Ray Garton (1962-)
Ray Garton was born in Redding, California, in 1962. is the author of 60 books, including horror novels such as the Bram Stoker Award-nominated Live Girls, Crucifax, Lot Lizards and The Loveliest Dead; thrillers like Sex and Violence in Hollywood, Murder Was My Alibi, Loveless and Trade Secrets; and seven short story collections. He has also written several movie and TV tie-ins and a number of young adult novels under the name Joseph Locke. In 2006, he received the Grand Master of Horror Award. He lives in northern California with his wife.