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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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Absolute unit  by Nick Kolakowski

Absolute unit

Nick Kolakowski

Book

"Absolute Unit is a dark carnival ride through the underside of the American Dream, where hustlers and parasites fight to survive against gun-toting furries, sarcastic drug kingpins, old ladies who are startlingly good with knives, and angry ex-girlf...

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The Enlightenment Project  by Lynn S. Hightower

The Enlightenment Project

Lynn S. Hightower

Book

"Noah Archer is a renowned neurosurgeon, with an impressive success record. He has a happy home, with his beloved wife Moira, their two adopted sons, and a dog who's a very good girl. But Noah keeps a dark secret, shared only with his old friend Father...

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She never left  by C. M. Harris

She never left

C. M. Harris

Book

"Cousins and writing partners Jane and TJ have carved out new lives for themselves amidst the skyscrapers of Chicago, a far cry from their isolated hometown of Ketchum. Neither has returned since the night TJ's first crush, Evie, disappeared into the...

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The watchers  by A. M. Shine

The watchers

A. M. Shine

Book

"This forest isn't charted on any map. Every car breaks down at its treeline. Mina's is no different. Left stranded, she is forced into the dark woodland only to find a woman shouting, urging Mina to run to a concrete bunker. As the door slams behind...

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Young blood by Chandrima Das

Young blood

Chandrima Das

eBook

Bored roommates use a planchette to contact a legendary ghost that haunts Pune University. Will she answer?Is the abandoned Khairatabad Science College in Hyderabad really haunted? A gang of students break inside to investigate.Nirav and Pavi love each...

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Cunning folk  by Adam L. G. Nevill

Cunning folk

Adam L. G. Nevill

Book

"Money's tight and their new home is a fixer-upper. Deep in rural South West England, with an ancient wood at the foot of the garden, Tom and his family are miles from anywhere and anyone familiar. His wife, Fiona, was never convinced that buying the...

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Reprieve by James Han Mattson

Reprieve

James Han Mattson

eBook

"A chilling and blisteringly relevant literary novel of social horror centered around a brutal killing that takes place in a full-contact haunted escape room-a provocative exploration of capitalism, hate politics, racial fetishism, and our obsession with...

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The final girl support group by Grady Hendrix

The final girl support group

Grady Hendrix

eBook

"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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Curse of the stone  by Nikki Lockwood

Curse of the stone

Nikki Lockwood

Book

"Danielle Stone is searching for answers about her great-aunt's mysterious disappearance fifty-eight years ago. Following a new lead, she quickly discovers that the world is not as it seems. Each step she takes closer to the truth puts her in more danger...

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Something more than night  by Kim Newman

Something more than night

Kim Newman

Book

Hollywood, the late 1930s. Raymond Chandler writes detective stories for pulp magazines, and drinks more than he should. Boris Karloff plays monsters in the movies. Together, they investigate mysterious matters in a town run by human and inhuman monsters....

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The mammoth book of folk horror

The mammoth book of folk horror

Book

"Illustrated with the atmospheric photography of Michael Marshall Smith, the stories in The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror tap into an aspect of folkloric tradition that has long been dormant, but never quite forgotten, while the depiction of these forces...

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Thanatrauma  by Steve Rasnic Tem

Thanatrauma

Steve Rasnic Tem

Book

"Presents twenty-one stories--four published for the first time--that explore fundamental fears including death, loss, grief, and aging."--Provided by publisher.

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Where they wait  by Scott Carson

Where they wait

Scott Carson

Book

"Recently laid-off from his newspaper and desperate for work, war correspondent Nick Bishop takes a humbling job: writing a profile of a new mindfulness app called Clarity. It's easy money, and a chance to return to his hometown for the first time in...

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The house of dust  by Noah Broyles

The house of dust

Noah Broyles

Book

"Deep in the heat and silence of rural Tennessee, down an untraveled road, sits the forgotten town of Three Summers. Mere miles away, on an overgrown river island, stands the house that once presided over the grand plantation of Angel's Landing, moss...

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The hiding place  by Amanda Mason

The hiding place

Amanda Mason

Book

"Nell Galilee, her husband and twelve-year-old step-daughter Maude rent a holiday cottage by the sea, needing time and space away from home. Nell grew up in this small, wind-blown town and has mixed feelings about returning home. It isn't long before...

