By Peter Giglio, Simon McCaffery, Jon Michael Kelley, Eric J. Guignard, Trent Zelazny
12 darkish stories from the masters and emerging stars of style fiction. whole TOC: "No extra Shadows" through Tim Waggoner; "A Curse and a Kiss" by means of Eric J. Guignard; "Depravation" via Mark Allan Gunnells; "The woman with the Thirsty Eyes" through Scott Bradley; "Slink" through Trent Zelazny; "Vampiro" by means of John Palisano; "Kristall Tag" via Holly Newstein; "The Tardy Hand of pass over Tangerine" via Jon Michael Kelley; "Vanishing Act" through Simon McCaffery; "Windows within the Wreckage" through Trent Zelazny; "Coyote Gambit" by way of Gene O'Neill; "Closing Time" via Amy Wallace.
By Gregory Lamberson
By Peter Clines
“It is a straightforward factor to rule through fear.”
It’s been years because the tidal wave of ex-humans washed over the realm. on account that then, because of St George and his fellow heroes, the group referred to as the Mount has been the final recognized outpost of safeguard, sanity, and freedom left to humanity.
But even for the Mount, survival nonetheless balances on a razor’s edge—and after a catastrophe decimates the town’s nutrients offer, the heroes needs to make a dicy gamble to maintain its voters from starving.
And then the inside track arrives of an odd, man-made island in the course of the Pacific. An island populated not only through survivors, yet by way of those that appear to be farming, elevating kids, living—people who, just like the heroes, have one way or the other controlled to maintain the spark of civilization alive.
Paying this position a trip can be an easy goodwill undertaking, yet because the island unearths itself to be a sinister mirror-image of what the heroes have equipped on the Mount, the price of their solid intentions turns into dangerously excessive.
By Adam Nevill
When 4 previous collage pals trigger into the Scandinavian wasteland of the Arctic Circle, they target to in brief get away the issues in their lives and reconnect with each other. but if Luke, the one guy nonetheless unmarried and dwelling a precarious life, reveals he has little left in universal together with his well-heeled acquaintances, tensions upward thrust. With restricted adventure among them, a shortcut intended to ease their hike becomes a nightmare situation which could expense them their lives. misplaced, hungry, and surrounded by means of woodland untouched for millennia, Luke figures issues could not very likely get any worse. yet then they stumble throughout an previous habitation. historic artefacts beautify the partitions and there are bones scattered upon the dry flooring. The residue of outdated rites and pagan sacrifice for anything that also exists within the wooded area. whatever chargeable for the bestial presence that follows their each step. because the 4 pals stagger towards salvation, they study that loss of life does not come effortless between those historic bushes . . .
By Graham Masterton
By Dean Koontz, Kevin J. Anderson
From the prestigious mind's eye of Dean Koontz comes a strong remodeling of 1 of the vintage tales of all time. for those who imagine you recognize the legend, you recognize purely part the reality. here's the secret, the parable, the fear, and the magic of . . .
Every urban has its secrets and techniques. yet none as bad as this. he's Deucalion, a tattooed guy of mysterious starting place, a sleight-of-reality artist who has traveled the centuries with a mystery worse than dying. He arrives in New Orleans as a serial killer stalks the streets, a killer who conscientiously selects his sufferers for the humanity that's lacking in himself. Deucalion’s course will lead him to chill, difficult police detective Carson O’Connor and her committed companion, Michael Maddison, who're monitoring the slayer yet will quickly observe symptoms of whatever way more terrifying: a whole race of killers who're a lot more–and less–than human and, deadliest of all, their deranged, near-immortal maker: Victor Helios–once referred to as Frankenstein.
By John Everson
In NightWhere ist alles erlaubt – alles!
Der membership ist legendär. Obwohl niemand weiß, wo er sich befindet. Denn er hat keine Adresse. Über das, was once dort passiert, erzählt guy sich die grausigsten Geschichten …
Mark erfüllt die sexuellen Wünsche seiner jungen Frau Rae, denn er möchte, dass sie glücklich ist. Deshalb lässt er sich gemeinsam mit ihr auf Fesselspiele in Swinger-Clubs ein. Als ihr das nicht mehr reicht, führt sie ihn ins NightWhere.
Dort genießt Rae die blutigen Foltern, die unvorstellbaren Schmerzen, die schlimmsten Erniedrigungen. Als sie jedoch ins gefürchtete Schwarze Zimmer will, kann Mark ihr das aus Angst um ihre Gesundheit nicht erlauben. Doch Rae lässt sich nicht mehr aufhalten, weil sie für den ultimativen Orgasmus längst mit ihrem Leben abgeschlossen hat …
Finalist des Bram Stoker Award als bester Roman.
NightWhere ist etwas Spezielles. Ein Kult-Roman – intensiv, brutal und erschreckend und nur für die, die mit diesem besonderen Thema umgehen können. Nachdem die letzte Seite umgeblättert ist, wird die Welt des Lesers (ob Mann oder Frau) sich verändert haben!