Seth Grahame-Smith follows up his bestselling PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES with another piece of speculative fiction that blends horror with literary classics. In this case, we are presented with an alternate history of President Abraham Lincoln and the secret life he led as a hunter of vampires.
From storm-battered castles to secret laboratories, the golden age supernatural anthology Adventures into the Unknown! had every spooky setting audiences could desire! Eminent illustrators Ogden Whitney, Bob Lubbers, John Celardo, Lin Streeter, and others deliver some classic pre-Code horror stories.
It’s been 40 days since the world died, and the dead are roaming the Earth. Two very different small groups of people have survived against all odds, and when a series of horrific events forces them together, all hell breaks loose.
Caught up in a moment of boyhood competition, William Bellman recklessly aims his slingshot at a rook resting on a branch, killing the bird instantly. Years later, when a stranger mysteriously enters William’s life, the terrible and unforeseen consequences of his past indiscretion take root. In a desperate bid to save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a rather strange bargain with an even stranger partner.
Alex and Leslie Twisden want a child so badly that they will do anything, no matter the cost, to make it happen. When their parental dreams come true, what they end up living is a nightmare with no escape and greater ramifications than anyone ever thought possible. As the Twisden children grow, so do a few parental urges that are absolutely horrifying and very difficult to ignore.
During an outing in the forest, Charlotte Markham, a recently hired governess, and the young Darrow boys whom she’s looking after find themselves crossing over into The Ending, the place for the Things That Cannot Die, where Lily Darrow, the boy’s mother has been waiting. She invites them into the House of Darkling, a dangerous place filled with enchantment and mystery. When the boys and their mother become trapped in the Charlotte learns the price you pay to save those you love.
CITY OF THE SNAKES brings a worthy horror/fantasy series to a close with a final installment that is more repulsive and shocking than ever. Thus far, these books have been crime mysteries focusing on the supernatural, but the last installment is the darkest, tending toward pure horror and giving readers a better glimpse of the serial killer Paucar Wami --- maybe a closer view than you’d bargained on.
Kendall loves life in small town Cryer's Cross, Montana, but she longs to go to school in New York, even though it will mean leaving her wonderful boyfriend behind. But when Cryer's Cross is rocked by tragedy, Kendall shoves her dreams aside to focus on finding her missing friends.
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Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.