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Garton, Ray

Overview
Works: 101 works in 251 publications in 9 languages and 5,213 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Horror tales  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS3557.A796, 813.54
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Publications about Ray Garton
Publications by Ray Garton
Most widely held works by Ray Garton
All that glitters by Ray Garton( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 233 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!
Resurrecting Ravana by Ray Garton( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and English and held by 209 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
Ravenous by Ray Garton( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 192 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 155 libraries worldwide
Live girls by Ray Garton( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 138 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 133 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 124 libraries worldwide
Night life by Ray Garton( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Night Life, a brilliant sequel to the classic novel of vampires reimagined Live Girls. When Ray Garton{u2019}s Live Girls was published in 1987, it changed the face of vampire fiction. The gritty, urban story of Davey Owen{u2019}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{u2014}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 )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 111 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
When werewolves take over the town of Big Rock in California, tearing apart its residents, the remaining humans must band together to fight back
Dark channel by Ray Garton( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 96 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 & rsquo;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
Lot lizards by Ray Garton( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 65 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: his lot lizard is a vampire. Against his will, Bill becomes one of the undead. At another stop, he meets his ex-wife and children and Bill finds himself battling the vampires for the life of his teenaged son
Crucifax by Ray Garton( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
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
Sex and violence in Hollywood by Ray Garton( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
This breakout thriller by the master of horror 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, black humor, plot reversals, and a climax so shocking 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 is tangled in a web of forced sex, coerced into robbery, and it is 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, starstruck female judge, blundering prosecuting attorneys, a nerdy defendant who reserves his right to silence, and Rona Horowitz, a pint{u2011}size 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
Methods of madness : a collection by Ray Garton( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
This is the first fiction collection from Garton ... his writing is compelling. Six stories centered on the psychotic, twisted deviations in human nature. Anchored by the riveting short novel, Dr. Krusadian's Method, Garton's style is so real, so believable, he could be describing people you encounter every day. The couple upstairs, your neighbors and relatives, maybe even your own husband or wife. What kind of madness is really played out behind their shuttered windows?
Shackled by Ray Garton( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The seemingly unrelated abductions of a young boy and a teenage runaway grab the attention of a washed-up investigative journalist who suddenly finds himself mired in a conspiracy targeting the weakest members of society
Trade secrets by Ray Garton( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
One rainy night, Gerry Brady discovers a beautiful woman with heartbreaking eyes hiding in his garage. The moment he sees her, he is struck by an involuntary thought he does not understand: I've found you. She is a woman in danger. He does not understand why he feels so powerfully drawn to her, but he feels compelled to help her, even though doing so puts his life and the lives of his friends in jeopardy. Gerry's relationship with Kendra draws him into a conspiracy too horrifying to believe ... a conspiracy rooted in his own past. As he falls in love with a woman he doesn't know, he learns more about himself than he ever suspected. TRADE SECRETS is a riveting, emotional thriller that features the most memorable and terrifying villain Ray Garton has ever created
Seductions by Ray Garton( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The lover of your dreams has come . . . and that lover is not alone. They are everything we desire . . . and we are their prey. They feed on our passions . . . gorge themselves on our lust . . . and they know exactly what we want . . . what we crave. -- p. 4 of cover
Pieces of hate by Ray Garton( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Pieces of terror, pieces of suspense, pieces of darkness combine to create Pieces of Hate, master storyteller Ray Garton's short story collection. Nine works, including A Gift From Above, a new novel that will surely hit you from below, are here compiled for the sole purpose of scaring you onto the next page. Garton illuminates the dark corners in us all and highlights the depths of the human condition. He takes our ordinary, daily assumptions and turns them on the reader to frightening effect. He makes reading terrifying yet compulsive. He scares us in so many ways. Here are a but a few in one collection
Frankenstorm by Ray Garton( file )
13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Terror Hits The Fan In the second shocking installment of Ray Garton's six-part Frankenstorm, a natural disaster sets off a deadly chain reaction of fear, panic, paranoia'and uncontrollable rage'in the ultimate fight for survival' Frankenstorm With the storm of the century tearing up the northern California coast, internet blogger and conspiracy expert Ivan Renner has other things on his mind'namely, uncovering the mystery behind an abandoned hospital used as a government lab. Joining him on his investigation is military veteran and survivalist Ollie Monk. While Ivan follows leads about missing homeless people to confirm his theory about secret biological experiments, Ollie follows his gut. With his own trained platoon of armed mercenaries, Ollie is prepared to ambush the laboratory just as the storm hits. But when the fateful moment arrives'and the bullets begin to fly'their surprise attack backfires in ways not even they could prepare for. It unleashes the test subjects. It spreads the virus. It seals their fate'forever. This time, there's no fighting back. The conspiracy theories are true. Praise For Ray Garton 'Scary'involving'mature and thoughtful.' 'Stephen King on Dark Channel 'Gripping, original, and sly.' 'Dean Koontz on Live Girls 'Ray Garton is, and always has been, one of horror fiction's great innovators.''F. Paul Wilson 'Garton never fails to go for the throat!' 'Richard Laymon 'Garton has a flair for taking veteran horror themes and twisting them to evocative or entertaining effect.' ' Publishers Weekly 'Razor-sharp and gut-punch brutal, Garton will scare you.' 'Mark Kidwell, Fangoria magazine 'Garton does not even know that there is top to go over.' 'Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column "Ray Garton has consistently created some of the best horror ever set to print." 'Cemetery Dance magazine 16,000 Words
 
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controlled identity Locke, Joseph

Garton, Ray.
Ray Garton American writer
Ray Garton Amerikaans schrijver
ガートン, レイ
Languages
English (109)
French (13)
Spanish (6)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)
Hebrew (1)
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