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Dark Love

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Each of these 22 original stories has been commissioned especially for this anthology. Works includes a novella by Stephen King and Karl Edward Wagner's last short story before his untimely death in 1994.

Introduction (1995) essay by T. E. D. Klein
Lunch at the Gotham Café (1995) novelette by Stephen King
The Psycho (1995) shortstory by Michael O'Donoghue
Pas de Deux (1995)...more
Hardcover, 414 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Roc Hardcover (first published January 1st 1995)
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Elizabeth Nesbit-comer
Very rarely do I find a collection of horror stories that are all good. Except for two stories the one with the artist and the bug; and the last story I really enjoyed this collection and even found a few new authors that i will need to check out.

My favorite was the story with the recently released mental patient who becomes a vacume salesman.
Next favorite was the creepy one where he falls in love with his ex- crushes daughter and they all try to kill each other.
Steph
I couldn't give it a 2.5 rating, and could not give it a 3 because I did not like most of the stories. "Refrigerator Heaven," "Barbara" and "Locked Away" were creative.

I think I could have lived the rest of my life without reading "Loop" and been happy.
Sarah
Listened to "Refrigerator Heaven" and "You've Got Your Troubles, I've Got Mine...".
Brendan
I enjoyed this short story collection. The offerings were well-paced, with some nice plot twists and unique characters. Stephen King, Ed Gorman, and Ramsay Campbell have work included, as well as nineteen other authors. If there's a complaint, it's that a few of the selections are dark, but don't seem to fulfill the "love" part of the equation, no matter how loosely it's interpreted.
Jonathan
Some stories are good, others not as good but I think these stories form a good anthology.

There's no love without a little bit of obsession...
Cairnraiser
A number of different short stories with a common theme of love gone wrong or twisted in some way.
Some of the short stories are very good while others fell flat for me.
Miss H
Several stories that will stay with you for years, so dark and alluring.

The Psycho is hilarious. John Peyton Cooke's The Penitent is...

Exquisite.
Miss H
Aug 31, 2013 Miss H rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone
Shelves: favorite
Several stories that will stay with you for years, so dark and alluring.

The Psycho is hilarious. John Peyton Cooke's The Penitent is...

Exquisite.
Martha
I've really only read a few of the stories, but liked the ones I've read so far.
Mark
A cracking collection, from a great range of authors, very much recommended.
bluetyson
Dark Love: 22 All-Original Tales of Lust and Obsession by Stephen King (1996)
Midnight Blue
A very dark, twisted, and utterly delightful anthology.
Matthew Novak
Worth it alone for the Bob Burden story.
Brittany
Cheap and easy short stories.
Brett
Anthology,Horror
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