Christopher Golden

CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. He has also written books for teens and young adults, including Poison Ink, Soulless, and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New York Public Library and chosen as one of YALSA's Best Books for Young Readers. Upcoming teen novels include a new series of hardcover YA fantasy novels co-authored with Tim Lebbon and entitled The Secret Journeys of Jack London.

A lifelong fan of the "team-up," Golden frequently collaborates with other writers on books, comics, and scripts. In addition to his recent work with Tim Lebbon, he co-wrote the lavishly illustrated novel Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire with Mike Mignola. With Thomas E. Sniegoski, he is the co-author of multiple novels, as well as comic book miniseries such as Talent and The Sisterhood, both currently in development as feature films. With Amber Benson, Golden co-created the online animated series Ghosts of Albion and co-wrote the book series of the same name.

As an editor, he has worked on the short story anthologies The New Dead and British Invasion, among others, and has also written and co-written comic books, video games, screenplays, the online animated series Ghosts of Albion (with Amber Benson) and a network television pilot.

The author is also known for his many media tie-in works, including novels, comics, and video games, in the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, Angel, and X-Men, among others.

Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his family. His original novels have been published in fourteen languages in countries around the world. Please visit him at

Christopher Golden


Strangewood (Signet, 1999)
Straight On 'Til Morning (Signet, 2001)
The Ferryman (Signet, 2002)
Force Majeure [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2002)
The Boys Are Back in Town (Bantam, 2004)
Wildwood Road (Bantam, 2005)
Poison Ink (Delacourt, 2008)
Soulless (MTV Books, 2008)
The Secret Backs of Things (Cemetery Dance, 2009)
When Rose Wakes (MTV Books, 2010)

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

Mind the Gap [w/Tim Lebbon] (Bantam, 2008)
The Map of Moments [w/Tim Lebbon] (Bantam, 2009)
The Chamber of Ten [w/Tim Lebbon] (Bantam, 2010)
Facets of Jenny [w/Tim Lebbon] (Bantam, 2011)

The Calls of the Wild [w/Tim Lebbon] (Harper, 2010)
The Sea Wolves [w/Tim Lebbon] (Harper, 2011)

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 (Ace, 2011)

The Nimble Man [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Ace, 2004)
The Tears of Furies [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Ace, 2005)
Stones Unturned [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Ace, 2006)
Crashing Paradise [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Ace, 2007)

Astray [w/Amber Benson] (Subterranean, 2004)
Initiation [w/Amber Benson] (Subterranean, 2005)
Accursed [w/Amber Benson] (Del Rey, 2005)
Witchery [w/Amber Benson] (Del Rey, 2006)

THE WAKING (written as Thomas Randall)
Dreams of the Dead (Bloomsbury, 2009)
Spirits of the Noh (Bloomsbury, 2010)
The Ghosts of Winter (Bloomsbury, 2010)

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

Body Bags (Pocket, 1999)
Thief of Hearts (Pocket, 1999)
Soul Survivor (Pocket, 1999)
Meets the Eye (Pocket, 2000)
Head Games (Pocket, 2000)
Skin Deep [w/Rick Hautala] (Pocket, 2000)
Burning Bones [w/Rick Hautala] (Pocket, 2001)
Brain Trust [w/Rick Hautala] (Pocket, 2001)
Last Breath [w/Rick Hautala] (Pocket, 2004)
Throat Culture [w/Rick Hautala] (Pocket, 2005)

OutCast: The Un-Magician [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2004)
OutCast: Dragon Secrets [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2004)
OutCast: Ghostfire [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2005)
OutCast: Wurm War [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2005)

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

Horseman [w/Ford Lytle Gilmore] (Razorbill, 2005)
Drowned [w/Ford Lytle Gilmore] (Razorbill, 2005)
Mischief [w/Ford Lytle Gilmore] (Razorbill, 2005)
Enemies [w/Ford Lytle Gilmore] (Razorbill, 2006)

Beach Blanket Psycho (Bantam YA, 1995)
Bikini (Bantam YA, 1995)

Pyre [in Four Dark Nights] (Leisure, 2003]
The Shell Collector (Cemetery Dance, 2005)
Bloodstained Oz [w/James A. Moore] (Earthling, 2006)
The Seven Whistlers [w/Amber Benson] (Subterranean, 2006)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Halloween Rain [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket, 1997)
Blooded [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1998)
Child of the Hunt [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1998)
The Gatekeeper, Book One - Out of the Madhouse [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Two - Ghost Roads [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1999)
The Gatekeeper, Book Three - Sons of Entropy [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1999)
Immortal [w/ Nancy Holder] (hardcover, Pocket, 1999)
Sins of the Father (Pocket, 1999)
Spike & Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row (hardcover, Pocket, 2000)
The Lost Slayer - Parts 1 through 4 (Pocket 2001)
Oz: Into the Wild (Pocket, 2002)
The Wisdom of War (Pocket, 2002)
Monster Island [w/Tom Sniegoski] (hardcover, Pocket, 2003)
Dark Congress (Pocket, 2007)

Other Media Tie-ins
X-Men: Mutant Empire-Siege
X-Men: Mutant Empire-Sanctuary
X-Men: Mutant Empire-Salvation
X-Men: Codename Wolverine
Daredevil: Predator's Smile
Battlestar Galactica: Armageddon
Battlestar Galactica: Warhawk
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (YA)
Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure: A New Hope
Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure: The Empire Strikes Back
Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure: Return of the Jedi
Gen13: Netherwar [w/Jeff Mariotte]
Justice League: Exterminators
King Kong (the movie novelization)

Video Game Scripts
Buffy the Vampire Slayer [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Fox Interactive/Electronic Arts, 2002)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds [w/Tom Sniegoski] (Fox Interactive, 2003)

Cut!: Horror Writers on Horror Film (Berkley, editor, 1992)
The Watcher's Guide: The Official Buffy the Vampire Slayer Companion [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket 1998)
The Sunnydale High Yearbook [w/Nancy Holder] (Pocket, 1999)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Monster Book [w/Stephen R. Bissette & Tom Sniegoski] (Pocket, 2000)
The Stephen King Universe [w/Stanley Wiater & Hank Wager] (Renaissance, 2001)
Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman [w/Hank Wager and Stephen R. Bissette] (St. Martin's, 2008)

As Editor . . .
Hellboy: Odd Jobs (Dark Horse, 1999)
Hellboy: Odder Jobs (Dark Horse, 2004)
Hellboy: Oddest Jobs (Dark Horse, 2008)
British Invasion [edited w/Tim Lebbon & James A. Moore]
The New Dead [St. Martin's, 2010]
21st Century Dead [St. Martin's, 2012]

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