Ray Garton is the author of 60 books, including horror novels such as the Bram Stoker Award-nominated LIVE GIRLS, CRUCIFAX, LOT LIZARDS and THE LOVELIEST DEAD; thrillers like SEX AND VIOLENCE IN HOLLYWOOD, MURDER WAS MY ALIBI, LOVELESS and TRADE SECRETS; and seven short story collections. He has also written several movie and TV tie-ins and a number of young adult novels under the name Joseph Locke. In 2006, he received the Grand Master of Horror Award. He lives in northern California with his wife.
"Ray Garton is, and always has been, one of horror fiction's great innovators." -- F. Paul Wilson
"Garton never fails to go for the throat!" -- Richard Laymon
"Garton has a flair for taking veteran horror themes and twisting them to evocative or entertaining effect." -- Publishers Weekly
"Razor-sharp and gut-punch brutal, Garton will scare you." -- Mark Kidwell, Fangoria magazine
"Garton does not even know that there is top to go over." -- Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
"Ray Garton has consistently created some of the best horror ever set to print." -- Cemetery Dance magazine