Eric J. Guignard

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A World of Horror

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A WORLD OF HORROR


Every nation of the globe has unique tales to tell, whispers that settle in through the land, creatures or superstitions that enliven the night, but rarely do readers get to experience such a diversity of these voices in one place as in A World of Horror, the latest anthology book created by award-winning editor Eric J. Guignard, and beautifully illustrated by artist Steve Lines.

Enclosed within its pages are twenty-two all-new dark and speculative fiction stories written by authors from around the world that explore the myths and monsters, fables and fears of their homelands.

•   In “The Wife Who Didn’t Eat,” a modest Japanese farmer’s prayer to the gods comes true . . . much to his dismay.

•   In “Things I Do For Love,” the intertwined lives in an Indonesian village are upended by as diabolical and otherworldly a device as a simple whisper.

•   In “Mutshidzi,” an African teen must raise her brother and run the household after their mother dies. But there is so much to do . . .

•   In “Sick Cats in Small Spaces,” a vacationing Australian family come upon a ghost town where the ghosts are bottled and kept.

Also encounter the haunting things that stalk those radioactive forests outside Chernobyl in Ukraine; sample the curious dishes one may eat in Canada; beware the veldt monster that mirrors yourself in Uganda; or simply battle mountain trolls alongside Alfred Nobel in Sweden. These stories and more are found within A World of Horror.

Enter and discover, truly, there’s no place on the planet devoid of frights, thrills, and wondrous imagination!

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  Product Details:                    
                         
  A World of Horror   Written by Eric J. Guignard  
  Available in Trade Paperback and Electronic Media   Illustrations by Steve Lines  
  Paperback ISBN-13: 978-0-9989383-1-8   Number of pages: 332 (about 90,500 words)  
  E-book ISBN-13: 978-0-9989383-2-5   Published by Dark Moon Books  
  Library of Congress Control Number: 2017918605      
  First edition published in September, 2018      
  Made in the United States of America      
         
 
 
  Full Contents Include:              
         
  Introduction: Diversity in Fiction by Eric J. Guignard
Mutshidzi by Mohale Mashigo (South Africa)
One Last Wayang by L Chan (Singapore)
Things I Do For Love by Nadia Bulkin (Indonesia)
On a Wooden Plate, On a Winter’s Night by David Nickle (Canada)
Country Boy by Billie Sue Mosiman (United States of America)
The Wife Who Didn't Eat by Thersa Matsuura (Japan)
The Disappeared by Kristine Ong Muslim (Philippines)
The Secret Life of the Unclaimed by Suyi Davies Okungbowa (Nigeria)
How Alfred Nobel Got His Mojo by Johannes Pinter (Sweden)
Sick Cats in Small Spaces by Kaaron Warren (Australia)
Obibi by Dilman Dila (Uganda)
  The Nightmare by Rhea Daniel (India)
Chemirocha by Charlie Human (South Africa)
Honey by Valya Dudycz Lupescu (Ukraine)
Warning: Flammable, See Back Label by Marcia Douglas (Jamaica)
Arlecchino by Carla Negrini (Italy)
The Man at Table Nine by Ray Cluley (England)
The Mantle of Flesh by Ashlee Scheuerman (Australia)
The Shadows of Saint Urban by Claudio Foti (Italy)
Warashi’s Grip by Yukimi Ogawa (Japan)
The White Monkey by Carlos Orsi (Brazil)
The West Wind by David McGroarty (Scotland)
Illustrations by Steve Lines
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
         
 
 
  Reviews and Praise:              
         
  “Guignard’s editorial prowess is evident throughout; he has selected works that are as shocking as they are thought-provoking. This breath of fresh air for horror readers shows the limitless possibilities of the genre.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)  
         
 
 
  This is the book we need right now! Fresh voices from all over the world, bringing American audiences new ways to feel the fear. Horror is a universal genre and for too long we have only experienced one western version of it. No more. Get ready to experience a whole new world of terror.” Becky Spratford; librarian, reviewer, RA for All: Horror  
         
 
 
  A cultural tour in the sacred art of horror—definitive proof that ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and more are equally terrifying in every corner of the world.” Fanbase Press  
         
 
 
  A fresh collection of horror authors exploring monsters and myths from their  homelands.” Library Journal  
         
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