Stephen King, Kelley Armstrong, invoice Pronzini, Simon Clark, and Ramsey Campbell are the 1st participants to a mind-bending new sequence of short-story collections that push the limits of horror and darkish suspense to the bleeding aspect. From Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar of the acclaimed Cemetery Dance courses, Dark Screams: quantity One reaches throughout genres to take readers past the precipice of mortal toil and into the glimmering void of irreality and beyond.
WEEDS by way of Stephen King
whilst a meteorite lands on his estate, Jordy Verrill envisions a simple payday. regrettably for Jordy, this is often no traditional rock—and the uncompromising strength within has discovered its first target.
THE cost YOU PAY by means of Kelley Armstrong
Never pay greater than you owe. appears like effortless suggestion to stick with. yet for Kara and her early life buddy Ingrid, a few money owed can by no means be repaid . . . specifically these tendered in blood.
MAGIC EYES by way of invoice Pronzini
Edward James Tolliver has discovered a weary type of asylum one of the insane. He understands he’s now not one in every of them—but how can he inform somebody concerning the invaders with no sounding that way?
MURDER IN CHAINS by way of Simon Clark
think awaking to discover your self in an underground vault, chained through the neck to a murderous lunatic, a grunting goliath who turns out extra animal than guy. What may you do to avoid wasting yourself?
THE WATCHED by means of Ramsey Campbell
Little Jimmy will get a glimpse of the chilly fact whilst he unearths out that it’s now not regularly what you notice that could get you into difficulty; it’s who knows what you see.
Praise for Dark Screams: quantity One
“A depraved deal with [featuring] many of the genre’s most sensible . . . Dark Screams: quantity One is a sturdy begin to what appears to be an exceptional series.”—Hellnotes
“A strong number of speedy reads, a pleasant collection of appetizers that symbolize the horror style and lots of of its incarnations well.”—October Country
“These stories are good written, enjoyable to learn, and an effective way to kill a wintry weather afternoon. urged for enthusiasts of short-story collections and darkish fiction!”—Horror After Dark
“If Volume One is any indication of caliber, I’m all in for the remainder of the series.”—Not Too Terrible
“The editors have set themselves a excessive bar to satisfy in destiny volumes. . . . It’s going to be a superb series.”—Adventures Fantastic
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And this being its use, tis clearly understood that it doth depend on the humidity, for this doth make the brain soft and the figure be by compression impressed. For proof of this ’tis evident the argument of Childhood, at which age doth man learn more by memory then in all others, and the brain he hath very humid. ” Whereto doth he respond that the Memory of old men is filled with so many figures of things they have seen and heard in the long discourse of their life, and thus, wishing to introduce more, it cannot be received, for there be no empty room wherein may it be contained; yet that of children, almost from birth, tis very vacant, and thus do they receive quickly all that they be told or taught.
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