Flight or Fright

By various authors
Edited by Stephen King  and Bev Vincent

unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781508265429

  • ISBN: 9781508265429

Runtime: 10.62 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

#1 New York Times bestselling author and master of horror Stephen King teams up with Bev Vincent to present a terrifying collection of short stories that tap into one of King’s greatest fears—air travel— featuring brand-new stories by King as well as Joe Hill, in addition to fourteen classic tales and one poem from the likes of Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, and Dan Simmons.

Stephen King hates to fly.

Now he and coeditor Bev Vincent would like to share this fear of flying with you.

Welcome to Flight or Fright, an anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when you're suspended six miles in the air, hurtling through space at more than 500 mph and sealed up in a metal tube (like—gulp!—a coffin) with hundreds of strangers. All the ways your trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare, including some we'll bet you've never thought of before… but now you will the next time you walk down the jetway and place your fate in the hands of a total stranger.

Featuring brand new stories by Joe Hill and Stephen King, as well as fourteen classic tales and one poem from the likes of Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, and Dan Simmons, Flight or Fright is, as King says, “ideal airplane reading, especially on stormy descents... Even if you are safe on the ground, you might want to buckle up nice and tight.” This terrifying new anthology will have you thinking twice about how you want to reach your final destination.

Table of Contents:

—Introduction by Stephen King

—“Cargo” by E. Michael Lewis

—“The Horror of the Heights” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

—“Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” by Richard Matheson

—“The Flying Machine” by Ambrose Bierce

—“Lucifer!” by E.C. Tubb

—“The Fifth Category” by Tom Bissell

—“Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds” by Dan Simmons

—“Diablitos” by Cody Goodfellow

—“Air Raid” by John Varley

—“You Are Released” by Joe Hill

—“Warbirds” by David J. Schow

—“The Flying Machine” by Ray Bradbury

—“Zombies on a Plane” by Bev Vincent

—“They Shall Not Grow Old” by Roald Dahl

—“Murder in the Air” by Peter Tremayne

—“The Turbulence Expert” by Stephen King

—“Falling” by James L. Dickey

—Afterword by Bev Vincent

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Author Bio: Stephen King

Stephen King has written more than fifty books, many hitting the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker Awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story “The Man in the Black Suit.” He is the 2003 recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 10.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English