Books by John Farris and Complete Book Reviews

John Farris, Author Tor Books $17.95 (310p) ISBN 978-0-312-93085-1
Farris's latest collection consists of a short story, a novelette and a novel. The clever, if predictable, story, ``The Odor of Violets,'' tells of an author who steals another's brilliant unpublished manuscript on the day of its creator's death....
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John Farris, Author . Forge $25.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-312-87728-6
Wilder and weirder than its predecessor (The Fury and the Terror), this second sequel to Farris's trendsetting supernatural thriller The Fury (1976) takes risks that will befuddle newcomers but titillate loyal fans used to his audacity. Once...
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John Farris, Author . Tor $25.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-312-86696-9
The werewolf plague is so widespread in this less than thrilling near-future fantasy from bestseller Farris (The Fury ) that the authorities have established an agency, International Lycan Control (ILC), that keeps most of the creatures under...
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John Farris, Author . Forge $25.95 (350p) ISBN 978-0-312-87732-3
In this fourth and final volume in the series that began with The Fury (1976), Eden Waring, now recognized as the benevolent Avatar, imprisons Mordaunt, the malignant Deus Inversus , in a flood of molten glass. Though his physical form is ruined,...
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John Farris, Author Tor Books $22.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-312-85067-8
Large wonders are sacrificed to thin effects as Farris anchors this fanciful trek into Mayan lore with precise detail. A composer of terrors (The Fury) and suspense thrillers (All Heads Turn When the Hunt Goes By), Farris seldom shocks with tidbits...
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John Farris, Author Forge $24.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-312-85375-4
What do you get when you mix a beautiful artist with a dark past, a driven Washington bureaucrat with a vendetta and a wealthy, secretive family with a set of bodyguards straight out of Deliverance? A tepid, disappointing psychological thriller. Six
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John Farris, Author Forge $23.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-312-85949-7
Farris's (Sacrifice) latest novel is a real Southern gothic melodrama--with all the requisite over-the-top set pieces and labyrinthine plot twists--that grabs readers instantly. A swank society wedding is halted because the groom has left his...
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John Farris, Author . Forge $24.95 (301p) ISBN 978-0-7653-0778-1
Farris takes a break from the paranormal pyrotechnics of his Fury series (The Fury , etc.) with this well-wrought period tale of vengeance from beyond the grave. It's 1952 in the sultry Tennessee town of Night Shade, and black nurse Mally Shaw...
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John Farris, Author . Forge $24.95 (302p) ISBN 978-0-312-85064-7
A young woman's tussle with a malignant predator from beyond the grave drives this bold new supernatural thriller from bestseller Farris (Phantom Nights ). In the early chapters, which crackle with electrifying suspense, Chase Emrick recounts...
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Terrormeister Farris's sequel to The Fury outdoes its bestselling predecessor in mystery, malevolence and mayhem. Moving at video-game speed, this fanciful thriller pits ambitious politicians against psychics on the run to save America. The...
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John Farris, Author, Farris, Author Forge $25.95 (384p) ISBN 978-0-312-85072-2
Inventive, sexy and intricately plotted, this latest thriller from the prolific (and curiously unheralded) Farris (Soon She Will Be Gone) keeps his work close to the top of the heap. Tobin Bonner, once a DEA agent, is now the sheriff of impoverished
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John Farris, Author, Joe R. Lansdale, Author Dark Harvest $19.95 (241p) ISBN 978-0-913165-16-4
Farris's ( The Fury ; Wildwood ) latest novel is eerie, fast-paced and original. As a child in 1906, Arne Horsfall finds a sealed crate, addressed to a professor at a local college, that has fallen off a train. His father stores the object in the...
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