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SUPERNATURAL NOIR edited by HWA Member Ellen Datlow

Posted by Dark Whisperer on June 22, 2011

Editor: Ellen Datlow

Dark Horse once again teams up with Hugo and Bram Stoker award-winning editor Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft Unbound) to bring you this masterful marriage of the darkness without and the darkness within. SUPERNATURAL NOIR is an anthology of original tales of the dark fantastic from twenty modern masters of suspense, including Brian Evenson, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nick Mamatas, Gregory Frost, Jeffrey Ford, and many more.

For fans of horror, noir, fantasy, crime, and the short fiction format.

Table of Contents

    Introduction by Ellen Datlow
    The Dingus by Gregory Frost
    The Getaway by Paul G. Tremblay
    Mortal Bait by Richard Bowes
    Little Shit by Melanie Tem
    Ditch Witch by Lucius Shepard
    The Last Triangle by Jeffrey Ford
    The Carrion Gods in Their Heaven by Laird Barron
    The Romance by Elizabeth Bear
    Dead Sister by Joe R. Lansdale
    Comfortable in Her Skin by Lee Thomas
    But For Scars by Tom Piccirilli
    The Blisters on My Heart by Nate Southard
    The Absent Eye by Brian Evenson
    The Maltese Unicorn by Caitlín R. Kiernan
    Dreamer of the Day by Nick Mamatas
    In Paris, In the Mouth of Kronos by John Langan

In this anthology edited by Ellen Datlow, the gritty realism of noir embraces the nightmare imaginings of supernatural horror in order to offer up sixteen stories rich in style, shadows, and psychological complexity. –Green Man Review

For fans of horror open to noir, and readers of noir who can handle horror, this is a fine anthology, coherent, atmospheric, and compelling. Two kinds of bleak, cynical, stylish fiction at once: what’s not to like? –The Stars at Noonday

Dark Horse
Release Date: June 22


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