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Tell me I'm worthless  by Alison Rumfitt

Tell me I'm worthless

Alison Rumfitt

Book

"Three years ago, Alice spent one night in an abandoned house with her friends Ila and Hannah. Since then, things have not been going well. Alice is living a haunted existence, selling videos of herself cleaning for money, drinking herself to sleep. She...

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Nothing but blackened teeth  by Cassandra Khaw

Nothing but blackened teeth

Cassandra Khaw

Book

"Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists. A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls ...

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When things get dark

When things get dark

Book

"A collection of new and exclusive short stories inspired by, and in tribute to, Shirley Jackson. Chilling, human, poignant and strange, her stories have inspired a generation of writers and readers. This anthology, edited by legendary horror editor ...

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The Liar of Red Valley  by W. L. Goodwater

The Liar of Red Valley

W. L. Goodwater

Book

"In Red Valley, California, you follow the rules if you want to stay alive. But they won't be enough to protect Sadie now that she's become the Liar, the keeper of the town's many secrets. Friendships are hard-won here, and it isn't safe to make enemies....

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Te wheke  by Metadata & Discovery

Te wheke

Metadata & Discovery

Book

Includes 63 withdrawn items for Te Wheke testing.

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Body shocks

Body shocks

Book

"In this definitive anthology of body horror selected by a World Horror Grandmaster, you'll find the unthinkable and the shocking: a couture designer preparing for an exquisitely grotesque runway show; a vengeful son seeking the parent who bred him as...

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The seven visitations of Sydney Burgess  by Andy Marino

The seven visitations of Sydney Burgess

Andy Marino

Book

"Sydney's spent years burying her past and building a better life for herself and her eleven-year old son. A respectable marketing job, a house with reclaimed and sustainable furniture, and a boyfriend who loves her son and accepts her, flaws and all....

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Horseman  by Christina Henry

Horseman

Christina Henry

Book

"Revisit the village of Sleepy Hollow and discover that the oldest legends can be the hungriest... Everyone in Sleepy Hollow knows about the Horseman, but no one really believes in him. Not even Ben Van Brunt's grandfather, Brom Bones, who was there when...

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The haunting season

The haunting season

Book

"Long before Charles Dickens and Henry James popularized the tradition of supernatural horror, the shadowy nights of winter have been a time for people to gather together by the flicker of candlelight and experience the intoxicating thrill of a spooky...

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Strange tales from Japan  by Keisuke Nishimoto

Strange tales from Japan

Keisuke Nishimoto

Book

"Prepare to be spooked by these chilling Japanese short stories! Strange Tales from Japan presents 99 spine-tingling tales of ghosts, yokai, demons, shapeshifters and trickster animals who inhabit remote reaches of the Japanese countryside. 32 pages ...

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The death of Jane Lawrence  by Caitlin Starling

The death of Jane Lawrence

Caitlin Starling

Book

"Practical, unassuming Jane Shoringfield has done the calculations, and decided that the most secure path forward is this: a husband, in a marriage of convenience, who will allow her to remain independent and occupied with meaningful work. Her first ...

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Slewfoot  by 1965- author. Brom

Slewfoot

1965- author. Brom

Book

"Connecticut, 1666. An ancient spirit awakens in a dark wood. The wildfolk call him Father, slayer, protector. The colonists call him Slewfoot, demon, devil. To Abitha, a recently widowed outcast, alone and vulnerable in her pious village, he is the only...

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The twelve even stranger days of Christmas by Syd Moore

The twelve even stranger days of Christmas

Syd Moore

eBook

"From the twice CWA Dagger shortlisted author of The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas come thirteen twelve stories to transport you to the macabre world of inexplicable phenomena. As the dark winter nights get longer, prepare to lose yourself in the...

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Faithless  by Hunter Shea

Faithless

Hunter Shea

Book

"How do you survive hearing your family being brutally murdered over the phone? For Father Raul Figeuroa, all faith and hope are lost. Turning away from the priesthood behind, he retreats to his aunt's empty farmhouse in upstate New York, hoping to d...

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The restoration  by J.H Moncrieff

The restoration

J.H Moncrieff

Book

"It was the perfect opportunity... or so she thought. When Terri Foxworth is hired to spend a year restoring a crumbling manor house, she believes she's hit the jackpot. She moves in with her young daughter and high hopes for the project's success. As...

