Books tagged: literary horror

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Annabel Lee: The Story of a Woman, Written by Herself
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Everybody knows Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee”—but who was she really? In this haunting and evocative novel, Christopher Conlon (“one of the preeminent names in contemporary literary horror”—Booklist) imagines a life for one of literature’s most renowned characters. Hers is a chronicle even more thrilling, doom-haunted, and tragic than Poe himself could have conceived.
Fevered Hills
Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(2.00 from 1 review)
"A McCarthy-esque fever-dream." Literary zombie fiction, extreme, disturbing and masterful.
Blackfern Girls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Girlhood is hard. Surviving it in the strange wilderness of Blackfern County is a challenge like no other. Elizabeth Yon’s Blackfern Girls entices with parlor tricks, whispers of abandonment, and tempts innocence to desperate measures, revealing the lethal dangers of coming of age in a place where reality shivers and changes like a theatre scrim.
Birdtorn Tapestry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A young man's new office job begins to resemble an initiation into a mythological coven.
Dollar Dreadful Volume One - A Tangle of Shadows
Series: Dollar Dreadful, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Peter Guy Blacklock. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This superb new collection, only available as an eBook in the Dollar Dreadful range, is all about sex and death. Each story, told in M. L. Hart's absolutely distinctive voice, tackles our eternal preoccupation with Eros and Thanatos, taking in themes of religion, power and control, mental illness, deviancy, violence, pyromania and murder. All three tales are deft, sensual and fully realised.
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fresh from the trenches of World War I, Paul Monroe returns home to a life he hardly recognizes. His body is broken, his prospects faded, and his sweetheart married to someone else. Another man might surrender under such blows, but his stint in France has made Paul a soldier. He knows that some things are worth fighting for--and some enemies must be killed to be conquered.
The Dark Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Etchison's fiction is justly famous for its creepy ambience, and explores the terrain mapped out by Philip K. Dick, Thomas Harris, and any number of black and white horror movies. This is his legendary first collection, carefully corrected by the author for this new edition. The title story won both the World Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award in 1982.
Abasteron House
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to know what is haunting the attic in Abasteron House by the sea, at low tide … in a dead calm? Readers' comments: "Great tale. If you like ghost stories, worth reading this short but chilly tale. Love the little scare tucked neatly into the final line, and an effective one at that.” “An electric atmosphere from the opening lines.” Short story originally published by Every Day Fiction.
The Gateway Express
You set the price! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Jeremy Benson is being sent away to a new school, but instead of being placed on the train that would take him there, he is placed on The Gateway Express, a train like no other. This is a tale of how the life of little Jeremy unfolds, and in the process, he must face and rise above the most terrifying thing of all, himself.
The Dazzling Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
BRONZE MEDAL WINNER, Readers' Favorite Book Award, 2014. A cemetery. A lost child. An ancient secret. Do you believe in ghosts? Come with the Brooke family on their search for their lost boy, Henry, inside Old Willow Cemetery. Discover the dazzled faces in the darkened air and know their secret. Gothic Readers Book Club Award Winner for Outstanding Fiction, 2013. FIVE STARS-MidWest Book Review.
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