• Best New Horror

  • A Short Story from '20th Century Ghosts'
  • By: Joe Hill
  • Narrated by: David LeDoux
  • Length: 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 10-16-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4 out of 5 stars 3.8 (52 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Eddie Carroll is sick to death of editing the collection America's Best New Horror, sick of reading through second-rate stories in order to find the few "best new". But one afternoon he stumbles across a new story so remarkable that he soon embarks on a quixotic quest to find its author - a quest he may not live to regret.
Listen to more stories from 20th Century Ghosts, or download the complete collection.
©2005, 2007 Joe Hill (P)2007 HarperCollins Publishers
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Critic Reviews

"Most of the stories display the unself-conscious dash that made Hill's novel an intelligent pleasure....Not just for ghost addicts." ( Kirkus Reviews)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Rocio on 04-13-15

Disturbing and great!

I actually listened to this audio book for the first time a few years back. At the time I didn't know who Joe Hill was and I didn't really listen to audiobooks. I accidentally downloaded from iTunes and fell in love with it immediately! It was so dark and creepy I loved it, I started doing audiobooks because of this book! After a year or so I lost it on my iTunes account, this happened to all the books I bought through iTunes actually (thank you Audible for existing!) but this story stayed with me for years after. Then I bought Horns by Joe and was pleasantly surprised when I found out he wrote Best new Horror too!!! I love all of Joe's books and have not been disappointed yet! This is a short story but a great one!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Matthew S. Hill on 11-28-16

I absolutely loved this story!!!

This is true original horror at its best.
Great background story on all the characters.

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