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message 1: by Scot (last edited May 03, 2015 06:28PM) (new)

Scot | 639 comments A friend is looking for Horror written in modern day with an 1800's setting. Got any suggestions?


message 2: by Christine (new)

Christine (Shopgirlz29) Yes please!!!


message 3: by Scot (last edited May 02, 2015 01:14PM) (new)

Scot | 639 comments I enjoyed Gast by Edward Lee and House of Bathory by Linda Lafferty .


message 4: by Jon Recluse (new)

Jon Recluse | 12043 comments Mod
Off the top of my head,

The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers


Valancourt Books (valancourt_books) | 254 comments John Harwood is a favorite of mine:

The Ghost Writer by John Harwood The Seance by John Harwood The Asylum by John Harwood


message 6: by Jon Recluse (new)

Jon Recluse | 12043 comments Mod
Valancourt Books wrote: "John Harwood is a favorite of mine:

The Ghost Writer by John Harwood The Seance by John Harwood The Asylum by John Harwood"


I concur with my esteemed colleague.


message 7: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Lyons (amandamlyons) I'm going to lurk and collect the good ones. Never too many to read.


message 8: by Alissa (new)

Alissa (alissamerritt) | 140 comments I've seen Harwood books on Scribd. I'll have to check them out.


message 9: by Michael (new)

Michael Brookes (technohippy) Mask of the Macabre by David Haynes Seance of the Souls by David Haynes Ballet of the Bones by David Haynes

Check out David Haynes - he writes some amazing Victorian era horror.


 (shan) Littlebookcove (littlebookcove) | 137 comments oh! i just finished "The dunfield Horror" that was an awesome read. going lurk here as there are some really good recommendations.


message 11: by Alissa (new)

Alissa (alissamerritt) | 140 comments Fun! Haynes is also on Scribd.


message 12: by Christine (new)

Christine (Shopgirlz29) awesome! Thanks guys!!!


message 13: by Scot (new)

Scot | 639 comments A big thanks to all for their comments and recommendations!! This is why i love Horror Aficionados.


message 14: by Holly (new)

Holly (goldikova) Florence and Giles by John Harding Florence and Giles

Another good Harwood book, with a very fun twist on the "Turn of the Screw" plot.


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Jack Rollins | 71 comments Michael wrote: "Mask of the Macabre by David Haynes Seance of the Souls by David Haynes Ballet of the Bones by David Haynes

Check out David Haynes - he writes some amazing Victorian era horror."


I've still got to read these, they look right up my street.


message 16: by K4tie (new)

K4tie (nonzombieleader) | 484 comments I totally own all 3 of the Haynes books! I love, love, love, love this topic!

I can't promise these are good because I have not read them, but here is a good sized list.

http://www.lcl.lib.ne.us/depts/bookgu...


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