Horror

The Haunted Hotel & Other Stories
This is a unique collection of strange stories from the cunning pen of Wilkie Collins, author of The Woman in White and The Moonstone. The star attraction is the novella The Haunted Hotel, a clever combination of detective...

22.05.2015

The Monster Hunter's Handbook
A fascinating, eye-popping, and one-of-a-kind handbook of the monsters that have beset mankind for millennia, and the fabulous weapons with which to battle them.In this incomparable and fully illustrated compendium,...

26.09.2013

Chac Mool
It made me recall of Poe and Meyrink's The Golem;enough magic in it...

16.11.2012

Resurrectionists
Young Australian cellist Maisie Fielding is bored with her career and her overpowering, manipulative musical family. Faking a wrist injury, she takes time off to return to England, her mother's home country, to search for her own roots and to find...

26.10.2016

The Mountain King
In the halls... of the Mountain King...There are many legends and ancient tales concerning Mount Agiochook, the second tallest mountain in Maine. Some of these tales speak of a demon that resides on the rocky slopes near the mountain's...

10.03.2016

The Spear
I must admit that I've only got into Herbert since he very sadly passed on earlier this year, I started by reading The Rats and enjoyed his style. I think in a way I prefer him to King as he isn't quite so anecdotal and rambling (although I am still...

26.05.2018

The Colour Out of Space
Seven horror stories led by: The Colour Out of Space is a 1st-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed Boston surveyor. To prepare for the construction of a new Massachusetts reservoir, he surveys a rural area that's to be...

26.03.2013

Horror Cinema
Horror is both the most perennially popular and geographically diverse of all film genres; arguably, every country that makes movies makes horror movies of one kind or another. Depicting deep-rooted, even archetypal fears, while at the same time...

21.09.2014

Koko
KOKO. Only four men knew what it meant. Now they must stop it. They are Vietnam vets a doctor, a lawyer, a working stiff, and a writer. Very different from each other, they are nonetheless linked by a shared history and a single shattering secret....

24.09.2013

Never Fear
Tales of Horror by Masters of Suspense: The Barrens by F. Paul Wilson. New York Times Bestselling Author, Control+Alt+Delete by Rachel Aukes. Amazon Bestselling Author, The Agent by Michael Koogler. Up-and-Coming Author, The Girl Next Door by E....

24.07.2013

Dark Fusions
Welcome to Dark Fusions: Where Monsters Lurk!, a smorgasbord of stories by, among others, finalists and winners of the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award,...

15.01.2014

Harbingers (Repairman Jack, #10)
It starts off so simply: Jack, still feeling down after the tragic events of Infernal, is hanging in Julio's when a regular named Timmy asks him for help. His teenage niece has been missing since this morning; the police say it's too early...

20.12.2013

Figures in Rain
CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction by Joe R. Lansdale; Offices; A Lover's Alibi; Lares & Penates; I'll Drown My Book; Prometheus's Ghost; Miss Tuck and the Gingerbread Boy; The Music of the Dark Time; Return of the Neon Fireball; The House of Fear;...

27.10.2015

Throat Sprockets
There are two books by author/poet/film critic Tim Lucas that I have long wanted to read. The first is his monumentally in-depth study of Italian horror director Mario Bava, entitled "Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark," which was released in...

01.04.2018

The Gospel of Z
The only thing more dangerous than zombies is the truth.In the ten years since zombies killed the world, Jory Gray has found exactly one person who matters. Her name is Linse. But when he wakes to find her gone, to join the church,...

10.08.2014

Seeing Red
I was finally able to finish this after starting it last year and then leaving it on the opposite coast of the USA for 9 months. I bought this off the racks (remember when there were racks?) at the time it came out, read it once and put it aside. ...

13.07.2018

Frankenturkey (Bone Chillers, #4)
ABOUT MEMaybe it's because my feisty grandma chased tarantulas around with a broom when we lived on an oil lease property when I was a baby that made me love danger and adventure. And maybe it was my father's spending nights as a trombonist...

16.02.2015

This is My Blood
This is My Blood is David Niall Wilson’s first and most important novel. It is a retelling of the gospel from a very different perspective. When Jesus goes into the desert and is tempted by the devil, there is one temptation added. One of the fallen...

