This collection of classic horror stories is sure to give you goose bumps, raise the hair on the back of your neck, and put some fright in your night. Includes Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch, Coin of the Realm by Charles L. Grant, Something Had to be Done by David Drake, The Graveyard Rats by Henry Kuttner, The Small Assassin by Ray Bradbury, Calling Card by Ramsey Campbell, The Words of Guru by C.M. Kornbluth, and Passengers by Robert Silverberg.
Mark Castillo, captain of the submarine USS Pasadena, is tracking a brand new Russian missile submarine when sudden disaster tears him away from his quarry. Pasadena's sonar watch has just detected a massive casualty aboard a Russian Victor-class fast attack - and the enemy boat is going down. Castillo races to the scene to help rescue the trapped sailors. He speaks with the desperate commander of the lost submarine - and is haunted by the Russian boat's Deep Whisper.
The 9/11 planners were inventive - and ruthless. But the world's lone superpower has learned al-Qaeda's tricks and hit back hard. The terrorists are on the run. Until they up their game. The Sheikh is a new breed of terrorist, infinitely more dangerous than his predecessors because he understands America's tremendous strengths - and her hidden weaknesses. And nothing will stop the Sheikh from showing that the United States is a Paper Eagle.