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Christopher Golden (born July 15, 1967[citation needed]) is an American author of horror, fantasy, and suspense novels for adults and teens.

Christopher Golden
Christopher Golden at a Ghosts of Albion promotion
Christopher Golden at a Ghosts of Albion promotion
Born (1967-07-15) July 15, 1967 (age 52)[citation needed]
Massachusetts, U.S.[citation needed]
OccupationNovelist, comic book writer
GenreHorror fiction, Fantasy, Suspense
Website
www.christophergolden.com

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Early lifeEdit

Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his family. He graduated from Tufts University.[1]

CareerEdit

As well as novels, Golden has written comic books and video games, and co-written the online animated series Ghosts of Albion with actress/writer/director Amber Benson. He co-created and co-writes the Dark Horse Comics series Baltimore with Mike Mignola and wrote the introduction to the now collectible, 200-only copies, slipcased edition of Joe Hill's book of short stories titled 20th Century Ghosts. He has also edited numerous horror and dark fantasy fiction anthologies.

In May 2017 it was announced that Golden along Andrew Cosby and Mike Mignola will write the script for Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen, a reboot film based on Mignola's comic series Hellboy.[2]

BibliographyEdit

NovelsEdit

The Hidden CitiesEdit

The Hidden Cities series, all co-authored with Tim Lebbon

  • Mind the Gap (Spectra, 2008)
  • Map of Moments (Spectra, 2009)
  • The Chamber of Ten (Spectra, 2010)
  • The Shadow Men (Spectra, 2011)

The VeilEdit

  • The Myth Hunters (Bantam, 2006)
  • The Borderkind (Bantam, 2007)
  • The Lost Ones (Bantam, 2008)

The Shadow SagaEdit

  • Of Saints and Shadows (Berkley, 1994)
  • Angel Souls and Devil Hearts (Berkley, 1995)
  • Of Masques and Martyrs (Ace, 1998)
  • The Gathering Dark (Berkley, 2003)
  • Waking Nightmares (Berkley, 2011)
  • The Graves Of Saints (Simon & Schuster UK, 2013)
  • King of Hell (Simon & Schuster UK, 2014)

The MenagerieEdit

The Menagerie series all co-authored with Tom Sniegoski

  • The Nimble Man (Ace, 2004)
  • Tears of the Furies (Ace, 2005)
  • Stones Unturned (Ace, 2006)
  • Crashing Paradise (Ace, 2007)

Ghosts of AlbionEdit

Ghosts of Albion related books are co-authored with Amber Benson.

  • Accursed (Del Rey, 2005)
  • Astray (Subterranean, 2005)
  • Initiation (Subterranean, 2006)
  • Witchery (Del Rey, 2006)

HellboyEdit

Hellboy related books with cover and other illustrations by Mike Mignola

  • Hellboy: The Lost Army (Dark Horse, 1997)
  • Hellboy: The Bones of Giants (Dark Horse, 2001)
  • Hellboy: The Dragon Pool (Pocket Books, 2007)

Body of EvidenceEdit

  • Body Bags (Pocket, 1999)
  • Thief of Hearts (Pocket, 1999)
  • Soul Survivor (Pocket, 1999)
  • Meets the Eye (Pocket, 2000)
  • Head Games (Pocket, 2000)
  • Skin Deep - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2000)
  • Burning Bones - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2001)
  • Brain Trust - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2001)
  • Last Breath - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2004)
  • Throat Culture - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2005)

OutCastEdit

All co-authored with Tom Sniegoski

  • OutCast: The Un-Magician (Pocket, 2004)
  • OutCast: Dragon Secrets (Pocket, 2004)
  • OutCast: Ghostfire (Pocket, 2005)
  • OutCast: Wurm War (Pocket, 2005)

ProwlersEdit

  • Prowlers (Pocket, 2001)
  • Laws of Nature (Pocket, 2001)
  • Predator and Prey (Pocket, 2001)
  • Wild Things (Pocket, 2002)

Buffy the Vampire SlayerEdit

Buffy the Vampire Slayer related books.

The Gatekeeper, Book One: Out of the Madhouse (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Two: Ghost Roads (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Three: Sons of Entropy (Pocket 1999)
The Lost Slayer I: Prophecies
The Lost Slayer II: Dark Times
The Lost Slayer III: King of the Dead
The Lost Slayer IV: Original Sins

Ben WalkerEdit

  • Ararat (2017)
  • The Pandora Room (2019)
  • Red Hands (2020)

Young adult novelsEdit

  • Beach Blanket Psycho (Bantam YA, 1995)
  • Bikini (Bantam YA, 1995)
  • Force Majeure co-authored with Tom Sniegoski (Pocket, 2002)
  • Poison Ink (Delacrote YA, 2008)

The Hollow seriesEdit

Young adult series co-authored with Ford Lytle Gilmore. The series is based on Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

  1. Horseman (Pocket, 2005)
  2. Drowned (Pocket, 2005)
  3. Mischief (Pocket, 2006)
  4. Enemies (Pocket, 2006)

The WakingEdit

Young adult series written under the pseudonym Thomas Randall

  1. Dreams of the Dead (Bloomsbury, 2009)
  2. Spirits of the Noh (Bloomsbury, 2011)
  3. A Winter of Ghosts (Daring Greatly Corporation, 2013)

The Secret Journeys of Jack LondonEdit

Young adult series co-authored with Tim Lebbon and with illustrations by Greg Ruth

  1. The Wild (HarperCollins, 2011)
  2. The Sea Wolves (HarperCollins, 2012)
  3. White Fangs (Daring Greatly Corporation, 2013)

Other media tie-insEdit

Battlestar Galactica

  • Battlestar Galactica: Armageddon
  • Battlestar Galactica: Warhawk

Daredevil

  • Daredevil: Predator's Smile

Gen¹³

Justice League

  • Justice League: Exterminators

King Kong

X-Men

  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Siege
  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Sanctuary
  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Salvation
  • X-Men: Codename Wolverine

Uncharted

Sons of Anarchy

  • Sons of Anarchy: Bratva (2014), the first in a planned series of SOA novels[3]

Alien

The Predator

ComicsEdit

Anthologies ContributedEdit

  • Thin Walls (Aug 2010) in Death's Excellent Vacation[4]

Anthologies EditedEdit

  • The New Dead: A Zombie Anthology, 2010
  • The Monster's Corner: Stories Through Inhuman Eyes, 2011
  • 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology, 2012
  • Dark Duets, 2014
  • Seize the Night, 2015

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ″Fireworks, freshmen, and friendship: after the small talk″, The Tufts Daily, 21 October 2002, retrieved 16 October 2016
  2. ^ Perry, Spencer (8 May 2017). "Neil Marshall to Direct Hellboy Reboot Starring David Harbour!". TComingsoon.net. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  3. ^ Golden, Christopher (2014). Sons of Anarchy: Bratva. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 9781250060839.
  4. ^ Harris, Charlaine; Kelner, Toni L. P., eds. (Aug 2010). Death's Excellent Adventure.

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Preceded by
John Ostrander
The Punisher writer
1998-1999
(with Thomas E. Sniegoski)
Succeeded by
Garth Ennis