* CHRONOLOGY *

For readers who want to read all my stories in chronological order, I here present a list of them in the order they occur.  So far, these include the LEGEND OF DRACULA, LEGEND OF FRANKENSTEIN and KRANTZ FAMILY CHRONICLES series.  Following the name of the story is the approximate date of the principle events and the volume in which the story appears.

HFC:  Dracula: His First Centuries

HW:  Dracula: His Women

P&S:  Dracula: Plots & Schemes

IMD:  Dracula: Into the Mouth of Death

NOF:  The Nightmare of Frankenstein

MOW:  Monster of the World

MOE:  Monster of the East

FvM:  Frankenstein Versus the Martians

GAU: Ghouls Amongst Us

HK: Hugo Krantz

K&E: Krantz and Edgar

“The Delving (c. 25,000 bce) GAU

    The origin of the goblins.

THE KING KULL STORIES (c. 18,000 bce)

     by Robert E. Howard

“Rise of the Changelings (13,495-13,480 bce) GAU

    A goblin chief learns of a secret plan to eliminate his people.

“The Imp (13,490-80 bce) GAU

    A ranger raises a foundling.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS (13,480 bce)

     by J.R.R. Tolkien

THE CONAN OF CIMMERIA STORIES (c. 10,000 bce)

     by Robert E. Howard

“Ghazar and the Siege of Orghul (c. 150 ce) GAU

    A refugee ogre plants the seed of empire.

“Croaked (777 ce) GAU

    A renegade ogre finds refuge in a nest of vampires.

“Ghob Ascendant (1140-47) GAU

    The rise of a great ogre king in historical times.

“Windfall (the Middle Ages) GAU

    Ghouls find more corpses than they can eat.

“The Scholomance” (1448) HFC

    The Devil has a son.

“The Scribe” (1456-61) HFC

     A minor bureaucrat sees more than he wants.

“Devil’s Bargain” (1462) HFC

    Vlad Tepes meets a Gypsy fortune teller.

“Promises Made” (1476) HFC

    Vlad meets a woman who may well be his match.

“Broken and Put Together Wrong (1481) GAU

    The son of Ghob makes his mark in the world.

“The Fall of Ghob (1482-1525) GAU

    King Ghob bites off more than he can chew.

“Faust and the Devil” (1525-48) HFC

    The sorcerer Dr. Faust brings Vlad Dracula back from the dead

“The Curse of the Frankensteins (1531)

    Dracula and Faust cause mischief.  Note: This tale does not yet appear in any of the published books.

“The Homecoming” (1545) HFC

    Dracula meets his enemies.

“The Kingdom of the Night” (1546-47) HFC

    The vampire wars begin.

“Vampires and Werewolves and Demons, Oh My!” (1546, 1570) HFC

    Faust lectures Dracula.

“The Lamia of Averoigne” (1549) HFC

    Dracula attempts an alliance with the vampiress Nycea.

“Daughters of Dracula” (1553-54) HFC

    Dracula increases his fold.

“The Boogeyman” (1555) HFC

    Dracula battles Torbalan.

“The Hunt for Vardalekos” (1563) HFC

    Dracula and Lorenzo fight Vardalekos.

“Terrible People”, in three parts (1569-1571) HFC

    Dracula meets Ivan.

“The Side of the Road” (1570) HFC

    Dracula gets dumped.

“Family Ties” (1548-74) HFC

    Dracula accomplishes nothing.

“Promises Kept” (1576) HW

    A priest attempt's to stop Dracula's evil plan.

“The Ends of the Earth” (1578) HFC

    In Burma, Dracula attempts an alliance with the Tiger-Men.

“The Thing From the Tomb” (1578) HFC

    Dracula ambushed by the Spectre of Death!

“The Second Colony (1587) GAU

    Settlers find a world inhabited by hostiles.

“The Vampire Queen” (1590, 1630) HW

    Lilith pays Dracula a visit.

“Katya and the Basilisk” (1591) HW

    Dracula seduces Katya and creates a big snake.

“Horror in Little Russia” (1592) HW

    Dracula meets the Viy.