14.05.2014

The Undead That Saved Christmas
The Undead That Saved Christmas is the heart-chilling anthology with stories across the spectrum of holiday mythology. The perfect stocking stuffer that doesn't include a box of shotgun shells or a machete, The Undead That Saved Christmas brings...

05.08.2015

The Year's Best Horror Stories
Contents:Double Whammy by Robert BlochThe Sister City by Brian LumleyWhen Morning Comes by Elizabeth FancettPrey by Richard MathesonWinter by Kit ReedLucifer by E.C. TubbI Wonder What He Wanted by Eddy C....

20.09.2016

Evil Lurking Within
The plan was simple; snatch the child and get the ransom money. They had found their victim; a young boy from a posh school. They had done their homework; he came from a wealthy family who'd surely pay the earth to get him...

23.06.2013

The Last Church
With the end of Christianity at hand one church stands defiant.The German/Arabian army is about to wage WW4 and all hell is about to break out, with Satan standing tall and proud in the church of God.Only an exchange student has the...

01.12.2012

The Beast of Baskerville (Deadtime Stories, #13)
The Deadtime Stories by "Twisted Sisters" Annette and Gina Cascone--they'll scare you silly.Everyone in Baskerville knows about Jimmy Leeds. In fact, Adam Riley and his friends have been telling scary stories about Jimmy for years--stories...

14.09.2016

Doom City
• 1 • Introduction (Doom City) • (1987) • essay by Charles L. Grant • 7 • Shift • (1987) • novelette by Nancy Holder • 29 • Waiting for the Hunger • shortstory by Nina Kiriki Hoffman • 39 • Doc Johnson • (1987) • novelette by F. Paul...

10.07.2015

Out of Time
Joe Dawson is a struggling 41-year old writer battling a serious case of writer's block. When he travels to Wales in a last-ditch attempt to reignite his career, he finds himself staying at a mysterious seaside hotel, where nothing is quite what it...

21.01.2017

Hoo-Doo County Horrors
I made this place and filled it with all these monsters...Hoo-Doo County is a fictional high mountain county horror author Jonathan Moon uses often as a setting for his dark and beautiful stories. Containing both new stories and rewritten...

20.03.2013

The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men
This was a fun anthology of stories about werewolves. There were several stand outs in this and a couple of stories I did not like. The ones I did not like were just not my type of story, they were written well. The stand outs for me were:...

30.11.2016

The Mammoth Book of Body Horror
I had high hopes for this book, but there were a number of serious things wrong with it. The first 163 pages are encumbered by so-called "classic" body horror. Everyone who buys and reads this book has already read "The Fly," "Who Goes There?",...

13.12.2013

Something To Fight For (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, #5)
With 600 five star reviews and over 70,000 sold.  Whiskey Tango Foxtrot continues the fight!Home was supposed to be the endgame, but the Nation they came home to, is not the way they left it. Brad and the team find...

07.07.2018

What Zombies Fear
When Victor Tookes went to work that beautiful spring day he never expected to see a man eaten in the street in front of his office. After convincing himself that they really were zombies, he makes a trip from his house in Pennsylvania to his family...

09.03.2017

50 Shades of Gray Matter
This is Book 4. On Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009...50 SHADES OF GRAY MATTER A humor/science fiction/zombie...

21.01.2015

Wake
An invisible monster is what you can't see coming. With an invisible monster you never know when you're in danger and when you're safe—if you retreat to your fortress you can't be sure you haven't locked it in with you. The invisible monster is...

24.10.2012

The Lee Avenue Haunting
This book takes you to Yonkers , New York .This is based on a true story of a real life haunting. Donna and her family endured several years of horrifying incidents that scarred them for life. No matter how many years have passed that house still...

11.04.2016

Sleep Stalkers
A new plague is ravaging the country, but the infected are not so much sick as they are homicidal. Demons have begun escaping their prison and found a way into our world through the slumbering minds of humans. Dee works alone and has ever...

