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Table of Contents: NIGHTMARE CARNIVAL Edited by Ellen Datlow

Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents for her upcoming anthology Nightmare Carnival.

Here’s the book description:

A boy’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of a bizarre new entourage, a suicidal diva just can’t seem to die, and a washed up wrestler goes toe-to-toe with a strange new foe. All of these queer marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival!

Hugo and Bram Stoker award-winning editor Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft Unbound, Supernatural Noir) presents a new anthology of insidious and shocking tales in the horrific and irresistible Nightmare Carnival! Dark Horse is proud to bring you this masterwork of terror from such incredible creative talents as Terry Dowling, Joel Lane, Priya Sharma, Dennis Danvers, and Nick Mamatas!

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “Scapegoats” by N. Lee Wood
  2. “The Firebrand” by Priya Sharma
  3. “Work, Hook, Shoot, Rip” by Nick Mamatas
  4. “And the Carnival Leaves Town” by A.C. Wise
  5. “Corpse Rose” by Terry Dowling
  6. “Last of the Fair” by Joel Lane
  7. “A Small Part in the Pantomime” by Glen Hirshberg
  8. “Hibbler’s Minions” by Jeffrey Ford
  9. “Swan Song and Then Some” by Dennis Danvers
  10. “The Lion Cage” by Genevieve Valentine
  11. “The Darkest Part” by Stephen Graham Jones
  12. “The Popping Fields” by Robert Shearman
  13. “Skullpocket” by Nathan Ballingrud
  14. “The Mysteries” by Livia Llewellyn
  15. “Screaming Elk, Mt.” by Laird Barron

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Publisher: Dark Horse Books (October 7, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1616554274
  • ISBN-13: 978-1616554279
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