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The Fleshless Man
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The Fleshless Man
by Norman Prentiss

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"The Fleshless Man wants to kill me," his mother said.

Curtis never enjoyed the cool, oppressive atmosphere of his childhood home, and that atmosphere is even worse when he returns as an adult. His mother is dying, and her illness seems to infect everyone around her: Curtis's brother has developed a nervous habit that might indicate more serious problems; the attending nurse exhibits puzzling, possibly sinister behavior; and Curtis himself suffers from nightmares and uncharacteristic dark thoughts.

It's as if the house itself wants his mother to die more quickly--and it will achieve that goal however it can.

Even if it must inspire Curtis to imagine harming his own mother.

Even if it must summon the intervention of a strange entity called the Fleshless Man.

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The Narrator
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The Narrator
by Michael McBride and Norman Prentiss

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Critically acclaimed horror scribes Michael McBride and Norman Prentiss team up to bring you this atmospheric tale of a schoolroom descending into madness.

Something is wrong with Julia Linder's sixth grade class.
 
One boy's harmless tendency of getting lost becomes a crippling fog of disorientation. A girl's mild twitch turns into an obsessive pattern of frightened raps and repetition. The symptoms are spreading and the source seems to be stories that seize upon the children's deeply seated fears and intensify them exponentially.
 
How can mere stories change their behavior?
 
Abbie is a bright girl at the heart of the mystery. The others are inexplicably drawn to her and become increasingly devoted to her with each passing day. But should her classmates trust her?
 
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Invisible Fences
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Cemetery Dance Novella SeriesInvisible Fences (Cemetery Dance Novella Series #19)
by Norman Prentiss

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Do you see the point of the story, Nathan? We all cut parts of ourselves away, but we never lose them. Things stay with us—souvenirs with memories attached. We can't always choose what to keep, what to throw away.

Nathan's parents devised cautionary tales for him and his sister—gruesome stories about predatory cars racing along the "Big Street" at one end of their neighborhood, or dope fiends lurking in the woods behind their house and ready to plunge hypodermics into the skin of foolish young trespassers. These stories se

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The Revelation
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"The Revelation isn't just a thriller, it's a shocker. A must for those who like horror with a bite."
— Richard Laymon

The Revelation
by Bentley Little

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For the town of Randall, Arizona, the terror starts quietly, oddly—a senile woman in her eighties becomes pregnant.

Then the town's beloved minister mysteriously disappears, leaving his church and home hideously defiled by blasphemous obscenities scrawled in blood.

Farmers going out to their fields in the morning find their herds of goats slaughtered. Then, as the terror intensifies, the farmers themselves are massacred.

The town begins to smell of death, and the trust which has bound neighbors to one another turns to ashes.

But the relentless tide of death is only an augury of a far more uns

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World War Z: The Deluxe Special Edition
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World War Z: The Deluxe Special Edition
by Max Brooks

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"The end was near." — Voices from the Zombie War

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of thirty million souls to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet. He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time. World War Z is the result. Never before have we had access to a document that so powerfully conveys the depth of fear and horror, and also the ineradicable spirit of resistance, that gripped human society through the plague years.

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The Zombie Survival Guide: The Deluxe Special Edition
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The Zombie Survival Guide: The Deluxe Special Edition
by Max Brooks

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The Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective defense tactics and weaponry, ways to outfit your home for a long siege, and how to survive and adapt in any territory or terrain.

Top 10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack

1. Organize before they rise!
2. They feel no fear, why should you?
3. Use your head: cut off theirs.
4. Blades don’t need reloading.
5. Ideal protection = tight clothes, short hair.
6. Get up the staircase, then destroy it.
7. Get out of the car, g

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Pure
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"PW Star Baggott's highly anticipated postapocalyptic horror novel is a fascinating mix of stark, oppressive authoritarianism and grotesque anarchy... Baggott mixes brutality, occasional wry humor, and strong dialogue into an exemplar of the subgenre."
Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Pure: The Deluxe Limited Special Edition
by Julianna Baggott

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We know you are here, our brothers and sisters...

Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the rubble of an old barbershop where she lives with her grandfather, she thinks about what is lost—how the world went from amusement parks, movie theaters, birthday parties, fathers and mot

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The Language of Fear
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The Language of Fear
by Del James

Introduction by W. Axl Rose

This Special Limited Edition Features 11 Bonus Stories Not Appearing In Any Other Edition!

