Dark Delicacies 2: Fear : More Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre by the World's Greatest Horror Writers

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Del Howison, Jeff Gelb
Carroll & Graf, 2007 - Fiction - 269 pages
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In a second distinguished collection of twenty superb, sublimely dark tales written especially for this volume, such acknowledged contemporary masters of horror fiction as Barbara Hambly, John Farris, James Sallis, Steve Niles, Tananarive Due, L. A. Banks, and Gary Brandner serve up a veritable feast of fear.

For the second time, Dark Delicacies, the world's foremost horror bookstore, lends its famous name and imprimatur to an anthology designed to please the palate of the genre's most discriminating fans. Throughout, the editors — Del Howison (co-owner of Dark Delicacies) and leading horror anthologist Jeff Gelb — present perfectly crafted, freshly original horror-fiction fare that is as terrifying as it is chillingly delicious.

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Mainly decent contemporary horror stories. Names I recognized: Barbara Hambly (vampire on the Titanic, which is both funnier and more horrifying than you might think); Joe Lansdale (gore), Tananarive ... Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLara - LibraryThing

The inside of the book claims to have 20 stories, then another page claims to have 19, but I only counted 18 stories - of which I found 11 to be pretty good. There's something for everyone in here: a ... Read full review


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Del Howison, founder of the world's most famous horror emporium and bookstore, Dark Delicacies, has used his extensive friendships in the horror field to compile this second anthology. He is an esteemed expert in the genre and has made cameo appearances in a number of horror films. Howison lives in Los Angeles.

Jeff Gelb is the leading anthologist in contemporary horror. He is the co-editor of the Hot Blood erotic horror series, which features multiple Bram Stoker award-winners. His anthologies have debuted new fiction by Stephen King, Lawrence Block, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, and Brian Lumley. He lives in California.

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