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Tim Lebbon - Author

About the Author

Tim J. Lebbon is a New York Times-bestselling writer with over thirty novels published to date, as well as dozens of novellas and hundreds of short stories.  He has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Scribe Award, and been shortlisted for World Fantasy and Shirley Jackson awards.  A movie of his story Pay the Ghost, starring Nicolas Cage, will be released soon, and several other projects are in development.  He lives in the Monmouthshire countryside with his wife Tracey, children Ellie and Dan, and his dog Blu.  He enjoys running and biking in the hills, and sometimes he imagines he's being chased.  The Hunt is Tim J. Lebbon's first thriller.

 

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Featured books by Tim Lebbon

Other books by Tim Lebbon

Predator - Incursion

Predator - Incursion

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/10/2015

Predator ships stream into human space in unprecedented numbers. The Colonial Marines, controlled by Weyland-Yutani, respond to the incursion, thus entering the Rage War.This terrifying assault by the Yautja cannot go unchallenged, yet the cost of combat is high. Predators are master combatants, and each encounter yields a high body count. Then when Lt. Johnny Mains and his marines-the VoidLarks-enter the fray, they discover an enemy deadlier than any could imagine.Book one in an epic trilogy that continues in ALIEN: INVASION and concludes in ALIENS VS. PREDATOR: ARMAGEDDON. The universe will forever be changed.

The Silence

The Silence

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/04/2015

In the darkness of a underground cave, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, voices, and they feed...Swarming from their prison, the creatures thrive; to whisper is to summon death. As the hordes lay waste to Europe, a girl watches to see if they will cross the sea. Deaf for years, she knows how to live in silence; now, it is her family's only chance of survival. To leave their home, to shun others. But what kind of world will be left?

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi: Into the Void

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/07/2014

A stand-alone hardcover tie-in to the successful comic book series, Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi, written by fantasy novelist, Tim Lebbon. Taking place thousands of years before the time of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. On the remote world Tython ancient philosophers and scientists share their mystical knowledge and study the ways of the Force. They establish the order of the Je'daii--which, in years to come, will become the Jedi. But first these visitors from so many different planets must colonize a dangerous new homeworld and surmount societal conflicts as the burgeoning Rakatan Empire prepares to conquer the known galaxy.

Terror Tales of Wales

Terror Tales of Wales

Author: Tim Lebbon, Stephen Volk Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/06/2014

Alien - Out of the Shadows (Book 1)

Alien - Out of the Shadows (Book 1)

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2014

The massively acclaimed Alien franchise is one of the most successful of all time, beginning with the first film in 1979. In a dramatic twist, this novel will return us to that time, to Ellen Ripley, and to never-before-revealed secrets of the Weyland-Yutani Corporations...secrets that lead into the events of the second film, Aliens...and beyond!

Alien - Out of the Shadows

Alien - Out of the Shadows

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2014

The massively acclaimed Alien franchise is one of the most successful of all time, beginning with the first film in 1979. In a dramatic twist, this novel will return us to that time, to Ellen Ripley, and to never-before-revealed secrets of the Weyland-Yutani Corporations...secrets that lead into the events of the second film, Aliens...and beyond!

Into the Void: Star Wars Legends (Dawn of the Jedi)

Into the Void: Star Wars Legends (Dawn of the Jedi)

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2013

On the planet Tython, the ancient Je'daii order was founded. And at the feet of its wise Masters, Lanoree Brock learned the mysteries and methods of the Forceand found her calling as one of its most powerful disciples. But as strongly as the Force flowed within Lanoree and her parents, it remained absent in her brother, who grew to despise and shun the Je'daii, and whose training in its ancient ways ended in tragedy.Now, from her solitary life as a Ranger keeping order across the galaxy, Lanoree has been summoned by the Je'daii Council on a matter of utmost urgency. The leader of a fanatical cult, obsessed with traveling beyond the reaches of known space, is bent on opening a cosmic gateway using dreaded dark matter as the keyrisking a cataclysmic reaction that will consume the entire star system. But more shocking to Lanoree than even the prospect of total galactic annihilation, is the decision of her Je'daii Masters to task her with the mission of preventing it. Until a staggering revelation makes clear why she was chosen: The brilliant, dangerous madman she must track down and stop at any cost is the brother whose death she has long grievedand whose life she must now fear.

