Peter Straub
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Peter Straub

Peter Straub is the author of seventeen novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. They include Ghost Story, Koko, Mr. X, In the Night Room, and two collaborations with Stephen King, The Talisman and Black House. He has written two volumes of poetry and two collections of short fiction, and he edited the Library of America's edition of H. P. Lovecraft's Tales and the forthcoming Library of America's 2-volume anthology, American Fantastic Tales. He has won the British Fantasy Award, eight Bram Stoker Awards, two International Horror Guild Awards, and three World Fantasy Awards. In 1998, he was named Grand Master at the World Horror Convention. In 2006, he was given the HWA's Life Achievement Award. In 2008, he was given the Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award by Poets & Writers. At the World Fantasy Convention in 2010, he was given the WFC's Life Achievement Award.

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    • The Talisman

    • By: Stephen King, Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 28 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,500
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,488

    On a brisk autumn day, a 13-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Had no idea.....

    • By Nate_D on 03-26-14

    Regular price: $18.85

    • Ghost Story

    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,327
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,212

    For four aging men in the terror-stricken town of Milburn, New York, an act inadvertently carried out in their youth has come back to haunt them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story! The Best of Peter Straub

    • By Jaimie on 07-17-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
    • By: Neil Gaiman (author and editor), Al Sarrantonio (editor), Joe Hill, and others
    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 662
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 501

    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Shadowland

    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    First setting: an all-male prep school in Arizona, where two sensitive freshmen form a bond based on their interest in magic tricks....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still one of my favorite books!

    • By James P. on 06-28-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Last Days

    • By: Brian Evenson
    • Narrated by: Chris Patton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    Still reeling from a brutal dismemberment, detective Kline is forcibly recruited to solve a murder inside a religious cult....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Red Harvest for the 21st Century

    • By Joe Kraus on 10-04-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Lost Boy, Lost Girl

    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son- fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill - vanishes. His uncle, novelist Timothy Underhill, searches his hometown of Millhaven for clues....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ALAN ALDA WITHOUT THE SMIRK

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-11-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mystery

    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 150

    Tom Pasmore, ten years old, survives a near-fatal accident. During his long recovery, he becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder and finds he has clues to solving it that he shouldn’t....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very confusing and slow; hated the reader.

    • By epeep on 09-15-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Koko

    • Blue Rose Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 22 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 215

    KOKO. Only four men knew what it meant. Now they must stop it. They are Vietnam vets — a doctor, a lawyer, a working stiff, and a writer....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very Un-Straub like!

    • By MW on 06-28-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • A Dark Matter

    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • drugged

    • By Bobbie on 04-26-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • In the Night Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Peter Straub
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In his latest soul-chilling novel, best-selling author Peter Straub tells of a famous children's book author who, in the wake of a grotesque accident, realizes that....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Full of Surprises

    • By Kent Valandra on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $21.27

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