“One of horror’s rarest talents.”—Publishers Weekly
“If you’ve missed Laymon, you’ve missed a treat!”—Stephen King
“No one writes like Laymon.”—Dean Koontz
“I’ve always been a Laymon fan. He manages to raise serious goose flesh.”—Bentley Little
“The master of stomach-churning violence.”—Kirkus
“Laymon is, was, and always will be king of the hill.”—Horror World
About the Author
A former President of the Horror Writers Association, Laymon has written over thirty novels, more than sixty-five literary short stories (which were published in Ellery Queen, Alfred Hitchcock and Cavalier), poetry, crime fiction, two suspense novels, a Western, and two romance novels. Until recently, his books were unavailable in the US for more than 20 years. His novel Flesh was named Best Horror Novel of 1988 by Science Fiction Chronicle, and both Flesh and Funland were nominated for the Bram Stoker Award. He won this award posthumously in 2001 for The Traveling Vampire Show. Richard Laymon died in 2001 of a heart attack.