03.10.2016

The Lurking Fear and Other Stories
Twelve soul-chilling stories by the master of horror will leave you shivering in your boots and afraid to go out in the night. Only H.P. Lovecraft can send your heart racing faster than it's ever gone before. And here are the stories to prove it....

13.07.2013

Solstice (Solstice Chronicles #1)
In Gavin Moxley's world, there is no thin line between right and wrong. In a personal crusade to help sever a line of disease carried by a clan of vampires; Gavin has no choice to be ruthless. The Vampires are purposely infecting the human...

04.11.2012

Self Made Man
First published back in 1998, Poppy's selection of short stories was created to welcome the whole Y2K phenomena. The shorts compliment her past work as she attacks them from a great volume of angles that reflect a morbid spectrum of literary tastes....

20.04.2016

Talulla Rising (The Last Werewolf, #2)
When I change I change fast. The moon drags the whatever-it-is up from the earth and it goes through me with crazy wriggling impatience . . . I’m twisted, torn, churned, throttled—then rushed through a blind chicane into ludicrous power . . . A...

18.05.2014

Daylight Dims
Daylight Dims is a collection of horror short stories. From the common, comfortable troupes, to the more taboo, these thirteen handpicked tales have a literary aspect designed to expand your perception of what horror can be.Thirteen...

08.10.2012

Final Destination #1
NATASHA RHODES is the British-born author of a worrying number of popular novels about vampires and werewolves, including the smash-hit movie blockbusters 'Blade: Trinity,' 'Final Destination: The Movie 1 and 2,' and 'A Nightmare on Elm Street:...

21.01.2018

Sins of a Priest
He dropped the camera and stared at its monitor. The video paused. His face, in lustful pleasure, was frozen on the screen.Marcus grew up a gangster kid, but now he's a Priest. He's come back home to re-start a 19th century Catholic church...

23.02.2014

Bust Down the Door and Eat All the Chickens
My twilight wanderings had led me far. In the plains of Jum I saw pigs that walked as men and muttered wicked chants to an ancient wrathful god, in the city of Ka'esran, I beheld a chorus of wicked children piercing hearts with eldritch secrets...

15.02.2013

In the Tomb of the Bishop
Harold Warner Munn was an American writer of fantasy, horror and poetry. He was an early friend and associate of authors H. P. Lovecraft and Seabury Quinn. He has been described by fellow author and Seattle resident Jessica Amanda Salmonson, who...

11.11.2013

Headhunter
Vietnam 1970. A green hell where death waits behind every tree, in every pooling shadow, and in every mist-haunted hollow. Boobytraps and bullets, landmines and rockets. Mike McKinney went to write about the war, about the terror and...

22.08.2017

What Fears Become
From classic horror and pure suspense to Twilight-Zone-style dark fantasy, WHAT FEARS BECOME relentlessly explores our basic fears and leaves you with twisted endings that will make your skin crawl... This spine-tingling, international...

25.06.2016

Sixteen Tons - A Bubba the Monster Hunter Short Story
I have held off giving any of the shorts in this series five stars before because they have been too short. However, THIS one deserves each of those five stars as it has a fuller feel to it.I enjoyed everything about this episode; the combat...

09.11.2017

House of Dark Shadows
I started watching Dark Shadows in the late 1960s, when I was in second or third grade. Mom had been watching it, and I hold her responsible. When a movie of it was made, I was forbidden to see it at the theater, but Mom bought me the novelette....

20.06.2014

Dead Sea Games
Living in the ruins of Lower Manhattan is a tough life. After the Emergency, the Colony provides what’s left of fifteen-year-old Jeremy Walter’s family with the barest essentials, but they don’t provide hope or a future. Jeremy wakes up every day...

17.03.2018

Zombie City
What would you do if all the hipsters turned into zombies? Shane moved to San Francisco to write, following in the steps of his Beat Generation heroes. Twelve years later he's pushing thirty, flirting with alcoholism, and not writing at all....

08.02.2015

When Darkness Falls
A desire to be reunited with her dead twin is about to become very real…. Gwen's had a tough year. With the anniversary of her sister's murder approaching, she finds she isn't ready for the real world. Her friends have another plan in mind....

