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A Book of Horrors

A Book of Horrors

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 085738810X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 400
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Don't turn out the lights . . . but open the cover, if you dare, and reveal the chilling delights that await you within the pages of A Book of Horrors. 'Stephen King, John Ajvide Linqvist, Lisa Tuttle and many more masters of the macabre issue a call to arms for the horror story in this collection of the very best in chiller fiction edited by Stephen Jones, one of the world's premier anthologists' - Crime Time Stephen Jones, Britain's most acclaimed horror editor, has gathered together masters of the macabre from across the world in this cornucopia of classic chills and modern menaces. Within these pages you will discover the most successful and exciting writers of horror and dark fantasy today, with a spine-chilling selection of stories displaying the full diversity of the genre, from classic pulp style to more contemporary psychological tales, to cutting-edge terror fiction that will leave you uneasily looking over your shoulder, or in the wardrobe, or under the bed . . . An original anthology of all-new horror and dark fantasy fiction, in all of its many and magnificent guises, by those devoted to the dark side. Including stories by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Crowther, Dennis Etchison, Elizabeth Hand, Brian Hodge, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen King, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Richard Christian Matheson, Reggie Oliver, Robert Shearman, Angela Slatter, Michael Marshall Smith and Lisa Tuttle.

The Penguin Book of Horror Stories

The Penguin Book of Horror Stories

  • Author: John Anthony Cuddon
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
  • ISBN: 9780140067996
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 607
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Stories by authors including Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, and Ray Bradbury depict terrifying events and encounters with the supernatural

Horrorology

Horrorology

Books of Horror

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1782069984
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 400
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Curated by award-winning editor Stephen Jones and illustrated by bestselling writer and artist Clive Barker, author of THE BOOKS OF BLOOD, welcome to HORROROLOGY: 'a dozen bone-chilling tales by modern masters' (Barry Forshaw, Independent). 'Stephen Jones knows horror . . . he's become one of the best guides to its shifting landscape' says Kirkus, and in HORROROLOGY, a follow-up to the bestselling A BOOK OF HORRORS, he has enticed terrifying storytellers including Clive Barker (THE SCARLET GOSPELS), Joanne Harris (A POCKETFUL OF CROWS), Kim Newman (ANNO DRACULA), Muriel Gray (THE TRICKSTER) and Michael Marshall Smith (HANNAH GREEN AND HER UNFEASIBLY MUNDANE EXISTENCE), amongst many others. A dozen all-new stories from some of the best talents in the field, they present 'a gamut of fear and sombre wonders demonstrating how horror writing can be both entertaining and challenging' (Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading). Be warned: you are about to discover the true meanings of fear!

The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories

The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories

  • Author: Various
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
  • ISBN: 9781840220568
  • Category: Horror tales
  • Page: 1149
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A superb collection of some of the greatest tales of the genre; many are classics while others are lesser-known gems unearthed from the vintage era of the supernatural.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1780337132
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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The latest edition of the world's foremost annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction. Here are some of the very best short stories and novellas by today's finest exponents of horror fiction - including Kim Newman, Neil Gaiman, China Miéville, Paul McAuley, Glen Hirshberg, Ramsey Campbell and Tanith Lee. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16 also contains the most comprehensive overview of horror around the world during the year, lists of useful contact addresses and a fascinating necrology. It is the one book that is required reading for every fan of macabre fiction.

The Little Book of Horrors

The Little Book of Horrors

  • Author: Sebastian Wolfe
  • Publisher: Barricade Books Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780942637427
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 126
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Collection of very short horror stories with some poems, true facts, horror comics, and illustrations.

Fearie Tales

Fearie Tales

Books of Horror

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1782064710
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 430
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Neil Gaiman, Joanne Harris and other bestsellers re-imagine famous fairy tales in this wonderfully rich, scary anthology, illustrated by Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings artist Alan Lee Following in the grand tradition of the Brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, some of today's finest writers have created their own brand-new fairy tales - but with a decidedly dark twist. Fearie Tales is a fantastical mix of spellbinding retellings of 'Cinderella', 'Rapunzel', 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'Rumpelstiltskin', among others, with unsettling tales inspired by other childhood classics, all interspersed with the sources of their inspiration: the timeless stories first collected by the Brothers Grimm. Edited by Stephen Jones, Britain's best-known anthologist of dark tales, and illustrated by Oscar-winning artist Alan Lee, who also provided the magnificent cover, with stories by Neil Gaiman; Joanne Harris; Garth Nix; John Ajvide Lindqvist; Markus Heitz; Michael Marshall Smith; Angela Slatter; Robert Shearman; Christopher Fowler; Ramsey Campbell; Peter Crowther; Brian Hodge; Brian Lumley; Reggie Oliver and Tanith Lee But be warned: this stunning volume of frightening fables is definitely not suitable for children!

