Prayers to Broken StonesDan Simmons
horror, short stories
A woman returns from the dead with disastrous results for the family who loves her... An old-fashioned barbershop is the site of a medieval ritual of bloody terror... During a post-apocalyptic Christmas celebration, a messenger from the South brings tidings of great horror...
From a ghostly Civil War battlefield to a combat theme park in Vietnam, from the omnipotent brain of an autistic boy to a shocking story of psychic vampires, journey into a world of fear and mystery, a chilling twilight zone of the mind.
- The River Styx Runs Upstream (1982)
- Eyes I Dare Not Meet in Dreams (1982)
- Vanni Fucci Is Alive and Well and Living in 'Hell' (1988)
- Vexed to Nightmare by a Rocking Cradle (1985)
- Remembering Siri (1983)
- Metastasis (1988)
- The Offering (1987)
- E-Ticket to 'Namland (1987)
- Iverson's Pits (1988)
- Shave and a Haircut, Two Bites (1989)
- The Death of the Centaur (1990)
- Two Minutes Forty-five Seconds (1988)
- Carrion Comfort (1983)
Dan Simmons (born April 4, 1948) is an American science fiction and horror writer. He is the author of the Hyperion Cantos and the Ilium/Olympos cycles, among other works which span the science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres, sometimes within a single novel.