The Best New Horror 6
International Horror Guild Award winner 1995.
Edited by Stephen Jones.
- Introduction: Horror in 1994 by Stephen Jones
- Dead Babies by Lawrence Watt-Evans
- Sensible City by Harlan Ellison
- Blade and Bone by Terry Lamsley
- Harvest by Norman Partridge
- Sometimes, in the Rain by Charles L. Grant (as by Charles Grant)
- Menage a Trois by Richard Christian Matheson
- Like Shattered Stone by Joel Lane
- Black Sun by Douglas E. Winter
- Isobel Avens Returns to Stepney in the Spring by M. John Harrison
- The Dead Orchards by Ian R. MacLeod (as by Ian MacLeod)
- What Happened When Mosby Paulson Had Her Painting Reproduced on the Cover of the Phone Book by Elizabeth Massie
- The Alternative by Ramsey Campbell
- In the Middle of a Snow Dream by Karl Edward Wagner
- The Temptation of Dr Stein by Paul J. McAuley
- Wayang Kulit by Garry Kilworth
- The Scent of Vinegar by Robert Bloch
- The Homecoming by Nicholas Royle
- The Singular Habits of Wasps by Geoffrey A. Landis
- To Receive is Better by Michael Marshall Smith
- The Alchemy of the Throat by Brian Hodge
- Out of the Night, When the Full Moon is Bright... by Kim Newman
- Lovers (poem) by Esther M. Friesner
- Necrology: 1994 (essay) by Kim Newman and Stephen Jones
Stephen Jones (born 1953) is an acclaimed editor of numerous award-winning horror anthologies, and the author of several book-length studies of horror and fantasy films as well as an account of Lovecraft's early British publications. Jones has edited anthologies such as the Best New Horror series, Dark Terrors, The Mammoth Book of Vampires, The Mammoth Book of Zombies, The Mammoth Book of Dracula, The Mammoth Book of Frankenstein, The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women, The Vampire Stories of R. Chetwynd-Hayes and The Conan Chronicles, 1 and The Conan Chronicles, 2 by Robert E. Howard. Jones has also been co-editor of several books with Kim Newman, such as Horror: 100 Best Books and Horror: Another 100 Best Books with 200 essays on seminal horror books by acclaimed writers of this genre. Jones also edited Dancing with the Dark, a collection of stories of allegedly real life encounters with the paranormal by established horror writers. Jones has been the recipient of a Hugo award and many Bram Stoker Awards.
Best New Horror consists of twenty-six primary works, and includes one additional book that complement the series but is not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.