A Book of Horrors by Stephen Jones

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A collection of original horror and dark fantasy from the world’s best writers, including Stephen King and John Ajvide Lindqvist

Many of us grew up on The Pan Book of Horror Stories and its later incarnations, Dark Voices and Dark Terrors (The Gollancz Book of Horror), which won the World Fantasy Award, the Horror Critics’ Guild Award and the British Fantasy Award, but for a decade or more there has been no non-themed anthology of original horror fiction published in the mainstream. Now that horror has returned to the bookshelves, it is time for a regular anthology of brand-new fiction by the best and brightest in the field, both the Big Names and the most talented newcomers including:

Ramsey CampbellPeter CrowtherDennis EtchisonElizabeth HandBrian HodgeCaitlin R. KiernanStephen KingJohn Ajvide LindqvistRichard Christian MathesonReggie OliverRobert ShearmanAngela SlatterMichael Marshall SmithLisa Tuttle

A Book of Horrors will be the foremost in the field: an eclectic collection of the very best chiller fiction from across the world.



About Stephen Jones

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STEPHEN JONES is the multiple-award-winning editor and author of more than one hundred books in the horror and fantasy genres. A former television director/producer, movie publicist, and consultant (including the first three Hellraiser movies), he has edited the reprint anthology Best New Horror for more than twenty years. He lives in Wembley, Middlesex, and travels widely.
Published September 18, 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin. 448 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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City Book Review

When British author Terry Jones set out to bring the anthology that would become A Book of Horrors together, his goal was make the world realize that the concept of the horror story and the ability to frighten and terrify readers in a number of ways is still alive and well, contrary to what the l...

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Stephen Jones WebsiteISFDB BibliographySF Site Review: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume 22SF Site Review: The Mammoth Book of DraculaSF Site Review: VisitantsSF Site Review: Zombie Apocalypse!SF Site Review: The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror Volume 21SF Site Review: The Mammoth Book o...

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The Agony Column

The horror anthology is, traditionally, one of the backbones of horror fiction, particularly appreciated by those fans of dark literature who, like me, seek for a variety of themes and atmospheres and prefer short stories or novellas rather than novels because endowed with a short-lasting suspens...

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The British Fantasy Society

Book review (0) A BOOK OF HORRORS, edited by Stephen Jones, PS Publishing, ebook, £6.55.

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The British Fantasy Society

Stephen Jones apparently has the contacts (and the budget) to simply call some of the world’s most accomplished and best known authors and have them send him stories.

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