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Suicide Woods

(2019)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A spine-tingling new collection of stories from the acclaimed author of Thrill Me and The Dark Net

Benjamin Percy is a versatile and propulsive storyteller whose genre-busting novels and story collections have ranged from literary to thriller to postapocalyptic. In his essay collection, Thrill Me, he laid bare for readers how and why he channels disparate influences in his work. Now, in his first story collection since the acclaimed Refresh, Refresh, Percy brings his page-turning skills to bear in Suicide Woods, a potent brew of horror, crime, and weird happenings in the woods.

A boy in his uncle's care falls through the ice on a pond and emerges in a frozen, uncanny state. A group of people in therapy for suicidal ideation undergoes a drastic session in the woods with fatal consequences. A body found on a train and a blood-soaked carpet in an empty house are clues to a puzzling crime in a small town. And in a pulse-quickening novella, thrill seekers on a mapping expedition into the "Bermuda Triangle" of remote Alaska are stranded on a sinister island that seems to want them dead.

In story after story, which have appeared in magazines ranging from the Virginia Quarterly Review and Orion Magazine to McSweeney's and Ploughshares, Percy delivers haunting and chilling narratives that will have readers hanging on every word. A master class in suspense and horror, Suicide Woods is a dark, inventive collection packed to the gills with eerie, can't-miss tales.



Praise for this book

"Benjamin Percy is one of the most gifted and versatile writers to appear in American publishing in years." - James Lee Burke


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Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Suicide Woods: Stories
Author(s): Benjamin Percy
ISBN: 1-64445-006-2 / 978-1-64445-006-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Graywolf Press
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Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Suicide Woods: Stories
Author(s): Benjamin Percy
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU