Mister October, Volume II: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala
By Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Christopher Golden, ed.
This is a collection of short horror stories by various authors, compiled by Christopher Golden in honor of the late author Rick Hautala.
Rick Hautala (1949–2013) was an American speculative fiction and horror writer. Hautala wrote and published over 90 novels and short stories beginning in the early 1980s, including the million-copy, international bestseller Nightstone, as well as Twilight Time, Little Brothers, Cold Whisper, Impulse, and The Wildman. He also published four novels—The White Room, Looking Glass, Unbroken, and Follow—under the pseudonym A. J. Matthews.
Table of Contents:
TOM REQUIEM ‐ Clive Barker
LITTLE RED’S TANGO ‐ Peter Straub
HOLOGRAM SKULL COVER ‐ Jeff Strand
LUX ET VERITAS ‐ Thomas F. Monteleone
DEVOTION ‐ J. F. Gonzalez
INN CLEANING ‐ Stephen R. Bissette
BREATHE MY NAME ‐ Christopher Golden
MAGDALA AMYGDALA ‐ Lucy A. Snyder
THE BOHEMIAN OF THE ARBAT ‐ Sarah Pinborough
JOHNSTOWN ‐ Brian Keene
ROAD KILL (A Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. story) ‐ Kevin J. Anderson
JUST BREATHE ‐ Tim Lebbon
CATFISH GAL BLUES ‐ Nancy A. Collins
ILLIMITABLE DOMINION ‐ Kim Newman
INDEPENDENCE DAY ‐ Sarah Langan
THE GHOST OF LILLIAN BLISS ‐ Rio Youers
HOTLINE ‐ Jack Ketchum
THE LIGHT OF ALL POSSIBLE WORLDS ‐ John Skipp
WAR STORIES ‐ James A. Moore
IT’S… ‐ Amber Benson
THE DREAMCATCHER ‐ Nate Kenyon
KRISTALL TAG ‐ Holly Newstein
GHOST TRAP ‐ Rick Hautala
Christopher Golden is the New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind, Dead Ringers, Tin Men, and Of Saints and Shadows, among many other novels. With Mike Mignola, he is the co-creator of two cult favorite comic book series, Baltimore and Joe Golem: Occult Detective. Golden is also the editor of such anthologies as Seize the Night, The New Dead, and Dark Cities, and the co-host of the popular podcast Three Guys with Beards. He lives in Massachusetts.