Eric J. Guignard




+Horror Library+ Volume 6

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Since 2006, the +Horror Library+ series of anthologies has been internationally praised as a groundbreaking source of contemporary horror short fiction stories—relevant to the moment and stunning in impact—from leading authors of the macabre and darkly imaginative.
Filled with Fears and Fantasy. Death and Dark Dreams. Monsters and Mayhem. Literary Vision and Wonder. Each volume of the +Horror Library+ series is packed with heart-pounding thrills and creepy contemplations as to what truly lurks among the shadows of the world(s) we live in.

Containing 27 all-original stories, read Volume 6 in this ongoing anthology series, and then continue with the other volumes.

Shamble no longer through the banal humdrum of normalcy, but ENTER THE HORROR LIBRARY!

Included within Volume 6:

•   In “Better You Believe,” remnants of a mountain climbing party must help each other climb down a mountain after an avalanche.

•   In “The Starry Crown,” a college professor travels to the American South to research lyrics of an old religious hymn with roots in slavery.

•   In “The Plumber,” a young couple call in a plumber to fix a clogged line, but the service call escalates into an inescapable nightmare.

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

. . . and more!


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  Product Details:                    
  +Horror Library+ Volume 6   Edited by Eric J. Guignard  
  Trade Paperback ISBN-13: 978-1-949491-35-7   Number of pages: 358 (about 127,000 words)  
  ebook ISBN-13: 978-1-949491-36-4   Published by Dark Moon Books, published July 13, 2021  
  Library of Congress Control Number: 2021936978   (first published by Cutting Block Books, April 7, 2017)  
  Made in the United States of America   Cover art by Bailey Hunter  
  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

  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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