The supernatural, the surreal, and the all-too real .
. . tales of the dark. Such stories have always fascinated us, and modern
authors carry on the disquieting traditions of the past while inventing
imaginative new ways to unsettle us. Chosen from a wide variety of venues, these
stories are as eclectic and varied as shadows. This volume of 2017's best dark
fantasy and horror offers more than five hundred pages of tales from some of
today's finest writers of the fantastique-sure to delight as well as disturb . .