Having scored a hit with the first anthology, Humdrumming decided to broaden the net for the second volume.

Table of contents:

Conrad Williams - Late Returns

Gary McMahon - Seen but not Heard

Simon Strantzas - Pinholes in Black Muslin

Tim Lebbon - Falling Off the World

Guy Adams - Quadrophobia

Rhys Hughes - Nightmare Alley

Christopher Fowler - The Velocity of Blame

Gary Fry - It Sounds a Bit Like...

Mark Morris - Bad Call

Carol Weekes - Wary be the Traveller

Michael Kelly - Chelsea Grin

Davin Ireland - Maryland

John Travis - The Tobacconists' Concession

Sarah Pinborough - Our Man in the Sudan

James Cooper & Andrew Jury - The Hack

Read more, including potted reviews from the Lovely John Probert and, less lovely, the tragic dissolution of Humdrumming (it went into receivership shortly after publication) here.

Oh, and I designed the cover (for both volumes actually) which was fun. 


The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories: Selected by Ian Alexander Martin