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The eyes are the best part  by Monika Kim

The eyes are the best part

Monika Kim

"Ji-won's life is in disarray. Her father's affair has ripped her family to shreds, leaving her to piece their crappy lives back together. So, when her mother's obnoxious new white boyfriend enters the scene, bragging about his flawed knowledge of Korean...

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Song of Carcosa  by Josh (Joshua M.) Reynolds

Song of Carcosa

Josh (Joshua M.) Reynolds

"Countess Alessandra Zorzi, reformed thief and acquirer of occult artifacts, faces her greatest challenge yet as she searches for an elusive artist in possession of the powerful Zanthu Tablet; the only thing that can stop the strange psychic malaise afflicting...

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Deliver me  by Elle Nash

Deliver me

Elle Nash

"At a meatpacking facility in Missouri, Dee-Dee and her coworkers kill and butcher 40,000 chickens in a single shift. The work is repetitive and brutal, with each stab and cut a punishment to her hands and joints, but Dee-Dee's more concerned with what is...

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Weaveworld  by Clive Barker

Weaveworld

Clive Barker

"Cal Mooney is mysteriously drawn towards an old house in Liverpool. There - in the form of a carpet - he sees a world taking shape that he knows he wants to be a part of. Weaveworld is a magical place where good and evil clash."--Publisher.

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Freakslaw  by Jane Flett

Freakslaw

Jane Flett

"It's the summer of '97 and the repressed Scottish town of Pitlaw is itching for change. Enter the Freakslaw - a travelling funfair populated by deviant queers, a contortionist witch, the most powerful fortune teller, and other architects of mayhem. It doesn't...

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When I look at the sky, all I see are stars  by Steve Stred

When I look at the sky, all I see are stars

Steve Stred

"Dr. Rachel Hoggendorf has seen it all. An accomplished psychiatrist, she's always prided herself on connecting to the patients who've been brought to the facility, no matter how difficult or closed-off they are. That is, until David arrives. At first, she...

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Chicano Frankenstein  by Daniel A. Olivas

Chicano Frankenstein

Daniel A. Olivas

"An unnamed paralegal, brought back to life through a controversial process, maneuvers through a near-future world that both needs and resents him. As the United States president spouts anti-reanimation rhetoric and giant pharmaceutical companies rake in...

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A botanical daughter  by Noah Medlock

A botanical daughter

Noah Medlock

"It is an unusual thing, to live in a botanical garden. But Simon and Gregor are an unusual pair of gentlemen. Hidden away in their glass sanctuary from the disapproving tattle of Victorian London, they are free to follow their own interests without...

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Craft  by Ananda Lima

Craft

Ananda Lima

"At a Halloween party in 1999, a writer slept with the devil. She sees him again and again throughout her life and she writes stories for him about things that are both impossible and true. Lima lures readers into surreal pockets of the United States and...

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Incidents around the house  by Josh Malerman

Incidents around the house

Josh Malerman

"A horror novel about a haunting, told from the perspective of a young girl whose troubled family is targeted by an entity she calls 'Other Mommy.' To eight-year-old Bela, her family is her world. There's Mommy, Daddo, and Grandma Ruth. But there is also Other...

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We used to live here  by Marcus Kliewer

We used to live here

Marcus Kliewer

"Young couple Charlie and Eve can't believe the killer deal they got on an old house in a beautiful yet remote neighbourhood nestled deep in the mountains. One day, there's a knock at the door. A man stands there with his family, claiming to have lived there...

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Woodworm  by Layla Martínez

Woodworm

Layla Martínez

"A granddaughter and grandmother, alienated from their community, live among various sombras, shadows of the dead with whom they alone can pray and commune. When the mysterious disappearance of a young boy draws the unwanted attention of locals, the women...

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How to make a horror movie and survive  by Craig DiLouie

How to make a horror movie and survive

Craig DiLouie

"Max Maury should be on top of the world. He's a famous horror director. Actors love him. Hollywood needs him. He's making money hand over fist. But it's the 80s, and he's directing cheap slashers for audiences who only crave more blood, not real art. Not real...

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Cuckoo  by Gretchen Felker-Martin

Cuckoo

Gretchen Felker-Martin

"Something evil is buried deep in the desert. It wants your body. It wears your skin. In the summer of 1995, seven queer kids abandoned by their parents at a remote conversion camp came face to face with it. They survived - but at Camp Resolution, everybody...

