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20th Century Ghost

by Joe Hill

A collection of short stories.

Abraham's Boys

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Best New Horror

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Better Than Home

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

The Black Phone

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Bobby Conroy Comes Back from the Dead

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

The Cape

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Dead-Wood

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Heart-Shaped Box

by Joe Hill

Judas Coyne is a collector of the macabre: a cookbook for cannibals . . . a used hangman's noose . . . a snuff film. An aging death-metal rock god, his taste for the unnatural is as widely known to his legions of fans as the notorious excesses of his youth. But nothing he possesses is as unlikely or as dreadful as his latest discovery, an item for sale on the Internet, a thing so terribly strange, Jude can't help but reach for his wallet. I will "sell" my stepfather's ghost to the highest bidder. . . . For a thousand dollars, Jude will become the proud owner of a dead man's suit, said to be haunted by a restless spirit. He isn't afraid. He has spent a lifetime coping with ghosts-of an abusive father, of the lovers he callously abandoned, of the bandmates he betrayed. What's one more? But what UPS delivers to his door in a black heart-shaped box is no imaginary or metaphorical ghost, no benign conversation piece. It's the real thing. And suddenly the suit's previous owner is everywhere: behind the bedroom door . . . seated in Jude's restored vintage Mustang . . . standing outside his window . . . staring out from his widescreen TV. Waiting-with a gleaming razor blade on a chain dangling from one bony hand. . . . A multiple-award winner for his short fiction, author Joe Hill immediately vaults into the top echelon of dark fantasists with a blood-chilling roller-coaster ride of a novel, a masterwork brimming with relentless thrills and acid terror.

Horns

by Joe Hill

Joe Hill has been hailed as "a major player in 21st-century fantastic fiction" (Washington Post); "a new master in the field of suspense" (James Rollins); "one of the most confident and assured new voices in horror and dark fantasy to emerge in recent years (Publishers Weekly); a writer who "builds character invitingly and plants an otherworldly surprise around every corner" (New York Times). This gifted and brilliantly imaginative author catapulted to bestsellerdom with the chilling Heart-Shaped Box and cemented his reputation with the prizewinning volume of short fiction 20th Century Ghosts. At last, the New York Times bestselling author returns with a relentless supernatural thriller that runs like Hell on wheels. . . . Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with a thunderous hangover, a raging headache . . . and a pair of horns growing from his temples. At first Ig thought the horns were a hallucination, the product of a mind damaged by rage and grief. He had spent the last year in a lonely, private purgatory, following the death of his beloved, Merrin Williams, who was raped and murdered under inexplicable circumstances. A mental breakdown would have been the most natural thing in the world. But there was nothing natural about the horns, which were all too real. Once the righteous Ig had enjoyed the life of the blessed: born into privilege, the second son of a renowned musician and younger brother of a rising late-night TV star, he had security, wealth, and a place in his community. Ig had it all, and more-he had Merrin and a love founded on shared daydreams, mutual daring, and unlikely midsummer magic. But Merrin's death damned all that. The only suspect in the crime, Ig was never charged or tried. And he was never cleared. In the court of public opinion in Gideon, New Hampshire, Ig is and always will be guilty because his rich and connected parents pulled strings to make the investigation go away. Nothing Ig can do, nothing he can say, matters. Everyone, it seems, including God, has abandoned him. Everyone, that is, but the devil inside. . . . Now Ig is possessed of a terrible new power to go with his terrible new look-a macabre talent he intends to use to find the monster who killed Merrin and destroyed his life. Being good and praying for the best got him nowhere. It's time for a little revenge. . . . It's time the devil had his due. . . .

In the Rundown

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

In the Tall Grass

by Stephen King Joe Hill

Mile 81 meets "N." in this eBook collaboration between Stephen King and Joe Hill. As USA TODAY said of Stephen King's Mile 81: "Park and scream. Could there be any better place to set a horror story than an abandoned rest stop?" In the Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they've lost one another. The boy's cries are more and more desperate. What follows is a terrifying, entertaining, and masterfully told tale, as only Stephen King and Joe Hill can deliver.

Last Breath

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

My Father's Mask

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Nos4a2

by Joe Hill

In a 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith whose license plate reads NOS4A2, Charles Talent Manx takes children on a terrifying ride out of the real world. Has Victoria McQueen really stopped him? With a one-day laydown on April 30 and a 200,000-copy first printing.

Pop Art

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Throttle

by Joe Hill

Inspired by Richard Matheson's classic "Duel," "Throttle," by Joe Hill and Stephen King, is a duel of a different kind, pitting a faceless trucker against a tribe of motorcycle outlaws in the simmering Nevada desert. Their battle is fought out on twenty miles of the most lonely road in the country, a place where the only thing worse than not knowing what you're up against, is slowing down . . .

Thumbprint

by Joe Hill

Murder always leaves its mark.

Twittering From the Circus of the Dead

by Joe Hill

A short story of a girl who takes out her frustration on Twitter. The story is told in Twitter speak.

Voluntary Committal

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

The Widow's Breakfast

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

Wolverton Station

by Joe Hill

Saunders made his fortune as a hatchet man for hire and has come to England to do what he does best: chop down the little guys to clear the way for a global firm. But his train north just made an unexpected stop to let on some passengers straight out of the worst kind of fairy tale. Now he's up to his ankles in blood and finding out just what it really means to live in a dog-eat-dog world... Joe Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2, Horns, and Heart-Shaped Box, and the prize-winning story collection 20th Century Ghosts.

You Will Hear the Locust Sing

by Joe Hill

This short story was originally published in Joe Hill's collection 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS.

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