Edited by Ellen Datlow.
For more than three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories, Datlow always has her finger on the pulse of what horror readers crave. Now, with the eleventh volume of the series, Datlow is back again to bring you the stories that will keep you up at night.
Encompassed in the pages of The Best Horror of the Year have been such illustrious writers as:
With each passing year, science, technology, and the march of time shine light into the craggy corners of the universe, making the fears of an earlier generation seem quaint. But this light creates its own shadows. The Best Horror of the Year chronicles these shifting shadows. It is a catalog of terror, fear, and unpleasantness as articulated by today’s most challenging and exciting writers.
I Remember Nothing - Anne Billson
Monkeys on the Beach - Ralph Robert Moore
Painted Wolves - Ray Cluley
Shit Happens - Michael Marshall Smith
You Know How the Story Goes - Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Back Along the Old Track - Sam Hicks
Masks - Peter Sutton
The Donner Party - Dale Bailey
Milkteeth - Kristi DeMeester
Haak - John Langan
Thin Cold Hands - Gemma Files
A Tiny Mirror by Eloise - C. C. Shepherd
I Love You Mary-Grace - Amelia Mangan
The Jaws of Ouroboros - Steve Toase
A Brief Moment of Rage - Bill Davidson
Golden Sun - Kristi DeMeester, Richard Thomas, Damien Angelica Walters, and Michael Wehunt
White Mare - Thana Niveau
Girls Without Their Faces On - Laird Barron
Thumbsucker - Robert Shearman
You Are Released - Joe Hill
Red Rain - Adam-Troy Castro
Split Chain Stitch - Steve Toase
No Exit - Orrin Grey
Haunt - Siobhan Carroll
Sleep - Carly Holmes
Ellen Datlow (US, born 1949) is one of the most respected anthologists of modern fantasy and science fiction. The former fiction editor of Omni magazine, Event Horizon, and Scifiction.com, she is a multiple winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Bram Stoker Award. She has coedited The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.
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