Whenseventeen-year-old andrew taylor is transplanted from his American high schoolto a British boarding school—a high-profile academy for the sons of England’sfinest—his father hopes that the boy’s dark past will not follow him fromacross the Atlantic. Harrow itself contains Shirley Jackson levelsof gloomy passages and dark secrets.
The White Devil: A Novel - . Evans is so good at nail-biting narrative. WashingtonPost “Acrackling literary mystery.
The ParasiteEndeavour Venture - She soon discovers that her sinister feeling greenhouse, Hitler and the Nazis, and her quiet hometown all seem to have something in common. The assault seems to waken her dormant psychic powers, and Diana excitedly encourages Rose to pursue them, to learn how to master them. Rose quickly begins experiencing premonitions and discovers that her self can leave her body, later discovering all the intricacies of astral projection.
He’s lived there his whole life and over the years has built up a truly prolific portfolio of work that has deservedly cemented him as a leading figure within the genre. As her powers grow, her relationships with those around her grow increasingly turbulent. Rose tierney is no longer alone in her own body, and her newfound powers belong not to her, but to that Other.
The evil seed that was planted in Rose twenty years ago is about to flower. Praise for ramsey campbell“ramsey campbell has written a novel using the Lovecraftian themes of survival, the occult, and the things which may live at the rim of the universe or beyond it in a way that seems to ring true for our time.
The Parasite - Stephen kingramsey campbell was born in 1946 in Liverpool, Merseyside where his mother supported him in his writing and creative pursuits. Rose tierney and her husband Bill are successful writers, picking apart films and enlightening the masses. They are invited to new york to talk business and get invited to a party where one of the guests, a quiet Diana, is interested in the occult.
At first frightened by her newfound powers, she soon begins to explore, both her own abilities and the world that they belong to.
Deadfall HotelSolaris - Deadfall hotel is where Richard and Serena will rebuild the life that was taken from them. If it doesn’t kill them first. As the seasons pass, but it’s not safe, the supernatural and the sublime become a part of life, as routine as a morning cup of coffee, by any means. This is the hotel where our nightmares go.
. It’s where horrors come to be themselves, and the dead pause to rest between worlds. Jacob ascher, the caretaker, and to tell him the many rules and traditions, is there to show Richard the ropes, but from the beginning, their new world haunts and transforms them. It’s a terrible place. Recently widowed and unemployed, richard Carter finds a new job, and a new life for him and his daughter Serena, as manager of the mysterious Deadfall Hotel.
Dr. Potter's Medicine ShowAngry Robot - Under their mysterious and murderous leader they entertain the masses while hawking the Chock-a-saw Sagwa Tonic, a vital elixir touted to cure all ills both physical and spiritual. Dr alexander potter, disgraced civil war surgeon, now snake-oil salesman, fortune-tellers, travels the Pacific Northwest with a disheartened company of strongmen, and musical whores.
The year is 1878. For a few unfortunate customers, however, the Sagwa offers something much, much worse. For drunken dentist josiah mcdaniel, the sagwa has taken everything from him; in the hired company of two accidental outlaws, the bickering brothers Solomon Parker and Agamemnon Rideout, he looks to revenge himself on the Elixir’s creator: Dr.
Dr. Potter's Medicine Show - Morrison hedwith, body-thief, businessman, and secret alchemist, a man who is running out of time. File under: fantasy the secret tradition | Chemical Imbalance | Hustlers Hustled | The Carnival is Over.
House of Echoes: A NovelBallantine Books - And that the village’s haunting saga is far from over. If you live for heart-racing chills, this thriller—about a young family that packs up their life in Manhattan for a spot in upstate New York that turns out to be haunted, of course—is already calling out your name. Refinery29 “already drawing comparisons to Stephen King’s The Shining, Brendan Duffy’s debut novel offers chills without sacrificing character development.
But as ben uncovers swannhaven’s chilling secrets and Charlie ventures deeper into the surrounding forest, strange things begin to happen. House of echoes is a novel that shows how sometimes the ties that bind us are the only things that can keep us whole. Praise for house of echoes“Warning: Brendan Duffy’s debut novel is not for scaredy-cats.
House of Echoes: A Novel - . This is a book that deserves to be savored. The star-ledger “duffy’s debut is a riveting blend of horror and family drama. It’s complex, deft and, once you dive in, you want to stay in this often-scary world. Ben has hit a dead end with his new novel, Caroline has lost her banking job, and eight-year-old Charlie is being bullied at his Manhattan school.
Crawlspace: Dark Gory Horror- Or is it a copycat?the attic above Jerry and Kelli's bed will not stay quiet. Soon jerry discovers a hidden entrance into the attic, a crawlspace through which he can secretly enter his neighbor's apartment. But he isn't the only person aware of the secret entrance. Strange noises in the dead of night. And now his friend has gone missing.
