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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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The haunted shore  by Neil. author. Spring

The haunted shore

Neil. author. Spring

Book

"When Lizzy moves to a desolate shore to escape her past, she hopes to find sanctuary. But a mysterious stranger is waiting for her, her father's carer, and when darkness falls, something roams this wild stretch of beach, urging Lizzy to investigate its...

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Drive, she said and other stories  by Tracie McBride

Drive, she said and other stories

Tracie McBride

Book

"A collection of horror and dark fantasy short stories. The themes and settings are diverse, but one common thread runs through the stories -- they all feature women. Women as protagonists. Women as doomed heroines. Woman as villains. Mothers and spi...

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The house of a hundred whispers  by Graham. author. Masterton

The house of a hundred whispers

Graham. author. Masterton

Book

"Allhallows Hall is a rambling Tudor mansion on the edge of the bleak and misty Dartmoor. It is not a place many would choose to live. Yet the former Governer of Dartmoor Prison did just that. Now he's dead, and his children - long estranged - are set...

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Video Palace

Video Palace

Book

"A collection of chilling stories from the leading writers in horror and suspense exploring elusive urban legends. In the popular documentary podcast, Video Palace, Mark Cambria, aided by his girlfriend Tamra Wulff, investigated the origins of a series...

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Elegy for the undead  by Matthew Vesely

Elegy for the undead

Matthew Vesely

Book

"Jude and Lyle's newlywed life is shattered when a vicious attack leaves Lyle infected with a disease that transforms him into a violent and often incomprehensible person. With no cure for the "zombie" virus in sight, the young husbands begin to face...

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Silence in the shadows  by Darcy Coates

Silence in the shadows

Darcy Coates

Book

"The world continues to change. Each passing day twists it further, and pushes the surviving humans closer to the brink of extinction. But, for the first time, there is hope. Clare and Dorran set their sights back on Winterbourne Hall. It's a daunting...

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Reality and other stories  by John. author. Lanchester

Reality and other stories

John. author. Lanchester

Book

"John Lanchester's first book of shorter fictions, Reality, and Other Stories is a gathering of deliciously chilling entertainments, to be read as the evenings draw in and the days are haunted by all the ghastly schlock, uncanny technologies and absurd...

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Elsewhere  by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Elsewhere

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Book

"Since his wife, Michelle, left seven years ago, Jeffy Coltrane has worked to maintain a normal life for himself and his eleven-year-old daughter, Amity, in Suavidad Beach. It's a quiet life, until a local eccentric known as Spooky Ed shows up on the...

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Bone harvest  by James (Novelist) Brogden

Bone harvest

James (Novelist) Brogden

Book

"Struggling with the effects of early-onset dementia, Dennie Keeling now leads a quiet life. Her husband is dead, her children are grown, and her best friend, Sarah, was convicted of murdering her abusive husband. After Sarah's tragic death in prison,...

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The nesting  by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

The nesting

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Book

"Architect Tom Faraday is determined to finish the high-concept, environmentally friendly home he's building in Norway - in the same place where he lost his wife, Aurelia, to suicide. It was their dream house, and he wants to honor her with it. Lexi ...

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Tiny nightmares

Tiny nightmares

Book

"A collection of horror-inspired flash fiction, featuring over 40 new stories from literary, horror, and emerging writers—edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto, the twisted minds behind Tiny Crimes: Very Short Tales of Mystery and Murder (Black...

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The residence by Andrew Pyper

The residence

Andrew Pyper

eBook

In this terrifying ghost story based on true events, the President's late son haunts the White House, threatening all who live in it'and the divided America beyond its walls. From the bestselling author of The Homecoming. The year is 1853. President-...

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The Cthulhu stories of Robert E. Howard  by Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard

The Cthulhu stories of Robert E. Howard

Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard

Book

"A collection of Robert E. Howard's Cthulhu fiction featuring stories about Howard's Cthulhu Mythos scholar John Kirowan along with classic Howard characters Bran Mak Morn and Kull the Conqueror, and others."--Provided by publisher.

