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Horror fiction is fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the audience. Historically, the cause of the "horror" experience has often been the intrusion of a supernatural element into everyday human experience. Since the 1960s, any work of fiction with a morbid, gruesome, surreal, or exceptionally suspenseful or frightening theme has come to be called "horror". Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy, all three of which categories are sometimes placed under the umbrella classification speculative fiction. Haunting is used as a plot device in horror fiction...more

Most Read This Week Tagged "Horror"

Mr. Mercedes
The Girl with All the Gifts
Horns
Pines (Wayward Pines #1)
A Monster Calls
Joyland
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
The Last Town (The Wayward Pines, #3)
Under the Dome
The Fever
Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy, #1)
Wayward (Wayward Pines #2)
NOS4A2
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Bird Box
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1)
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
The Fall (The Strain Trilogy, #2)
The City
The Winter People
Authority (Southern Reach Trilogy, #2)
The Twelve (The Passage, #2)
Through the Woods
The Night Eternal (The Strain Trilogy, #3)
The Walking Dead, Vol. 21: All Out War Part 2
Help for the Haunted
The Merciless (The Merciless, #1)
Asylum (Asylum, #1)
The Quick
Alice in Zombieland (The White Rabbit Chronicles, #1)
The Three
Sea of Shadows (Age of Legends, #1)
The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5)
Grasshopper Jungle
The Rhesus Chart (Laundry Files, #5)
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1)
I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1)
Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2)
The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co., #1)
Doll Bones
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Between, #1)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
Parasite (Parasitology, #1)
The Girl from the Well
Full Dark, No Stars
Monster Hunter Nemesis
Red Hill
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
The Troop
Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly, #1)
The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1)
Through the Zombie Glass (White Rabbit Chronicles, #2)
Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega (Locke & Key #6)
Strange and Ever After (Something Strange and Deadly, #3)
The Night Gardener
Mortal Danger (Immortal Game, #1)
How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back (White Trash Zombie, #4)
In the After (In the After, #1)
Locke & Key, Vol. 2: Head Games
The Walking Dead, Vol. 20: All Out War Part 1
Locke & Key, Vol. 3: Crown of Shadows (Locke & Key, #3)
Ashes (Ashes Trilogy, #1)
Of Metal and Wishes (Of Metal and Wishes, #1)
In the End (In the After, #2)
Midwinterblood
Broken Monsters
Hemlock Grove
The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, #1)
Rot and Ruin (Benny Imura, #1)
Locke & Key, Vol. 4: Keys to the Kingdom
Locke & Key, Vol. 5: Clockworks (Locke & Key #5)
Rushed
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel, Volume 1
The Little Stranger
This is Not a Test
The Enemy (The Enemy, #1)
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy, #2)
The String Diaries
Servants of the Storm
This House is Haunted
Croak (Croak, #1)
I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1)
A Darkness Strange and Lovely (Something Strange and Deadly, #2)
Dust to Dust  (Experiment in Terror, #9)
The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It
Game (Jasper Dent #2)
This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, #1)
Darkhouse (Experiment in Terror, #1)
The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, #1)
Attack on Titan, Volume 8
Ashes to Ashes (Experiment in Terror, #8)
Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy, #3)
Bad Girls Don't Die (Bad Girls Don't Die, #1)
Odd Apocalypse (Odd Thomas, #5)
Patient Zero (Joe Ledger, #1)
Attack on Titan, Volume 11
Dexter's Final Cut (Dexter, #7)
In the Shadow of Blackbirds

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