Books about Dark

  1. Anne Rice's The Vampire Lestat: A Graphic Novel

    by Faye Perozich
    An epic gothic tale of a vampire's journey through darkness and immortality.

    Collected for the first time, here are the twelve extraordinary illustrated volumes that form the graphic novel of THE VAMPIRE LESTAT. Evocative full-color paintings and an artful abridgment of the ... (Goodreads)

  2. The Mist

    by Stephen King
    A group of survivors confront terror and terrorizing creatures in a thick mist.

    The morning after a severe thunderstorm , an unnaturally thick mist gradually envelopes the small town of Bridgton, Maine. Artist David Drayton, along with his son Billy and neighbor Brent Norton ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The Pit and the Pendulum - an Edgar Allan Poe Short Story

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A man is sentenced to death by a cruel Spanish Inquisition, and struggles against insurmountable odds to survive.

    The unnamed narrator is brought to trial before sinister judges of the Spanish Inquisition . Poe provides no explanation of why he is there or of the charges on which he is being tried. Before him ... (Wikipedia)

  4. The Black Cat

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A man's descent into madness and guilt, upon committing a heinous act.

    One of Edgar Allan Poe's most memorable stories. The tale centers on two matters, a black cat and the deterioration of a man. The man is one who enjoyed family life with his wife and numerous pets, ... (Goodreads)

  5. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

    by Patrick Süskind
    A murder mystery set in 18th century France, exploring the depths of human obsession.

    An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Complete Stories and Poems

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A collection of dark and mysterious stories and poems, exploring the depths of the human condition.

    This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary ... (Barnes & Noble)

  7. The Devil All the Time

    by Donald Ray Pollock
    A dark tale of sin and redemption, set in a rural southern town.

    The Devil All the Time follows the events and fates of various characters who all carry their own secrets from the past. As the novel progresses the lives of these people converge in unexpected ways. ... (Wikipedia)

  8. The Raven and Other Poems

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A collection of dark, gothic poems, exploring the depths of the human psyche.

    A chilling, thrilling collection of Edgar Allan Poe's poetry, introduced by best-selling author Philip Pullman The Raven . . . Annabel Lee . . . Ulalume . . . these are some of the spookiest, most ... (Goodreads)

  9. I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream

    by Harlan Ellison
    Post-apocalyptic survivors confront an evil, immortal computer bent on torturing them.

    In a dystopian future, the Cold War has degenerated into a brutal world war between the United States , the Soviet Union , and China , who have each built an "Allied Mastercomputer" (or AM) to manage ... (Wikipedia)

  10. Dagon and Other Macabre Tales

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    Collection of short horror stories featuring cosmic entities, ancient gods, and madness-inducing horrors.

    H.P. Lovecraft. Dagon and Other Macabre Tales. [Sauk City]: Arkham House, [1986]. Corrected fifth printing. Octavo. 448 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Cover Illustration: Raymond Bayless ... (Goodreads)

  11. At the Mountains of Madness

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A scientific expedition to Antarctica uncovers secrets of an ancient civilization.

    The story is recalled in a first-person perspective by the geologist William Dyer, a professor at Arkham 's Miskatonic University , in the hope to prevent an important and much publicized scientific ... (Wikipedia)

  12. The Dunwich Horror and Others

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    Collection of horror stories exploring fear, dread and the unknown.

    Contents: ix · H.P. Lovecraft and His Work · August Derleth · in 10 · In the Vault · ss The Tryout Nov ’25; Weird Tales Apr ’32 19 · Pickman’s Model · ss Weird Tales Oct ’27 33 · The Rats in the ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Fall of the House of Usher - an Edgar Allan Poe Short Story

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A man's descent into madness as he visits an ominous estate, beset by death and horror.

    The story begins with the unnamed narrator arriving at the house of his friend, Roderick Usher, having received a letter from him in a distant part of the country complaining of an illness and asking ... (Wikipedia)

  14. The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories

    by Tim Burton
    Collection of darkly humorous, twisted tales of peculiar and fantastical characters.

