Horror

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“beautifully crafted, unusually structured novel about the inescapability of memory, the tragic scars left by trauma and abuse, and the abuse of power.”

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“Those Who Came Before is a tale built on the ‘sins of the fathers’ premise, hinting that DNA may carry more than eye color and an ethnic background.

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“A story surpassing in concept any slasher novel/film made thus far.”

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“Gorgeous graphics and a neat idea cannot save what eventually becomes a tragically flawed effort.”

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“King has a way of subliminally drawing in his reader to believe a horrific and chilling premise as quite possible.”

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“In Cold Storage, David Koepp easily transfers to novel from his experience as the screenwriter of such recognizable movies as Jurassic Park and War of the Worlds

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“Lotz has written a thoughtful thriller that is as much about the psychology of people who hide in various ways than about catching a murderer.”

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“The Grand Dark doesn’t rise above the pulpy, overwrought drama of the eponymous theater’s productions.

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“The author has taken the isolation of the Okefenokee Swamp and magnified it into a story of dread, fear, and supernatural inevitability.”

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The Ghost Clause by Howard Norman is a novel about intellectuals. Or rather, it’s a novel about marriage and American village life as seen through intellectual eyes.

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The Substitution Order is a good legal thriller with enjoyable characters and a dilly of a situation faced by the main character.

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“Well written if graphic, Dust Devils is further evidence that Jonathan Janz’s star will continue rising among contemporary horror writer greats.”

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“Any reader who likes the literary convention of placing real-life people in fictional situations will wholeheartedly enjoy Stoker’s Wilde.”

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“The scope of Camp’s mythological knowledge continues to be impressive, even as he builds a cosmos that is distinctly his own.”

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“Whether for a light read or deeper introspection, this book offers intriguing insights and opinions into the reasons why the creation of a 19th century teenaged author has become a referen

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“A skillful blending of paranormal horror with a political thriller.”

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“As the first novel of an award-winning short story writer, In the Midst of the Sea makes an impressive debut.”

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“Carrying McGuire’s signature voice, Middlegame takes the reader through fantastic yet dark childhoods that blossom into a grim, powerful godhood.

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“New terrors are what Kiernan offers, for worse, but for transformative worse.”

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“As with all other Jonathan Janz’s novels, this one is a definite winner!” 

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Days by Moonlight is a trip down the rabbit hole to a Wonderland for adults, where the real and the unreal walk hand in hand, and it’s difficult to separate the two.”

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Wounds will no doubt be remembered as one of the most disquieting and memorable short story collections to come out this year.”

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Nell Freudenberger opens Lost and Wanted with wicked good literary instinct: “In the first few months after Charlie died, I began hearing from her much more frequently.

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“a story not only of a haunted house but also of haunted people.”

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