Games Creatures Play Review

The Horror Hothouse

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Games Creatures Play is the latest in a series of anthologies from the Hothouse’s friends at Jo Fletcher Books. Edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner, two of the biggest names in young adult Paranormal Fiction, each edition in the series takes a theme and builds a collection of spooky tales around it. In the case of Games Creatures Play the theme is sports and games and thankfully it’s a pretty loose one otherwise little old coach potato me would be completely at sea.

Like in any anthology there are some really great stories and then some that I personally found a little less engaging, however there are no real clunkers. Top of the pile would have to be Dead on the Bones by Joe R Lansdale, a Depression era slice of Southern Gothic where the local hardman scraps with the spirits of…

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