Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Masques IV: All-New Works of Horror and the Supernatural” as Want to Read:
Masques IV: All-New Works of Horror and the Supernatural
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Masques IV: All-New Works of Horror and the Supernatural

by
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
For the timid soul leafing through such a book as this for the first time....only four or five of these tales show human beings dying 'on camera,' so to speak -- though people are about to perish in approximately seven others. According to the rule that in good fiction, main characters are drastically changed by the end of the work, Masques IV is definitely on safe ground. ...more
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published November 1st 1991 by Maclay & Associates
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Masques IV, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Masques IV

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14 of 14)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Robert Beveridge
There's something about horror stories. Everyone has one good one in them, but with the exception of a handful of writers (Ellison, Kathe Koja, a few others) whose work is consistently well above the bar, you're more likely to come up with a writer whose work is usually medicore, but who every once in a while lets fly with something so wonderful that the whole world needs to know about it. And thus the continuing popularity of the horror story anthology; the quest to try and find all these truly ...more
Kevin Lucia
So, yeah. Read most of this on the beach, today. Anyway - nice collection. Not necessarily in the same league as Shadows or Whispers or the Karl Edward Wagner collections, but still pretty tight. The best stories are:

Chet Williamson's ``The Pack''
Gahan Wilson's ``Sea Gulls''
F. Paul Wilson's ``Please Don't Hurt Me''
Bruce Boston's ``Animal Husbandry''
Ed Gorman's "The Coming of Night, the Passing of Day"
Graham Masterton "The Heart of Helen Day"
Kristin Kathryn Rusch's "Children"
Darrell Schweitzer's
...more
Brandon
Brandon marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2014
Angel
Angel added it
Mar 27, 2014
Manuell Yanes
Manuell Yanes marked it as to-read
Oct 03, 2013
Lee
Lee added it
Mar 27, 2013
Bruce
Feb 06, 2013 Bruce rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Unsolved Mystery
Unsolved Mystery marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2012
Jeannie Sloan
Jeannie Sloan marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2010
Brett
Brett added it
Apr 14, 2008
Scott
Scott added it
Jan 04, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
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
...more
More about J.N. Williamson...
How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Dark Masques Darker Masques Horror House The Best of Masques

Share This Book