Robert W Walker
Robert W. Walker is an American novelist of horror and thriller novels. He is best known for his Jessica Coran series. Robert got his education at Wells High School in Chicago, Northwestern University and the Graduate Masters in English Education at Northwestern. He grew up watching movies and television shows involving the bizarre, including such shows as Ripley’s Believe It or Not, the Twilight Zone and Science Fiction Theatre. Rob counts William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Alexandre Dumas, Martin Cruz Smith, Richard Matheson and Patricia Cornwell among his influences.

Robert W. Walker’s first novel written was Daniel Webster Jackson and the Wrongway Railway, although it took 17 years to sell the novel. His first novel to be published was Sub-Zero!, which was published in 1979. Below is a list of Robert W. Walker’s Books in order of when they were originally published:

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Publication Order of Abraham Stroud/Bloodscreams Books

Curse of the Vampire / Vampire Dreams (2010)Description / Buy at
Wake of the Werewolf / Werewolf's Grief (2010)Description / Buy at
Legion of the Dead / Zombie Eyes (2010)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Alastair Ransom Books

City for Ransom (2005)Description / Buy at
Shadows in the White City (2007)Description / Buy at
City of the Absent (2007)Description / Buy at
Titanic 2012 (2010)Description / Buy at
City of Serpents (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Blue Books

Publication Order of Chicaghosts Books

Gone Gorilla (2016)Description / Buy at
The Monster Pit (2016)Description / Buy at
Goatbusters (2017)Description / Buy at
The Heads Have Eyes (2018)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Children Of Salem Books

Children of Salem (2014)Description / Buy at
Children of Salem Book Two (2014)Description / Buy at
Children of Salem Book Three (2014)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Dean Grant Books

Dead Man's Float / Floaters (1989)Description / Buy at
Razor's Edge / Scalpers (1989)Description / Buy at
Burning Obsession / Front Burners (1989)Description / Buy at
Dying Breath / Dying Breath (1989)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Flesh Wars Books

The Serpentine Fire (2009)Description / Buy at
Return of the Serpentine Fire (2009)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Jessica Coran/Instinct Books

Killer Instinct (1992)Description / Buy at
Primal Instinct (1994)Description / Buy at
Fatal Instinct (1995)Description / Buy at
Pure Instinct (1995)Description / Buy at
Darkest Instinct (1996)Description / Buy at
Extreme Instinct (1998)Description / Buy at
Blind Instinct (2000)Description / Buy at
Bitter Instinct (2001)Description / Buy at
Unnatural Instinct (2002)Description / Buy at
Grave Instinct (2003)Description / Buy at
Absolute Instinct (2004)Description / Buy at
Rules of Fog (2012)Description / Buy at
The Edge of Instinct (2013)Description / Buy at
The Fear Collectors (2014)Description / Buy at
The Devil's Instinct (2015)Description / Buy at
Dead on Instinct (2018)Description / Buy at
True Instinct (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Killing Time Books

Under the Dead Man's Hat (2017)Description / Buy at
Under the Dead Lady's Corset (2021)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Love Amid the Ruins Books

Publication Order of Lucas Stonecoat/Edge Books

Publication Order of Marcus Rydell & Kat Holley Books

Publication Order of Ryne Lanark/Decoy Books

Decoy / Hunting Lure (2010)Description / Buy at
Blood Ties / Blood Seers (2010)Description / Buy at
Blood Tells / Wind Slayers (2010)Description / Buy at
The Handyman / Hand-To-Hand (2010)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Time Machine Books

