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Check out terrifying tales of ghosts and ghouls, flesh-eating zombies and more spine-chilling stories in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.
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So Cold The River by Michael Koryta

So Cold The River

Michael Koryta

eBook

The restoration of a grand old hotel unleashes an unspeakable evil in a supernatural thriller of unstoppable ferocity and bone-chilling terror. Read it with the lights on ...

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Green Man must pay by Bill Evans

Green Man must pay

Bill Evans

eBook

After numerous complaints from my readers (most audibly and notably, my Aunt Janet), I have been strongly urged to write a follow-up to G:THE STORY OF A MADMAN. Gregor's fans demanded more. In the first work, I have been accused of "leaving my reader...

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Starve Acre  by Jonathan Buckley

Starve Acre

Jonathan Buckley

Book

"Richard and Juliette Willoughby live in an old farmhouse somewhere in North Yorkshire. The place has been called Starve Acre since anyone can remember and there is a local story about there being ‘something’ buried in the field. A 'something' which ...

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The Auguries  by Francis Cottam

The Auguries

Francis Cottam

Book

"The sudden sinking of a Thames passenger craft with no survivors is seen simply as freak, unexplained accident. But when the male statues of London start crying blood and a choking fog descends causing a passenger plane to crash into the Thames Barrier,...

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The controllers  by Paul Kane

The controllers

Paul Kane

Book

"One man's ability to travel in the astral realm leads to a terrifying discovery: powerful beings who manipulate lives and events for their own mysterious ends. It's his, and our, first encounter with The Controllers, but far from the last. After reading...

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Inspection  by Josh Malerman

Inspection

Josh Malerman

Book

"Boys are being trained at one school for geniuses, girls at another. And neither knows the other exists--until now. The innovative author of Bird Box invites you into a tantalizing world of secrets and lies. J is a student at a school deep in a forest...

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Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve

Out of Salem

Hal Schrieve

eBook

"Genderqueer fourteen-year-old Z Chilworth has to adjust quickly to their new status as a zombie after waking from death from a car crash that killed their parents and sisters. Always a talented witch, Z now can barely perform magic and is rapidly de...

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New suns

New suns

eBook

"'There's nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns,' proclaimed Octavia E. Butler. New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color showcases emerging and seasoned writers of many races telling stories filled with shocking delights,...

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Will haunt you  by Brian Kirk

Will haunt you

Brian Kirk

Book

"Rumors of a deadly book have been floating around the dark corners of the deep web. A disturbing tale about a mysterious figure who preys on those who read the book and subjects them to a world of personalized terror. Jesse Wheeler - former guitarist...

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The homecoming by Andrew Pyper

The homecoming

Andrew Pyper

eBook

Pyper's weird, wonderful, audacious new novel begins simply enough: a man has died, and his family has gathered to hear the reading of his will. Much to the surprise of the man's widow and the couple's children, they all stand to inherit a sizable fortune,...

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House infernal  by Edward Lee

House infernal

Edward Lee

Book

"A city, built with blood and bones... Three things are about to join a crypt in Hell with a house on Earth...Nuns molested and drained of blood. A virginal student seduced by the perverse and taunted by things worse than ghosts. And six Angels, imprisoned...

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Header 3  by Edward Lee

Header 3

Edward Lee

Book

"Three Manhattan rich boys looking for some kicks, a beautiful hill-girl trapped in a life of morbid prostitution, a backwoods town shrouded in a secret so demented that it beggars description. What do these three things all have in common? HEADS The...

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Slither  by Edward Lee

Slither

Edward Lee

Book

"The trichinosis worm is one of nature's most revolting parasites. Certain types of this tiny worm alter a host's DNA by injecting a virus which mutates the reproductive system. This forces the host to bear the worm's young. Typically these worms are...

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The homecoming  by Andrew Pyper

The homecoming

Andrew Pyper

Book

"What if everything you knew about the people you loved was a lie? After the death of their absentee father, Aaron and Bridge Quinlan travel to a vast rainforest property in the Pacific Northwest to hear the reading of his will. There, they meet up with...

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The very best of Caitlín R by Caitlín R. Kiernan

The very best of Caitlín R

Caitlín R. Kiernan

eBook

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Wolfsbane by William W. Johnstone

Wolfsbane

William W. Johnstone

eBook

It had been years since wolfsbane grew on the bayou, yet everyone who lived in Ducros Parish, Louisiana, knew that someday it would appear again. With its pretty yellow flowers and lovely green leaves, wolfsbane was as beautiful as it was deadly. And...

