This book came out last fall, but my copy didn’t arrive until after Halloween, so I waited until this year to read it. There’s a second volume, but given that I’m writing this on the 27th, it will probably be a next-year-read as well.
Many of the names aren’t authors I’m familiar with. Obviously I know who Richard Chizmar, Norman Partridge, and Brian James Freeman are, as well as Lisa Morton and Al Sarrantonio. I’ve heard of a couple of the others, I think.
I’ve got the print version, and it’s a nice production. The cover art is perfect. Aaron Dries provided an original illustration for each story, which was a nice touch.
As with most anthologies, some stories were more to my taste than others. Here are a few of my favorites: Continue reading