Trigger Warning – Neil Gaiman Short Story Collection Due in February

91e-oybUxJLA few months back, fantasy master Neil Gaiman revealed to a curious tumblr fan that he was working on a new short story collection. At the time, no further details were given aside from the book’s title, Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances.

It’s now been confirmed that the anthology will be released on Tuesday 3rd February, and will include a Doctor Who story written to commemorate the show’s 50th anniversary, a companion piece to The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and a Sherlock Holmes story called The Case of Death and Honey, as well as brand new content from the American Gods universe.

The book is already available to pre-order in hardback, paperback, e-book and audio form. Moreover, to whet your appetite, a free sneak preview will be made available to download on Amazon from Tuesday 13th January. Called “A Little Trigger”, the extract will include the the short story “The Thing About Cassandra”.

According to the description of the anthology on Amazon:

“In this new volume, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. […] Trigger Warning is a rich cornucopia of horror and ghost stories, science fiction and fairy tales, fabulism and poetry that explores the realm of experience and emotion. In Adventure Story-a thematic companion to The Ocean at the End of the Lane-Gaiman ponders death and the way people take their stories with them when they die. His social media experience A Calendar of Tales are short takes inspired by replies to fan tweets about the months of the year-stories of pirates and the March winds, an igloo made of books, and a Mother’s Day card that portends disturbances in the universe. Gaiman offers his own ingenious spin on Sherlock Holmes in his award-nominated mystery tale The Case of Death and Honey. And Click-Clack the Rattlebag explains the creaks and clatter we hear when we’re all alone in the darkness.”

Will you be pre-ordering Trigger Warning? Let us know which stories you’re looking forward too most.

Source: The Mary Sue | Amazon

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