of the book is a sensational murder trial which oddly resembles the O.J. Simpson case. The cast features an abrasive, star-struck female judge, blundering prosecuting attorneys, a nerdy defendant who reserves his right to silence, and Rona Horowitz, a pint-sized, ball-of-fire of a defense lawyer. The defendant may be guilty, but energetic Rona tries one outrageous legal stunt after another in order to exonerate her client. Drenched in the glamour, and the sleaze, of highline and lowlife Hollywood, this satirical and entertaining look at the criminal justice system, turned inside out and upside down by showbiz at its best and worst, is a panorama of crime, corruption and violence delivered with grim authenticity and hilarious awfulness
Can't hardly wait : a novelization by Ray Garton( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The Bone yard ( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Invaders from Mars : a novel by Ray Garton( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Crucifax autumn : by Ray Garton( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Locke, Joseph

Garton, Ray.
ガートン, レイ
Languages
English (66)
Spanish (6)
Italian (2)
French (1)
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