Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season * Norman Partridge

Tonight is his night! Halloween belongs to the Prince of Darkness! It’s not a night for children, and it’s certainly not a night for celebration. No, it’s a night to be wary, a night to lock your doors and read your Bible. And I know that’s exactly what you good folks would be doing ifContinue reading “Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season * Norman Partridge”

Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge (2007)

Winner of the Bram Stoker Award and named one of the 100 Best Novels of 2006 by Publishers Weekly, Dark Harvest by Norman Patridge is a powerhouse thrill-ride with all the resonance of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.” Halloween, 1963. They call him the October Boy, or Ol’ Hacksaw Face, or Sawtooth Jack. Whatever the name, everybody in thisContinue reading “Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge (2007)”

Growing Things and Other Stories – Paul Tremblay

A thrilling new collection from the award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Cabin at the End of the World bringing his short stories to the UK for the first time. Unearth nineteen tales of suspense and literary horror, including a new story from the world of A Head Full of Ghosts,Continue reading “Growing Things and Other Stories – Paul Tremblay”

The Halloween Man: A Supernatural Thriller * Douglas Clegg

Halloween Is for Scary Reading , which Fiona tried to point out to her, but Tamara would have none of it. “It’s worshiping the Devil, bottom line,” Tamara said. “And I only wish we were living a couple hundred years back. They knew what to do with Devil worshipers back then.” Who is this man?Continue reading “The Halloween Man: A Supernatural Thriller * Douglas Clegg”

World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy

The novels in the World’s Scariest Places series are set in real locations. The following is a Wikipedia “Island of the Dolls” excerpt: A two-hour canal ride from Mexico City lies Isla de las Munecas, or the Island of the Dolls. It is the best-known chinampa , or floating garden, in Xochimilco. It belonged toContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy”

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book Sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) * Alvin Schwartz

Pioneers used to entertain themselves by telling scary stories. At night they might gather in somebody’s cabin, or around a fire, and see who could scare the others the most. Some girls and boys in my town do the same thing today. They get together at somebody’s house, and they turn out the lights andContinue reading “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book Sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) * Alvin Schwartz”

World’s Scariest Places: HELLTOWN by Bates, Jeremy

Tragedy matures you, ages you, makes you wiser, and thus more cynical. NO ONE LEAVES ALIVE Since the 1980s there have been numerous reports of occult activity and other possibly supernatural phenomenon within certain villages and townships of Summit County, Ohio – an area collectively known as Helltown. When a group of out-out-town friends investigatingContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: HELLTOWN by Bates, Jeremy”

World’s Scariest Places: THE CATACOMBS, Bates, Jeremy

Paris, France, is known as the City of Lights, a metropolis renowned for romance and beauty. Beneath the bustling streets and cafés, however, exists The Catacombs, a labyrinth of crumbling tunnels filled with six million dead.a When a video camera containing mysterious footage is discovered deep within their depths, a group of friends venture intoContinue reading “World’s Scariest Places: THE CATACOMBS, Bates, Jeremy”