John Finney is in trouble. The kidnapper locked him in a basement, a place stained with the blood of half a dozen other murdered children. With him, in his subterranean cell, is an antique phone, long since disconnected . . . but it rings at night, anyway, with calls from the dead. . .
Meet John, and half a dozen more, in the second part of one of the most praised collections this century. 20TH CENTURY GHOSTS is irresistible, addictive fun, showcasing a dazzling new talent.
Stories: The Black Phone, In the Rundown, The Cape, Last Breath, Dead-Wood, The Widow's Breakfast, Bobby Conroy Comes Back from the Dead, My Father's Mask, Voluntary Committal, Scheherezade's Typewriter
©2005 Joe Hill; (P)2007 HarperCollinsPublishers