Brian Keene

Brian Keene

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July 16th, 2024: Island of the Dead

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Brian Keene Stats: The highest rated book by Brian Keene on Book Notification is The Rising, the first novel in The Rising series. The second-highest rated book is Trust No One (The X-Files #10).

The most read book by Brian Keene on Book Notification is The Rising, the first novel in The Rising series. The second most read book is Urban Gothic, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Brian Keene books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Rising Books in Publication Order

List of The Earthworm Gods Books in Publication Order

List of Clickers Books in Publication Order

List of Levi Stoltzfus Books in Publication Order

List of The Last Zombie Books in Publication Order

List of Lost Level Books in Publication Order

List of The Bastards Books in Publication Order (with Steven L. Shrewsbury)

List of LeHorn's Hollow Books in Publication Order

List of The Labyrinth Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Terminal
2004
2
The Hollow
2006
3
Ghoul
2007
4
Dead Sea
2007
5
Kill Whitey
2008
6
Castaways
2009
7
2
Urban Gothic
2009
8
Shades (With: Geoff Cooper)
Shades (With: Geoff Cooper)
2011
9
The Damned Highway (With: Nick Mamatas)
2011
10
Entombed
2011
11
An Occurrence in Crazy Bear Valley
2012
12
The Complex
2015
13
Pressure
2016
14
School's Out
2016
15
White Fire
2018
16
Suburban Gothic (With: Bryan Smith)
2021
17
Island of the Dead
2024

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Rise and Fall of Babylon
2003
2
Halves
2009
3
Darkness on the Edge of Town
2010
4
The Cage
2010
5
Scratch
2010
6
Jack's Magic Beans
2011
7
Take The Long Way Home
2011
8
Tequila's Sunrise
2011
9
Alone
2012
10
Sundancing
2012
11
The Girl on the Glider
2013
12
With Teeth
2021

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
No Rest for the Wicked
2001
2
4 X 4
2001
3
Talking Smack
2002
4
The Rise and Fall of Babylon
2003
5
No Rest At All
2003
6
Fear of Gravity
2004
7
A Little Silver Book of Streetwise Stories
2008
8
Unhappy Endings
2009
9
Intermusings (With: John Lee)
Intermusings (With: John Lee)
2012
10
Blood on the Page
2013
11
Where We Live and Die
2015
12
All Dark, All The Time
2016
13
Love Letters From A Nihilist
2019

List of Standalone Plays in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Terminal: The Play (With: Roy C. Booth)
Terminal: The Play (With: Roy C. Booth)
2020

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction in Publication Order

List of Masters of the Universe: Origins of Eternia Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Origin of Hordak (With: Keith Giffen)
Origin of Hordak (With: Keith Giffen)
2012
2
The Origin of Skeletor #1 ( By: Joshua Hale Fialkov)
The Origin of Skeletor #1 ( By: Joshua Hale Fialkov)
2012
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List of The X-Files Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6
Goblins (By: Charles L. Grant)
1994
2
Ground Zero ( By: Kevin J. Anderson)
1995
3
Whirlwind (By: Charles L. Grant)
1995
4
Ruins ( By: Kevin J. Anderson)
1995
5
Hunter ( By: Charles L. Grant)
1995
6
Antibodies (By: Kevin J. Anderson)
1997
7
Skin ( By: Ben Mezrich)
1998
8
Fight the Future (By: Elizabeth Hand)
1998
9
I Want to Believe (By: Max Allan Collins)
2008
10
82015
11
2016
12
Perihelion (By: Claudia Gray)
2024
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List of Brian Keene Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Best of Horrorfind
2001
2
Excitable Boys
2002
3
Shivers
2002
4
Shivers II
2003
5
The Mammoth Book of New Terror
2004
6
A Walk on the Darkside
2004
7
The Undead
2005
8
Best New Horror 16
2005
9
4 Fear of...
2006
10
In Laymon's Terms
2008
11
The Big Book of NECON
2009
12
Smoke and Mirrors
2009
13
New Dark Voices 2
2009
14
Infernally Yours
2009
15
Shroud 7
2009
16
Hungry for Your Love
2009
17
Shivers VI
2010
18
Dust & Divorcing the Dead
2010
19
10
The Living Dead 2
2010
20
Four Rode Out
2010
21
Grave Conditions
2010
22
Zombies: The Recent Dead
2010
23
Shroud 11
2011
24
The Crane House
2012
25
10
21st Century Dead
2012
26
Extreme Zombies
2012
27
Dueling Minds
2013
28
Mister October, Volume II
2013
29
Sixty-Five Stirrup Iron Road
2013
30
Piercing the Darkness
2014
31
In The Dark
2014
32
Operation Ice Bat
2014
33
Fossil Lake II
2015
34
Apex Magazine Issue 69
2015
35
Giallo Fantastique
2015
36
8
Trust No One
2015
37
Apex Magazine Issue 75
2015
38
Seize the Night
2015
39
The Truth Is Out There
2016
40
Unearthed
2016
41
Georgetown Haunts and Mysteries
2017
42
LampLight Volume 5
2017
43
Nights of the Living Dead Anthology
2017
44
My Favorite Story Podcast Author Anthology
2017
45
Apex Magazine February 2018
2018
46
Lost Highways
2018
47
Chiral Mad 4: An Anthology of Collaborations
2018
48
Silverwood
2019
49
The Best of Horrorfind II
2020
50
Midnight in the Pentagram
2020
51
Halldark Holidays
2020
52
Bludgeon Tools: Splatterpunk Anthology
2021
53
Dissonant Harmonies
2021
54
Halloween Nights
2021
55
Close to Midnight
2022
56
Nursery Stories for Dumb Crotch Goblins
2023
57
Dark Corners of the Old Dominion: A Virginia Horrors Anthology
2023
58
October Screams: A Halloween Anthology
2023
59
Splatterpunk's Basement of Horrors
2023
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Brian Keene: Biography

