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The Devil and the Deep

The Devil and the Deep

Horror Stories of the Sea

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ISBN: 9781597809467
Published: 03/20/2018

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ISBN: 9781597809078
Published: 03/20/2018

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ISBN: 9781597809085
Published: 03/20/2018

Stranded on a desert island, a young man yearns for objects from his past. A local from a small coastal town in England is found dead as the tide goes out. A Norwegian whaling ship is stranded in the Arctic, its crew threatened by mysterious forces. In the nineteenth century, a ship drifts in becalmed waters in the Indian Ocean, those on it haunted by their evil deeds. A surfer turned diver discovers there are things worse than drowning under the sea. Something from the sea is creating monsters on land.

In The Devil and the Deep, award-winning editor Ellen Datlow shares an all-original anthology of horror that covers the depths of the deep blue sea, with brand new stories from New York Times bestsellers and award-winning authors such as Seanan McGuire, Christopher Golden, Stephen Graham Jones, and more.

Table of Contents
Introduction — Ellen Datlow
Deadwater — Simon Bestwick
Fodder’s Jig — Lee Thomas
The Curious Allure of the Sea — Christopher Golden
The Tryal Attract — Terry Dowling
The Whalers Song — Ray Cluley
A Ship of the South Wind — Bradley Denton
What My Mother Left Me — Alyssa Wong
Broken Record — Stephen Graham Jones
Saudade — Steve Rasnic Tem
A Moment Before Breaking — A.C.Wise
Sister, Dearest Sister, Let Me Show to You the Sea — Seanan McGuire
The Deep Sea Swell — John Langan
He Sings of Salt and Wormwood — Brian Hodge
Shit Happens — Michael Marshall Smith
Haunt — Siobhan Carroll
Acknowledgment of Copyright
About the Authors
About the Editor

Praise for The Devil and the Deep:

"With fifteen all original, outstanding tales of horror and the seas, The Devil and the Deep is an anthology that demands the attention of any fan of short horror fiction. . . . Perfectly executed, diverse, and bold this is a must have anthology for horror fans."—Signal Horizon

“This haunting and powerful anthology captures the beauty and terror of the deep blue sea. Horror fans will want to drown in its poetic depths.”—Library Journal

“Sure to delight horror fans of all sensibilities.”—B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog, “The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of March 2018”

“A fantastic collection of all-new short horror fiction by authors both well-known and unfamiliar. . . . No matter what kind of horror you like, there’s a story in here for everyone. With so many anthologies under her belt, Ellen Datlow has truly mastered the art of selecting and organizing stories for the best possible collection.”—The Gothic Library

“The storytellers assembled in The Devil and The Deep, expertly weave sea-spells both familiar and exotic, from pure abyssal terror to abstract metaphysical dissolution. The bends never felt this good.”—Another Dimension

“This horrific collection of fifteen short stories edited by the queen of horror anthologies, Ellen Datlow. . . . transported me to a place of fear and a painful struggle against a watery, deadly, and utterly inescapable force of nature. This book is without doubt a great choice for a quiet night on a summer vacation…at the beach.”—Awake at Midnight

“I enjoyed all the stories . . . Ellen Datlow has an incredible talent for putting together great collections and The Devil and the Deep will take its rightful place among my collection of favorite anthologies. I’m giving this collection four stars for taking me into its cold, dark and scary waters and stirring my imagination.”—Dead, Buried, and Back, 4 Stars

“I thoroughly enjoyed this anthology and can honestly say that I highly recommend it!”—Char’s Horror Corner