Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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On one magical night of the year—when the breeze is scented with dead leaves and pumpkin, when the days have grown shorter and winter’s first touch prickles your skin—the barrier between worlds is at its thinnest, and dark magic abounds. Whether it’s the legendary trickster Jack about to acquire his first lantern, a teenage girl  [ Read More ]

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ABOUT HAUNTED NIGHTS Sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, co-edited by Ellen Datlow, one of the most successful and respected genre editors, and Lisa Morton, a leading authority on Halloween. In addition to stories about scheming jack-o’-lanterns, vengeful ghosts, otherworldly changelings, disturbingly realistic haunted attractions, masks that cover  [ Read More ]


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MONSTERS OF L.A.. published in trade paperback by Bad Moon Books, 2011. Reprinted in e-book form with new cover art by Lynne Hansen, 2018. Nineteen never-before-published short stories and one novelette (“The Urban Legend”) that re-introduce the classic movie monsters into contemporary Southern California settings. At the back of the book are small essays that  [ Read More ]

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