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Horror Short Story Anthologies

Do you love a good scary story? What about several in one volume? These books will satisfy horror lovers who also love short stories.

 

Collected Twilight Stories

18 supernatural stories by this British author, also known as Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long (1885-1952) are masterfully written and truly horrific.

 

Strange Haunts: Stories

This collection of ghost and vampire tales by two authors, including titles like "The Screaming Skull" and "The Doll's Ghost," is sure to satisfy your hunger for the creepy.

 

The Best Horror of the Year

This collection contains 17 stories published in 2010 and chosen by Datlow as the most remarkable, from a variety of horror sources, including tales from both new and well-known writers.

 

Vampires: The Recent Undead

25 new stories about the centuries-old creature, including tales from famous authors like Caitlin Kiernan. A must-read for fans of current paranormal literature featuring vampires and the like.

 

Night Shift

This classic collection of early Stephen King stories is a delight for horror fans who like the darkest and most imaginative scary fiction.

 

Crucified Dreams

19 reprinted stories from well-known authors like Stephen King and Octavia Butler, deliver tales of bloody horror, urban noir, and fantasy.

 

Bewere the Night

A collection of stories about shapeshifters, including one by Cherie Priest, will have you howling with fear.

 

In Extremis: The Most Extreme Short Stories of John Shirley

Intense stories about the inner workings of the human psyche will make readers experience some moments of dark humor, but in general will scare even the bravest horror fans.