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William Wilson by Edgar Allan Poe

William Wilson

Edgar Allan Poe

eBook

An unnamed narrator announces that his real name shall remain a mystery, for he wishes to preserve the purity of the page before him. Instead, the narrator asks that we know him as “William Wilson” throughout the tale of misery and crime that he is about...

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Black wings  by Megan Hart

Black wings

Megan Hart

Book

"Briella Blake has always been wicked smart. When she's invited to attend a special school for gifted students, she finally has the chance to focus on a project that begins to consume her - the ability to recreate and save copies of a person's entire...

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The Grand Hotel by Scott Kenemore

The Grand Hotel

Scott Kenemore

eBook

Welcome to the hotel where nobody checks out. When a desk clerk welcomes a group of tourists into his mysterious and crumbling hotel, the last thing he expects is that a lone girl on his tour may hold the power to unravel the hidden mystery that has lain...

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Kill Creek  by Scott Thomas

Kill Creek

Scott Thomas

Book

"At the end of a dark prairie road, nearly forgotten in the Kansas countryside, is the Finch House. For years it has remained empty, overgrown, abandoned. Soon the door will be opened for the first time in decades. But something is waiting, lurking in...

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Break the bodies, haunt the bones  by Micah Dean Hicks

Break the bodies, haunt the bones

Micah Dean Hicks

Book

"Almost everyone in Swine Hill is haunted. Jane's ghost tells her what everyone around her is thinking, even when she doesn't want to know. The lonely spirit possessing her mother burns anyone she touches. Her brother Henry's genius ghost forces him to...

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Your favorite band cannot save you  by Scotto Moore

Your favorite band cannot save you

Scotto Moore

Book

"I was home alone on a Saturday night when I experienced the most beautiful piece of music I had ever heard in my life. Beautiful Remorse is the hot new band on the scene, releasing one track a day for ten days straight. Each track has a mysterious name...

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More deadly than the male

More deadly than the male

Book

"Readers are well aware that Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein: few know how many other tales of terror she created. In addition to Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote some surprisingly effective horror stories. The year after Little Women a...

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I am the river by T. E. Grau

I am the river

T. E. Grau

eBook

During the last desperate days of the Vietnam War, American soldier Israel Broussard is assigned to a secret CIA PSYOP far behind enemy lines meant to drive terror into the heart of the North Vietnamese and end an unwinnable war. When the mission goe...

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Bad brains by Kathe Koja

Bad brains

Kathe Koja

eBook

Eine Reise in den Abgrund des menschlichen Gehirns...Kompromisslos, faszinierend, schockierend...Nach der Scheidung von seiner Frau Emily erleidet der Möchtegern-Maler Austen einen Unfall: Gehirnschaden.Quälende Visionen hämmern fortan in seinem Gehirn....

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Engel der Finsternis

Engel der Finsternis

eBook

21 internationale Spitzen-Autoren und -Autorinnen, vereint in einer Horror-Anthologie der Extra-Klasse (zusammengestellt und herausgegeben von Christian Dörge): Ray Bradbury, William F. Nolan, Kathe Koja, Joseph Payne Brennan, Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert...

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All roads end here by David Moody

All roads end here

David Moody

eBook

"The second book in the new series from Hater author David Moody is perfect for readers of John Maberry and Max Brooks Set in the world of David Moody's Hater trilogy, All Roads End Here is the sequel to the "top drawer horror" (Booklist, starred review)...

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All roads end here  by David Moody

All roads end here

David Moody

Book

"It's taken Matthew Dunne almost three months to get home. Never more than a few meters from the Haters at any time, every single step has been fraught with danger. But he's made it. In his absence, his home city has become a sprawling, walled-off re...

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Kill [redacted] by Anthony Good

Kill [redacted]

Anthony Good

eBook

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Angler in darkness by Edward M. (Edward Michael) Erdelac

Angler in darkness

Edward M. (Edward Michael) Erdelac

eBook

EDWARD M. ERDELAC, Author of Andersonville, Monstrumfuhrer, The Van Helsing Papers, and The Merkabah Rider series presents his first collection of short fiction, spanning nearly a decade of fishing in the sunless depths of the imagination, some brought...

