Edward Gorman

Edward Gorman

Infobox Writer

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name = Ed Gorman
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pseudonym = Daniel Ransom, E.J. Gorman
birthdate = 1941
birthplace = United States
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occupation = writer
nationality = American
period = 196? - today
genre = Mystery, Horror fiction, Western fiction, Crime fiction
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Ed Gorman is an award winning American author best known for his crime and mystery fiction. He wrote "The Poker Club" which is currently in post production for a film of the same name directed by Tim McCann.

He has written under many Pseudonyms including "E. J. Gorman" and "Daniel Ransom." He won a Spur Award for Best Short Fiction for his short story "The Face" in 1992. His fiction collection "Cages" was nominated for the 1995 Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection. His collection "The Dark Fantastic" was nominated for the same award in 2001.

He has contributed to many magazines and other publications including "Xero", "Black Lizard", "Cemetery Dance", the anthology Tales of Zorro, and many more

elected bibliography

Novels and Novellas

*"Graves' Retreat" (1989)
*"The Poker Club" (1990)
*"What the Dead Men Say" (1990)
*"Wolf Moon" (1993)
*"Shadow Games" (1996)
*"Cast in Dark Waters" (with Thomas Piccirilli) (2002)


"Jack Dwyer" series:

#"Rough Cut" (1985)
#"New Improved Murder" (1985)
#"Murder Straight Up" (1986)
#"Murder in the Wings" (1986)
#"The Autumn Dead" (1987)
#"A Cry of Shadows" (1990)
*"The Dwyer Trilogy" (1994) (a collection that includes "The Autumn Dead", "A Cry of Shadows", and the short story "Eye of the Beholder")

"Tobin" Series:

#"Murder in the Aisle" (1987)
#"Several Deaths Later" (1988)

"Jack Walsh" Series:

#"The Night Remembers" (1991)

"Robert Payne" Series:

#"Blood Moon" (UK title "Blood Red Moon") (1994)
#"Hawk Moon" (1995)
#"Harlot’s Moon" (1998)
#"Voodoo Moon" (2000)

"Sam McCain" Series:

#"The Day the Music Died" (1999)
#"Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" (2000)
#"Wake Up Little Susie" (2001)
#"Save the Last Dance for Me" (2002)
#"Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool" (2004)
#"Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" (2004)
#"Fools Rush In" (2007)

"Dean Koontz Frankenstein" series:

From "Dean Koontz's Frankenstein" series (they are co-authored by Dean Koontz):
*Book #2 "City of Night"

Pen name books

As E.J. Gorman

*"The Marilyn Letters"
*"The First Lady"
*"Daughter of Darkness"
*"Senatorial Privilege"

As Daniel Ransom

*"Toys In The Attic" (1986)
*"The Forsaken" (1988)
*"The Babysitter" (1989)
*"Nightmare Child" (1990)
*"The Serpent's Kiss" (1992)
*"The Long Midnight" (1992)
*"Night Screams" (1996)
*"The Zone Soldiers" (1996)


As editor and contributor
*"Stalkers: 19 Original Tales By the Masters of Terror" (Dark Harvest Books, 1989)
*"Cat Crimes" (1991) with Martin H. Greenberg
*"Prisoners and Other Stories" (1992)
*"Dark Whispers" (1993)
*"Cages" (1995)
*"Moonchasers" (1996)
*"Robert Bloch's Psychos" (Cemetery Dance Publications, 1997) includes the short story "Out There in the Darkness"
*"The Big Book of Noir" (1998)
*"Famous Blue Raincoat" (1999)
*"October Dreams" (2000)
*"Such a Good Girl" (2001)
*"The Dark Fantastic" (2001)
*"The Long Silence After" (2001)
*"The Long Ride Back" (2004)
*"Different Kinds of Dead" (2006)
*"Wolf Woman Bay and 9 More of the Finest Crime and Mystery Novellas of the Year!" (2007) with Martin H. Greenberg
*"Tales of Zorro" (2008)

Links and references

* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1328684/ Ed Gorman on the] Internet Movie Database
* [http://www.newimprovedgorman.com Ed Gorman's official homepage]
* [http://www.newimprovedgorman.com/biography.html Ed Gorman's biography on his page]

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