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David B. Silva (1950–2013)

Autor(a) de Post Mortem (Short Stories Anthology)

45+ Works 322 Membros 3 Críticas

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Includes the name: David B. Silvia

Também inclui: David B. Silva (1)


Obras por David B. Silva

Post Mortem (Short Stories Anthology) (1989) — Editor — 60 exemplares
Special Effects (2001) — Autor — 29 exemplares
Walk the Sky (2013) 28 exemplares
Through Shattered Glass (2001) 22 exemplares
All The Lonely People (2008) 19 exemplares
Child of Darkness (1986) 17 exemplares
Come Thirteen (1988) 14 exemplares
Dead End: City Limits : An Anthology of Urban Fear (1991) — Editor — 13 exemplares
The Disappeared (1995) 12 exemplares
In Delirium — Autor — 11 exemplares
A Little White Book Of Lies (2007) 9 exemplares
The Presence (1994) 8 exemplares
The Calling (2010) 5 exemplares
The Many (2010) 5 exemplares
The Shadows of Kingston Mills (2013) 5 exemplares
Dwindling (2010) 4 exemplares
Cemetery Dance Issue 48 (2003) 4 exemplares
Dry Whisky (2010) 2 exemplares
Ice Sculptures (2010) 2 exemplares
Brothers (2010) 2 exemplares
The Origin 2 exemplares
Slipping 2 exemplares
TWO FROM ZOTHIQUE: A CHAPBOOK (1998) 2 exemplares
Cemetery Dance Issue 3 (1990) — Autor — 1 exemplar
Final Touches 1 exemplar
Night in Fog (1998) 1 exemplar
Empty Vessels 1 exemplar
The Horror Show; Fall 1986 (1986) 1 exemplar
The Horror Show; Fall 1987 (1987) 1 exemplar
The Horror Show; Winter 1987 (1987) 1 exemplar
The Horror Show; Spring 1987 (1987) 1 exemplar
The Horror Show; Summer 1987 (1987) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Love in Vein: Twenty Original Tales of Vampiric Erotica (1994) — Contribuidor — 782 exemplares
October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween (2000) — Contribuidor — 262 exemplares
Borderlands 1 (1990) — Contribuidor — 236 exemplares
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999 (1999) — Contribuidor — 159 exemplares
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourth Annual Collection (1991) — Contribuidor — 154 exemplares
Borderlands 2 (1991) — Contribuidor — 146 exemplares
Dark Masques (2001) — Contribuidor — 137 exemplares
The Best of Cemetery Dance, Volume 2 (2001) — Posfácio — 99 exemplares
The Darker Side: Generations of Horror (2002) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
The Horror Writers Association Presents Peter Straub's Ghosts (1995) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
Masques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural (1984) — Contribuidor — 50 exemplares
The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XIV (1986) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares
100 Fiendish Little Frightmares (1997) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense, and Fear (1992) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
The Horror Hall of Fame: The Stoker Winners (2012) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Lost on the Darkside: Voices From The Edge of Horror (2005) — Contribuidor — 43 exemplares
Darkside : horror for the next millennium (1624) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (1996) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
Shivers (2002) 29 exemplares
Night Visions 10 (2001) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares
Masques II: All-New Stories of Horror and the Supernatural (1987) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique (1999) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
Midnight Duets: Novels of Horror & Suspense (2015) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Subterranean Gallery (1999) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Silva, David Beecher
Outros nomes
Silva, David
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
horror writer



Each night, each year / Kathryn Ptacek --
Mark of the loser / Gary Brandner --
Timeskip / Charles de Lint --
Resettling / Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem --
The servitor / Janet Fox --
Blanca / Thonas Tessier --
Nine gables / James Howard Kunstler --
The last cowboy song / Charles L. Grant --
The ring of truth / Thomas F. Monteleone --
Eyes of the swordmaker / Gordon Linzner --
The guide / Ramsey Campbell --
Getting back / P.W. Sinclair --
Walkie-talkie / Donald R. Burleson --
Major prevue here tonite / William F. Nolan --
The brush of soft wings / Melissa Mia Hall --
Brothers / David B. Silva --
Haunted world / Robert R. McCammon --
Afterward / Dean R. Koontz.
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Lemeritus | 1 outra crítica | Nov 15, 2021 |
~Mark of the Loser by Gary Brandner - he wrote The Howling which I never read but the movie is burned into childhood memories. 5* That was so much fun. Classic 1980s horror story!

~Each Night, Each Year by Kathryn Ptacek 1* That was a *really great and creepy* read until the end. The end was so f'n stupid.

