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.