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Arcadian genesis by Greig Beck

Arcadian genesis

Greig Beck

eBook

An aeon ago it crashed into the frozen earth. Millennia later it was removed from the icy soil, still functioning. They opened it ... they shouldn't have. Alex Hunter - in the mission that turned him from a normal man into the weapon known as the Arcadian...

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Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King

Sleeping Beauties

Stephen King

eBook

Die Welt sieht sich einem faszinierenden Phänomen gegenüber. Sobald Frauen einschlafen, umhüllt sie am ganzen Körper ein spinnwebartiger Kokon. Wenn man sie weckt oder das unheimliche Gewebe entfernen will, werden sie zu barbarischen Bestien. Sind sie...

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End of day by Mae Clair

End of day

Mae Clair

eBook

The past is never truly buried... Generations of Jillian Cley's family have been tasked with a strange duty--tending the burial plot of Gabriel Vane, whose body was the first to be interred in the Hode's Hill cemetery. Jillian faithfully continues th...

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Worms by Christopher Wood

Worms

Christopher Wood

eBook

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Sleazeland  by Cody Goodfellow

Sleazeland

Cody Goodfellow

Book

"From two-time Wonderland Book Award-winning author, Cody Goodfellow, described as one of the best writers of our generation by grandmaster of horror Brian Keene, and the Ellroy of speculative fiction by acclaimed cult author Jeremey Robert Johnson, comes...

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Vultures by Chuck Wendig

Vultures

Chuck Wendig

eBook

"Miriam has beaten off serial killers, psychics, and won a major battle in her struggle against her nemesis, but this is a long war and the Trespasser only fights dirty. It's usually Miriam-against-the-world, but not this time. She holds the power to...

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The Carrow haunt  by Darcy Coates

The Carrow haunt

Darcy Coates

Book

"Remy is a tour guide for Carrow House, a notoriously haunted building. When she's asked to host seven guests for a week-long stay to research Carrow's phenomena, she hopes to finally experience some of the sightings that made the house famous. At first,...

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Wardenclyffe  by F. Paul (Francis Paul) Wilson

Wardenclyffe

F. Paul (Francis Paul) Wilson

Book

"On the night of July 15, 1903, Nikola Tesla powered up his 190-foot tower in Wardenclyffe on Long Island's north shore. The bolts of energy radiating from the apical dome were visible as far away as New Haven, Connecticut. This was the first and last...

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It took Billy by Miguel Lopez de Leon

It took Billy

Miguel Lopez de Leon

eBook

The handwritten journal of a boy named Billy was found in a hollow tree trunk in the woods. The pages from the first half of the notebook had been ripped out. At the time the journal was discovered, Billy had been missing for three months. It Took Billy...

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Melmoth the Wanderer. Volume 2 by Charles Robert Maturin

Melmoth the Wanderer. Volume 2

Charles Robert Maturin

eBook

"Melmoth the Wanderer" is an 1820 Gothic novel by Irish playwright, novelist and clergyman Charles Maturin. The novel's title character is a scholar who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for 150 extra years of life, and searches the world for someone...

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Her of the wood by Veronica Watts

Her of the wood

Veronica Watts

eBook

Determined to get out of a city where the lowest classes are subjugated into silent submission, Euodia sneaks onto a convoy of detainees being transported to the old lands to die. Her hope is rewarded when her group meets scouts from a small but thri...

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The room of a thousand faces by Jason Ray Forbus

The room of a thousand faces

Jason Ray Forbus

eBook

Around 1200 A.D. Jacopo is a young apprentice at the legendary Monastery of the Holy Cave in Subiaco. A dark legend surrounds the shrine on top of the mountain... In spite of himself, the boy will have to face a terrible trial: to save his life but above...

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Dead men's boots  by Mike Carey

Dead men's boots

Mike Carey

Book

"Felix Castor has three items on his to-do list: stop a lawyer from stealing a corpse; track down a long-dead serial killer who might have committed a very recent brutal murder; and win a legal battle for the body--if not the soul--of a possessed friend....

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Fantasticland by Mike Bockoven

Fantasticland

Mike Bockoven

eBook

"FantasticLand--Lord of the Flies meets Battle Royale, probing the consequences of a social civilization built online"--

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What October brings

What October brings

eBook

Halloween, a time for laughing children in white bedsheets and superhero costumes. A time for chocolate candy, and pumpkins, and Trick-or-Treat. A time for dark things everything to slink out of the shadows and into our lives, reminding those unlucky...

