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. ...more

Velvet Was the Night
A Lesson in Vengeance
Billy Summers
The Dead and the Dark
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
All's Well
Once There Were Wolves
The Family Plot
The Noise
The Guide
The Woods Are Always Watching
Chasing the Boogeyman
The Devil Makes Three
A Terrible Fall of Angels
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    Black River Lantern
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    Release date: Sep 20, 2020
    This here horror's really swell
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    Release date: Sep 13, 2021
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  • Horseman by Christina Henry
    Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow
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    Release date: Sep 28, 2021
    "A chilling romp into the forest that will remind readers that sometimes the scariest monster in the room is human nature.”–BookPage
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