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Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson
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Richard Matheson is The New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Beardless Warriors, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It..., and What Dreams May Come, among others. He was named a Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention, and received the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also won the Edgar, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. In addition to his novels Matheson wrote several screenplays for movies and TV, including "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," based on his short story, along with several other Twilight Zone episodes. He was born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, and fought in the infantry in World War II. He earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Matheson died in June, 2013, at the age of eighty-seven.

Richard Matheson

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Journal of the Gun Years and The Gun Fight
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Journal of the Gun Years and The Gun Fight

Richard Matheson
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Journal of the Gun Years and The Gun Fight -- two great novels from New York Times bestselling author, Richard Matheson.

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Other Kingdoms

Other Kingdoms

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

In this all-new novel by Richard Matheson, a young American soldier becomes entangled in a web of magic and seduction woven by a witch living in the countryside in post–WWI England.

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Steel
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Steel

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

A new collection featuring the story that inspired Real Steel, a major motion picture starring Hugh Jackman.

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Legends of the Gun Years
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Legends of the Gun Years

Richard Matheson
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Forge Books

Together in one volume, the epic stories of two legendary gunfighters!

Journal of the Gun Years
Winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Novel

Back East, they...

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Hunted Past Reason
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Hunted Past Reason

Richard Matheson
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Forge Books

It was supposed to be just an ordinary camping trip, two old friends hiking through the woods of northern California. But this self-enforced isolation exposes long-hidden rivalries and resentments...

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Shadow on the Sun
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Shadow on the Sun

Richard Matheson
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

Southwest Arizona, a century ago. An uneasy true exists between the remote frontier community of Picture City and the neighboring Apaches. That delicate peace is shredded when the bodies of two...

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The Gun Fight
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The Gun Fight

Richard Matheson
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

Sometimes a lie can be more deadly than a six-gun…

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The Box
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The Box

Richard Matheson
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

What if you were told that you could make a fortune just by pushing a button on a box? But pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world...

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Journal of the Gun Years
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Journal of the Gun Years

Richard Matheson
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Forge Books

Back East, they told tall tales about Marshall Clay Halser, the fearless Civil War veteran who became known as the "Hero of the Plains" for his daring exploits in the Wild West. But the truth, as...

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Somewhere In Time
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Somewhere In Time

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Like What Dreams May Come, which inspired the movie starring Robin Williams, Somewhere in Time is the powerful story of a love that transcends time and space, written by one of the...

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Button, Button
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Button, Button

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

What if every time you pushed a button you received $50,000...but someone you didn't know died? Would you still push the button? How many times?

"Button, Button", which inspired a memorable...

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I Am Legend
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I Am Legend

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone.

An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who...

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Noir
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Noir

Richard Matheson
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Forge Books

Noir contains three long-lost thrillers by Richard Matheson, the grand master of suspense. Originally published in the 1950s, at the very beginning of Matheson's distinguished career, these...

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Earthbound
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Earthbound

Richard Matheson
Tor/Forge
Tor Books

An Erotic Ghost Story by the Author of Hell House and A Stir of Echoes

David and Ellen Cooper came to the lonely beachside cottage in hopes of rekindling their troubled marriage....

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A Stir of Echoes
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A Stir of Echoes

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Tom Wallace lived an ordinary life, until a chance event awakened psychic abilities he never knew he possessed. Now he's hearing the private thoughts of the people around him-and learning shocking...

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What Dreams May Come
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What Dreams May Come

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

The New York Times bestseller

A LOVE THAT TRANSCENDS HEAVEN AND HELL

What happens to us after we die? Chris Nielsen had no idea, until an unexpected accident cut his life short,...

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Now You See It . . .
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Now You See It . . .

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Maximillian Delacorte was once the world's greatest stage magician. Now a recluse, suffering from a mysterious disease, he lures his family and associates to his lonely estate for an afternoon of...

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7 Steps to Midnight
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7 Steps to Midnight

Richard Matheson
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New York Times Bestselling Author of I Am Legend

When a mysterious imposter steals his identity and life, mathematician Chris Barton is suddenly thrust into a whirlwind...

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Duel
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Duel

Richard Matheson; With an Appreciation by Ray Bradbury
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Remember that murderous semi chasing Dennis Weaver down a lonely stretch of desert highway?

Duel, Steven Spielberg's acclaimed first film, was adapted by Richard Matheson from his unforgettable...

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Nightmare At 20,000 Feet
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Nightmare At 20,000 Feet

Richard Matheson; With an Introduction by Stephen King
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Tor Books

Remember that monster on the wing of the airplane? William Shatner saw it on The Twilight Zone, John Lithgow saw it in the movie-even Bart Simpson saw it. "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" is just one of...

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The Beardless Warriors
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The Beardless Warriors

Richard Matheson
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Forge Books

In 1944, long before he wrote such classic novels as I Am Legend and What Dreams May Come, author Richard Matheson served as an eighteen-year-old replacement in the 87th Division during...

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The Incredible Shrinking Man
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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Inch by inch, day by day, Scott Carey is getting smaller. Once an unremarkable husband and father, Scott finds himself shrinking with no end in sight. His wife and family turn into unreachable giants,...

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Hell House
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Hell House

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

"Hell House is the scariest haunted house novel ever written. It looms over the rest the way the mountains loom over the foothills." -- Stephen King

Rolf Rudolph Deutsch is going...

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The Path
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The Path

Richard Matheson
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Tor Books

Richard Matheson's bestselling novel, What Dreams May Come, the basis for the hit movie starring Robin Williams, touched numerous readers with its convincing portrait of life after death,...

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