A host of horror and fantasy's top authors captures the spirit of supreme supernatural storyteller H. P. Lovecraft with eighteen chilling contemporary tales that would have made the master proud. "The Barrens" by F. Paul Wilson:
In a tangled wilderness, unearthly lights lead the way to a world no human was meant to see. "His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood" by Poppy Z. Brite:
Two dabblers in black magic encounter a maestro of evil enchantment. "On the Slab" by Harlan Ellison:
The corpse of a one-eyed giant brings untold fortune--and unspeakable fear--to whoever possesses it. "Pickman's Modem" by Lawrence Watt-Evans:
Horror is a keystroke away when an ancient evil lurks in modern technology.
PLUS FOURTEEN MORE BLOOD-CURDLING STORIES
"Shaft Number 247" by Basil Copper
"The Adder" by Fred Chappell
"Fat Face" by Michael Shea
"The Big Fish" by Kim Newman
"I Had Vacantly Crumpled It into My Pocket . . . But by God, Eliot, It Was a Photograph from Life!" by Joanna Russ
"H.P.L." by Gahan Wilson
"The Unthinkable" by Bruce Sterling
"Black Man with a Horn" by T. E. D. Klein
"Love's Eldritch Ichor" by Esther M. Friesner
"The Last Feast of Harlequin" by Thomas Ligotti
"The Shadow on the Doorstep" by James P. Blaylock
"Lord of the Land" by Gene Wolfe
"The Faces at Pine Dunes" by Ramsey Campbell
"24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai" by Roger Zelazny
About the Author
Gabrielle de Cuir, award-winning narration, has narrated over two hundred titles and specializes in fantasy, humor, and titles requiring extensive foreign language and accent skills. She was a cowinner of the Audie Award for best narration in 2011 and a three-time finalist for the Audie and has garnered six AudioFile Earphones Awards. Her "velvet touch" as an actor's director has earned her a special place in the audiobook world as the foremost producer for bestselling authors and celebrities.
Poppy Z. Brite is the author of numerous titles and short stories, specializing in horror, dark comedy, and all things thrilling. His novels include Exquisite Corpse, Drawing Blood, and Lost Souls. He is also the author of short story collections including Wormwood.
F. Paul Wilson is the New York Times bestselling author of horror, adventure, medical thrillers, science fiction, and virtually everything in between. His books include the Repairman Jack novels--including Ground Zero, The Tomb, and Fatal Error--the Adversary cycle--including The Keep--and a young adult series featuring the teenage Jack. Wilson has won the Prometheus Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Inkpot Award from the San Diego ComiCon, and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers of America, among other honors. He lives in Wall, New Jersey.
Thomas Ligotti is among the most acclaimed horror writers of the past thirty years and has received three Bram Stoker Awards, a British Fantasy Award, and an International Horror Guild Award.