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Curated by award-winning editor Stephen Jones and illustrated by bestselling writer and artist Clive Barker, author of THE BOOKS OF BLOOD, welcome to HORROROLOGY: ‘a dozen bone-chilling tales by modern masters‘ (Barry Forshaw, Independent).

Stephen Jones knows horror . . . he’s become one of the best guides to its shifting landscape‘ says Kirkus, and in HORROROLOGY, a follow-up to the bestselling A BOOK OF HORRORS, he has enticed terrifying storytellers including Clive Barker (THE SCARLET GOSPELS), Joanne Harris (A POCKETFUL OF CROWS), Kim Newman (ANNO DRACULA), Muriel Gray (THE TRICKSTER) and Michael Marshall Smith (HANNAH GREEN AND HER UNFEASIBLY MUNDANE EXISTENCE), amongst many others.

A dozen all-new stories from some of the best talents in the field, they present ‘a gamut of fear and sombre wonders demonstrating how horror writing can be both entertaining and challenging‘ (Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading).

Be warned: you are about to discover the true meanings of fear!


A dozen bone-chilling tales by modern masters
Barry Forshaw, Independent
All-new stories from some of the best talents in the field . . . all demonstrating how horror writing can be both entertaining and challenging
Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading
A thing of beauty . . . a celebration of all things horror . . . a cohesive view into contemporary horror literature
Stephen Jones knows horror . . . he's become one of the best guides to its shifting landscape
A whole heap of talent within . . . you'll enjoy this fearful experience
Falcata Times
Stephen Jones is one of the most reliable figures in horror literature today. Jones' involvement in a project is almost a guarantee that the project is going to be worth your time.
Starburst on Stephen Jones
Brings together some of the more diverse voice from the horror writing community . . .a highly readable and accessible collection of spooky stories that will stay with the reader for days . . . Horrorology is the book to give the horror fan in your life . . . it's simply that good. 9/10
One of the finest horror editors in the world. What makes this selection of stories particularly enticing is that, while all are unique and engaging, they still manage to offer that coalescence that one looks for when reading an anthology
Andy Burns, Rue Morgue
Collection of superior horror stories . . . and the best stories are among the finest of those I have read recently
Peter Tennant, Black Static
For those who enjoy the more eerie, thoughtful and developed horror stories over usual gory, messy and shocking style . . . some remarkable stories . . . I was both impressed and overwhelmed by the depth of content here
Always Trust In Books
Stephen Jones safeguards and protects our fictions
NEIL GAIMAN, bestselling author of AMERICAN GODS
I probably wouldn't have any kind of career at all without Stephen Jones
JOE HILL, bestselling author of THE FIREMAN
Twelve words. Twelve stories. One grimoire of horror that's well worth cracking open
Andy Burns, RUE MORGUE