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THRILLERS 2 Morrish (ed) SIGNED/LIMITED OOP

THRILLERS 2 edited by Bob Morrish, art by John Myroshnychenko. Forest Hill, MD; CD Publications; 2007. 1st edition hardcover.

Featuring: Gemma Files, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Tim Waggoner, and R. Patrick Gates.

This volume marks the long-overdue return of a dark fiction series that debuted in 1993. After a fourteen year hiatus, Thrillers is revived with a star-studded second volume.

Within these pages, you'll find terror, suspense, and mystery that range from quietly menacing to shockingly graphic, wildly fantastic to grimly realistic. It's all here, with one universal ingredient: a well-told story.

The formula for the Thrillers series is deceptively simple: we invite four of the genre's most popular authors to each contribute 20,000 words of original, never-before-been-published fiction. We add insightful Afterwords by each author, along with striking illustrations by a brilliant artist. The end result is a wonderful showcase for the finest of today's short fiction.

Table of Contents: • Gemma Files: "Pen Umbra" "Author's Notes"

• Tim Waggoner: "The Faces That We Meet" "Long Way Home" "Darker Than Winter" "Author's Notes"

• R. Patrick Gates: "Midnight Popeye" "K.D.'s Wish" "The Tell-Tale Nose" "Author's Notes"

• Caitlín R. Kiernan: "The Daughter of the Four of Pentacles" "Houses Under the Sea" "Author's Notes".

About the Contributors: Gemma Files is the IHG award-winning author of "The Emperor's Old Bones." Her collections of short stories, Kissing Carrion and The Worm In Every Heart, are both available from Prime Books. Five of her short stories were adapted for TV by Showtime's anthology series The Hunger (1998-1999). Previously a film critic, Files currently teaches at the Toronto Film School. Her second book of poetry, Dust Radio, is being edited.

Tim Waggoner's novels include Pandora Drive, Like Death, A Nightmare on Elm Street: Protégé, Necropolis, and the Harmony Society. He's published close to eighty short stories, some of them collected in All Too Surreal. His articles on writing have appeared in Writer's Digest, Writers' Journal, and Ohio Writer.

R. Patrick Gates is the author of Fear, Grimm Memorials, Tunnelvision, Jumpers, and The Prison. The second novel in the Grimm Memorials series, Grimm Reapings--the continuation of the diabolical doings of the witch, Eleanor Grimm, one of horror's most popular villains--was recently published by Pinnacle.

Caitlín R. Kiernan is the author of seven novels, including the award-winning Silk and Threshold and the forthcoming Daughter Of Hounds. Her short fiction has been collected in Tales Of Pain And Wonder, From Weird And Distant Shores, and To Charles Fort, With Love, and has been selected for The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and The Year's Best Science Fiction.

Robert Morrish is the editor of Cemetery Dance magazine and former editor of The Scream Factory magazine. His fiction has appeared in more than 20 anthologies, including Horrors!, The UFO Files, Subterranean Gallery, Shivers, and Cold Flesh.

Issued in a limited edition of 750 signed copies. OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER.


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