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Negative space  by B. R. Yeager

Negative space

B. R. Yeager

"Ever wonder where teenage children go at night? Perhaps it's best not knowing the answer. There's something amiss in Kinsfield, a drab, boring city much like your own, except for the teenage suicide epidemic, stagnant, ineffectual parents, cultish behavior...

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Stories I told my dead lover  by Jo Paquette

Stories I told my dead lover

Jo Paquette

"A child is forced to grow up too soon. A woman trusts her doctor too much. An abandoned woman isn't as alone as she thinks. An idyllic holiday masks an unspeakable act of violence. Driven, desperate, fighting for the power to choose their own fate, Paquette's...

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Youthjuice  by E. K. Sathue

Youthjuice

E. K. Sathue

"From Sophia Bannion's first day on the Storytelling team at HEBE, a luxury skincare/wellness company based in New York City's glitziest neighborhood, it's clear something is deeply amiss. But Sophia, pushing thirty with plenty of skeletons in her closet next...

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The night whispers  by Caroline (Novelist) Mitchell

The night whispers

Caroline (Novelist) Mitchell

"It began with the whispers. In the woods, in the park, and always at night. Then they came into town, down dark alleys, and in the shadows. Before long there was a knock on the door. When the couple were found dead with their faces frozen in horror, the...

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The midnight man  by Caroline (Novelist) Mitchell

The midnight man

Caroline (Novelist) Mitchell

"Blackhall Manor has witnessed many dark crimes, long before five teenage girls break in to play the Midnight Game. It was supposed to be a game, but only four girls come home. Detective Sarah Noble has just returned to the force, and no one knows more about...

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The day of the door  by Laurel Hightower

The day of the door

Laurel Hightower

"Once there were four Lasco siblings banded together against a world that failed to protect them. But on a hellish night that marked the end of their childhood, eldest brother Shawn died violently after being dragged behind closed doors. Though the official...

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Just stay away  by Tony Wirt

Just stay away

Tony Wirt

"Craig Finnigan is determined to finish his book this summer, but being an aspiring writer while wrangling his seven-year-old daughter is not easy. So when Alice makes fast friends with a neighborhood boy, Levi, Craig is happy she has a distraction from her...

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Blood covenant  by Alan Baxter

Blood covenant

Alan Baxter

"What should have been a breeze of a bank heist for James Glenn and his crew goes violently wrong, forcing them to flee, blood-stained and angry. They stumble onto a remote lodge that doesn't open for another month--a perfect place to lie low until the heat's...

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Revival  by Stephen King

Revival

Stephen King

"In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful...

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Flowers from the void  by Gianni (Writer) Washington

Flowers from the void

Gianni (Writer) Washington

"Addictively strange and disturbing, Flowers From the Void is a collection of delectably uncanny tales. A reaper readies herself for her next gruesome assignment and a bereaved African witch prepares for a showdown with a rigidly traditional white Salem coven...

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The house that horror built  by Christina Henry

The house that horror built

Christina Henry

"Harry Adams has always loved horror movies, so it's not totally a coincidence that she took the job cleaning house for movie director Javier Castillo. His forbidding graystone Chigago mansion, Bright Horses, is filled from top to bottom with terrifying props...

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The gingerbread men  by Joanna Corrance

The gingerbread men

Joanna Corrance

"Eric abandons his fiance, Eleanor, at the Edinburgh Christmas market, following a mysterious woman back to the hotel she owns in the Highlands. Here he meets the men that staff the vacant rooms. Men like him. Men with something to hide...By day, the men carry...

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All the fiends of hell  by Adam L. G. Nevill

All the fiends of hell

Adam L. G. Nevill

"The red night of bells heralds global catastrophe. Annihilation on a biblical scale. Seeing the morning is no blessing. The handful of scattered survivors are confronted by blood-red skies and an infestation of predatory horrors that never originated on...

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The missing  by Sarah Langan

The missing

Sarah Langan

"A remote and affluent Maine community, Corpus Christi was untouched by the environmental catastrophe that destroyed the neighbouring blue-collar town of Bedford. But all that will change in a heartbeat...The nightmare is awakened when third-grade...

