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Horror new titles

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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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Monster hunter bloodlines  by Larry Correia

Monster hunter bloodlines

Larry Correia

Book

"The chaos god Asag has been quiet since the destruction of the City of Monsters, but Monster Hunter International know that he is still out there, somewhere-plotting, waiting for his chance to unravel reality. When Owen and the MHI team discover that...

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Rovers  by Richard Lange

Rovers

Richard Lange

Book

"Two immortal brothers crisscross the American Southwest to elude a murderous biker gang and protect a young woman in this tautly paced thriller from award-winning author Richard Lange. Summer, 1976. Jesse and his brother, Edgar, are on the road in search...

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The glassy, burning floor of hell  by Brian Evenson

The glassy, burning floor of hell

Brian Evenson

Book

"'Here is how monstrous humans are.' A sentient, murderous prosthetic leg; shadowy creatures lurking behind a shimmering wall; brutal barrow men--of all the terrors that populate The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell, perhaps the most alarming are the beings...

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The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras by V. Castro

The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras

V. Castro

eBook

"2018 - Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site of the urban legend, La Reina de Las Chicharras - The Queen of The Cicadas. In 1950s south Texas a farmworker- Milagros from San Luis Po...

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The devourer below

The devourer below

eBook

Something monstrous has come to Arkham, Massachusetts. There have always been shadows here, but now a new hunger has risen from the depths and threatens those who dwell here. But there are heroes too - people who stand up and fight to stem the tide, even...

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Come with me  by Ronald Damien Malfi

Come with me

Ronald Damien Malfi

Book

"Aaron Decker's life changes one December morning when his wife Allison is killed. Haunted by her absence - and her ghost - Aaron goes through her belongings, where he finds a receipt for a motel room in another part of the country. Piloted by grief and...

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The final girl support group  by Grady Hendrix

The final girl support group

Grady Hendrix

Book

"In horror movies, the final girl is the one who's left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious, a victim and a hero. But after the sirens fade...

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Things have gotten worse since we last spoke  by Eric LaRocca

Things have gotten worse since we last spoke

Eric LaRocca

Book

Sadomasochism. Obsession. Death. A whirlpool of darkness churns at the heart of a macabre ballet between two lonely young women in an internet chat room in the early 2000's -- a darkness that threatens to forever transform them once they finally succumb...

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Litany of dreams by Ari Marmell

Litany of dreams

Ari Marmell

eBook

"The mysterious disappearance of a gifted student at Miskatonic University spurs his troubled roommate, Elliot Raslo, into an investigation of his own. But Elliot already struggles against the maddening allure of a ceaseless chant that only he can hear?...

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Star eater by Kerstin (Writer and editor) Hall

Star eater

Kerstin (Writer and editor) Hall

eBook

All martyrdoms are difficult. Elfreda Raughn will avoid pregnancy if it kills her, and one way or another, it will kill her. Though she's able to stomach her gruesome day-to-day duties, the reality of preserving the Sisterhood of Aytrium's magical bl...

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Grotesque  by Lee Murray

Grotesque

Lee Murray

Book

"Three-time Bram Stoker Award nominee Lee Murray delivers her debut collection, and it is monstrous. Inspired by the mythology of Europe, China, and her beloved Aotearoa-New Zealand, Murray twists and subverts ancient themes, stitching new creatures from...

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The book of the Baku  by R. L. Boyle

The book of the Baku

R. L. Boyle

Book

"Sean hasn't been able to speak a word since he was put into care, and is sent to live with his grandad, a retired author whom he has never met before. Suddenly living an affluent life, nothing like the world of the estate he grew up in, where gangs run...

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To dust you shall return  by Fred Venturini

To dust you shall return

Fred Venturini

Book

"A town ruled by evil. A man ruled by darkness. Only one can survive. Curtis Quinn is a Chicago mob legend with a price on his head and a particular set of skills. Beth Jarvis is a plucky teenager unwrapping the secrets of her hometown, Harlow, where...

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Seeing things by Suzanne Linsey-Mitellas

Seeing things

Suzanne Linsey-Mitellas

eBook

Rachel Holloway is a school teacher with an unremarkable life. That is, until one day when everything changes forever and she is given the gift (or is it curse?) of being able to see and speak with the dead - amongst others... As she grapples with this...

