Category Archives: Horror

Pop Art by Joe Hill

By Joe Hill

Imogene is younger and lovely. She kisses like a film superstar and is familiar with every little thing approximately each movie ever made. She's additionally lifeless and ready within the Rosebud Theater for Alec Sheldon one afternoon in 1945. . . .

Arthur Roth is a lonely child with substantial principles and a present for attracting abuse. It isn't effortless to make buddies whilst you're the single inflatable boy on the town. . . .

Francis is gloomy. Francis used to be human as soon as, yet that used to be then. Now he's an eight-foot-tall locust and everybody in Calliphora will tremble after they pay attention him sing. . . .

John Finney is locked in a basement that's stained with the blood of part a dozen different murdered little ones. within the cellar with him is an vintage cellphone, lengthy considering the fact that disconnected, yet which earrings at evening with calls from the lifeless. . . .

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Sight Unseen by Georgina Kleege

By Georgina Kleege

Kleege describes the unfavourable social prestige of the blind, analyzes stereotypes of the blind which have been perpetuated through videos, and discusses how blindness has been portrayed in literature. She vividly conveys the visible adventure of somebody with seriously impaired sight and explains what she will see and what she can't (and how her lack of ability to accomplish eye touch - in a society that prizes that kind of connection - has affected her). eventually she tells of a few of the methods she reads, and the liberty she felt whilst she stopped concealing her blindness and bought talents, reminiscent of examining braille, as a part of a brand new, blind identification. with no sentimentality or cliches, Kleege deals us the chance to visualize lifestyles with no sight.

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The Sand Men by Christopher Fowler

By Christopher Fowler

A fresh modern mystery from bestselling crime and horror writer Chris Fowler.

In Dubai there’s a brand new international of high-luxury lodges rising for the super-rich – yet at what cost to each person else?

Lea, Roy and their 15 year-old daughter Cara stay in a gated group reserved for overseas employees. Roy has been employed to house teething difficulties at Dream international, a futuristic seashore complicated. within the oppressive warmth, the other halves seem chuffed to stick with in the back of their husbands, cooking and arranging tea events, yet Lea unearths herself a digital prisoner in a land the place Western ladies are appeared with indifference and suspicion.

At least there are a couple of pleasant outsiders who don’t benefit from the conformity of the ex-pat neighborhood - until eventually one evening, whilst the main outspoken one dies in a suspicious coincidence. It’s the 1st in a string of bad occurrences that divide the overseas staff. Lea’s neighbours begin to blame migrants, locals or even every one other.

Lea is confident that planned acts of cruelty are being devoted – yet is there a true danger to her existence, or is she changing into paranoid? And what if the object she fears so much is basically occurring? What occurs in an international the place merely the wealthy are very important? Welcome to a destiny that’s 5 mins away, the place uprising opposed to conformity may end up in the unthinkable …

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Apocalypse of the Dead (Dead World, Book 2) by Joe McKinney

By Joe McKinney

Hellish years. That's how lengthy it's been because the hurricanes flooded the Gulf Coast, and the lifeless rose up from the ruins. The towns have been quarantined; the contaminated, contained. Any unfortunate survivors have been left to fend for themselves. One boatload of refugees manages to make it out alive - yet one passenger consists of the virus. inside of weeks, the zombie epidemic spreads around the globe. Now, retired U.S. Marshal Ed Moore needs to lead a bunch of strangers to defense, trying to find sanctuary from the useless. within the North Dakota Grasslands, bands of survivors converge upon a unmarried outpost. Run by way of a self-appointed preacher of fierce conviction - and scary ideals - it can be humanity's basically wish. yet Ed Moore and the others refuse to go into a suicide pact. They'd particularly stand and struggle within the ultimate conflict opposed to the zombies.

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20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill

By Joe Hill

Imogene is younger, attractive . . . and useless, ready within the Rosebud Theater one afternoon in 1945. . . .

Francis used to be human as soon as, yet now he's an eight-foot-tall locust, and everybody in Calliphora will tremble once they listen him sing. . . .

John is locked in a basement stained with the blood of part a dozen murdered childrens, and an old mobilephone, lengthy because disconnected, jewelry at evening with calls from the lifeless. . . .

Nolan is familiar with yet can by no means inform what really occurred in the summertime of '77, while his fool savant more youthful brother equipped an unlimited cardboard citadel with mystery doorways prime into different worlds. . . .

The earlier isn't lifeless. It isn't even previous. . . .

