John Peyton Cooke

Author of Torsos,
The Chimney Sweeper,
Out for Blood, &c.













The Fall of Lucifer

Éditions Cuir Noir, Toronto, 2008.


The Rape of Ganymede

Éditions Cuir Noir, Toronto, 2008.



Mysterious Press, New York, 1996.


The Chimney Sweeper

Mysterious Press, New York, 1995.

Headline, London, 1994.



Mysterious Press, New York, 1994.

(Spanish translation) Planeta, Barcelona, 1994.

Headline, London, 1993 (as Torso).


Out for Blood

Avon Books, New York, 1991.

Éditions Cuir Noir, London, 2015.

Valancourt Books, Richmond, 2019.


The Lake

Avon Books, New York, 1989.





“The Open House”

Untitled Anthology, Forthcoming [date unknown].


“Electric Pink”

Pink Triangle Rhapsody, edited by Andrew Wolter, Lycan Valley Press, forthcoming in October 2022.


“The Man Who Hated Foley”

The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias, Vol. II, edited by M. J. Sydney, Lycan Valley Press, 2020.


“Let’s Make a Face”

The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories, Vol. 4, edited by James D. Jenkins & Ryan Cagle, Valancourt Books, 2020.


After You’ve Gone and Other Outré Tales

Éditions Cuir Noir, London, 2011.



The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, No. 624, January 2004.


“After You’ve Gone”

Best American Mystery Stories 2003, edited by Michael Connelly and Otto Penzler, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2003.


“After You’ve Gone”

Stranger: Dark Tales of Eerie Encounters, edited by Michelle Slung, Harper Perennial, New York, 2002.


“The Penitent”

Dark Love, edited by Nancy A. Collins, Edward E. Kramer, and Martin H. Greenberg, ROC Books, New York, 1995.


“Telling Tales”

The Mystery Zone, October 1995.


“Spoiled Rotten”

Eldritch Tales, No. 28, 1993.


“The Naked Tooth”

Christopher Street, No. 185, August 17, 1992.


“The Strawberry Man”

Embracing the Dark, edited by Eric Garber, Alyson Books, Boston, 1991.


“A Doll’s Tale”

Weird Tales, No. 295, Winter 1989/90.


“Sweet Chariot”

Space & Time, No. 72, Summer 1987.


“The Cat’s Meow”

Eldritch Tales, No. 12, 1986.













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