Search - List of Books by Matthew J. Costello

Matthew J. Costello (born 1948) is the author or coauthor of numerous novels and nonfiction works. His articles have appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times and Sports Illustrated. He scripted Trilobyte's bestselling CD-ROM interactive dramas The 7th Guest and its sequel The 11th Hour, as well as many other videogames.

Along with F. Paul Wilson, Costello created and scripted FTL Newsfeed, which ran daily on the Sci-Fi Channel from 1992-1996. His television credits also include shows on The Disney Channel, PBS, the BBC, and many others. In 2005 his novel Beneath Still Waters was adapted into a film by director Brian Yuzna.

His latest suspense novel, Nowhere, was published in 2007. Costello also wrote Island of the Skull (Pocket Books), an original prequel to Peter Jackson's film, King Kong.

Costello's work for children include the book series The Kids of Einstein Elementary, published by Scholastic, and Magic Everywhere (Random House), as well as games including Aladdin’s Mathquest (Disney), A Cartoon History of the Universe (Putnam) and two math games based on the hit PBS show Cyberchase. He is designer of role-playing and board games, including Dungeons & Dragons, Call of Cthulhu, Batman, Lone Wolf & Cub, and many others.

Currently, Costello is working on Rage, a new game for id Software, as well as a new game for Eidos with Neil Richards and Swedish developer Avalanche.

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Total Books: 48
Vacation
2012 - Vacation (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781250008374
ISBN-10: 1250008379
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Secret Identity Crisis Comic Books and the Unmasking of Cold War America
Beneath Still Waters
2007 - Beneath Still Waters (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780425201084
ISBN-10: 0425201082
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 12

Artifact
2005 - Artifact (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780765340252
ISBN-10: 0765340259
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 11

Unidentified
2002 - Unidentified (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425185179
ISBN-10: 0425185176
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 3

Masque
1999 - Masque (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446606769
ISBN-10: 0446606766
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 11

Die Manipulation
1998 - Die Manipulation (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442438969
ISBN-10: 3442438969
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Mirage
1997 - Mirage (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446604734
ISBN-10: 0446604739
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 9

Mirage
1997 - Mirage [Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780783820224
ISBN-10: 0783820224
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Mirage
1996 - Mirage (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446519762
ISBN-10: 0446519766
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4

The Greatest Puzzles of All Time
1996 - The Greatest Puzzles of All Time (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780486292250
ISBN-10: 0486292258
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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How to Write Science Fiction
1995 - How to Write Science Fiction (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781569248447
ISBN-10: 1569248443
Genres: Reference, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The 7th Guest
1995 - The 7th Guest (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780761500865
ISBN-10: 0761500863
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 6

seaQuest DSV  the Ancient  a seaQuest DSV novel
1994 - Seaquest Dsv the Ancient a Seaquest Dsv Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857981735
ISBN-10: 1857981731
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See How She Runs
1994 - See How She Runs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425140963
ISBN-10: 0425140962
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4

Seaquest Dsvfire27fl
1994 - Seaquest Dsvfire27fl (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780441000418
ISBN-10: 044100041X
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Fire Below
1994 - Fire Below [Seaquest DSV, No 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780441000395
ISBN-10: 0441000398
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 4

Homecoming
1992 - Homecoming (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425135037
ISBN-10: 0425135039
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 7

Day of the Snake
1992 - Day of the Snake [Time Warrior, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451451705
ISBN-10: 0451451708
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Darkborn
1992 - Darkborn (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781557736604
ISBN-10: 155773660X
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Hour of the Scorpion
1991 - Hour of the Scorpion [Time Warrior] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451451286
ISBN-10: 0451451287
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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1991 - The Greatest Games of All Time [Wiley Science Editions] (Paperback)
1991 - Wurm (Paperback)
1989 - The Wizard of Tizare [Guardians of the Three, Vol 3] (Paperback)
1988 - Fate's Trick [Crossroads] (Paperback)
1988 - Guilt By Association [Marvel Gamebook No 8] (Paperback)
1987 - Kgb Doublecross [Sniper! Adventure Gamebook, 4] (Paperback)
1985 - Wheel of Destruction [DC Heroes RPG] (Paperback)
Hex Escort to Hell [DC Heroes role playing module] (Paperback)
Alone Against the Dark [Call of Cthulhu] (Paperback)