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Home Before Dark: The Collected Cedar Hill Stories, Volume 2

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Longer than GRAVEYARD PEOPLE (Volume 1), HOME BEFORE DARK contains 19 tales, including the long-awaited original novella "Kiss of the Mudman," two classic novellas, excerpts from the Cedar Hill Visitor's Guide, a page from the local newspaper, and much more, with a full-color wraparound dustjacket and over two dozen interior illustrations.
Hardcover, signed limited to 500 numbered copies, 429 pages
Published October 30th 2005 by Earthling Publications (first published 2005)
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This is the second volume of Braunbeck's stories set in his semi-fictional town of Cedar Hill, Ohio. This one has about twenty stories along with some neat side-bar material, and overall is longer than the first volume, GRAVEYARD PEOPLE. Some really great, well-written stories are here; my favorites are "Kiss of the Mudman," "Safe," "After the Elephant Ballet," "Rami Temporalis," "Dinosaur Day," and a beautifully-written quiet piece called "Afterthoughts." I'm hoping for a third volume to appear ...more
Richard Wright
Whether I was in a different, more receptive mood, or whether there is a more even consistency in tone to the stories, I found the second collection of Braunbeck's Cedar Hill tales a far more engaging, though no less alarming and beautiful, selection than the first. Perhaps because it builds on the work accomplished by the first volume, Graveyard People, or perhaps because the backdrop is becoming more rooted and established now, the collection left a concrete aftertaste, a feeling that I know t ...more
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Gary A. Braunbeck is a prolific author who writes mysteries, thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mainstream literature. He is the author of 19 books; his fiction has been translated into Japanese, French, Italian, Russian and German. Nearly 200 of his short stories have appeared in various publications.

His fiction has received several awards, including the Bram Stoker Award in 2003 fo
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