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By Edgar Allan Poe. 1981
Nineteenth-century American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is most famous for his cultivation of the macabre in… fiction. A collection of some of Poe's best known stories are presented, including “The Tell Tale Heart,” “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “Fall of the House of Usher,” and “The Cask of Amontillado.” 1981. Uniform title: Tales.
By Wilkie Collins. 1972
By Peter S Beagle. 1999
Arriving in England to live with her new family on a rundown farm, thirteen-year-old Jenny encounters the ghost of a… young girl who has haunted the ancient estate for many years. Before she can help the ghost find rest, Jenny faces danger that changes her life. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers. 1999.
Rowan Mayfair awakens from the trance she has been in since the death of her two Taltos children. All Mayfair… women are being tested to prevent producing more Taltos. But an ancient Taltos is still alive: benevolent Ash. And Ash has learned about the Mayfair women and their ability to give him a mate. Strong language, explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Sequel to "Lasher." 1994.
By Lois Duncan. 1998
Soon after the arrival of cousin Julia, insidious occurrences begin that convince Rachel she is a witch and must be… stopped before her total monstrous plan can be effected. For junior high readers. 1998.
By Joel A Sutherland. 2017
As his final year of high school crawls to an end, Jacob receives a postcard with a picture of Tokyo's… skyline on the front. On its flipside are two simple words: "I'm sorry." Although it's unsigned, Jacob immediately knows who sent it. There's no doubt it's from his best friend, Ichiro, who abruptly moved to Japan with his mother before they started high school. Jacob couldn't blame them for packing up and moving. He wished he could've done the same. The summer vacation before high school should have been filled with fun and relaxation, but instead it was plagued by tragedy. What follows is Jacob's account of that terrifying summer. For junior and senior high readers. Winner of the 2018 Red Maple Fiction Honour Book Award. 2017.
By Lili St. Crow. 2009
Dru Anderson can sense evil, which helps when she and her Dad are tracking down ghosts, suckers, wulfen, and the… occasional reanimated corpse. It's a dangerous life, but it's the only one she knows. Then Dru's dad turns up dead and she suddenly finds herself in the middle of a deadly game where every move she makes could be her last. Senior High. 2009.
By Robert J Wiersema. 2016
In this debut collection, novelist Wiersema draws on myth and folktale, ghost stories, and fairy tales to share a glimpse… of the worlds bordering our own. With his short fiction, Wiersema explores the mysterious realms of the shadows, the mirrorlands where time runs strange. 2016.
By Amber Dawn. 2018
Summer 1990. Crystal Beach in Ontario has lost its beloved, long-running amusement park, leaving the lakeside village a virtual ghost… town. It is back to this fallen community that Starla Mia Martin must return to live with her overbearing mother after dropping out of university and racking up significant debt. But an economic downturn, mother-daughter drama, and Generation X disillusionment soon prove to be the least of Starla's troubles: a mysterious and salacious force begins to dog her; inexplicable sounds in the night and unimaginable sites spotted in the periphery. Soon enough, Starla must confront the unresolved traumas that haunt Crystal Beach. Where others might feel fear, Starla feels lust and queer desire. When others might run, Starla draws the horror nearer. And in turn, she draws a host of capricious characters toward her--all of them challenged to seek answers beyond their own temporal realities. 2018.
By R. L Stine. 2018
From tales of wicked ice cream trucks to haunted warehouses, every story in this anthology has one key thing in… common--they all begin or end with a scream. Grades 4-7. 2018.
By Dean R Koontz. 1996
A collection of haunting stories which includes two full length novels, one of which has never before been published, nine… novelettes, and over half-a dozen short stories, all sharing a common theme of strange highways from one end of America to the other. 1996.
By Lois Duncan. 1981
Laurie Stratton finally has everything a sixteen-year-old could ever want. But just as her perfect summer comes to a close,… things start to unravel when her boyfriend insists he saw her out with another guy-when Laurie was really home sick! More mysterious sightings convince Laurie someone very real is out there; watching her. For Junior High readers. c1981.
By Joe Hill. 2017
"Snapshot" is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by "The Phoenician," a tattooed thug… who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap. A young man takes to the skies to experience his first parachute jump, and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud, a Prospero’s island of roiling vapour that seems animated by a mind of its own in "Aloft." Short horror stories that deftly expose the darkness that lies just beneath the surface of everyday life. Bestseller. 2017. Uniform title: Novels.
By Stephen King. 1999
Screenplay for a TV miniseries. General store owner Mike Anderson recounts what happened when a blizzard struck Little Tall Island,… Maine, and Andre Linoge arrived for a horror-filled visit. Eighty-year-old Martha Clarendon was the first to see the stranger, and he killed her with his wolf-headed cane. Some violence. c1999. Uniform title: Storm of the century (Motion picture)
By Barbara Michaels. 1995
Karen and Cheryl work together in their shop selling vintage clothing and fabrics. They take on an extra assistant, Rachel… Grant, a graduate student at the local university. Rachel's field of study is women's crafts and the superstitions connected with them. When an antique bridal quilt comes into her hands, Rachel becomes convinced that her academic theory is valid, as she feels that her actions and thoughts are being affected by powers beyond her control. The influence is supernatural but is not harmless white magic as previously thought. Some strong language. 1995.
By Kelley Armstrong. 2002
Ty Winslow, an obsessed tycoon with a sick curiosity, is well on his way to amassing a private collection of… supernaturals such as vampires, demons, shamans, and witches, and plans to harness their powers for himself, even if it means killing them all. Elena Michaels, the world's only female werewolf, has also been kidnapped and imprisoned deep underground by Winslow. Separated from her Pack and unable to tell her friends from her enemies, Elena realizes that choosing the right allies is a matter of life and death. Some strong language, descriptions of sex and violence. Sequel to "Bitten" (DC22976). 2002.
By Kay Hooper. 2000
Psychic Cassie Neill fails to prevent a murder in Los Angeles and flees to North Carolina. Once there, however, a… stalker invades her mind. No one believes her until a body is found. Then she becomes a suspect. Companion to "Hiding in the Shadows". Some descriptions of sex and some strong language, descriptions of violence. Bestseller. 2000. (Shadows trilogy)
By Stephen King. 2006
When commercial artist Richard Sifkitz finally gets around to having that physical he'd been putting off for years, and his… cholesterol comes back dangerously high, he does what so many thirty-something, junk food-eating couch potatoes have done before him: he buys a stationary bike, and vows to ride it regularly. Unlike many a mid-life exercise convert, however, Richard actually starts to ride his new stationary bike. A lot. Soon he's spending so much time on his bike that he decides to put his artistic talents to use and paint a mural on the wall opposite his stationary bike. But it turns out that Richard's mural is no ordinary picture-and soon his stationary bike is taking him places he doesn't want to go...and can't stay away from. 2006.
By Ben Okri. 1989
A succession of flights into the grotesque and phantasmagoric: a medicine huckster bedevilled by dreams as he touts a panacea… called "Power drug", a hallucinatory horror show, in which a musician is haunted by premonitions of his girl friend's death. 1989.
By Tanya Huff. 2006
Tony Foster and the crew of "Darkest Night," a TV series about a vampire detective, find themselves facing another supernatural… menace, a Demonic Convergence. Tony - with the help of vampire Henry Fitzroy and Leah, a stuntwoman who is the last surviving priestess of a sex demon, plus a tabloid reporter and a Canadian Mountie - must keep the key to the convergence alive to prevent a demonic invasion so large scale that it could be the finale - for the whole world. Some descriptions of sex, descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2006.