Down the road, a farmer is found murdered. Is someone hiding in the crawlspace?Heart-pounding horror that terrifies and keeps you awake at night. They were wrong. Jerry moves into kelli's decrepit apartment complex, where a series of bloody murders occurred years ago. Crawlspace reminds me of the small motels I pass on the way to the shore.
Crawlspace: Dark Gory Horror - . Christian a"great writing, very creepy story, strong characters. Billy halpin"Dan Padavona is a rare find. Padavona cements his own as a powerful voice in modern horror. Michael w"i have no clue how I will ever sleep soundly again because of this book. Adonya"Terrifying from start-to-finish. An instant -- and important -- classic.
Anatomy of EvilCrossroad Press - Kiritimati is an island with a deadly secret. United, they will launch the ultimate showdown between good and evil. They unleashed hell on earth. What began as a dream vacation to a tropical island paradise turned into a nightmare journey through the darkest corners of the human soul. Individually, they have become disciples of Satan.
. Creating a path of destruction, cruelty, they act on their deepest impulses of violence, lust and greed. After a group of friends encounter a fiery red storm at sea, they return home held captive by their most sinful desires.
The Folcroft GhostsBlack Owl Books - Figures watch them through the fog. Objects move on their own. Tara begins to believe the unbelievable. Tara and her brother Kyle are sent to stay with their estranged grandparents. Tara and kyle try to keep up the pretext of a happy family, but a forgotten journal and a locked room provide clues to the desperate lies and secrets entwined with the Folcrofts' legacy.
Something is horribly wrong with this family. May and peter folcroft seem warm and loving at first, hidden in the base of the mountains, and the house, is idyllic. But strange things keep happening. That the house could be haunted. When a storm cuts the phone line, May shifts from doting to obsessive.
And the Trees Crept InLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers - A stunning, by the dead house author dawn kurtagich when silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, terrifying novel about a house the color of blood and the two sisters who are trapped there, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, and with achingly beautiful, but no one else? and why does it seem that, ever since they arrived, chilling language that delivers haunting scenes, the trees have been creeping closer? Filled with just as many twists and turns as The Dead House, but there are secrets too--the questions that Silla can't ignore: Who is the beautiful boy that's appeared from the woods? Who is the man that her little sister sees, AND THE TREES CREPT IN is the perfect follow-up novel for master horror writer Dawn Kurtagich.
Haven, KansasAK - M. Suddenly, crows fill the skies, a female scarecrow plagues the town, and teenagers are dying left and right. Lora townsend discovers a secret room behind the wall of her bedroom, in which a dark and foul Book of Shadows has been hiding for over a century. Princess alethea lives on the Space Coast of Florida with her teddy bear, Charlie.
Will they be able to take the town back from the witch, and grab-you-by-the-throat horror, and can they manage it without losing their lives in the process?Lois Duncan meets Joss Whedon in this literary slasher for the twenty-first century!***********************“Filled with a generous mix of fantasy, intrigue, Alethea Kontis’s HAVEN is a powerhouse novel every fan of fine YA literature should have on the shelf.
Haven, Kansas - Bram stoker award winner tom Piccirilli “Kontis writes with poise and passion, delivering chills and thrills with every page. The book belonged to an ancestor who documented the spells and stories of the strange woman he loved. A woman the town later killed for practicing witchcraft. She has dabbled in picture books, essays, online video rants, poetry, and making horror movies.
And lora and her family seem to be the center of it all. There are whispers on the wind.
Hologram: A HauntingHussar Quill Press - So begins a journey that will take them down a circuitous path fraught with the unknown—and danger. Why do the rockwells, expecting their first child, the house comes alive with its own sounds, sights, thoughts, seem at once welcomed and repelled? What does it mean when Margaret starts to dream of the family that built the house in 1910? For her, and intentions.
I saw the terminal fillip coming, and it gratified me. The haunted reading room reviews: “what i didn't expect was that this haunting story would continue to linger, playing on the empathy I had developed for the characters, and the unexpected identity of the hauntings. There are nice bits of original thinking along the way, especially in the relevance of the title, and the denouement left me with mixed feelings, identifying as much with the haunts as with the protagonist.
Hologram: A Haunting - How could the death of a child ninety years before impact their lives? And why?Hologram opens when Chicagoan Margaret Rockwell falls in love with a wonderful old Greek Revival home in Hammond, Indiana, and convinces hesitant husband Kurt that fate meant it for them. How could the death of a child ninety years before impact their lives? And why?
Hawschicagoan margaret rockwell falls in love with a wonderful old Greek revival home in Hammond, Indiana, and convinces hesitant husband Kurt that fate meant it for them. This one is definitely 12-star. Mallory A. Best-selling fantasy and science fiction writer PIERS ANTHONY: "This is not an ordinary haunt story.