A collection of short stories that forms a novella, a surreal tapestry of dark fantastique as only Clive Barker could tell.
Hap and Leonard are hired to exchange a sack full of money for a mummified dog corpse; things go wildly amiss from there as the job flops and the duo unearth age-old murders…
“He got on the Trailways bus in Galbraith, North Dakota, booked all the way through to Spokane. But the Help Wanted sign at the diner in Cross Creek was calling his name.”
A retelling of the “12 Dancing Princesses” folktale by way of Zelda Fitzgerald and jazz age opulence, descending down a hotel speak-easy into the realm of faerie.
A child is shocked by what he sees, flees to the city, but is brought back to live with his increasingly deranged parent. Hope seems lost, until the arrival of a strange record-taker with a gun.
Vampire detective Trevor Lawson heads north to Perdition, seeking a wealthy man’s son who took up with a band of outlaws. But the vampiric Dark Society is ever on his heels…
Vampire detective Trevor Lawson, fighting against his supernatural affliction, accepts a job to find a woman abducted by vampires in the Louisiana bayou.
Tom Holbrook kills himself to arrive at a purgatorial shadow-world, hell-bent on making a former college friend suffer for the murder of Tom’s crush…
The Snow White fairytale recast through the lens of the gritty Old West, an enchanting glimpse through the looking glass at guns, blood, women, and race.
Thirteen piece of short fiction, and thirteen nonfiction articles/essays, by the masterful David J. Schow.
A dead bounty hunter is sent back to Earth to battle a demonic gunslinger trying to bring around the end of the earth. Vivid Weird Western action meets typical Lansdale storytelling.