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.
A new killer that newspapers have dubbed “The Torso Killer” is terrorizing the streets of London’s East End, his crimes obscured and overshadowed by the hysteria surrounding Jack the Ripper’s Whitechapel crimes. The victims are women too, but their dismembered bodies, wrapped in rags and tied up with string, are pulled out of the Thames --- and the heads are missing. The murderer likes to keep them. MAYHEMis a masterwork of narrative suspense: a supernatural thriller set in a shadowy, gaslit London, where killers stalk the cobbled streets and hide in plain sight.
Mercy is a fallen angel haunted by her past. With skin "pale like milk," she never gets sunburned or feels cold, no matter whose body she occupies. When she wakes up in the body of 16-year-old Carmen, a talented singer unsure of her gift, Mercy must discover why she's been dispatched to her new host.
Kaya Satozuka prides herself on being an excellent secretary and a consummate professional, so she doesn’t even bat an eye when she’s reassigned to the office of her company’s difficult director, Kyohei Tohma. He’s as prickly --- and hot --- as rumors paint him, but Kaya is unfazed…until she discovers that he’s a vampire!
Alma Katsu’s acclaimed trilogy --- a supernatural epic that began with THE TAKER and sparked a chase around the world in THE RECKONING --- comes to a stunning conclusion, and brings Lanore McIlvrae to a final encounter with Adair, her powerful nemesis. Dismayed by Adair’s otherworldly powers and afraid of his passionate temper, Lanore has run from him across time, even imprisoning him behind a wall for two centuries to save Jonathan, her eternal love. But instead of punishing her for her betrayal, Adair declared his love for Lanore once more and set her free.
Li Lan lives in 19th-century Malaysia, where she is pressured to marry the recently expired Lim Tian Ching --- her only chance at a good marriage. As a "ghost bride," she would be part of a wealthy, powerful family. But when Lim begins to visit her in her dreams, she knows that the marriage would be her worst nightmare.
THE RECKONING picks up where the first book in the Taker Trilogy left off --- with Lanny running away from Adair, the man who bestowed eternal life upon her. After escaping the small cell in which Lanny imprisoned him, Adair is now free and looking to exact revenge on Lanny, the woman he supposedly loves and has convinced himself he cannot live without.
Mark Fife believes he has successfully moved past the horrible memories of his life; he is in love again, and feels completely in control. Then he is contacted by a woman who tells him not only that she owns his old house, but that she believes it's haunted by his dead son's ghost. He must find his ex-wife and together try to help their son, while grappling with the disbelief of ghosts.
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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.