~Timeskip by Charles de Lint 3.5* I liked it but it was a bit too YA/NA for my taste. The ghost story was a nice touch but it wasn't really a strong enough part of the story. Like it didn't have enough substance. LOL The bit of romance was cringey for me personally. // Charles de Lint, from an interview with Timeskip is where Newford began: "Newford was not planned out in advance. It started (unbeknownst to me) with "Timeskip," a short story that I wrote for an anthology. I wanted to set the story somewhere other than the Ottawa area where most of my stories had taken place, but I didn't feel comfortable writing about a city that I couldn't physically visit. So I decided to use various aspects of large urban centers that I had visited, and create a fictitious setting."

~The Servitor by Janet Fox 4* I do love Janet Fox's writing style. RIP. As an adult the MC finds refuge and revenge in an old abandoned "haunted" house she knows about from her childhood. As we know you get nothing for free.

~Blanca by Thomas Tessier 2* I was really enjoying it. I liked his writing voice and the "is it a ghost or a hallucination" was interesting to follow but the last 5th of the book sucked. So he can't write an ending or at least an ending I could understand. So, so disappointed.

~The Last Cowboy Song by Charles L. Grant 2* An old widow starts seeing what we can assume is his wife's ghost. He thinks he's gone a bit mad but also assumes that means the end is near. That could be a normal story, a realistic story even but then his friend also sees her. Unfortunately nothing comes of that, stupid, waste of time. I looked forward to reading this because I'm familiar with his work as an editor but I didn't enjoy his writing style a bit.

~Haunted World by Robert R. McCammon - wrote: Swan Song & Boy’s Life. DNF - not dark enough to encourage me to give it a chance. Opens with William Shakespeare's ghost watching Jeopardy or some show on their couch. The characters can't hear him but they can see him mouthing answers. After they try to talk to him, he fades away. They look outside and they can see other ghosts.... I guess there are ghosts everywhere and they are a normal part of everyday living probably due to some event I didn't care to wait and find out about.
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Corinne2020 | 1 outra crítica | Nov 21, 2020 |
WALK THE SKY is a nice little weird western tale that put me in mind of the work of Joe Lansdale. Which is another way of saying this story is a lot of fun!

We start off with George and Clay traveling by horseback and coming across a young boy who is on the verge of death. As events unfold, the reader learns the boy has narrowly escaped something in a nearby town, (DED!), a town in which George and Clay must stop for supplies. Soon after their arrival, all three end up in jail and are introduced to the mad reverend and his posse. Will they get out of jail? What does the crazy reverend want from them? Will anyone survive? You'll have to read this book to find out!

I loved the western aspects of this story as well as the bits of native American folklore which were woven in. It was nice to read something different than the same old, same old. Even though some popular western tropes can be found here, the authors seamlessly pulled them together with some unique and original storytelling, much as Joe Lansdale does in his westerns. The only thing missing was that oddball humor of Lansdale's, but this wasn't meant to be a funny tale.

I listened to this on audio and as always, Matt Godfrey brings it home with a compelling style that only brings honor to the writing.

WALK THE SKY is one of those rare pieces of work that successfully straddles genres and brings to the reader a fine sense of satisfaction at the conclusion. Recommended to any fans of westerns, weird westerns, and to horror fans alike!

*I received the audio of this book free of charge from the narrator, in exchange for my honest feedback. This is it.*
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Charrlygirl | Mar 22, 2020 |



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Associated Authors

John Pelan Editor & Introduction
Janet Fox Contributor, Author
Thomas Tessier Contributor
Scott Thomas Contributor
Ray Garton Author
Poppy Z. Brite Contributor
Charles de Lint Contributor
Melissa Mia Hall Contributor
Charles L. Grant Contributor
Steve Rasnic Tem Contributor
Dean Koontz Afterword
Kathryn Ptacek Contributor
Melanie Tem Contributor
Robert R. McCammon Contributor
P. W. Sinclair Contributor
Donald R. Burleson Contributor
Gordon Linzner Contributor
Gary Brandner Contributor
Ramsey Campbell Contributor
William F. Nolan Contributor
Gene O'Neill Contributor, Author
John Shirley Contributor
David Bischoff Contributor
Lois Tilton Contributor
Gary L. Raisor Contributor
Chet Williamson Contributor
Elizabeth Massie Contributor
Lee Moler Contributor
Stephen Gresham Contributor
John Urbancik Contributor
David Whitman Contributor
Greg F. Gifune Contributor
Charlee Jacob Contributor
Tom Piccirilli Contributor
Gerard Houarner Contributor
Weston Ochse Contributor
Jeffrey Thomas Contributor
Brian Lumley Contributor
John Maclay Contributor
Michael Oliveri Contributor
J. F. Gonzalez Contributor
Will Renfro Illustrator
Allen Koszowski Illustrator & Cover Artist, Cover artist
Jill Bauman Cover artist
Michael Apice Illustrator
Alfred Klosterman Illustrator
Earl Geier Illustrator
Alan M. Clark Cover artist
Jael Cover artist


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