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Peter Straub


Peter Straub

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. IN THE NIGHT ROOM and LOST BOY, LOST GIRL are winners of the Bram Stoker Award, as is his collection 5 STORIES. Straub is the editor of numerous anthologies, including the two-volume THE AMERICAN FANTASTIC TALE from the Library of America. He lives in Brooklyn.

Peter Straub

Books by Peter Straub

by Peter Straub - Fiction, Horror, Literary, Short Stories

In INTERIOR DARKNESS, Peter Straub explores the deepest, shadow-filled corners of his imagination. His world is made up of damaged people --- from the righteous to the depraved, from the working class to the wealthy. No one and no place is safe from the darkness that he reveals. In “Blue Rose,” an adolescent sociopath inflicts secret violence on his younger brother; in “Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff,” a stern estate lawyer hires a pair of "Private Detectives Extraordinaire" to investigate and seek revenge on his unfaithful wife; and in “The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine,” a man and his much younger lover explore their decadent and increasingly sinister fantasies aboard a luxurious yacht on the remotest stretch of the Amazon River.

by Peter Straub - Fiction, Horror


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.