Bibliography



 

(bibliography updated through July 28, 2001)

Novels written as Les Simons

  •   1. "Gila!" (Signet, October 1981)

    NOTE:

  • "Gila!" also sold to Sweden.
    Historical Novels written as Kathryn Atwood

  •   1. "Satan's Angel" (Jove, December 1981)
  •   2. "Renegade Lady" (Jove, September 1982)
  •   3. "The Lawless Heart" (Jove, November 1984)
  •   4. "My Lady Rogue (Jove, September 1986)
  •   5. "Aurora (Jove, October 1987)

    NOTES:

  • "Satan's Angel" made #14 on Waldenbooks Bestseller List, December.
  • "Satan's Angel" made #16 on B. Dalton's Bestseller List, December.
  • "Satan's Angel" made #12 on The Los Angeles Times Bestseller List, December.
  • "Satan's Angel" also sold to England.
  • "Renegade Lady" also sold to England.
  • "The Lawless Heart" sold as Doubleday Book Club alternate selection.
  • "The Lawless Heart" also sold to England.
  • "My Lady Rogue" also sold to England.
  • "Aurora" also sold to England.
    Historical Romance Novels written as Kathleen Maxwell

  •   1. "The Devil's Heart" (Signet, September 1983)
  •   2. "Winter Masquerade" (Signet, May 1984)

    NOTE:

  • Both novels also sold to England.
    Regency Novels written as Anne Mayfield

  •   1. "The Wayward Widow" (Jove, October 1982)

    NOTES:

  • "The Wayward Widow" also sold to the Romance Book Club.
  • A condensed version of "The Wayward Widow" was reprinted in 5 Great Romances magazines.
    Horror Novels written as Kathryn Ptacek

  •   1. "Shadoweyes" (Tor, February 1984)
  •   2. "Blood Autumn" (Tor, January 1985)
  •   3. "Kachina" (Tor, 1986)
  •   4. "In Silence Sealed" (Tor, March 1988)
  •   5. "Ghost Dance" (Tor, November 1990)

    NOTES:

  • "Shadoweyes" won the Porgie Award (Silver Medal) for Best Fantasy, West Coast Review of Books.
  • "Shadoweyes" also sold to England, Norway, and Japan.
  • "Blood Autumn" won the Porgie Award (Gold Medal) for Best Fantasy, West Coast Review of Books.
  • "Blood Autumn" also sold to Norway.
    Fantasy Novels written as Kathryn Grant

  •   1. "The Phoenix Bells" (Berkley, March 1987)
  •   2. "The Black Jade Road" (Berkley, March 1989)
  •   3. "The Willow Garden" (Berkley, September 1989)
    Suspense Novels written as Kathryn Ptacek

  •   1. "The Hunted" (Walker, January 1993)

    NOTE:

  • "The Hunted" later published in paperback (Berkley, 199?)
    Anthologies Edited

  •   1. "Women of Darkness" (Tor, December 1988)
  •   2. "Women of the West" (Doubleday Bantam, July 1990)
  •   3. "Women of Darkness II" (Tor, October 1990)

    NOTES:

  • "Women of Darkness" also sold to Germany.
  • One story in "Women of the West" won the Spur Award, 1991, Western Writers of America.
  • Another story in "Women of the West" placed third for the Spur Award, same category.
  • "Women of Darkness II" also sold to The Doubleday Book Club.
  • "Women of Darkness II" also sold to The Science Fiction Book Club.
  • "Women of Darkness II" also sold to The Mystery Guild Book Club.
    Articles, Interviews, Prefaces, Profiles

  •   1. Article - "A(Musing)" - The Horror Show (1989)
  •   2. Article - "Women of Darkness" - The Blood Review (1990)
  •   3. Preface - (book on Charles L. Grant), edited by Thomas Liam McDonald - Borgo Press (19??)
  •   4. Article - "How I Came to Write Ghost Dance" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1991)
  •   5. Article - "Just Say No To The Material Girl" - The Gauntlet (1991)
  •   6. Article - "10 Things Writers Do Not Want To Hear" - Gila Queen's Guide to Markets #35 (1991)
  •   7. Article - "A Report On The Bookstore/Promotional List" - HWA Newsletter (1991)
  •   8. Article - "You Are What You Eat/Watch: Cannibalism in the Movies" - Cuts! - Berkley (1992)
  •   9. Article - "A Name is a Name is a ...." - Writer's Digest (??????)
  • 10. Article - "What Inspired The Hunted" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1993)
  • 11. Interview - Genie Livewire online magazine (#1 - 1994)
  • 12. Interview - Genie Livewire online magazine (#2 - 1994)
  • 13. Profile - John Betancourt - Genie Livewire online magazine (1994)
  • 14. Interview - J.F. Gonzalez - Hellnotes #xxx (February 1998)
  • 15. Interview - Yvonne Navarro - Hellnotes #x (199?)
  • 16. Interview - Poppy Z. Brite - Hellnotes 5 #25 (June 22, 2001)
  • 17. Interview - Peter Cannon - Hellnotes 5 #26 (June 29, 2001)
    Book Reviews or Overviews

