Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley was born in County Durham, England on December 2nd, 1937 and passed away at the age of 86 on January 2nd, 2024.

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Brian Lumley Stats: The highest rated book by Brian Lumley on Book Notification is Necroscope, the first novel in the Necroscope series. The second-highest rated book is Necroscope: Resurgence: The Lost Years, Volume 2 (Necroscope #7).

The most read book by Brian Lumley on Book Notification is Necroscope, the first novel in the Necroscope series. The second most read book is The Burrowers Beneath (Titus Crow #1).

Below is a complete list of Brian Lumley books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Brian Lumley is the Necroscope Series.

List of Titus Crow Books in Publication Order

List of Titus Crow Collections in Publication Order

List of Psychomech Books in Publication Order

List of Dreamlands Books in Publication Order

List of Dreamlands Collections in Publication Order

List of Necroscope Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Necroscope
1986
2
Necroscope II: Wamphyri! / Vamphyri!
1989
3
Necroscope III: The Source
1989
4
Necroscope IV: Deadspeak
1990
5
Necroscope V: Deadspawn
1991
6
Blood Brothers
1992
7
The Last Aerie
1993
8
Bloodwars
1994
9
Necroscope: The Lost Years
1995
10
10
Necroscope: Resurgence: The Lost Years, Volume 2
1996
11
Necroscope: Invaders
1999
12
Necroscope: Defilers
2000
13
Necroscope: Avengers
2001
14
Necroscope: The Touch
2006
15
Necroscope: The Plague-Bearer
2010
16
Necroscope: The Mobius Murders
2013
17
Necroscope: The Last of the Lost Years, Vol. II
2020

List of Necroscope Collections in Publication Order

List of House Of Doors Books in Publication Order

List of Tales of the Primal Land Books in Publication Order

List of Primal Land Collections in Publication Order

List of Necroscope: Vampire World Books in Publication Order

List of Necroscope: The Lost Years Books in Publication Order

List of Necroscope: E-Branch Books in Publication Order

List of New Adventures Of The Necroscope Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Caller of the Black
1971
2
The Horror at Oakdeene and Others
1977
3
Ghoul Warning And Other Omens
1982
4
Synchronicity, Or Something
1988
5
Dagon's Bell and Other Discords
1988
6
Return of the Deep Ones
1991
7
The Compleat Khash
1991
8
Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi
1993
9
The Second Wish And Other Exhalations
1995
10
A Coven of Vampires
1998
11
The Whisperer and Other Voices
2001
12
Beneath the Moors and Darker Places
2002
13
The Brian Lumley Companion (With: Stanley Wiater)
2002
14
Brian Lumley's Freaks
2004
15
Screaming Science Fiction
2006
16
Necroscope and Other Weird Heroes!
2007
17
Haggopian and Other Stories
2009
18
The Nonesuch and Others
2009
19
No Sharks in the Med and Other Stories
2012
20
Earth, Air, Fire & Water
2017
21
Brian Lumley's The Best of the Rest
2023

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Shadows Over Innsmouth Books in Publication Order

List of Brian Lumley Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, Vol. 1
1969
2
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series II
1972
3
The Year's Best Horror Stories No. 3
1973
4
The Satyr's Head: Tales of Terror
1975
5
Nameless Places
1975
6
Disciples of Cthulhu
1976
7
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series IV
1976
8
Cold Fear
1977
9
Weirdbook 12
1977
10
Spine-Chillers
1978
11
Gaslight & Ghosts
1988
12
Weird Tales 295
1989
13
Dark Voices 2
1990
14
Best New Horror
1990
15
Dark Voices 3
1991
16
Dante's Disciples
1991
17
The Mammoth Book of Vampires
1992
18
The Giant Book of Zombies
1993
19
The Giant Book of Best New Horror
1993
20
The Mammoth Book of Zombies
1993
21
The Starry Wisdom: A Tribute to H.P. Lovecraft
1994
22
Sea-Cursed
1994
23
Shadows Over Innsmouth
1994
24
Dark Terrors
1995
25
Dark Terrors 2
1996
26
Giant Book of Fantasy Tales
1996
27
Seductive Spectres
1996
28
The Mammoth Book of Dracula
1997
29
Crimes of Passion
1997
30
In the Shadow of the Gargoyle
1998
31
Dark Detectives
1999
32
Unnatural Selection of Darwinian Nightmares
2000
33
Keep Out The Night
2002
34
The Mammoth Book of New Terror
2004
35
Great Ghost Stories
2004
36
Weird Shadows Over Innsmouth
2005
37
Dark Delicacies
2005
38
Best New Horror 17
2006
39
Summer Chills
2007
40
The Mammoth Book of Monsters
2007
41
The Ghost Quartet
2008
42
Best New Horror 20
2009
43
Best New Horror 21
2010
44
6
Stranger by Night
2011
45
The Book of Cthulhu
2011
46
Lore: A Quaint and Curious Volume of Selected Stories
2011
47
Danse Macabre
2012
48
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror
2012
49
Mammoth Books presents More Than Human
2012
50
Blood Rites: An Invitation to Horror
2013
51
Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth
2013
52
Darker Terrors 7
2016
53
Dark Places, Evil Faces
2017
54
In the Footsteps of Dracula
2017
55
Beneath the Waves: Tales from the Deep
2018
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Brian Lumley: Biography

