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Series

Works by Tim Lebbon

The Silence (2013) 303 copies
Out of the Shadows (2014) 261 copies
Dusk (2006) 248 copies
Berserk (2005) 244 copies
Relics (2017) 175 copies
Fears Unnamed (2004) 174 copies
Coldbrook (2012) 169 copies
Generations (2020) — Author — 164 copies
The Nature of Balance (2001) 156 copies
Alien: Out of the Shadows (2016) 124 copies
Fallen (2008) 124 copies
Indigo (2017) 120 copies
Echo City (2010) 119 copies
The Cabin In The Woods (2011) 116 copies
Dawn (2007) 114 copies
Hellboy: Unnatural Selection (2006) 112 copies
The Chamber of Ten (2010) 111 copies
The Everlasting (2007) 110 copies
30 Days Of Night (2007) 109 copies
The Wild (2011) 109 copies
The Map of Moments (2009) 107 copies
Eden (2020) 99 copies
Face (2001) 95 copies
Blood of the Four (2018) 84 copies
London Eye (2012) 75 copies
Desolation (2005) 74 copies
The Thief of Broken Toys (2010) 63 copies
The Island (2009) 61 copies
Bar None (2009) 59 copies
Hellboy: The Fire Wolves (2009) 52 copies
The Shadow Men (2011) 45 copies
After the War (2006) 45 copies
The Folded Land (2018) 41 copies
Until She Sleeps (2002) 41 copies
White (1999) 39 copies
As the Sun Goes Down (2000) 39 copies
The Last Storm (2022) 39 copies
The Sea Wolves (2012) 33 copies
Last Exit for the Lost (2009) 31 copies
Pieces of Hate (2016) — Author — 28 copies
British Invasion (2008) — Editor — 27 copies
The Heretic Land (2012) 26 copies
The Reach of Children (2008) 24 copies
Reaper's Legacy (2013) 23 copies
Dead Man's Hand (2004) — Author — 22 copies
Hush (1768) 21 copies
Naming of Parts [novella] (2000) 21 copies
Changing of Faces (2003) 20 copies
Exorcising Angels (2003) — Author — 20 copies
The Edge (2019) 20 copies
Pieces of Hate [Novella] (2005) — Author — 19 copies
Dueling Minds (2013) — Author — 19 copies
Looking Glass (2006) — Contributor — 16 copies
Among the Living (2024) 16 copies
Mesmer (1997) 15 copies
Contagion (Toxic City) (2013) 14 copies
Pay the Ghost (2015) 13 copies
Midnight Symphony (10 Novellas of Horror & Suspense) (2013) — Contributor — 12 copies
In Perpetuity (2014) 11 copies
Absinthe (2-in-1) (2006) 10 copies
Shifting of Veils (2014) 9 copies
Faith in the Flesh (1998) 9 copies
Vale of Blood Roses (2014) 8 copies
RIME (Kindle Single) (2016) 7 copies
Nothing as it Seems (2012) 6 copies
All Nightmare Long (2022) 4 copies
Ten-Word Tragedies (2019) — Editor — 3 copies
The First Law (2000) 2 copies
Távoli csillagok (2015) 2 copies
Cemetery Dance Issue 44 (2003) 2 copies
Cemetery Dance Issue 34 (2001) 2 copies
Bleeding Thing 2 copies
Black 2 copies
Bezmolvie (2021) 1 copy
El Rostro (2010) 1 copy
Remnants 1 copy
Fodder 1 copy
More Tales of Ruin (2003) 1 copy
Without Walls (2022) 1 copy
The Beach 1 copy
Screamology 1 copy
Borrowed Time (2018) 1 copy
Resurrection (2020) 1 copy
Hell 1 copy