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Final strike  by Jeff Wheeler

Final strike

Jeff Wheeler

"As a plague of the gods spreads throughout the world, two men face the end times on opposing sides of good and evil. It began as a death-defying ritual in the Yucatan. Jonathon Roth and his family were pawns in an inconceivable endgame. Jacob Calakmul was its...

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The crows  by C. M. (Horror fiction writer) Rosens

The crows

C. M. (Horror fiction writer) Rosen...

"Carrie Rickard, leaving an abusive relationship back in London, tries to escape her past by throwing herself into her restoration project: Fairwood House, known to locals of Pagham-on-Sea as The Crows. Unable to resist as it whispers to her, Carrie's...

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At the mountains of madness  by H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

At the mountains of madness

H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

"'To that flash of semi vision can be traced a full half of the horror which has ever since haunted us.' An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong as a group of explorers stumbles upon some mysterious ancient ruins, with devastating consequences. At the...

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NOS4A2  by Joe Hill

NOS4A2

Joe Hill

"Victoria McQueen has an uncanny knack for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. When she rides her bicycle over the rickety old covered bridge in the woods near her house, she always emerges in the...

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My darling dreadful thing  by Johanna van Veen

My darling dreadful thing

Johanna van Veen

"Roos Beckman has a spirit companion only she can see. Ruth - strange, corpse-like, and dead for centuries - is the light of Roos' life. That is, until the wealthy young widow Agnes Knoop visits one of Roos' backroom seances, and the two strike up a...

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The boy from two worlds  by Jason Offutt

The boy from two worlds

Jason Offutt

"Evil comes in pretty packages. Thomas Cavanaugh's life is now a blur, a blend of foggy memories and hidden horrors. When his fae girlfriend Jillian begins to act strangely, he wonders whether he should put an end to their relationship. Then Jillian does the...

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Myrrh  by Polly Hall

Myrrh

Polly Hall

"Myrrh has a goblin inside her, a voice in her head that tells her all the things she's done wrong, that berates her and drags her down. Desperately searching for her birth-parents across dilapidated seaside towns in the South coast of England, she finds...

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This skin was once mine  by Eric LaRocca

This skin was once mine

Eric LaRocca

All the parts of you that won't easily burn: "Enoch Leadbetter goes to buy a knife for his husband to use at a forthcoming dinner party. He encounters a strange shopkeeper who draws him into an intoxicating new obsession and sets him on a path towards...

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Night music  by John Connolly

Night music

John Connolly

"Offers a collection of thirteen short fiction tales of horror and the supernatural."--Provided by publisher.

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Nocturnes  by John Connolly

Nocturnes

John Connolly

"In his first collection of short fiction, New York Times bestselling author John Connolly offers a selection of dark, daring, and utterly haunting tales. Here are lost lovers and missing children, predatory demons, and vengeful ghosts."--Provided by...

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The Z word  by Lindsay King-Miller

The Z word

Lindsay King-Miller

"During a Pride celebration, Wendy notices the beginning of an infection that seems to be turning people into zombies. She and others from the local queer community must team up (despite interpersonal tension) to try and stop the outbreak, discover its source,...

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Oracle  by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Oracle

Thomas Olde Heuvelt

"On a foggy winter morning two children discover the impossible: the wreck of an eighteenth-century ship stranded in a field. One enters the hatch on the deck and is never seen again. And she isn't the last to disappear. Soon a government agency begins to...

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Eynhallow  by Tim (Screenwriter) McGregor

Eynhallow

Tim (Screenwriter) McGregor

"Orkney Islands, 1797. Agnes Tulloch feels a little cheated. This windswept place is not the island paradise her husband promised it to be when they wed. Now with four young children, she struggles to provide for her family while her husband grows increasingly...

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Satan's affair  by H. D. Carlton

Satan's affair

H. D. Carlton

"Every Halloween, Satan's Affair will come to you. We travel the country, offering terrifying haunted houses, thrilling rides and the tastiest food. And with every passing town, I cleanse this world, one execution at a time. I hide within the walls, casting my...

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The green mile  by Stephen King

The green mile

Stephen King

"The Green Mile: those who walk it do not return, because at the end of that walk is the room in which sits Cold Mountain Penitentiary's electric chair. In 1932 the newest resident on death row is John Coffey, a giant of a black man convicted of the brutal...

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The croning  by Laird Barron

The croning

Laird Barron

"Strange things exist on the periphery of our existence, haunting us from the darkness looming beyond our firelight. Black magic, weird cults and worse things loom in the shadows. The Children of Old Leech have been with us from time immemorial. And they love...