Brian Lumley was born on December 2nd, 1937. Brian passed away January 2nd, 2024 at 86 years old. Brian Lumley was born in County Durham, England.

Brian Lumley was the author of the Brian Lumley Short Story Collections series which consists of 21 novels. The Brian Lumley Short Story Collections series started in 1971 with the novel The Caller of the Black. The most recently released novel in the Brian Lumley Short Story Collections series was Brian Lumley's The Best of the Rest which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Brian Lumley Short Story Collections series.

Brian Lumley also wrote the Necroscope series which has 17 books including Necroscope and Necroscope II: Wamphyri! / Vamphyri!.

Brian Lumley: Awards & Accolades

Brian Lumley has won multiple awards including: The Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2009 and the World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 2010.

Lumley's books have also won multiple awards, Fruiting Bodies won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1989. Best New Horror won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 1991 as well as the World Fantasy Award - Anthology in 1991. Dark Delicacies won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2005. Best New Horror 20 won the British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology, in 2010.

The following novels by Brian Lumley were also nominated for these awards:

  • Born of the Winds: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1976).
  • The Satyr's Head: Tales of Terror: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1976).
  • The House Of The Temple: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1981).
  • Name and Number: British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story (1983).
  • Necroscope: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1987).
  • Dark Voices 2: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1991). World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1991). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1991). British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1991).
  • Dark Voices 3: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1992).
  • Bloodwars: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1995).
  • A Coven of Vampires: British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (1999).
  • The Whisperer and Other Voices: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2001).
  • Best New Horror 21: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2011).

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  4. C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles Of Narnia Series.
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Brian Lumley: F.A.Q

When was Brian Lumley Born?

Brian Lumley was born on December 2nd, 1937.

When did Brian Lumley die?

Brian Lumley died on January 2nd, 2024 at 86 years old.

Where was Brian Lumley Born?

Brian Lumley was born in County Durham, England.

What awards has Brian Lumley won?

Brian Lumley has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (2009) and the Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (2010).

What book awards has Brian Lumley won?

Fruiting Bodies: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1989).
Best New Horror: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (1991), World Fantasy Award Anthology (1991).
Dark Delicacies: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2005).
Best New Horror 20: British Fantasy Award Best Anthology (2010).

What was the first book Brian Lumley wrote?

The first novel written by Brian Lumley was The Caller of the Black, published in 1971.

What was the most recent book Brian Lumley wrote?

His most recently released work was Brian Lumley's The Best of the Rest on November 11th, 2023.

How many books has Brian Lumley written?

Brian Lumley has written 68 books across 21 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 6 books in the Titus Crow Series
  • 1 Titus Crow Collections
  • 3 books in the Psychomech Series
  • 3 books in the Dreamlands Series
  • 1 Dreamlands Collections
  • 17 books in the Necroscope Series
  • 1 Necroscope Collections
  • 2 books in the House Of Doors Series
  • 3 books in the Tales of the Primal Land Series
  • 1 Primal Land Collections
  • 3 books in the Necroscope: Vampire World Series
  • 1 book in the Necroscope: The Lost Years Series
  • 3 books in the Necroscope: E-Branch Series
  • 2 books in the New Adventures Of The Necroscope Series
  • 4 Standalone Novels
  • 21 Short Story Collections
  • 4 Short Stories/Novellas

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