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This thing between us  by Gus Moreno

This thing between us

Gus Moreno

Book

"It was Vera's idea to buy the Itza. The 'world's most advanced smart speaker!' didn't interest Thiago, but Vera thought it would be a bit of fun for them amidst all the strange occurrences happening in the condo. It made things worse. The cold spots...

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The city of Dr Moreau  by Jonathan Barnes

The city of Dr Moreau

Jonathan Barnes

Book

"The City of Dr Moreau is a sprawling history of the islanders, and an alternative vision of our own times. Spanning more than a century, criss-crossing across numerous places and many lives, we witness the growth of Moreau's legacy, from gothic experiments...

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There is no death, there are no dead

There is no death, there are no dead

Book

"The spirits of the dead exist, and they want to communicate. First appearing in the late 1800s, spiritualism became a religious movement that swept the nation. Under the assumption that the dead live on in the afterlife, spiritualists believed that ...

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The tale of the tailor and the three dead kings  by Dan Jones

The tale of the tailor and the three dead kings

Dan Jones

Book

"One winter, in the dark days of King Richard II, a tailor was riding home on the road from Gilling to Ampleforth. It was dank, wet and gloomy; he couldn't wait to get home and sit in front of a blazing fire. Then, out of nowhere, the tailor is knocked...

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Vampire hunter D omnibus. Book one by Hideyuki Kikuchi

Vampire hunter D omnibus. Book one

Hideyuki Kikuchi

Graphic novel

"A new omnibus collecting the first three volumes of Vampire Hunter D! It is 12,090 A.D., thousands of years since the human race nearly destroyed itself in a nuclear war--a folly foreseen by those who waited to emerge out of the underground... not f...

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Wounds  by Nathan Ballingrud

Wounds

Nathan Ballingrud

Book

"Ballingrud offers a confounding, strange, and utterly entrancing collection of six stories, including one new novella. From the eerie dread descending upon a New Orleans dive bartender after a cell phone is left behind in a rollicking bar fight in '...

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Summer sons  by Lee Mandelo

Summer sons

Lee Mandelo

Book

"Lee Mandelo's debut Summer Sons is a sweltering, queer Southern Gothic that crosses Appalachian street racing with academic intrigue, all haunted by a hungry ghost. Andrew and Eddie did everything together, best friends bonded more deeply than brothers,...

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The whistling  by Rebecca (Novelist) Netley

The whistling

Rebecca (Novelist) Netley

Book

"On the remote Scottish island of Skelthsea, Elspeth Swansome takes on a position as a nanny. Her charge, Mary, hasn't uttered a word since the sudden death of her twin, William - just days after their former nanny disappeared. But no one will speak of...

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The between by Tananarive Due

The between

Tananarive Due

eBook

"An extraordinary work of humane imagination . . . call it magic realism with soul."--Locus"Finely honed . . . always engages and frequently surprises."--New York Times Book ReviewA man risks his soul and his sanity to save his family from malevolent...

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The restoration by J.H Moncrieff

The restoration

J.H Moncrieff

eBook

When Terri is hired to spend a year restoring a crumbling manor house, she believes she's hit the jackpot. She moves in with her young daughter and high hopes for the project's success. As the restoration begins to go terribly wrong, she realizes dark...

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Faithless by Hunter Shea

Faithless

Hunter Shea

eBook

How do you survive hearing your family being brutally murdered over the phone? For Father Raul Figeuroa, all faith and hope are lost. Turning away from the priesthood, he retreats to his aunt's empty farmhouse in upstate New York, hoping to drink himself...

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Nothing but backened teeth by Cassandra Khaw

Nothing but backened teeth

Cassandra Khaw

eBook

"A gorgeously creepy classic haunted house story based on Japanese folklore, combining The Haunting of Hill House with The Ring. A group of thrill-seeking friends in search of the perfect wedding venue plan to spend the night in a Heian-era mansion....

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August's eyes by Glenn Rolfe

August's eyes

Glenn Rolfe

eBook

When dreams start bleeding into reality, a social worker is forced to face the mistakes of his past. A serial killer has found a way to make his land of graveyards a sinister playground to be bent at his sadistic will. The secrets behind August's eyes...

