The Best Horror of the Year

The Best Horror of the Year

Volume Nine

Book - 2017
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"An elderly man aggressively defends his private domain against all comers--including his daughter;a policeman investigates an impossible horror show of a crime; a father witnesses one of the worst things a parent can imagine; the abuse of one child fuels another's yearning; an Iraqi war veteran seeks a fellow soldier in his hometown but finds more than she bargains for.... The Best Horror of the Year showcases the previous year;s best offerings in short fiction horror. This edition includes award-winning and critically acclaimed authors Adam L. G. Nevill, Livia Llewellyn, Peter Straub, Gemma Files, Brian Hodge, and more. For more than three decades, award-winning editor and anthologist Ellen Datlow has had her finger on the pulse of the latest and most terrifying in horror writing. Night Shade Books is proud to present the ninth volume in this annual series, a new collection of stories to keep you up at night"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: ©2017
New York :, Night Shade Books,, [20167
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781510716667
Characteristics: xlii, 391 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Datlow, Ellen - Editor
Contents: Summation 2016 / Ellen Datlow
Nesters / Siobhan Carroll
The Oestridae / Robert Levy
The process is a process all its own / Peter Straub
The bad hour / Christopher Golden
Red rabbit / Steve Rasnic Tern
It's all the same road in the end / Brian Hodge
Fury / DB Waters
Grave goods / Gemma Files
Between dry ribs / Gregory Norman Bossert
The days of our lives / Adam L. G. Nevill
The house of wonders / C.E. Ward
The numbers / Christopher Burns
Bright crown of joy / Livia Llewellyn
The beautiful thing we will become / Kristi DeMeester
Wish you were here / Nadia Bulkin
Ragman / Rebecca Lloyd
What's out there? Gary McMahon
No matter which way we turned / Brian Evenson
The Castellmarch man / Ray Cluley
The ice beneath us / Steve Duffy
On these blackened shores of time / Brian Hodge.
Summary: "An elderly man aggressively defends his private domain against all comers--including his daughter;a policeman investigates an impossible horror show of a crime; a father witnesses one of the worst things a parent can imagine; the abuse of one child fuels another's yearning; an Iraqi war veteran seeks a fellow soldier in his hometown but finds more than she bargains for.... The Best Horror of the Year showcases the previous year;s best offerings in short fiction horror. This edition includes award-winning and critically acclaimed authors Adam L. G. Nevill, Livia Llewellyn, Peter Straub, Gemma Files, Brian Hodge, and more. For more than three decades, award-winning editor and anthologist Ellen Datlow has had her finger on the pulse of the latest and most terrifying in horror writing. Night Shade Books is proud to present the ninth volume in this annual series, a new collection of stories to keep you up at night"--Amazon.com.

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