Dark Wolf has posted the table of contents for the new anthology Best British Horror 2014 edited by Johnny Mains.

Here’s the book description:

Welcome To The New Home Of Horror Edited by the British Fantasy Award winning editor Johnny Mains, Salt’s ‘Best’ series takes a journey into the bottomless depths of horror. You will find no ‘pleasing terrors’ here. ‘Mercy stands before her, wielding a mud-caked pickaxe in both hands…’ –”When Charlie Sleeps”, Laura Mauro ‘Too much Semtex was an obvious, beginners mistake, and I noted I needed to remove more brain in future…’ –”Exploding Raphaelesque Heads”, Ian Hunter ‘There isn’t much time. Blood is already spattering the paper on which I am writing…’ –”The Secondary Host”, John Probert ‘It appeared to be an insect of some kind, perhaps a beetle or a spider with a bloated body…’ –”Come Into My Parlour”, Reggie Oliver “Best British Horror” is a new anthology series dedicated to showcasing and proving without doubt, that when it comes to horror and supernatural fiction, Britain is its obvious and natural home.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “When Charlie Sleeps” by Laura Mauro (Black Static, Issue 37)
  2. “Exploding Raphaelesque Heads” by Ian Hunter (The Tenth Black Book of Horror, ed. Charles Black, Mortbury Press)
  3. “The Bloody Tower” by Anna Taborska (Terror Tales of London, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press)
  4. “Behind the Doors” by Ramsey Campbell (Holes for Faces, Dark Regions Press)
  5. “The Secondary Host” by John Llewellyn Probert (Exotic Gothic Volume 5, Part 2, ed. Danel Olson, PS Publishing)
  6. “The Garscube Creative Writing Group” by Muriel Gray (The Burning Circus, ed. Johnny Mains, British Fantasy Society)
  7. “Biofeedback” by Gary Fry (Shades of Nothingness, PS Publishing)
  8. “Doll Hands” by Adam Nevill (The Burning Circus, ed. Johnny Mains, British Fantasy Society)
  9. “Guinea Pig Girl” by Thana Niveau (The Tenth Black Book of Horror, ed. Charles Black, Mortbury Press)
  10. “Touch Me With Your Cold, Hard Fingers” by Elizabeth Stott (Nightjar Press)
  11. “Dad Dancing” by Kate Farrell (The Tenth Black Book of Horror, ed. Charles Black, Mortbury Press)
  12. “The Arse-Licker” by Stephen Volk (Anatomy of Death, Hersham Horror Books)
  13. “Doll Re Me” by Tanith Lee (Nightmare Magazine, May 2013)
  14. “Laudate Dominum (For Many Voices)” by D.P. Watt (Shadows & Tall Trees, Issue 5)
  15. “Someone to Watch Over You” by Marie O’Regan (Terror Tales of London, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press)
  16. “Namesake” by V.H. Leslie (Black Static, Issue 31)
  17. “Come Into My Parlour” by Reggie Oliver (Dark World: Ghost Stories, ed. Timothy Parker Russell, Tartarus Press)
  18. “The Red Door” by Mark Morris (Terror Tales of London, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press)
  19. “Author of the Death” by Michael Marshall Smith (Everything You Need, Earthling Publications)
  20. “The Magician Kelso Dennet” by Stephen Volk(Terror Tales of Seaside, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press)
  21. “That Tiny Flutter of the Heart I Used to Call Love” by Robert Shearman (Psycho-mania!, ed. Stephen Jones, Constable & Robinson)

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1907773649
  • ISBN-13: 978-1907773648

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