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This thing between us by Gus Moreno

This thing between us

Gus Moreno

eBook

"As original as it is affecting . . . left me genuinely creeped out, unsettled, and shaken. An existentially frightening book."--Paul Tremblay, author of Survivor Song"Hold on, this isn't a ride, it's a slide, and it doesn't care whether you're ready...

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Pearl  by Josh Malerman

Pearl

Josh Malerman

Book

"There's something strange about Walter Kopple's farm. At first it seems to be his grandson, who cruelly murders one of Walter's pigs in an act of seemingly senseless violence. But then the rumors begin--people in town whisper that Walter's grandson heard...

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The haunting of Leigh Harker  by Darcy Coates

The haunting of Leigh Harker

Darcy Coates

Book

"Leigh Harker is certain her house is haunted. Curtains open by themselves. Radios turn off and on. And a dark figure looms outside her bedroom door at night, watching her... waiting for her to finally let down her guard and fall asleep. Despite appe...

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Red X  by David Demchuk

Red X

David Demchuk

Book

"Gay men disappear from Toronto, and amidst the AIDS crisis, police brutality, and other signs of homophobia over the years, no seems to care about it except the gay community, which begins to realize that what has been happening has been going on for...

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Mr. Cannyharme  by Michael Shea

Mr. Cannyharme

Michael Shea

Book

"Early in his career, Michael Shea wrote the Lovecraftian novel The Color out of Time (1984). He subsequently wrote some of the most scintillating and gripping tales of the Cthulhu Mythos in contemporary weird fiction, including Fat Face and Copping ...

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Karliquai  by Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Karliquai

Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Book

"It's been one year since sisters Kira and Romy escaped the twisted realm of Whiteland. Desperate and lonely, Kira has no one to talk to, or to convince her that she's not crazy, and that everything in Whiteland really did happen. Worse, Romy remembers...

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August's eyes  by Glenn Rolfe

August's eyes

Glenn Rolfe

Book

"When dreams start bleeding into reality, a social worker is forced to face the mistakes of his past. A serial killer has found a way to make his land of graveyards a sinister playground to be bent at his sadistic will. The secrets behind August's eyes...

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Summer sons by Lee Mandelo

Summer sons

Lee Mandelo

eBook

"Lee Mandelo's debut Summer Sons is a sweltering, queer Southern Gothic that crosses Appalachian street racing with academic intrigue, all haunted by a hungry ghost. Andrew and Eddie did everything together, best friends bonded more deeply than brothers,...

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Web of dreams by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Web of dreams

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

eBook

Corruption, greed, obsession, and a host of other human traits lead to the death of Heaven's young mother.

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The langoliers  by Stephen King

The langoliers

Stephen King

Book

"Past midnight, something happens to time, that fragile concept we use to order our sense of reality. It blends, stretches, turns back, or snaps, and sometimes reality snaps with it. And what happens to the wide-eyed observer when the window between ...

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My heart is a chainsaw  by Stephen Graham Jones

My heart is a chainsaw

Stephen Graham Jones

Book

"You won't find a more hardcore eighties slasher fan than high school senior Jade Daniels. And you won't find a place less supportive of girls who wear torn T-shirts and too much eyeliner than Proofrock, nestled eight thousand feet up the mountain in...

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The lighthouse witches by C. J. Cooke

The lighthouse witches

C. J. Cooke

eBook

High upon the cliffs of a remote Scottish island, there is a lighthouse that has weathered storms for centuries. Lòn Haven was meant to be safe. But for Liv Stay and her three daughters, strange things start to happen. The villagers say it's the work...

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1922  by Stephen King

1922

Stephen King

Book

"I believe there is a man inside every man, a stranger... So writes Wilfred James in his confession. It's 1922. Wilfred owns eighty acres of farmland in Nebraska that have been in the family for generations. His wife, Arlette, owns an adjoining one h...

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The body  by Stephen King

The body

Stephen King

Book

"In 1960s America, four young boys go on a journey to search for the body of a boy killed by a train. As they travel, they discover how cruel the world can be, but also how wondrous."--Publisher.

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The mist  by Stephen King

The mist

Stephen King

Book

"It's a hot, lazy day, perfect for a cookout, until you see those strange dark clouds. Suddenly a violent storm sweeps across the lake and ends as abruptly and unexpectedly as it had begun. Then comes the mist...creeping slowly, inexorably into town,...

