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The Best Horror of the Year, Vol. 3

The Best Horror of the Year, Vol. 3

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ISBN: 9781597802178
Published: 06/01/2011

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ISBN: 9781597803267
Published: 06/01/2011


Edited by ELLEN DATLOW

Featuring stories by:

Laird Barron

Cody Goodfellow

Stephen Graham Jones

John Langan

Joe R. Lansdale

Tanith Lee

Richard Christian Matheson

Norman Partridge

M. Rickert

Catherynne M. Valente

and many others

A doctor makes a late-night emergency call to an exclusive California riding school; a professor inherits a mysterious vase. . . and a strange little man; a struggling youth discovers canine horrors lurking beneath the streets of Albany; a sheriff ruthlessly deals with monstrosities plaguing his rural town; a pair of animal researchers makes a frightening discovery at a remote site; a sweet little girl entertains herself. . . by torturing faeries; a group of horror aficionados attempts to track down an unfinished film by a reclusive cult director; a man spends a chill night standing watch over his uncle’s body; a girl looks to understand her place in a world in which zombies have overrun the earth; a murderous pack of nuns stalks a pair of Halloween revelers. . .

What frightens us, what unnerves us? What causes that delicious shiver of fear to travel the lengths of our spines? It seems the answer changes every year. Every year the bar is raised; the screw is tightened. Ellen Datlow knows what scares us; 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.

Legendary editor Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft Unbound, Tails of Wonder and Imagination), winner of multiple Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards, joins Night Shade Books in presenting The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Three.