Angelica: A Novel

By Arthur Phillips

From the bestselling writer of The Egyptologist and Prague comes a good extra finished and completely staggering new novel. Angelica is a spellbinding Victorian ghost tale, an interesting literary and mental puzzle, and a meditation on marriage, adolescence, reminiscence, and fear.

The novel opens in London, within the Eighties, with the Barton family on the point of cave in. mom, father, and daughter galvanize each other, consciously and unconsciously, and a frightening obstacle is caused. because the family’s tragedy is instructed numerous occasions from diverse views, occasions are recast and sympathies shift.
In the darkish of evening, a chilling sexual spectre is making its means during the condo, soaring over the napping lady and terrorizing her fragile mom. Are those visions genuine, or is there anything extra sinister, and extra human, to worry? A spiritualist is summoned to cleanse where of its terrors, yet along with her arrival the complexities of purpose and wish merely multiply. The mother’s failing well-being and the father’s many secrets and techniques gasoline the turning out to be conflicts, whereas the daughter flirts dangerously with fact and fantasy.

While Angelica is comparable to such vintage horror stories as The flip of the Screw and The Haunting of Hill House, it's also a completely glossy exploration of id, fact, and love. Set on the sunrise of psychoanalysis and the height of spiritualism’s reputation, Angelica is additionally an evocative historic novel that explores the undying human starvation for sure bet.

Angelica, Arthur Phillip's spellbinding 3rd ebook, cements this younger novelist's recognition as the most effective writers in the United States, a storyteller who combines Nabokovian wit and subtlety with a story urgency that opponents Stephen King"  –Washington Post

From the Hardcover edition.

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Raststätte Mile 81

By Stephen King

An der Wegmarkierung Mile eighty one des Maine-Turnpike steht eine mit Brettern vernagelte Raststätte. Hier treffen sich sonst die älteren Schüler, um zu trinken und Dinge zu tun, die ältere Schüler gern in Schwierigkeiten bringen. Der 11-jährige Pete Simmons ist heute aber allein hier, weil er weiß, dass die Großen woanders sind. Er findet eine halbvolle Wodkaflasche und trinkt davon so viel, dass er benebelt einschläft. Kurz darauf rollte ein schlammverdreckter Kombi (komischerweise hat es in Maine seit Wochen nicht geregnet) auf den von Unkraut überwachsenen Parkplatz, obwohl auch der Tankstellenbetrieb vor Längerem eingestellt wurde. Die Fahrertür öffnet sich, aber niemand steigt aus. Doug Clayton, Versicherungsvertreter aus Bangor, ist ein gottesfürchtiger Mensch. Der verlassen dastehende Kombi weckt den Samariter in ihm. Er biegt von der Schnellstraße ab und hält mit seinem Prius hinter dem schlammigen, kennzeichenlosen Kombi. Etwas später hält auch Julianne Vernon, die gerade mit ihrem Pferdeanhänger unterwegs ist. Die beiden leeren cars haben sie neugierig gemacht. Sie findet Claytons zerbrochenes convenient neben der offenen Kombitür – und kommt dieser dabei selbst zu nahe. Als Pete Simmons aus seinem Dämmerschlummer erwacht, steht ein halbes Dutzend cars an der Raststätte Mile eighty one. Zwei Kinder – Rachel und Blake Lussier und ein Pferd namens Deedee sind die einzigen Lebewesen, die er sieht. Es sei denn, guy zählt den Kombi dazu.

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Psycho House

By Robert Bloch

The recent Bates hotel is a vacationer charm, entire with robot knife-wielding figures of Norman Bates and his notorious mom, yet an individual provides a brand new convey a number of days sooner than the authentic establishing: a teenage lady is stabbed to dying within the entrance corridor. this is often the 1st new Psycho novelin ten years that returns to the Bates lodge, that notorious lodge that has terrified generations of yankee moviegoers and readers. Bloch is a recipient of the Hugo Award. HC: Tor.

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Ghost Story

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Peter Straub’s vintage story of horror, secrets and techniques, and the damaging ghosts of the past...
 
What used to be the worst factor you’ve ever done?
 
within the sleepy city of Milburn, long island, 4 outdated males assemble to inform one another stories—some actual, a few made-up, them all scary. an easy hobby to divert themselves from their quiet lives.
 
yet one tale is coming again to hang-out them and their small city. A story of whatever they did some time past. A depraved mistake. A frightening twist of fate. and they're approximately to benefit that not anyone can bury the previous forever...