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Dracula's child  by Jonathan Barnes

Dracula's child

Jonathan Barnes

Book

"Evil never truly dies...and some legends live forever. The dark heart of Bram Stoker's classic is reborn; capturing the voice, tone, style and characters of the original yet with a modern sensibility this novel is perfect for fans of Dracula and con...

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Cardiff, by the sea  by Joyce Carol Oates

Cardiff, by the sea

Joyce Carol Oates

Book

"From one of the most important contemporary American writers, Cardiff, by the Sea is a bold, haunting collection of four previously unpublished novellas. Starting with the title novella - in which a romantic-minded young art historian is led to (re)discover...

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Night of the mannequins  by Stephen Graham Jones

Night of the mannequins

Stephen Graham Jones

Book

"We thought we'd play a fun prank on her, and now most of us are dead. One last laugh for the summer as it winds down. One last prank just to scare a friend. Bringing a mannequin into a theater is just some harmless fun, right? Until it wakes up. Until...

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The lost causes of Bleak Creek  by Rhett McLaughlin

The lost causes of Bleak Creek

Rhett McLaughlin

Book

"It's 1992 in Bleak Creek, North Carolina, a sleepy little place with all the trappings of an ordinary Southern town: two Baptist churches, friendly smiles coupled with silent judgments, and an unquenchable appetite for pork products. Beneath the tow...

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Apocalypse yesterday  by Brock Adams

Apocalypse yesterday

Brock Adams

Book

"With his best and craziest days behind him, a Florida call center employee struggles through mind-numbing drudgery day after day--but he just might have a way to reclaim the madness and his former life. The zombie apocalypse is over. The humans have...

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Phantoms

Phantoms

Book

"The brightest names in horror showcase a ghastly collection of eighteen ghost stories that will have you watching over your shoulder, heart racing at every bump in the night. In "My Life in Politics" by M.R. Carey the spirits of those without a voice...

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The hellion  by S. A. Hunt

The hellion

S. A. Hunt

Book

"Robin Martine has destroyed witches all across the country, but since her confrontation with the demon Andras, Robin has had to deal with her toughest adversary yet: herself. While coming to grips with new abilities, she and her boyfriend Kenway make...

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Night of the mannequins by Stephen Graham Jones

Night of the mannequins

Stephen Graham Jones

eBook

Award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones returns with Night of the Mannequins, a contemporary horror story where a teen prank goes very wrong and all hell breaks loose: is there a supernatural cause, a psychopath on the loose, or both' Praise for Night...

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It will just be us  by Jo Kaplan

It will just be us

Jo Kaplan

Book

"Sam Wakefield's ancestral home, a decaying mansion built on the edge of a swamp, isn't a place for children. Its labyrinthine halls, built by her mad ancestors, are filled with echoes of the past: ghosts and memories knotted together as one. In the ...

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The hunt by Tim Lebbon

The hunt

Tim Lebbon

eBook

Escape and they'll kill your family. The cruellest game. The highest stakes. Only she can bring his family back alive ... Rose is the one that got away. She was the prey in a human trophy hunt organised by an elite secret organisation for super-rich ...

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The devil and the deep

The devil and the deep

eBook

From award-winning editor Ellen Datlow, an all-original anthology collecting terrifying tales of dark waters and horrifying creatures.

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Dracula

Dracula

eBook

"Anthology of stories exploring the secret history of the world's most iconic monster. That the cruel, ambitious monster of Bram Stoker's most famous novel was once Vlad III Dracula, Voivode of Wallachia--the Impaler, to his enemies--is known. A warleader...

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The residence  by Andrew Pyper

The residence

Andrew Pyper

Book

"The year is 1853. President-elect Franklin Pierce is traveling with his family to Washington, DC, when tragedy strikes. In an instant, their train runs off the rails, violently flinging passengers about the cabin. But when the great iron machine finally...