27.06.2016

Tiger Moth
Tiger Moth, Insect Ninja, is suddenly at the mercy of another student . . . . Beatrice, the Queen Bee of Antennae Elementary School. Tiger thinks she's the bee's knees and obeys her every command (no matter how wicked). In fact, this killer bee has...

15.12.2012

Alfred Hitchcock Berättar Skräckrysare Om Brott
Oh My God. Look at what's in here."The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell"The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier"Man From The South" by Roald Dahl"Yours Truly, Jack The Ripper" by Robert BlochHoly sh*t, has anyone ever put...

29.11.2014

Brimstone
Wuhu! I am the first to review this. Ok, lets get to it. This is a horror comics book. Firstly to answer your most obvious question, yes, its a good one. I would recommend it if you like your comics gory and bloody. So obviously, don't let...

20.07.2017

Slice
A great psychological thriller from C.D. Bennett. You won't find any fluff in his writing, this is straight forward engagement. While it doesn't lack for descriptive prose, putting the reader right in the moment, it drives like a sweaty mule skinner...

08.12.2016

Night of Demons
Centuries ago, the Salem witches founded the village of Raine's Landing, then cloaked it in magic to hide it from sight. Many of their descendants still practice the supernatural arts—and no one who lives here can ever leave.Now...

28.10.2012

Rawhead Rex
"Fear was for those who still had a chance of life:...he had none."(Clive Barker, Books of Blood: Rawhead Rex. 1998)I have a bias toward Clive Barker. He's a mastermind writer that can do no wrong in my warped opinion (Let us not...

11.12.2017

Soft And Others
On the whole, this was a pleasant bag of literary trail mix with enough tasty morsels to make the overall experience a satisfying one. Being a real fan of a number of F. Paul Wilson's novels, especially the LaNague ...

09.06.2016

The Nightmare Within
Maury has the supernatural ability to pull dreams into the waking world, giving the dreams physical form. Once exposed to the real world, the dreams evolve, adapting to their surroundings.From a boy named Kevin, he removes Mr. Freakshow, a...

25.01.2014

Great Tales of Horror
H.P. Lovecraft wrote horror stories like no other author before of after him. In the pages of Weird Tales and other pulp-fiction magazines of the 1920s and '30s, Lovecraft pioneered a new type of story that fused the thrills of...

09.03.2014

Cursed
Your life is no longer recognizable, every detail corrupted by unknown forces. The harder you struggle, the more you suffer. Your words mean nothing, your actions backfire, and one by one everybody you know is sucked down with you. You are: 1) Nick...

12.01.2014

The Stone Child
What if the monsters from your favorite horror books were real?Eddie Fennicks has always been a loner, content to lose himself in a mystery novel by his favorite author, Nathaniel Olmstead. That’s why moving to the small town of...

12.11.2015

Mountain Dead
Mountain Dead takes a look at the dark side of Appalachia, where the Undead walk, driven by old magic and worse, their hunger for us.Almost Heaven…or is it?The mountain's enduring beauty holds something dark. Something...

20.09.2014

Sea Sick
IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE RELAXING…Police Officer Jack Wardsley’s life ended the moment his partner died, stabbed to death by a deranged druggie. Now, years later, Jack is a changed man, with a head full of secrets driving him insane. His recent...

06.04.2014

Daughters unto Devils
When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of the past winter; of her sickly Ma giving birth to a...

13.11.2017

The Demon Signet
AN ANCIENT RELIC...A SECRET BROTHERHOOD...AN INFERNAL HUNTER...AND FOUR FRIENDS ON THE BACK ROADS OF HELL.When a flight from Canada has to make an emergency stop at a small, remote airport in the middle of the mountains, Heather, Ashley,...

22.10.2015

The Clinic
They didn't have much to live for. Malcolm, Darren and Eddie, all had their own tragedies, their own demons to face. Malcolm was alone in the world, Darren might as well have been and Eddie, well, Eddie wished he was. The isolated rehab...

24.08.2013

Forsaken (Shadow Cove Saga, #1)
New from Master of Suspense, J.D. BARKER"J.D. Barker's Forsaken is a remarkable debut, a gripping tale of suspense in the tradition of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and John Saul. Truly the birth of a new master in the genre."...

