WorldCat Identities

Herbert, James 1943-2013

Works: 135 works in 1,125 publications in 17 languages and 19,920 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror tales  Paranormal fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Fantasy films  Suspense fiction  Horror fiction  Christian fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6058.E62, 823.914
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Most widely held works about James Herbert
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Most widely held works by James Herbert
Haunted by James Herbert( Book )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Ash, a skeptical investigator of the supernatural, moves into a mansion where he is asked to explain some haunting experiences
Others by James Herbert( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Nicholas Dismas, abandoned at birth by his mother because of his physical deformity, searches for a baby taken from his client at birth. The search leads him to an evil doctor involved in monstrous experiments
Ash by James Herbert( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visiting a secluded stately home that country locals believe to be haunted, paranormal investigator David Ash looks into stories about strange occurrences and makes a shocking discovery beyond anything he has ever encountered
Moon by James Herbert( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Childes, a man whose mind is possessed by pure evil and who commits brutal acts of murder during the full moon, discovers a way to stop the nightmare
The secret of Crickley Hall by James Herbert( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving their home in London to escape memories of their son who disappeared, Gabe and Eve Caleigh, along with their two daughters, move to Crickley Hall in the West Country and soon begin to realize that their new home is haunted when they experience terrifying sounds and lights and discover that nine orphans had died there during World War II
The magic cottage by James Herbert( Book )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After buying the house of their dreams, two attractive artists, Midge Gudgeon and Mike Stringer, believe they have found their Shangri-la until the dark power of the cottage begins to assert itself
Nobody true by James Herbert( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from an out-of-body experience only to discover that he has been murdered, James True suspects the work of a serial killer who has been terrorizing the city and sets out in spirit form to discover the truth
Sepulchre by James Herbert( Book )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert( Book )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The village of Sleath, England, has been invaded by ghosts and the local minister summons David Ash, a psychic investigator, to get rid of them. The probe leads to romance as in the course of the ghost-cleansing Ash falls in love with the minister's daughter
Once ... by James Herbert( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scary tale of faerefolkis & evildoers, of lovers & erotic passion, or horror & belief. Written only for adults
Fluke by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Johnson had it all: a loving wife, an adorable son and a partnership in a growing company. But when a car crash takes his life, he is forced to start over again, this time as ... a dog! Tom awakens in the body of Fluke, a canine who happily romps around a junkyard until visions of his former life become too strong to ignore. Compelled to find his original family, Fluke makes every attempt to work his way back into the their lives. However, there is one major problem: his wife has already started anew ... in the arms of his former best friend."--Container
'48 by James Herbert( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II, the Germans drop a virus on London and most people die. A few are immune by virtue of possessing a rare blood group and become the target of gangs seeking a transfusion to save themselves. One of the immune, Nathaniel Hoke, an American pilot, organizes them to fight back. By the author of Portent
The fog by James Herbert( Book )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tale of horror from the master of the genre You can't escape the fog...The peaceful life of a village in Wiltshire is suddenly shattered by a disaster which leaves behind it a trail of misery and horror. A yawning crack spreads through the earth, out of which creeps a fog that drives people insane
The rats by James Herbert( Book )

43 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was only when the bones of the first devoured victims were discovered that the true nature and power of these swarming black creatures with their razor sharp teeth and the taste for human blood began to be realized by a panic stricken city. For millions of years man and rats had been natural enemies. But now for the first time suddenly, shockingly, horribly the balance of power had shifted
Domain by James Herbert( Book )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small group of survivors are driven from their subterranean refuge in post-nuclear devastated London to fight men and super rats to reach a terrifying goal
The dark by James Herbert( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It came like a malignant shadow with seductive promises of power. And somewhere in the night, a small girl smiled as her mother burned. Asylum inmates slaughtered their attendants. In slimy tunnels, once-human creatures gathered. Madness raged as the lights began to fade and humanity was attacked by an ancient, unstoppable evil
The survivor by James Herbert( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember with fear ... It had been one of the worst crashes in airline history, killing over 300 people and leaving only one survivor. Now the dead were buried and the town of Eton tried to forget. But one man could not rest. Keller had walked from the flames of the wreck, driven on by unseen forces, seeking the answer to his own survival
Fluke by James Herbert( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his life, and realizes he wasn't such a good husband and father
Creed by James Herbert( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember with fear. Sometimes horror is in the mind. And sometimes it's real. Telling the difference isn't always easy. It wasn't for Joe Creed. He'd just photographed the unreal. Now he had to pay the price. Because he always thought that demons were just a joke. But the joke was on him. And it wasn't very funny. It was deadly
Haunted by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David Ash investigates a haunting at an isolated country manor, strange and horrifying occurrences lead him to first doubt his convictions and then his sanity
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Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.10 for Fluke ... to 0.75 for James Herb ...)

Alternative Names
Ceyms Herbert

Gerbert, Dzheĭms 1943-2013

Herbert J. 1943-

Herbert, James, 1943-

Herbert, James John 1943-2013

James Herbert brit író

James Herbert Britischer Autor

James Herbert Brits auteur

James Herbert écrivain britannique

James Herbert scrittore britannico

Герберт Д. 1943-

Джеймс Герберт

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OthersAshMoonThe secret of Crickley HallThe magic cottageNobody trueSepulchreThe ghosts of Sleath