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Black cranes

Black cranes

Book

"Almond-eyed celestial, the filial daughter, the perfect wife. Quiet, submissive, demure. In Black Cranes, Southeast Asian writers of horror both embrace and reject these traditional roles in a unique collection of stories which dissect their experiences...

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Blackstoke  by Robert (Author) Parker

Blackstoke

Robert (Author) Parker

Book

"In a quiet cul-de-sac on the newly-opened, much sought-after Blackstoke housing development, the first handful of families are moving in. These neighbours, thrown together for the first time, are looking forward to settling into their bright new liv...

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The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras  by V. Castro

The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras

V. Castro

Book

"2018 - Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site of the urban legend, La Reina de Las Chicharras - The Queen of The Cicadas. In 1950s south Texas a farmworker - Milagros from San Luis Pot...

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American psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

American psycho

Bret Easton Ellis

eBook

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Later by Stephen King

Later

Stephen King

eBook

The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can...

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Painted by Kirsten McKenzie

Painted

Kirsten McKenzie

eBook

"When art appraiser Anita Cassatt is sent to catalogue the extensive collection of reclusive artist Leo Kubin, it isn't only the chilly atmosphere of the secluded house making her shiver.Upon entering the house, Anita stands before a silent audience ...

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Seed of evil  by Greig Beck

Seed of evil

Greig Beck

Book

"Mitch Taylor, ex-Special Forces medic, is seeking a quiet life in the town of Eldon. Tragedy has dogged his life, and he sees the small friendly place as a second chance. But buried deep below the friendly smiles and quaint painted houses is an old ...

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Antisocieties  by Michael Cisco

Antisocieties

Michael Cisco

Book

"ANTISOCIETIES is a collection of ten stories about isolation - what it does to people, and what isolated people do to each other and themselves. An ominously quiet town. A haunting young adult novel from the turn of the century. Two starving captives...

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Goblin  by Josh Malerman

Goblin

Josh Malerman

Book

"From the bestselling author of Bird Box, a novella collection in which every story reveals a sinister secret about a mysterious small town. The town of Goblin seems like any other ordinary small town. But with the master storyteller Josh Malerman as...

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The Cottingley cuckoo  by A. J. Elwood

The Cottingley cuckoo

A. J. Elwood

Book

"Captivated by books and stories, Rose dreams of a more fulfilled life, away from the confines of the Sunnyside Care Home where she works to support herself and her boyfriend. She hopes the situation will be short term. Charlotte Favell, an elderly r...

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Rose  by Mike Bryant

Rose

Mike Bryant

Book

"What do you do when the undead comes knocking on your door? Play pop music for her, of course. Katya, a grieving suburban wife recovering from trauma, is shocked, to say the least, when a shambling, mud-covered girl shows up at her home claiming she...

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Such pretty things  by Lisa. author. Heathfield

Such pretty things

Lisa. author. Heathfield

Book

"Following their mother’s accident, Clara and Stephen are sent to stay with their aunt and uncle. It’s a summer to explore the remote house, the walled garden and woods. Beyond it all the loch sits, silent and waiting. Auntie has wanted them for so long...

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Near the bone  by Christina Henry

Near the bone

Christina Henry

Book

"Mattie can't remember a time before she and William lived alone on a mountain together. She must never make him upset. But when Mattie discovers the mutilated body of a fox in the woods, she realizes that they're not alone after all. There's something...

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Hyde  by Craig Russell

Hyde

Craig Russell

Book

"Victorian Edinburgh. Captain Edward Henry Hyde is chief detective for the City of Edinburgh Police; as such, he is responsible for investigating all murders and serious crimes in the city. Hyde is a striking but severe-looking man who provokes unease,...

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The portal by Russell R. James

The portal

Russell R. James

eBook

A black speedboat arrives at the small island community of Stone Harbor. Its mysterious passenger, Joey Oates, inspires terror by his very presence. He's Satan incarnate, back to complete a ritual left unfinished three hundred years ago. A lost talisman...

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The apparition phase by Will Maclean

The apparition phase

Will Maclean

eBook

"Tim and Abi have always been different from their peers. Precociously bright, they spend their evenings in their parents' attic discussing the macabre and unexplained, zealously re-reading books on folklore, hauntings and the supernatural. In particular,...