The Best New Horror 7

The Best New Horror 7

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1472113632
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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The Best New Horror has established itself as the world's premier annual, showcasing the talents of the very best writers working in the horror and dark fantasy field today. In this latest volume, the multi-award winning editor has once again chosen more than twenty terrifying tales of supernatural fear and psychological dread by some of the most acclaimed authors working in the genre. Along with the most comprehensive review of the year and a fascinating necrology, this is the book no horror fan can afford to miss.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 13

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1780337159
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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Number 13 - lucky for horror fans! This award-winning anthology series has now reached its thirteenth spectacular volume and to mark the event, Steve Jones has chosen only the very best short stories and novellas by today's finest exponents of the horror genre. Contributors to this volume include: Gala Blau, Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Charles Grant, Glen Hirshberg, Chico Kidd, Nancy Kilpatrick, Paul J. McAuley, Conrad Williams. Also featuring the most comprehensive overview of the year, a fascinating necrology and a list of useful contacts, this is the one book that all lovers of the supernatural and psychological terror will want on their shelves.

Dark Voices

Dark Voices

The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories

  • Author: Stephen Jones,Clarence Paget
  • Publisher: Pan
  • ISBN: 9780330311007
  • Category: Horror tales
  • Page: 348
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Celebrating thirty years of the series. Collection of classic short stories by writers including Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Harry Harrison and Stephen King; each is introduced by a top horror author of today.

The Book of Lists: Horror

The Book of Lists: Horror

An All-New Collection Featuring Stephen King, Eli Roth, Ray Bradbury, and More, with an Introduction by Gahan Wilson

  • Author: Amy Wallace,Del Howison,Scott Bradley
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0061982377
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 432
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The phenomenally popular Book of Lists series has sold millions of copies from coast to coast, enthralling trivia aficionados with fascinating infobits about simply everything! Now the latest edition turns an evil eye toward the strange, the blood-curdling, and the macabre with spine-tingling fun facts from the dark side of entertainment. Chock-full of creepy information from the netherworlds of movies, TV, literature, video games, comic books, and graphic novels, The Book of Lists: Horror offers a blood-feast of forbidden knowledge that horror fans are hungry to devour, including: Stephen King's Ten Favorite Horror Novels or Short Stories—learn what scares the master! Top Six Grossing Horror Movies of All Time in the United States— which big shocks translated into big bucks? Top Ten Horror-Themed Rock 'n' Roll Songs—maybe it is ‘devil's music' after all! And much, much more! Drawing on its authors' extensive knowledge and contributions from the (living) legends and greatest names in the horror and dark fantasy genres, The Book of Lists: Horror is a scream—an irresistible compendium of all things mysterious, terrifying, and gory . . . and so entertaining, it's scary!

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1849015384
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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Here is the latest edition of the world's premier annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction. It features some of the very best short stories and novellas by today's masters of the macabre - including Neil Gaiman, Brian Keene, Elizabeth Massie, Glen Hirshberg, Peter Atkins and Tanith Lee. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror also features the most comprehensive yearly overview of horror around the world, lists of useful contact addresses and a fascinating necrology. It is the one book that is required reading for every fan of macabre fiction. PRAISE FOR THE SERIES 'Well-crafted celebration of a continuously inventive genre' SFX Magazine 'The must-have annual anthology for horror fans.' Time Out 'An essential volume for horror readers.' Locus 'In an age where genre fiction is often just reheated pastiche, the Best New Horror series continues to break from the herd, consistently raising the bar of quality and ingenuity.' Rue Morgue 'Brilliantly edited and most instructively introduced by legendary anthologist Stephen Jones.' Realms of Fantasy 'One of horror's best.' Publishers Weekly

Creepy Time Vol 1: A Book of Short Horror Stories

Creepy Time Vol 1: A Book of Short Horror Stories

  • Author: Robbie Fowler Cumberbatch
  • Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN: 1387071807
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: N.A
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Collection of short horror stories: psychological terror, paranormal events, Deep Web experiences, urban myths,, mysteries, ghosts, and more. Creepy Time, Volume 1 is the first volume of an entire collection of short horror stories. Welcome to the World of horror in short stories...