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Apt pupil  by Stephen King

Apt pupil

Stephen King

Book

"Todd Bowden is an apt pupil. Good grades, good family, a paper route. But he is about to meet a different kind of teacher: Mr. Dussander. Todd knows all about Dussander's dark past. The torture. The death. The decades-old manhunt Dussander has escaped...

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Swan song by Robert R. McCammon

Swan song

Robert R. McCammon

eBook

In a nightmarish, post-holocaust world, an ancient evil roams a devastated America, gathering the forces of human greed and madness, searching for a child named Swan who possesses the gift of life.

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The taxidermist's lover  by Polly Hall

The taxidermist's lover

Polly Hall

Book

"Caught up in a passionate love affair, Scarlett unravels her obsession with her lover's taxidermy. The delicate balance of loneliness and jealousy, entrapment and freedom that they so intimately share tips when her twin brother shows up."--Publisher...

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Slewfoot by 1965- author. Brom

Slewfoot

1965- author. Brom

eBook

Set in Colonial New England, Slewfoot is a tale of magic and mystery, of triumph and terror as only dark fantasist Brom can tell it.Connecticut, 1666. An ancient spirit awakens in a dark wood. The wildfolk call him Father, slayer, protector. The colonists...

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Carrion by Betsy Reavley

Carrion

Betsy Reavley

eBook

"When you think you've lost everything, what else is there left to lose? After surviving a fatal accident Monica is left wondering what happened to her life. Why did the car crash and why is she being haunted by a crow? Unable to remember the events that...

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The ghost sequences  by A. C. Wise

The ghost sequences

A. C. Wise

Book

"A haunting is a moment of trauma, infinitely repeated. It extends forward and backward in time. It is the hole grief makes. It is a house built by memory in-between your skin and bones."--Provided by publisher.

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Weird women : Volume 2, 1840-1925

Weird women : Volume 2, 1840-1925

Book

"Following the success of Weird Women: Volume 1, acclaimed anthologists Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger return with another offering of overlooked masterworks from early female horror writers, including George Eliot, Zora Neale Hurston, Harriet Bee...

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Long shadows  by Jodi Taylor

Long shadows

Jodi Taylor

Book

"'I don't know who I am. I don't know what I am.' The identity of Elizabeth Cage has always been a mystery. Even she doesn't know who she is. But someone has suspicions. Someone has played the long game. Someone is about to find out. And it's not Eli...

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The book of accidents  by Chuck Wendig

The book of accidents

Chuck Wendig

Book

"Long ago, Nathan lived in a house in the country with his abusive father -- and has never told his family what happened there. Long ago, Maddie was a little girl making dolls in her bedroom when she saw something she shouldn't have -- and is trying ...

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Last days  by Adam L. G. Nevill

Last days

Adam L. G. Nevill

Book

"Indie filmmaker Kyle Freeman is a man at the end of his tether. He faces bankruptcy and obscurity, until he lands a commission to make an unusual documentary. The Temple of the Last Days was a notorious cult, which reached its bloody endgame in the ...

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Crawling horror

Crawling horror

Book

"The insect kingdom has finally come to seek retribution for humankind's negligence. Never has a creature been so topical - with headlines warning of the mosquito bearing viruses, fire ants destroying power sources, invasive yellow ladybirds or an ec...

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Walk among us by Inc OverDrive

Walk among us

Inc OverDrive

eBook

"One of the most popular role-playing properties in the world gets new life with this trio of horror novellas set in Vampire: The Masquerade's World of Darkness by three brilliant talents: Genevieve Gornichec, Cassandra Khaw, and Caitlin Starling. The...

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The airways by Jennifer Mills

The airways

Jennifer Mills

eBook

I had a body once before. I didn't always love it. I knew the skin as my limit, and there were times I longed to leave it. I knew better than to wish for this. This is the story of Yun. It's the story of Adam. Two young people. A familiar chase. But this...

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The infernal riddle of Thomas Peach  by Jas (Novelist) Treadwell

The infernal riddle of Thomas Peach

Jas (Novelist) Treadwell

Book

"It is the year 1785, and a gentleman of modest means has left London for the countryside, to look after his ailing wife. Among his new neighbours, tongues begin to wag. Why does he keep a locked chest under the stairs? Is it really full of forbidden...

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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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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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