Between the Covers: Supernatural Thrillers
77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz (eBook)
The affluent occupants of luxury apartments, housed in a 200-year-old mansion with a checkered past, enter into a terrifying waking nightmare when the haunted house reawakens, leaving no one safe from its grip.
Blood Harvest by S.J. Bolton
An unknown assailant tries to scare the Fletcher family from their new home by staging increasingly disturbing pranks on their ten-year-old son, a situation that escalates when the boy’s two younger siblings go missing.
Dark Magic by James Swain
Dazzling audiences while hiding his membership in an underground group of psychics who predict and prevent crimes, magician Peter Warlock foresees an unspeakable act of violence targeting New York City and finds his preventative efforts thwarted by a shadowy psychic cult.
A Dark Matter by Peter Straub
Old friends try to come to grips with the darkness of the past–a secret ritual that left behind a gruesomely dismembered body–and find themselves face-to-face with the evil they helped create.
The Dead Path by Stephen M. Irwin
After the death of his wife, Nicholas Close is haunted by ghosts doomed to repeat their final violent moments, a situation that strains his grasp on sanity and sweeps him into a disturbing series of disappearances and murders involving an evil spirit.
Deadly Night by Heather Graham (eBook)
After he and his brothers inherit a New Orleans plantation, private investigator Aidan Flynn stumbles upon human bones and delves into the dark history of his new home with the help of a beautiful tarot card reader.
Handling the Undead by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Something very peculiar is happening in Stockholm. There’s a heatwave on and people cannot turn their lights out or switch their appliances off. Then the terrible news breaks. In the city morgue, the dead are waking up …. What do they want? What everybody wants: to come home.
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable noises and self-closing doors, but Hill House is gathering its powers and will soon choose one of them to make its own.
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill (eBook)
A collector of obscure and macabre artifacts, unscrupulous metal band musician Judas Coyne is unable to resist purchasing a ghost over the Internet, which turns out to be the vengeful spirit of his late girlfriend’s stepfather.
House of Reckoning by John Saul (audio download)
Outcast by an injury sustained from her father, foster child Sara Crane befriends a former mental patient and her art teacher and soon creates paintings of long-ago violent crimes committed by the inmates of a local asylum.
The Magdalena Curse by F.G. Cottam
Convinced that his stricken son was cursed during a misguided military mission in the Amazon, Special Ops veteran Mark Hunter searches for two mysterious women including one who he believes placed the curse and another who he hopes has the power to break it.
Mr. Shivers by Robert Jackson Bennett
Leaving his dust-bowl home with thousands of others during the height of the Great Depression, Marcus Connelly joins a group of survivors who plot revenge against a mysterious scarred man who murdered their loved ones.
Nazareth Hill by Ramsey Campbell
A worried father and his rebellious teenage daughter find themselves trapped within an apartment house where the voices and spirits of wrongly persecuted witches lie in torment.
The New Annotated Dracula by Bram Stoker
A lavishly illustrated tribute to Bram Stoker’s classic shares additional insights into the historical plausibility of vampire lore, surveying more than two centuries of popular culture and myth.
The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian (CD book, eBook)
After he crashes his plane into Lake Champlain, killing most of the passengers, Chip Linton moves into a new home with his wife and twin daughters and finds himself being haunted by the dead passengers.
Other Kingdoms by Richard Matheson
Arriving in a pastoral English village to recover from his experiences in WWI, a young American soldier ignores rumors about malevolent spirits in a nearby wood until a frightening encounter leads him into the arms of an alluring red-haired woman believed to be a witch.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
The tale of the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter, who enters the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learns the story of the house’s first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted.
The Ridge by Michael Koryta
For years, a lighthouse at the top of a hill called Blade Ridge has lit up the surrounding woods. But when the lighthouse keeper is found dead, strange things begin happening to the people and animals in the area.
The Ruins by Scott Smith
In Cancun, Mexico, for a peaceful vacation, a group of tourists sets off in search of one of their group who disappeared during an excursion to some nearby Mayan ruins, only to come face to face with an insidious evil that threatens their very lives.
Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce
Returning to her English family home on Christmas 20 years after her inexplicable disappearance, young Tara Martin, who seems to have not aged a day, imparts a fantastical tale that her brother is unable to believe.
The Strain: Book I of the Strain Trilogy by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan (audio download, CD book, eBook)
A vampiric virus infects New York and spreads outward, threatening the city and then the world, as a CDC doctor and a Holocaust survivor fight to save humanity.
The Third Gate by Lincoln Child (audio download, eBook)
Believing he has discovered the burial chamber of a near-mythical Egyptian pharaoh and a mystical double crown, famed archaeologist Porter Stone and his team suffer bizarre accidents that Professor Jeremy Logan is brought in to investigate.
Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman
Moving to rural Georgia, a failed academic plans to write a history of his family’s old plantation and the horrors that occurred there but instead discovers a sense of unspoken dread among the townspeople and a long-standing debt of blood.
You Came Back by Christopher Coake
Getting his life back together after the death of his young son, Brendan, and his divorce, Mark Fife is jolted when he receives a call from a woman who owns his old house and claims it is haunted by Brendan’s ghost.