    From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance – witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a ... (Goodreads)

  15. Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

    by Cormac McCarthy
    A violent and bloody western epic, exploring the depths of human depravity.

    An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Eileen

    by Ottessa Moshfegh
    Eileen, a disturbed young woman, works at a boys' prison and becomes involved in a crime. A dark and unsettling character study.

    The story of an unhappy 24-year-old woman named Eileen who works at a prison, and what happens to her during a bitter Massachusetts winter in 1964. The novel was well received by, The New York Times, ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Kraken

    by China Miéville
    A giant squid goes missing from the Natural History Museum, leading a curator on a surreal journey through London's underground to find it.

    An inexplicable event has occurred at the Natural History Museum, London —a forty-foot specimen of giant squid in formalin has disappeared overnight. Additionally, a murder victim is found folded ... (Wikipedia)

  18. The Inhuman Condition

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories that explore the darkest corners of human nature and the supernatural.

    A master storyteller and unrivaled visionary, Clive Barker has mixed the real and unreal with the horrible and wonderful in more than twenty years of fantastic fiction. The Inhuman Condition is a ... (Goodreads)

  19. Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction

    by Joseph Conrad
    A searing exploration of colonialism, told through the lens of a journey up the Congo River.

    Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction , by Joseph Conrad, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. The Raven

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A man is visited by a mysterious raven, leading him on a journey of grief and reflection.

    In Gustave Doré, one of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late 19h century, Edgar Allan Poe's renowned poem The Raven found perhaps its most perfect artistic interpreter. ... (Goodreads)

  21. Books of Blood, Volume Two

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories that explore the darkest corners of the human psyche, blurring the lines between reality and nightmare.

    Alternate Cover Edition of ISBN 9780425087398 To a surgeon, cutting into the human body is an art. Muscle and flesh are his canvas, the scalpel his tool. He studies the composition of the organs – ... (Goodreads)

  22. We Have Always Lived in the Castle

    by Shirley Jackson
    A family isolated from society, struggling to cope with prejudice and tragedy.

    My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all I could have been born a werewolf, because the two ... (Goodreads)

  23. The Devil of Nanking

    by Mo Hayder
    A young Englishwoman travels to Tokyo to research the atrocities committed by the "Devil of Nanking" during the Japanese occupation of China.

    Like the thrillers of Thomas Harris and Philip Kerr, Mo Hayder's riveting new novel animates the dark corners of modern history. The solitary Englishwoman Grey comes to Japan looking for a rare piece ... (Goodreads)

  24. Anno Dracula

    by Kim Newman
    Vampires take charge of the British Empire, with a vampire detective uncovering a conspiracy.

    It is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously known as Count Dracula. Peppered with familiar characters from Victorian history ... (Goodreads)

  25. The Pillowman

    by Martin McDonagh
    A darkly comic tale of a writer accused of murder, testing the limits of storytelling.

    Ariel and Tupolski interrogate Katurian in a police room, adopting a good cop/bad cop routine with Ariel happily playing the bad cop. At first Katurian does not know why he is being questioned, and ... (Wikipedia)

  26. From Hell

    by Alan Moore
    A gripping story of murder, conspiracy and suspense set in 19th century London.

    Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence , also known as Prince Eddy, marries and fathers a child with Annie Crook, a shop girl in London's East End . Prince Eddy had visited the area under an assumed ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 3

    by Sui Ishida

    天敵“白鳩"に両親を殺害された少女・ヒナミ。悲劇の少女の為に、“白鳩"の本拠地[CCG]へカネキとトーカは足を踏み入れる。そこには、受け入れざるを得ない悲しみの螺旋階段が待ち受けていた──! ... (Goodreads)

  28. Lost Souls

    by Poppy Z. Brite
    A dark journey into the supernatural world, exploring the depths of horror and death.

    At a club in Missing Mile, N.C., the children of the night gather, dressed in black, looking for acceptance. Among them are Ghost, who sees what others do not. Ann, longing for love, and Jason, whose ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

    by Stephen King
    A collection of short stories exploring the dark corners of the human mind.

