The NIGHT SHADE BOOKS OMNIBUS:
The Third Cry to Legba and Other Invocations
Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman - Vol. 1
2000 ISBN: 1-892389-07-X
(Third Cry to Legba and Other Invocations) collects Wellman’s John
Thunstone and Lee Corbet stories.
The Devil is Not Mocked and Other Warnings
Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman - Vol. 2
2001 ISBN: 1-892389-10-X
Fearful Rock and Other Precarious Locales
Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman - Vol. 3
2001 ISBN: 1-892389-21-5
Wellman’s “Judge Pursivant” and “Sergeant Jaeger” stories, as well as a
lost classic that has not been reprinted since its original publication
in Strange Stories, in 1939.
Sin’s Doorway and Other Ominous Entrances
Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman - Vol. 4
Catching the rest of
the Wellman Miscellany, from
mountain mythos to Lovecraft tribute.
Owls Hoot in the Daytime & Other Omens
Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman - Vol. 5
2003 ISBN: 1-892389-23-1
volume contains all of the John the Balladeer stories (sometimes better
known as Silver John), Manly's most famous character.
1973Worse Things Waiting, Carcosa
Press (K. E. Wagner ed)
One of the few books to come out
of Karl Edward Wagner's Carcosa Press, it is a fine collection of early
Wellman fiction ranging from his southern mountain folklore regulars to
supernatural Civil War stories.
1981Lonely Vigils, Carcosa
Press (K. E. Wagner ed)
One of the other few books from
Carcosa Press collecting the stories of Judge Keith Hilary Pursuivant
and John Thunstone.
1987The Valley So Low: Southern Mountain
Doubleday (K. E. Wagner ed)
This is a fine collection of
Wellman's most recent Appalachian tales written in the 70's and 80's.
Tales about Judge Pursuivant, John Thunstone, Silver John and others
all make appearances.
OTHER SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY NOVELS
Asteroid Stellar Publishing Corporation 1932 (pb - chapbook)
in Black [as Gans T. Field] Utopian Publications [UK] 1946 (?
undated - pirated pb)
Titan Prize / Crestwood 1949 (pb)
Beasts from Beyond World Fantasy Classics [UK], 1950 (pb)
Sci-fi in the Appalachian
landscape with Lovecraftian undertones.
Devil's Planet World Fantasy Classics [UK], 1951 (pb)
from Eternity Avalon 1959 (hc); Leonard Nimoy Science Fiction: The
Gold Collection, Volume 2 Global 1976 (CD ROM)
DestroyersAvalon 1959 (hc); Ace 1960 [abridged] (pb)
Terra Utopische Romane #130 (Germany)
1959 as Die Kaltzeller
One half of an Ace Double Novel
Book. Fifty years after Ice creatures have invaded the Earth, one
man travels to their stronghold to find their Achilles Heel.
the Sky Avalon 1961 (hc)
Zutopia Zukenftsromane #88 (Germany)
undated; circa 1957 as Die Fligende Insel
Invasion Popular Library 1968 [Captain Future] (pb)
A sci-fi space adventure starring
"Captain Future" as he fights a fiend from the fifth dimension who
threatens to destroy the universe.
Holmes's War of the Worlds [with Wade Wellman] Warner 1975 (pb)
as La Guerra dei Mondi di Sherlock
Holmes [Italy] Urania 1981
A look at what Professor
Challenger's and Sherlock Holmes's involvement in the invasion of Earth
by Martians would have been like.
1988Twice In Time, Baen
Books (Intro by K. E. Wagner)
Two Wellman stories on time travel
and an essay by Leah Bodine Drake.
Beyonders Warner 1977 (pb); Baen 1989 (pb)
An Appalachian village learn of
a portal leading to a Lovecraftian race of ancient trans-dimensional
creatures plotting the takeover and enslavement of the human race.
Dream of the Past Doubleday 1986 (hc)
Wellman's last book, about an
African warrior princess
THE JOHN THE BALLADEER
All originally published in hardback by Doubleday, then
later in paperback by Berkley.
1979The Old Gods Waken
European druids of the evil sort, come
to claim a bit of land in the mountains known for its ancient power.
One of the best in the series of John novels.
1980 After Dark
The Shonokins try to trick John into helping
restore them to their former power. Go here
to see a more in depth review.
1981The Lost and the Lurking
A desolate village is run by a power
grubbing witch trying to gain world domination by sacrificing John
1982 The Hanging Stones
John has a two-sided fight dealing with
wolf demons and the money grubbing industrialist who wants to build
an amusement park in the demons' territory. The central attraction
being a recreation of Stonehenge.
1984 The Voice of the Mountain
There's a lonely and haunting sound that
comes from Cry Mountain, and as John tries to find out the source
of the sound, he encounters many mythical creatures of folk legend
as well as the sorcerer who controls them.
1963 Who Fears the Devil?, Arkham House (August Derleth ed)The
collected tales of John the Balladeer, but like many Arkham House
collections, Derleth rewrote many of the stories himself in order
to fit the collection into a more one story line, novel format.
As anyone would be, Wellman wasn't terribly happy about that.
1988 John the Balladeer, Baen Books (K. E. Wagner ed with
a forward by David Drake)
This is the ultimate paperback collection
of Silver John stories, putting together all of the stories and
fragments used in the Arkham House collection Who Fears The
Devil? but reprinted in an unmolested form straight from their
original appearances in the pulps. This also collects all of the
newest John stories made since 1963.
Please check out the blogger Balladeer's
of the Silver John stories.
THE JOHN THUNSTONE NOVELS
All originally published in hardback by Doubleday
1983 What Dreams May Come
Thunstone visits a rural hamlet in England
where a prehistoric effigy of a human on the side of a mountain
emanates with supernatural power that can affect dreams and even
create inter dimensional time travel.
1985 The School of Darkness
Thunstone runs across his arch-enemy Rowley
Thorne at a symposium on American folklore. On Thorne's side
is a coven of witches, on Thunstone's are his comrades Judge Persuivant,
Ruben Manco and more.