Brian Keene was born on September 22nd, 1967 and is currently 56 years old. Brian Keene was born in Pennsylvania, USA.

Brian Keene is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 17 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2004 with the novel Terminal. The most recently released novel was Suburban Gothic which was released in 2021.

Brian Keene has also written the Short Story Collections series which has 13 books including No Rest for the Wicked and 4 X 4.

Brian Keene: Awards & Accolades

Keene's books have won multiple awards, Jobs in Hell won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction, in 2001. The Rising won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a First Novel, in 2003. The Library of the Dead won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2015.

The following novels by Brian Keene were nominated for these awards:

  • The Best of Horrorfind: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2001).
  • Earthworm Gods / The Conqueror Worms: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Long Fiction (2001).
  • Jobs in Hell: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction (2002).
  • Trust No One: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2015).
  • Seize the Night: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2015).
  • Nights of the Living Dead Anthology: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2017).
  • Lost Highways: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2018).
  • End of the Road: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction (2020).

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Brian Keene are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  3. Catriona Ward, author of the novel: The Last House on Needless Street.
  4. Gabrielle Zevin, author of the novel: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry.
  5. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.

Brian Keene: F.A.Q

When was Brian Keene Born? How old is Brian Keene?

Brian Keene was born on September 22nd, 1967. Brian Keene is currently 56 years old.

Where was Brian Keene Born?

Brian Keene was born in Pennsylvania, USA and is American.

What book awards has Brian Keene won?

Jobs in Hell: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction (2001).
The Rising: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a First Novel (2003).
The Library of the Dead: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2015).

What was the first book Brian Keene wrote?

The first novel written by Brian Keene was Jobs in Hell, published in 1998.

What was the most recent book Brian Keene wrote?

His most recently released work was Submerged on October 30th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Brian Keene?

Brian Keene has a new book coming out on July 16th, 2024 called Island of the Dead.

How many books has Brian Keene written?

Brian Keene has written 79 books across 20 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 3 books in The Rising Series
  • 2 books in The Earthworm Gods Series
  • 3 books in the Clickers Series
  • 3 books in the Levi Stoltzfus Series
  • 5 books in The Last Zombie Series
  • 3 books in the Lost Level Series
  • 3 books in The Bastards Series
  • 2 books in the LeHorn's Hollow Series
  • 2 books in The Labyrinth Series
  • 17 Standalone Novels
  • 12 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 13 Short Story Collections
  • 1 Play
  • 2 Graphic Novels
  • 9 Non-Fiction
  • 1 book in the Masters of the Universe: Origins of Eternia Series

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