Associated Works

The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (2009) — Contributor — 780 copies
Shadows Over Baker Street: New Tales of Terror! (2003) — Contributor — 725 copies
The New Dead: A Zombie Anthology (2010) — Contributor — 376 copies
Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery (2010) — Contributor — 299 copies
October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween (2000) — Contributor — 263 copies
The Children of Cthulhu (2002) — Contributor — 259 copies
Cursed: An Anthology of Dark Fairy Tales (2020) — Contributor — 213 copies
Elemental (2006) — Contributor — 178 copies
Hellboy: Odder Jobs (2004) — Contributor — 177 copies
The Mammoth Book of Sorcerers' Tales (2004) — Contributor — 166 copies
Hellbound Hearts (2009) — Contributor — 161 copies
The Doll Collection (2015) — Contributor — 130 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 15 (2004) — Contributor — 129 copies
Zombies: The Recent Dead (2010) — Contributor — 123 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 20 (2009) — Contributor — 116 copies
Hark! The Herald Angels Scream (2018) — Contributor — 110 copies
Dark Duets: All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy (2014) — Contributor — 104 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16 (2005) — Contributor — 100 copies
The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures (2005) — Contributor — 99 copies
Trust No One (2015) — Contributor — 89 copies
Dark Cities (2017) — Contributor — 85 copies
The Mammoth Book of New Terror (2004) — Contributor — 85 copies
Aliens: Bug Hunt (2017) — Contributor — 81 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 11 (2000) — Contributor — 81 copies
Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror (2015) — Contributor — 77 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 23 (2012) — Contributor — 76 copies
The Darker Side: Generations of Horror (2002) — Contributor — 74 copies
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 (2001) — Contributor — 71 copies
The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror (2010) — Contributor — 71 copies
Incredible Adventures (1914) — Introduction, some editions — 69 copies
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2013 Edition (2013) — Contributor — 67 copies
House of Fear: An Anthology of Haunted House Stories (2011) — Contributor — 67 copies
100 Hilarious Little Howlers (1999) — Contributor — 54 copies
The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour (2000) — Contributor — 52 copies
A Walk on the Darkside: Visions of Horror (2004) — Contributor — 49 copies
The Century's Best Horror Fiction: Volume 2 (2011) — Contributor — 46 copies
Year's Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 3 (2016) — Contributor — 44 copies
After Sundown (Fiction Without Frontiers) (2020) — Contributor — 43 copies
Postscripts Magazine, Issue 10 (2007) — Contributor — 42 copies
Taverns of the Dead (2005) — Contributor — 41 copies
Predator: If It Bleeds (2017) — Contributor — 35 copies
The Library of the Dead (2015) — Contributor — 32 copies
Retro Pulp Tales (2006) — Contributor — 32 copies
Phantoms: Haunting Tales from Masters of the Genre (2018) — Contributor — 32 copies
Isolation: The horror anthology (2022) — Contributor — 31 copies
Letters to Lovecraft: Eighteen Whispers to the Darkness (1600) — Contributor — 29 copies
Shivers (2002) 29 copies
Poe's Lighthouse (2006) — Contributor — 28 copies
Fourbodings: A Quartet of Uneasy Tales (2005) — Contributor — 27 copies
Dark Terrors 6 (2002) — Contributor — 27 copies
Streets of Shadows (1656) — Contributor — 26 copies
Four Rode Out (2010) — Contributor — 20 copies
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2019 Edition (2019) — Contributor — 18 copies
Five Strokes to Midnight (2007) — Introduction — 18 copies
Appalachian Undead (2012) — Contributor — 17 copies
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action (2022) — Contributor — 16 copies
And Hell Followed With Them (2006) — Contributor — 16 copies
Best New Zombie Tales Trilogy (Vol. 1, 2 & 3) (2012) — Contributor — 16 copies
Night Visions 11 (Night Visions) (2004) — Contributor — 15 copies
Peel Back the Skin: Anthology of Horror Stories (2016) — Contributor — 13 copies
Poe's Progeny (2005) — Contributor — 10 copies
Brighton Shock (2010) — Contributor — 9 copies
Discoveries: Best of Horror and Dark Fantasy (2015) — Contributor — 8 copies
Best New Zombie Tales (Vol 3) (2011) — Contributor — 8 copies
Innsmouth Nightmares (2015) — Contributor — 7 copies
SNAFU: Unnatural Selection (2016) — Contributor — 6 copies
Diabolica Britannica: A Dark Isles Horror Compendium (2020) — Contributor — 6 copies
Beneath the Ground (2002) — Contributor — 6 copies
The Burning Maiden (2012) — Contributor — 5 copies
Keep Out the Night (2002) — Contributor — 4 copies
Something Remains (2016) — Contributor — 4 copies
Hideous Progeny: A Frankenstein Anthology (2000) — Contributor — 3 copies
Dark and Stormy Nights (2020) — Contributor — 3 copies
Terror Tales of Wales (2014) — Contributor — 3 copies
Phantoms of Venice (2007) — Contributor — 2 copies
SPARE PARTS (2003) — Introduction — 2 copies

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Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1969-07-28
Gender
male
Nationality
UK
Birthplace
London, England, UK
Places of residence
Monmouthshire, Wales, UK

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I have to admit I was pretty disappointed with story as I've loved several of his previous works. I'm always intrigued with pandemic/apocalyptic type tales but this just did not live up to my expectations. I thought that the characters and setting were well written and the disease origin was unique though not thoroughly explained. It was just a little to predictable for me.
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Verkruissen | 1 other review | May 28, 2024 |
Wow . . . What a letdown this novel was.

This is where the Jedi origins were supposed to begin. Boy - what a lie.

