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Laymon, Richard

Overview
Works: 183 works in 808 publications in 10 languages and 17,352 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Horror tales  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3562.A9555, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Laymon
 
Most widely held works by Richard Laymon
The lake by Richard Laymon( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is forced to confront her horrifying past when her eighteen-year-old daughter, while hanging out at the lake during the summer, is tormented by a sadistic killer who plunges them both into a world of terror and insanity
The traveling vampire show by Richard Laymon( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though gloomy with clouds, it is a hot, August morning in the summer of 1963. All over the rural town of Grandville, tacked to power poles and trees, taped to store windows, blowing along the sidewalks, fliers have appeared announcing the one-night-only performance of The Traveling Vampire Show. The show will feature Valeria, the only known vampire in captivity."--Jacket
Night in the lonesome October by Richard Laymon( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed Logan fell in love with Holly when they were both sophomores at Willmington University. She seemed to feel the same. Then the semester ends and they go their separate ways for the summer break. In September, Ed comes back to school eager to re-connect with Holly. Instead he receives a letter from her saying she had fallen in love with someone else. Ed can't sleep or study. He leaves his apartment and takes a walk through the seamier, darker side of town."--Jacket
Midnight's lair by Richard Laymon( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and German and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of tourists trapped in an underground cavern by a power failure experiences firsthand the evil that lurks in the darkness thousands of feet below the surface
The quake by Richard Laymon( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aftermath of an earthquake in Los Angeles through the eyes of a family. Order disintegrates, gangs roam the streets, stripping bodies for valuables, a son murders his mother, a woman is raped, people kill each other to get cars, even bicycles. By the author of Savage
The stake by Richard Laymon( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampirhorror der anderen Art Der Horrorautor Larry entdeckt eine Geisterstadt in der Wüste Kaliforniens. Im Keller eines verfallenen Hotels steht ein Sarg, in dem eine mumifizierte weibliche Leiche liegt. Und in dieser Leiche steckt ein Holzpfahl. Larry beschliesst, den Sarg mitzunehmen und das Entfernen des Pfahls auf Video für die Nachwelt festzuhalten. Keine gute Idee, wie sich bald herausstellen wird
To wake the dead by Richard Laymon( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four thousand years after her death, Amara, a former princess of Egypt and wife of Mentuhotep the First, escapes from her coffin in the Charles Ward Museum and walks the streets, free to satisfy her deadly bloodthirsty cravings
After midnight by Richard Laymon( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While house-sitting for her friend, Alice, using an old Civil War saber, descends into a world of murder and madness when her mind begins playing tricks on her and paranoia sets in
Savage by Richard Laymon( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only witness to a crime committed by Jack the Ripper, fifteen-year-old Trevor Bentley grows into manhood and travels on a quest for vengeance across a wild and untamed continent
Friday night in Beast House by Richard Laymon( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alison has just one condition for guys that want to date her - they have to spend a night with her in the legendary Beast House. To Michael a night alone with Alison is a chance of a lifetime, but if the stories about the Beast House are true it may also be a chance to die." --Cover
No sanctuary by Richard Laymon( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While hiking the trails around Fern Lake, a young couple has no idea how wild the wilderness really is. They soon find out when they discover they're sharing the woods with a serial killer who's hiding his next victim
The midnight tour by Richard Laymon( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due to several books and movies about Janice Crogan's summer of horror, the tours of Beast House in the town of Malcasa Point, California, are popular with the tourists. The self-guided daytime tour is sanitized and perfectly safe. The Midnight Tour, complete with special picnic, private screening of The Horror, and guided tour, usually is too
Come out tonight by Richard Laymon( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young substitute teacher named Sherry meets a human monster and gets sucked right into a world of terror. It starts when her boyfriend pops out to a convenience store to buy some condoms late one night while the Santa Ana winds blow
In the dark by Richard Laymon( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of suspense follows young librarian Jane Kerry, who discovers an envelope containing money and instructions signed by the Master of Games, as she is hurled into a dark world where she must play a deadly and disturbing game in order to survive
Among the missing by Richard Laymon( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman's headless body is found by the river and witnesses report having seen a man flee with the victim's head, Sheriff Hodges fears a serial killer has begun to kill again
The Cellar by Richard Laymon( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors flock to see the Beast House with its blood-soaked corridors and creaky doors. Armed with video camcorders, these poor souls enter the forbidden house, never to return. The deeper they go into the house, the darker their nightmares become. Don't even think about going into the cellar
The beast house by Richard Laymon( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strange Occurrence Squad consisting of a police officer, a psychic, and an expert on everything "weird" investigates a Bigfoot creature reportedly sighted at a summer camp
Bite by Richard Laymon( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's almost midnight. Cat's on the bed, facedown and naked. She's Sam's former girlfriend, the only woman he's ever loved. Sam's in the closet, with a hammer in one hand and a wooden stake in the other. Together they wait as the clock ticks down because ... the vampire is coming. When Cat first appeared at Sam's door he couldn't believe his eyes. He hadn't seen her in ten years, but he'd never forgotten her. Not for a second. But before this nght is through, Sam will enter a nightmare of blood and fear that he'll never be able to forget - no matter how hard he tries
One rainy night by Richard Laymon( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange black rain falls like a shroud on the small town of Bixby. It comes down in torrents, warm and unnatural. And as it falls, the town changes. One by one, the inhabitants fall prey to its horrifying effect. One by one, they become filled with hate and rage ... and the need to kill. Formerly friendly neighbors turn to crazed maniacs. A strnager at a gas station shoves a nozzle down a customer's throat and pulls the trigger. A soaking-wet line of movie-goers smashes its way into a theater to slaughter the people inside. A loving wife attacks her husband, still beating his head against the floor long after he's dead. As the rain falls, blood flows in the gutters - and terror runs through the streets
Beware by Richard Laymon( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elsie knew something weird was happening in her small supermarket when she saw the meat cleaver fly through the air all by itself. Everyone else realized it when they found Elsie on the butcher's slab the next morning--neatly jointed and wrapped. An unseen horror has come to town, leaving a blood-drenched trail of carnage in his wake. And his victims are about to learn a terrifying lesson: what you can't see can very definitely hurt you."--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityKelly, Richard, 1947-2001

controlled identityLaymon, Carl

controlled identityWilloughby, Lee Davis

Kelly, Richard.

Laĭmon, Richard

Laymon, Carl.

Richard Laymon American writer

Richard Laymon Amerikaans schrijver (1947-2001)

Richard Laymon amerikansk författare

Richard Laymon amerikansk skribent

Richard Laymon escritor estadounidense

Richard Laymon scrittore statunitense

Richard Laymon US-amerikanischer Autor

Willoughby, Lee Davis.

Ричард Лаймон

Ричард Леймън

Річард Лаймон

レイモン, リチャード

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The traveling vampire showNight in the lonesome OctoberThe stakeTo wake the deadAfter midnightSavageFriday night in Beast HouseNo sanctuary