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Warm bodies  by Isaac Marion

Warm bodies

Isaac Marion

The new hunger. "In the prequel to Warm bodies, Julie struggles to hold on to hope as her family searches for a new home, Nora becomes her brother's guardian after their parents abandon them, and a dead man wakes up and must figure out how to live again as the...

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Before you wake  by Daniel Riedl

Before you wake

Daniel Riedl

"WHEN NIGHTMARES CROSS TO THE WAKING WORLD HOW CAN ONE DEFINE REALITY? Is the darkened figure you feel staring at you in your bed simply a manifestation of your imagination? Or is it something more... something sinister? For Aiden Wood, sleep paralysis has...

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The glasshouse  by Emma Coleman

The glasshouse

Emma Coleman

"Emma Coleman's fiction is steeped in local colour and rooted deep in her native Northamptonshire, imbuing these settings with shades and contours drawn from her love of nature, her passion for literature, and her own keen eye for detail. Her fiction is...

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The vessel  by Adam L. G. Nevill

The vessel

Adam L. G. Nevill

"Struggling with money, raising a child alone and fleeing a volatile ex, Jess McMachen accepts a job caring for elderly patient Flo, whose vast home, Nerthus House, is a dark, cluttered warren filled with pagan artifacts in the shadow of a malevolent secret....

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American cannibal

American cannibal

"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to (rep)eat it. A mother and daughter negotiate the Oregon Trail with grisly results; an elementary teacher watches the carnage of The Challenger explosion spill over into her own classroom. A possible prospector...

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First light  by Liz Kerin

First light

Liz Kerin

"It's been nine months since the catastrophe in Tucson sent Mia fleeing from her home. But she's not running away from the darkness--she's running toward it, obsessively pursuing the man who gave her mother a thirst for blood and destroyed their lives. But...

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Bless your heart  by Lindy Ryan

Bless your heart

Lindy Ryan

"Rise and shine. The Evans women have some undead to kill. It's 1999 in Southeast Texas and the Evans women, owners of the only funeral parlor in town, are keeping steady with...normal business. The dead die, you bury them. End of story. That's how Ducey Evans...

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Books of blood. Volumes one to three  by Clive Barker

Books of blood. Volumes one to three

Clive Barker

"From a power-invested ancient Roman statue that steals souls to long-dead movie stars resurrected to serve the forces of evil, these three collections of short stories combine the extraordinary with the ordinary, to create a nightmarish world of terror and...

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Cold, black & infinite  by Todd Keisling

Cold, black & infinite

Todd Keisling

"Down here in the dark lies a vast and twisted landscape where the wicked, wistful, and profane coalesce. This is where the lonely and lost face their demons, where anxious paranoias are made manifest, and where mundane evil wears a human face. For readers,...

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Shakespeare unleashed

Shakespeare unleashed

"From the blood of Macbeth and the ghosts of Hamlet, to the dark fantasy of The Tempest and the twisted love of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare Unleashed reimagines the Bard's greatest works as short horror stories ... as well as horror sonnets and new...

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The hunting dark  by Lynn S. Hightower

The hunting dark

Lynn S. Hightower

"In the Amish countryside of Kentucky, there is a house. Everyone knows about it. They whisper about the things that happen there. Creepy things. Terrible things. It would be better if they shouted: Run. Six weeks ago, fragile mother of two Pammie LaRue moved...

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Grey dog  by Elliott Gish

Grey dog

Elliott Gish

"The year is 1901, and Ada Byrd - spinster, schoolmarm, amateur naturalist - accepts a teaching post in isolated Lowry Bridge, grateful for the chance to re-establish herself where no one knows her secrets. She develops friendships with her neighbors, explores...

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Iron Maidens  by Sarah Jane Huntington

Iron Maidens

Sarah Jane Huntington

""In this shocking collection, Sarah Jane Huntington masterfully crafts thirteen tales of horror centered on women who are anything but ordinary. A gifted outcast uses astral projection to exact spectral vengeance on bullies at her elite boarding school. A...

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Saint, sorrow, sinner  by Freydís Moon

Saint, sorrow, sinner

Freydís Moon

"Sophia De'voreaux never expected to escape Haven, but after a bloody confrontation in the Gideon Preserve, she finds herself under the protection of a rogue witch, her menacing guard, and their cautious friends. Crumbling beneath an onslaught of ancient...

