Original and terrifying fiction presented by Jason Blum, the award-winning producer behind the groundbreaking Paranormal ActivityThe PurgeInsidious, and Sinister franchises.
 
Jason Blum invited sixteen cutting-edge collaborators, filmmakers, and writers to envision a city of their choosing, and let their demons run wild. The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City brings together all-new, boundary-breaking stories from such artists as Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), Eli Roth (Hostel), Scott Derrickson (Sinister), C. Robert Cargill (Sinister), James DeMonaco (The Purge), and many others.
 
“Geist” by Les Bohem…“Procedure” by James DeMonaco…“Hellhole” by Christopher Denham…“A Clean White Room” by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill…“Novel Fifteen” by Steve Faber…“Eyes” by George Gallo…“1987” by Ethan Hawke…“Donations” by William Joselyn…“The Old Jail” by Sarah Langan…“The Darkish Man” by Nissar Modi…“Meat Maker” by Mark Neveldine…“Dreamland” by Michael Olson…“Valdivia” by Eli Roth…“Golden Hour” by Jeremy Slater…“The Leap” by Dana Stevens…“The Words” by Scott Stewart…“Gentholme” by Simon Kurt Unsworth


From the Hardcover edition.
“Jason Blum has done it again with this collection of startlingly imaginative and remarkably potent tales. Anyone who loves a brilliant story—scary or otherwise—should read this book.”    
—Ryan Murphy, co-creator of American Horror Story

 "Like the best horror movies, these stories begin in the real world, then slyly move you to a darker place, a nightmare world just beyond our reality. I enjoyed my visit to The Haunted City--but I am still shivering."
--R.L. Stine, author of Goosebumps and Fear Street

“I found myself double checking that my door was locked. This anthology is a compelling reminder that it does not take anything but a good story to terrify.”
—M. Night Shyamalan, writer and director of The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable

“Great horror storytelling. Jason Blum has assembled the top, twisted talents for this anthology.”
—James Wan, director of InsidiousThe Conjuring, and Furious 7

"The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares is the perfect book to read at bedtime...especially if you want to stay awake with the lights on all night."
--Jeff Lindsay, New York Times bestselling author of the Dexter novels

 “The stories in this book are written by some of the most macabre, original minds working in cinema today...I loved it. You’ll love it too.”
—Leigh Whannell, cowriter of Saw and director of Insidious: Chapter 3

“The best chills always start with great stories and sometimes short ones too! This anthology shows how sharp Jason Blum is when it comes to finding fresh blood to haunt our nightmares.”
—Alexandre Aja, writer and director of The Hills Have Eyes and Mirrors

"An impressive company of screenwriters and novelists...The star power of the contributors, combined with significant promotional effort organized by Blum's film production house, will draw fans of both horror fiction and horror films to this ambitious anthology."
--Publishers Weekly 


From the Hardcover edition.