Horror genre books (14)


1.

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel EN

Rating: 3.5     34 Votes
Description:
A novel from the author of Giving Up the Ghost and A Place of Greater Safety.
Recommended: 02 Oct 2022

2.

Dracula by Bram Stoker EN

Rating: 3.5     2417 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
Bram Stoker's peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England: a ship runs aground on the shores of Whitby, its crew vanished; beautiful Lucy Westenra slowly succumbs to a mysterious, wasting illness, her blood drained away; and the lunatic Renfield raves about the imminent arrival of his 'master'. In the ensuing battle of wills between the sinister Count and a determined gro... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

3.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley EN

Rating: 3.5     1086 Votes
Description:
The world’s most famous work of horror fiction: a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a power... continue
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

4.

Ghosts of Berlin : Stories by Rudolph Herzog EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
Berlin's hip present comes up against the city's dark past in these seven supernatural tales by the son of the great filmmaker who "shares his father's curious and mordant wit" (The Financial Times). In these hair-raising stories from the celebrated filmmaker and author Rudolph Herzog, millennial Berliners discover that the city is still the home of many unsettled—and deeply unsettling—ghosts. And those ghosts are not very happy about the newcomers. Thus the coddled daughter of a rich tech executive finds herself slowly tormented by the poltergeist of a Weimer-era laborer, and a German intelli... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 28 Sep 2022

5.

HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt EN

Rating: 3.5     25 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
"Originally published as Hex in 2013 by Luitingh-Sijthoff in Amsterdam"--Colophon.

6.
La canción secreta del mundo

La canción secreta del mundo by José Antonio Cotrina ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
Ariadna es un misterio para todo el mundo, incluso para sí misma. ¿Por qué su ojo izquierdo es completamente negro? ¿Cómo pudo ser rescatada inconsciente de un incendio sin ninguna quemadura? ¿Está en peligro la gente que la rodea?
Recommended: 03 Nov 2022

7.

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist SV

Rating: 3.5     1174 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden! It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenager is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day. But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door---a girl who has never seen a Rubik's Cube before, ... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 11 Sep 2022

8.

No Ordinary Girl by Cheryl Elaine EN

0 Ratings
Recommended: 28 Jan 2018

9.
November

November by Thomas Olde Heuvelt NL

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
Welkom in Lock Haven, Washington, waar de gelukkigste straat van de Verenigde Staten zich bevindt. Als je door Bird Street zou wandelen, zou je zien dat het de bewoners voor de wind gaat, want er staan kasten van huizen. En als je de bewoners zou ontmoeten, dan valt het op dat ze allemaal oprecht gelukkig zijn. Ze hebben succesvolle carrières, doen precies de dingen die ze altijd al wilden doen en ze zijn allemaal gezond. Fysiek, mentaal én spiritueel: het zijn stuk voor stuk vitale, weldenkende en – de meesten van hen althans – ruimhartige mensen. En hun kinderen? Die zijn perfect. Ieder van ... continue

10.

Our Wives Under The Sea by Julia Armfield EN

Rating: 4     5 Votes
Description:
Named as book to look out for in 2022 by Guardian, i-D, Autostraddle, Bustle, Good Housekeeping, Stylist and DAZED. Miri thinks she has got her wife back, when Leah finally returns after a deep sea mission that ended in catastrophe. It soon becomes clear, though, that Leah may have come back wrong. Whatever happened in that vessel, whatever it was they were supposed to be studying before they were stranded on the ocean floor, Leah has carried part of it with her, onto dry land and into their home. To have the woman she loves back should mean a return to normal life, but Miri can feel Leah slip... continue
Recommended: 28 Sep 2022


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