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On safari in R'lyeh and carcosa with gun and camera by Elizabeth Bear

On safari in R'lyeh and carcosa with gun and camera

Elizabeth Bear

eBook

An academic's whimsical decision to take a DNA test leads her into uncharted territory, where she discovers some extraordinary truths about herself and new possibilities for her future. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Dig...

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Your turn to suffer by Tim Waggoner

Your turn to suffer

Tim Waggoner

eBook

Lorelai Palumbo is harassed by a sinister group calling themselves The Cabal. They accuse her of having committed unspeakable crimes in the past, and now she must pay. She must try to figure out what The Cabal thinks she's done if she's to have any hope...

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The whispering dead  by Darcy Coates

The whispering dead

Darcy Coates

Book

"When Keira wakes in a strange forest, she can remember only two things: she can see ghosts, and strange, mask-wearing men are hunting her. She seeks shelter at a church, and the kind pastor offers to let her stay in the groundskeeper's cottage for a...

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Redder days  by Sue Rainsford

Redder days

Sue Rainsford

Book

"Twins Anna and Adam live in an abandoned commune in a volatile landscape where they perform devotions to a world-ending event they believe is imminent. Adam keeps watch by day, Anna by night. They meet at dawn and dusk. Their only companion is Koan,...

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Unwelcome by Jacob Steven. Mohr

Unwelcome

Jacob Steven. Mohr

eBook

"Kait's volcanic temper has already scared most of her friends away, and a bad breakup with her college boyfriend Lutz has left her crippled by guilt and painful memories. So, when she learns that her best friend Alice is planning a three-day sabbatical...

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There comes a midnight hour  by Gary A. Braunbeck

There comes a midnight hour

Gary A. Braunbeck

Book

"One of the most respected voices of contemporary dark fiction, Gary Braunbeck, returns with all the gravity of an imploding star to chronicle the inescapable grimness of our human condition with There Comes a Midnight Hour. The full moon portending ...

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The deacon of wounds  by David Annandale

The deacon of wounds

David Annandale

Book

"The planet of Theotokos is dying. Drought has wiped out all but the capital city of Magerit. Worse, an outbreak of a terrible plague, known as the Grey Tears, ravages its populace. Only the charismatic Arch-Deacon Ambrose stands in the way of desperation...

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The route of ice & salt  by José Luis Zárate Herrera

The route of ice & salt

José Luis Zárate Herrera

Book

"It's an ordinary assignment, nothing more. The cargo? Fifty boxes filled with Transylvanian soil. The route? From Varna to Whitby. The Demeter has made many trips like this. The captain has handled dozens of crews. He dreams familiar dreams: to taste...

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The searching dead  by Ramsey Campbell

The searching dead

Ramsey Campbell

Book

"1952. On a school trip to France teenager Dominic Sheldrake begins to suspect his teacher Christian Noble has reasons to be there as secret as they're strange. Meanwhile a widowed neighbour joins a church that puts you in touch with your dead relatives,...

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Whisper down the lane  by Clay McLeod Chapman

Whisper down the lane

Clay McLeod Chapman

Book

"Richard doesn't have a past. For him, there is only the present: a new marriage to Tamara, a first chance at fatherhood to her son Elijah, a quiet but pleasant life as an art teacher at Elijah's elementary school, and the dream of becoming a real artist...

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The drowning kind  by Jennifer McMahon

The drowning kind

Jennifer McMahon

Book

"When social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her older sister, Lexie, she assumes that it’s just another one of her sister’s episodes. Manic and increasingly out of touch with reality, Lexie has pushed Jax away for over a year. But the next...

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The lost village by Camilla Sten

The lost village

Camilla Sten

eBook

"The Blair Witch Project meets Midsommar in this brilliantly disturbing thriller from Camilla Sten, an electrifying new voice in suspense. Documentary filmmaker Alice Lindstedt has been obsessed with the vanishing residents of the old mining town, dubbed...

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In darkness, shadows breathe  by Catherine Cavendish

In darkness, shadows breathe

Catherine Cavendish

Book

"Carol and Nessa are strangers but not for much longer. In a luxury apartment and in the walls of a modern hospital, the evil that was done continues to thrive. They are in the hands of an entity that knows no boundaries and crosses dimensions - bending...

