Horror books set in United Kingdom (8)

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Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
A novel from the author of Giving Up the Ghost and A Place of Greater Safety.


A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
In a future where criminals rule the night, Alex, a vicious fifteen-year-old droog, is "redeemed" by the state.


The Body-Snatcher (Fantasy and Horror Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson EN

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Author of the timeless Treasure Island (1883), Robert Louis Stevenson is a hugely popular author, and one of the most translated in the world. First published in Pall Mall magazine in December of 1884, 'The Body-Snatcher' is based on characters in the employ of Robert Knox, around the time of the famous Burke and Hare murders. Many of the Gothic romance and horror stories, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and a... continue


Thirteen Storeys by Jonny Sims, Jonathan Sims EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
One apartment building, many stories. A chilling thriller that's perfect for fans of grounded horror like Get Out, Us and It Follows. A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. All the guests are strangers - even to their host, the billionaire owner of the building. None of them know why they were selected to receive his invitation. Besides a postcode, they share only one thing in common - they've all experienced an unsettling occurrence within the building's walls. By the end of the night, their host is dead, and none of the guests will say what happened. His... continue


Coraline by Neil Gaiman EN

Rating: 4 (7 votes)
In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. Only different. The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want Coraline to be their little girl. They want to change her and keep her with them. . . . Forever. Coraline is an extraordinary fairy tale/nightmare from the uniquely skewed imagination of #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman.


The Fungus by Harry Adam Knight EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
A man-made microbe that accelerates the normal growth of molds and fungi is responsible for the deformed men and women appearing in hospital emergency rooms.


Sisters : A Novel by Daisy Johnson EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR “[A] skillfully crafted gothic mystery . . . Johnson pulls off a great feat in this book.” —Financial Times “It reminded me, in its general refusal to play nice, of early Ian McEwan.” —The New York Times Book Review “Johnson crafts an aching thriller about the dangers of loving too intensely.” —Time From a Booker Prize finalist and international literary star: a blazing portrait of one darkly riveting sibling relationship, from the inside out. “One of her generation’s most intriguing authors” (Entertainment Weekly), Daisy Johnson is the youngest writer... continue


The Wayward Sisters by Kate Hodges EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Something wicked this way comes... 'This Gothic feminist mystery is just magic' Heat 'For fans of eerie Gothic mystery, The Wayward Sisters has it all' The Upcoming Inverness, 1769. On a freezing winter's night, astronomer Nancy Lockaby arrives at Blackthistle House, home to renowned Shakespeare scholar Caleb Malles, to assist him in his research. She hopes to forget all that has happened to her in London. Nancy initially finds herself captivated by Caleb's eccentric mind and deep passion for Macbeth. So, when she is warned by three mysterious women that Caleb is keeping secrets from her, she ... continue