Jack Ketchum

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What They Wrote: In Praise of Dark Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
What They Wrote is a collection of introductions, articles, and reviews by Jack Ketchum of various horror novels and collections. Included here are introductions for works by Edward Lee, Stanley Wiater, Barry Hoffman, Kealan Patrick Burke, Thomas Tessier, P.D. Cacek, Lucy Taylor, Tim Lebbon, and T.M. Wright. Also included are reviews of two Stephen King novels and a John Carpenter movie.
Notes from the Cat House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Collected here in one volume are more than sixty poems from Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jack Ketchum. Included in this collection: JOHNNIE MACK BROWN HOBOE’S MEMOIR WHEN I AM A BOY ARTHUR KU KU TWO 11/11/87 ANNOUNCEMENT BEAST CONTACT CATS HIDE NOTHING SLEEPING WOMAN FIREFLIES HEARTS FOR CAITY CHRISTMAS DAY, 1969 and many others
Closing Time - Collected Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From Award-winning author and storyteller Jack Ketchum, a collection of bleak stories of loss, and pain. This is the author's newest collection, and includes his Bram Stoker Award-Winning novella - Closing Time.
Turning Japanese: Articles, 1997 to 2007, for Asian Cult Cinema
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From the author of The Girl Next Door and the co-author of The Woman, Turning Japanese offers an insight into films that "pushed the edge of the envelope" as reviewed by Jack Ketchum in Asian Cult Cinema Magazine. Several films by Katsuya Matsumura, Yahuharu Hasebe, Ran Masaki, and Takashi Miike are covered in Turning Japanese.
Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Broken on the Wheel of Sex
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,600. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jack Ketchum's "Broken On The Wheel of Sex: The Jerzy Livingston Years" is the most complete edition of the "Stroup" stories ever collected together. Each story also features an afterword by the author. These stories, written from 1976 to 1981, and appearing in various men's magazines and other outlets, offer Ketchum readers a look into this author s formulative years.
The Crossings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
It's the Arizona Territory. The year, 1848. The year the Mexican War ended. A rough place in a lawless era. About to become a hell of a lot more so one night when Hart, Bell and the easy-going giant Mother Knuckles stumble upon Elena, a fierce, young, badly wounded Mexican woman near the banks of the Colorado, and are drawn into a deep darkness they may not escape.
Sleep Disorder
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,850. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
For a very long time, Jack Ketchum and Edward Lee have followed their separate paths of line-crossing, gut-wrenching, no holds-barred storytelling. Now, those roads have drawn close and merged for a collection of five collaborative stories guaranteed to shock, amuse, disgust, and bring lovers of extreme fiction back for more.
Book of Souls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this intimate glimpse into the heart of his own creative spirit, Jack Ketchum shares his early career, literary influences, and some of the characters that formed the man he has become. From his early respect and admiration for Henry Miller to the tortured lives of friends, and the aftermath of 9/11...
The Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,620. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Woman by Jack Ketchum & Lucky McKee is the powerful story of the last survivor of a feral tribe of cannibals who have terrorized the east coast from Maine into Canada. Badly wounded in a battle with police, she takes refuge in a cave overlooking the sea. Christopher Cleek is a slick, amoral,and unstable country lawyer who sees her and decides to capture her, tame her and maker her his own.
Ladies' Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
When a tanker labeled "Ladies Inc." spills in a rural neighborhood, the authorities ignore it - until it's too late. The contents of the spill turn the women of the neighborhood into man-hating, man-killing brutes. This is also the story of one man trying to save his family - his son, and the mother likely to end both their lives.

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