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The ghost variations  by Kevin Brockmeier

The ghost variations

Kevin Brockmeier

Book

"The author of the acclaimed novel The Brief History of the Dead now gives us one hundred funny, poignant, scary, and thought-provoking ghost stories that explore all aspects of the afterlife. A spirit who appears in a law firm reliving the exact moment...

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The children God forgot  by Graham Masterton

The children God forgot

Graham Masterton

Book

"A young woman is rushed to the hospital with stabbing pains in her stomach. The chief surgeon delivers a living child with the face of an angel and the body of a tentacled monster. The doctors are unanimous that the baby must die. ... Engineer Gemma...

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The harrowed paths

The harrowed paths

Book

"Explore the darker, mysterious side of Warhammer Fiction with this great anthology of stories from Warhammer Horror. An arcane evil has awoken in these worlds defiled by endless war. Perhaps it was born from the madness of violence. Or else it has a...

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Later  by Stephen King

Later

Stephen King

Book

"Sometimes growing up means facing your demons. The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what...

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Deadly games by Steve Frech

Deadly games

Steve Frech

eBook

'WOW!'Tremendous read! HIGHLY recommend!!!' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars I know everything about you. I know your name, your birthday, your kids' names, where you live, where you work. I know when you get that big promotion, or when you argue with your...

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Narcissus in chains  by Laurell K. Hamilton

Narcissus in chains

Laurell K. Hamilton

Book

"I'm Anita Blake and I kill monsters. The last thing I want to think about though when I get home after a night out is work. But someone has abducted a wereleopard from the Narcissus in Chains club. It's a dark world out there with shapeshifter crime...

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Black tide rising

Black tide rising

eBook

"TOP NAME WRITERS ENTER THE REALM OF JOHN RINGO'S BLACK TIDE RISING ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SERIES! A collection of all-original stories set in the Black Tide Rising series of novels created by multiple New York Times best-selling author John Ringo Stories...

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The notch  by Tom Holland

The notch

Tom Holland

Book

"Joe Arachro pulled to a halt on a small hillock, looking across the expanse as it rose up into a sudden flat top butte. There was another jagged butte tilting at an angle next to the mesa, not as wide or long. It was like they just appeared from now...

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The apparition phase  by Will Maclean

The apparition phase

Will Maclean

Book

"Tim and Abi have always been different from their peers. Precociously bright, they spend their evenings in their parents' attic discussing the macabre and unexplained, zealously re-reading books on folklore, hauntings and the supernatural. In particular,...

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The loop  by Jeremy Robert Johnson

The loop

Jeremy Robert Johnson

Book

Turner Falls is a small tourist town nestled in the hills of western Oregon. It's also the home of a biotech firm. When the town is ravaged by an outbreak in which the infected develop fits of rage, a group of misfits struggle to survive the night. Will...

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Greyfriars Reformatory by Frazer Lee

Greyfriars Reformatory

Frazer Lee

eBook

Nineteen year-old Emily's acute dissociative disorder causes her to be institutionalised at Greyfriars Reformatory For Girls. When the terrifying apparition of the mysterious 'Grey Girl' begins scaring the inmates to death, Emily's disorder may be the...

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The hollow ones by Guillermo del Toro

The hollow ones

Guillermo del Toro

eBook

Like a Jack Reacher crime thriller... with a Van Helsing-style demon hunter - The GuardianFrom the Oscar-winning director of Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water, and Hellboy, and the authors of The Strain comes a new paranormal thriller - X-FILES meets...

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The first culling by Michael Eicherly

The first culling

Michael Eicherly

eBook

A family moves into a southern Orange County neighborhood with a dark historic past.

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The hollow places  by T. Kingfisher

The hollow places

T. Kingfisher

Book

"A young woman discovers a strange portal in her uncle's house, leading to madness and terror in this gripping new novel from the author of the "innovative, unexpected, and absolutely chilling" (Mira Grant, Nebula Award-winning author) The Twisted Ones....

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Crossroads  by Laurel Hightower

Crossroads

Laurel Hightower

Book

"How far would you go to bring back someone you love? When Chris's son dies in a tragic car crash, her world is devastated. The walls of grief close in on Chris's life until, one day, a small cut on her finger changes everything. A drop of blood falls...

