Order of Richard Matheson Books
Richard Matheson (1926-2013) was an American author of horror, science fiction and fantasy novels, stories and screenplays. Many of his novels have been adapted into films, including I Am Legend (four times over), The Shrinking Man, Hell House, What Dreams May Come, Somewhere in Time, A Stir of Echoes and Button, Button. He also wrote some of the most famous episodes of The Twilight Zone, including “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.”
Richard Matheson became a published author in 1950 with a short story entitled Born of Man and Woman in 1950. His first novel was a suspense novel, entitled Fury on Sunday, which was published in 1953. Below is a list of Richard Matheson’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Stories
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Anthologies
Publication Order of Graphic Novels
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|The Path: A New Look at Reality||(1993)|
|A Primer of Reality||(2002)|
|The Richard Matheson Companion||(2008)|
Notes: I Am Legend was also published as The Omega Man. The Shrinking Man was also published as Incredible Shrinking Man. Somewhere in Time was originally published under the title of Bid Time Return. Third from the Sun is also known as Born of Man and Woman.
Earthbound was written as Logan Swanson. Comedy of Terror is a novelization by Elsie Lee, based on a screenplay by Richard Matheson. The Night Stalker is a novelization by Jeff Rice, based on a screenplay by Matheson. Pride was co-authored by Richard Christian Matheson. Kiss the Whip also contains contributions by Robert Bloch, Henry Clement, Jean-Paul Denard and Jeremy Reed. Road Rage also contains contributions by Joe Hill and Stephen King. Completely Doomed also has stories by Robert Bloch, David J. Schow and F. Paul Wilson.
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Richard Matheson Synopsis: In Ride the Nightmare by Richard Matheson, Chris and Helen were living the good life until Helen finds out about something in Chris’ past. Overnight, their relationship turns into a world of fear and brutality that may cause them to lose their only child.