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Dark Shadows was an American gothic soap opera that ran for six seasons from 1966 to 1971, plus two films 'House of Dark Shadows' (1970) and 'Night of Dark Shadows' (1971). The show depicted the lives of the Collins family and became hugely popular when vampire Barnabas Collins appeared a year into its run. Dark Shadows also featured ghosts, werewolves, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel, and a parallel universe. Thirty two books were published by Paperback Library from 1966 to 1972 in a numbered series and four further books were published at random intervals (three by Lara Parker who starred in the 1971 film). The first four books of the original series were issued with 'art' covers until the character of Barnabas joined the series, and then they were re-issued with photo covers even though he wasn't in those books.

Paperback Library Books

First Issue
No 1 (1966)

Dark Shadows
No 2 (1967)

Victoria Winters
No 3 (1967)

Strangers at Collins House
No 4 (1968)

The Mystery of Collinwood

Second Issue
No 1 (Dec 1966)

Dark Shadows
No 2 (Mar 1967)

Victoria Winters
No 3 (Sep 1967)

Strangers at Collins House
No 4 (Jan 1968)

The Mystery of Collinwood
No 5 (May 1968)

The Curse of Collinwood
No 6 (Nov 1968)

Barnabas Collins
No 7 (Jan 1969)

The Secret of Barnabas Collins
No 8 (Apr 1969)

The Demon of Barnabas Collins
No 9 (Jul 1969)

The Foe of Barnabas Collins
No 10 (Sep 1969)

The Phantom and Barnabas Collins
No 11 (Oct 1969)

Barnabas Collins Versus the Warlock
No 12 (Nov 1969)

The Peril of Barnabas Collins
No 13 (Jan 1970)

Barnabas Collins and the Mysterious Ghost
No 14 (Feb 1970)

Barnabas Collins and Quentin's Demon
No 15 (Mar 1970)

Barnabas Collins and the Gypsy Witch
No 16 (Apr 1970)

Barnabas Collins and the Mummy's Curse
No 17 (May 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Avenging Ghost
No 18 (Jun 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Nightmare Assassin
No 19 (Jul 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Cyrstal Coffin
No 20 (Aug 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Witch's Curse
No 21 (Sep 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Haunted Cave
No 22 (Oct 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Frightened Bride
No 23 (Nov 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Scorpio Curse
No 24 (Dec 1970)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Serpent
No 25 (Jan 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Magic Potion
No 26 (Feb 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Body Snatchers
No 27 (Apr 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Dr Jekyll's Son
No 28 (Jun 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Grave Robbers
No 29 (Aug 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Sea Ghost
No 30 (Oct 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Mad Magician
No 31 (Dec 1971)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Hidden Tomb
No 32 (Mar 1972)

Barnabas, Quentin and the Vampire Beauty

Picture Book
Dec 1969

A Personal Picture Album

Humour and Short Stories Books
Dec 1969

Barnabas Collins In a Funny Vein
Aug 1970

Book of Vampires and Werewolves

Film Novelisation
Oct 1970

House of Dark Shadows

Harper Collins Books

1998

Angelique's Descent
1999

Dreams of the Dark
2006

The Salem Branch

Tor Books

2012

Angelique's Descent
2012

The Salem Branch
2013

Wolf Moon Rising

Starscape Books

2016

Heiress of Collinwood

Pomegranite Press Books

2012

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