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Stalkers by Ed Gorman
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Stalkers (1989)

by Ed Gorman (Editor), Martin Harry Greenberg (Editor)

Other authors: Max Allan Collins (Contributor), John Coyne (Contributor), Charles de Lint (Contributor), Ed Gorman (Contributor), Rick Hautala (Contributor)14 more, Edward D. Hoch (Contributor), Trish Janeshutz (Contributor), James Kisner (Contributor), Dean R. Koontz (Contributor), Joe R. Lansdale (Contributor), Richard Laymon (Contributor), Dan Lowry (Contributor), John Maclay (Contributor), Robert R McCammon (Contributor), Rex Miller (Contributor), Al Sarrantonio (Contributor), Michael Seidman (Contributor), J. N. Williamson (Contributor), F. Paul Wilson (Contributor)

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Suzy Jackson
  jmail | Mar 21, 2016 |
A Day in the Life • F. Paul Wilson
Mother Tucker • James Kisner
The Hunt • Richard Laymon
Miss December • Rex Miller
Lizardman • Robert R. McCammon
A Matter of Principal [Quarry] • Max Allan Collins
Rivereños • Trish Janeshutz
Flight • John Coyne
Jezebel • J. N. Williamson
Stalker • Ed Gorman
Children of Cain • Al Sarrantonio
A Matter of Firing • John Maclay
The Sacred Fire [Newford] • Charles de Lint
What Chelsea Said • Michael Seidman
The Stalker of Souls • Edward D. Hoch
Getting the Job Done • Rick Hautala
Trapped • Dean R. Koontz
Pilots • Joe R. Lansdale & Dan Lowry
Darwinian Facts - Barry Malzberg

This anthology was all right - but no great stand-out gems here, I'm afraid.
I'd like to reiterate my opinion that Dean Koontz may be the most overrated author of all time, as said opinion has been strengthened by reading his "the rats of NIMH go EVIL!!!" story here....
Also have to mention that I think TWO stories about truckers getting killed off for revenge is one too many for one book...
The Rex Miller story is rather clever, but more a detective tale than horror. ( )
1 vote AltheaAnn | Feb 9, 2016 |
Maybe they do in books what they do in record albums, e.g., they take one well known winner and surround it with unknown and never-heard-of songs, or in this case, stories, to sell the record (book). koontz is the only author i have even heard of, although i will admit i have heard of a book or two here and there the others have written. the collection just isn't that good. ( )
1 vote andyray | Jul 4, 2010 |
Not worth the trouble. ( )
  SomeGuyInVirginia | Feb 10, 2010 |
STALKERS is an anthology of 3 novellas and 16 short stories contributed by authors I was familiar with and many I wasn't. True connoisseurs of horror fiction probably are familiar with them all, but for me, this was a nice taste of many different writing styles. Some were very successful; others fell flat.

This was definitely a nice grouping of authors and if you like the short story format, it was pretty good. You could do worse. ( )
1 vote DanaJean | Jan 14, 2009 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Gorman, EdEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenberg, Martin HarryEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Collins, Max AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coyne, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Lint, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gorman, EdContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hautala, RickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hoch, Edward D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Janeshutz, TrishContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kisner, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Koontz, Dean R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lansdale, Joe R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laymon, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lowry, DanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maclay, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCammon, Robert RContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, RexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sarrantonio, AlContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Seidman, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williamson, J. N.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, F. PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sonju, PaulIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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