James Arthur Moore is an American horror novelist and short story writer.
In 2003, he was nominated for a
Bram Stoker Award for "Best Novel" for his book Serenity Falls. In 2006, the novella (co-authored by Bloodstained Oz Christopher Golden) was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for "Best Long Fiction". He wrote the novelization of Buffy the Vampire Slayer's (based on the video game written by Christopher Golden). Many of his books have been released by small press publishers like Chaos Bleeds Earthling, Cemetery Dance as signed hardcover limited editions.
He also has done a lot of
Collectible card game and Role-playing game related work for White Wolf, Inc including writing manuals, storyteller's guides, short stories, modules, and novels.
Selected bibliography [ edit ]
Novels and novellas [ edit ]
"Subject Seven" (Razorbill, 2011)
Vendetta (Morning Star Press, 2009) Deeper (Hardcover: Necessary Evil Press, 2008; Paperback: Berkley, 2009) ISBN 0-425-22821-5
"Dear Diary" - a short story available as a PDF download from Necessary Evil Press that involves a character from the novel Deeper
"Blood Tide" (Earthling Publications, 2005) - A limited edition (250 copies) short story that was given away for free at the World Horror Convention in 2005. It also serves as a prologue to Blood Red.
Bloodstained series [ edit ]
Chris Corin series [ edit ]
Possessions (Leisure Books, 2004) ISBN 0-8439-5171-0 Rabid Growth (Leisure Books, 2005) ISBN 0-8439-5172-9
Harvest series [ edit ]
"Harvest Moon/Harvest Gods" -
short story published in Slices "Bone Harvest" - Chapbook limited to 500 copies published by
Cemetery Dance Publications, 2008 "Patchwork" - 300 copy Limited edition
novelette (Bloodletting Press, 2008)
Harvest Moon ( Cemetery Dance Publications, 2006) ISBN 1-58767-163-8 "Shades of Gray" - short story published in Slices (involves a character from the novel Harvest Moon)
Serenity Falls "trilogy" [ edit ]
This series was originally released as one book published by
Meisha Merlin Publishing in 2003. Jove publishing got the rights to it and reprinted them in an expanded and extended form as three separate books in 2005. There is more story in the new Jove printings.
Writ in Blood (Jove, May 2005) ISBN 0-515-13968-8
The Pack (Jove, June 2005) ISBN 0-515-13969-6 Dark Carnival (Jove, July 2006) ISBN 0-515-13985-8
Seven Forges series [ edit ]
Seven Forges (Angry Robot, Sept 2013)
The Blasted Lands Seven Forges, Book II (Angry Robot, June 2014)
City of Wonders, Book III (Angry Robot, November 2015) The Silent Army, Seven Forges book IV (Angry Robot, May 2016)
Short stories, anthologies, and collections [ edit ]
Slices - a short story collection (Earthling Publications, 2009). Contains the following:
"Shades of Gray" (Original to this collection)
"A Place where there is Peace"
"In the Oubliette" (original to this collection)
"My Brother's Keeper" (original to this collection)
"The Dark Place"
- A Short Trips: Destination Prague Doctor Who anthology featuring the short story "Room for Improvement" ( Big Finish Productions, 2007) ISBN 1-84435-253-6
Halloween: New Poems - a poetry anthology edited by Al Sarrantonio that contains the poems "They Grow Pumpkins Down There," "Jack's Lantern," and "Autumn" (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2009) ISBN 978-1-58767-205-7
The Big Book of NECON", a collection editied by Bob Booth that features the piece "Virtually Perfect" (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2009) ISBN 978-1-58767-202-6
British Invasion - anthology co-edited by James A. Moore, Christopher Golden, and Tim Lebbon featuring Kealan Patrick Burke, Ramsey Campbell and many others (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2009) ISBN 978-1-58767-175-3 Monstrous: 20 Tales of Giant Creature Terror - an anthology edited by Ryan C. Thomas that contains the story "Whatever Became of Randy" (Permuted Press, 2009) ISBN 978-1-934861-12-7
Digital chapbooks [ edit ]
Discarded Blessings - a digital-only chapbook collection (Darkside Digital, 2009). Contains the following short stories:
"Mary's Blessing" "The Walker Place" - digital only chapbook (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2009)
"Home for the Holidays" - digital only chapbook (Cemetery Dance Publications, 2008)
Most, if not all, of these are set in White Wolf's
World of Darkness
Berlin By Night, a supplement for Vampire: The Masquerade Vampire Players Guide Second Edition, includes
"Creative Combat," (an essay)
World of Darkness 2
Demon Hunter X
Vampire Deluxe Edition "Necromancy" section of the Thaumaturgy book.
Werewolf: Hell-Storm (novel) ISBN 978-0-06-105675-8
When Will You Rage? (short story included) Book of the Wyrm, sections including:
Thunderwyrms "The First Ronin"
"Phantasmi, Bitter Rages"
Book of the Wyrm, Second Edition
The Valkenburg Foundation includes his story "Skins," (reprinted in Werewolf Chronicles Volume 1). The Werewolf Players Guide, sections including:
"Why the Garou Run in Packs" (short story)
"The Get of Fenris"
"The Nuwisha (Werecoyote)"
"Ananasi (Werespider)" (with Brett Brooks)
"Do You Need a Pack?" (essay)
The Werewolf Players Guide, Second Edition
Storyteller's Handbook "In Dreams and Nightmares," for the
Rage Across The Amazon supplement "The Black Forest Sept" for the
Caerns: Places of Power supplement (reprinted in Werewolf Chronicles Volume 2).
Three Short adventures for the Werewolf Storytellers' Screen
The Get Of Fenris Tribebook
Freak Legion:Players Guide to the Fomori
Werewolf: The Wild West
Werewolf: The Wild West Companion Werewolf: The Wild West Tales from the Trails, Mexico
"Harvest Time" (an adventure for the
Chantries supplement) The Book of Shadows: The Mage Players Hand Book, sections including:
"The Hollow Ones"
The Chaos Factor (sourcebook and adventure for Mage)
Book of Madness Book of Worlds
Haunts (about Hermitage Castle) Dark Kingdom of Jade Adventures: "Hiroshima"
"Mediums" (short story)
Wraith: The Oblivion, Second Edition
Wraith Players Guide
Shadow Players Guide
Legions The Great War
Changeling Players Guide
Dreams and Nightmares Land Of Eight Million Dreams
Issue #40 contains the short story "A Psychological Profile on Samuel Haight."
Issues #42- #44 included a three part adventure. Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Comic books [ edit ]
Clive Barker's Hellraiser issue #15 featured "Of Love, Cats and Curiosity" (James A. Moore's debut publication)
References and links [ edit ]