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Plague by Graham Masterton

Plague

Graham Masterton

eBook

"An outbreak of deadly disease. No cure. Everyone who leaves the plague-zone must be shot... At first the rules were simple: quarantine the city, and let the plague die. So men and women closed their doors, and lived in lockdown, fighting for survival...

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The patient  by Jasper DeWitt

The patient

Jasper DeWitt

Book

"In a series of online posts, Parker H., an ambitious young psychiatrist, chronicles the harrowing account of his time working at a dreary mental hospital in New England and his attempt to cure the facility's most difficult, profoundly dangerous case...

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Under the skin by Michel Faber

Under the skin

Michel Faber

eBook

A strange woman named Isserley roams the Scottish Highlands in search of juicy, well-muscled hitchhikers in Faber's menacing but unfulfilling debut novel. The opening chapters are suffused with an almost palpable sense of dread: Isserley picks up one...

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Wake by Elizabeth Knox

Wake

Elizabeth Knox

Book

One sunny spring morning the Tasman Bay settlement of Kahukura is overwhelmed by a mysterious mass insanity. A handful of survivors find themselves cut off from the world, and surrounded by the dead. As they try to take care of one another, and survive...

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Obliteration  by James S. (James Stephen) Murray

Obliteration

James S. (James Stephen) Murray

Book

"Thanks to the heroics of former New York City Mayor Tom Cafferty and his team, the world is once again safe. The villainous Foundation for Human Advancement has been dismantled, the cities of the world are safe from nuclear annihilation, and Cafferty...

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The bright lands  by John Fram

The bright lands

John Fram

Book

"The town of Bentley holds two things dear: its football, and its secrets. But when star quarterback Dylan Whitley goes missing, an unremitting fear grips this remote corner of Texas. Joel Whitley was shamed out of conservative Bentley ten years ago,...

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I come with knives  by S. A. Hunt

I come with knives

S. A. Hunt

Book

"Robin - now armed with new knowledge about a mysterious demon terrorizing her around town, the support of her friends, and the assistance of her old witch-hunter mentor - plots to confront the Lazenbury coven and destroy them once and for all. Meanwhile,...

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As an old memory  by Vic Kerry

As an old memory

Vic Kerry

Book

"The 1956 Homecoming Massacre shook the residents of Pinehurst to their very core, and it left survivor Charlotte McAdams broken for life. Forty years later, the McAdams family have become victims of many strange happenings that seem to revolve around...

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Home  by Mats Strandberg

Home

Mats Strandberg

Book

"Once inseparable, Joel and Nina haven't spoken in twenty years. When Joel's mother Monika develops dementia, he has no choice but to return to his home town. Monika needs specialist care, and that means Pineshade - which also means Joel is going to have...

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Obliteration by James S. (James Stephen) Murray

Obliteration

James S. (James Stephen) Murray

eBook

Thanks to the heroics of former New York City Mayor Tom Cafferty and his team, the world is once again safe. The villainous Foundation for Human Advancement has been dismantled, the cities of the world are safe from nuclear annihilation, and Cafferty...

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Stake by Kevin J. Anderson

Stake

Kevin J. Anderson

eBook

"Simon Helsing believes the only way to stop a bad guy with fangs is a good guy with a stake. He has devoted his life to ridding the world of vampires. He hunts them, finds their daytime lairs, and pounds a stake through their hearts. Lexi Tarada wants...

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Out of body by Jeffrey Ford

Out of body

Jeffrey Ford

eBook

"A small-town librarian witnesses a murder at his local deli, and what had been routine sleep paralysis begins to transform into something far more disturbing. The trauma of holding a dying girl in his arms drives him out of his own body. The town he...

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Unter Toten. 1 by D. J. Molles

Unter Toten. 1

D. J. Molles

eBook

Allein gegen die Apokalypse Captain Lee Harden ist in einem Bunker tief unter der Erde stationiert. Seine Aufgabe: Im Katastrophenfall für Ordnung und Sicherheit sorgen und gegebenenfalls eine neue Regierung installieren. Als der Kontakt zu seinem Vo...