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One of the most talked about collections of the 1990s is back again as a new Signed Limited Edition from Cemetery Dance Publications featuring eleven bonus short stories not appearing in any other edition! This special edition features the original contents of the paperback edition, including the introduction by W. Axl Rose, along with a new introduction/afterword from Del James about the eleven bonus stories. This is a special edition that no horror collection would be complete without!

Table of Contents:
Introduction by W. Axl Rose
A Tale of Two Heroines
Adult Nature Material
Bloodlust
Date Rape
High School Memories
Mama&rsqu

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The Loveliest Dead
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The Loveliest Dead
by Ray Garton

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Sorry, the Deluxe Lettered Edition has already sold out!

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To most people it's just a large house, old and a bit run-down.

To the Kellar family it's a new start, a chance to wipe out the painful past and begin again.

But soon it will become a living nightmare.

The terrors begin before the Kellars have even finished unpacking.

Who are the mysterious children playing on the rusty, vine-covered swing set in the backyard?

Who is the figure sitting in the dark corner of the bedroom at night?

Who—or what—waits in the basement?

They are the dead and they cannot rest. Horror stalks the halls of the Kellar house. And the secrets of the past are reaching from beyond the grave to destroy the living...

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The Prophet
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What do Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Scott Smith, Dennis Lehane, and Dan Simmons all have in common? They're huge fans of Michael Koryta! So are we, and we think our collectors will be, too! Don't wait to place your order because this incredible Signed Deluxe Special Limited Edition won't last long!

The Prophet (Deluxe Signed Special Limited Edition)
by Michael Koryta

Note for the Collectors:
This is the first of several Limited Editions by Koryta that we'll be publishing, and collectors who order a copy of The Prophet through our website will be the first notified about future special editions!

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Adam Austin hasn't spoken to his brother in years. When they were teenagers, their sister was abducted and murdered, and their devastated family never recovered. Now A

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Dinner With the Cannibal Sisters
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Dinner With the Cannibal Sisters
by Douglas Clegg

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From Douglas Clegg, award-winning author of Neverland and Isis, comes a dark gem about a notorious family — and a feast like no other.

You're invited to dinner...

In October 1890 authorities discovered two teenaged girls at Bog Farm surrounded by a scene of unimaginable carnage. A legend grew of their cannibalistic night of terror, but young Lucy and Sally were never put to trial and no one has ever before gotten close enough to interview them.

Twenty years later, an inexperienced reporter travels to their New Hampshire farm, determined to shed light upon the events of that night.

Lizzie Borden, Dr. Crippen, the Windrow Sisters — murderers whose mystique has lasted more th

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The Ruins: The Deluxe Special Edition
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"The Ruins is going to be America's literary shock-show this summer, doing for vacations in Mexico what Jaws did for beach weekends on Long Island."
— Stephen King

The Ruins
by Scott Smith

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Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights, making friends with fellow tourists. When the brother of one of those friends disappears, they decide to venture into the jungle to look for him. What started out as a fun day-trip slowly spirals into a nightmare when they find an ancient ruins site... and the terrifying presence that lurks there.

Special Features Exclusive to this Special Collector's Edition:
• deluxe oversized design (7 inches X 10 inches)
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A Simple Plan: The Deluxe Special Edition
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"Simply the best suspense novel of the year... Read this book."
— Stephen King

A Simple Plan
by Scott Smith

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A Simple Plan marked the astonishing debut of a natural born storyteller and is one of the most talked about thrillers of the last two decades.

It's a novel about a young man, unaware of his own moral fragility, who finds an immense cache of money — and makes a seemingly plausible decision that sets his hitherto "ordinary and ordered" life on the road to chaos and horror. He is Hank Mitchell — steady, solid, devoted husband, proud new father. He tells the story.

It begins on a snowy winter afternoon. Hank is driving on a lonely country road with his brother, Jacob, and his brother's pal, when suddenly Jacob's dog leaps into the woods. Following him, the three men come upon the wreckag

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Cold Comforts
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Cold Comforts: Tales of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem
by Peter Crowther

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You know, you think you know someone and then . . . kablooey! Something comes walking along, right up to you, and then punches you in the nose. It's like that with Peter Crowther.

