2006 Bram Stoker Award Winners & Nominees

2006 Bram Stoker Award Nominees & Winners

[presented in 2007]


Prodigal Blues by Gary A. Braunbeck
Lisey’s Story by Stephen King, Winner
Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry
Headstone City by Tom Piccirilli
Pressure by Jeff Strand

First Novel

Bloodstone by Nate Kenyon
The Keeper by Sarah Langan
Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry, Winner
The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff

Long Fiction

“Hallucigenia” by Laird Barron
Mama’s Boy by Fran Friel
Bloodstained Oz by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore
“Clubland Heroes” by Kim Newman
Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge, Winner

Short Story

“FYI” by Mort Castle
“Tested” by Lisa Morton, Winner
“Feeding the Dead Inside” by Yvonne Navarro
“Balance” by Gene O’Neill
“31/10” by Stephen Volk


Retro Pulp Tales edited by Joe Lansdale, Winner (Tie)
Alone on the Darkside edited by John Pelan
Aegri Somnia: The Apex Featured Writer Anthology edited by Jason Sizemore and Gil Ainsworth
Mondo Zombie edited by John Skipp, Winner (Tie)

Fiction Collection

Destinations Unknown by Gary Braunbeck, Winner
Basic Black: Tales of Appropriate Fear by Terry Dowling
The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey Ford
The Commandments by Angeline Hawkes
American Morons by Glen Hirshberg


Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die by Michael Largo, Winner (Tie)
Cinema Macabre edited by Mark Morris
Gospel of the Living Dead: George Romero’s Visions of Hell on Earth by Kim Paffenroth, Winner (Tie)
Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished
by Rocky Wood


Shades Fantastic by Bruce Boston, Winner
Valentine: Short Love Poems by Corrine de Winter
The Troublesome Amputee by John Edward Lawson
Songs of a Sorceress by Bobbi Sinha-Morey