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The Spear

By James Herbert

A terrifying story of neo-Nazi occultism

When Steadman agreed to enquire the disappearance of a tender Mossad agent, he had no inspiration he will be drawn right into a malevolent conspiracy. Neo-Nazi cultists are bent on unleashing an age-old unholy energy on an unsuspecting world—power emerging out of a demonic relic from man's darkish, primal previous to threaten humanity with horror from past any nightmare.

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Desperation

By Stephen King

Stephen King’s no 1 nationwide bestseller a few little mining city, Desperation, that many will input on their solution to elsewhere. yet getting out isn't really effortless because it might seem…

"I see holes like eyes. My brain is stuffed with them."

For all intents and reasons, police officer Collie Entragian, leader legislations enforcement for the small mining city of Desperation, Nevada, seems to be thoroughly insane. he is taken to preventing cars alongside the desolate Interstate 50 and abducting unwary tourists with quite a few strange ploys. there is something very incorrect the following in Desperation...and Officer Entragian is barely on the floor of it. The secrets and techniques embedded in Desperation's panorama, and the frightening evil that infects town like a few viral sizzling region, are either extraordinary and terrifying. yet one in every of Entragian's sufferers, younger David Carver, turns out to know—and it scares him approximately to dying to gain this truth—that the forces being summoned to wrestle this frightful, maniacal aberration are of equivalent and contrary intensity....

"A monstrous, critical, frightening novel...King is on the most sensible of his game." —Entertainment Weekly

"Surreal, tragic, scary...Terror that resonates lengthy after the ebook is finished." —The Washington Post e-book World

"Astonishing...[a] deeply relocating and mesmerizing masterpiece!" —Publishers Weekly (starred evaluate)

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Lure of the Dead (Wardstone Chronicles / Last Apprentice Series, Book 10)

By Joseph Delaney, Patrick Arrasmith

The 10th ebook within the the world over best-selling fable experience sequence that encouraged the impending significant movie Seventh Son. again at domestic, yet in no much less probability, Tom will face a sad love tale, an unforgivable sacrifice, and a brand new creature of the darkish that terrorizes a village with its thirst for blood.

Tom Ward, the Spook's apprentice, and his grasp have sure the Fiend ultimately. yet now Tom needs to use his powers because the 7th son of a 7th son to place an finish to the resource of evil as soon as and for all. while the Spook is captured via bloodthirsty creatures of the darkish, Tom needs to vanquish a god, avenge his grasp, and shield the individual he loves most--Alice--from himself. The final Apprentice sequence is quickly to be a big movie, Seventh Son, starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, package Harington, Olivia Williams, Antje Traue, Djimon Hounsou and Julianne Moore as mom Malkin. It's a suspenseful thrill-ride that's "spine-tingling" (Publishers Weekly) and "anything yet tame" (Horn Book). yet don't learn it after darkish!

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Werewolves/Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection

By Don Roff, Paul Jessup

Werewolves:
Werewolves takes the shape of an illustrated magazine that plunges readers into the lifetime of a highschool girl-turned-werewolf as she makes her transformation. After Alice and her brother are bitten by means of what they imagine are huge canines, her journal/sketchbook turns into a spot for her to checklist the adjustments they begin to adventure her socially awkward brother falls in with a few creepy new acquaintances, and he or she surprises herself with new strengths and instincts and a by surprise nonvegetarian curiosity in uncooked steak. becoming a member of the werewolf pack that bit them, they notice the pleasures and risks that include the cycles of the moon, together with threats from "hunters" who stalk them, a researcher looking a medication, and escalating violence in the pack itself. With a clean tackle the lore and legend, Werewolves supplies lovers a ripping story to sink their tooth into.

Zombies:
Taking the shape of a biologist's illustrated magazine present in the aftermath of the assault, this pulse-pounding, suspenseful story of zombie apocalypse follows the narrator as he flees from urban to geographical region and heads north to Canada, the place he hopes the undead should be slowed via the chillier weather. Encountering scattered people and rankings of the contaminated alongside the best way, he fills his computing device with photograph drawings of the zombies and cautious observations in their habit, besides terrifying stories of survival. This scary new contribution to the vastly renowned zombie resurgence will hold fanatics at the fringe of their seats correct as much as the very finish.

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