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Steve Rasnic Tem
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Steve Rasnic Tem was born in Lee County Virginia in the heart of Appalachia. He is the author of over 350 published short stories and is a past winner of the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy, and World Fantasy Awards. His story collections include City Fishing, The Far... show more
Steve Rasnic Tem was born in Lee County Virginia in the heart of Appalachia. He is the author of over 350 published short stories and is a past winner of the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy, and World Fantasy Awards. His story collections include City Fishing, The Far Side of the Lake, and In Concert (with wife Melanie Tem). Forthcoming collections include Ugly Behavior (crime) and Celestial Inventories (contemporary fantasy). An audio collection, Invisible, is also available. His novels include Excavation, The Book of Days, Daughters, The Man In The Ceiling (with Melanie Tem), and the recent Deadfall Hotel. In this Edward Gorey-esque, Mervyn Peak-esque novel a widower takes the job of manager at a remote hotel where the guests are not quite like you and me, accompanied by his daughter and the ghost of his wife--"a literary exploration of the roots of horror in the collective unconscious."You may visit the Tem home on the web at www.m-s-tem.com.
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Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it 3 months ago
I’m not sure how to review this book without spoiling it, but what I *can* tell you is that I just could not stop reading. It kept me up all night, turning pages, because at first I just needed to know what happened next and then I needed to understand what exactly was going on, and then from about ...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 3 months ago
THE NIGHT DOCTOR AND OTHER TALES is a collection of the dark and the weird from one of my all time favorite authors. It's terrific! Grief and loss play a big part in these stories, as big a part as they play in real life. Sometimes there's also an eerie side to the tales here, but there are few ou...
Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it 12 months ago
This is the second book in this anthology theme. Inside is a collection of short stories that connect fantasy and a little humor. I think it was a great idea to shoot for a sequel anthology because the first one had a little magic in it’s writing. Some stories from the original still linger in my br...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 2 years ago
FIGURES UNSEEN: SELECTED STORIES by Steve Rasnic Tem is an exceptional example of short fiction at its best. I've been reading Mr. Tem's work for years, but never have I seen so many of his short stories collected into one volume- and what an outstanding collection it is! There are far too many ta...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 2 years ago
I just finished it and I'm going to need a little bit of time to collect my thoughts on all these stories. That said, this collection vaulted right past many others directly onto my ALL TIME FAVORITES list. More tomorrow when I post my review, but seriously? If you're a fan of horror and/or dark...
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