  •   1. "Mary Shelley Biography" (Emily Sunnstein) - The Blood Review (September 1989)
  •   2. "Skin of the Soul" - The Blood Review (1990)
  •   3. "Night of Reunion" - The Blood Review (1991)
  •   4. "Geiger's Alien" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1990)
  •   5. "The Collected Stories of Fritz Leiber" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1991)
  •   6. "Urban Review" - The Blood Review (1991)
  •   7. "Mrs. God" - Mystery Scene (1991)
  •   8. "Unsolved Great True Crimes of the 20th Century" - Mystery Scene (1991)
  •   9. "Prodigal" - Mystery Scene (1991)
  • 10. "Mumbo Jumbo" - Mystery Scene (1991)
  • 11. "Prior Convictions" - Mystery Scene (1991)
  • 12. "Under The Fang" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1991)
  • 13. "Fear Magazine" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1991)
  • 14. "Dead End: City Limits" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1991)
  • 15. "Dark at Heart" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1992)
  • 16. "Still Dead: Book of the Dead II" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1992)
  • 17. "The Man Who Was Taller Than God" - Mystery Scene (1992)
  • 18. "Blood Kin" - Mystery Scene (1992)
  • 19. "Nightmare" - Mystery Scene (1992)
  • 20. "Midnight Mass" - Dead of Night No. 7 (1993)
  • 21. "Thrillers" - The Time Tunnel Newsletter (1993)
  • 22. "The Cashmere Kid" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 23. "Brothers in Blood" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 24. "But I Wouldn't Want to Die There" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 25. "The Late Man" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 26. "The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s" - Gila Queen's Guide to Markets #64 (1993)
  • 27. "Old Enemies" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 28. "Foursome" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 29. "The Wolf Path" - Mystery Scene (1993)
  • 30. "A Superior Death" - Mystery Scene (1994)
  • 31. "A Cold-Blooded Business" - Mystery Scene (1994)
  • 32. "The Orchid Eater" - Mystery Scene (1994)
  • 33. "Elements of Arousal" - Gila Queen's Guide to Markets Special Issue #1 (1995)
  • 34. "How to Write & Market Your Mystery Novel" - Gila Queen's Guide to Markets #99 (1999)
  • 35. "The Bald-Headed Hermit & The Artichoke: An Erotic Thesaurus" - Clean Sheets ezine (Spring 1999) - Writing Porn?? (2000)
  • 36. "Christian Writers' Markets" - Gila Queen's Guide to Markets #103 (March 2000)
  • 37. "Whispered From The Grave" - Hellnotes (Vol. 4, Issue 32, August 11, 2000)
  • 38. "Bell, Book & Beyond" - Hellnotes (Vol. ?, Issue ??, January ??, 2001)
  • 39. "Dead Until Dark" - Hellnotes (Vol. ?, Issue ??, ???, 2001)
    Columns

  •   1. "Anthology Attic #1" - Cemetery Dance (Spring 1992)
  •   2. "Anthology Attic #2" - Cemetery Dance (Summer 1992)
  •   3. "Anthology Attic #3" - Cemetery Dance (Fall 1992)
  •   4. "Anthology Attic #4" - Cemetery Dance (Winter 1992)
  •   5. "Anthology Attic #5" - Cemetery Dance (Spring 1993)
  •   6. "Anthology Attic #6" - Cemetery Dance (Summer 1993)
  •   7. "Anthology Attic #7" - Cemetery Dance (Fall 1994)
  •   8. "Anthology Attic #8" - Cemetery Dance (??)
  •   9. "Anthologies, Etc. #1" - Dead of Night (??)
  • 10. "Anthology Attic #9" - Cemetery Dance (??)
  • 11. "Anthology Attic #10" - Cemetery Dance (??)
  • 12. "Anthologies, Etc. #2" - Dead of Night (??)
  • 13. "Anthologies, Etc. #3" - Dead of Night (??)
  • 14. "Anthology Attic #11 - Cemetery Dance (??)
  • 15. "Mystery Markets" - B&N Online Writers (September 1999)
  • 16. "Retreats, Etc." - B&N Online Writers (October 1999)
  • 17. "SF/F/H" - B&N Online Writers (November 1999)
  • 18. "Ethnic Romances" - B&N Online Writers (December 1999)
    Short Stories

