Six Scary Stories

Six Scary Stories

by Stephen King (Editor)

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Overview

Number one bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology! Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they be published together in one book, which Cemetery Dance Publications and Hodder & Stoughton are pleased to report has become a reality. The six stories are: Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water, or counting the spots on a leopard!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587675706
Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications
Publication date: 10/31/2016
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 103,416
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Few authors have tapped into our secret fears as adeptly as Stephen King, Master of the Macabre and one of the most widely read novelists writing today. With his trademark blend of fantasy, horror, and psychological suspense, this prolific and immensely popular contemporary writer continues to remind us that evil is still a potent force in the world.

Hometown:

Bangor, Maine

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1947

Place of Birth:

Portland, Maine

Education:

B.S., University of Maine at Orono, 1970

Table of Contents

About Stephen King 1

Introduction to Six Scary Stories Stephen King 7

Wild Swimming Elodie Harper 13

Eau-De-Eric Manuela Saragosa 35

The Spots Paul Bassett Davies 59

The Unpicking Michael Button 79

La Mort De L'Amant Stuart Johnstone 97

The Bear Trap Neil Hudson 109

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Six Scary Stories 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is only 70 pages. They are good stories but a very short book. I always feel very disappointed when I purchase a book only to find out afterwards how few pages it has.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this story because it did not allow me to know what to expect..wow
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Each read was enough to keep you reading
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you love King's stuff, you will love these stories, too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you love or like scarey you will love this boos
Anonymous 6 months ago
Very+enjoyable+short+stories.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Six+winners+in+one+short+book+this+collectio+really+delivers+with+some+left+of+center+stories+by+relatively+unknown+authors%2C+at+least+stateside.+It%27s+a+great+and+quick+palette+cleanser+in+between+novels+and+an+even+better+introduction+to+British+authors+on+their+way+up.+Curated+by+Stephen+King+how+could+this+go+wrong%3F
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some unique ideas, well written. Although I could anticipate the ending for most, I enjoyed reading them all.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A few good stories but rather mild.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Only about 70 pages but good creepy short stories. Fun fast Halloween read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not the best but not the worst . 1st and last are the strongest.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well, I was originally disappointed because I didn't read carefully and thought these were BY King. They're not...but still the best short stories I've read in a long time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love king and gIve been reading his work for about 35 years now. This collection of stories from other authors is not worth the hour it took I to read it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought I was buying a Steven king book..I should have read some of the preview. And why he endorsed these authors .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I always enjoy shorty stories and these didn't disappoint.
jenn011 More than 1 year ago
Horrible
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I tell you what.