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Peter Straub
Peter Straub

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Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books. His many accolades include multiple Bram Stoker Awards, most recently for his novel A Dark Matter; the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers award; and Life Achievement awards from the Horror Writers Association and the World Fantasy Awards. Straub was the editor of the two-volume Library of America anthology American Fantastic Tales. He lives in New York City.

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The Talisman: Volume 1: The Road of Trials

Written by Stephen King and Peter Straub
Adapted by Robin Furth
Illustrated by Tony Shasteen and Nei Ruffino


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Del Rey
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $25.00

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Dracula

Written by Bram Stoker
Introduction by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 13, 2001
Price: $10.95

Of the many admiring reviews Bram Stoker’s Dracula received when it first appeared in 1897, the most astute praise came from the author’s mother, who wrote her son: “It is splendid. No book since Mrs. Shelley’s Frankenstein or indeed any other at all has come near yours in originality, or terror.”

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The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine
An eShort
Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $2.99

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A Dark Matter

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $7.99

On a Midwestern campus in the 1960s, a charismatic guru and his young acolytes perform a secret ritual in a local meadow. What happens is a mystery—all that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present. Forty years later, one man seeks to learn... Read more >
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A Dark Matter

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $7.99

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The Hellfire Club

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: June 29, 1997
Price: $7.99

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The Hellfire Club

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $7.99

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In the Night Room
A Novel
Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $7.99

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In the Night Room

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $7.99

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Julia

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.95

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Julia

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Koko

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $15.00

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Koko

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Lost Boy Lost Girl
A Novel
Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $7.99

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lost boy lost girl
A Novel
Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 7, 2003
Price: $7.99

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Magic Terror

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: August 28, 2001
Price: $7.99

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Magic Terror
7 Tales
Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 3, 2000
Price: $7.99

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Mr. X

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: July 5, 2000
Price: $7.99

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Mr. X

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 544 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: July 21, 2010
Price: $7.99

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Mystery

Written by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $18.00

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Mystery

Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $9.99

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Poe's Children
The New Horror
Written by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $16.00

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year

Peter Straub—bestselling author and 8-time Bram Stoker Award winner—has gathered here 16 bone-chilling, nail-biting, frightfully imaginative stories that represent the best of contemporary horror writing.

Dan Chaon “The Bees”
Elizabeth Hand “Cleopatra Brimstone”
Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem “The Man on the Ceiling”
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Poe's Children
The New Horror: An Anthology
Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 592 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Throat
Blue Rose Trilogy (3)
Written by Peter Straub


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.95

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The Throat
Blue Rose Trilogy (3)
Written by Peter Straub


Format: eBook, 704 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

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