A little weak this year The John Alfred Taylor story was the best This book should be renamed The Year s WORST Horror I ve never read such a lousy compilation in my life There was ne maybe two decent stories but they didn t show up until I was than halfway through Obviously 1987 wasn t a stellar year for the horror genre On page 172 I'm the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career of 300 the first story is my favorite The rest have been boring endings really pathetically written I personally wouldn t recommend this book I love horror storiesmovies but this isn t scary freakyr entertaining Disappointed There are a few REALLY stand Brief Lives out stories here Bloch s The Yugoslaves Pale Trembling Youth by W H Pugmire and Jessica Amanda Salmonson and Acuiring a Family by R Cetwynd Hayes being threef the best Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas of the best But the clincher thene story worth getting the whole book for is Brad Strickland s In the Hour Before Dawn That story is so simple yet so disturbing and weird with such a fantastic ending that it cannot be forgotten The bones Condor of that story will be the basisf what I tell my audience ifwhenever I find myself in a situation that calls for a fire side scary tale Introduction What s in a NameThe Yougoslaves by Robert BlochTight Little Stitches In A Dead Man s Back by Joe R LansdaleApples by Ramsey CampbellDead White Wome. CONTENTSIntroduction What's in a Name • essay by Karl Edward WagnerThe Yougoslaves • 1986 • novelette by Robert BlochTight Little Stitches in a Dead Man's Back • 1986 • shortstory by Joe R LansdaleApples • 1986 • shortstory by Ramsey CampbellDead White Women • 1986 • shortstory by William F WuCrystal • 1986 • shortstory by Charles L GrantRetirement • 1986 • shorts.
N by William F WuCrystal by Charles L GrantRetirement by Ron LemingThe Man Who Did Trick With Glass by Ron WolfeBird in a Wrought Iron Cage by John Alfred TaylorThe Olympic Runner by Dennis EtchisonTake the A Train by Wayne Allen SalleeThe Foggy Foggy Dew by Joel LaneThe Godmother by Tina RathPale Trembling Youth by WH Pugmire and Jessica Amanda SalmonsonRed Light by David J SchowIn The Hour Before Dawn by Brad SticklandNecros by Brian LumleyTattoos by Jack DannAcuiring A Family by R Chetwynd HayesI didn t find this book uite as good as the three Deception other books I read in this series I lost interest in reading the story The Foggy Foggy Dew The Joe Lansdale story is a post nuclear apocalypse story with killer plants This sortf thing was done decades before by John WyndhamThe Olympic Runner by Dennis Etchison is I think about a woman dealing with some stressful things she is recently divorced raising kids and trying to find a daughter who ran away According to the Acknowledgement section Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß of the book this story first appeared in Fantasy Tales But I fail to see the fantastical element in the story The Yougoslaves by Robert Bloch is a fine contribution A young gangf thieves steals a key from a man This gang messed with Three and a half stars When I was 12 years The Bride in Blue old I got my handsn The. Tory by Ron LemingThe Man Who Did Tricks With Glass • 1986 • shortstory by Ron WolfeBird in a Wrought Iron Cage • 1986 • shortstory by John Alfred TaylorThe Olympic Runner • 1986 • novelette by Dennis EtchisonTake the A Train • Dennis Cassady • 1986 • shortstory by Wayne Allen SalleeThe Foggy Foggy Dew • 1986 • shortstory by Joel LaneThe Godmother • 1986 • shortst.
Year s Best Horror Stories Volume 18 and I remember the cover perfectly a head getting sueezed between converging walls That was my first introduction to Karl Edward Wagner hahaI think these stories were from 1986 and have some The Life Lucy Knew of my favorites David Schow Brian Lumley and also a lotf forgettable stories My favorite was called Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage about an evil disembodied hand that predicts stocks and deaths for its The Lone Sheriff owners and ends with a devilish flourish after being told when he will die the lastwner decides to put the fucking hand into a fire to see which The Bridal Suite one will die first Hahaha fuck yeahAnyway these should really be reissued as ebooks what s the point in not doing that for everything that sut The Troublesome Angel of print Once again amazed at the varietyf stories in the Karl Edward Wagner collections If Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. only I d discovered these about ten years ago Anyone new to the horror genre especially young writers could do far worse than cutting their teethn these stories In fact it s a shame I imagine it d be a Rights nightmare that somehow all The Desert Princes Proposal of these anthologies and the Shadows Whispers and Masues collections couldn t be released as ebooks for a younger horror generation Done with this for nowMaybe I ll read in black Januaryr FebruaryMoving n Time Is Tight to uote Booker T and the MG. Ory by Tina RathPale Trembling Youth • 1986 • shortstory by W H Pugmire and Jessica Amanda Salmonson aka Pale Trembling YouthRed Light • 1986 • novelette by David J SchowIn the Hour Before Dawn • 1986 • shortstory by Brad StricklandNecros • 1986 • shortstory by Brian LumleyTattoos • 1986 • novelette by Jack DannAcuiring a Family • 1986 • novelette by R Chetwynd Haye.
Karl Edward Wagner 12 December 1945 – 13 October 1994 was an American writer editor and publisher of horror science fiction and heroic fantasy who was born in Knoxville Tennessee and originally trained as a psychiatrist His disillusionment with the medical profession can be seen in the stories The Fourth Seal and Into Whose Hands He described his world view as nihilistic anarchistic