'Hard-hitting and hard-edged, these stories take Lovecraftian Mythos to places where only the toughest P.I.s, gangsters, and creatures dwell. Venturing into the urban sprawl and the dark places of the world, this anthology of more than 20 tales blends the hardboiled genre with the Lovecraftian.'
Source: Publisher's blurb.
United States of America (USA):Dimensions Books,2006
The Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror series showcases the very best and darkest short stories produced by 21st century Australian authors. Each of the tales in this second edition explores the darkness of the human condition. Ghosts, monsters, alien gods, sadists, the forsaken, and the deranged all lie within.
The contributors include work by Jay Caselberg, Stephen Dedman, Terry Dowling, Margo Lanagan, Simon Brown, and Nathan Burrage