Fascinating, disturbing, and riveting on so many levels! Parasitic body horror with gothic family drama in a post-post-apocalyptic masterpiece.
Thrilling and deeply unsettling, this book tackles what it must be like for someone to lose memories and control of their life as they age from the author of “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”
This psychological suspense novel set at an exclusive writer’s retreat, starts off as a young author’s “dream come true” but quickly delves into a living nightmare with a body count.
Hoo boy, what a wild ride. Wasn’t sure I was going to be able to get through it, what with the trifecta of clowns, dolls, and puppets. Visceral and visual like all good horror books are.
Picking up years after where My Heart is a Chainsaw left off with nonstop slasher action, killers that won’t stay dead, tricksy twins, all of the tropes. A rip roaring horror read!
I don’t know if any description can do this book justice. It is a story that is surreal, sad, haunting and more than a little disturbing. It is full of magical realism, grief and longing. Wholly original.
Militia House immediately sucks you in, giving you a visceral feel for what deployment must feel like, the toll it takes, and the resulting PTSD. The horror may seem imagined, but is very real.
A wink to Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None,” Daisy Darker is full of twists. In a crumbling gothic house on a tiny island, a family with secrets assembles, and the body count begins.
A prairie horror novel akin to Children of the Corn but in the style of David Lynch. A town on the plains, tortured by tornados, is full of creepy vibes, a tornado wrangler, and his chosen bride.
Gothic horror, surreal fairy tale, humorous yet biting social critique; it’s all here. Mona Awad knows how to throw you off kilter and keep you there, riveted until the very end.
For a riveting twist on the vampire myth, check out this dark and fantastical story about a family who literally consumes books for sustenance and the lengths one woman will go to in order to protect her son.
This Anthology of all-new stories of Black horror edited by Jordan Peele, explores not only the terrors of the supernatural but the chilling reality of injustice that haunts our nation.
Lastly, an award-winning read that’s perhaps a little cozier, a gothic murder mystery rom-com that combines a twisty whodunit with witty Victorian drama full of seances, ghosts, curses and romance.