Chet Williamson
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Chet Williamson

Chet Williamson is the author of over twenty books, the latest of which is PSYCHO: SANITARIUM (due April 12th from Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press). Among his other published books are The Night Listener & Others, A Little Blue Book of Bibliomancy, Defenders of the Faith, Hunters, Second Chance, Ash Wednesday, Soulstorm, Lowland Rider, McKain's Dilemma, Murder in Cormyr, Mordenheim, Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller, Reign, The Crow: Clash By Night, and the paranormal suspense series, The Searchers, which includes City of Iron, Empire of Dust and Siege of Stone. He has also written two children's books, Pennsylvania Dutch Night before Christmas and Pennsylvania Dutch Alphabet.

His books have been translated and published in many languages and countries, including France, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Japan, as well as British editions of several of his novels.

Over a hundred of his short stories have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, Playboy, Esquire, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and many other magazines and anthologies. Figures in Rain, a collection of his short stories, received the International Horror Guild Award for Outstanding Collection. He has twice been a final nominee for the World Fantasy Award, the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award, and a six-time nominee for the Horror Writers Association's Stoker Award. His work has also been adapted for television, radio, and recorded books. His New Yorker short story, "Gandhi at the Bat," was recently made into a short film and has been shown in festivals worldwide.

Chet is also a stage and film actor, and a member of Actors Equity. He has narrated over 40 audiobooks, including the forthcoming PSYCHO: SANITARIUM.

His website is http://www.chetwilliamson.com

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    • Robert Bloch's Psycho: Sanitarium

    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    It's 1960. Norman Bates is in the State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, and it's up to Dr. Felix Reed to bring him out of his catatonic state. But Norman and Dr. Reed have obstacles....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In my mind I saw this ad part of the Bates Motel TV series

    • By Robert on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Murder in Cormyr

    • A Forgotten Realms Mystery
    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Tired of the political machinations of his egotistical fellow wizards, Benelaius retires from the College of War Wizards to take up residency in Cormyr....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good mystery

    • By Jake on 01-24-13

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Soulstorm

    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Three men are offered a million dollars each if they will spend a month in an isolated Pennsylvania mansion, The Pines...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a 'Must read'

    • By Leah on 12-15-10

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Lowland Rider

    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jesse Gordon, driven to a shocking murder by the killing of his wife and infant daughter, condemns himself to life underground in the New York City subway system....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ash Wednesday

    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In Merridale, semi-transparent blue apparitions have appeared. These aren't ghosts, exactly. They are visions of the dead in their final moments....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Second Chance

    • By: Chet Williamson
    • Narrated by: Chet Williamson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    It all begins innocently enough. Woody Robinson, a successful musician, gathers his baby-boomer friends and recreates an evening in 1969 out of nostalgia....

    Regular price: $24.95

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