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Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym of American horror author Dallas Mayr. Born in 1946, Mayr grew up in suburban Livingston, New Jersey. graduating from Livingston High School in 1964.

He has been praised by such literary icons as Stephen King, and condemned by a Village Voice critic who dismissed his work as violent pornography. A onetime actor, teacher, literary agent, and lumber salesman, Ketchum credits his childhood love of Elvis Presley, dinosaurs, and the horror genre for instilling him with the foundation to build a respectable career.

His 1981 debut novel, Off Season, laid the groundwork for a series of novels and short stories (sometimes inspired by real-life events) in which humankind proves to be the most dreaded beast of all. Most notably, his novel The Girl Next Door was inspired by the 1965 murder of Sylvia Likens.

Over the years, Ketchum has received numerous Bram Stoker Awards for such works as The Box, Closing Time, and Peaceable Kingdom, and his short story Gone (which was first published in A Celebration of Halloween, a horror anthology edited by Richard Chizmar and Robert Morrish) was nominated for the 2000 Bram Stoker Award for Best Short Fiction. Several of his works have also been translated into feature film adaptations, including The Lost, The Girl Next Door , and Red.

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Total Books: 140
The Secret Life of Souls A Novel
2017 - The Secret Life of Souls a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781681775449
ISBN-10: 1681775441
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Shining in the Dark Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja's Library
2017 - Shining in the Dark Celebrating Twenty Years of Lilja's Library (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781587675928
ISBN-10: 1587675927
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Red Room Magazine Issue 1
2017 - Red Room Magazine Issue 1 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781936964062
ISBN-10: 1936964066
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Red Room Issue 1 Magazine of Extreme Horror and Hardcore Dark Crime
2017 - Red Room Issue 1 Magazine of Extreme Horror and Hardcore Dark Crime [Red Room Magazine - Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781936964079
ISBN-10: 1936964074
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Zippered Flesh 3 Yet More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad
2017 - Zippered Flesh 3 Yet More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780998519609
ISBN-10: 099851960X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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DOA III Extreme Horror Anthology
2017 - Doa III Extreme Horror Anthology [Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781940250267
ISBN-10: 1940250269
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Garden of Fiends Tales of Addiction Horror
2017 - Garden of Fiends Tales of Addiction Horror (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781544055671
ISBN-10: 1544055676
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Beast  A New Beginning A Dark Ethology
2016 - Beast a New Beginning a Dark Ethology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781541107236
ISBN-10: 1541107233
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Girl Next Door
2016 - The Girl Next Door (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781515954651
ISBN-10: 151595465X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Tales from the Lake Vol2
2016 - Tales From the Lake Vol2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781944783662
ISBN-10: 1944783660
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Dark Screams Volume Three
2015 - Dark Screams Volume Three (Audio CD)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781494518318
ISBN-10: 1494518317
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Insidious Assassins
2015 - Insidious Assassins (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780989667968
ISBN-10: 0989667960
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Night Terrors III Horror Anthology
2014 - Night Terrors III Horror Anthology [Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781940250144
ISBN-10: 1940250145
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Notes from the Cat House
2014 - Notes From the Cat House (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781941408094
ISBN-10: 1941408095
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Hide and Seek
2014 - Hide and Seek (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781477833384
ISBN-10: 1477833382
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Joyride
2014 - Joyride (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477833391
ISBN-10: 1477833390
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Red
2014 - Red (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781477833414
ISBN-10: 1477833412
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Lost
2014 - The Lost (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477833421
ISBN-10: 1477833420
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Closing Time and Other Stories
2014 - Closing Time and Other Stories (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781937530723
ISBN-10: 1937530728
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Piercing the Darkness Anthology A Charity Anthology for the  Children's Literacy Initiative
2014 - Piercing the Darkness Anthology a Charity Anthology for the Children's Literacy Initiative (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781939065568
ISBN-10: 1939065569
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Sixty-Five Stirrup Iron Road
2013 - Sixty-five Stirrup Iron Road (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781621051312
ISBN-10: 1621051315
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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2008 - Triage (Paperback)Hardcover
2005 - Fear of the Unknown [The Harrow Anthology - The Harlow Anthology] (Paperback)
2001 - Night VIsions 10 [Night Visions] (Hardcover)
1993 - Trail to Nowhere/large Print [Linford Western Library] (Paperback)Hardcover
Morte Saison [French Edition] (Paperback)