WorldCat Identities

Farris, John

Works: 73 works in 458 publications in 8 languages and 12,633 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Horror tales  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Gothic fiction  Horror fiction  Short stories, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS3556.A777, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Farris
Solar eclipse by John Farris( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuntwoman Shay Waco uses the skills of her trade to jump sixty feet and escape a drug dealer trying to kill her. After which she joins a local sheriff and goes after the dealer. By the author of Soon She Will Be Gone
Dragonfly by John Farris( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome doctor seduces women in order to defraud them. He is so good at it he can afford to live on a yacht in the Caribbean. One day he decides to seduce a well-known writer of romance novels, only to discover she is bound to a wheel chair. He backs off, but the lady's interest is aroused and she goes after him
The uninvited by John Farris( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een paranormaal begaafd meisje neemt na een ongeluk een jongeman mee naar huis. Geleidelijk dreigt haar familie te gronde te gaan aan de zuigende kracht van de mysterieuze vreemdeling
Son of the endless night by John Farris( Book )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apparently senseless slaying at a Vermont ski resort is revealed as the overture to a symphony of evil, in which a young man's mind and soul are held ransom by Zarach Bal-Tagh, a millenia-old spirit
Phantom nights by John Farris( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage Alex Gambier, outcast and scarred from a childhood tragedy and mute from an early bout of diphtheria, conceives daredevil stunts that threaten his life and place him in the care of young nurse Mally Shaw
You don't scare me by John Farris( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after the death of her evil stepfather, Crow Tillman, twenty-four-year-old Chase Emrick remains haunted by the horrors of her past until she meets Adam Cameron, but to beat Crow once and for all they both must confront a netherworld of horror
Sacrifice by John Farris( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and French and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Greg Walker, a good family man, but in fact a 150-year-old member of a Mayan cult where longevity is assured by sacrificing a virgin daughter every 19 years. After murdering her boyfriend to assure her virginity, he takes her to Guatemala to have her heart torn out, pursued by a detective. By the author of The Fury
The fury by John Farris( Book )

40 editions published between 1878 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychic powers that bind a young heiress and the son of a government assassin threaten the existence of humanity
The fury and the terror by John Farris( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the White House becomes infiltrated by undercover terrorists, Eden Waring uses his psychic powers to prevent the attacks before they happen
Fiends : a novel by John Farris( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arne Horsfall, a resident of a mental institution, had hidden silently behind its wall all his life. Unable to speak, he holds the incredible truth about the overnight disappearance of the entire population of Dante's Mill almost a century ago. Released into the innocent hands of Marjory and Enid Waller, a voice from the dead past beckons to Arne
Catacombs by John Farris( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans agents, Soviets agents and an archeaological team investigate the catacombs of an ancient advanced civilization in Africa
The fury and the power by John Farris( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eden Waring has known fear in her life. She is an Avatar, a talented young psychic with the ability to produce at will her doppelganger---her mirror image-who calls herself "Gwen" and possesses remarkable powers beyond even Eden's gifts. Gwen can be invisible to mortal eyes, if she chooses to be, and can even travel back and forth in time
Scare tactics by John Farris( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildwood by John Farris( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting into Wildwood was difficult. Coming out again alive, unheard of
High bloods by John Farris( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened quickly. Overnight, the greater Los Angeles area found itself in the horrifying grip of a werewolf epidemic. Twenty-eight days of the month, those who change are no different from those who have managed to stay unaffected--the normals, the High Bloods. But every full moon, they become the most ravenous creatures mankind has ever seen. A new law enforcement agency keeps tabs on those whose blood runs Lycan. Rawson is an agent for Lycan Control, making sure all the afflicted are found, monitored, and kept locked up the night they change. But the Lycans in Hollywood have risen to cultlike proportions, and Rawson's job is getting tougher. One night a woman changes right in front of Rawson. And it's not a full moon. Someone deep in the bowels of Hollywood has managed to rewrite the rules of the werewolves' existence. Battling a rising tide of Lycan-rights activists and a growing population of those who choose to become Lycan, Rawson must carve a path to the top of the Lycan food chain before all hell breaks loose
All heads turn when the hunt goes by by John Farris( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel starts with a ghastly and memorable horror set piece indeed, as "Clipper" Bradwin, the youngest son of the Bradwin clan of Dasharoons estate, goes homicidally berserk on his own wedding day in 1942. Two years later, a mysterious English doctor, Jackson Holley, escorts Clipper's older and war-wounded brother back to Dasharoons, in southeast Arkansas, and becomes involved with the estate's mistress, Nhora Bradwin, who was widowed on the day of that earlier tragedy. But, as it turns out, the wedding-day catastrophe of 1942 is only the beginning of a string of awful happenings soon to be visited on the seemingly accursed family ..."--Http:// (as viewed on 1/21/2014)
More stories from the Twilight zone by Rod Serling( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories that were inspired by the television series Twilight Zone
When Michael calls by John Farris( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Helen Connolly receives a phone call from a little boy claiming to be her nephew Michael, she must discover if the caller is indeed Michael and what he wants, because Michael has been dead for sixteen years
Sharp practice; a novel by John Farris( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightfall by John Farris( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one can stop the Dark Angel. A creature of nightmare, he kills without warning. Only once has his prey survived. Scarred emotionally and physically, Anita fled to the Lostman's Bayou. But the Angel will find her ... and then she will die
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Alternative Names
Brackeen, Steve 1936-

Farris, John Lee.

John Farris Amerikaans romanschrijver

John Farris écrivain américain

John Farris escritor estadounidense

John Farris US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Джон Фаррис

패리스, 존 1936-

ファリス, ジョン

DragonflySon of the endless nightPhantom nightsYou don't scare meSacrificeThe furyThe fury and the terrorFiends : a novel