02.09.2013

Boneland
In 1893, the Guests attempt their first contact with the human race. Families go mad. Parents commit suicide. A president is assassinated.By 1918, in the bleak boneland of the 20th Century, human assassins commit atrocities and global wars...

28.01.2017

The Evolution of the Weird Tale
Despite the fairly terrifying exterior, Joshi's The Evolution of the Weird Tale is an exceedingly approachable, enjoyable book. It collects a dozen essays that he's written on various "weird tale" authors - from big names like Lovecraft, Kipling and...

05.03.2013

Evilution
Humankind is about to change. Shrouded by fog fornearly two years, the picturesque village of Paradiseharbours more than its share of secrets. Having won acottage in a competition she can’t remember entering,Chase Black moves to...

26.01.2013

Frayed
“Are you the one who helped him kill the angel?”Twenty years of repressed anger and memories. A bitter knot of hatred that binds and divides two friends. The dark secret that fuels and devastates them both.“He killed it. I only...

24.03.2016

Schrecklich Schaurig! Gruselgeschichten
I grabbed this book from an endcap at the library because the cover freaked me out so much. Mirrors and hands and hands that aren't reflected in mirrors are so scary!!! I even had to keep it turned over so I couldn't see the cover after I read a...

29.12.2017

Tales by Moonlight II
This anthology contains: What Used to be Audrey by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; Proem: The Haunted Street by Marion Zimmer Bradley; Dream of a Mannikin or The Third Person by Thomas Ligotti; Autumn Vignettes by Wendy Wees; Good Thoughts by W. Paul Ganley;...

23.10.2013

Death-Doctor
Gerald Neal Williamson (April 17, 1932 - December 8, 2005) wrote and edited horror stories under the name J. N. Williamson. He also write under the name Julian Shock.Born in Indianapolis, IN he graduated from Shortridge High School. He...

07.09.2013

Ouroboros
The Great Wyrm Ouroboros – the ceaseless cycle of destruction and renewal. In a small coastal town, an ancient force stirs, drawn by the cumulative power of life and death, grief and sorrow, and, ultimately, endless love. ...

29.11.2017

The Lonely Walk
He and his family are sequestered in their home by curfew law, but the newborn baby needs milk. Milk, like many other supplies, is delivered by the military, but the deliveries are undependable.He has to get out of the house, though it means...

04.10.2017

The Reckoning
There is something immoral in Carper Falls, Maryland. Something beckoning the return of fire in the cold, and teeth to be seen even in the dark.Brenda Dajore. A young college woman is becoming obsessed with the occult. particulary vampires. Her...

04.05.2013

Nameless Places
Continuing the Arkham House tradition, this anthology offers the discerning reader of the macabre no less than twenty-seven newly published stories by twenty-three authors, both established and new, exploring a wide and wondrous range of modern...

15.08.2017

Un volto tra la folla
Dopo la morte della moglie Ellie, Dan Evers ha deciso di trascorrere gli anni della pensione in Florida, dove passa le sue giornate tra tv e cibi riscaldati. Una sera, mentre sta guardando, come sempre, la partita di baseball, gli sembra di scorgere...

27.10.2015

The Dreaming Field
The problem is…the abyss…Simon and Jonathan first meet in their childhood nightmares, then later in their waking lives. Haunted by mysterious dream entities known as Messengers, the boys grow to adulthood, one an artist, the other a...

30.11.2016

The Gospel of Bucky Dennis
During the 1980s, the stink of evil permeates like bad cologne throughout Verney County, Mississippi. Hellhounds and demoniacs had taken up residence, hurtin’ on folks and gettin’ mean. But there’s one feller they didn’t count on. Bucky Dennis—high...

03.10.2016

L'ora del lupo. Gli artigli della notte
Il suo nome è Michael Gallatin. È una spia abilissima, un amante appassionato e... un lupo mannaro. Capace di mutare improvvisamente forma, di uccidere silenziosamente o con furia selvaggia, ha già dato prova delle sue abilità...

