Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories by Lisa Mannetti, Brian Kirk, Richard Thomas, Josh Malerman, Amanda Gowin, John F.D. Taff, Kevin Lucia, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Coake, D. Alexander Ward, Mercedes M. Yardley, Paul Tremblay, Neil Gaiman, Doug Murano, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Clive Barker, Damien Angelica Walters, Maria Alexander

380 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction horror short stories dark mysterious slow-paced


From Bram Stoker Award-nominated publisher, Crystal Lake Publishing, and the editing duo who brought you the best-selling and critically acclaimed small-town Lovecraftian horror anthology Shadows Over Main Street, comes Gutted: Beautiful Horror St...

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Community Reviews Summary of 91 reviews


dark 100%
mysterious 75%
adventurous 25%
challenging 25%
emotional 25%
reflective 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%


fast 75%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | N/A: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

N/A: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 33% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

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