“The Blood Countess” (1595) HW

    Dracula and Elizabeth Bathory form an alliance.

“The Top of the World” (1624) HW

    Dracula attempts to ambush Chi You in the Himalayas.

“Immortal Love” (1637) HW

    A fairy tale of Dracula

A Slice of the Pie (1657) HW

  The pitfalls of bargaining with Dracula.

“That Which is Mine” (1665) HW

    Dracula and Gretchen search for his lost sword.

“The Tale of the Lamia” (1670) HW

    Dracula wages war against Nycea.

“The Golden Talons of the Kiang-Shi” (1672) HW

    Dracula allies with the White Peacock.

“Change is Good (1673-86) HK

     The origin of Hugo.

“Lord of the Rakshasas” (1682)  Not yet published.

    Erlik and Paranasabari ally against Mmbyu.

“The Count and I” (1687-95) HK

     Hugo makes a friend.

“Julie and I (1694-95) HK

     Hugo and the opera singer.

“Krantz in Love (1698) HK

     Hugo at the soiree.

“For the Love of Mircalla” (1698) HW

    Dracula and Elizabeth seduce Mircalla.

“Matters of Life and Death (1710) HK

     Hugo becomes the assistant of a mad scientist.

Krantz in Egypt (1717) HK

     Escaping from Barbary pirates, Hugo takes to plundering tombs.

“The Transformation” (1720) P&S

    The Origin of Bogdan.

“The Return of Dr. Chillingworth (1724) HK

     Hugo and Chillingworth attempt to raise the dead.

“The Witch Trial (1729) HK

     Hugo witnesses justice gone mad.

"The Return of Set" (1730) P&S

  Dracula must stop a cult from reviving an ancient vampire lord.

“Conversations Over Wine (1740) HK

     Hugo tells stories.

“The Werewolf Hunt (1742) HK

     In Averoigne, Hugo bites off more than he can chew.

“Our Dream Home (1743) HK

     Hugo and his bride run afoul of the ghoul-king.

"The Old Gods" (1752) P&S

  Dracula and Lorenzo study archeology.

“Half a Monster” (1755) P&S

    Dracula’s son turns against him.

“The Lost Lenore” (1757) P&S

    Dracula seduces Lenore.

“Necrologia” (1764) P&S

    Dracula goes book-hunting.

“The Loves of Miranda” (1767-85)  K&E

     The tale of Hugo's daughter

“Affairs” (1783-85) P&S

    Dracula meets a sorcerer who is his match.

“Lenore in America” (1787) P&S

    Lenore finds sorcery in the new nation.

“Victor” (1781-95) NOF

    How a little boy came to create a Monster.

“Life With the Frumps” (1795)  K&E

     Hugo's in-laws

“FRANKENSTEIN” (1795-99)

    By Mary Shelley

“What We Do For Friends” (1799-1803) NOF

    The Monster returns!

“The Fangs of Nycea” (1799) P&S

    Dracula and Nycea have it out once and for all.

“Erlik on the Run” (1801) P&S

    Dracula chases Erlik across Arabia.

“Die Grafin” (1801) P&S

     Dracula and Mircalla seduce Ulrica.

Untitled Story” (1804) P&S

    Addhema takes her love to the grave.

“Out With the Old” (1805) P&S

    Dracula rebuilds.

“The Mentor” (1804-16) NOF

    The Monster searches for Frankenstein's teachers.

“Inspiration” (1815) P&S

    Dracula and his place in the world.

“All About Edgar” (1815-1829)  K&E

     Hugo gains a nephew

“The Return of the Illuminati” (1816-18) NOF

    The Monster follows Frankenstein's footsteps.

“Outcasts Together” (1818-19) NOF

    The Monster joins the circus.

“Game Players” (1820) IMD

    When Ruthven met Mircalla.

“I Find Myself Famous” (1823) NOF

    The Monster finds his creator.

“Vampire Hunting in the Balkans” (1825) IMD

    Baron Vordenburg meets Baron Latos.

“Bits and Pieces” (1825-26) NOF

    The Monster meets a mad scientist.