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Survivor song  by Paul Tremblay

Survivor song

Paul Tremblay

Book

"In a matter of weeks, Massachusetts has been overrun by an insidious rabies-like virus that is spread by saliva. But unlike rabies, the disease has a terrifyingly short incubation period of an hour or less. Those infected quickly lose their minds and...

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Weird women

Weird women

Book

"As railroads, industry, cities, and technology flourished in the mid-nineteenth century, so did stories exploring the horrors they unleashed. This anthology includes ghost stories and tales of haunted houses, as well as mad scientists, werewolves, a...

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A perfect blood by Kim Harrison

A perfect blood

Kim Harrison

eBook

When she discovers that a would-be creator is determined to make his (or her) own demons and needs her blood, former witch-turned-day-walking-demon Rachel Morgan, a bounty hunter, faces her toughest adversary yet --humanity.

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The hollow ones  by Guillermo del Toro

The hollow ones

Guillermo del Toro

Book

"Rookie FBI agent Odessa Hardwicke's life is derailed when she's forced to turn her gun on her partner. Walt Leppo, a decorated FBI agent, turned suddenly violent while apprehending a rampaging murderer. The shooting was self-defense, but she is placed...

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The living dead  by George A. Romero

The living dead

George A. Romero

Book

"Set in the present day, The Living Dead is an entirely new tale, the story of the zombie plague as George A. Romero wanted to tell it. A pair of medical examiners find themselves battling a dead man who won't stay dead. In a Midwestern trailer park,...

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77 Shadow Street by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

77 Shadow Street

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

"Bad things are starting to happen at the Pendleton, an eerie building with a tragic past. The Pendleton stands on the summit of Shadow Hill, a palace built in the late 19th century as a tycoon's dream home. But its grandeur has been scarred by episodes...

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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

eBook

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Malorie  by Josh Malerman

Malorie

Josh Malerman

Book

Twelve years after Malorie and her children rowed up the river to safety, a blindfold is still the only thing that stands between sanity and madness. There remains no explanation, no solution. But for the first time Malorie has allowed herself to hope:...

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Whispers in the mist  by Darcy Coates

Whispers in the mist

Darcy Coates

Book

"Clare and Dorran may have survived the city, but their relief is only temporary. Dorran is sick, and rapidly worsening. Clare fears the only way to save him might lie in the mysterious Evandale research station, supposedly one of the few remaining h...

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Wonderland  by Zoje Stage

Wonderland

Zoje Stage

Book

"One mother's love may be all that stands between her family, an enigmatic presence - and madness. After years of city life, Orla and Shaw Bennett are ready for the quiet of New York's Adirondack mountains - or at least, they think they are. Settling...

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The only good Indians  by Stephen Graham Jones

The only good Indians

Stephen Graham Jones

Book

"Peter Straub's Ghost Story meets Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies in this American Indian horror story of revenge on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Four American Indian men from the Blackfeet Nation, who were childhood friends, find themselves in...

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Faerie tale by Raymond E. Feist

Faerie tale

Raymond E. Feist

eBook

"Successful screenwriter Phil Hastings decides to move his family from sunny California to a ramshackle farmhouse in New York State. The idea is to take some time out, relax and pick up the threads of his career as a novelist. Good plan, bad choice. The...

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Mexican gothic  by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book

"After receiving a frantic letter from her newly wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find - her cousin’s husband,...

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Jack  by Connie Willis

Jack

Connie Willis

Book

"During the height of the Blitz in London, the air raid rescue squad operating out of Mrs. Lucy’s house is close-knit and ever-watchful. When a new volunteer named Jack shows up, his odd behavior - not eating, disappearing during the day for a mysterious...

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Remains by Andrew Cull

Remains

Andrew Cull

eBook

Grief is a black house. How far would you go? What horrors would you endure if it meant you might see the son you thought you'd lost forever? Driven to a breakdown by the brutal murder of her young son, Lucy Campbell had locked herself away, fallen deep...

