Seed

Seed Description:

Fans of Stephen King Jack Kilborn and Blake Crouch prepare to meet the Devil br br In the vine twisted swamps of Louisiana the shadows have teeth br br Jack Winter has spent his entire life running from something no one else can see His childhood is his darkest secret but after a near fatal accident along a deserted road the darkness he was sure he d escaped rears its ugly head and smiles br br But this time he isn t the only one who sees the soulless eyes of his past This time his six year old daughter Charlie leans into his ear and whispers Daddy I saw it too br br And then she begins to change br br Faced with reliving the nightmares of his childhood Jack watches his daughter spiral into the shadows that had nearly consumed him twenty years before br br But Charlie isn t the only one who s changing br br Jack never outran the darkness It s been with him all along br br And it s hungrier than ever br br A new breed of dark fiction the subtlety of Seed will haunt you and the end will wickedly satisfy

Rating: 3.47 out of 5

The Bird Eater

The Bird Eater Description:

Twenty years ago the mysterious death of his aunt left Aaron Holbrook orphaned and alone He abandoned his rural Arkansas hometown vowing never to return until his seven year old son died in an accident plunging Aaron into a nightmare of addiction and grief Desperate to reclaim a piece of himself he returns to the hills of his childhood to Holbrook House where he hopes to find peace among the memories of his youth But solace doesn t come easy Someone or something has other plans Like Aaron Holbrook House is but a shell of what it once was a target for vandals and ghost hunters who have nicknamed it the devil s den Aaron doesn t believe in the paranormal at least not until a strange boy begins following him wherever he goes Plagued by violent dreams and disturbing visions Aaron begins to wonder if he s losing his mind But a festering darkness lurks at the heart of Holbrook House a darkness that grins from within the shadows delighting in Aaron s sorrow biding its time

Rating: 3.38 out of 5

The Neighbors

The Neighbors Description:

Andrew Morrison sacrificed everything his childhood his education and the girl of his dreams to look after his alcoholic mother But enough is enough and now he s determined to get out and live his life That means trading the home he grew up in for a rented room in the house of an old childhood friend both of which are in sorry shape br br The only thing worse than Drew s squalid new digs and sullen new roommate is the envy he feels for the house next door a picture perfect suburban domicile straight out of Norman Rockwell with a couple of happy householders to match But the better acquainted he gets with his new neighbors especially the sweet and sexy Harlow Ward the more he suspects unspeakable darkness beyond the white picket fence br br At the intersection of Blue Velvet and Basic Instinct lies The Neighbors an insidiously entertaining tale of psychological suspense and mounting terror by the boldest new master of the form Ania Ahlborn

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

Within These Walls

Within These Walls Description:

From indie horror author and bestselling sensation Ania Ahlborn this brand new supernatural thriller questions how far would you go for success and what would you be capable of if the promise of forever was real br br With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles washed up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback So when he s promised exclusive access to notorious cult leader and death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb the opportunity is too good to pass up Lucas leaves New York for the scene of the crime a split level farmhouse on the gray sanded beach of Washington State a house whose foundation is steeped in the blood of Halcomb s diviners runaways who thirty years prior were drawn to his message of family unity and unconditional love Lucas wants to tell the real story of Halcomb s faithful departed but when Halcomb goes back on his promise of granting Lucas exclusive information on the case he s left to put the story together on his own Except he is not alone For Jeffrey Halcomb promised his devout eternal life and within these walls they re far from dead

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Brother

Brother Description:

From the bestselling horror author of i Within These Walls i and i The Bird Eater i comes a brand new novel of terror that follows a teenager determined to break from his family s unconventional and deeply disturbing traditions br br Deep in the heart of Appalachia stands a crooked farmhouse miles from any road The Morrows keep to themselves and it s served them well so far When girls go missing off the side of the highway the cops don t knock on their door Which is a good thing seeing as to what s buried in the Morrows backyard br br But nineteen year old Michael Morrow isn t like the rest of his family He doesn t take pleasure in the screams that echo through the trees Michael pines for normalcy and he s sure that someday he ll see the world beyond West Virginia When he meets Alice a pretty girl working at a record shop in the small nearby town of Dahlia he s immediately smitten For a moment he nearly forgets about the monster he s become But his brother Rebel is all too eager to remind Michael of his place

Rating: 3.54 out of 5

The Shuddering

The Shuddering Description:

Ryan Adler and his twin sister Jane spent their happiest childhood days at their parents mountain Colorado cabin until divorce tore their family apart Now with the house about to be sold the Adler twins gather with their closest friends for one last snowboarding filled holiday While commitment phobic Ryan gazes longingly at Lauren wondering if his playboy days are over Jane s hopes of reconciling with her old boyfriend evaporate when he brings along his new fianc e As drama builds among the friends something lurks in the forest watching the cabin growing ever bolder as the snow falls and hunger rises After a blizzard leaves the group stranded the true test of their love and loyalty begins as the hideous creatures outside close in one bloody attack at a time Now Ryan Jane and their friends must fight tooth and nail bullet and blade for their lives Or else surrender to unspeakable deaths in the darkened woods

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

The Devil Crept In

The Devil Crept In Description:

Young Jude Brighton has been missing for three days and while the search for him is in full swing in the small town of Deer Valley Oregon the locals are starting to lose hope They re well aware that the first forty eight hours are critical and after that the odds usually point to a worst case scenario And despite Stevie Clark s youth he knows that too he s seen the cop shows He knows what each ticking moment may mean for Jude his cousin and best friend br br That and there was that boy Max Larsen the one from years ago found dead after also disappearing under mysterious circumstances And then there were the animals pets gone missing out of yards For years the residents of Deer Valley have murmured about these unsolved crimes and that a killer may still be lurking around their quiet town Now fear is reborn and for Stevie who is determined to find out what really happened to Jude the awful truth may be too horrifying to imagine

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

The Pretty Ones

The Pretty Ones Description:

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Rating: 3.37 out of 5

I Call Upon Thee: A Novella

I Call Upon Thee: A Novella Description:

A terrifying e novella from the bestselling author of i The Devil Crept In i i Brother i and i Within These Walls i br br Maggie Olsen had a pretty ordinary childhood swimming and sleepovers movie nights and dad jokes And then there were the other things the darker things the shadow that followed her home from the cemetery and settled into the corners of her home refusing to let her grow up in peace br br Now after three years away from the place she s convinced she inadvertently haunted and after yet another family tragedy strikes Maggie is forced to return to the sweltering heat of a Savannah summer to come to terms with her past All along she s been telling herself it was just in your head and she nearly convinces herself that she d imagined it all But the moment Maggie steps into the foyer of her family home she knows The darkness is still here And it s been waiting for Maggie s return

Rating: 3.74 out of 5

the neighbors

the neighbors Description:

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Rating: 3.47 out of 5