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Slender Man

Slender Man

Book

"One man's search for the truth about one of the most intriguing urban legends ever - the modern bogeyman, Slender Man - leads him down a dark, dangerous path in this creepy supernatural fantasy that will make you question where the line between dark...

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Think yourself lucky  by Ramsey Campbell

Think yourself lucky

Ramsey Campbell

Book

"The blog that uses a title David Botham once thought up has nothing to do with him. He has no idea who is writing it or where they get their information about a series of violent deaths in Liverpool. Perhaps David won't know until they come too close...

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The horrors hiding in plain sight  by Rebecca Rowland

The horrors hiding in plain sight

Rebecca Rowland

Book

"Three adolescent bullies discover that the vicious crime for which they were never charged will haunt them in unimaginably horrific ways; a dominatrix and a bondage fetishist befriend one another as one's preoccupation grows to consume his life. A m...

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The nightmarchers by J. Lincoln Fenn

The nightmarchers

J. Lincoln Fenn

eBook

From the award-winning author of Dead Souls and Poe comes an all-new bone-chilling novel where a mysterious island holds the terrifying answers to a woman's past and future. In 1939, on a remote Pacific island, botanical researcher Irene Greer plunges...

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Holt house by L. G. author. Vey

Holt house

L. G. author. Vey

eBook

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Judderman by D. A. Northwood

Judderman

D. A. Northwood

eBook

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Gates of paradise by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Gates of paradise

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

eBook

The car crash that killed Heaven and Logan left Annie Casteel Stonewall orphaned and crippled. Whisked off to Farthinggale Manor by the possessive Tony Tatterton, Annie pines for her lost family, but especially for Luke, her half-brother. Friend of h...

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The well by Jack Cady

The well

Jack Cady

eBook

A house diabolically designed to capture the Devil may have actually succeeded as the heir and his girlfriend discover when trapped inside the house during a blizzard.

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Cry Your Way Home by Damien Angelica. Walters

Cry Your Way Home

Damien Angelica. Walters

eBook

"Once upon a time there was a monster. This is how they tell you the story starts. This is a lie."Sometimes things are not what they appear to be. DNA doesn't define us, gravity doesn't hold us, a home doesn't mean we belong. From circus tents to spa...

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After life by Andrew Neiderman

After life

Andrew Neiderman

eBook

From the bestselling author of THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE. Once she was blind, now she can see. A car accident claims Jessie's vision, leaving the young woman in the dark, struggling to piece her life back together. One year later, she has made progress, and...

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Teacher's pet by Andrew Neiderman

Teacher's pet

Andrew Neiderman

eBook

From the bestselling author of THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE. Mr. Lucy is just the kind of teacher the children of Centreville needed. He's sharp, understanding, always ready to help out. A man like that inspires respect in his students. And he gets great results;...

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Absolute midnight by Clive Barker

Absolute midnight

Clive Barker

eBook

Candy Quackenbush, escaping her dull, dull life from the most boring place in our world, Chickentown, USA, finds that in the Abarat she has another existence entirely, one which links her to marvels and mysteries; and even to murder... In this, the t...

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Vampires  by John Steakley

Vampires

John Steakley

Book

"Suppose there really were vampires. Dark. Stalking. Destroying. They'd have to be killed, wouldn't they? Of course they would. But what kind of fools would try to make a living at it?"--Publisher's description.

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The Lingering  by S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) Holliday

The Lingering

S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) Ho...

Book

"Married couple Jack and Ali Gardiner move to a self-sufficient spiritual commune in the English Fens, desperate for a fresh start. The local village is known for the witches who once resided there and Rosalind House, where the commune has been established,...

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The mansion  by Ezekiel Boone

The mansion

Ezekiel Boone

Book

"After two years of living on cheap beer and little else in a bitterly cold tiny cabin outside an abandoned, crumbling mansion, young programmers Shawn Eagle and Billy Stafford have created something that could make them rich: a revolutionary computer...

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Slender Man

Slender Man

eBook

LAUREN BAILEY HAS DISAPPEARED. As her friends and the police search for answers, Matt Barker begins to dream of trees and black skies and something drawing closer. Through fragments of journals, blog posts and messages, a sinister, slender figure emerges...

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Selected stories  by Kevin J. Anderson

Selected stories

Kevin J. Anderson

Book

"In these 29 stories, you will read about a nightmarish Wisconsin small town, rock stars raised from the dead, vampires, werewolves, zombies, murderers and sorcerers...and the heroes who battle them."--Provided by publisher.

