Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(? -?1988) US author in whose first novel, Chrysalis of Death (1976), a disastrous primordial germ changes people into beasts (see Devolution). A brave doctor fights the menace; there is soap opera and Sex. The Silverleaf Syndrome (1980; vt The Freak 1985) was a less noticeable incursion into similar territory, in which Biology is horrid (see Horror in SF). [JC]
- Chrysalis of Death (New York: Pocket Books, 1976) [pb/Robert Maguire]
- The Silverleaf Syndrome (New York: Tower Books, 1980) [pb/RSB]
- The Freak (New York: Leisure Books, 1985) [vt of the above: pb/]
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