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Bury your gays

Bury your gays

"A manifestation of ecstasy, heartache, horror and suffering rendered in feverish lyrical prose. Inside are sixteen new stories by some of the genre's most visionary queer writers. Young lovers find themselves deliriously lost in an expanding garden labyrinth....

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The ritual  by Adam L. G. Nevill

The ritual

Adam L. G. Nevill

"When four old University friends set off into the Scandinavian wilderness of the Arctic Circle, they aim to briefly escape the problems of their lives and reconnect with one another. But when Luke, the only man still single and living a precarious existence,...

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The keeper  by Sarah Langan

The keeper

Sarah Langan

"Nothing good can grow in the forgotten town of Bedford. After the closure of the paper mill, the town has become a wasteland. A decade of layoffs has caused a collective bitterness, leading many inhabitants to alcoholism, crime and abuse. The worst symptom,...

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Forgotten sisters  by Cynthia Pelayo

Forgotten sisters

Cynthia Pelayo

"Two sisters with a true-crime podcast and a haunted past become suspicious when a devoted listener tries to start up a relationship with one of the pair, as mysterious drownings and disappearances increase near their Chicago home."--Publisher.

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Mother knows best

Mother knows best

"New and exclusive short stories and poems inspired by bad mothers from some of today' s fiercest women in horror. From mama trauma to smother mother, this all-new women in horror anthology features stories about the scariest monster of them all - our...

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The Gorgon flower  by John (Australian writer) Richards

The Gorgon flower

John (Australian writer) Richards

"A young woman is haunted by the disappearance of her grandmother, a brilliant mathematician whose research uncovered the basis for parallel universes. A botanist travels across the seas in search of an elusive, deadly flower that was also his late father's...

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Indian burial ground  by Nick Medina

Indian burial ground

Nick Medina

"A man lunges in front of a car. An elderly woman silently drowns herself. A corpse sits up in its coffin and speaks. On this reservation, not all is what it seems, in this new spine-chilling mythological horror. All Noemi Broussard wanted was a fresh start....

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Wolf, willow, witch  by Freydís Moon

Wolf, willow, witch

Freydís Moon

"When Tehlor Nilsen stumbles upon an abandoned corpse hidden in her friend's empty house, she can't ignore the energy lingering around the broken albeit familiar body. Entranced by the promise of ritualistic power, she seizes her chance to secure a vorðr....

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Heart, haunt, havoc  by Freydís Moon

Heart, haunt, havoc

Freydís Moon

"When lonely transgender exorcist, Colin Hart, finds himself challenged by an unruly haunted house in Gideon, Colorado, he's kept awake by ghosts, demons, ghouls, and the handsome nonbinary homeowner, Bishop Martínez. Unlike the simple hauntings Colin is...

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The woods all black  by Lee Mandelo

The woods all black

Lee Mandelo

"The Woods All Black is equal parts historical horror, trans romance, and blood-soaked revenge, all set in 1920s Appalachia. Leslie Bruin is assigned to the backwoods township of Spar Creek by the Frontier Nursing Service, under its usual mandate: vaccinate...

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Despatches  by Lee Murray

Despatches

Lee Murray

"Daily Star war correspondent Cassius Smythe is off to the Dardanelles to report on the Allied campaign. That is, if only the War Office will let him tell the truth. But after months in the trenches at Anzac Cove, Smythe learns that it isn't just the Ottoman...

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Lost man's lane  by Scott Carson

Lost man's lane

Scott Carson

"For a sixteen-year-old, a summer internship working for a private investigator seems like a dream come true - particularly since the PI is investigating the most shocking crime to hit Bloomington, Indiana, in decades. A local woman has vanished, and the last...

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Oracle  by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Oracle

Thomas Olde Heuvelt

"On a foggy winter morning two children discover the impossible: the wreck of an eighteenth-century ship stranded in a field. One enters the hatch on the deck and is never seen again. And she isn't the last to disappear. Soon a government agency begins to...

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The best horror of the year. Volume fifteen

The best horror of the year. Volume fifteen

"The Best Horror of the Year showcases the previous year's best offerings in short horror fiction. This edition includes award-winning and critically acclaimed authors Andy Davidson, Tananarive Due, Gemma Files, Jeffrey Ford, John Langan, Livia Llewellyn,...

