Table of Contents

NON-FICTION

  • Introduction — John Joseph Adams
  • For Further Reading — Ross Lockhart

FICTION

  • Snow, Glass, Apples — Neil Gaiman
  • The Master of Rampling Gate — Anne Rice
  • Under St. Peter’s — Harry Turtledove
  • Child of an Ancient City — Tad Williams
  • Lifeblood — Michael A. Burstein
  • Endless Night — Barbara Roden
  • Infestation — Garth Nix
  • Life is the Teacher — Carrie Vaughn
  • The Vechi Barbat — Nancy Kilpatrick
  • The Beautiful, The Damned — Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Pinecones — David Wellington
  • Do Not Hasten to Bid Me Adieu — Norman Partridge
  • Foxtrot at High Noon — Sergei Lukyanenko
  • This is Now — Michael Marshall Smith
  • Blood Gothic — Nancy Holder
  • Mama Gone — Jane Yolen
  • Abraham’s Boys — Joe Hill
  • Nunc Dimittis — Tanith Lee
  • Hunger — Gabriela Lee
  • Ode to Edvard Munch — Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Finders Keepers — L. A. Banks
  • After the Stone Age — Brian Stableford
  • Much at Stake — Kevin J. Anderson
  • House of the Rising Sun — Elizabeth Bear
  • A Standup Dame — Lilith Saintcrow
  • Twilight — Kelley Armstrong
  • In Darkness, Angels — Eric Van Lustbader
  • Sunrise on Running Water — Barbara Hambly
  • Hit — Bruce McAllister
  • Undead Again — Ken MacLeod
  • Peking Man — Robert J. Sawyer
  • Necros — Brian Lumley
  • Exsanguinations — Catherynne M. Valente
  • Lucy in Her Splendor — Charles Coleman Finlay
  • The Wide, Carnivorous Sky — John Langan
  • One for the Road — Stephen King

ARTWORK

  • Cover art by David Palumbo