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Greyfriars Reformatory  by Frazer Lee

Greyfriars Reformatory

Frazer Lee

Book

"Nineteen year-old Emily's acute dissociative disorder causes her to be institutionalised - again - at Greyfriars Reformatory For Girls. Caught in the crossfire between brutal Principal Quick and cruel bully Saffron Chassay, Emily befriends fellow ou...

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The Valancourt book of world horror stories. Volume one

The Valancourt book of world horror stories. Volume one

Book

"What if there were a whole world of great horror fiction out there you didn't know anything about, written by authors in distant lands and in foreign languages, outstanding horror stories you had no access to, written in languages you couldn't read?...

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Hearts in the hard ground by G. V. Anderson

Hearts in the hard ground

G. V. Anderson

eBook

Following the death of her mother, Fiona buys a new house in order to start a new chapter of her life, one with fewer reminders of painful memories. Unbeknownst to Fiona, this house has a melancholy history, and slightly more ghosts than she anticipated....

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This dreaming isle

This dreaming isle

Book

"Something strange is happening on British shores... Britain’s long history of folk tales, ghost stories and other uncanny fictions shimmers beneath the surface of this green and pleasant land. Every few generations the strangeness crawls out from the...

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Witch bottle  by Tom Fletcher

Witch bottle

Tom Fletcher

Book

"Daniel once had a baby brother, but he died, a long time ago now. And he had a wife and a daughter, but that didn't work out, so now he's alone. The easy monotony of his job as a milkman in the remote northwest of England demands nothing from him other...

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A certain hunger  by Chelsea G. Summers

A certain hunger

Chelsea G. Summers

Book

"Food critic Dorothy Daniels loves what she does. Discerning, meticulous, and very, very smart, Dorothy's clear mastery of the culinary arts make it likely that she could, on any given night, whip up a more inspired dish than any one of the chefs she...

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Placed into abyss (mise en abyse) by Rachel Swirsky

Placed into abyss (mise en abyse)

Rachel Swirsky

eBook

From Nebula Award-winning author Rachel Swirsky comes a time traveling adventure Placed into Abyss (Mise en Abyse), a Tor.com Original short story.Chris would rather be anywhere but here, cleaning out his deceased, hateful grandparents' house with hi...

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Z-town by Eden Darry

Z-town

Eden Darry

eBook

"Meg Daltry isn't interested in falling in love and certainly doesn't have time for a relationship, even though she can't quite forget about Lane Boyd, a vacation fling she left behind in London. When Lane arrives in Provincetown hoping to win Meg back,...

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The twisted ones by T. Kingfisher

The twisted ones

T. Kingfisher

eBook

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Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

Mongrels

Stephen Graham Jones

eBook

He was born an outsider, like the rest of his family. Poor yet resilient, he lives in the shadows with his aunt Libby and uncle Darren, folk who stubbornly make their way in a society that does not understand or want them. They are mongrels, mixed bl...

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77 shadow street by Dean R. Koontz

77 shadow street

Dean R. Koontz

eBook

But its grandeur has been scarred by episodes of madness, suicide and mass murder. Since being converted into luxury apartments in the 70s, however, the Pendleton has been at peace. For its fortunate residents--among them ex-marine Bailey Hawk, song...

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In that endlessness, our end  by Gemma Files

In that endlessness, our end

Gemma Files

Book

"Hot on the heels of her 2018 This Is Horror Award-winning short story collection Spectral Evidence, critically-acclaimed horror author Gemma Files compiles fifteen more of her most startling recent nightmares."--Provided by publisher.

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Thirteen storeys  by Jonathan. author. Sims

Thirteen storeys

Jonathan. author. Sims

Book

"A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. All the guests are strangers - even to their host, the billionaire owner of the building. None of them know why they were selected to receive his invitation. Whether privileged...

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Red hands  by Christopher Golden

Red hands

Christopher Golden

Book

"When a mysterious and devastating bioweapon causes its victims to develop Red Hands, the touch of death, weird science expert Ben Walker is called to investigate. A car plows through the crowd at a July 4th parade. The driver climbs out, sick and st...

