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Best British Horror 2015: 2015 free pdf The Home of Horror British Fantasy Award winning editor Johnny Mains ferries Salt's Best series into the dankest recesses of horror with tales written by the UK's top ghouls. 'His own face, reflected in the smoked glass of the kitchen cabinet, looked about a hundred years old ...' - The Third Time, Helen Grant '...used his straw to drink up the rest of the redness, which he found more delicious than milkshake ...' - Alistair, Mark Samuels 'It was maybe a little strange to cast an English actor as a serial killer from the backwoods of Kentucky, but everyone knew the Brits were good at playing evil ...' - Something Sinister In Sunlight, Lisa Tuttle 'Other methods included cutting all the legs off first, then finally the head. This could only be attempted with the more ratty dogs ...' - Dog, Reece Shearsmith With stories from: Steven J. Dines, Helen Grant, Christopher Harman, Andrew Hook, Jane Jakeman, Graham Joyce, Stephen Laws, Alison Littlewood, Rebecca Lloyd, Helen Marshall, Gary McMahon, Alison Moore, Rosalie Parker, Sara Pascoe, John Llewellyn Probert, R.B. Russell, Mark Samuels, Priya Sharma, Reece Shearsmith, Lisa Tuttle, Simon Kurt Unsworth and Conrad Williams 'Johnny Mains is an admirable figure, the Herbert van Thal of our age' - The Independent 'Mains' knowledge of fantastical fiction is enormous' - Robin Ince 'Mains is the Minister For Horror' - Charlie Higson

