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by Brian Keene.
Signed Illustrated book plate by Brian Keen with this copy.
REVIEW: Two-time Stoker-winner Keene includes 19 stories, many of which were previously only available in limited edition collections. His trademark zombies appear in five tales linked to 2003s The Rising, as well as in The Resurrection and the Life, which features an undead Lazarus. When Keene stops relying so heavily on carnage, he pens standouts like An Appointment Kept, which concludes with a clever twist, and the powerful, dread-inducing Stone Tears. Fans will especially appreciate Tequilas Sunrise, a fable about the origin of tequila that sneakily touches on all of Keenes creations, and chatty afterwords offering insight into his creative process. Those new to Keene or bored of zombies will find less to love, but any horror reader will get some delightful scares.-- Publishers Weekly.
One of modern horror’s hottest authors delivers an all-new collection. Brian Keene’s UNHAPPY ENDINGS features an exciting mix of never-before-published stories and hard-to-find fan favorites, ranging from violent, post-apocalyptic novellas to quiet, supernatural human-dramas, including:
1. Unhappy Endings2. Jack’s Magic Beans3. Fade To Null4. The Resurrection And The Life (featuring Ob from The Rising and City of the Dead)5. Burying Betsy6. The Ties That Bind (soon to be a motion picture)7. The Black Wave8. Take The Long Way Home9. Bunnies In August10. Midnight At The Body Farm (from the world of Dead Sea)11. The Ghosts of Monsters (follow-up to Ghost Walk)12. Tequila’s Sunrise13. The Waiting Is The Hardest Part (featuring Danny from The Rising)14. This Is Not An Exit15. Take Me To The River (from the world of The Conqueror Worms)16. An Appointment Kept17. Stone Tears (featuring Dark Hollow’s Nelson LeHorn)18. Gratefully Dead19. The Siqqusim Who Stole Christmas (featuring Ob from The Rising and Tony/Vince from Clickers II)20. Golden Boy21. Hangar 1822. Off-White Knights23. Four Young Blondes In A Red Mazda
Delerium, 2009, First Trade Paperback.