Richie Tankersley Cusick

CusickRichieTankersley_authorphotoRichie Tankersley Cusick is an American author of horror and suspense, working primarily in the YA market.  She wrote many books for the Point Thriller and Archway YA Horror lines throughout the late 1980s and 1990s, plus two adult horror novels Scarecrow and Blood Roots, which were published by Pocket Books. Her debut novel was Evil on the Bayou, released as a title in Dell’s Twilight line in 1984. The Twilight series was a direct competitor of Bantam’s Dark Forces series which was popular with teens at the time. Cusick wrote the novelization for the 1992 movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and other media tie-ins.  She has more than 25 published novels to her credit, and is still at work in the field of fiction.  She was born in New Orleans and now lives in Missouri.

To browse the list of her titles currently available in print and eBook editions, click here.

These cover scans are from the library of author Christopher Fulbright.

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