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Tom Piccirilli (1965–2015)

Autor(a) de A Choir of Ill Children

88+ Works 2,750 Membros 120 Reviews 11 Favorited

About the Author

Tom Picirilli, Tom Picirilli has written eight novels, including "Hexes," "Shards," The Night Class," "The Deceased," as well as the Felicity Crown mystery series containing "The Dead Past" and "Sorrow's Crown." He has had over one hundred stories printed in anthologies including, "Future Crimes," mostrar mais "New Mythos Legends" and "The Conspiracy Files," as well as the magazines "Cemetary Dance" and "Lore." mostrar menos

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Séries

Obras de Tom Piccirilli

A Choir of Ill Children (2003) 335 cópias, 6 resenhas
The Last Kind Words (2012) 233 cópias, 29 resenhas
The Cold Spot (2008) 144 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Night Class (2001) 143 cópias, 6 resenhas
The Midnight Road (2007) 131 cópias, 3 resenhas
Headstone City (2006) 123 cópias, 1 resenha
The Deceased (2000) 97 cópias, 1 resenha
November Mourns (2005) 94 cópias, 2 resenhas
Hellboy: Emerald Hell (2008) 88 cópias
The Dead Letters (2006) 85 cópias, 3 resenhas
Hexes (1999) 84 cópias, 1 resenha
A Lower Deep (2001) 78 cópias, 2 resenhas
Shadow Season (2009) 72 cópias, 4 resenhas
Every Shallow Cut (2011) 61 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Coldest Mile (1600) 59 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Fever Kill (2007) 53 cópias, 1 resenha
What Makes You Die (2013) 49 cópias, 14 resenhas
The Dead Past (1997) 42 cópias
Fuckin' Lie Down Already (2003) 36 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Walls of the Castle (1900) 33 cópias, 2 resenhas
Frayed (2009) 31 cópias, 2 resenhas
Futile Efforts (2009) 29 cópias, 1 resenha
Dark Father (1990) 27 cópias
Cast in Dark Waters (2002) — Autor — 26 cópias, 1 resenha
The Nobody (2009) 25 cópias
Midnight Premiere (2007) 25 cópias, 1 resenha
Clown in the Moonlight (2012) 24 cópias
Nightjack (2010) 24 cópias
Thrust (2005) 23 cópias, 1 resenha
Coffin Blues (2004) 22 cópias
Backshot (2015) 22 cópias, 1 resenha
The Devil's Wine (2004) 22 cópias
Bad Dog (2015) 20 cópias
Grave Men (2002) 19 cópias, 1 resenha
Dueling Minds (2013) — Autor — 19 cópias, 10 resenhas
Sorrow's Crown (1998) 19 cópias
You'd Better Watch Out (2011) 16 cópias
Looking Glass (2006) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
Shards (1996) 16 cópias
The Last Deep Breath (2011) 16 cópias
Short Ride to Nowhere (2010) 15 cópias
Pentacle (1995) 15 cópias
Deep into that Darkness Peering (1999) 13 cópias, 1 resenha
Loss (2010) 12 cópias, 1 resenha
Bastards of Alchemy (2003) 10 cópias
All You Despise (2008) 10 cópias
Inside the Works (1997) 9 cópias
Epitaphs (1999) 8 cópias
Mean Sheep (2003) 6 cópias
Bad News (Anthology) (2000) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Cold Comforts (2010) 4 cópias
Cemetery Dance Issue 52 (2005) 4 cópias
Beware the Dark #2 (2014) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Pale Preachers: A Zombie Novella (2013) 4 cópias, 1 resenha
A Student of Hell (2000) 3 cópias
Cemetery Dance Issue 24 (1996) 2 cópias
Call It 2 cópias
Le dernier murmure (Thrillers) (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
Meeting the Black (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
The Well 1 exemplar(es), 1 resenha
Forgiving Judas (2014) 1 exemplar(es), 1 resenha
Söhne des Bösen (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Saint Hellboy 1 exemplar(es)
Padre delle tenebre (1990) 1 exemplar(es)
Horsepower 1 exemplar(es)
Take It As It Comes 1 exemplar(es)
Whisper When You Drown 1 exemplar(es)
Jonah Arose 1 exemplar(es)
Naked Shall I Return 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Borderlands 5 (2003) — Contribuinte — 407 cópias, 4 resenhas
100 Wicked Little Witch Stories (1995) — Contribuinte — 278 cópias, 3 resenhas
October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween (2000) — Contribuinte — 263 cópias, 6 resenhas
Hellboy: Odder Jobs (2004) — Contribuinte — 177 cópias, 1 resenha
The Monster's Corner (2011) — Contribuinte — 162 cópias, 9 resenhas
The Museum of Horrors (2001) — Contribuinte — 153 cópias, 5 resenhas
Supernatural Noir (2011) — Contribuinte — 138 cópias, 6 resenhas
Horrors! 365 Scary Stories (Anthology) (1998) — Contribuinte — 125 cópias, 1 resenha
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19 (2008) — Contribuinte — 124 cópias, 1 resenha
Four Dark Nights (2002) — Contribuinte — 114 cópias, 1 resenha
Dark Duets: All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy (2014) — Contribuinte — 104 cópias, 4 resenhas