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Root rot & other grim tales  by Sarah (Horror fiction writer) Read

Root rot & other grim tales

Sarah (Horror fiction writer) Read

"Our earliest lessons come from stories-heirlooms of warning passed down to us at our grandmothers' knees. Within these pages, Bram Stoker Award-winning author Sarah Read delivers fresh cautions and disturbances across eighteen grim tales. Prepare to inherit...

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Blood from the air  by Gemma Files

Blood from the air

Gemma Files

"Angels and insects, holes in the known world's fabric and what comes out of them, the love of death and the death of love. In award-winning horror author Gemma Files's seventh collection of short fiction, the numinous and the awful tango together through a...

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Sleep alone  by J. A. W. McCarthy

Sleep alone

J. A. W. McCarthy

"For the past six years, Ronnie has worked selling merch for a perpetually touring band. Late nights, sweaty clubs, dingy motel rooms, endless roads - as rough as it's been, there is no other way of life for this band of hungry succubi leaving bodies in their...

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Withered  by A. G. A. Wilmot

Withered

A. G. A. Wilmot

"After the tragic death of their father and surviving a life-threatening eating disorder, 18-year-old Ellis moves with their mother to the small town of Black Stone, seeking a simpler life and some space to recover. But Black Stone feels off; it's a...

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The knowing  by Carolyn Mitchell Boykin

The knowing

Carolyn Mitchell Boykin

"Cora was born with a veil. She is able to discern spirits and wield the power of both the dark and the light as well as the ability to heal. Her grandmother, Mi, called it The Knowing. Cora has carried it as both a prophetic blessing and a curse, struggling...

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Through the night like a snake

Through the night like a snake

"A boy explores the abandoned house of a dead fascist... A leaked sex tape pushes a woman to the brink... A sex worker discovers a dark secret among the nuns of the pampas... The mountain fog is not what it seems... Kermit the Frog dreams of murder... In ten...

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The angel of Indian Lake  by Stephen Graham Jones

The angel of Indian Lake

Stephen Graham Jones

"It's been four years in prison since Jade Daniels last saw her hometown of Proofrock, Idaho, the day she took the fall, protecting her friend Letha and her family from incrimination. Since then, her reputation, and the town, have changed dramatically. There's...

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Those Who Dwell in Mordenhyrst Hall  by Catherine Cavendish

Those Who Dwell in Mordenhyrst Hall

Catherine Cavendish

"When Grace first sets eyes on the imposing Gothic Mordenhyrst Hall, she is struck with an overwhelming sense that something doesn't want her there. Her fiance's sister heads a coterie of Bright Young Things whose frivolous lives hide a sinister intent. Simon,...

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Diavola  by Jennifer Thorne

Diavola

Jennifer Thorne

"Anna only has one rule for the annual Pace family vacations: tread lightly, and survive. It isn't easy when she's the only who doesn't seem to fit in. Her twin brother Benny goes with the flow so much he's practically dissolved, and her high-strung older...

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The butcher of the forest  by Premee Mohamed

The butcher of the forest

Premee Mohamed

"A merciless tyrant forces an ordinary woman to rescue his children from a malevolent magical wood in this eerie, twisted fable. A world of uncanny creatures, deadly beauty, and unthinkable violence beckons... At the northern edge of a valley conquered by a...

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The invisible hotel  by Yeji Y. Ham

The invisible hotel

Yeji Y. Ham

"Yewon is trapped. She's stuck in Dalbit, the small Korean village of her birth, where the ancestral bones of her relatives live in her bathtub. Reeling from the loss of her father, she works long days at the convenience store and tries to keep the peace...

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What feasts at night  by T. Kingfisher

What feasts at night

T. Kingfisher

"After their terrifying ordeal at the Usher manor, Alex Easton feels as if they just survived another war. All they crave is rest, routine, and sunshine, but instead, as a favor to Angus and Miss Potter, they find themself heading to their family hunting...

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Among the living  by Tim Lebbon

Among the living

Tim Lebbon

"Estranged friends Dean and Bethan meet after five years apart when they are drawn to a network of caves on a remote Arctic island. Bethan and her friends are environmental activists, determined to protect the land. But Dean's group's exploitation of rare...

