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The website of writer John C. Foster
horror, fiction, Mister White, Dead Men, Baby Powder
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About the Writer

John C. Foster was born in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. He is the author of the crime thriller Rooster and four previous novels, The Isle, Dead Men, Night Roads and Mister White, as well as one collection of short stories, Baby Powder and Other Terrifying Substances. His stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies including Dark Moon Digest, Strange Aeons, Dark Visions Volume 2 and Lost Films, among others. He lives in Brooklyn with the actress Linda Jones and their dog Coraline.


About the Books

“Foster has written the kind of book that keeps the genre fresh and alive and will make fans cheer. Books like this are the reason I love horror fiction.” ~Ray Garton, Grand Master of Horror Award-winner and Bram Stoker Award-nominated Author of LIVE GIRLS and SCISSORS

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News from the Front


    Bouchercon is almost upon us! This will be my first, but I’ve known of the event for decades after Max Allen Collins set one of his Mallory nove...


    Alrighty then, it looks like out of the two projects competing for focus, the horror novella/novel BEAST has moved ahead of the heist novel DOG PARK. ...


    Out of the three stories vying for primacy, DOG PARK has taken the lead and I have 9k words written. The Birthing House novel and untitled “vamp...

  • Who let the dogs out?

    As so often happens, while trying to develop a few different ideas to see if they had legs, an entirely different idea sprang forth and demanded to be...