A Book of Horrors

A selection of unique horror and darkish delusion from the world's top writers, together with Stephen King and John Ajvide Lindqvist

Many people grew up on The Pan e-book of Horror tales and its later incarnations, Dark Voices and Dark Terrors (The Gollancz ebook of Horror), which gained the area myth Award, the Horror Critics' Guild Award and the British delusion Award, yet for a decade or extra there was no non-themed anthology of unique horror fiction released within the mainstream. Now that horror has again to the bookshelves, it's time for a typical anthology of brand-new fiction by way of the simplest and brightest within the box, either the large Names and the main gifted rookies including:

- 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
- Lisa Tuttle

A booklet of Horrors will be the major within the box: an eclectic number of some of the best chiller fiction from around the world.

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