Eric J. Guignard




+Horror Library+ Volume 6

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Shepherded by new series editor, Bram Stoker Award-winner Eric J. Guignard, +Horror Library+ Volume 6 is imbued with a remarkable level of literary energy and purpose, featuring 27 brand-new horror short stories from authors such as Jeffrey Ford, Bentley Little, David Tallerman, Carole Johnstone, and John M. Floyd, amongst notable others. Whether monsters of war-ravaged winter, vengeful ghosts of the dead, murderers lurking in your shadow, or supernatural rites of diabolism, these stories were compiled to evoke emotion, share wonder, incite inspiration, and provoke more than a few grins and gasps.

So step inside the Library—if you dare—and face as compelling a cavalcade of monsters, ghosts, and terrors as you could want. As always, if you’d like a snapshot of where modern literary horror fiction is headed, you’ve found the right book!

Enclosed within its pages are tales such as these:

•   In “Elsa and I,” a Hollywood stage hand working on The Bride of Frankenstein, searches for redemption while tortured by drug addiction and regret.

•   In “Better You Believe,” a mountain climber tries to keep alive her lover and friends in the face of a catastophic avalanche . . . and other troubles.

•   In “The Red-Eye to Boston,” certain revenge is found in the toilet of a night-flying plane.

•   In “The Starry Crown,” a journalist investigating the roots of a hymnal song, discovers itís glorious verses speak to a practice of terror and murderous sacrifice.

•   In “The Night Truck,” Certain visitors appear on Halloween, at midnight, in the dark, and to those alone . . .

. . . and 22 more!


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  Product Details:                    
  +Horror Library+ Volume 6   Edited by Eric J. Guignard  
  Available in Trade Paperback and Electronic Media   Number of pages: 352 (about 126,000 words)  
  Paperback ISBN-13: 978-0996115988   Published by Farolight Publishing/ Cutting Block Press  
  E-book ASIN: B06XHQK8X7   First edition published in April, 2017  
  Library of Congress Control Number: 2017936557   Made in the United States of America  
  Full Contents Include:              

Introduction by Eric J. Guignard
“I’ve Finally Found You” by Garrett Quinn
“Cartagena Hotel” by Jackson Kuhl
“The Night Truck” by Stephanie Bedwell-Grime
“Il Mostro” by Connor de Bruler
“Oldstone Gardens” by Tom Johnstone
“The Plumber” by Bentley Little
“The Creek Keepers’ Lodge” by Kathryn E. McGee
“Snowfather” by Josh Rountree
“Five Pointed Spell” by Jeffrey Ford
“The Red-Eye to Boston” by John M. Floyd
“Elsa and I” by Raymond Little
“Mother’s Mouth, Full of Dirt” by Rebecca J. Allred
“D.U.I.” by Darren O. Godfrey
“Predestination’s a Bitch” by Sean Eads

  “Casualty of Peace” by David Tallerman
“The Starry Crown” by Marc E. Fitch
“Instant Messaging” by Vitor Abdala
“The H Train”by JG Faherty
“The Gaff” by Dean H. Wild
“Kalu Kumaraya (My Dark Prince)” by Jayani C. Senanayake
“We Were Monsters” by Lucas Pederson
“The Night Crier” by C. Michael Cook
“Waiting for Mrs. Hemley” by Thomas P. Balázs
“The Ride” by Jay Caselberg
“Old Hag” by Ahna Wayne Aposhian
“Hear The Eagle Scream” by Edward M. Erdelac
“Better You Believe” by Carole Johnstone
Suggested Further Reading by Eric J. Guignard
  Reviews and Praise:              
  “The authors selected for Horror Library Volume 6 have ways of communicating horror with the minimum of disturbing imagery, but the content… oh, the content of each expertly crafted tale is phenomenal.” Monster Librarian  
  “Whether you want a snapshot of where modern literary horror fiction is headed or just want to satisfy a craving for cruel carnage only the best horror writing can satisfy, pick up Horror Library, Volume 6, edited by Eric J. Guignard.” Dread Central  
  “For +Horror Library+ Volume 6, editor Eric J. Guignard has assembled twenty-seven startlingly original stories that offer an impressive range of themes, voices, and settings, but they all deliver the authentic, frightening goods. This one will have you reaching for the lights—over and over.” —Lisa Morton, multiple-Bram Stoker Award-winning author and Halloween expert  
  “Top-notch horror from both well-known authors and rising stars. Highly recommended!” Lucy Taylor, award-winning author of horror and erotica such as The Safety of Unknown Cities and Fatal Journeys  
  “When Eric J. Guignard’s name is on something, it’s like the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. +Horror Library+ Volume 6 is a case in point. The stories are all good reads, carefully selected, the editing exact and precise. You can trust Eric... I do. Recommended.” Gene O’Neill, Lethal Birds, The Cal Wild Chronicles  
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