The best horror of the year Volume two / edited by Ellen Datlow

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Subjects: Horror tales, American
Horror tales, English
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: San Francisco : Night Shade, c2010
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 308 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Datlow, Ellen
Notes: ISBN: 9781597801737 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1597801739 (pbk.)
Contents: Summation 2009 / Ellen Datlow -- Lowland sea / Suzy McKee Charnas -- The end of everything / Steve Eller -- Mrs. Midnight / Reggie Oliver -- each thing i show you is a piece of my death / Gemma File & Stephen J. Barringer -- The nimble men / Glen Hirshberg -- What happens when you wake up in the night / Michael Marshall Smith -- Wendigo / Michaela Morrissette -- In the porches of my ears / Norman Prentiss -- Lonegan's Luck / Stephen Graham Jones -- The crevasse / Dale Bailey & Nathan Ballingrud -- The lion's den / Steve Duffy -- Lotophagi / Edward Morris -- The gaze dogs of nine waterfall / Kaaron Warren -- Dead loss / Carole Johnstone -- Strappado / Laird Barron -- The lammas worm / Nina Allan -- Technicolor / John Langan
Summary: "Celebrities take refuge in a white-walled mansion as plague and fever sweep into Cannes; a killer finds that the living dead have no appetite for him; a television presenter stumbles upon the chilling connection between a forgotten animal act and the Whitechapel murders; a nude man unexpectedly appears in the backgrounds of film after film; mysterious lights menace the crew of a small plane; a little girl awakens to discover her nightlight-- and more-- missing; two sisters hunt vampire dogs in the wild hills of Fiji; lovers get more than they bargained for in a decadent discothèque; a college professor holds a classroom mesmerized as he vivisects Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death" ... The seventeen stories included in this anthology were chosen from magazines, webzines, anthologies, literary journals, and single author collections to represent the best horror of the year"--Cover p. [4]
OCLC Number: 473467434
ISBN/ISSN: 9781597801737