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Laurence James Bibliography

I've compiled this list, which is close to being complete, from various sources, most notably that sent to Paperback Parade magazine by Laurence James himself. There seems to be plenty of information on the Deathlands books online, not least at JamesAxler.com, but little on anything else Laurence James wrote.

Laurence James

This is the Simon Rack science fiction series.

  1. Earth Lies Sleeping (1974)
  2. Starcross (1974)
  3. Backflash (1975)
  4. Planet of the Blind (1975)
  5. New Life for Old (1975)

The following two are stand alone horror novels.

  1. The Road (1983)
  2. Paradise Lost (1984)

Laurence & Matthew James

These are mostly American sports novels, written with his son Matthew.

  1. First and Ten (1987)
  2. Second and Five (1987)
  3. Touchdown! (1987)
  4. Third and Goal (1988)
  5. Home Run (1988)
  6. Grand Slam (1988)
  7. Running Back (1988)
  8. End Zone (1989)
  9. Outside Shot (1989)
  10. Tunnel Vision (1989)
  11. The Past's Present (1989)

Also written with his son, these horror novels for young adults belong to the Dark Future series.

  1. The Revengers (1992)
  2. Beyond the Grave (1992)
  3. Horned God (1992)
  4. The Plague (1993)

James Axler

These are the wildly popular Deathlands series of post apocalyptic novels. The first was mostly written by Jack Adrian (a pseudonym of Christopher Lowder), but finished by Laurence James. Crucible of Time is actually #44 in the series, but other authors wrote the intervening and succeeding books. The series now numbers over seventy novels.

  1. Pilgrimage to Hell (1986)
  2. Red Holocaust (1987)
  3. Neutron Solstice (1987)
  4. Crater Lake (1987)
  5. Homeward Bound (1988)
  6. Pony Soldiers (1988)
  7. Dectra Chain (1988)
  8. Ice and Fire (1988)
  9. Red Equinox (1989)
  10. Northstar Rising (1989)
  11. Time Nomads (1990)
  12. Latitude Zero (1990)
  13. Seedling (1991)
  14. Dark Carnival (1991)
  15. Chill Factor (1992)
  16. Moon Fate (1992)
  17. Fury's Pilgrims (1993)
  18. Shockscape (1993)
  19. Deep Empire (1993)
  20. Cold Asylum (1994)
  21. Twilight Children (1994)
  22. Rider, Reaper (1994)
  23. Road Wars (1994)
  24. Trader Redux (1994)
  25. Genesis Echo (1995)
  26. Shadow Fall (1995)
  27. Ground Zero (1995)
  28. Emerald Fire (1995)
  29. Bloodlines (1995)
  30. Crossways (1996)
  31. Keepers of the Sun (1996)
  32. Circle Thrice (1996)
  33. Eclipse at Noon (1996)
  34. Crucible of Time (1998)

These three Deathlands books constitute the Earthblood trilogy.

  1. Earthblood (1995)
  2. Deep Trek (1995)
  3. Aurora Quest (1995)

A final book as James Axler belongs to the Outlanders series.

  1. Wreath of Fire (2000)

L J Coburn

These are Caleb Thorn westerns, written with John Harvey. Missing titles were written by other authors.

  1. The First Shot (1977)
  2. Brotherly Death (1978)
  3. Death River (1978)

James Darke

These are historical horror novels, based around witchfinders.

  1. The Prisoner (1983)
  2. The Trial (1983)
  3. The Torture (1983)
  4. The Escape (1984)
  5. The Meeting (1985)
  6. The Killing (1985)
  7. The Feud (1986)
  8. The Plague (1986)

Mary Fraser

  1. The First Summer (1979)
  2. The Long Winter (1979)
  3. Time of Change (1980)

Arthur Frazier

These were written in collaboration with Kenneth Bulmer.

  1. A Light in the West (1974)
  2. Viking Slaughter (1974)

Charles C Garrett

These are westerns in the Gunslinger series, written in collaboration with Angus Wells. Missing titles were written by other authors.

