Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels. His two collaborations with Stephen King, The Talisman and Black House, were international bestsellers. In 2006, he was given the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter and his wife live in New York City.
"Starred Review. This is high quality disturbing horror. Recommended not only for horror fans but for those who appreciate outstanding writing." -- Library Journal "Frightening. Straub can write superb horror." -- Washington Post "Straub is a master at creating an otherworldly type of fiction. It has earned him a fierce following." -- New York Daily News "Straub can write circles around most of the authors topping bestseller lists these days." -- Booklist "When Peter Straub turns on all his jets, no one in the scream factory can equal him." -- Stephen King "Peter Straub is a national treasure." -- Lawrence Block