After reading Peter's previous collection for Cemetery Dance, the poignantly dark The Longest Single Note back in 1999, you'd think you have his measure — after all, it echoes the nostalgia and gore served up in Escardy Gap, his epic collaboration with James Lovegrove. But then he sideswipes you with the science fictional tales of Songs of Leaving and you think, ah, okay . . . got him now (particularly as you've read the Forever Twilight novellas)! But then comes The Spaces Between The Lines, as bleak a gathering of horror yarns

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Lucifer's Lottery
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Lucifer's Lottery
by Edward Lee

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Theology student Hudson has just won the lottery, but not just any lottery — Satan's lottery.  Only eleven people in all of human history have been so honored since Lucifer's fall from Heaven in 5318 B.C.  All Hudson need do is say "yes," and he will receive an all-expenses-paid tour of Hell, and his tour-guide is the damned soul of H.P. Lovecraft, the greatest horror writer of all time...

And into the Abyss Hudson ventures to witness carnal pleasures that boggle the mind and horrors piled upon horrors within the smoking, screaming metropolis that is now Lucifer’s domain.  But will Hudson make the ultimate choice and disavow his salvation to become a prince in Hell?
  
Lucifer's Lottery takes the reader on a macabre and harrowing trek of unspeakable evil, devilish intrigue, demented eroticism, and ends in the very mansion of Satan himself...

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Relic
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"Better than anything the theoretically recombinant team of Michael Crichton and Peter Benchley could ever hope to achieve."
Albuquerque Journal

Relic
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

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Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human... But the museum's directors plan to go ahead with a big bash to celebrate the new exhibition, in spite of the murders. Now museum researcher Margo Green must find out who — or what — is doing the killing. But can she do it in time to stop the massacre?

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Gideon's Corpse
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Gideon's Corpse
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

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A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff.

A plume of radiation above New York City leads to a warehouse where, it seems, a powerful nuclear bomb was assembled just hours before.

Sifting through the evidence, authorities determine that the unthinkable is about to happen: in ten days, a major American city will be vaporized by a terrorist attack.

And Gideon Crew, tracking the mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico, learns the end may be something worse—far worse—than mere Armageddon.

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The Twelve
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The Twelve
by Justin Cronin

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In his internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed novel The Passage, Justin Cronin constructed an unforgettable world transformed by a government experiment gone horribly wrong.

With The Twelve, the story continues...

In the present day:
As a man-made apocalypse unfolds, three strangers navigate the chaos, desperate to find others, to survive, to witness the dawn on the other side of disaster.

Lila, a doctor and an expectant mother, has been so broken by the spread of violence and infection that she continues to plan for her child's arrival even as society dissolves around her.

Kittridge, known to the world as "Last Stand in Denver," has been forced by loss of electrical power to flee his stronghold and is now on the road, dodging the infecte

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Screamplays
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Featuring Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Richard Matheson, Richard Laymon, Harlan Ellison, Joe R. Lansdale, and Ed Gorman!

Screamplays
edited by Richard Chizmar and Martin H. Greenberg

Introduction by Dean Koontz

Featuring nearly 30 pieces of interior artwork by Glenn Chadbourne and a creepy cover painting by Les Edwards!

About this Special Edition:
Cemetery Dance Publications is proud to announce the world's first deluxe, collectible hardcover edition of this acclaimed anthology! This massive oversized special edition will weigh in at 545 pages and feature a mind-blowing 9 X 12 trimsize, just likeThe Secretary of Dreams by Stephen King! To make this an even more special edition, <

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Smoke and Mirrors
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Featuring original works by Neil Gaiman, William Peter Blatty, Stewart O'Nan, Frank Darabont, William F. Nolan, Joe Hill, Brian Keene & Michael Oliveri, Poppy Z. Brite, Kealan Patrick Burke, Mick Garris, Ray Garton, and Joe R. Lansdale!

Smoke and Mirrors: Screenplays, Teleplays, Stage Plays, Comic Scripts & Treatments
edited by Richard Chizmar

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Cemetery Dance Publications is proud to announce Smoke and Mirrors, a collection of screenplays, teleplays, stage plays, comic scripts, and treatments by thirteen masters of horror and fantasy. This deluxe oversized book reproduces the scripts exactly as they were written in the author's own formatting. This special edi

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