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Unhappy Endings (Digital Edition)

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One of modern horror's hottest authors delivers an all-new collection. Brian Keene's UNHAPPY ENDINGS features an exciting mix of never-before-published stories and hard-to-find fan favorites, ranging from violent, post-apocalyptic novella to quiet, supernatural human-dramas.
Digital, 328 pages
Published 2009 by Delirium Books
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I've been a fan of Keene's since 2006, when I happened to stroll past "The Conqueror Worms" in my local Borders (truly a sign that this was 5 years ago). I picked up the book, read it, was impressed and began to discover modern horror fiction beyond King. I'd never read any of his short fiction until starting this book, and I'm floored by how good it is. Keene may even be a better novella/short story writer than he is a novelist, and that's saying something, as he's a damn good novel writer. I'm ...more
Nick Cato
Keene's 4th short story collection features 19 stories and 3 poems. I was a bit pissed that I had already read so much of the material here (MOST of the stories from Keene's A LITTLE SILVER BOOK OF STREET WISE STORIES appear here), but it does contain some rare (and GOOD) selections you'll want to check out.

JACK'S MAGIC BEANS (a planned novella from another press that never panned out) makes its debut here and I found it to be the highlight of the collection; Keene shines when working in apocaly
Jonathan Echevarria
Quite possibly the most impressive collection of short stories that Brian Keene has put together. There is something for everyone in this little book of horrors. Some of the amazing titles included in this book include Take the Long Way Home, Jack's Magic Beans, The Resurrection and the Life and Tequila's Sunrise.

One of the nicest treats in this book is the the final few pages include some poems that Brian Keene worked on in the past. It was a real treat to be able to read Brian Keene's early w
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BRIAN KEENE writes novels, comic books, short fiction, and occasional journalism for money. He is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy genres. His 2003 novel, The Rising, is often credited (along with Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic and Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later film) with inspiring pop culture’s current interest in zombies. Keene’s novels have be ...more
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