22.11.2015

The Crow
Having first encountered James O'Barr's ideas for the Crow through the 1990s film, it left a seedling that desired more stories in the same tragic vein. This is the first prose work (outside of the comic book media) that seeks to have O'Barr and...

18.03.2018

Bram Stoker's Dracula
I re-watched the movie recently and then re-read the book for the first time in years. Compared to the movie the book is actually quite good, but I still disagree with Coppola's words that this would be the most true version of Bram Stoker's novel....

21.02.2016

Best New Horror 14 (The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, #14)
The fourteenth volume in this series is going strong, and with another generous sampling of the past year's best horror fiction, it again earns "merits" from Publishers Weekly. With contributions from such favorites as Ramsey Campbell and Kim...

08.05.2013

The Book of All Flesh
The dead have risen. God help the living.It's too late to run. The zombies are everywhere. They stalk through urban jungles and across the carefully manicured lawns of suburbia. They shudder to unlife on the bloodiest battlefields of the...

27.10.2015

Ghost House
NOT EVEN AMITYVILLE HORROR PREPARES YOU FOR ...GHOST HOUSE.A dream house that traps a family in horror.The beautiful old mansion on Long Island's South Shore seemed the perfect home for the Van Burens and their three...

02.04.2015

Dreams of the Dead (The Waking, #1)
Kara’s afraid to go to sleep—until the nightmares come when she’s awake . . . .Sixteen-year-old Kara Foster is an outsider in Japan, but is doing her best to fit at the private school where her father is...

06.02.2014

Fear of Gravity
Brian Keene, best-selling author of THE RISING, CITY OF THE DEAD, and TERMINAL, unleashes his most powerful short story collection yet. Something bad is about to happen... An ancient evil awakes in the bloody sands of Iraq. A young woman struggles...

17.01.2014

Blood, Smoke and Ashes
In the Fall of 1955, the state of Nevada used the electric chair to execute a prisoner for the first time. It was also the last time. Molly Blackburn, nicknamed Jane the Ripper by the Las Vegas press after killing eleven men while...

13.02.2017

Hunter of the Dead
Eighteen-year-old Eden Rosenberg knows how to kill and she's damn good at it. Until recently, her life was pretty easy--get a call from her team's mysterious employer, jet off to a new location, kill some zombies. But the most recent call is...

21.11.2013

Goon
Six-foot-nine and four hundred pounds, GOON is a one-man gore-machine of the Wrestling Conference. Police captain Philip Straker isn't a wrestling fan. The bodies pile up like dirty laundry: sex-obsessed tramps used as playthings by some unspeakable...

10.02.2017

LT's Theory of Pets
A Rare Live Stephen King Recording! Stephen King delivers a haunting, heartfelt performance as he shares a story about the bonds between husbands, wives and pets. LT has a theory about pets, particularly his Siamese cat....

31.01.2016

The Shadow Over Innsmouth And Other Stories Of Horror
This collection has three particularly fine H. P. Lovecraft tales - The Colour Out of Space, The Festival, and The Shadow over Innsmouth. These three stories alone are worth the price of admission, and I believe showcase Lovecraft at his finest, and...

08.12.2015

Different Skins
Different Skins collects two novellas, "Even the Dead Die" and the shorter "In the Skin", both by Gary McMahon. They share certain themes - death, identity, skin, gender relations - but are otherwise separate. The marvellous cover is by Vincent...

15.08.2013

Dead Men (and Women) Walking
There is a story behind the formulation of this anthology. Right after completing Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, I was visiting my family and discussing that I needed to come up with a new project for Bards and Sages. My little...

11.04.2013

The Abominations Of Yondo
Cosmic Horror...Daemonic Strangeness...Weird-Heroic Fantasy...The Macabre And Terrible Visions of Clark Ashton Smith...Here are 17 bizarre stories by master fantasist Clark Ashton Smith, who was described by H.P. Lovecraft as 'unexcelled by...

17.08.2015

Famous Monsters
Newman proves himself a master of short fiction with these fifteen tales of horror and suspense centred on a pulp-horror theme. They're all great but my three favourites were: The titular story, 'Famous Monsters'; an interview with a martian...

29.09.2013

Making Humans
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her...

23.01.2017