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ISBN-13: 9781949491036
Publisher: Dark Moon Books
Publication date: 08/20/2018
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Eric J. Guignard is a writer and editor of dark and speculative fiction, operating from the shadowy outskirts of Los Angeles. He's won the Bram Stoker Award, been a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Award, and a multi-nominee of the Pushcart Prize. His stories and non-fiction have appeared in over one hundred genre and literary publications. As editor, Eric's published six anthologies such as, DARK TALES OF LOST CIVILIZATIONS, AFTER DEATH..., AND POP THE CLUTCH: THRILLING TALES OF ROCKABILLY, MONSTERS, AND HOT ROD HORROR (a 1950s-themed anthology of fast cars, rowdy characters, and revved-up classic movie monsters). Read his short story collection, THAT WHICH GROWS WILD: 16 TALES OF DARK FICTION (Cemetery Dance Publications), his novella, BAGGAGE OF ETERNAL NIGHT (Journalstone), and watch for his first novel, CROSSBUCK 'BO, which is currently being shopped around. Outside the glamorous and jet-setting world of indie fiction, Eric's a technical writer and college professor, and he stumbles home each day to a wife, children, cats, and a terrarium filled with mischievous beetles. Visit Eric at: www.ericjguignard.com, his blog: ericjguignard.blogspot.com, or Twitter: @ericjguignard.

Table of Contents

“Introduction: Diversity in Fiction” by Eric J. Guignard

“Mutshidzi” by Mohale Mashigo (South Africa)

“One Last Wayang” by L Chan (Singapore)

“Things I Do For Love” by Nadia Bulkin (Indonesia)

“On a Wooden Plate, On a Winter’s Night” by David Nickle (Canada)

“Country Boy” by Billie Sue Mosiman (United States of America)

“The Wife Who Didn't Eat” by Thersa Matsuura (Japan)

“The Disappeared” by Kristine Ong Muslim (Philippines)

“The Secret Life of the Unclaimed” by Suyi Davies Okungbowa (Nigeria)

“How Alfred Nobel Got His Mojo” by Johannes Pinter (Sweden)

“Sick Cats in Small Spaces” by Kaaron Warren (Australia)

“Obibi” by Dilman Dila (Uganda)

“The Nightmare” by Rhea Daniel (India)

“Chemirocha” by Charlie Human (South Africa)

“Honey” by Valya Dudycz Lupescu (Ukraine)

“Warning: Flammable, See Back Label” by Marcia Douglas (Jamaica)

“Arlecchino” by Carla Negrini (Italy)

“The Man at Table Nine” by Ray Cluley (England)

“The Mantle of Flesh” by Ashlee Scheuerman (Australia)

“The Shadows of Saint Urban” by Claudio Foti (Italy)

“Warashi’s Grip” by Yukimi Ogawa (Japan)

“The White Monkey” by Carlos Orsi (Brazil)

“The West Wind” by David McGroarty (Scotland)

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A World of Horror 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
JimmyTamTam 10 months ago
This is an anthology with horror or weird short stories written by writers from all around the world (aptly named, WORLD OF HORROR!). What a great idea and a great execution. The book is beautifully designed and there’s an artist with exceptional old school art. The stories are intense, raw. Some of them funny, bizarre, but all well written and thoroughly interesting to read these points of view from all over the world! Good job to editors and writers involved!
appatel555 More than 1 year ago
This whole book of bringing together authors from around the world was an exceptional idea, and beautifully executed both in terms of story content and in visual appeal (nod to artist Steve Lines!). There’s a great variety of stories and tones, exploring myths and fears and tastes from 22 authors (in 18 countries, with a few countries represented twice). I loved Rhea Daniel in India, and Kaaron Warren in Australia, and David McGroarty in Scotland, and Suyi Davies Okungbowa in Nigeria, and so many more. Great book all around, and very much recommended!