December 2013

What’s New · Doctor Sleep Readalikes

Stephen King reunited readers with Danny Torrance in this long-anticipated sequel to his beloved horror classic The Shining. If you couldn’t get enough of either of those books, then read on for some more bone-chilling, creepy-crawly, spine-tingling scare fests. You’ve been warned!

Ghosts Know

Ghosts Know by Ramsey Campbell
Controversial radio talk show host Graham Wilde makes an enemy when he tries to expose psychic Frank Jasper on his program, who in turn accuses Wilde of kidnapping a young girl. As Wilde descends into a pit of despair, reality and fantasy begin to blur in a kaleidoscope of terror...

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
Charles Talent Manx has a way with children. He likes to take them for rides in his old car, where he can slip right out of the everyday world and onto a road that transports them to a terrifying playground of amusements called “Christmasland.” Victoria McQueen was the only one to ever escape Manx’s unmitigated evil. But now Manx has a new victim in mind: Victoria’s son.

The Influence by Bentley Little
When Ross Lowry moves into his cousin’s guest house in the small community of Magdalena, Arizona, he doesn’t know that something is not right in the desert. After a raucous party on New Year’s Eve, the community’s children begin to disappear and freakish creatures emerge from the wilderness. This is only the beginning...


Community by Graham Masterton
Michael is involved in a car crash which kills his girlfriend. He wakes to find himself in the hospital of a small town called Trinity. He quickly realizes there is something not right about the town. The staff at the clinic is constantly whispering and his new girlfriend goes missing. Then there’s the fact that none of the townspeople leave tracks in the snow...

Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk
Madison Spencer, the liveliest and snarkiest dead girl in the universe, continues the afterlife adventure begun in Chuck Palahniuk’s bestseller Damned. Satan has had Madison in his sights from the very beginning: through her and her narcissistic celebrity parents, he plans to engineer an era of eternal damnation. For everyone.

Reviver by Seth Patrick
Revivers like Jonah Miller are able to wake the recently dead, and let them bear witness to their own demise. Jonah is one of the best. But while reviving the victim of a brutal murder, he encounters a terrifying presence. Something is watching. Waiting.

The Silence

The Silence by Sarah Rayne
Antiques dealer Nell West is valuing the contents of her late husband Brad’s childhood home, Stilter House. Set on the remote Derbyshire Peaks, there was once a much older property there, in which a vicious crime was committed. Mysterious piano music greets her upon arrival, and it isn’t long before a century-old evil begins to manifest itself.

The Abominable by Dan Simmons
Deep in Tibet and high on Everest, three climbers find themselves being pursued through the night by someone...or something. This nightmare becomes a matter of life and death at 28,000 feet. But what is pursuing them? And why?

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