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The Bachman books  by Richard Bachman

The Bachman books

Richard Bachman

Roadwork: "Bart Dawes home is about to be wiped out due to "progress". Notice I said HOME and not HOUSE, because there is a major difference. Everything good in his life, as well as his memories, are about to be literally ... leveled by a bulldozer. The book...

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Mr. Mercedes  by Stephen King

Mr. Mercedes

Stephen King

"In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of...

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Carmilla  by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

"Following a near-fatal carriage collision, the beautiful young Carmilla is taken in by the narrator Laura and her father. The two young women become strangely attracted to each other, but there seems to be more to Carmilla than meets the eye. After her...

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The long walk  by Richard Bachman

The long walk

Richard Bachman

In the near future of an ultra-conservative, police state, America; the annual marathon is the ultimate sports competition. One hundred boys are selected each year to take the Long Walk-- a deadly contest of endurance and determination. The rules are simple:...

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What grows in the dark  by Jaq Evans

What grows in the dark

Jaq Evans

"When fake spiritualist Brigit returns home to investigate the disappearance of two teenagers, the case eerily echoes her own sister's death sixteen years earlier."--Publisher.

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Vampire Hunter D omnibus. Book four  by Hideyuki Kikuchi

Vampire Hunter D omnibus. Book four

Hideyuki Kikuchi

"A new omnibus collecting volumes ten, eleven, and twelve of the Vampire Hunter D horror novel series. The hunt continues in the bizarre far future of 12,090 A.D, where the immortal vampire lords who were the only winners of mankind's nuclear war still oppress...

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The haunting of Velkwood  by Gwendolyn Kiste

The haunting of Velkwood

Gwendolyn Kiste

"TThe Velkwood Vicinity was the topic of occult theorists, tabloid one-hour documentaries, and even some pseudo-scientific investigations as the block of homes disappeared behind a near-impenetrable veil that only three survivors could enter - and only one has...

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Dolly  by Susan Hill

Dolly

Susan Hill

"The remoter parts of the English Fens are unruly, deserted and damp, even in the height of summer. In Iyot Lock stands a large, decaying house, belonging to Leonora and Edward's Aunt Kestrel. The pair are cousins, who were both sent to their aunt's creepy...

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The man in the picture  by Susan Hill

The man in the picture

Susan Hill

"A mysterious depiction of masked revellers at the Venice carnival hangs in the college rooms of Oliver's old professor in Cambridge. On this cold winter's night, its eerie secret is revealed by the ageing don. The dark art of the Venetian scene, instead of...

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Small hand  by Susan Hill

Small hand

Susan Hill

"Returning home from a visit to a client late one summer's evening, antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow takes a wrong turning and stumbles across the derelict old White House. Compelled by curiosity, he approaches the door, and, standing before the entrance feels...

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Monstrilio  by Gerardo Sámano Córdova

Monstrilio

Gerardo Sámano Córdova

"Grieving mother Magos cuts out a piece of her deceased eleven-year-old son Santiago's lung. Acting on fierce maternal instinct and the dubious logic of an old folktale, she nurtures the lung until it gains sentience, growing into the carnivorous little...

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The house of last resort  by Christopher Golden

The house of last resort

Christopher Golden

"Across Italy there are many half-empty towns, nearly abandoned by those who migrate to the coast or to cities. The beautiful, crumbling hilltop town of Becchina is among them, but its mayor has taken drastic measures to rebuild - selling abandoned homes to...

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The bootlegger's dance  by Rosemary (Rosemary L.) Jones

The bootlegger's dance

Rosemary (Rosemary L.) Jones

"Raquel Malone Gutierrez is running away, although she won't admit that to herself. Suffering from hearing loss after an illness, the former music teacher wants to find a way to retain her independence, but only a wealthy relative offers any hope of that. Put...

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The parliament  by Aimee Pokwatka

The parliament

Aimee Pokwatka

"Madigan Purdy is stuck in her home town library. When tens of thousands of owls descend on the building, rending and tearing at anyone foolish enough to step outside, Mad is tasked with keeping her students safe, and distracted, while they seek a solution to...

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The ghost in bone  by Mike Carey

The ghost in bone

Mike Carey

"'London's exorcists! I have a reward for all of you, a job for one of you. Come to Brierley House, 20th April, 9.00am.' The newspaper ad is a baited hook and it smells like a three-day old corpse. But hey, it's a grand in hand just for turning up so Felix...

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