First: The writing style is atrocious. It was off-putting. So, miniscule with childish monologue.

Second: there is an order with masters of their own temples. There are no explanations of how they got there or their belief systems, nothing just there. No Jedi origins.

Three: The plot was boring to follow and skipping between the past and present without prior warning. Lanoree gets sent on a mission to find her brother, who will bring an end to their universe.

Four: Lanoree is a cookie that mastered the force and knew how to wield everything. Even with the training she received, she excelled at everything.

Five: They had no technology for Lightsabers, but they have battle droids. . . This was supposed to be a sort of primative story due to fighting with blades.

I can continue my rant, but I think I'll stop here for now. . .

I am so sad this got published. One will miss nothing if this novel is skipped. It is on my list of worst read novels in the Star Wars universe.
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Aya666 | 14 other reviews | May 16, 2024 |
The last few years, Tim has focussed very much on the eco-horror side of things and we are again back in that same territory here. This time global warming has caused a remote Arctic island to thaw and expose the mummified remains of an ancient people who are incubating a terrifying new disease which can takeover and control its host. When a prospecting team and some activists become exposed to it, it's a race against time to stop it spreading whilst questioning whether any of them have become infected.

It's a smart read and one that has throwbacks to the better of Michael Crichton's thrillers in which there's a strong foundation of a real world, real people and real relationships fighting against the fantastic and the weird. Tim puts his own mark on this though by substituting the science for folklore and using that to uncover the mystery behind everything. Which for the most part works really well, although there appears to be a narrative hole here in how the stories of such an eldritch plague could have been handed down from a necessarily isolated ancient society at all to the modern people and incorporated into their legends.

Whilst the nature of friendship is a big part of the character dynamic, the group of people we follow aren't as quite as strong as previous books as only three of them get back stories (which telegraphs obvious plot twists unfortunately) and despite the promise of a Thing style "who is infected" mystery, more could have been of that in a stronger way throughout the book, although it's interesting when things briefly flip to the pov of the one(s) who are infected. I would have liked more of that in its place and to add a touch more depth to the story.
But, it is their connections and emotions to the haunted, desolate landscape that form some of the strongest parts of the story, bringing home not only how remote their location is, but also the sadness in the changing natural world caused by wider human actions. Tim never lets his message get preachy and it hits home harder because we feel it through his characters.

It's a fast paced book and action happens suddenly and without warning - almost like a sonic boom you don’t really register it after it’s gone and you ask yourself “what just happened??”. These scenes are full of his usual over the top style as everything that could go wrong happens at once. I think he might enjoy himself a lot during these scenes!

There are minor niggles which pull it just short from his very best work such as in Last Storm (which is a fantastic and near flawless book), but for me to be gripped over a couple of nights for me still shows that Tim is one of the most natural storytellers and fluent horror-thriller writers around, with a wonderful talent for combining the weird with nature's most exotic.
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KevDS | 1 other review | Feb 12, 2024 |
This turned out way different than I assumed. This is 40 days of night and the howling, meets the walking dead. Both, the shape shifting vampire zombie creatures, and the storyline are unique. This may be a bit morbid for some.
 
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Dominick Cancilla Contributor
Bev Vincent Contributor
Joe Hill Contributor
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Al Sarrantonio Contributor
Kelli Owen Contributor
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Eva Diaz Illustrator
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Joel Lane Contributor
Gary Fry Contributor
Alan M. Clark Cover artist, Illustrator
Paul Finch Contributor
Stephen Volk Introduction, Contributor
Kim Newman Afterword
Ramsey Campbell Contributor
Paul Meloy Contributor
Paul Lewis Contributor
Peter Crowther Contributor
Adam L. G. Nevill Contributor
James Lovegrove Contributor
Sarah Pinborough Contributor
Mark Chadbourn Contributor
John Travis Contributor
Gord Rollo Contributor
Nicholas Royle Contributor
Tony Richards Contributor
Allen Ashley Contributor
Philip Nutman Contributor
Conrad Williams Contributor
Steve Lockley Contributor
Erin S. Wells Illustrator
Alex McVey Illustrator & Cover Artist
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Glenn Chadbourne Illustrator
Christophen Golden Contributor
José Nieto Cover artist
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Mike Carey Contributor
Kelly Braffet Contributor
Dan Chaon Contributor
Frank Turner Contributor
Alison Littlewood Contributor
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Keith Minnion Illustrator & Contributor
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Torstein Nordstrand Cover artist
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James Iacobelli Cover artist & designer
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Works
119
Also by
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Members
5,828
Popularity
#4,228
Rating
½ 3.6
Reviews
228
ISBNs
287
Languages
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Favorited
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