The Best Horror of the Year Volume Ten (Paperback)

By Ellen Datlow (Editor)

Night Shade Books, 9781510716674, 480pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2018

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A group of mountain climbers, caught in the dark, fights to survive their descent; An American band finds more than they bargained for in Mexico while scouting remote locations for a photo shoot; A young student's exploration into the origins of a mysterious song leads him on a winding, dangerous path through the US's deep south; A group of kids scaring each other with ghost stories discovers alarming consequences. The Best Horror of the Year showcases the previous year's best offerings in horror short fiction. This edition includes award-winning and critically acclaimed authors Mark Morris, Kaaron Warren, John Langan, Carole Johnstone, Brian Hodge, and others. For more than three decades, award-winning editor and anthologist Ellen Datlow has had her finger on the pulse of the latest and most terrifying in horror writing. Night Shade Books is proud to present the tenth volume in this annual series, a new collection of stories to keep you up at night.

Introduction: Summation 2017--Ellen Datlow
Better You Believe--Carole Johnstone
Liquid Air--Inna Effress
Holiday Romance--Mark Morris
Furtherest--Kaaron Warren
Where's the Harm?--Rebecca Lloyd
Whatever Comes After Calcutta--David Erik Nelson
A Human Stain--Kelly Robson
The Stories We Tell about Ghosts--A. C. Wise
Endosketal--Sarah Read
West of Matamoros, North of Hell--Brian Hodge
Alligator Point--S. P. Miskowski
Dark Warm Heart--Rich Larson
There and Back Again--Carmen Maria Machado
Shepherd's Business--Stephen Gallagher
You Can Stay All Day--Mira Grant
Harvest Song, Gathering Song--A. C. Wise
The Granfalloon--Orrin Grey
Fail-Safe--Philip Fracassi
The Starry Crown--Marc E. Fitch
Eqalussuaq--Tim Major
Lost in the Dark--John Langan
Honorable Mentions
About the Authors
Acknowledgment of Copyright
About the Editor

About the Author

Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for more than thirty years. She was the fiction editor of Omni magazine and Sci Fiction and has edited more than fifty anthologies. Datlow has also won lifetime achievement awards from three prominent genre organizations, and currently acquires short fiction for