Similar authors to follow
Manage your follows
About Jeffrey Thomas
Jeffrey Thomas is the author of such horror and science fiction novels as THE AMERICAN, DEADSTOCK (finalist for the John W. Campbell Award), BLUE WAR, MONSTROCITY (finalist for the Bram Stoker Award), LETTERS FROM HADES, SUBJECT 11, and BONELAND. His short story collections include PUNKTOWN, GHOSTS OF PUNKTOWN, THE UNNAMED COUNTRY, HAUNTED WORLDS, UNHOLY DIMENSIONS, THIRTEEN SPECIMENS, and THE ENDLESS FALL. Stories by Thomas have been reprinted in THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR, THE YEAR'S BEST HORROR STORIES, and YEAR'S BEST WEIRD FICTION. Though he considers Vietnam his second home, he resides in Massachusetts.
Customers Also Bought Items By
Titles By Jeffrey Thomas
AROUND THE CORNER - A man whose parents raised him in a cult suspects the new tenants in his apartment complex belong to a similar cult, and are summoning up powers that will change the world...and not for the betterment of humankind.
AFTER THE FALL - Around the world, after a great storm the sky becomes filled with the fossilized remains of vast monsters locked in an ancient conflict, leaving humans to interpret this vision and to consider their own humble existence.
SCRIMSHAW - In this alternate history story set in 1851, men in seafaring ships do not harvest whale blubber, but seek strange treasures in the bodies of immense alien creatures.
From Jeffrey Thomas -- the author of Punktown.
THE VANISHING SNAKE - In this direct sequel to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," that story's Helen Stoner returns to 221B Baker Street to relate to Sherlock Holmes that not only was the adventure not yet finished...but that occult forces may have been at work all along.
DIRTY DESK - The Pearsons are a bored suburban couple who pursue ever more extreme means of satisfying their desires...but when they turn to murder, the act might just open the door to a darkness they never even dreamed of.
THE MAYOR OF EPHEMERA - In a strange world not our own, the inhabitants of a strange little town have decided that they have reached the ultimate state of satisfaction: permanent sleep. But one person rebels against their philosophy. One person who refuses to stay asleep.
From Jeffrey Thomas, the author of Punktown.
DRAPED IN FLESH - An alienated young woman develops a strange bond with the wreckage of an organic space vessel that has come to rest on the roof of her apartment building.
OUT OF NOTHING - Ex nihilo is the latest must-have toy, so sought after that the citizens of Punktown even resort to deadly extremes to acquire it.
LITTLE WING - A black market dealer supplies a client with a most unusual item: a mummy from an extinct, winged race...in which weird properties still live on.
UNCANNY VALLEY - A salesman is given a tour of a sex doll factory, where the products may be more than simply life-like.
STRANGER IN THE HOUSE - A factory worker whose mother is dying begins to truly understand the impermanence of all human flesh, and identity -- his own included.
SLICED BREAD - The Caudata Effect is a recent mutation that allows human beings to regenerate damaged cells quickly...a development taken advantage of by a near future totalitarian society.
From Jeffrey Thomas, the author of Punktown.
OPEN MINDED - H. P. Lovecraft's "Mi-Go" feature in this story about a secretive alien race and the conscience-stricken human technician who's working for them.
TRANSFORMATION - A young woman working in a brothel that caters to jaded rich people with extreme tastes asks a flesh artist to turn her into...a werewolf.
SACRED MEAT - A man obsessed with an alien actress in adult movies tracks her down to an exclusive club where the darkest of fantasies are fulfilled.
DRAWING NO. 8
In the far-future colony of Punktown, inhabited by countless sentient races, an artist desperate for recognition is hired by worshipers of a god they call Ugghiutu to recreate a sacred drawing that was purposely destroyed...a commission he soon regrets.
As Ugghiutu begins to manifest in the colony-city of Punktown, wreaking devastation, a battle-scarred band of former gang members assembles to fight back in any way possible.
Colonial soldiers protect a group of aliens who hope to reverse the incursion of Ugghiutu by performing a strange ritual, their only chance to save the city called Punktown.
A finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, Monstrocity combines elements of science fiction with horror in the vein of H. P. Lovecraft, taking place in the milieu of Jeffrey Thomas’s acclaimed collection, Punktown – which China Mieville described as “searing and alien and anxious and rich.”
But for health agent Montgomery Black work is about to consume his life. The problem is a highly contagious and extremely deadly STD, mutstav six-seventy and cases are showing up everywhere. While trying to prevent the spread of the disease Black could lose everything that's important to him but there's no ignoring the suspicion that something far more sinister than the impartial hand of nature is behind the spread of this epidemic.
In this isolated prison, a series of gruesome murders has occurred, and the inmates soon force Stake to investigate. Can Stake catch a killer that might not even be human, without becoming just another victim?
In the nightmarish city they call Punktown, on a planet where countless sentient species collide, you can become a creator of clones. You can become a piece of performance art. You might even become a library of sorrows...
Locus magazine says, “All the gritty immediacy and romantic cynicism of classic cyberpunk, along with morally complex, vividly disturbing evocations of supernatural eruptions and corruptions.”
A finalist for the John W. Campbell Award, Deadstock received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, who said, “For a wild ride...readers will be hard-pressed to find a better vehicle than Thomas's bizarre multiverse.”