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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. James Ambuehl is an American writer, poet and editor who has made a number of contributions to the H. P. Lovecraft-inspired Cthulhu Mythos. He has also written under the pseudonym Lew Cthew.

Many of Ambuehl's Mythos works are set in or around the town of Braving, Minnesota, a fictional location created for this particular purpose.

Selected Bibliography





Short fiction


  • "An Appreciation of 'He Hunts'" (1983) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "Nightmare" (1983) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "Kappa Alpha Tau" (1984) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "The Crypt" (1984) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "Dythalla" (1985) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "Ragnalla" (1985) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "The Outsider" (1990) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "Where Walks Istasha" (1990) [as Lew Cthew]
  • "The Eldritch Relic" (1998)
  • "When the Stars Are Right" (1998)
  • "Cthulhu's Camaro" (1999)
  • "Subway Terror" (1999)
  • "Stage-Fright" (1999)
  • "He Knew" (1999)
  • "Promethes: Where Walks Istasha" (2004)
  • "Untitled" (2005)
  • "Sleeping with the Fishes" (2006)
  • "The Ballad of Black Bart" (2006)
  • "The Seed from the Stars" (2006)
  • "Following in Pickman's Footsteps …" (2006)


  • Acolyte of the Arcane: Henry Kuttner (1984) [as Lew Cthew]
  • In the Shadow of Mount Selta: The Lovecraftian Works of Wilum Pugmire (1997)
  • In the Lake at Garlocks Bend: The Lovecraftian Works of David Kaufman (1997)
  • Lovecraftian Horror Comics (1999)