This title includes the year's best, and darkest, tales of terror, showcasing the most outstanding new short stories and novellas by both contemporary masters of the macabre and exciting newcomers. As ever, this acclaimed anthology also offers the most comprehensive annual overview of horror around the world in all its incarnations; a comprehensive necrology of famous names; and, a list of indispensable contact addresses for the dedicated horror fan and writer alike. "The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror" remains the world's leading annual anthology dedicated solely to presenting the best in contemporary horror fiction. Praise for Stephen Jones: 'The best horror anthologist in the business is, of course, Stephen Jones, whose "Mammoth Book of Best New Horror" is one of the major bargains of this as of any other year' - Roz Kavaney. 'An essential volume for horror readers' - "Locus". 'Stephen Jones ...has a better sense of the genre than almost anyone in this country' - Lisa Tuttle, "The Times Books".