Stranger by Night (1995) — Contribuinte — 92 cópias, 1 resenha
Fear the Fever (1996) — Contribuinte — 79 cópias, 1 resenha
Song of Cthulhu (2001) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
Mister October: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala (Volume 1) (2013) — Contribuinte — 76 cópias, 32 resenhas
Dark Faith (2010) — Contribuinte — 76 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Darker Side: Generations of Horror (2002) — Contribuinte — 75 cópias, 1 resenha
Future Crimes (1999) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias, 2 resenhas
100 Hilarious Little Howlers (1999) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
Crimes of Passion (1997) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias, 1 resenha
Star Colonies (2000) — Contribuinte — 52 cópias, 1 resenha
A Walk on the Darkside: Visions of Horror (2004) — Contribuinte — 49 cópias, 1 resenha
Taverns of the Dead (2005) — Contribuinte — 41 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade (2012) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
Crucified Dreams (2011) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
The Book of More Flesh (2005) — Contribuinte — 38 cópias
All Hell Breaking Loose (2005) — Contribuinte — 37 cópias
Cat Crimes Through Time (1999) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias, 1 resenha
Shivers (2002) 29 cópias, 1 resenha
Best Fetish Erotica (Best Erotica Series) (2002) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
Leather, Lace and Lust (2003) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
Streets of Shadows (1656) — Contribuinte — 26 cópias, 3 resenhas
Shivers II (2003) 25 cópias
Dead Man's Hand (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições22 cópias, 2 resenhas
Dark Faith: Invocations (2012) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Interrogator and Other Criminally Good Fiction (2012) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias, 1 resenha
Masques V (2006) — Contribuinte — 19 cópias, 1 resenha
Five Strokes to Midnight (2007) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias, 1 resenha
Noirotica 3: Stolen Kisses (2000) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
Mister October: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala (Volumes 1 and 2) (2013) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias, 14 resenhas
New Mythos Legends (1999) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias, 2 resenhas
Danse Macabre: Close Encounters with the Reaper (2012) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
The Best of the American West II (1999) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias, 1 resenha
Eulogies II: Tales from the Cellar (2013) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
Damn Near Dead 2: Live Noir or Die Trying (2010) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
The Anthology of Dark Wisdom: The Best of Dark Fiction (2009) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
Imagination Fully Dilated: Science Fiction (2003) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Dead Cats Bouncing (2002) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias, 1 resenha
Damned: An Anthology of the Lost (2004) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Damned Nation (2006) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
In Delirium — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Portents (2011) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias, 1 resenha
The Best of Talebones (2010) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Felonious Felines (2000) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias, 1 resenha
New Altars (1996) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Fantastic stories of the imagination (2012) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Piccirilli, Tom
Nome de batismo
Piccirilli, Thomas Edward
Data de nascimento
1965-05-27
Data de falecimento
2015-07-11
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Loveland, Colorado, USA
Estes Park, Colorado, USA
Ocupação
novelist
short-story writer
Relacionamentos
Scalise, Michelle (spouse)

Membros

Resenhas

bit too southern gothic for me.
I was looking for primarily a mystery with a bit of the supernatural thrown in,
like baskervilles, this was more
American Horror story.
Well conceived, but not what I was looking for
 
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cspiwak | 1 outra resenha | Mar 6, 2024 |
This was a lightning fast read. Story of a man who tried to get out of the criminal underworld only to be brought back in for seeking the revenge on people who destroyed his family.

