Henry answers his door and is beaten to a pulp by a stranger, gets fired from his job, is framed for attempted murder, and his idyllic life plunges into a nightmarish hell.
A diabolical killer draws quadriplegic and former criminologist Lincoln Rhyme back into the field of forensics, engaging a battle of minds with the lives of kidnapped victims hanging in the balance.
Ten stories of horror, fantasy, and science-fiction that come bundled in the one Tor/Orb version of I Am Legend. Mostly old magazine reprints; mostly hit or miss.
Everyman Robert Neville is the last surviving human on an Earth overrun by vampires, hordes of living undead spawned by bacterial warfare. Matheson’s most famous work.
David Patton’s life changes for the worse after he tried to help a 17-year-old named Jody Drew, a runaway from a juvenile delinquent home, who blackmails David into her submission.
Down on his luck everyman, on the way to the hospital to meet up with his pregnant wife, is abducted by a gun-toting maniac and forced to ride along with him across the city. Tense dread ensues.
Family man Chris Martin’s past comes back to haunt him: three escaped convicts walk out of his past to terrorize his family, taking Chris’s young daughter hostage.
Madman pianist Vince escapes mental hospital, then takes former manager hostage to get back at an old friend for “stealing” his dream girl away. An early thriller by the master Matheson.
Young author is caught in a love triangle with a beautiful, frightened woman-child and his old college rival, a shady lawyer with mob connections. One of those two is a killer. But which one?