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Gerald Neal Williamson (April 17, 1932 - December 8, 2005) wrote and edited horror stories under the name J. N. Williamson.

Born in Indianapolis, IN he graduated from Shortridge High School. He studied journalism at Butler University. He published his first novel in 1979 and went on to publish more than 40 novels and 150 short stories. In 2003 he received a lifetime achievement award from the Horror Writers of America. He edited the critically-acclaimed How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction (1987) which covered the themes of such writing and cited the writings of such writers as Robert Bloch, Lee Prosser, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, H. P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, William F. Nolan, and Stephen King. Many important writers in the genre contributed to the book. Williamson edited the popular anthology series, Masques. Some of his novels include The Ritual (1979), Playmates (1982), Noonspell (1991), The Haunt (1999), among others.

He was also a well known Sherlockian and received his investiture (The Illustrious Client) in the Baker Street Irregulars in 1950.

Complete bibliography:SeriesMartin Ruben1. The Ritual (1979)2. Premonition (1981)3. Brotherkind (1982)

Lamia Zacharias1. Death-Coach (1981)2. Death-Angel (1981)3. Death-School (1982)4. Death-Doctor (1982)

NovelsThey Never Even See Me (1970)The Houngan (1980)The Offspring (1980)The Tulpa (1980)Horror House (1981)The Banished (1981)Ghost Mansion (1981)Queen of Hell (1981)The Evil One (1981)Playmates (1982)Extraterrestrial (1982) (writing as Julian Shock)Horror Mansion (1982)Nevermore (1983)The Hour (1983)The Dentist (1983)Ghost (1984)Babel's Children (1984)The Longest Night (1985)Ladies of the Longest Night (1985)Wards of Armageddon (1986) (with John Maclay)Evil Offspring (1987)Noonspell (1987)Dead to the World (1988)The Black School (1989)Shadows of Death (1989)Hell Storm (1990)The Night Seasons (1991)The Monastery (1992)Don't Take Away the Light (1993)The Book of Webster's (1993)Bloodlines (1994)Spree (1998)The Haunt (1999)Affinity (2001)

CollectionsThe New Devil's Dictionary: Creepy Cliches and Sinister Synonyms (1985)The Naked Flesh of Feeling (1991)The Fifth Season (1994)Frights of Fancy (2000)

AnthologiesMasques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural (1984)Masques 2 (1987)The Best of Masques (1988)Masques 3 (1989)Flesh Creepers (1990)Masques 4 (1991)Dark Masques (2001)Darker Masques (2002)Masques V (2006)

Short storiesHouse Mothers (1984)The Gap Nearly Closed Today (1985)The Book of Webster's (1986)The Night Seasons (1986)Privacy Rights (1987)Wordsong (1987)Fancy That (1988)Overnight Pass (1989) (with John Maclay)Monstrum (1989)Stories for All Seasons (1989)The Sudd (1989)The Unkindest Cut (1989)You'd Better Watch Out (1989)The Bridge People (1990)Happier Endings (1990)Something Extra (1990) (with James Kisner)Frankenstein Seen in the Ice of Extinction (1993)Goddam Time (1993) (with Scott Fogel)Reality Function (1993)Beasts in Buildings, Turning 'Round (1995)High Concept (1995)The Last Link Between Life and Death (1995)Origin of a Species (1995)Vladimir's Conversions (1995)Hildekin and the Big Diehl (1996)Two Hands Are Better Than One (1996)It Does Not Come Along (1997)

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Total Books: 59
Dark Masques
2012 - Dark Masques (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780786031849
ISBN-10: 0786031840
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Affinity
2001 - Affinity (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843949124
ISBN-10: 0843949120
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 4

Frights of Fancy
2000 - Frights of Fancy (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843947281
ISBN-10: 0843947284
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5

The Haunt
1999 - The Haunt [Love Spell] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843945430
ISBN-10: 0843945435
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
 10

Bloodlines
1998 - Bloodlines (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780843944686
ISBN-10: 0843944684
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 11

Spree
1998 - Spree (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843943702
ISBN-10: 084394370X
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 3

The Book of Webster's
1993 - The Book of Webster's (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780681415980
ISBN-10: 0681415983
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Don't Take Away the Light
1993 - Don't Take Away the Light [Zebra Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780821741283
ISBN-10: 0821741284
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Masques vol 1 no 2
1992 - Masques Vol 1 No 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781565210141
ISBN-10: 156521014X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Monastery
1992 - The Monastery (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780821737972
ISBN-10: 082173797X
Genre: Horror
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The Night Seasons
1991 - The Night Seasons [Zebra books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780821735671
ISBN-10: 0821735675
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Babel's Children
1989 - Babel's Children (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780440003762
ISBN-10: 0440003768
Genre: Horror
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Playmates
1989 - Playmates (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780843923629
ISBN-10: 0843923628
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
 1

The Black School
1989 - The Black School (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780440202653
ISBN-10: 0440202655
Genre: Horror
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The Longest Night
1988 - The Longest Night (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780843922882
ISBN-10: 0843922885
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5

Best Of Masques
1988 - Best of Masques (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425106938
ISBN-10: 0425106934
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Dead to the World
1988 - Dead to the World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843926279
ISBN-10: 0843926279
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 2

The Houngan
1988 - The Houngan (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843925746
ISBN-10: 0843925744
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Noonspell
1987 - Noonspell (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780843925562
ISBN-10: 0843925566
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 1.7/5 Stars.
 3

Horror Mansion
1987 - Horror Mansion (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780821722107
ISBN-10: 0821722107
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 1.5/5 Stars.
 2

The Evil One
1987 - The Evil One (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780821721445
ISBN-10: 0821721445
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

1987 - Ghost (Paperback)Paperback
1982 - Death-school [Zebra Books] (Paperback)Paperback