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Bibliography

Novels
 

Some Die Hard (as by “Stephen Brett”). Manor Books, 1979

The Vampire Chase (as by “Stephen Brett”). Manor, 1979

Blood Red Sun. Diamond Books, 1989, reissued Crossroad Press, 2012

Sudden Death. Boulevard Books, 1995

Night Wind. Five Star Books, 2002, reissued Crossroad Press, 2013

Fade to Tomorrow. Five Star Books, 2004

Devil Creek. Five Star Books, 2004, reissued Crossroad Press,  2013              

The Korean Intercept. Five Star Books, 2005. Reissued Leisure Books, 2006, reissued Crossroad Press, 2012

Dragon Games. Five Star Books, 2010

Hank & Muddy. Perfect Crime Books, 2011

The Castro Directive. Crossroad Press, 2012

 

 Short stories

“The Busy Corpse.” The Executioner Mystery Magazine (August, 1975)

“The Death Blues.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (May, 1979), reprinted in The Second Black Lizard Anthology of Crime Fiction, Ed Gorman ed. Black Lizard Books 1988. Also included in the volume, Fade to Tomorrow.

“The Basics of Murder.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (May, 1980)

“Take Two.” Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (August, 1981)

“Early Fire.” A Mack Bolan story written for inclusion in the volume, Able Team #10: Royal Flush (Gold Eagle, 1984), when the word count for that novel (by another) came up short.

“Living Legend.” Dick Tracy: The Secret Files, Max Allan Collins ed. (Tor, 1990)

“The King of Horror.” Murder is my Business, Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins eds. (Dutton hc 1994), reprinted in mass market pb Signet 1995

“Talon’s Gift.” Flesh & Blood: Dark Desires, Max Allan Collins & Jeff Gelb eds. (Warner Books, 2002)

“A Hit for the New Age.” Included in the volume, Fade to Tomorrow (Five Star, 2004)

“The Lizard Men of Blood River.” Son of Retro Pulp Tales, Joe R. Lansdale & Keith Lansdale ed. (Subterranean Press, 2009), reissued in Fresh Blood Old Bones, Kasey Lansdale, ed (Biting Dog Publications, 2012)

“The Dark of Midnight.” The Captain Midnight Chronicles, Christopher Mills ed. (Moonstone, 2010)

“Fragged.” Blood & Tacos #3 (Creative Guy Publishing, 2012)

 

Series work

as Cliff Banks

The Tunnel Rats

#2: Mud and Blood. Popular Library, 1990

as Jack Buchanan

(The M.I.A. Hunter)

#13: L.A. Gang War. Jove, 1990, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2013

#15: Heavy Fire. Jove, 1991, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2013

#16 China Strike. Jove, 1991 reissued by Crossroad Press 2013

as Jim Case

(Cody’s Army)

#2: Assault into Libya. Warner Books, 1986, reissued by Hatchette Book Group 2009

#3: Philippine Hardpunch. Warner Books, 1987, reissued by Hatchette Book Group 2009

#5: D.C. Firestrike. Warner Books, 1987, reissued by Hatchette Book Group, 2009

as Cliff Garnett

(Talon Force)

#8: Bloodtide. Signet, 2000

as Don Pendleton

(Mack Bolan, The Executioner)

#42: The Iranian Hit. Gold Eagle, 1982

#43: Return to Vietnam. Gold Eagle, 1982

#48: The Libya Connection. Gold Eagle, 1982

#52: Tuscany Terror. Gold Eagle, 1983

#62: Day of Mourning. Gold Eagle, 1984

#64: Dead Man Running. Gold Eagle, 1984

#67: Beirut Payback. Gold Eagle, 1984

#73: Appointment in Kabul. Gold Eagle, 1985

#76: Teheran Wipeout. Gold Eagle, 1985

Dirty War. Gold Eagle, 1985

#92: Moscow Massacre. Gold Eagle, 1986

#94: Save the Children. Gold Eagle, 1986

as Jon Sharpe

(The Trailsman)

#243 West Texas Uprising. Signet, 2002

#250 Arizona Ambush. Signet, 2002

 

Collaborations

with Bill Crider

MIA Hunter #10: Miami War Zone. Jove, 1988, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2012

MIA Hunter #12: Desert Death Raid. Jove, 1989

MIA Hunter #14: Back to ‘Nam. Jove, 1990

The Tunnel Rats. Popular Library, 1990

with Chet Cunningham

MIA Hunter #5: Exodus from Hell. Jove, 1986

Cody’s Army. Warner Books, 1986, reissued by Hatchette Group, 2009

Cody’s Army #4: Belfast Blitz. Jove, 1987, reissued by Hatchette Group, 2009

Stone: MIA Hunter. Jove, 1987

with William Fieldhouse

MIA Hunter #6: Blood Storm. Jove, 1986

Cody’s Army #7: Sword of the Prophet. Warner Books, 1988, reissued by Hatchette Group, 2009

with Joe R. Lansdale

MIA Hunter #3: Hanoi Deathgrip. Jove, 1985

MIA Hunter #4: Mountain Massacre. Jove, 1985

MIA Hunter #7: Saigon Slaughter. Jove, 1987

(The above three titles to be published by Subterranean Press with a Foreword by Lansdale and an Afterword by Mertz)

with Mark Mandell (AKA Alan Philipson)

Cody’s Army #6: Hellfire in Haiti. Jove, 1987, reissued by Hatchette Group, 2009

with Arthur Moore

MIA Hunter #8: Escape from Nicaragua. Jove, 1987, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2012

MIA Hunter #9: Invasion USSR. Jove, 1988, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2013

MIA Hunter #11: Crossfire Kill. Jove, 1989

with Michael Newton

MIA Hunter. Jove, 1985, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2012

MIA Hunter #2: Cambodian Hellhole. Jove, 1985, reissued by Crossroad Press, 2012