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Masques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural

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* Introduction and Acknowledgments by J. N. Williamson
* "Nightcrawlers" by Robert R. McCammon
* "Somebody Like You" by Dennis Etchison
* "Samhain: Full Moon" by Ardath Mayhar
* "I Have Made My Bones Secure" by Ardath Mayhar
* "Third Wind" by Richard Christian Matheson
* "Redbeard" by Gene Wolfe
* "The Turn of Time" by David B. Silva
* "Soft" by F. Paul Wilson
* "House Moth
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Hardcover, 307 pages
Published November 1st 1984 by Maclay & Associates
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Chazzi
Feb 04, 2016 Chazzi rated it really liked it
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This is an anthology of short stories by some of the top fantasy writers. First time in print, compiled and published in 1984 are works by McCammon, Matheson, Williamson, Bloch,Bradbury, Beaumont and more. Writers who have publishing creds with Playboy, Penthouse, Esquire, Ellery Queen and numbers of anthology collections. Twilight Zone, Battlestar Galactia, The A-Team, The Saint and Alfred Hitchcock to name a few.

I am more of a mystery fan than fantasy, but these stories have mystery in them in
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Laura
Nov 30, 2008 Laura rated it liked it
It's a bunch of short horror stories, some are good, some not so good! You know how that goes...

The last short story has piqued my interest in Charles Beaumont, though, and I will definitely be checking out more of his writing in the future.
Marvin
Jun 07, 2012 Marvin rated it liked it
Shelves: autographed, horror
Nice set of original stories. Best of the bunch include Robert McCammon's "Bightcrawlers", "Soft" by F. Paul Wilson, and "My Grandmother's Japonicas" by CCharles Beaumont. There is also an interview with Richard Matheson.
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Gerald Neal Williamson (April 17, 1932 - December 8, 2005) wrote and edited horror stories under the name J. N. Williamson. He also write under the name Julian Shock.

Born in Indianapolis, IN he graduated from Shortridge High School. He studied journalism at Butler University. He published his first novel in 1979 and went on to publish more than 40 novels and 150 short stories. In 2003 he received
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