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Christopher Golden

Christopher Golden
Christopher Golden at a Ghosts of Albion promotion
Born (1967-07-15) July 15, 1967
Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Novelist, comic book writer
Genre Horror fiction, Fantasy, Suspense

Christopher Golden (born July 15, 1967) is an American author of horror, fantasy, and suspense novels for adults and teens. He is also writing a series of Sons of Anarchy novels.


  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Bibliography 3
    • Novels 3.1
      • The Hidden Cities 3.1.1
      • The Veil 3.1.2
      • The Shadow Saga 3.1.3
      • The Menagerie 3.1.4
      • Ghosts of Albion 3.1.5
      • Hellboy 3.1.6
      • Body of Evidence 3.1.7
      • OutCast 3.1.8
      • Prowlers 3.1.9
      • Buffy the Vampire Slayer 3.1.10
      • Young Adult Novels 3.1.11
        • The Hollow series
      • The Waking 3.1.12
      • The Secret Journeys of Jack London 3.1.13
      • Other Media Tie-ins 3.1.14
    • Comics 3.2
    • Anthologies Edited 3.3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his family. He graduated from Tufts University.


As well as novels, Golden has written comic books and video games, and co-written the online animated series Ghosts of Albion with actress/writer/director Amber Benson. He co-created and co-writes the Dark Horse Comics series Baltimore with Mike Mignola and wrote the introduction to the now collectible, 200-only copies, slipcased edition of Joe Hill's book of short stories titled 20th Century Ghosts. He has also edited numerous horror and dark fantasy fiction anthologies and is writing a series of Sons of Anarchy novels, based on the cable television show created by Kurt Sutter.



The Hidden Cities

The Hidden Cities series all co-authored with Tim Lebbon

  • Mind the Gap (Spectra, 2008)
  • Map of Moments (Spectra, 2009)
  • The Chamber of Ten (Spectra, 2010)
  • The Shadow Men (Spectra, 2011)

The Veil

  • The Myth Hunters (Bantam, 2006)
  • The Borderkind (Bantam, 2007)
  • The Lost Ones (Bantam, 2008)

The Shadow Saga

  • Of Saints and Shadows (Berkley, 1994)
  • Angel Souls and Devil Hearts (Berkley, 1995)
  • Of Masques and Martyrs (Ace, 1998)
  • The Gathering Dark (Berkley, 2003)
  • Waking Nightmares (Berkley, 2011)
  • The Graves Of Saints (Simon & Schuster UK, 2013)
  • King of Hell (Simon & Schuster UK, 2014)

The Menagerie

The Menagerie series all co-authored with Tom Sniegoski

  • The Nimble Man (Ace, 2004)
  • Tears of the Furies (Ace, 2005)
  • Stones Unturned (Ace, 2006)
  • Crashing Paradise (Ace, 2007)

Ghosts of Albion

Ghosts of Albion related books are co-authored with Amber Benson.

  • Accursed (Del Rey, 2005)
  • Astray (Subterranean, 2005)
  • Initiation (Subterranean, 2006)
  • Witchery (Del Rey, 2006)


Hellboy related books with cover and other illustrations by Mike Mignola

  • Hellboy: The Lost Army (Dark Horse, 1997)
  • Hellboy: The Bones of Giants (Dark Horse, 2001)
  • Hellboy: The Dragon Pool (Pocket Books, 2007)

Body of Evidence

  • Body Bags (Pocket, 1999)
  • Thief of Hearts (Pocket, 1999)
  • Soul Survivor (Pocket, 1999)
  • Meets the Eye (Pocket, 2000)
  • Head Games (Pocket, 2000)
  • Skin Deep - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2000)
  • Burning Bones - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2001)
  • Brain Trust - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2001)
  • Last Breath - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2004)
  • Throat Culture - co-authoered with Rick Hautala (Pocket, 2005)


All co-authored with Tom Sniegoski

  • OutCast: The Un-Magician (Pocket, 2004)
  • OutCast: Dragon Secrets (Pocket, 2004)
  • OutCast: Ghostfire (Pocket, 2005)
  • OutCast: Wurm War (Pocket, 2005)


  • Prowlers (Pocket, 2001)
  • Laws of Nature (Pocket, 2001)
  • Predator and Prey (Pocket, 2001)
  • Wild Things (Pocket, 2002)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer related books.

The Gatekeeper, Book One: Out of the Madhouse (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Two: Ghost Roads (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Three: Sons of Entropy (Pocket 1999)
The Lost Slayer I: Prophecies
The Lost Slayer II: Dark Times
The Lost Slayer III: King of the Dead
The Lost Slayer IV: Original Sins

Young Adult Novels

  • Beach Blanket Psycho (Bantam YA, 1995)
  • Bikini (Bantam YA, 1995)
  • Force Majeure co-authored with Tom Sniegoski (Pocket, 2002)
  • Poison Ink (Delacrote YA, 2008)
The Hollow series

Young Adult series co-authored with Ford Lytle Gilmore. The series is based on Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

  1. Horseman (Pocket, 2005)
  2. Drowned (Pocket, 2005)
  3. Mischief (Pocket, 2006)
  4. Enemies (Pocket, 2006)

The Waking

Young Adult series written under the pseudonym "Thomas Randall"

  1. Dreams of the Dead (Bloomsbury, 2009)
  2. Spirits of the Noh (Bloomsbury, 2011)
  3. A Winter of Ghosts (Daring Greatly Corporation, 2013)

The Secret Journeys of Jack London

Young Adult series co-authored with "Tim Lebbon" and Illustrations by "Greg Ruth"

  1. The Wild (HarperCollins, 2011)
  2. The Sea Wolves (HarperCollins, 2012)
  3. White Fangs (Daring Greatly Corporation, 2013)

Other Media Tie-ins

Battlestar Galactica

  • Battlestar Galactica: Armageddon
  • Battlestar Galactica: Warhawk


  • Daredevil: Predator's Smile


Justice League

  • Justice League: Exterminators

King Kong


  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Siege
  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Sanctuary
  • X-Men: Mutant Empire-Salvation
  • X-Men: Codename Wolverine


  • Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth

Sons of Anarchy

  • Sons of Anarchy: Bratva (2014), the first in a planned series of SOA novels[1]
  • Alien: River of Pain


Anthologies Edited

  • The New Dead: A Zombie Anthology, 2010
  • The Monster's Corner: Stories Through Inhuman Eyes, 2011
  • 21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology, 2012
  • Dark Duets, 2014
  • Seize the Night, 2015

See also


  1. ^ Golden, Christopher (2014). Sons of Anarchy: Bratva. St. Martin's Press.  

External links

  • Official Web Site
  • Official Blog
  • Interview with (2015)Christopher Golden on MastersOfHorror
  • Interview with Christopher Golden on BookBanter
  • Interview with Christopher Golden at SFFWorld
  • Interview with Christopher Golden at The Horror Channel
  • Interview with Watcher's Web at Christopher Golden
  • Three interviews with at SlayerLitChristopher Golden
  • Two interviews with at Buffy and Angel: The AuthorsChristopher Golden
  • Christopher Golden at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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