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Eden  by Tim Lebbon

Eden

Tim Lebbon

Book

"Earth's rising oceans contain enormous islands of refuse, the Amazon rainforest is all-but destroyed, and countless species edge towards extinction. Humanity's last hope to save the planet lies with The Virgin Zones, thirteen vast areas of land off-limits...

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Cujo by Stephen King

Cujo

Stephen King

eBook

Outside a peaceful town in central Maine, a monster is waiting! Cujo is a huge Saint Bernard dog, the best friend Brett Camber has ever had. One day Cujo chases a rabbit into a bolt-hole, a cave inhabited by some very sick bats. What happens to Cujo,...

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The moonlit mind by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The moonlit mind

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

Twelve-year-old Crispin has lived on the streets since he was nine - with only his wits and his daring to sustain him, and only his silent dog, Harley, to call his friend. He is always on the move, never lingering in any one place long enough to risk...

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The house of whispers  by Laura Purcell

The house of whispers

Laura Purcell

Book

"Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft's family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr. Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children need, he arranges...

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Boy in the box  by Marc E. Fitch

Boy in the box

Marc E. Fitch

Book

"Years ago a mysterious and tragic hunting accident deep in the Adirondack Mountains left a boy buried in a storied piece of land known as Coombs' Gulch and four friends with a terrible secret. Now, Jonathan Hollis and brothers Michael and Conner Braddick...

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Devolution  by Max Brooks

Devolution

Max Brooks

Book

"As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption swirled and finally settled, the story of the Greenloop massacre has passed unnoticed, unexamined... until now. But the journals of resident Kate Holland, recovered from the town’s bloody wreckage, capture...

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Devoted  by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Devoted

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Book

"A mother, a boy, and a desperate battle against the night... Woody Bookman hasn't spoken a word in his eleven years of life. Not when his father died in a freak accident. Not when his mother Megan tells him she loves him. For Megan, keeping her boy...

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The monster trilogy by Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

The monster trilogy

Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

eBook

Dracula unbound, Frankenstein unbound and Moreau's other island all together in one eBook. All of Aliss' Monster Trilogy in one place. Moreau's other island: Welcome to Dr Moreau's other island. Place of untold horrors. He stands very tall, long pros...

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The southern book club's guide to slaying vampires  by Grady Hendrix

The southern book club's guide to slaying vampires

Grady Hendrix

Book

"Patricia Campbell had always planned for a big life, but after giving up her career as a nurse to marry an ambitious doctor and become a mother, Patricia's life has never felt smaller. The days are long, her kids are ungrateful, her husband is distant,...

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The piper by Lynn S. Hightower

The piper

Lynn S. Hightower

eBook

Nine weeks after the death of her brother, Olivia James receives an enigmatic phone call from him just as she is preparing to move into the home where he died, and soon the place that she loves experiences another death.

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The forever house  by Tim Waggoner

The forever house

Tim Waggoner

Book

"In Rockridge, Ohio, a sinister family moves into a sleepy cul de sac. The Eldreds feed on the negative emotions of humans, creating nightmarish realms within their house to entrap their prey. Neighbors are lured into the Eldreds' home and faced with...

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Secrets in the dark  by Darcy Coates

Secrets in the dark

Darcy Coates

Book

"Winterbourne Hall is not safe. Clare and Dorran scramble to secure the ancient building in an effort to protect themselves from the ravenous hollow ones, but that isn't their only concern. Somewhere far away, Beth is alive, but she's trapped, and her...

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Stake  by Kevin J. Anderson

Stake

Kevin J. Anderson

Book

"Simon Helsing believes the only way to stop a bad guy with fangs is a good guy with a stake. He has devoted his life to ridding the world of vampires. He hunts them, finds their daytime lairs, and pounds a stake through their hearts. Lexi Tarada wants...

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Lake of darkness  by Scott Kenemore

Lake of darkness

Scott Kenemore

Book

"During the First World War, on the South Side of Chicago, officer Joe Flip Flippity has begun an investigation into a serial decapitationist who is hunting young children. At a time when African American officers are rendered second-class by prejudi...

