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Dale Bailey
Dale was born in West Virginia in 1968, and grew up in a town called Princeton, just north of the Virginia line. His stories have appeared in lots of places—The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, Sci-Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, and various... show more
Dale was born in West Virginia in 1968, and grew up in a town called Princeton, just north of the Virginia line. His stories have appeared in lots of places—The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, Sci-Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, and various anthologies. Several of them have been nominated for awards, and “Death and Suffrage,” later filmed as part of Showtime’s television anthology series Masters of Horror, won the International Horror Guild Award.

In 2003, Golden Gryphon Press collected his stories as The Resurrection Man’s Legacy and Other Stories. Two novels, The Fallen and House of Bones, came out from Signet books around the same time. A third novel—Sleeping Policemen, written with with his friend Jack Slay, Jr.—came out in 2006. He has also written a study of haunted-house fiction called American Nightmares.

He lives in North Carolina with his my wife and daughter.
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Birth date: 1968-01-01
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 weeks ago
TITLE: In the Night Wood AUTHOR: Dale Bailey DATE PUBLISHED: 2018 ________________________ DESCRIPTION: "In this contemporary fantasy, the grieving biographer of a Victorian fantasist finds himself slipping inexorably into the supernatural world that consumed his subject.American Charles Ha...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 11 months ago
IN THE NIGHT WOOD was my first novel by Dale Bailey but I'm sure it won't be my last! Within the pages of this dark fiction narrative is a fairy-tale like story, but no "happily ever after" ending is promised. A couple inherits an old manor located in the countryside of England, on the edge of a l...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it 4 years ago
There is no more tired and overdone trope in the horror genre as the haunted house. I’ve read so many versions of these types of stories that it’s hard to get excited about it. Unfortunately this novel is just one of the many of this sub-genre that fall short. In about the most cliché of all possibl...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it 4 years ago
Dale Bailey is a writer I probably never would have read if not for my time in graduate school. That was the time when I tried the hardest to become a published author, so I subscribed to a lot of genre fiction magazines to know the market better. During that time, I stumbled across the writer in Th...
Rabbit Reads
Rabbit Reads rated it 5 years ago
This is one of my favorite [new to me] horror novels of this year. I think if you are not a gore-hound, but someone looking to start reading the genre, this would be perfect. There is some rape, child abuse, and animal death (but not overly graphic). I thought the writing was well done, and th...
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