About Johnny Mains

Award winning editor, author and horror historian. Has written for SFX Magazine, Illustrators Quarterly and The Paperback Fanatic. Project editor to Pan Macmillan's 2010 re-issue of The Pan Book of Horror Stories. Co-editing Dead Funny with multi-award winning comedian Robin Ince. Has written introduction to Stephen King's 30th Anniversary edition of Thinner. Author of two short story collections and editor of five horror anthologies. Steven J Dines' fiction has appeared in numerous publications including Black Static, Not One of Us, Crimewave, Fireside, and Interzone. Originally from Aberdeen, Scotland, he now lives south of the border in Salisbury with his wife and son. He is currently seeking a publisher for his first novel and putting together his debut collection of short stories. Helen Grant read classics at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, worked in marketing for ten years before beginning a career as an author. She is the author of the novels The Vanishing of Katharine Linden, The Glass Demon, Wish Me Dead and Silent Saturday. Christopher Harman lives in Preston in the UK and is a librarian. His stories have appeared in various magazines and in the anthologies Acquainted with the Night, Shades of Darkness, Strange Tales, Unfit for Eden, The Ghosts and Scholars Book of Shadows, Rustblind and Silverbright and in the Terror Tales series. The Heaven Tree and Other Stories is a collection of his stories published by Sarob Press. Andrew Hook is a much published short story writer with a number of works in print. Books to be published in 2015 will include the novel, Church of Wire, a short story collection Human Maps, and - as editor - the anthology, punkPunk! He co-edits the surreal Fur-Lined Ghettos magazine. Jane Jakeman is Welsh by birth and education. She lives in Oxford with her Egyptologist husband. Jane is an art historian as well as a novelist, and a reviewer for respected publications such as The Independent and The Times Literary Supplement. Her novels include the 'Lord Ambrose Mysteries'. Graham Joyce was the multi award-winning author of numerous short story collections and novels, which include The Tooth Fairy, Smoking Poppy, The Facts of Life, The Limits of Enchantment, The Silent Land, Some Kind of Fairy Tale and The Year of the Ladybird. He won the British Fantasy Award six times, and the World Fantasy Award for 'Best Novel' in 2003 for The Facts of Life. He also won the O Henry Award. He died in September 2014. Stephen Laws is a full-time novelist, born in Newcastle upon Tyne. Married, with three children, he lives and works in his birthplace. The author of 11 novels, numerous short stories, (collected in The Midnight Man) columnist, reviewer, film-festival interviewer, pianist and recipient of a number of awards, Stephen Laws recently wrote and starred in the short horror movie The Secret. Alison Littlewood is the author of A Cold Season, Path of Needles and The Unquiet House, all published by Jo Fletcher Books. Her short stories have been picked for The Best Horror of the Year and The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror anthologies, as well as The Best British Fantasy 2013 and The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 10. Alison lives in Yorkshire. Rebecca Lloyd writes short stories and the occasional novel. Some of her writing has been recognised in literary contests and has been published in anthologies and magazines. In many of her stories, elements of the fantastical are blended into the mundane - as in real life. She is interested in the inventive ways people deal with what life throws at them. She is the author of the novel, Halfling and two collections of short stories, Mercy and The View from Endless Street. Helen Marshall is an author, editor, and doctor of medieval studies. Her debut collection, Hair Side, Flesh Side (ChiZine Publications, 2012), won the 2013 British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer. Her second collection, Gifts for the One Who Comes After, was released in September 2014. Born and raised in Canada, she lives in Oxford and holds joint Canadian/UK citizenship. Gary McMahon is the author of two 'Thomas Usher' novels, Pretty Little Dead Things and Dead Bad Things and three 'Concrete Grove' novels - The Concrete Grove, Silent Voices and Beyond Here Lies Nothing. He has edited several anthologies, has had many anthology appearances and has several short stories collections to his name. His latest novella is The Bones of You. Alison Moore's first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 and the National Book Awards 2012 (New Writer of the Year), winning the McKitterick Prize 2013. Her shorter fiction has been published in Best British Short Stories anthologies and in her debut collection The Pre-War House and Other Stories, whose title story won a novella prize. Born in Manchester in 1971, she lives near Nottingham with her husband Dan and son Arthur. Rosalie Parker writes short stories and screenplays as well as co-running independent publishing firm Tartarus Press with R.B. Russell. Before that she worked as an archaeologist. Rosalie won a World Fantasy Award in 2004 for editing Strange Tales. Her collection, The Old Knowledge and Other Strange Stories was published by Swan River Press in 2010, and reprinted in 2012. 'In the Garden' was included in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21, and subsequent stories have appeared in Morpheus Tales Rural Horror Special, Supernatural Tales, Faunus, Terror Tales of London and Yorkshire. Sara Pascoe is a comedienne, writer and actress who has been performing stand-up since 2007. She co-wrote Channel 4's Girl Friday, has starred in Twenty Twelve and its spiritual follow-up W1A. Sara is also the winner of the 2014 Chortle Breakthrough Award. John Llewellyn Probert won the 2013 British Fantasy Award for his novella The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine. Its sequel, The Hammer of Dr Valentine, has just been published (both are available from Spectral Press). He is the author of over a hundred published short stories, six novellas and a novel, The House That Death Built. His second novel, Unnatural Acts, is forthcoming from the same publisher, Atomic Fez. His first short story collection, The Faculty of Terror, won the 2006 Children of the Night award for best work of Gothic Fiction. R.B. Russell is a writer and publisher living in the Yorkshire Dales. He runs Tartarus Press with his partner, Rosalie Parker. He has had three short story collections published: Putting the Pieces in Place, Ex Occidente Press, 2009, Literary Remains, PS Publishing, 2010, and Leave Your Sleep, PS Publishing, 2012. Russell has also had published two novellas, Bloody Baudelaire, Ex Occidente Press, 2009 and The Dark Return of Time, Swan River Press, 2014. A collected edition, Ghosts, was published by Swan River Press in 2012. Mark Samuels (born 1967) is the author of five short story collections: The White Hands and Other Weird Tales (Tartarus Press 2003), Black Altars (Rainfall Books 2003), Glyphotech

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Author : Johnny Mains
Publisher : Salt Publishing
Data Published : 25 May 2015
ISBN : 1784630284
EAN : 9781784630287
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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