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Let the old dreams die by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the old dreams die

John Ajvide Lindqvist

eBook

Wickedly imaginative, gleefully bloodthirsty, Let the Old Dreams Die features a classic Lindqvist cast of lovers, loners and losers. All flawed, all touched by the desire to be loved, all deeply human. Even some of those who are not human at all.

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The weird

The weird

eBook

An oversized anthology of dark and bizarre tales written throughout the past century includes entries by international best-sellers and award-winners, including Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, and Franz Kafka.

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Encounters by Barbara Erskine

Encounters

Barbara Erskine

eBook

A captivating volume of over forty short stories full of love, hope, and fear, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Lady of Hay. Barbara Erskine is a born storyteller. The tales in 'Encounters' illustrate her extraordinary talent for capturing...

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Frankenstein unbound by Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

Frankenstein unbound

Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

eBook

"When Joe Bodenland is suddenly transported back in time to the year 1816, his first reaction is of eager curiosity rather than distress. Certainly the Switzerland in which he finds himself, with its charming country inns, breathtaking landscapes and...

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Below by Ryan Lockwood

Below

Ryan Lockwood

eBook

Professional diver Will Sturman and brilliant and beautiful oceanographer Valerie Martell must stop a school of voracious sea creatures before they devastate the world's oceans.

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The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe

The fall of the House of Usher

Edgar Allan Poe

eBook

A visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.

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Fatal tide by Lis W. Wiehl

Fatal tide

Lis W. Wiehl

eBook

Fatal tide is rising. Reunited with the pagans who commissioned it, a dark prophecy begins to unfold -- straight out of the painting itself. The lone survivor of the attack, a -- conspiracy against all of humankind. -- they must infiltrate Linz and S...

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The Siberian incident  by Greig Beck

The Siberian incident

Greig Beck

Book

"100,000 years ago the object hit the lake at the deepest point, quickly sinking into its mile-deep stygian darkness. With it came something horrifying that would threaten every living thing on the face of the planet. Over the centuries, legends grew...

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Summer of night  by Dan Simmons

Summer of night

Dan Simmons

Book

"It's the summer of 1960 and in the small town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five twelve-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. From sunset bike rides to shaded hiding places in the woods, the boys' days are marked...

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The tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe

The tell-tale heart

Edgar Allan Poe

eBook

The murder of an old man is revealed after the murderer keeps hearing the continued beating of his victim's heart. Includes an analysis of the story and a biography of the author.

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If it bleeds  by Stephen King

If it bleeds

Stephen King

Book

"The four never-before-published novellas in this collection represent horror master King at his finest, using the weird and uncanny to riff on mortality, the price of creativity, and the unpredictable consequences of material attachments. A teenager...

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Miscreations

Miscreations

Book

"What happens when we make monsters? What happens when we make monsters of ourselves? Grotesque beings lurch from our darkest dreams. Vicious beasts stalk our twisted pasts. Lost souls haunt our deepest regrets. They are the blood on our hands. They are...

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Dracula unbound by Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

Dracula unbound

Brian W. (Brian Wilson) Aldiss

eBook

A dramatic reworking of the vampire myth in a way that only Brian Aldiss can…Available for the first time in eBook. When Bram Stoker was writing his famous novel, Dracula, at the end of the 19th century he received a visitor named Joe Bodenland. While...

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Deeply Odd by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Deeply Odd

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

In a sinister encounter with a rogue truck driver tricked up like a rhinestone cowboy, Odd has a disturbing vision of a shocking multiple homicide that has not yet been committed. Across California, into Nevada, and back again, Odd embarks on a riveting...

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Devoted by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Devoted

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

A mother, a boy, and a desperate battle against the night.Woody Bookman hasn't spoken a word in his eleven years of life. Not when his father died in a freak accident. Not when his mother Megan tells him she loves him. For Megan, keeping her boy safe...

