Most widely held works about Peter Straub
Most widely held works by Peter Straub
The talisman by Stephen King ( Book )
74 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 16 languages and held by 1,523 libraries worldwide
On a brisk autumn day, a thirteen-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: his father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America - and into another realm.
Black house : a novel by Stephen King ( Book )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
A retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in a rural Wisconsin town, Jack Sawyer is called in to assist the local police chief in solving a gruesome series of murders that causes Jack to experience inexplicable waking nightmares.
The Hellfire Club by Peter Straub ( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 672 libraries worldwide
A woman, kidnapped by a serial killer, uses her courage, wit and intelligence to stay alive as she and her kidnapper careen around New England in a series of stolen cars with a growing posse of state policemen on their trail.
Ghost story by Peter Straub ( Book )
43 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Four men who inadvertently caused the death of a young woman in the 1920s must pay their dues in their old age.
Mr. X by Peter Straub ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 590 libraries worldwide
In the week of his 35th birthday, Ned Dunstan endures a series of extraordinary events that leads him to an awareness of his true and fantastical identity.
Koko by Peter Straub ( Book )
26 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in 7 languages and held by 397 libraries worldwide
"KOKO..." Only four men knew what it meant. Vietnam vets. One a doctor. One a lawyer. One was a working stiff. One was a writer. All were as different as men could be--yet all were bound eternally together by a single shattering secret. And now they joined together again on a quest that could take them from the graveyards and fleshpots of the Far East to the human jungle of New York...hunting an inhuman ghost of the past risen from nightmare darkness to kill and kill and kill...
Mystery by Peter Straub ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 7 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
After a tragic accident which he barely survives, Tom Pasmore develops an obsession with death, an obsession which leads him to investigate two murders, one in the past and one in the present. And during his investigation, Pasmore learns more than anyone needs, or deserves to know!
Secret windows : essays and fiction on the craft of writing by Stephen King ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
This is an exlcusive Book-of-the-Month Club anthology of hard-to-find non-fiction pieces, little-known interviews, short stories, and articles about writing for those looking for direction on how to find their own "windows"-or for anyone wishing to be touched by Stephen King's humor and wisdom.
Floating dragon by Peter Straub ( Book )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Dead birds, murders, fires, hallucinations were part of the horror that visited Hampstead, Connecticut in 1980. Some were the result of an accident at a nearby chemical plant but there was another force at work in the community: a dragon of evil that had reared its ugly head at various times in Hampstead's past.
Shadowland by Peter Straub ( Book )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago two friends spent a vacation in a remote compound in northern Vermont. One had come to work with a master magician. One had come to protect the other.
If you could see me now by Peter Straub ( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A horrifying drama unfolds when a man returns to his family home in rural Wisconsin after an absence of twenty years.
Julia by Peter Straub ( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 9 languages and held by 282 libraries worldwide
The throat by Peter Straub ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Straub completes the Blue Rose trilogy with this searing novel of psychological terror. Tim Underhill and the brilliant and reclusive Tom Pasmore court ultimate destruction as they dare to look back to a dark past that holds the secret of evil which signs its name Blue Rose. A tormented writer unable to exorcise the demons of his past, an all-American town plagued by horrific secrets, a beautiful woman brutally murdered by a twisted killer thought long dead, or by an even more terrifying copycat? In The Throat, Peter Straub's Blue Rose trilogy blooms into a horrifically chilling, maniacally suspenseful masterwork of terror.
Houses without doors by Peter Straub ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Magic terror by Peter Straub ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Under Venus by Peter Straub ( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Back in his Midwest hometown, Elliot Denmark, a brilliant composer and expatriate, finds himself caught up "between the urgent claims of the past and the conflicting, confusingly uncertain demands of art, morality, family, and his own divided emotions. ... A political issues divides the town; a haunting old love reasserts itself; old and new enemies assail Elliot everywhere he turns, and along with the rest of the country, Elliot must make choics that will define the rest of his life."--Jacket.
Magic terror : seven tales by Peter Straub ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Mrs. God by Peter Straub ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A historic British estate which hosted the biggest names in literary history is the site of a bizarre drama of dream exploding into a nightmare of ghosts and possession.
Peter Straub's ghosts ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Shadow land by Peter Straub ( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Abduction Audiobooks Audiobooks Authors, American Authorship Biography Boys Caribbean Sea Connecticut Criticism, interpretation, etc. Death Detective and mystery stories Domestic fiction Ex-police officers Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fiction Fiction Ghost stories, American Good and evil Horror tales Horror tales, American Horror tales--Authorship Illinois Kidnapping King, Stephen,--1947- Large type books Magic Magicians Mother and child Mothers and sons Murder Police Private investigators Psychological fiction, American Quests (Expeditions) Serial murders Short stories, American Sound recordings Students Supernatural Suspense fiction Talismans Talking books Twins--Family relationships Vermont Veterans Vietnam War (1961-1975) Voyages and travels Wisconsin
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