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Halloween : magic, mystery, and the macabre.

Author: Paula Guran
Publisher: Rockville : Prime Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of the past, the more we've come to love Halloween - the one time each year when the mundane is overturned in favor of the bizarre, the "other side" is closest, and everyone can become anyone (or anything) they wish... and sometimes what they don't. Introducing nineteen original stories from mistresses and masters of the dark celebrate the most fantastic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Horror fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Guran
ISBN: 9781607014188 1607014181
OCLC Number: 895255812
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Thirteen / Stephen Graham Jones --
The mummy's heart / Norman Partridge --
Unternehmen Werwolf / Carrie Vaughn --
Lesser fires / Steve Rasnic Tem & Melanie Tem --
Long way home: a pine deep story / Johathan Maberry --
Black dog / Laird Barron --
The Halloween men / Maria V. Snyder --
Pumpkin Head escapes / Lawrence C. Connolly --
Whilst the night rejoices profound and still / Caitlin R. Kiernan --
For the removal of unwanted guests / A. C. Wise --
Angelic / Jay Caselberg --
Quadruple whammy / Chelsea Quinn Yarbro --
We, the fortunate bereaved / Brian Hodge --
All hallows in the high hills / Brenda Cooper --
Trick or treat / Nancy Kilpatrick --
From dust / Laura Bickle --
All Souls Day / Barbara Roden --
And when you called us we came to you / John Shirley.

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"The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of the past, the more we've come to love Halloween - the one time each year when the mundane is overturned in favor of the bizarre, the "other side" is closest, and everyone can become anyone (or anything) they wish... and sometimes what they don't. Introducing nineteen original stories from mistresses and masters of the dark celebrate the most fantastic, enchanting, spooky, and supernatural of holidays"--Cover page [4].

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"We, The Fortunate Bereaved" by Brian Hodge - In Dunhaven on Halloween night one soul that has died during the previous year is allowed to return from the Beyond to animate a scarecrow. Bailey and her boy Cody leave an offering to Cody's dead father Drew, but it's Melanie's murdered sister who comes...
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