Authors > Peter Straub

Ghost Story

For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth has come back to haunt them. Now they are about to learn what happens to those who believe they can bury the past - and get away with murder.

Year: 1979
Genre: GhostsHorror

The Talisman

The iconic, “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) collaboration between bestselling authors Stephen King and Peter Straub—an epic thriller about a young boy’s quest to save his mother’s life.

Year: 1984
Genre: Fantasy

KOKO

"KOKO......" Only four men knew what it meant. Vietnam vets. One was a doctor. One was 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.

Year: 1988
Genre: Serial KillerVietnam War

Lost Boy Lost Girl

A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill vanishes. His uncle, novelist Timothy Underhill, searches his hometown of Millhaven for clues that might help unravel this horrible dual mystery

Year: 2003
Genre: Haunted HouseHorrorSerial Killer

A Dark Matter

On a Midwestern campus in the 1960s, a charismatic guru and his young acolytes perform a secret ritual in a local meadow. What happens is a mystery--all that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present. Forty years later, one man seeks to learn about that horrifying night...

Year: 2010
Genre: Suspense

 

NON-SERIES Novels

Year TitleGenres & Tags

1975JuliaHorror
1979Ghost StoryGhostsHorror
1983Floating DragonHorror
1984The TalismanFantasy
2001Black HouseFantasyHorror
2003Lost Boy Lost GirlHaunted HouseHorrorSerial Killer
2010A Dark MatterSuspense

 

SERIES: Blue Rose Triology

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

19881KOKOSerial KillerVietnam War
19992MysteryHorror
199933The ThroatHorror