LOOK BEHIND THE MASQUES--IF YOU DARE . . . Enter a shadowy realm where nothing--and no one--is as it appears. A place hidden from view, nestled in the darkest recesses of your mind, awaiting the perfect moment to reveal itself--only to scare you blind. In this collection of unforgettable horror stories, discover the terrifying truth as told by today's greatest masters of the macabre--classic twisted tales that will reach out from the past and draw you into the depths of their darkness. Prepare to enter a nightmarish reality in which seeing is disbelieving, your eyes can deceive you . . . and DARK MASQUES conceal the ultimate in terror. . . . "A superior collecton."--Publishers Weekly "Terrifying "--Los Angeles Times "Definitely worthwhile "--Locus
About the Author
Born in Indianapolis, J.N. Williamson graduated from Shortridge High School and later studied journalism at Butler University. He published his first novel in 1979 and went on to publish more than 40 novels and 150 short stories. In 2003 he received a lifetime achievement award from the Horror Writers of America. He edited the critically acclaimed How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction (1987) which covered the themes of such writing and cited the writings of such writers as Robert Bloch, Lee Prosser, Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, H. P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, William F. Nolan, and Stephen King.