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Collected Stories

Released 1989
Edited by Emelie Jan 09, 2015

World Fantasy Award winner 1990.

A collection of short stories. This collection was later split into three volumes.


  • Introduction by the author
  • Appreciations by Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, William F. Nolan, Jack Finney, George Clayton Johnson, Harlan Ellison, Stephen King, Dennis Etchison, and Richard Christian Matheson
  • Born of Man and Woman
  • Third from the Sun
  • When the Waker Sleeps
  • Blood Son
  • Clothes Make the Man
  • Dress of White Silk
  • Return
  • The Thing
  • Through Channels
  • Witch War
  • Advance Notice
  • Brother to the Machine
  • F--
  • Lover When You're Near Me
  • Mad House
  • Shipshape Home
  • SRL Ad
  • To Fit the Crime
  • Death Ship
  • Disappearing Act
  • The Disinheritors
  • Dying Room Only
  • Full Circle
  • The Last Day
  • Lazarus II
  • Legion of Plotters
  • Little Girl Lost
  • Long Distance Call
  • Slaughter House
  • Trespass
  • The Wedding
  • Wet Straw
  • Being
  • The Conqueror
  • The Curious Child
  • Dear Diary
  • Descent
  • The Doll that Does Everything
  • The Man Who Made the World
  • The Test
  • The Traveller
  • When Day is Dun
  • Dance of the Dead
  • The Funeral
  • Miss Stardust
  • One for the Books
  • Pattern for Survival
  • A Florish of Strumpets
  • The Splendid Source
  • Steel
  • A Visit to Santa Claus
  • The Children of Noah
  • The Holiday Man
  • Lemmings
  • Old Haunts
  • The Distributor
  • The Edge
  • Big Surprise
  • The Creeping Terror
  • Deadline
  • Mantage
  • No Such Thing as a Vampire
  • Crickets
  • Day of Reckoning
  • First Anniversary
  • From Shadowed Places
  • Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
  • Finger Prints
  • The Likeness of Julie
  • Mute
  • Deus Ex Machina
  • Girl of My Dreams
  • The Jazz Machine
  • Shock Wave
  • 'Tis the Season to be Jelly
  • Interest
  • A Drink of Water
  • Therese
  • Prey
  • Button Button
  • By Appointment Only
  • Finishing Touches
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part
  • The Near Departed
  • Buried Talents
  • Duel
  • Bibliography

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