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TOC: ‘Hauntings’ Edited by Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents for her upcoming (March 2013) anthology from Tachyon: Hauntings:

This spine-tingling anthology—complied by the horror genre’s most acclaimed editor—collects a chilling array of ghost stories from the past twenty-five years. Our obsession with the mysteries of the afterlife is explored in these supernatural tales of haunted houses, lost souls, unexplained phenomena, and “good” neighbors. Neil Gaiman’s “Closing Time” is a troubling tale recounted by an elderly man on a cold drizzly night in London. Joyce Carol Oates’ “Haunted” is a chilling tale of two young girls drawn to abandoned houses…and what they find in one. Peter Straub’s “Hunger: An Introduction” introduces Francis Wardwell, who is eager to inform you that everything you think you know about ghosts is wrong. Just remember, the road to hell begins with a single step.

  1. “Eenie, Meenie, Ipsateenie” by Pat Cadigan
  2. “Hunger: A Confession” by Dale Bailey
  3. “Cargo E.” by Michael Lewis
  4. “Delta Sly Honey” by Lucius Shepard
  5. “Nothing Will Hurt You” by David Morrell
  6. “The Ammonite Violin (Murder Ballad #4)” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  7. “Haunted” by Joyce Carol Oates
  8. “The Have-Nots” by Elizabeth Hand
  9. “Closing Time” by Neil Gaiman
  10. “Anna” by F. Paul Wilson
  11. “Mr. Fiddlehead” by Jonathan Carroll
  12. “The Fooly” by Terry Dowling
  13. “The Toll” by Paul Walther
  14. “The Pennine Tower Restaurant” by Simon Kurt Unsworth
  15. “Distress Call” by Connie Willis
  16. “The Horn” by Stephen Gallagher
  17. “Everybody Goes” by Michael Marshall Smith
  18. “Transfigured Night” by Richard Bowes
  19. “Hula Ville” by James P. Blaylock
  20. “The Bedroom Light” by Jeffrey Ford
  21. “Spectral Evidence” by Gemma Files
  22. “Two Houses” by Kelly Link
  23. “Where Angels Come In” by Adam L. G. Nevill
  24. “Hunger: An Introduction” by by Peter Straub
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