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Title: Brighton Shock
Edited by: Stephen Jones;Stephen King
Overview: For the first time in its history, the World Horror Convention was held in the United Kingdom in 2010. Situated in the historic seaside city of Brighton, on the picturesque south-east coast of England, and celebrating "The European Horror Tradition from Victorian Times to the Present Day", World Horror Convention 2010 took place over March 25th-28th. The list of attending Guests of Honour included authors Tanith Lee and David Case, artists Les Edwards (aka "Edward Miller") and Dave Carson, and editor Hugh Lamb. World best-selling author James Herbert was Special Guest of Honour, and Hammer horror film star Ingrid Pitt was the Special Media Guest. Editor and poet Jo Fletcher was Mistress of Ceremonies. All of these esteemed guests are ably represented in this Souvenir Book of the event, along with contributions from fellow attendees Mike Ashley, Pat Cadigan, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Tim Lebbon, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Sarah Pinborough, Michael Marshall Smith, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and many others, including R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Neil Gaiman, Glen Hirshberg, M.R. James and Stephen King. Illustrated by some of the genre's major artists from both sides of the Atlantic, this limited edition anthology is a unique reminder of when the World Horror Convention came to Europe for the first time.