Dark Screams (Signed Limited Edition Hardcover)
- Editor: Richard Chizmar & Brian James Freeman
- Artist: Vincent Chong and Alan M. Clark
- Page Count: 408
- Pub. Date: 2017
- ISBN: 978-1-58767-543-0
- Status: Forthcoming
Featuring 160,000 words of horror and dark suspense from Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Jack Ketchum, Kelley Armstrong, Bentley Little, Bill Pronzini, Simon Clark, Ramsey Campbell, Darynda Jones, Jacquelyn Frank, Brian Hodge, Norman Prentiss, Lisa Morton, Shawntelle Madison, Graham Masterton, Heather Graham, Ray Garton, Ed Gorman, Mick Garris, J. Kenner, Kealan Patrick Burke, Del James, and Richard Christian Matheson!
Dark Screams: The Special Limited Edition!
edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman
About the Book:
Dark Screams presents 25 stories written by the biggest names writing horror today including Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Jack Ketchum, Kelley Armstrong, Bentley Little, Bill Pronzini, Simon Clark, Ramsey Campbell, Darynda Jones, Jacquelyn Frank, Brian Hodge, Norman Prentiss, Lisa Morton, Shawntelle Madison, Graham Masterton, Heather Graham, Ray Garton, Ed Gorman, Mick Garris, J. Kenner, Kealan Patrick Burke, Del James, and Richard Christian Matheson.
These stories add up to more than 160,000 words of terror, which were originally published as eBook mini-anthologies by Random House, and this omnibus edition will see them in print together for the first time as one big oversized signed (by the editors and artists) Limited Edition hardcover.
Featuring full-color cover artwork by Vincent Chong and full-color endpapers by Alan M. Clark, this special edition is being designed with both general readers and serious book collectors in mind.
Add a Special Exclusive Slipcase to Protect Your Book!
Due to demand from some of our most serious book collectors, we will be producing one of our popular custom-made slipcase for this title, but to keep this special edition afforable for general readers, we're making this slipcase an option. Whether you want a slipcase or not is completely your choice, depending on what's most important for your collection.
The only way to purchase a slipcase for your book is to select the Signed Limited Edition Hardcover with Slipcase ($84.95) option above. We will not be able to sell these separately later on or to retailers.
Don't know what a slipcase is? That's okay! You can see some sample images of other slipcases we've made on this special page. We're using the same high-quality materials we have used for previous special editions, with at least one color hot foil stamping. The company who makes these for us is the best in the business and you won't find a better way to protect your investment! (If you are new to collecting, you can read more about slipcases on our Book FAQ page.)
We're selling these special slipcases for just $24.95, making them an extremely affordable way to protect your book. We think our collectors will be very pleased with what we have in mind for these very special cases, so please don't wait to place your order!
Table of Contents:
"Weeds" by Stephen King
"The Price You Pay" by Kelley Armstrong
"Magic Eyes" by Bill Pronzini
"Murder In Chains" by Simon Clark
"The Watched" by Ramsey Campbell
"The Deep End" by Robert Mccammon
"Interval" by Norman Prentiss
"If These Walls Could Talk" by Shawntelle Madison
"The Night Hider" by Graham Masterton
"Whatever" by Richard Christian Matheson
"The Collected Short Stories Of Freddie Prothero" by Peter Straub
"Group of Thirty" by Jack Ketchum
"Nancy" by Darynda Jones
"I Love You Charlie Pearson" by Jacquelyn Frank
"The Lone and Level Sands Stretch Far Away" by Brian Hodge
"The Departed" by Clive Barker
"The New War" by Lisa Morton
"Sammy Comes Home" by Ray Garton
"The Brasher Girl" by Ed Gorman
"Creature Feature" by Heather Graham
"Everything You've Always Wanted" by Mick Garris
"The Land of Sunshine" by Kealan Patrick Burke
"Mechanical Gratitude" by Del James
"The One and Only" by J. Kenner
"The Playhouse" by Bentley Little
Published as a Signed Limited Edition Hardcover:
• Limited to just 1000 signed copies, this edition will not have a second printing!
• Personally signed by the editors and the artists on a full color signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Bound in full-cloth with colored head and tail bands
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Printed and bound with full-color endpapers featuring artwork by Alan M. Clark
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Wrapped in a full-color dust jacket
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price just $60!
Reviews to come...
Richard Chizmar is the founder and publisher/editor of Cemetery Dance magazine and the Cemetery Dance Publications book imprint. He has edited more than a dozen anthologies, including The Best of Cemetery Dance, The Earth Strikes Back, Night Visions 10, October Dreams (with Robert Morrish), and the Shivers series. Chizmar's fiction has appeared in dozens of publications, including Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories. He has won two World Fantasy Awards, four International Horror Guild Awards, and the HWA's Board of Trustees Award. Chizmar has appeared at numerous conferences as a writing instructor, guest speaker, panelist, and guest of honor.
Brian James Freeman is the author of The Painted Darkness, Black Fire, Blue November Storms, More Than Midnight, Weak and Wounded, Dreamlike States, Lost and Lonely, The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Trivia Book (with Kevin Quigley and Hans-Åke Lilja), and The Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book (with Bev Vincent). Seven Stories, an eBook exclusive short story collection, was the #1 bestselling story collection on Amazon.com in the US, UK, Germany, Spain, and France, and #2 bestseller in Italy, during the first week of February 2012. He is the managing editor of Cemetery Dance magazine and the publisher of Lonely Road Books. He is also the founder and publisher of Books to Benefit, a small press that publishes special Limited Editions of books to raise funds for good causes. Visit him on the web at BrianJamesFreeman.com.