Mister October, Volume I: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala
By Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale, 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:
FEEDERS AND EATERS ‐ Neil Gaiman
UNDER THE PYLON ‐ Graham Joyce
A GUY WALKS INTO A BAR ‐ Matthew Costello
HELL HATH ENLARGED HERSELF ‐ Michael Marshall Smith
FIGURES IN RAIN ‐ Chet Williamson
AS YOU HAVE MADE US ‐ Elizabeth Massie
THOUGHTFUL BREATHS ‐ Peter Crowther
NEVER BACK AGAIN ‐ Matti Hautala
A GIRL, SITTING ‐ Mark Morris
BLOOD BROTHERS ‐ Richard Chizmar
LITTLE BROTHERS—PORTFOLIO ‐ Stephen R. Bissette
TIGHT LITTLE STITCHES IN A DEAD MAN’S BACK ‐ Joe R. Lansdale
CRAVING ‐ Yvonne Navarro
lXCHEL’S TEARS ‐ José R. Nieto
LIFE DURING DEATH ‐ Duane Swierczynski
AFTER THE ELEPHANT BALLET ‐ Gary A. Braunbeck
OVERNIGHT GUEST ‐ Craig Shaw Gardner
SPRINGFIELD REPEATER ‐ Jack M. Haringa
CONJURER—BOOK I: THE GRIEVE ‐ Tom Piccirilli
THE YEAR THE MUSIC DIED ‐ F. Paul Wilson
PROPERTY CONDEMNED—A STORY OF PINE DEEP ‐ Jonathan Maberry
PLAYING THE HUDDYS ‐ John M. McIlveen
CRASHING DOWN ‐ Weston Ochse
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.