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The Mansion: A Novel by Ezekiel Boone
HORROR BOONE
The rich and successful head of a multi-billion-dollar tech company reconnects with an embittered ex-partner for help when a failed computer program they created together--one designed to control a house's every function--begins causing sinister accidents.
Last Ones Left Alive: A Novel by Sarah Davis-Goff
HORROR DAVIS-GOFF
Secluded on an island off Western Ireland, Orpen begins training to fight the skrake, powerful and crazed, flesh-eating zombies that have been devouring the country and must head to the dangerous mainland after her mother is bitten.
Green Valley by Louis Greenberg
HORROR GREENBERG
In a city where digital technology was banned years ago, one place stays anchored in the bad old ways: Green Valley, a huge bunker where the inhabitants have retreated into the comfort of full-time virtual reality. But children are being abducted, and when Lucie Sterling’s own niece is taken from her home inside Green Valley, Lucie’s investigation leads her to a horrific discovery.
A Cosmology of Monsters: A Novel by Shaun Hamill
HORROR HAMILL
Shielded by his mother and sisters from his father’s obsessive construction of a haunted house attraction, young Noah considers an ultimate sacrifice when he chooses to acknowledge a monster that his family members have tried to ignore.
The Girl in Red by Christina Henry
HORROR HENRY
A woman in red is fleeing a world decimated by the Crisis and escapes into the woods, but she is determined to protect herself against the evils there, even if it means she has to become a killer.
Full Throttle: Stories by Joe Hill
HORROR HILL
The best-selling author of Strange Weather presents 13 short stories of supernatural suspense, including “Throttle,” co-written by Stephen King, in which a trucker is caught in a sinister dance with motorcycle outlaws in the Nevada desert.
The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King
HORROR KING
Abducted youth Luke Ellis is imprisoned in an inescapable institute, where children with the abilities of telekinesis and telepathy are subjected to torturous manipulation.
The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher
HORROR KINGFISHER
When a young woman clears out her deceased grandmother’s home in rural North Carolina, she finds long-hidden secrets about a strange colony of beings in the woods.
Cold Storage: A Novel by David Koepp
KOEPP
A debut novel by the screenwriter of Jurassic Park follows the desperate mission of a Pentagon bioterror operative and two unwitting security guards to contain a highly contagious, deadly organism.
The Silence by Tim Lebbon
HORROR LEBBON
In the darkness of a underground cave system, cut off from the world for millennia, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed. Swarming from their prison, they multiply and thrive. To scream, even to whisper, is to summon death. Deaf for many years, Ali knows how to live in silence. Now, it is her family's only chance of survival. To leave their home, to shun others, to find a remote haven where they can sit out the plague. But will it ever end? And what kind of world will be left?
Inspection: A Novel by Josh Malerman
HORROR MALERMAN
A genius boy and girl raised unaware of gender in remote, separate schools far from the rest of the world encounter each other's differences for the first time while making unsettling discoveries about their schools' enigmatic founder.
Tinfoil Butterfly: A Novel by Rachel Eve Moulton
HORROR MOULTON
After hitchhiking, Emma is bloody and abandoned in a Black Hills ghost town as a snowstorm approaches where she meets an odd little boy in a tinfoil mask who begs her to help him get rid of “George.”
The Whisper Man: A Novel by Alex North
HORROR NORTH
Mourning the death of his wife, a father moves with his young son to Featherbank for a fresh start but finds their new town has a dark past involving a serial killer named “The Whisper Man.”
The Luminous Dead: A Novel by Caitlin Starling
HORROR STARLING
With no experience, Gyre lies her way into a high-paying caving exploration, only to find herself on a harrowing journey, where she must confront demons from within as well as whatever lurks in the dark if she is to make it out alive.
Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay
HORROR TREMBLAY
An anthology of psychological suspense tales includes such entries as "The Teacher," "The Getaway," and "Swim Wants to Know If It's as Bad as Swim Thinks."