The Weiser Book of Horror and the Occult

The Weiser Book of Horror and the Occult

Hidden Magic, Occult Truths, and the Stories That Started It All

  • Author: DuQuette, Lon Milo
  • Publisher: Weiser Books
  • ISBN: 1578635721
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Page: 352
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Horror Takes Its Time Looking for a thoughtful fright? Or perhaps a frightful thought? Packed with stories selected by one of today’s leading esoteric scholars, this book will do more than make your toes curl and your skin crawl. These tales reveal hidden truths, inspire forbidden pursuits, and divulge the secrets of magical initiation in the guise of fiction. Covering topics from rituals to hauntings to Satanism, this one-of-a-kind volume includes selections from: Aleister CrowleyAmbrose BierceArthur MachenEdgar Allan PoeRobert W. ChambersRalph Adams CramH.P. LovecraftDion FortuneSir Edward George Bulwer-LyttonBram Stoker As DuQuette writes in his introduction, horror takes its time. It creeps in, seeps in, and lingers. These stories will take you hours to read, but they will stay with you, biting at your heels from the shadows, eternally. Don’t say we didn’t warn you...

The giant book of horror

The giant book of horror

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781854876201
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 587
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The Playboy book of horror and the supernatural

The Playboy book of horror and the supernatural

  • Author: Playboy
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 391
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The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror

The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1849014388
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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For twenty years The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror has been recognized as the world's foremost annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction. Now, with one story from each year in which it has been published, from 1989 to 2008, representing the work of dozens of authors, many of them acknowledged as the foremost practitioners of the genre, multi-award-winning editor Stephen Jones looks back on two decades of superb writing to bring readers the ultimate horror fiction anthology. With names such as Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Neil Gaiman, Michael Marshall Smith, Paul J. McAuley and Lisa Tuttle, this collection represents a true landmark in horror fiction publishing. Praise for Stephen Jones: 'Horror's last maverick.' - Christopher Fowler 'Stephen Jones . . . has a better sense of the genre than almost anyone in this country.'- Lisa Tuttle, The Times Books 'The best horror anthologist in the business is, of course, Stephen Jones.' - Roz Kavaney, Time Out 'Edited by Stephen Jones, a member of that tiny band of anthologists whose work is so reliably good that you automatically reach out and grab hold of any new volume spotted if you are wise.'- Gahan Wilson, Realms of Fantasy 'One of the genre's most enthusiastic cheerleaders.' - Publishers Weekly 'Horror readers owe Stephen Jones a lot.' - Rue Morgue 'Edited by the prolific and reliable Stephen Jones.' - SFX Magazine 'Jones performs his usual exemplary job.' - Starlog (UK) 'A new horror anthology from Stephen Jones is always an event' - Dennis Etchison

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror [17]

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror [17]

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1780333749
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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The year's finest tales of terror Here is the latest edition of the world's premier annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction. It features some of the very best short stories and novellas by today's masters of the macabre - including Peter Atkins, Cliver Barker, Glen Hirschberg, Joe Hill and Caitlin R. Kiernan. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror also features the most comprehensive yearly overview of horror around the world, lists of useful contact addresses and a fascinating necrology. It is the one book that is required reading for every fan of macabre fiction.

The Mammoth Book of Vampires

The Mammoth Book of Vampires

New edition

  • Author: Stephen Jones
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1780332807
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 160
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Modern masters of the macabre bring the dead to life in this specially re-vamped edition of the classic compilation every horror fan will want to sink their teeth into. From an award-winning editor who knows the genre backwards, here is the very best in vampire fiction: from tales of tempting sirens to contemporary serial killers; from the dark origins of fairy tales to a modern reinterpretation of the King of the Undead himself, Count Dracula. This revised edition features over a dozen new stories, including Tina Rath's A Trick of the Dark and Kim Newman's Andy Warhol's Dracula, as well as classic novellas such as Hugh B. Cave's Stragella and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Investigating Jericho. There are contributions by Nancy Kilpatrick, Christopher Fowler, Paul Mcauley, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Tina Rath, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison and Kim Newman.