Haunted Legends

Haunted Legends


Edited by Ellen Datlow, Edited by Nick Mamatas

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  • Publisher: Tor Books
  • Format: Paperback | 347 pages
  • Dimensions: 154mm x 232mm x 26mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 14 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 076532301X
  • ISBN 13: 9780765323019
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 298,934

Product description

Winner of the 2010 Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology!Darkly thrilling, these twenty new ghost stories have all the chills and power of traditional ghost stories, but each tale is a unique retelling of an urban legend from the world over.Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow and award-nominated author and editor Nick Mamatas recruited Jeffrey Ford, Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin Kiernan, Catherynne M. Valente, Kit Reed, Ekaterina Sedia, and thirteen other fine writers to create stories unlike any they've written before. Tales to make readers shiver with fear, jump at noises in the night, keep the lights on. These twenty nightmares, brought together by two renowned editors of the dark fantastic, are delightful visions sure to send shivers down the spines of horror readers.

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Author information

ELLEN DATLOW has won eight World Fantasy Awards, two Bram Stoker Awards, the International Horror Guild Award, two Hugo Awards, and two Locus Awards for her work as an editor. In a career spanning more than twenty-five years, she has been the fiction editor of OMNI and SCIFI.COM. Datlow has edited many successful anthologies, including "The Dark," "The Coyote Road," and "Inferno." She has also co-edited the "Year's Best Fantasy and Horror series, The Faery Reel, A Wolf at the Door, " and "Swan Sister." She lives in Manhattan. NICK MAMATAS, co-editor of the groundbreaking fiction magazine "Clarkesworld," lives in Northern California.

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Praise for Ellen Datlow's "The Dark: New Ghost Stories, "Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Best Anthology of 2003: "Sure to provide a yardstick by which future ghost fiction will be measured." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "What better way to spend a cold winter night than curled in front of the fireplace with a good ghost story or sixteen?" --"The Dallas Morning News"