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Haunted Legends

An Anthology

Author: Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas

Haunted Legends

Haunted Legends


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An anthology of all-new, fresh, original ghost stories by such award-winning, popular authors as Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Bowes, Jeffrey Ford, Catherynne M. Valente, and many others.

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Winner of the 2010 Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology!

Darkly thrilling, these twenty new ghost stories in Haunted Legends have all the chills and power of traditional ghost stories, but each tale is a unique retelling of an urban legend from the world over.

Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow and award-nominated author and editor Nick Mamatas recruited Jeffrey Ford, Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Caitlin Kiernan, Catherynne M. Valente, Kit Reed, Ekaterina Sedia, and thirteen other fine writers to create stories unlike any they've written before. Tales to make readers shiver with fear, jump at noises in the night, keep the lights on.

These twenty nightmares, brought together by two renowned editors of the dark fantastic, are delightful visions sure to send shivers down the spines of horror readers.

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Tor Books



In The News

“Sure to provide a yardstick by which future ghost fiction will be measured.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Ellen Datlow's The Dark: New Ghost Stories

“What better way to spend a cold winter night than curled in front of the fireplace with a good ghost story or sixteen?” —The Dallas Morning News on Ellen Datlow's The Dark: New Ghost Stories

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Haunted Legends

Haunted Legends