The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14

Language: English

Pages: 517

ISBN: 2:00204498

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The finest exponents of horror fiction writing today, Neil Gaiman, China Mieville, Ramsey Campbell, Kim Newman, Graham Joyce, Paul McCauley, Stephen Gallagher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Basil Cooper, Glen Hirshberg, Jay Russell, feature in the world's premier annual horror anthology series, another bumper showcase devoted exclusively to excellence in macabre fiction. To accompany the very best in short stories and novellas is the year's most comprehensive horror overview and contacts listing as well as a fascinating necrology.

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smokegrey ghost muttering from nowhen, from hasn’t-been or never-will-be, and the child turns slowly towards her voice as the hurting thing chained to the rock begins to tear and stretches itself across the widening gulf. “Julia, please.” “You will be their queen, in the cities beneath the sea,” the old man says. “When I am not even a memory, child, you will hold them to the depths.” . . . And they all dead did lie, And a million million slimy things Liv’d on – and so did I . . . “Open your

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switched off. That was when I started thinking of her as a little dead girl, in her funeral home curtain dress. In fact I fantasized about the whole family of them living above the funeral parlour and climbing into the boxes to sleep at night. But not for long. My kid was still singing. Even the applause sounded better in here. She sat down flushed, and I could see that she was pleased with herself. Chantal was the youngest entrant in this class. She went up about twenty minutes later. If

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