Peter Alexander Haining (1940–2007) was a British journalist, author and anthologist who lived and worked in Suffolk. Born in Enfield, Middlesex, he began his career as a reporter in Essex and then moved to London where he worked on a trade magazine before joining the publishing house of New English Library.
Haining achieved the position of Editorial Director before becoming a full-time writer in the early Seventies. He edited a large number of anthologies, predominantly of horror and fantasy short stories, wrote non-fiction books on a variety of topics from the Channel Tunnel to Sweeney Todd and also used the pen names "Ric Alexander" and "Richard Peyton" on a number of crime story anthologies.
Hitchcock Fiction Anthologies
- Guaranteed Rest in Peace: Alfred Hitchcock (1966) - Editor
- Alfred Hitchcock: The Late Unlamented (1967) - Editor
- Alfred Hitchcock: Meet Death at Night (1967) - Editor
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents: This One Will Kill You (1971) - Editor
- This One Will Kill You (1972) - Editor