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Skullcrack City

By Jeremy Robert Johnson

"A nightmarish but hilarious journey that starts within the grotesque international of poisonous mortgages and progresses to the marginally uglier global of brain-eating monsters lurking in darkish alleys. you are in for a wholly unpredictable trip, the story spinning ludicrously uncontrolled because the hero uncovers layer after gruesome layer of an unlimited macabre conspiracy. Skullcrack City is unique, totally insane, and a shitload of fun."--DAVID WONG, writer of John Dies on the End

You were not constantly an agent of the apocalypse. You was a banker. Who knew that an excessive amount of espresso and some undesirable judgements might bring about the tip of the world?

Life as a company drone was once killing S.P. Doyle, so he determined to carry down the complete corrupt process from the interior. yet after getting to know anything immense within the bank's documents, he was once framed for homicide and trapped within a conspiracy past reason.

Now Doyle's doing his top to outlive opposed to a nightmare cabal of crooked conglomerates, DNA-doped mutants, drug-addled freak exhibit celebs, experimental surgeons, wicked doomsday cults, and the ultra-bad mojo of a full-blown Hexadrine behavior. Joined by way of his puppy turtle Deckard, and Dara, a gorgeous missionary with a murderous earlier, Doyle needs to give you the option to avoid wasting humankind and struggle the poor fact on the center of...


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By Brian Lumley

Except to Harry Keogh, Necroscope. And what they inform him is horrifying.

In the Balkan mountains of Rumania, a bad evil is growing to be. lengthy buried in hallowed floor, certain through earth and silver, the grasp vampire schemes and plots. Trapped in unlife, neither lifeless nor residing, Thibor Ferenczy hungers for freedom and revenge.

The vampire's human device is Boris Dragosani, a part of a super-secret Soviet undercover agent company. Dragosani is an avid student, desirous to plumb the depthless evil of the vampire's brain. Ferenczy teaches Dragosani the grim abilities of the necromancer, supplies him the facility to tear secrets and techniques from the brain and our bodies of the useless.

Dragosani works now not for Ferenczy's freedom yet international domination. he'll rule the area with wisdom raped from the dead.

His basically opponent: Harry Koegh, champion of the useless and the living.

To guard Harry, the lifeless will do anything--even upward push from their graves!

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Four Octobers

By Rick Hautala

4 OCTOBERS - a suite of Novellas

The days have become shorter, and the wind blows chilly from the north. After the maple and oak leaves flip from eco-friendly to brilliant reds, golds, and oranges, they wither, fall, and die, clattering like previous bones as they blow down the road within the twilight. The sunlight isn't as vivid because it was once, and the nights are darkish and chilly and lengthy. this is often the time of the harvest … the time of Hallowe'en … and a time for memories of the summer season simply previous and of alternative summers, now long past. this can be a time of poser and expectation because the earth prepares for the frigid onslaught of winter.

Four Octobers collects for the 1st time 4 loosely interconnected novellas from the brilliant mind's eye of best-selling writer Rick Hautala. every one tale is determined in October, the month of pumpkins and trick or deal with, of skeletons and haunted graveyards, and every tale is full of nostalgia for instances previous … for summers and early life now long gone … for possibilities now not taken … for possibilities now misplaced forever.

"Tin Can Telephone," set in 1957, tells the tale of a tender boy and his good friend who, within the pre-dawn darkness whereas ready to work out the Russian satellite tv for pc Sputnik velocity by means of overhead, event a secret and worry way more terrifying than the specter of Soviets in space.

"Miss Henry's Bottles," might be Hautala's top tale so far, tells how the easy act of discarding empty soda bottles on a neighbor's garden brings to gentle secrets and techniques that are supposed to have remained buried … yet like every secrets and techniques, this one ultimately is published with devastating consequences.

"Blood Ledge," set in an Indian summer season of 1971, tells the story of a tender boy who discovers a gloomy kinfolk mystery that leads him to just accept a relations inheritance that has frightening results.

And ultimately, "Cold River" is the tale of a guy so misplaced in loneliness and melancholy following the loss of life of his spouse that he faces a horror worse … a lot worse than drowning within the chilly, darkish river that flows via his house.

Taken jointly, those tales convey Rick Hautala writing on the best of his online game, telling tales that won't in basic terms relax you if you happen to learn them, yet will depart you with an icy dread on your center … a dread a lot chillier than any October wind blowing down the road at evening.

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The Howling Trilogy

"If you have not learn Gary Brandner, you are lacking a treat." ~ STEPHEN KING

The Howling Trilogy -- 3 books in a single!

The Howling

Karyn and her husband Roy had come to the peaceable California village of Drago to flee the savagery of the town. at the floor Drago like so much small rural cities. however it used to be now not. The village had a so much unsavory background. Unexplained disappearances, unexpected deaths. humans simply vanished, by no means to be found...

The Howling II

For Karyn it was once the howling. The howling that had heralded the nightmare in Drago... the nightmare that had joined her husband Roy to the she-wolf Marcia and may have ended perpetually with the fireplace. however it hadn't. Roy and Marcia have been nonetheless alive, and deadly... and thirsty for the main scary vengeance imaginable...

