Summary

For over three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories, Datlow always has her finger on the pulse of what horror listeners crave. Now, with the eighth volume of the series, Datlow is back again to bring you the stories that will keep you up at night.
Encompassed in the audio of The Best Horror of the Year have been such illustrious writers as: Neil Gaiman; Kelley Armstrong; Stephen King; Linda Nagata; Laird Barron; Margo Lanagan; and many others.
With each passing year, science, technology, and the march of time shine light into the craggy corners of the universe, making the fears of an earlier generation seem quaint. But this light creates its own shadows. The Best Horror of the Year chronicles these shifting shadows. It is a catalog of terror, fear, and unpleasantness as articulated by today's most challenging and exciting writers.
©2016 Ellen Datlow; 2016 by Night Shade Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By Sara on 08-07-16

If you are a fan of Anthology books, don't be afraid to check this one out!

I love horror stories and anthology books in general. I have checked out a couple of these The Best Horror Of The Year and they are mixed bags. Some stories are slow burners and there are a few great ones scattered about. The narration is always pretty good! Don't be afraid to check these out. If you do you might miss out on really good stuff!!
Top stories for me:
My boy builds coffins
Lord of the sand
Decent
Black dog (Neil Giaman)
Snow
Universal Monsters
Indian Giver

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6 of 7 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Alex on 25-08-16

Best Horror.... Not so much....

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To title a novel as "Best Horror of the Year" sets a very high standard. A significant point was that each of the stories and their respective narrations deviated in quality, from mediocre to disappointing. None were particularly fear or terror invoking.

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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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