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Nothing to devour  by Glen Hirshberg

Nothing to devour

Glen Hirshberg

Book

"Librarian Emilia is alone in a library that is soon to close its doors forever. Alone save for one last patron, his head completely swathed in bandages, his hands gloved, not one inch of skin exposed. Emilia feels sorry for him--like her, he is always...

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The Willows by Algernon Blackwood

The Willows

Algernon Blackwood

eBook

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Hark! the herald angels scream

Hark! the herald angels scream

Book

"That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. Marley untying the bandage that holds his jaws together. The hideous children--Want and...

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The auctioneer by Joan Samson

The auctioneer

Joan Samson

eBook

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The time traveler's travelogue

The time traveler's travelogue

eBook

A collection of classic novels.

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The boy with the chainsaw heart  by Carlton Mellick

The boy with the chainsaw heart

Carlton Mellick

Book

A bio-mech action horror story set on a surreal battlefield in the no man's land between Heaven and Hell. Mark Knight awakens in the afterlife and discovers that he's been drafted into Hell's army, forced to fight against the hordes of murderous ange...

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The cannibals of candyland  by Carlton Mellick

The cannibals of candyland

Carlton Mellick

Book

"There exists a race of cannibals who are made out of candy. They live in an underground world filled with lollipop forests and gumdrop goblins. During the day, while you are away at work, they come above ground and prowl our streets for food. Their prey:...

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Hunters  by Dawn Peers

Hunters

Dawn Peers

Book

The Morningstar Strain can be cured Or can it? America is rising out of the ruins of the zombie apocalypse but will the living and the dead kill the world before it can be reborn? The tyrannical leaders of the RSA are dead, but the remnants of the tr...

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The mongrel  by Seán O'Connor

The mongrel

Seán O'Connor

Book

"On the outskirts of Dublin City, a young couple's relationship hangs by a thread. Isolated and stressed, disputes have turned physical - leaving Karen in a poor state of mental health and Philip wanting an escape. They decide to go on a drive and head...

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The toy thief  by D.W Gillespie

The toy thief

D.W Gillespie

Book

"Jack didn't know what to call the nameless, skeletal creature that slunk into her house in the dead of night, stealing the very things she loved the most. So she named him The Toy Thief... There's something in Jack's past that she doesn't want to face,...

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100 fathoms below  by Steve L. Kent

100 fathoms below

Steve L. Kent

Book

"1983: The US nuclear submarine USS Roanoke embarks on a classified spy mission into Soviet waters. Their goal: to find evidence of a new, faster, and deadlier Soviet submarine that could tip the balance of the Cold War. But the Roanoke crew isn't al...

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Dark light by Jodi Taylor

Dark light

Jodi Taylor

eBook

The second novel in the new, gripping supernatural thriller series from international bestselling author Jodi Taylor From the frying pan into the fire Betrayed, terrified and alone, Elizabeth Cage has fled her home. With no plan and no friends, she arrives...

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The true history of the strange brigade

The true history of the strange brigade

eBook

A Safari Into Danger!There are remote corners of the British Empire where the supernatural lurks and the shadows linger, where few dare go and fewer return.A Time for Heroes!This is the world of the little-known Department of Antiquities--the so-call...

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The dissolution of small worlds by Kurt Fawver

The dissolution of small worlds

Kurt Fawver

eBook

Eerie and unnerving events are welcome reads for horror and weird fiction aficionados, and Kurt Fawver's new collection delivers: a group of work-study students grow obsessed with a particular, otherworldly room at the university library; a monster's...

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Northwest passages by Barbara Roden

Northwest passages

Barbara Roden

eBook

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Drawn up from deep places  by Gemma Files

Drawn up from deep places

Gemma Files

Book

"In her second collection from Trepidatio Publishing, award-winning author Gemma Files takes her readers on journeys out beyond safe borders--from the trackless depths of the sea, to the empty desert frontiers of the Weird West, even to the edges of ...

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In the house in the dark of the woods  by Laird Hunt

In the house in the dark of the woods

Laird Hunt

Book

"In this horror story set in colonial New England, a law-abiding Puritan woman goes missing. Or perhaps she has fled or abandoned her family. Or perhaps she's been kidnapped, and set loose to wander in the dense woods of the north. Alone and possibly...

