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Cemetery Dance

The Best of Cemetery Dance 2 edited by Richard Chizmar

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Editor: Richard Chizmar
Artist: Stacy Drum, Phil Parks, Bernie Wrightson

The Best of Cemetery Dance: Volume Two showcases the very finest short stories from issues 26 to 50 of Cemetery Dance magazine, picking up where the acclaimed and award-winning first "Best of" volume left off!

Featuring a virtual "who's who" of today's greatest authors of dark fiction, The Best of Cemetery Dance: Volume Two will be one of the most important anthologies of the year. Just a handful of the contributors include Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, Peter Straub, Bentley Little, Michael Marshall Smith, Ray Garton, Jack Ketchum, Douglas Clegg, Poppy Z. Brite, Joe R. Lansdale, Nancy A. Collins, Peter Crowther, Norman Partridge, Ed Gorman, William F. Nolan, F. Paul Wilson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Simon Clark, Richard Christian Matheson, David J. Schow, Stewart O'Nan, Glen Hirshberg, Ramsey Campbell, and dozens of others!

Cemetery Dance magazine has been published for more than thirty years now, and is the winner of the World Fantasy Award and the International Horror Critics Guild Award, as well as a nominee for both the British Fantasy Award and the American Horror Award. Don't miss what's sure to be one of the most talked about anthologies of the year!

Table of Contents:

  • "Emma Baxter's Boy" by Ed Gorman
  • "The Power of the Primitive" by Terry Lamsley
  • "Bucket of Blood" by Norman Partridge
  • "Even Beggars Would Ride" by Peter Crowther and James Lovegrove
  • "Second Opinion" by Ray Garton
  • "Vampire King of the Goth Chicks" by Nancy A. Collins
  • "Dry Whiskey" by David B. Silva
  • "If I Should Die Before I Wake" by Gary Raisor
  • "When the Penny Drops" by Jack Ketchum
  • "Vine of the Soul" by Poppy Z. Brite
  • "Fries with That?" by Douglas Clegg
  • "Rainy Weather" by Joe R. Lansdale
  • "Sitting in the Corner, Whimpering Quietly" by Dennis Etchison
  • "Relic" by Richard Matheson
  • "A Convenient Arrangement" by Michael Marshall Smith
  • "Silk and Fire" by William F. Nolan
  • "Mr Hands" by Gary A. Braunbeck
  • "Marsha DeFilippo and Julie Eugley: The Queens Behind the Kings" by Stanley Wiater
  • "The Kingdom of Heaven" by Peter Straub
  • "Night Dive" by F. Paul Wilson
  • "Kindred Souls" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • "The Ballyhooly Boy" by Graham Masterton
  • "Runaway" by Christopher Golden
  • "The Gravedigger's Tale" by Simon Clark
  • "Sticks" by Christa Faust
  • "Bomber's Moon" by Tim Lebbon
  • "Bedlam" by Richard Christian Matheson
  • "It's In the Bag" by Thomas F. Monteleone
  • "Martyr and Pesty" by Jonathan Lethem
  • "The Riders" by Bentley Little
  • "Genetically Predisposed" by Elizabeth Engstrom
  • "The Panic Switch" by Jay Bonansinga
  • "Harming Obsession" by Bev Vincent
  • "The Local People" by Phil Rickman
  • "Losing It" by Mark Morris
  • "Voice C" by Tom Piccirilli
  • "Yesterday, Upon the Stair" by Tony Richards
  • "Darkness Closing" by Greg Kishbaugh
  • "When God Opens a Door" by Tim Waggoner
  • "The Goddess of Cruelty" by Thomas Tessier
  • "Things" by Lawrence C. Connolly
  • "Storm Drain" by David J. Schow
  • "The Departed" by Stewart O'Nan
  • "Forgiveness" by J.A. Konrath
  • "Hook House" by Sherry Decker
  • "Like A Lily In A Flood" by Glen Hirshberg
  • "Laid Down" by Ramsey Campbell
  • "I Met Murder On The Way" by Ray Bradbury
  • "A Conversation With Stephen King" by Tony Magistrale
  • "The First Dance" by Norman Partridge
  • "The Glass Floor" by Stephen King

Oversized Trade Hardcover Edition:

  • Printed on acid-free paper
  • Bound in cloth with colored head and tail bands
  • Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
  • Wrapped in a full-color dust jacket
     

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