The Books of Blood, the first story in the series, is the central "wrapper" story that contains the rest of the books. This "wrapper" concept was originally written by apparitions in bright, red letters ripped into the flesh of a boy in the presence of a paranormal investigator.
These supernatural writings contains several stories including: The Midnight Meat Train later to be made into a 2008 film starring Vinnie Jones and Bradley Cooper, The Yattering and Jack which later was made into a Tales From The Darkside episode, Pig Blood Blues a kind of The Stand w/ghosts, Sex, Death and Starshine that features elements from Hell Raiser, Dread an unusual study in victimization, Rawhead Rex which became one of the most heavily censored movies in UK film history, The Forbidden featuring the first appearance of the Candyman and one of the most original short stories ever published in English: Human Remains.
Clive Barker.com, Blood Bank
Wikipedia, Books Of Blood
IMDB, Midnight Meat Train (2009)
IMDB, Book Of Blood (2009)
Fantastic Fiction, Omnibus Collection
Film Review On-Line, Book Of Blood (2009)