Search for Dinosaurs (By: David Bischoff) (1984)Description / Buy at
Civil War Secret Agent (By: Steve Perry) (1984)Description / Buy at
Sword of the Samurai (By: Michael Reaves) (1984)Description / Buy at
The Rings of Saturn (By: Arthur Byron Cover) (1985)Description / Buy at
Wild West Rider (By: Steve Leialoha,Stephen Overholser) (1985)Description / Buy at
American Revolutionary (By: Arthur Byron Cover) (1985)Description / Buy at
Time Machine 11: Mission to World War II (By: Susan Nanus) (1986)Description / Buy at
Search for the Nile (1986)Description / Buy at
Blade of the Guillotine (By: Arthur Byron Cover) (1986)Description / Buy at
Flame of the Inquisition (By: John Pierard,Marc Kornblatt) (1986)Description / Buy at
Quest for the Cities of Gold (By: José Gonzalez Navaroo,Richard Glatzer) (1987)Description / Buy at
Scotland Yard Detective (By: Seymour Reit) (1987)Description / Buy at
Sword of Caesar (By: Robin Stevenson,Bruce Stevenson) (1987)Description / Buy at
Last of the Dinosaurs (By: Peter Lerangis) (1988)Description / Buy at
Time Machine 24: World War I Flying Ace (By: George Pratt,Richard Mueller) (1988)Description / Buy at
World War II Code Breaker (By: Peter Lerangis) (1989)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Sub-Zero! (1979)Description / Buy at
Daniel Webster Jackson and the Wrong Way Railway (1982)Description / Buy at
Brain Watch (1985)Description / Buy at
Aftershock (1987)Description / Buy at
Salem's Child (1987)Description / Buy at
Disembodied (1988)Description / Buy at
Decoy (As: S. Robertson) (1989)Description / Buy at
The Handyman (As: S. Robertson) (1990)Description / Buy at
Dr. O (As: Glenn Hale) (1991)Description / Buy at
Fire and Flesh (As: Evan Kingsbury) (2002)Description / Buy at
Cuba Blue (With: Lyn Polkabla) (2009)Description / Buy at
Abaddon (2009)Description / Buy at
Brain Stem (2010)Description / Buy at
The Red Path: Indian Brigades in the Civil War (2014)Description / Buy at
Animiki & the Keepers of the Fire (2014)Description / Buy at
Ragner & The Battlestormer (2014)Description / Buy at
The Old Blue Coat (2015)Description / Buy at
Vampire Babies (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Thrice Told Tales (2009)Description / Buy at
Shy One Pearl & Ghost of an Addiction - 2 Raw Stories ala Walker (2012)Description / Buy at
Party of 8: The One That Got Away (2013)Description / Buy at
Darkness Chasing Light (2015)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Namesake: The Biography of Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (2007)Description / Buy at
Dead on Writing: The How-To Book to Die For (2009)Description / Buy at
Demystifying & Transforming Your Grammar (2012)Description / Buy at
Greatest Secrets of Successful Commercial Fiction Authors (2012)Description / Buy at
Psychology 101 for Writers & Their Characters (2012)Description / Buy at
The Perils of Pauline - Crafting the Female Voice in Genre Fiction (2012)Description / Buy at
Story Web Structure - Crafting the Focused Story (2012)Description / Buy at
The Writer's Challenge & Passion (2012)Description / Buy at
Writing Craft - Convertx Tellx Narrative to Showx via Dialogue (2012)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Mipoesias: December 2008(2008)Description / Buy at
For the Night is Dark(2013)Description / Buy at
Horror 101: The Way Forward(2014)Description / Buy at
Off the Beaten Path 2(2016)Description / Buy at
Off the Beaten Path 3(2018)Description / Buy at
Tales From the Old Black Ambulance(2019)Description / Buy at
Shallow Waters Vol.7(2021)Description / Buy at

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Notes: Dean Man’s Float was re-published in eBook format as Floaters. Razor’s Edge was re-published in eBook format as Scalpers. Burning Obsession was re-published in eBook format as Front Burners.

The Decoy series was originally written as Stephen Robertson, but re-released as by Robert W. Walker for their eBook re-releases. Decoy was re-published as an eBook entitled Hunting Lure. Blood Ties was re-published as an eBook entitled Blood Seers. Blood Tells was re-published as an eBook entitled Wind Slayers. The Handyman was re-published as an eBook entitled Hand-to-Hand.

The Abraham Stroud series was originally written under the pen name of Geoffrey Caine, but re-released as eBooks as by Robert W. Walker. Curse of the Vampire was re-issued as an eBook under the title Vampire Dreams. Wake of the Werewolf was re-issued as an eBook under the title Werewolf’s Grief. Legion of the Dead was re-issued as an eBook under the title Zombie Eyes.

Salem’s Child was re-published in eBook format under the title of Abaddon. Dr. O was originally written as Glenn Hale. Fire and Flesh was written as Evan Kingsbury. The short story Rules of Fog was co-authored by Jerry Peterson. Cuba Blue was co-authored by Lyn Pokabla.

Robert W. Walker Synopsis: In Floaters by Robert W. Walker (aka Dead Man’s Float), a killer likes watching his victims gasp for air, struggle about and then die and float in the water. Dr. Dean Grant heads Criminal Forensic Medicine and is the foremost expert on serial killers in Chicago. But with all of his experience, skills and intuition might not be enough to stop this killer from increasing his body count. This book is the first book in Robert W. Walker’s Dean Grant series.

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