Best Books: Horror

1 The First Case

The First Case

Marie Tayse | Horror-Gothic

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Billy Colt doesn’t believe in the paranormal. While he accepts that some people have extraordinary abilities, any talk of the possibility that ghosts or demons may be responsible for the unexplainable events plaguing his family is totally absurd in his opinion. But when a horrific murder takes place, leaving even the local police at a loss, he...

2 For They Shall Inherit The Earth

For They Shall Inherit The Earth

Graeme Winton | Horror-Gothic

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The book can be read as the sequel to The Dark Key or as a standalone story. Thomson, a demon who has lived for millennia, escapes a dimensional prison and re-enters the Earth where he gathers power from dark souls. After a power overload he remembers who he is: Satan. Along with the Antichrist and other evil entities Thomson raises an army: the...

3 Macabre Memories

Macabre Memories

George Larson | Horror-Gothic

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Four eclectic horror stories to chill the soul!

4 And Next, Darkness

And Next, Darkness

David Dwan | Horror-Gothic

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A supernatural thriller revolving around a series of mysterious voices accidentally recorded on an old reel to reel tape recorder. Seemingly they are the voices of the dead, lost in limbo, reaching out through the darkness for someone to hear them, to help them find peace. The story follows one woman’s descend into the dark world of a...

5 Tales Of An Enchanted Twelve

Tales Of An Enchanted Twelve

H.L. Dowless | Horror-Gothic

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This work is a collection of horror stories for ages 12 to 112. Read at your own risk. A print version may be purchased online at The Book Patch.

6 Jolimont Street Ghost

Jolimont Street Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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From the events this past autumn, I am compelled to relate my perilous trial. The supposition that darkness is merely the absence of light is both popular and false, as those who practice the occult can affirm. In the dark cellar of number thirteen Jolimont Street, a house the Professor had assumed benign, I unwittingly brought forth an ancient...

7 A Reunion

A Reunion

EC Byrne | Horror-Gothic

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A meeting between old business associates brings to light unpleasant truths. Mature. Horror.

8 Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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As the Professor's assistant, it was my duty to perform whatever tasks he laid out for me. It was a simple enough arrangement, until he took me on my first investigation at a run-down house in South Entrance. The house at Grosvenor Lane showed me a brief glimpse of the world beyond, a world that exists with or without my blessing. But my...

9 Wicked John: A Victorian Mysterie

Wicked John: A Victorian Mysterie

Joseph R. Doze | Horror-Gothic

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London was just getting over the panic of Saucy Jack, feeling safe once more, when another strange, demented ripper emerged, tormenting the streets of Londontown once again. As the deranged killer prowls the gas-lit streets, a young American, studying overseas, and his romantically inclined friend find budding relationships with a troupe actress...

10 The Burning Tree

The Burning Tree

Rory Dwane | Horror-Gothic

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Ben Wells fears being at home, and for good reason. Will Ben's love for his spouse be enough for him to face what he doesn't understand, or will fear overcome courage? Follow the spiraling events as a family is torn apart and devoured by the flames... In Rory Dwane's horror/thriller novelette, follow this fast-paced, suspenseful tale of a family...