Horror

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.

This Is Not a Ghost Story
Plunge
Ink
Secret Santa (A Horror For the Holidays Novel)
The Children of Red Peak
Blood Like Garnets
Thirteen Storeys
Lost Roads (Broken Lands, #2)
Nothing Good Happens After Midnight: A Suspense Magazine Anthology
Something is Killing the Children, Vol. 2
Gideon Falls, Vol. 5: Wicked Words
Judge Dee and the Limits of the Law
On Safari in R'lyeh and Carcosa with Gun and Camera
The Last Ritual
チェンソーマン 9 (Chainsaw Man, #9)
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    Tender Is the Flesh

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  • Leave the World Behind
    If You Tell: A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets, and the Unbreakable Bond of Sisterhood
    The Haunting of Brynn Wilder
    A Deadly Education (The Scholomance, #1)
    The Turn of the Key
    Elsewhere
    When No One is Watching
    Home Before Dark
    Devoted
    In the Heart of the Fire (Nameless #1)
    Photographing the Dead (Nameless #2)
    Ninth House (Alex Stern #1)
    The Whisper Man
    Red Rain (Nameless #4)
    Unspeakable Things
    The Shining
    It
    Dracula
    Carrie
    Pet Sematary
    Frankenstein: The 1818 Text
    'Salem's Lot
    The Stand
    The Haunting of Hill House
    Misery
    World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
    Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
    Doctor Sleep
    House of Leaves
    Cujo

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