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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

  • Hate House is Alive!

    More details will be coming soon, but I’m very happy to share that my psychological horror novel HATE HOUSE will be published by the cool folks ...

  • Airports and Contracts and Colds, oh my

    I seem to have survived the recent post-conference cold, a real nasty bug (but not Covid!) So what’s been happening? The day before flying to TX...

  • Vague Booking

    I received some wonderful news about a novel today and will share specifics as soon as I am able. I also received word that a short story will be incl...

  • Ghoulish Book Festival

    My plane is booked and I’ll be arriving in San Antonio this Friday for the Ghoulish Book Festival! I will have some books to sign at the Ghoulis...