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Breeder by Douglas Clegg

By Douglas Clegg

From Douglas Clegg, award-winning writer of The Priest of Blood and Afterlife, comes a nightmarish imaginative and prescient of Washington, D.C.-where shadows and secret linger within the alleys, and the place the haunts of the previous come to lifestyles. This apartment has a reputation . . . Rachel Adair concept Draper residence in Washington, D.C, could be the excellent position for her and her husband, Hugh, to attempt and begin a kinfolk. yet as quickly they moved into the century-old townhouse, the nightmares started: bad photos of the kid Rachel misplaced; the unforgivable sins of Hugh's father; scenes of blood-curdling rituals . . . and the scraping sounds of a fair larger terror that lives in the partitions . . .

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Bats Out of Hell by Guy N. Smith

By Guy N. Smith

Professor Brian Newman is discovering right into a medication for meningitis. regrettably, as a spinoff, he unintentionally creates a deadly mutated model of the affliction that is quickly killing the entire bats in his glass attempt cage. He is aware that his experiments have failed and plans to get rid of the bats once them all have eventually succumbed. yet, fatally infected bats break out to unfold their ailment round the nation. the single real way to avoid an endemic is to find and spoil each bat; yet bats are small, they don't pop out through the day or even a rustic as really small as united kingdom has good enough zone to conceal them.

PLEASE observe: this isn't a retail caliber EPUB, it does although have appropriately formatted bankruptcy markers.

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Necroscope: Defilers by Brian Lumley

By Brian Lumley

Jake Cutter is reluctantly studying tips to be a Necroscope--how to use the Mobius continuum to trip straight away from position to put, the best way to consult the dead--but useless people don't like him a lot. it kind of feels Jake's received a hitchhiker named Korath. on account that Korath holds the most important to the Mobius equations, Jake can't simply kick him out . . . notwithstanding he's definitely trying.

Jake's uncertain he quite desires to be a member of E-Branch, the supersecret ESP-powered association that's devoted to removing the vampire infestation of Earth. To the freewheeling, passionate Jake, the E-Branchers look a bit stuffy and hidebound--except for the beautiful Liz, whom Jake desires to get to understand larger, physique and brain. yet Liz is a telepath, and if Jake's now not cautious, she'll know about Korath. And that may most probably be the tip of Jake Cutter.

In Australia, Jake helped E-Branch spoil the aerie of the mind-master , Nephtam Malinari, one among a trio of serious Vampires who got here to Earth from the vampire international. Malinari escaped and went to floor with the hideously attractive woman Vavara. Vavara has taken over a holy monastary on a gorgeous Greek island and became the nuns into such a lot unholy creature with fearsome appetites for all issues carnal.

Jake desires revenge opposed to the Italian mobsters who killed the lady he enjoyed and approximately killed him. so far as he's involved, E-Branch can look for Malinari, Vavara, and the metamorphic Lord Szwart with out him till he's happy his personal bloodlust. however it turns out vampire looking is actually Jake's activity now--the males he's attempting to kill aren't males in any respect, yet vampire spawn, hidden for 2 generations in human guise! To defeat them, Jake will desire each weapon in a Necroscope's arsenal, together with the facility to the entire conscious useless out in their moldering graves.

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The Terror: A Novel by Dan Simmons

By Dan Simmons

The boys on board HMS Terror have each expectation of triumph. As a part of the 1845 Franklin excursion, the 1st steam-powered vessels ever to look for the mythical Northwest Passage, they're as scientifically supported an firm as has ever set forth. As they input a moment summer time within the Arctic Circle with no thaw, although, they're stranded in a nightmarish panorama of encroaching ice and darkness. eternally chilly, with diminishing rations, 126 males struggle to outlive with toxic foodstuff, a dwindling offer of coal, and ships buckling within the grip of crushing ice. yet their actual enemy is much extra terrifying. there's something available in the market within the frigid darkness: an unseen predator stalking their send, a great terror continually clawing to get in.When the expedition's chief, Sir John Franklin, meets a negative demise, Captain Francis Crozier takes command and leads his surviving crewmen on a final, determined try and flee south around the ice. With them travels an Inuit girl who can't communicate and who could be the key to survival, or the harbinger in their deaths. yet as one other iciness ways, as scurvy and hunger develop extra negative, and because the terror at the ice stalks them southward, Crozier and his males start to worry that there's no get away. the phobia swells with the heart-stopping suspense and heroic event that experience gained Dan Simmons compliment as "a author who not just makes titanic supplies yet retains them" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). With a haunting and always unbelievable tale in keeping with real historic occasions, the fear is a unique that would sit back you in your middle.

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