cover image Scared Stiff

Scared Stiff

Ramsey Campbell. Tor Books, $22.95 (240pp) ISBN 978-0-7653-0004-1

British horror master Ramsey Campbell offers 10 sly and disturbing stories of an erotic hue in Scared Stiff: Tales of Sex and Death, an expanded version of the 1988 collection of the same name subtitled Seven Tales of Seduction and Terror. Clive Barker provides an introduction, the author an afterword in which he comments with typical wit on his repressed Catholic upbringing.