From the founder of the Number One Stephen King news website, Lilja's Library, comes a wonderfully rich anthology of inspirational horror stories, including a rare story from Stephen King himself, classics by Clive Barker and Edgar Allan Poe, and an original novella by John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In), written for Shining in the Dark.
Celebrating twenty years of the expansive Stephen King fan site Lilja's Library, this is a fabulous collection of deliciously creepy stories, perfect for all horror fans. With a terrifying story that has never been previously included in any of Stephen King's collections, Shining in the Dark is an unforgettable anthology, featuring short stories by some of the genre's best-known and most talented authors.
Table of Contents:
'The Blue Air Compressor' by Stephen King
'The Net' by Jack Ketchum and P. D. Cacek
'The Novel of the Holocaust' by Stewart O'Nan
'Aeliana' by Bev Vincent
'Pidgin and Theresa' by Clive Barker
'An End To All Things' by Brian Keene
'Cemetery Dance' by Richard Chizmar
'Drawn to the Flame' by Kevin Quigley
'The Companion' by Ramsey Campbell
'The Tell-Tale Heart' by Edgar Allan Poe
'A Mother's Love' by Brian James Freeman
'The Keeper's Companion' by John Ajvide Lindqvist
King is described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel'. He is the author of more than sixty books including the No. 1 bestselling novel THE OUTSIDER, voted winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best Mystery and Thriller 2018 and the classic IT, 'a book which speaks to everybody' - Guardian. Many of his titles have been turned into films, TV series and streamed events including MISERY, PET SEMATARY, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION and MR MERCEDES.
King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for distinguished contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.