Books by Richard Matheson

THE BEST OF RICHARD MATHESON by Richard Matheson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"These chilling page-turners still hold up, serving as an excellent starting point for a new generation of readers."
A collection of stories from a horror legend. Read full book review >
DUEL by Richard Matheson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Pulps no longer: much more like Poe."
Matheson, now entering his later years, has been on a roll of late, especially with his last novel, Hunted Past Reason (p. 691). Read full book review >
HUNTED PAST REASON by Richard Matheson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Consistently inverts familiar situations and makes them spiritual learning moments; even the fan-satisfying shocker climax is enriched with irony. First-rate suspense."
Elder suspense master Matheson's masterpiece, far stronger than his famed chillers (Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, 2002, etc.). Read full book review >
THE BEARDLESS WARRIORS by Richard Matheson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Harshly unsentimental all the way."
The legendary Matheson (author of the seminal vampire novel I Am Legend, 1954, and 1978's now beloved astral novel What Dreams May Come) brings back his 1960s war novel about very young US soldiers fighting across Europe in the waning days of the WWII campaign. Read full book review >
NIGHTMARE AT 20,000 FEET by Richard Matheson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"In his intro, Stephen King bows to the Master for regenerating a stale genre. Indeed, The Shining bears touches of 'Slaughter House.'"
The Grand Master of Horror (the astral classic What Dreams May Come (1978), recently filmed with Robin Williams) offers 20 chillers from over the years. Read full book review >
NOW YOU SEE IT... by Richard Matheson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Unfortunately for Matheson, the reader may be laughing, too."
A bizarre misfire from horror guru Matheson (Earthbound, p. 727, etc.). Read full book review >
EARTHBOUND by Richard Matheson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"A chilling supernatural sortie marred only by a self-important epilogue about the power of the mind and the true meaning of love."
First published in 1982 in a version so heavily edited that horror writer Matheson (7 Steps to Midnight, 1993, etc.) took his name off it, this ghost story is now offered in a restored, uncut edition. Read full book review >
7 STEPS TO MIDNIGHT by Richard Matheson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

A legend of horror returns to the field after 15 years—and stumbles. Read full book review >