16-year-old Henrietta Goodness — Hank to all that know her — has heard all the stories about how the Dust made the dead rise. She's heard about how life changed.
But that was a long time ago, and Hank is ready for another normal dry and dusty Florida summer— that's the plan, at least, until an itinerant tent revival rolls in, with one of the risen dead in a cage.
Gun-slinging, chain-smoking Lou Meriwether is a psychopomp, tasked with guiding spirits who've lost their way. Author Molly Tanzer sets Lou's adventures against a gritty, spooky alternate version of the Wild West, full of villains alive and undead.
The 1951 debut of "strange stories" master Robert Aickman, co-written with novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard. Contains six stories: "The Trains," "The View" and "The Insufficient Answer" are by Aickman, while "Three Miles Up," "Left Luggage" and "Perfect Love" are by Howard.
The sole survivor of a time-traveling serial killer who began his murder spree in Depression-era Chicago tries to hunt him down in 1989 along with help from an ex-homicide reporter.
A couple obsessed with their infertility travels to Slovenia to have an unusual and painful procedure that results in horrible consequences they manage to hide until their twins, Adam and Alice, turn ten years old and start asking questions.
From a power-invested ancient Roman statue that steals souls to long-dead movie stars resurrected to serve the forces of evil, these three collections of short stories combine the extraordinary with the ordinary, to create a nightmarish world of terror and the macabre