  •   1. "Power" - Greystone Bay Anthology (Tor, October 1985)
  •   2. "Power" - (reprinted in Germany, 199?)
  •   3. "Dead Possums" - Doom City: Greystone Bay #2 Anthology (Tor, October 1987)
  •   4. "Dead Possums" - Year's Best Fantasy: First Annual Collection (reprinted, St. Martin's Press, 1988)
  •   5. "Dead Possums" - Demons and Dreams (reprinted, Legend, 1989)
  •   6. "Dead Possums" - Denoel (reprinted in France, 1991)
  •   7. "Each Night, Every Year" - Post Mortem: New Tales of Ghastly Horror (St. Martin's Press, March 1989)
  •   8. "Each Night, Every Year" - (reprinted paperback edition of above, Dell)
  •   9. "Each Night, Every Year" - (reprinted in England)
  • 10. "Each Night, Every Year" - (reprinted, Alexandria Digital Literature, 1999)
  • 11. "Living to the End" - Fantasy Tales #7 (Robinson, November 1991)
  • 12. "Snow" - The Horror Show, Spring '89 (Phantasm Press, 1989)
  • 13. "Snow" - The Definitive Best of The Horror Show (reprinted, CD Publications, 1992)
  • 14. "Snow" - 100 Tiny Little Terrors (reprinted, 19??)
  • 15. "Poppet" - Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, #5 (Pulphouse Publishing, October 1989)
  • 16. "Poppet" - 100 Wicked Little Witch Stories (reprinted, Barnes & Noble, 1995)
  • 17. "Poppet" - (reprinted, Gothic.net, June 1999)
  • 18. "Butternut and Blood" - Confederacy of the Dead (Roc, 1993)
  • 19. "Butternut and Blood" - Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women (reprinted, Constable Robinson, UK 2001)
  • 20. "Butternut and Blood" - (reprint of book above, Carroll & Graf, US 2001)
  • 21. "Grab Bag" - Midnight Zoo vol. 1, iss. 2 (Spring 1991)
  • 22. "Firekeeper" - Copper Star, 1991 World Fantasy Convention Anthology (limited signed edition, October 1991)
  • 23. "Sounds" - Masques IV (limited signed edition, 1991)
  • 24. "Healing Touch" - Eldritch Tales #27 (Fall 1992)
  • 25. "Palomita, New Mexico" - Freak Show (HWA Anthology, Pocket Books, September 1992)
  • 26. "The Home" - Into The Fog: Greystone Bay IV (Tor, October 1993)
  • 27. "Neighbors" - GhostTide #1 (Revenant Books, 1993)
  • 28. "Neighbors" - Twilight Tales (www.twilighttales.com featured author, 2001)
  • 29. "Hair" - Phobias (Pocket Books, January 1994)
  • 30. "Bruja" - DeathPort (HWA Anthology, Pocket Books, September 1993)
  • 31. "Reunion" - The Ultimate Witch (Dell, October 1993)
  • 32. "Siblings" - Murder For Mother (Revenant Books, May 1994)
  • 33. "The Visit" - Heaven Sent (DAW, 1995)
  • 34. "The Visit" - (reprinted, Gothic.Net, 1998)
  • 35. "Pleasure Domes" - Love Bites (Masquerade Books, February 1995)
  • 36. "Pleasure Domes" - Clean Sheets ezine (reprinted, 2001)
  • 37. "Three, Four, Shut the Door" - More Phobias (Pocket Books, 1995)
  • 38. "Three, Four, Shut the Door" - Hours of Darkness e-anthology (reprinted, Scorpious Publishing, June 2001)
  • 39. "Hunger" - Seeds of Fear: Hot Blood 5 (Pocket Books, 1995)
  • 40. "Moving Day (Night?)" - 100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories (Barnes & Noble, 1995)
  • 41. "Driven" - Dark Love (Penguin/Roc, 1995)
  • 42. "The Need" - Flesh Fantastic (Masquerade Books, 199x)
  • 43. "Mi Casa" - Gothic Ghosts (Tor Books, 1997)
  • 44. "Skinned Angels" - Dark Terrors 3 (Gollancz, 1997)
  • 45. "Little Contrasts" - White of the Moon (Pumpkin Books, 1999)
  • 46. "Rideau" - Canadian Fiction Magazine (Northern Horror, Canadian Anthology, 2000)
  • 47. "The Boys" - 100 Crafty Little Cat Stories (2000)
  • 48. "Cat Burglar" - 100 Crafty Little Cat Stories (2000)
  • 49. "The Grotto" - Grotesques: A Bestiary (Graven Images, Berkley, October 2000)
  • 50. "The Grotto" - The Best of Horror 12 (reprinted, ????)
  • 51. "The Lake" - NECon Anthology (July 2000)

    (Note -- "Each Night, Every Year" was a 1990 Stoker Award nominee, Horror Writers of America.)


    Chapbooks, Booklets, Other Publishing Credits, Etc.

  •   1. "Healing Herbs and Spices from the Bible" (Globe Minimag, Autumn 2001)
  •   2. "Hellnotes Market Report" (199? - present)
  •   3. "Horror Writers of America Market Report" (198? - present)
  •   4. "Horror Writers of America Newsletter" (Editor, 2000 - present)
  •   5. "Market Report" - Freelancing 4 Money (2000 - present)


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