The Howling III

they're guy. and they're beast. once more they stalk the evening, eyes aflame, enamel flashing in vengeance. Malcolm is the younger one. He needs to make a choice from the customary approach of the human and the seductive howling of the wolf. those that percentage his blood need to make him one among them. those that worry him wish him lifeless. just one girl and one guy are looking to aid him. although they cannot think their ears. Or their eyes...

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Demon Apocalypse (Demonata, Book 6)

By Darren Shan

One boy's lifestyles ripped to shreds ahead of his eyes...
One wrathful demon grasp hell-bent on revenge...
An military of grisly Demonata at the rampage...
It's the tip of the area as we all know it.

The 6th novel within the chilling Demonata sequence through Darren Shan, writer of the New York Times bestselling Cirque Du Freak sequence, will terrify readers lengthy after the final web page.

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact (December 2010)

Released in view that 1930, Analog technology Fiction and truth is without doubt one of the so much enduring and well known magazines of technological know-how fiction. Its editorial emphasis is on lifelike tales that mirror excessive criteria of medical accuracy, mind's eye, and vigorous articles approximately present learn at the frontiers of actual technology. A recurrent topic in either fiction and provocative opinion columns is the human influence of technological know-how and know-how.
The December factor back deals an strange mix of a narrative and a heavily linked truth article. the tale is Shane Tourtellotte’s “The guy from Downstream,” a couple of time visitor who does what he does for an strange cause, after which faces an unforeseen problem approximately what to do subsequent. the very fact article is Tourtellotte’s “Tips for the funds Time-Traveler,” which takes a quantitative examine a number of the very useful difficulties one of these tourist might unavoidably face.
Also a number of tales which are elements of sequence —Christopher L. Bennett’s “Home Is the place the Hub Is,” and Brian C. Coad’s “A Placebo Effect,” within which long-suffering patent legal professional Wally Mason is quickly coaxed out of retirement—as good as a few that aren’t. a kind of, H. G. Stratmann’s “Primum Non Nocere,” may simply be thought of a seasonal distinct, in a sneaky kind of way—though it might even be thought of numerous different issues, too.

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The Best Ghost Stories

By Arthur B. Reeve

A masterful selection of vintage ghost tales that's certain to ship chills down your spine.…

Still wildly well known this present day, this selection of ghost tales was once first released in 1919. Arthur B. Reeves, an American author who additionally wrote screenplays, compiled this anthology. His advent to this anthology is taken into account through many to be the definitive rationalization as to the recognition and variety of the horror style. flip off the lighting and get ready to be extremely joyful and chilled by way of this designated assemblage of spooky tales!

Included during this quantity are:

"Introduction―The Fascination of the Ghost tale" through Arthur B. Reeve
"The Apparition of Mrs.Veal" via Daniel Defoe
"Canon Alberic's Scrap-book" through Montague Rhodes James
"The Haunted and the Haunters" by means of Edward Bulwer-Lytton
"The Silent lady" by way of Leopold Kompert
"Banshees" via Anonymous
"The guy Who Went Too a long way" by means of E.F. Benson
"The Woman's Ghost tale" by means of Algernon Blackwood
"The Phantom Rickshaw" via Rudyard Kipling
"The Rival Ghosts" via Brander Matthews
"The Damned factor" through Ambrose Bierce
"Dey Ain't No Ghosts" by way of Ellis Parker Butler
"The period" through Vincent O'Sullivan
"Some actual American Ghosts" by way of The Philadelphia Press

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Classic Ghost Stories

By Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, M. R. James, Algernon Blackwood, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, E. F. Benson, Daniel De Foe, Leopold Kom

1. The Apparition of Mrs. Veal
Daniel De Foe
2. Canon Alberic's Scarp-Book
M. R. James
3. The Haunted and The Haunters
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
4. The Silent Woman
Leopold Kompert
5. Banshees
Elliot O'Donnell
6. the guy Who Went Too Far
E. F. Benson
7. The Woman's Ghost Story
Algernon Blackwood
8. The Phantom Rickshaw
Rudyard Kipling
9. The Rival Ghosts
Brander Matthews
10. The Damned Thing
Ambrose Bierce
11. The Interval
Vincent O'Sullivan

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Loss of Separation

A airplane crash survivor questions sanity whilst the area that he has equipped for himself in a brand new city is without notice thrown into doubt via terrifying discoveries and the revelations they create about.

A aircraft crash survivor questions sanity whilst the realm that he has equipped for himself in a brand new city is all at once thrown into doubt by way of terrifying discoveries and the revelations they create.

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The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection)

Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the fast tale, having perfected the story of mental horror, and having revolutionised sleek poetics. everything of Poe's physique of creative paintings encompasses detective stories, satires, fables, fantasies, technology fiction, verse dramas, and a few of the main evocative poetry within the English language. This omnibus version collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in one quantity, together with the autumn of the home of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum,." "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," the full-length novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket", and masses extra. the full stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe is a part of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. each one identify within the sequence provides a vintage paintings in an attractively designed version certain in actual bonded leather-based. those books make stylish additions to any domestic library.

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