  1. The Massacre Trail (1977)
  2. White Apache (1978)
  3. Arizona Bloodline (1979)
  4. Death Canyon (1979)
  5. Blood Target (1981)

Thomas Goane

  1. Journal of a Young Rake (1977)
  2. Journal of a Navvy (1977)
  3. Journal of a Prize-Fighter (1977)
  4. Journal of a Jailbird (1978)
  5. Journal of a Cavalry Officer (1978)
  6. Journal of a Slaver (1978)

Richard Haigh

These are connected horror novels in the Guy N Smith tradition, based around pigs.

  1. The Farm (1984)
  2. The City (1986)

William M James

These are westerns in the Apache series, written with either Terry Harknett or John Harvey, depending on the titles. Missing titles were written by other authors.

  1. Knife in the Night (1974)
  2. Death Train (1975)
  3. Blood Line (1975)
  4. The Naked and the Savage (1977)
  5. The Cruel Trail (1978)
  6. Fool's Gold (1978)
  7. Born to Die (1979)
  8. Texas Killing (1980)
  9. Slow Dying (1980)
  10. Fast Living (1981)
  11. Blood Wedding (1981)
  12. Border Killing (1982)
  13. Death Valley (1983)
  14. Times Past (1983)

Neil Langholm

Written in collaboration with Kenneth Bulmer.

  1. Blood Sacrifices (1975)
  2. The Sun in the Night (1976)

John J MacLaglan

These are westerns in the Herne the Hunter series, written in collaboration with John Harvey. Missing titles were written by other authors.

  1. White Death (1976)
  2. The Black Widow (1977)
  3. Apache Squaw (1977)
  4. Death Rites (1978)
  5. Massacre! (1978)
  6. Silver Threads (1979)
  7. Death School (1980)
  8. Geronimo (1981)
  9. The Hanging (1981)
  10. Bloodline (1982)
  11. Pony Express (1983)
  12. Texas Massacre (1984)
  13. The Last Hurrah (1984)

James Mann

This was written in collaboration with John Harvey, who in this instance wrote almost the entire book.

  1. Endgame (1982)

James W Marvin

This is the Crow series of westerns.

  1. The Red Hills (1979)
  2. Worse Than Death (1979)
  3. Tears of Blood (1980)
  4. The Black Trail (1980)
  5. Body Guard (1981)
  6. The Sisters (1981)
  7. One-Eyed Death (1982)
  8. A Good Day (1982)

Jonathan May

These are confessions novels, of English risque humour.

  1. Confessions of a Shop Assistant (1974)
  2. Confessions of a Travel Courier (1975)
  3. Confessions from the Beat (1975)
  4. Confessions of a Games Master (1975)
  5. Confessions from a Strip Club (1976)
  6. Confessions of a Housewife (1976)
  7. Confessions from a Sex Clinic (1977)
  8. Confessions of a Stuntman (1977)
  9. Confessions of a Gasman (1977)
  10. Confessions of an Astronaut (1978)
  11. Confessions from a Stud Farm (1978)
  12. Confessions from the Olympics (1980)

James McPhee

This is the Survival 2000 trilogy.

  1. Blood Quest (1991)
  2. Renegade War (1991)
  3. Frozen Fire (1991)

Klaus Netzen

These are war novels.

  1. To Win and to Lose (1974)
  2. The Winston Churchill Murder (1974)
  3. Night and Fog (1974)
  4. The Fatal Friends (1975)
  5. Pearl of Blood (1975)
  6. Death Village (1976)
  7. The Silent Enemy (1976)

Mick Norman

There are Hell's Angels books.

  1. Angels from Hell
  2. Angel Challenge
  3. Guardian Angels
  4. Angels on My Mind

Andrew Quiller

  1. The Hill of the Dead (1976)
  2. Blood on the Sand (1977)


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