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Dark Screams Vol. 8 edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

"Dark Screams Vol. 8" edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar
Dark Screams Vol. 8 was edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar.  Published by Hydra an imprint of Random House.
This anthology had six stories total.  The anthology opened up with "Walpuski's Typewriter."  A fairly strong story.  A good opener for this anthology.  Followed were the stories "The Boy," "Tumor," "Twisted and Gnarled," and "The Palaver."  Ending the anthology was "India Blue" which I found to be the weakest story of the set.

Twisted and Gnarled by Billie Sue Mosiman

"Twisted and Gnarled" by Billie Sue Mosiman

This story was from "Dark Screams: Vol 8" edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar.  Published by Hydra an imprint of Random House.
Which number will you be?  This was a story about a serial killer and his victims.  A serial killer who refers to his victims as numbers... just numbers.  How much more can you disassociate yourself from what you're doing than not even naming your victims.

India Blue by Glen Hirshberg

"India Blue" by Glen Hirshberg This story was from "Dark Screams: Vol 8" edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar.  Published by Hydra and imprint of Random House. Not sure what to make of this story.  To be honest I wasn't even sure what the hell was going on during most of what was being read.  A lot of mindless cricket chatter and descriptions that didn't really seem to convey much.  I was too busy trying to make sense of the writing and the style to even catch much of what was being described.