Friday, January 14, 2011

Congrats to Dave Zeltserman on the ALA Shortlist!

We're thrilled to announce that David Zeltserman's THE CARETAKER OF LORNE FIELD was shortlisted by the ALA for the 2011 RUSA Reading List in the Horror category. It was a great year for genre fiction in general (two Overlook favorites, Olen Steinhauser and Louise Penney, were also winners) but we're excited that Zeltserman's quirky "superb mix of humor and horror" (Publishers Weekly) got some much-deserved recognition.


“The Dead Path” by Stephen M. Irwin, Doubleday (9780385533430)

Guilt ridden Nicholas Close retreats to his family home in Australia after the tragic death of his wife, only to encounter an ancient malevolence lurking in the nearby woods. Childhood nightmares and fairytale motifs combine in this emotionally powerful tale of implacable evil. Arachnophobes beware!


“It” by Stephen King, “Faerie Tale: A Novel of Terror and Fantasy” by Raymond Feist, “Dark Hollow” by Brian Keene

Short List:

“The Caretaker of Lorne Field” by David Zeltserman, Overlook (9781590203033)

“The Frenzy Way” by Gregory Lamberson, Medallion Press (9781605421070)

“Horns” by Joe Hill, William Morrow (9780061147951)

“So Cold the River” by Michael Koryta, Little Brown (9780316053648)

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