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House of secrets  by Darcy Coates

House of secrets

Darcy Coates

Book

"Sophie and Joseph Argenton have survived the impossible...for now. Desperate, they travel to meet an ally at Kensington, a long-abandoned mansion that overlooks a dead town. The house offers a small hope: its original owner had dedicated her life to...

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Little people, big guns  by Matthew W. Quinn

Little people, big guns

Matthew W. Quinn

Book

"In rural Oklahoma, little person Gordon Trask has just been killed and eaten by mutant badgers. When animal control refuses to act and another little person is maimed, the local Little Persons Association springs into action to deal with the threat....

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Dead end  by Matt Shaw

Dead end

Matt Shaw

Book

"The relationship had been over for as long as they both could remember, through no fault of their own. It was just one of those things; a victim of busy lives going in opposite directions. They'd tried to rekindle their love for one another on more than...

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Pine by Francine Toon

Pine

Francine Toon

eBook

"They are driving home from the search party when they see her. The trees are coarse and tall in the winter light, standing like men. Lauren and her father Niall live alone in the Highlands, in a small village surrounded by pine forest. When a woman...

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Creatures of charm and hunger by Molly Tanzer

Creatures of charm and hunger

Molly Tanzer

eBook

Two young witches, once inseparable, are set at odds by secrets and wildly dangerous magic.

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The return  by Rachel Harrison

The return

Rachel Harrison

Book

"Julie is missing, and the missing don't often return. But Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and she feels in her bones that her best friend is out there, and that one day she'll come back. She's right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing,...

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A perfect blood by Kim Harrison

A perfect blood

Kim Harrison

eBook

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The call of Cthulhu and other weird stories by H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

The call of Cthulhu and other weird stories

H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

eBook

Frequently imitated and widely influential, Howard Phillips Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre in the twentieth century, discarding ghosts and witches and envisioning instead mankind as a tiny outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolen...

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The southern book club's guide to slaying vampires by Grady Hendrix

The southern book club's guide to slaying vampires

Grady Hendrix

eBook

"Fried Green Tomatoes and Steel Magnolias meet Dracula in this Southern-flavored supernatural thriller set in the '90s about a women's book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious and handsome stranger who turns out to be a re...

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A perfect blood by Kim Harrison

A perfect blood

Kim Harrison

eBook

When she discovers that a would-be creator is determined to make his (or her) own demons and needs her blood, former witch-turned-day-walking-demon Rachel Morgan, a bounty hunter, faces her toughest adversary yet --humanity.

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The mist in the mirror by Susan Hill

The mist in the mirror

Susan Hill

eBook

"One dark and rainy night, Sir James Monmouth returns to London after years spent travelling alone. Intent on uncovering the secrets of his childhood hero, the mysterious Conrad Vane, he begins to investigate Vane's life, but he finds himself warned...

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Beneath the rising by Premee Mohamed

Beneath the rising

Premee Mohamed

eBook

Nick Prasad has always enjoyed a quiet life in the shadow of his best friend, child prodigy and technological genius Joanna 'Johnny' Chambers. But all that is about to end. When Johnny invents a clean reactor that could eliminate fossil fuels and change...

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The dead town by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The dead town

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

The war against humanity is raging. As the small town of Rainbow Falls, Montana, comes under siege, scattered survivors come together to weather the onslaught. Victor Frankenstein's nihilistic plan is to remake the future: a future in which mankind will...

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Velocity by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Velocity

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If you don't take this note to the police and get...

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How much to..?  by Matt Shaw

How much to..?

Matt Shaw

Book

"The Game is simple. Each of the contestants are asked a question: how much to complete a certain task? They then have two minutes to name a price but if they go too high and their fellow contestants are cheaper, they have just priced themselves out of...

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The deep  by Alma Katsu

The deep

Alma Katsu

Book

"Someone, or some thing, is haunting the Titanic. This is the only way to explain the series of misfortunes that have plagued the passengers of the ship from the moment they set sail - mysterious disappearances, sudden deaths. Now suspended in an eer...

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