John Langan, author of the Bram Stoker Award-winning novel The Fisherman, returns with a new book of stories.
An aspiring actress goes to an audition with a mysterious director. An editor receives the last manuscript of his murdered friend. A young lawyer learns the terrible connection between her grandfather and an ancient race of creatures. A bodyguard drives her employer across a frozen road toward an immense hole in the earth. In these stories and others, John Langan maps the branches of his literary family tree, tracing his connections to the writers whose dark fictions have inspired his own.
Introduction by Stephen Graham Jones
Cover Art by Matthew Jaffe
Cover Design by Scott R. Jones