Fast paced novel that for me has all of the ingredients that make Stark's Parker novels great - professional thieves and robbers living in their own shadowy parallel underworld. By the way, mentioning Parker, our protagonist's grandfather could as well be Parker. Merciless, always business oriented, hard-core criminal with no regrets, no second thoughts on his actions and ready to put down anyone on his path, be it his blood or not.

Great novel, full of action and introspection of a man that is for all means and purposes chained for life to the criminal underworld. In that way you could look at this as a tragic story of sorts.

To say anything more would be to ruin the story. If you like Parker, Matt Helm or Quarry you will definitely like this one.

Highly recommended to all fans of hard-boiled noir crime stories.
… (mais)
 
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Zare | outras 4 resenhas | Jan 23, 2024 |
If you've come across any of Tom Piccirilli's work over the years and enjoyed it, I heartily recommend tracking down a copy of this collection. As far as I am aware, it is a complete omnibus collection of his published work. And despite these being limited, signed (by artist, author, editor, intro writer, etc.) editions they are still out there for a relatively reasonable price. I ended up with #55 of of 1000 and it did not cost me an arm and a leg.
Like most of the collections Ken Abner put out through Terminal Frights, this is well laid out, well edited, well organized, and with some great interior art. And by the way, if anyone knows how to reach Ken Abner Jr. or knows what he's doing these days, send me a message.
The collection is rougly divided along the same lines that Tom Piccirilli thought of his work being divided, per an exerpt from a personal letter to Poppy Z. Brite included in her introduction. Sometimes this 'official' in that its labeled, other times its obvious that we have transitioned into another sub-set of Piccirilli's work. The final section may perhaps be the one the bulk of fans are here looking for, where the 'Self' stories are gathered. I will freely admit that those are the stories, featured in Terminal Frights, that got me hooked on Piccirilli, and its nice to have them all in one place. The only thing past the Self stories is a rather interesting interview with Piccirilli by Richard Laymon. The self stories are preceeded by 'The Devil's Wine', and while I am not the biggest fan of 'genre' poetry, several of these feel more like portraits of the real world horror of lives empty of anything save despair, regret, and perhaps booze. Regardless, it serves as a good transition and pallete cleanser to the more internally consistent Self stories from what I can best describe as the Gonzo or Bizzaro (though I'm not sure these terms were in common use when Piccirilli wrote them) stories before them. This is presumably what Piccirilli describes as '...all that gray area left to whatever doesn't fall into those other three categories.' I am not the biggest fan of Gonzo/Bizarro, and so for me this was by far the weakest part of the collection. The beginning of the collection is devoted to a combination of the dark fantasy/weird fiction and the erotic horror (though I feel the latter overlaps with all his other work).
Overall a very solid collection, though as all completionist readers know there are bound to be high and low points. Come for the Self stories, stay for what are some notable high points sprinkled throughout.
… (mais)
 
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jdavidhacker | Aug 4, 2023 |
Tras el regreso de las vacaciones navideñas, Caleb Prentiss hace un macabro descubrimiento: durante su ausencia, una chica desconocida ha sido brutalmente asesinada en su dormitorio. Ese suceso supondrá algo más que un incidente extraño y se convertirá en una obsesión a la que aferrar su oscura vida de universidad. Emprenderá una búsqueda desesperada por averiguar la identidad de la chica y del misterioso asesino, una búsqueda que no podrá abandonar ni siquiera cuando toda su vida empiece a derrumbarse a su alrededor.… (mais)
 
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Natt90 | outras 5 resenhas | Mar 27, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
88
Also by
60
Membros
2,750
Popularidade
#9,327
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
120
ISBNs
152
Idiomas
5
Favorito
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