“The Mad Woman of Rouen” (1830) NOF

    The Monster seeks a mate.

“The Second Mrs. Panderley” (1830-1831)  K&E

     Romance in Kent

“Witchcraft in the Swamp” (1833)  K&E

     Hugo and Edgar encounter a war of the witches

“Mad Science” (1837) NOF

    Yet another mad scientist.

“The Sporting Life” (1837)  K&E

     The hunt begins!

“Mad Sorcery” (1838-44) NOF

    Alchemy and the Monster.

“The Hospital” (1840)  K&E

     A doctor's crusade

“Lenore and the Ghouls” (1820-45) IMD

    Lenore meets Krantz & Edgar.

“The Village” (1844)  K&E

     Sacrificial lambs

“The Collectors” (1845) NOF

    The Monster is captured!

“The Circus of Freaks” (1847-48) MOW

    The Monster meets Madame Boogala!

“Hunter’s Legacy” (1848) IMD

    Vordenburg hunts for Dracula.

“Secrets From the Tomb” (1854) MOW

    The Monster finds himself imprisoned with the Pharaohs.

“Thrown Together” (1861) MOW

    A huckster finds the real thing.

“The Shadow Over Paris” (1863) MOW

    The Monster encounters a phantom.

“The Karnstein Blood” (1851-63) IMD

    Mircalla plans to seduce Laura.

“CARMILLA” (1863)

    By Sheridan Lefanu

“A New World” (1866) MOW

    The Monster comes to America, only to discover madness in Arkham, Massachusetts.

“A Phonograph Recording” (1870) MOW

    A tale of vengeance from the swamps.

“Laura's Tale” (1871) IMD

    Laura reminisces about Carmilla.

“The Breaking” (1871) IMD

    Dracula revolts!

“Kingdom of the Sewers (1871) GAU

    A wolf is not the most dangerous hunter in the streets of Paris.

“Eight Feet of Trouble” (1874) MOW

    The Monster in the Old West.

“The Trouble with Vampire Girls” (1875) IMD

    Dracula turns Mara and Anica.

“The Cult of the Barbary Coast” (1876) MOE

    The Monster in Old San Francisco.

“Beyond Cathay" (1878-80) MOE

    The Monster seeks a cannibal cult in the hinterlands of China and Tibet.

“Out of Cathay” (1881-81) MOE

    The Monster gets an honest job.

“The Founding of an Empire” (1883-90) MOE

    The Monster makes a deal.

“Revival” (1888) IMD

    A mad killer attempts to revive an undead monster.

“Houseguests” (May, 1890) IMD

    Dracula awaits Jonathan Harker.

“A Tour of the Castle” (May, 1890) HFC

    Dracula shows a painting to Jonathan Harker.

“DRACULA” (1890)

    By Bram Stoker

“Death” (November, 1890) IMD

    Dracula meets his doom.

“The Evil Doctor” (1893) MOE

    Even Monsters can look tame compared to humans.

“Death From Above” (1898) FvM

    In the Arctic, the Monster battles Martians.

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1898)

     by H.G. Wells

“Dr. Frankenstein, I Presume?” (1898) FvM

    The Monster meets his creator's descendant.

“Death on the Steppes” (1908) FvM

    The Monster finds a big hole in the ground.

“What Price Immortality? (1909) FvM

    Dr. Munoz treats the Monster.

“Chasing Phantoms” (1912) FvM

    Action amid the sewers and rooftops of Paris!

“The Voyage of the Vigilance” (1913) FvM

    Steampunk adventure and intrigue in the skies!

“As I Remember It” (1908-13) FvM

    The Monster reflects on his past.

“My Friend, the Professor” (1913) FvM

    The Monster befriends the famous Professor Challenger.

“Memories of Martians” (1913) FvM

    The Monster learns the truth.

The CTHULHU MYTHOS TALES (1922-39)

     of HP Lovecraft

“Pizza Boy (1995) GAU

     This job could be the death of you.

“Glory in Death (2007) GAU

    A civilian translator in Iraq discovers a lost civilization.

“When Arise the Dead (c. 2021) GAU

    The zombie apocalypse comes to Arkham.