Short stories honored by The Best Horror of the Year

An anthology of short stories selected annually by Ellen Datlow, “the venerable queen of horror anthologies” per the New York Times.

Listing 3 stories.

True love for the wrong person can burn a house from the inside out

After being struck by lightning, ruining her chance at the Olympics in a skiing accident, and dropping out of college, a bartender in a roadhouse in upstate New York tries to survive her shift on Lobster Night.

One of the last inhabitants of a dying midwest town reconsiders the dramatic events and personal tragedies that defined both her and the town’s past after an old friend brings new information to light.