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The children of Red Peak  by Craig DiLouie

The children of Red Peak

Craig DiLouie

Book

"David Young, Deacon Price, and Beth Harris live with a dark secret. They grew up in an overbearing religious community on the isolated mountain Red Peak -- and they were a few of the only survivors of its horrific last days. Years later, the trauma of...

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The blade between  by Sam J. Miller

The blade between

Sam J. Miller

Book

"Ronan Szepessy promised himself he’d never return to Hudson. The sleepy upstate town was no place for a restless gay photographer. But his father is ill and New York City’s distractions have become too much for him. He hopes that a quick visit will help...

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We hear voices  by Evie Green

We hear voices

Evie Green

Book

"An eerie debut about a little boy who recovers from a mysterious global flu that's killed thousands and inherits an imaginary friend who makes him do violent things... Kids have imaginary friends. Rachel knows this. So when her young son, Billy, mir...

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Blood of the sun  by Dan Rabarts

Blood of the sun

Dan Rabarts

Book

"There's been a gang massacre on Auckland's Freyberg Wharf. Body parts everywhere. And with the police's go-to laboratory out of action, it's up to scientific consult Pandora (Penny) Yee to sort through the mess. It's a hellish task, made worse by th...

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When we were animals by Joshua A. (Joshua Alden) Gaylord

When we were animals

Joshua A. (Joshua Alden) Gaylord

eBook

Nobody knew why, but when the boys and girls reached a certain age the parents locked themselves up in their houses, and the teenagers ran wild...Lumen Fowler knows she is different. While the rest of her peers are falling beneath the sway of her com...

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Ex-Purgatory by Peter Clines

Ex-Purgatory

Peter Clines

eBook

George Bailey is an ordinary guy, working the nine to five as a handyman and trying to make the best of the little he's got. But when he sleeps, he dreams of fire and flying, of zombies and superheroes.When the two realities start to merge, George begins...

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Ex-communication by Peter Clines

Ex-communication

Peter Clines

eBook

Book Three in the EX SeriesSt George, Stealth and Zzzap continue to fight for survival in the ex-human infested L.A.But life at The Mount will never be easy, and when a potential ally the superheroes had thought long dead returns, it might just turn out...

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The night will find us  by Matthew (Short story writer) Lyons

The night will find us

Matthew (Short story writer) Lyons

Book

"School's out for summer and that means one thing to Parker, Chloe, and their four friends: a well-deserved camping trip in the Pine Barrens, a million-acre forest deep in the heart of New Jersey. But when old grudges erupt, an argument escalates into...

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Don't move  by James S. (James Stephen) Murray

Don't move

James S. (James Stephen) Murray

Book

"Megan hopes to mend the pieces of her broken spirit by attending a church group's annual camping trip. But the church group members make a catastrophic mistake, leaving them stranded in an untouched canyon in the forest. They soon realize the canyon...

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Whiteland  by Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Whiteland

Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Book

"In a lonely Swiss mountain village, Kira's winter holiday erupts. It's winter, it's eerie, and out in the woods something imbeds its claws into her sister. When Romy returns, she's different. She's violent, inhuman, and by rights, should be dead. Even...

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Final cuts

Final cuts

Book

"From the secret reels of a notoriously cursed cinematic masterpiece to the debauched livestreams of modern movie junkies who will do anything for clicks, Final Cuts brings together new and terrifying stories inspired by the many screens we can't peel...

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Ex-patriots by Peter Clines

Ex-patriots

Peter Clines

eBook

Book Two in the EX SeriesIt's been two years since the plague of ex-humans spread through the world, and the last of America's superheroes continue to hold the line against the undead . . . but even they can't hold out forever.Hope comes in the form of...

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The patient by Jasper DeWitt

The patient

Jasper DeWitt

eBook

"A clever cocktail of psychological thriller and supernatural horror." Kirkus The Silent Patient by way of Stephen King: Parker, a young, overconfident psychiatrist new to his job at a mental asylum, miscalculates catastrophically when he undertakes curing...

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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

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"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

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"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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Tiny nightmares

Tiny nightmares

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"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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Dracula's child  by Jonathan Barnes

Dracula's child

Jonathan Barnes

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"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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Night of the mannequins  by Stephen Graham Jones

Night of the mannequins

Stephen Graham Jones

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"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 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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