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We Are For the Dark

We Are For The Dark

by Robert Aickman and Elizabeth Jane Howard

Hardcover, 258, Tartarus Press, £32.50, published November 12 2011 | purchase
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The Shining Girls

The Shining Girls

by Lauren Beukes

Hardcover, 375 pages, Little Brown & Co, $26, published June 4 2013 | purchase
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The sole survivor of a time-traveling serial killer who began his murder spree in Depression-era Chicago tries to hunt him down in 1989 along with help from an ex-homicide reporter.

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Joyland

Joyland

by Stephen King

Paperback, 288, Hard Case Crime, $7.77, published June 4 2013 | purchase
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In a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. NPR Bestseller

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Breed

Breed

by Scott Spencer and Chase Novak

Hardcover, 320 pages, Mulholland Books, $25.99, published September 4 2012 | purchase
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A couple obsessed with their infertility travels to Slovenia to have an unusual and painful procedure that results in horrible consequences they manage to hide until their twins, Adam and Alice, turn ten years old and start asking questions.

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Books of Blood

Books of Blood

Volumes One to Three

by Clive Barker

Paperback, 507 pages, Penguin Group USA, $18, published October 1 1998 | purchase
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From a power-invested ancient Roman statue that steals souls to long-dead movie stars resurrected to serve the forces of evil, these three collections of short stories combine the extraordinary with the ordinary, to create a nightmarish world of terror and the macabre

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It

It

by Stephen King

Paperback, 1138 pages, Penguin Group USA, $6.99, published October 1 1990 | purchase
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It began--and ended--in 1958 when seven desperate children searched in the drains beneath Derry for an evil creature, but in 1985, Mike Hanlon, once one of those children, makes six phone calls and disinters an unremembered promise that sets off the ultim

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H.P. Lovecraft

H.P. Lovecraft

Tales

by H. P. Lovecraft and Peter Straub

Hardcover, 838 pages, Penguin Group USA, $35, published March 30 2005 | purchase
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This collection of short stories by H.P. Lovecraft includes "The Outsider," "Cool Air," "Pickman's Model" and "The Dreams in the Witch House."

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