The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 10
British Fantasy Award winner 2000, International Horror Guild Award nominee 1999, Bram Stoker Award nominee 1999.
Edited by Stephen Jones.
- Introduction: Horror in 1998 by Stephen Jones
- Learning to Let Go by Christopher Fowler
- The Wedding Present by Neil Gaiman
- Adventures in Further Education by Peter Atkins
- Bondage by Kathe Koja
- The Keys to D'Espérance by Chaz Brenchley
- The Song My Sister Sang by Stephen Laws
- A Victorian Ghost Story by Kim Newman
- The Dead Boy at Your Window by Bruce Holland Rogers
- Ra*e by Ramsey Campbell
- Upstairs by Lawrence Watt-Evans
- Postcards from the King of Tides by Caitlín R. Kiernan
- Everybody Goes by Michael Marshall Smith
- Yellow and Red by Tanith Lee
- What Slips Away by Steve Rasnic Tem
- Inside the Cackle Factory by Dennis Etchison
- The Specialist's Hat by Kelly Link
- The Boss in the Wall: A Treatise on the House Devil by Avram Davidson and Grania Davis
- Objects of Desire in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear by Harlan Ellison
- Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff by Peter Straub
- Necrology: 1998 (essay) by Stephen Jones and Kim Newman
- Useful Addresses (essay) by 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.