Horrifyingly Good Books

The Amityville horror.

Jay Anson.


The classic and terrifying story of one of the most famous supernatural events--the infamous possessed house on Long Island from which the Lutz family fled in 1975.

Something wicked this way comes

Ray Bradbury.


Three hours after midnight, one week before Halloween, Cooger #38; Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show rolls into Green Town, Illinois. A carnival like no other, it feeds on the dreams and weaknesses of those drawn to its eerie attractions, destroying every life touched by its strange and sinister mystery. Two boys--best friends Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade--are about to learn the secret of its smoke, mazes and mirrors as they confront a nightmar...

The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson.

Paranormal, Fantasy, Horror

The four visitors at Hill House-- some there for knowledge, others for adventure-- are unaware that the old mansion will soon choose one of them to make its own.

The shining

Stephen King.


"YOU'RE THE CARETAKER, SIR. YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN THE CARETAKER. I SHOULD KNOW, SIR. I'VE ALWAYS BEEN HERE...." -- DELBERT GRADY OF THE OVERLOOK HOTEL THE SHINING First published in 1977, "The Shining" quickly became a benchmark in the literary career of Stephen King. This tale of a troubled man hired to care for a remote mountain resort over the winter, his loyal wife, and their uniquely gifted son slowly but steadily unfolds as secrets from the...


Dean Koontz.


The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author is back with another terrifying tale. For 35 years, Bruno Frye lived in the shadow of the mother who made his heart beat with constant fear. She has been dead for five years, but the whispers still haunt him--enough to make him kill. Unabridged. 2 MP3 CDs.

Rosemary's baby

Ira Levin.


The classic novel of spellbinding suspense only the mind of Ira Levin could have imagined. She is a housewife -- young, healthy, blissfully happy. He is an actor -- charismatic and ambitious. The spacious, sun-filled apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side is their dream home -- a dream that turns into an unspeakable nightmare... Enter the chilling world of Ira Levin -- where terror is as near as your new neighbors and where evil wears the mos...

A winter haunting

Dan Simmons.


A once-respected college professor and novelist, Dale Stewart has sabotaged his career and his marriage -- and now darkness is closing in on him. In the last hours of Halloween he has returned to the dying town of Elm Haven, his boyhood home, where he hopes to find peace in isolation. But moving into a long-deserted farmhouse on the far outskirts of town -- the one-time residence of a strange and brilliant friend who lost his young life in a gris...

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson ; with an afterword by Jerome Charyn.

Horror, Literary Fiction

The doppelganger, the ghostly double infecting the soul, was a popular fictional subject for late nineteenth-century writers, and it found its most brilliant realization in Robert Louis Stevenon's story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life. The finest horror story in our language, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde is also a metaphysical fairy-tale of stunning perspicacity. Also included in this collection a...


Peter Straub.



Robert Westall.


Boy's life

Robert McCammon.