Coldbrook

Coldbrook

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2012

'Lebbon is quite simply the most exciting new name in horror for years.' - SFX Magazine THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT HAS CHANGED FOREVER THE REASON IS COLDBROOK The facility lay deep in Appalachian Mountains, a secret laboratory called Coldbrook. Its scientists had achieved the impossible: a gateway to a new world. Theirs was to be the greatest discovery in the history of mankind, but they had no idea what they were unleashing. With their breakthrough comes disease and now it is out and ravaging the human population. The only hope is a cure and the only cure and the only cure is genetic resistance: an uninfected person amongst the billions dead. In the chaos of destruction there is only one person that can save the human race. But will they find her in time?

Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the Woods

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2012

The details of the plot are a closely guarded secret, though Joss himself has described it as a straight-up, balls-out, really terrifying horror movie , adding, it is not just a slasher in the woods. It's a little more complicated than that... This exclusive companion book features an extended interview with Joss and Drew, the full script, and over 150 photos and stunning pieces of production art.

Cabin in the Woods - Official Movie Novelisation

Cabin in the Woods - Official Movie Novelisation

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2012

The key features of the title include: Collaboration with Fox - working closely with their marketing plan; Press - Day of release features, exclusives and reviews; Online - Concept art, forewords and interviews (4 pages of script released and a chapter extract from); and, Online - reach out to Joss Whedon fanbase and film, sci-fi and horror websites. The details of the plot are a closely guarded secret, though Joss himself has described it as 'a straight-up, balls-out, really terrifying horror movie', adding, 'it is not just a slasher in the woods. It's a little more complicated than that...'

Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2011

Hellboy, a bloodred, cloven-hoofed demon raised by the United States government, is a top field agent for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. He questions the unknown -- then beats it into submission. A dragon is seen perching on the statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooking Rio de Janeiro . . . A werewolf stalks the streets of Baltimore . . . A griffin slaughters a herd of horses in Madrid . . . Weird sightings of cryptozoological and mythological creatures abound around the globe. Sometimes the creatures simply appear and then vanish again, content merely to put in an appearance. Other times they make themselves known to entire cities, and leave their mark. Damaged buildings. Scars on the landscape. The occasional death. Then suddenly, the death toll escalates. One by one Hellboy and his friends at the BPRD are dispatched to avert disaster. Hellboy encounters a dragon in Brazil. Abe Sapien tackles a giant alligator in Venice. Liz Sherman faces off against a phoenix in the Mediterranean. But in dawning horror they realize it's all a distraction -- heralding nothing so much as an event of apocalyptic proportions . . .

Echo City

Echo City

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2011

Surrounded by a vast, toxic desert, the inhabitants of labyrinthine Echo City believe there is no other life in their world. Some like it that way, so when a stranger arrives he is anathema to powerful interest groups. But Peer Nadawa found the stranger and she is determined to keep him and the freedom he represents alive. A political exile herself, she calls on her ex-lover Gorham, now leader of their anti-establishment network. Then they recruit the Baker, whose macabre genetic experiments seem close to sorcery. However, while factions prepare for war, an ancient peril is stirring. In the city's depths something deadly is rising, and it will soon reach the levels where men dwell.

30 Days of Night Movie Novelization

30 Days of Night Movie Novelization

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: eBook Release Date: 25/09/2007

In the sleepy and secluded town of Barrow, Alaska -- the northernmost settlement in North America -- its citizens are preparing for the annual coming of the Dark, when the sun will set for more than thirty consecutive days and nights. But this year, the Dark will bring something else. From across the frozen wasteland, a horrifying evil descends upon Barrow, mercilessly besieging its residents with unrelenting terror and swift death. And as the darkness continues and the thirty days of night seemingly have no end in sight, Barrow's only remaining hope lies with Sheriff Eben Oleson and Deputy Stella Oleson, a husband and wife who are torn between saving the town they love and their own survival...

White and Other Tales of Ruin

White and Other Tales of Ruin

Author: Tim Lebbon Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2003

WHITE AND OTHER TALES OF RUIN collects together six of Tim Lebbon's novellas, two of them brand new to this collection. From the all-powerful natural horrors of The First Law, to the man-made terrors of The Origin of Truth, this collection explores existence at the very edge of survival ... for humankind itself. The British Fantasy Award-winning White gives an ambiguous vision of a frozen hell-on-earth, while the new novella Hell locates it even nearer to our hearts. From Bad Flesh tells of diseased flesh, while the brand new Mannequin Man and the Plastic Bitch contains many maladies of the mind, most of them considered normal in the sick world it inhabits ... Contents: * White * From Bad Flesh * Hell (original) * The First Law * The Origin of Truth * Mannequin Man and the Plastic Bitch (original) Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.