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Delirium Books

Delirium Books, launched in the Summer of 1999 by Shane Ryan Staley, is currently recognized as one of the premiere horror publishers in the collector's market, producing low print run limited editions intended for both collectors and readers alike.

In 2005, Delirium Books won the prestigious Bram Stoker Award for Excellence in Specialty Press Publishing, presented by the HWA (Horror Writer's Association). The same year, Delirium took home the first annual Shocker Award for Small Press of the Year, presented by Shocklines.com, one of the biggest independent horror booksellers in the U.S.

Magazines

Some of the first offerings from Delirium Books were magazines, all digest-sized with color covers. The print runs for these magazines is unknown.

Chapbooks

Hardcover Line

Delirium's Hardcover Line features first edition titles produced in limited editions with full-color dust jackets. Delirium produces true limited edition hardcovers, as the runs in this line are signed and numbered from less than 50 to 500 copies. The first five Hardcover Line books were released without dust jackets. Beginning September 2008 the Hardcover Line is published as a subscription at 150-copies and is sold-out pre-publication.

1999

  • The House Spider and Other Strange Visitors by Kurt Newton (August 1999): Published as a 50-copy limited hardcover. Approximately 40 copies were actually printed.
  • Demons, Freaks, and Other Abnormalities by Michael Laimo (October 1999): Published in as a 150-copy limited hardcover. Approximately 100 copies were actually printed.

2000

  • I Love You and There is Nothing You Can Do About It by Gerard Houarner (January 2000): Published as a 200-copy limited hardcover. Approximately 125 copies were actually printed.
  • Terror Incognita by Jeffrey Thomas (March 2000): Published as a 200-copy limited hardcover. Approximately 125 copies were actually printed.
  • Up, Out of Cities that Blow Hot and Cold by Charlee Jacob (May 2000): Published as a 20-copy leather-bound hardcover (Delirium’s first leather-bound) and a 300-copy limited hardcover. Approximately 200 copies of the limited hardcover were actually printed.
  • Cage of Bones and Other Deadly Obsessions by John Everson (October 2000): Published as a 300-copy limited hardcover.

2001

2002

  • Dark Testament edited by Shane Ryan Staley (January 2002): Published as a 200-copy limited hardcover and a 100-copy trade hardcover.
  • Dark Demons by Kurt Newton (March 2002): Published as a 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Maternal Instinct by J. F. Gonzalez (April 2002): Published as a 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Guises by Charlee Jacob (June 2002): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Atmosphere by Michael Laimo (July 2002): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 300-copy limited hardcover. Delirium’s first full-length novel.
  • Visions Through A Shattered Lens by Gerard Houarner (September 2002): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 300-copy limited hardcover.

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Trade Paperbacks

Paperback Book Club

Ultra Editions

Genuine leather books housed in an equally attractive genuine leather hinged box, the Ultra Series offers the collector's community extremely rare editions by some of the biggest authors in the genre. Buyers have the option to personalize their copies by getting their names on a special "thanks" page from the author, as well as having their book personally inscribed. Produced in an extremely limited nature, only 26-36 copies produced of each title.

Dark Homage Series

Volume One: Lovecraft

Dark Essential Series

This special series focuses on titles that have never before seen print as a hardcover. Delirium Books reprints these Horror Essentials for collectors who prefer hardcovers in their personal libraries. In each limited edition hardcover, Delirium includes special original bonus material not found in the original paperbacks. Each book is signed by the author and limited to no more than 200 copies.

At the end of each year, Delirium will offer custom-made slipcases to house the entire volume of books. This special slipcase features the Dark Essentials logo as well as the volume lineup.

Volume One

  • Book #1: Dragonfly by Brian Knight (October 2003): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 100-copy limited hardcover.
  • Book #2: Hexes by Tom Piccirilli (December 2003): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover and 100-copy limited hardcover.

Volume Two

  • Book #1: Soma by Charlee Jacob (February 2004): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Book #2: Grave Markings by Michael Arnzen (April 2004): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Book #3: Ravenous Ghosts by Kealan Patrick Burke (July 2004): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and 150-copy limited hardcover.
  • Book #4: The Many by David B. Silva (August 2004): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 150-copy limited

hardcover.

limited hardcover.

  • Book #6: AAAIIIEEE!!! by Jeffrey Thomas (December 2004): Published as a 15-copy leather-bound hardcover and a 150-copy limited hardcover.

Volume Three

Volume Four

Exclusives Series

Delirium Books Exclusive Series (known as the X-series) are extremely limited edition hardcovers that are only sold in preorder, within a reservation period of 1-3 months. The total number of books ordered in the reservation period becomes the total print run. To make this an extremely collectible series, Delirium has placed a maximum production on each book of 100 copies. These titles are sold exclusively through Delirium Books, and are not stocked by booksellers.

Special Edition Series

  • Book #1: A Puppet Show For No One by Jeffrey Thomas (March 2004): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover. Included a puppet.
  • Book #2: Scary Rednecks: The Appalachian Omnibus by Weston Ochse and David Whitman (November 2004): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover.
  • Book #3: The Doll Who Ate His Mother by Ramsey Campbell (September 2005): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover. Included a doll created by Jesse Wroblewski.
  • Book #4: The Rising: Selected Scenes From the End of the World by Brian Keene (March 2006): Published as a 32-copy leather-bound hardcover with two addition copies produced (one for the publisher and one for the author). Also published as a 500-copy limited hardcover (October 2007). A reprint trade paperback published in (July 2008).
  • Book #5: Earthworm Gods: Selected Scenes from the End of the World by Brian Keene (July 2008): Published as a 32-copy leather-bound hardcover with two addition copies produced (one for the publisher and one for the author). Also the same month published as a 500-copy limited hardcover. A trade paperback was cancelled due to sales of the limited hardcover.

Chapbooks Series

Starting in the Fall of 2005, Delirium began publication of signed, limited hardcover chapbooks. Each chapbook's side-sewn and has a graphic cover and measure 4½ inches x 6¼ inches and feature 100+ pages. As of September 2008 the Chapbook Series has been placed on hiatus.

Subsidiary Presses

Corrosion Press

December Girl Press

Dimension House

The Godhead Trilogy

  • Book #1: Towing Jehovah by James Morrow (March 2004): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover.
  • Book #2: Blameless in Abaddon by James Morrow (May 2004): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover.
  • Book #3: The Eternal Footman by James Morrow (July 2004): Published as a 26-copy leather-bound hardcover.
  • Supplemental Volume: Reflections and Refractions by James Morrow (2004): Published as a 26-copy limited hardcover chapbook.

The Dreamlands Series

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