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Richard Carl Laymon (January 14, 1947 - February 14, 2001) was an American horror writer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and lived as a child in California. He received a BA in English Literature from Willamette University in Oregon and an MA in English Literature from Loyola University in Los Angeles. Richard was married to Ann Laymon, and had one daughter, Kelly.

His works include more than sixty short stories and more than thirty novels, many of which were published posthumously in the United States. Most of his writings were firmly in the horror genre. Laymon is somewhat lesser known in North America than elsewhere, as he achieved much of his success in Europe, particularly the United Kingdom. His novel Flesh was named Best Horror Novel of 1988 by Science Fiction Chronicle, and both Flesh and Funland were nominated for the Bram Stoker Award. He won this award posthumously in 2001 for The Traveling Vampire Show.

Laymon also published several works under the pseudonym Richard Kelly. Many prominent horror novelists, such as Stephen King and Dean Koontz, are known to have praised Laymon's works. Cemetery Dance Publications is set to release a forthcoming tribute anthology called In Laymon's Terms (edited by Richard's daughter Kelly Laymon, Steve Gerlach, and Richard Chizmar). It features over three dozen contributors and will be released in three different editions. Despite writing over thirty popular horror novels, none of Laymon's stories have ever been filmed by a professional film studio.

He died from a massive heart attack.

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Total Books: 266
Endless Night
2014 - Endless Night (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781477837061
ISBN-10: 147783706X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Island
2014 - Island (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477837092
ISBN-10: 1477837094
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Night in the Lonesome October
2013 - Night in the Lonesome October (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477839584
ISBN-10: 1477839585
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Midnight Tour
2013 - The Midnight Tour (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477839591
ISBN-10: 1477839593
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Friday Night in Beast House
2013 - Friday Night in Beast House (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477831144
ISBN-10: 1477831142
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Beast House
2013 - The Beast House (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477831335
ISBN-10: 1477831339
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Woods Are Dark
2013 - The Woods Are Dark (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781477831557
ISBN-10: 147783155X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Cellar
2013 - The Cellar (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781477806258
ISBN-10: 1477806253
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Funland
2013 - Funland (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781477806289
ISBN-10: 1477806288
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Der Gast
2012 - Der Gast [Body Rides - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783453435315
ISBN-10: 3453435311
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Der Wald
2011 - Der Wald [Dark Mountain - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783453435964
ISBN-10: 3453435966
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror
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The Lake
2011 - The Lake [Regional Photos] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781428510920
ISBN-10: 1428510923
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Der Kafig
2011 - Der Kafig [Amara - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783453435308
ISBN-10: 3453435303
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Il circo dei vampiri
2011 - Il Circo Dei Vampiri (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788889541579
ISBN-10: 8889541571
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Flesh
2010 - Flesh [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781897304747
ISBN-10: 1897304749
Genre: Horror
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Parasit
2010 - Parasit [Flesh - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783935822947
ISBN-10: 3935822944
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dark Mountain
2009 - Dark Mountain (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780843961386
ISBN-10: 0843961384
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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El espectaculo del vampiro/ The Travelling Vampire Show
2009 - El Espectaculo Del Vampiro/ the Travelling Vampire Show [Eclipse - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788498004274
ISBN-10: 8498004276
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sans Refuge
2009 - Sans Refuge [No Sanctuary - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782352943266
ISBN-10: 2352943264
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Beware
2008 - Beware (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780843961379
ISBN-10: 0843961376
Genre: Horror
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Halloween Hunt
2008 - Halloween Hunt (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439514740
ISBN-10: 1439514747
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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2008 - The Traveling Vampire Show [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2008 - Cuts (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - Die Insel [The Island - German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2008 - Triage (Paperback)Hardcover
2008 - Der Keller [The Cellar / The Beast House - German Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Die Show [The Traveling Vampire Show - German Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Nacht [After Midnight - German Edition] (Other)
2007 - The Midnight Tour [Beast House Chronicles, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Beast House [Beast House Chronicles, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Das Spiel [In the Dark - German Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Come Out Tonight [Audio MP3 CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - The Cellar [Beast House Chronicles, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
2006 - Rache [Come Out Tonight - German Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - To Wake the Dead [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2004 - To Wake the Dead [aka Amara] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
2004 - Caller (Paperback)
2004 - Vampirjger [Bite - German Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Amara [Also published as: To Wake the Dead] (Paperback)Hardcover
1999 - The Caller (Other)Hardcover
1999 - Guts (Other)Hardcover
1999 - Live Bait (Other)Paperback
1999 - Night Ride (Other)
1999 - Marathon (Other)Paperback
1998 - La Carne [Flesh - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Wilds (Hardcover)
1997 - Fiends (Paperback)
1997 - Gli Alberi Di Satana [The Woods are Dark - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
1996 - I Sogni Della Resurrezione [Resurrection Dreams - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
1993 - La Estaca [The Stake - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1992 - Alarms (Other)Hardcover
1989 - Night VIsions Seven [Night Visions] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1987 - The Return [Double Fastback S. 0. S. Series] (Paperback)
1987 - Thin Air [Double Fastback S. O. S.] (Paperback)
1985 - Last Hand [Fastback Spy Series] (Paperback)
1985 - The Cobra [Fastback Spy] (Paperback)
1983 - El Sotano [Beast House, Bk 1 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
The Last Hand [Fastback Crime and Detection] (Paperback)Paperback