Edward Gorman

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Ed Gorman
Born 1941
United States
Pen name Daniel Ransom, E.J. Gorman
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period Since 196?
Genres Mystery, horror fiction, western fiction, crime fiction

Ed Gorman (born Edward Joseph Gorman, 1941) is an American authorbest known for his crime and mystery fiction. He wrote The Poker Club which is currently in post production for a film of the same name directed by Tim McCann.

He has written under many Pseudonyms including "E. J. Gorman" and "Daniel Ransom." He won a Spur Award for Best Short Fiction for his short story "The Face" in 1992. His fiction collection Cages was nominated for the 1995 Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection. His collection The Dark Fantastic was nominated for the same award in 2001.

He has contributed to many magazines and other publications including Xero, Black Lizard, Cemetery Dance, the anthology Tales of Zorro, and many more

Selected bibliography[edit]

Novels and Novellas[edit]

  • Graves' Retreat (1989)
  • The Poker Club (1990)
  • What the Dead Men Say (1990)
  • Wolf Moon (1993)
  • Shadow Games (1996)
  • Cast in Dark Waters (with Thomas Piccirilli) (2002)
  • Gun Truth (2003)
  • The Midnight Room (2009)

Series[edit]

Jack Dwyer Series[edit]

  1. Rough Cut (1985)
  2. New Improved Murder (1985)
  3. Murder Straight Up (1986)
  4. Murder in the Wings (1986)
  5. The Autumn Dead (1987)
  6. A Cry of Shadows (1990)
  7. What the dead man say (1990)
  8. Reason Why (1992)
  • The Dwyer Trilogy (1994) (a collection that includes The Autumn Dead, A Cry of Shadows, and the short story "Eye of the Beholder")

Tobin Series[edit]

  1. Murder in the Aisle (1987)
  2. Several Deaths Later (1988)

Jack Walsh Series[edit]

  1. The Night Remembers (1991)

Robert Payne Series[edit]

  1. Blood Moon (UK title Blood Red Moon) (1994)
  2. Hawk Moon (1995)
  3. Harlot's Moon (1998)
  4. Voodoo Moon (2000)

Sam McCain Series[edit]

  1. The Day the Music Died (1999)
  2. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (2000)
  3. Wake Up Little Susie (2001)
  4. Save the Last Dance for Me (2002)
  5. Everybody's Somebody's Fool (2004)
  6. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (2004)
  7. Fools Rush In (2007)
  8. Ticket to Ride (2009)
  9. Bad Moon Rising (2011)

Dean Koontz Frankenstein series[edit]

From Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series (they are co-authored by Dean Koontz):

Pen name books[edit]

As E.J. Gorman[edit]

  • The Marilyn Letters
  • The First Lady
  • Daughter of Darkness
  • Senatorial Privilege

As Daniel Ransom[edit]

  • Toys in the Attic (1986)
  • The Forsaken (1988)
  • The Babysitter (1989)
  • Nightmare Child (1990)
  • The Serpent's Kiss (1992)
  • The Long Midnight (1992)
  • Night Screams (1996)
  • The Zone Soldiers (1996)

Anthologies[edit]

As editor and contributor

  • Stalkers: 19 Original Tales By the Masters of Terror (Dark Harvest Books, 1989)
  • Cat Crimes (1991) with Martin H. Greenberg
  • Prisoners and Other Stories (1992)
  • Dark Crimes 1 (1991)
  • Dark Crimes 2 (1993)
  • Dark Whispers (1993)
  • Cages (1995)
  • Moonchasers (1996)
  • Robert Bloch's Psychos (Cemetery Dance Publications, 1997) includes the short story "Out There in the Darkness"
  • The Big Book of Noir (1998)
  • Famous Blue Raincoat (1999)
  • October Dreams (2000)
  • Such a Good Girl (2001)
  • The Dark Fantastic (2001)
  • The Long Silence After (2001)
  • The Long Ride Back (2004)
  • Different Kinds of Dead (2006)
  • Wolf Woman Bay and 9 More of the Finest Crime and Mystery Novellas of the Year! (2007) with Martin H. Greenberg
  • Tales of Zorro (2008)

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