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Infernal angel  by Edward Lee

Infernal angel

Edward Lee

Book

"Join hybrid demons, zombie prostitutes, and Fallen Angels as they journey through the smoking, blood- and-gut splattered streets of the Mephistopolis-Lucifer's eternal city of the damned. A city...in Hell. That's what Hell is now, an endless metropo...

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Riddance  by Shelley Jackson

Riddance

Shelley Jackson

Book

"Eleven-year-old Jane Grandison, tormented by a stutter, is invited to live and study at The Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children, founded in 1890 as a seeming sanctuary for children seeking to cure their speech....

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Dracul  by Dacre Stoker

Dracul

Dacre Stoker

Book

It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he h...

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We sold our souls  by Grady Hendrix

We sold our souls

Grady Hendrix

Book

"In the 1990s, heavy metal band Dürt Würk was poised for breakout success -- but then lead singer Terry Hunt embarked on a solo career and rocketed to stardom as Koffin, leaving his fellow bandmates to rot in rural Pennsylvania. Two decades later, fo...

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Dark light  by Jodi Taylor

Dark light

Jodi Taylor

Book

"From the frying pan into the fire. Betrayed, terrified and alone, Elizabeth Cage has fled her home. With no plan and no friends, she arrives at the picturesque village of Greystones and finds herself involved in an ages-old ceremony that will end in...

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Into the sounds  by Lee Murray

Into the sounds

Lee Murray

Book

"On leave, and out of his head with boredom, NZDF Sergeant Taine McKenna joins biologist Jules Asher, on a Conservation Department deer culling expedition to New Zealand’s southernmost national park, where soaring peaks give way to valleys gouged from...

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The night crossing  by Robert Masello

The night crossing

Robert Masello

Book

"Bram Stoker kept secret a tale even more terrifying than Dracula. It begins among the Carpathian peaks, when an intrepid explorer discovers a mysterious golden box. She brings it back with her to the foggy streets of Victorian London, unaware of its...

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The house by the cemetery  by John Everson

The house by the cemetery

John Everson

Book

"Rumor has it that the abandoned house by the cemetery is haunted by the ghost of a witch. But rumors won't stop carpenter Mike Kostner from rehabbing the place as a haunted house attraction. Soon he'll learn that fresh wood and nails can't keep decades...

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The mouth of the dark  by Tim Waggoner

The mouth of the dark

Tim Waggoner

Book

"Jayce's 20-year-old daughter, Emory, is missing, lost in a dark, dangerous realm called Shadow that exists alongside our own reality. An enigmatic woman named Nicola guides Jayce through this bizarre world, and together they search for Emory, facing...

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The shadow of the black earl  by Charles McGarry

The shadow of the black earl

Charles McGarry

Book

"Devastated by a sudden bereavement, Leo Moran is invited to spend the summer at Biggnarbriggs Hall in southern Scotland, the stately residence of his friend Fordyce Greatorix. He is overjoyed when romance blossoms unexpectedly, but he finds himself haunted...

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The chrysalis  by Brendan Deneen

The chrysalis

Brendan Deneen

Book

"Barely employed millennials Tom and Jenny Decker have to grow up fast when they lose their cheap Manhattan apartment. Leaving 'the city' is hard, but the blow is softened when they stumble upon a surprisingly affordable house in the suburbs. For Tom,...

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The siren and the specter  by Jonathan Janz

The siren and the specter

Jonathan Janz

Book

"When David Caine, a celebrated skeptic of the supernatural, is invited by an old friend to spend a month in "the most haunted house in Virginia," he believes the case will be like any other. But the Alexander House is different. Built by a 1700s land...

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The fifth day  by Gordon Bonnet

The fifth day

Gordon Bonnet

Book

"Portents of evil. Dreams of destruction, chaos, death. Feelings of terrible foreboding, heavy as the dark skies before a storm hits. Within twenty-four hours, the sudden and nearly universal presentiment of doom experienced by folks in the peaceful beach...

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Ticktock  by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Ticktock

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Book

"When Tommy Phan discovers a mysterious rag doll on his doorstep one day, he's curious but tries to dismiss it. However, the thing seems ominously foreboding - a feeling borne out when he hears a sound from it that evening. When he picks up the doll,...

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Dog symphony  by Sam Munson

Dog symphony

Sam Munson

Book

"Boris Leonidovich, a North American professor who specializes in the history of prison architecture, has been invited to Buenos Aires for an academic conference. He's planning to present a paper on Moscow's feared Butyrka prison, but most of all he's...

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