The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IV

The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IV


In the fourteen stories here we find our share of ghosts and werewolves and vampires, of monsters, of people trapped in (and out of) time and space—but these things don't always take the expected form. Our writers still explore lands that have not yet been settled . . . Our writers know that terra incognita still may lie across a sea or in some uncharted forest; but they also know that it can be as close as the other end of town; or in the same house or building where you now sit reading. It can be locked in your own mind, and with a rusty corroded lock just waiting for a little pressure to make it snap open.

Today's writers are more familiar than the writers of Poe's time with the ways of reaching terra incognita, and they are eager for your company . . .

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The Year's Best Horror Stories, Series IV