Ghosts: Recent Hauntings
by Paula Guran , Stephen Gallagher , Elizabeth Hand , Glen Hirshberg , Alaya Dawn Johnson (Goodreads Author) , Stephen Graham Jones , Caitlín R. Kiernan , Marc Laidlaw: , more…Margo Lanagan , John Langan , Joe R. Lansdale , Maureen F. McHugh , Sarah Monette , Reggie Oliver , Richard Parks (Goodreads Author) , James Van Pelt (Goodreads Author) , Tim Powers , Barbara Roden , Ekaterina Sedia , Nisi Shawl , John Shirley , Peter Atkins , Peter Straub (Goodreads Author) , Melanie Tem , Steve Rasnic Tem (Goodreads Author) , Rick Bowes , Laird Barron , Steve Duffy (Goodreads Author) , Jeffrey Ford , Karen Joy Fowler , Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author) …less
The spirits of the dead have walked among our legends, myths, and stories since before recorded history. Ghostly visitations, hauntings, unquiet souls seeking the living, vengeful wraiths, the possibility of life beyond the grave that can somehow reach out and touch us…these are some of literature’s most enduring icons. Now, in the twenty-first century, we are no less fasc...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 5th 2012 by Prime Books
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While I found the stories in this book to be well written, I did not find it to be "true" ghosts stories, I was disappointed. After I read a couple from the front of the book, I browsed through the rest and it was "OK" not a normal "things that go bump in the night kind of book. I expected haunted houses and "real" literary ghosts, Maybe my interpretation of the book is off.
Paula Guran is senior editor for Prime Books. She edited the Juno fantasy imprint from its small press inception through its incarnation as an imprint of Pocket Books. She is also senior editor of Prime's soon-to-launch digital imprint Masque Books. Guran edits the annual Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror series as well as a growing number of other anthologies. In an earlier life she produced we...moreMore about Paula Guran...