    A master storyteller at his best—the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, ... (Goodreads)

  30. Horns

    by Joe Hill
    A young man is accused of a heinous crime, and attempts to uncover the truth by embracing his newly-acquired supernatural powers.

    The novel consists of fifty chapters grouped into five sections of ten chapters each, named as follows: Twenty-six-year-old Ignatius "Ig" Perrish wakes up one morning after a drunken night (in the ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Double Dexter

    by Jeff Lindsay
    Dexter Morgan, blood spatter analyst and serial killer, must outsmart a copycat killer while keeping his own dark secret safe.

    As he is dismembering a pedophile, Dexter Morgan spots a witness who flees in a battered Honda . He begins to spend his evenings hunting for the car. His wife Rita , suspecting an affair, starts ... (Wikipedia)

  32. The Wasp Factory

    by Iain Banks
    A disturbed teenage boy discovers startling truths about his family and himself.

    The story is told from the perspective of 16-year-old Frank Cauldhame. Frank lives with his father on a small island in rural Scotland , and he has not seen his mother in many years. There is no ... (Wikipedia)

  33. The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A collection of dark and mysterious stories and verses, exploring the human psyche.

    The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe , by Edgar Allan Poe , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  34. The Complete Fiction

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of horror fiction stories exploring the unknown.

    Another excellent edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the ... (Goodreads)

  35. Cell

    by Stephen King
    A group of strangers fight against a virus that turns people into aggressive monsters.

    Clayton Riddell, a struggling artist from Maine , has just landed a graphic novel deal in Boston when "The Pulse", a signal sent out over the global cell phone network, suddenly turns every cell ... (Wikipedia)

  36. The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    Collection of short stories and poetry exploring the depths of human emotion.

    "The Tell-Tale Heart" is a first-person narrative told by an unnamed narrator. Insisting that they are sane, the narrator suffers from a disease (nervousness) which causes " over-acuteness of the ... (Wikipedia)

  37. Exquisite Corpse

    by Poppy Z. Brite
    An exploration of love, sex, and death through the lives of four interconnected characters.

    The novel unfolds in alternating chapters from the points of view of the four main characters. Andrew Compton, a convicted serial killer (based on serial killer Dennis Nilsen ), escapes his UK prison ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Books of Blood: Volumes One to Three

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories, exploring the themes of mortality and supernatural horror.

    "Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red." For those who only know Clive Barker through his long multigenre novels, this one-volume edition of the Books of Blood is a welcome ... (Goodreads)

  39. Just After Sunset

    by Stephen King
    Collection of short stories exploring the hidden secrets in everyday life.

    Just after sunset—call it dusk; call it twilight; it’s a time when human life takes on an unnatural cast, when nothing is quite as it appears, when the imagination begins to reach for shadows as they ... (Goodreads)

  40. Through the Woods

    by Emily Carroll
    Dark, surreal tales filled with mysterious creatures and eerie landscapes.

    Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. Damned

    by Chuck Palahniuk
    A powerful satire of American culture, as a young woman confronts the absurdities of society.

    The novel opens with 13-year-old Madison "Maddy" Spencer waking in Hell , unsure of the details surrounding her death. She believes she died of a marijuana overdose while her celebrity parents were ... (Wikipedia)

  42. Zombie

    by Joyce Carol Oates
    A young girl is abducted and held captive by a disturbed man who believes she is his dead wife.

    The protagonist, Quentin P, seeks to create a zombie out of an unsuspecting young man. He intends to find a perfect young male companion and re-wire his brain, thereby turning the victim into a ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Batman: The Killing Joke

    by Alan Moore
    Dark tale of psychological warfare between Batman and the Joker.

    Critically acclaimed author Alan Moore redefined graphic novel story-telling with, Watchmen, and, V for Vendetta,. In, Batman: The Killing Joke, he takes on the origin of comics' greatest ... (Barnes & Noble)

  44. Joker

    by Brian Azzarello
    A gritty crime story that follows a villain's descent into madness.

    An original hardcover graphic novel that tells the story of one very dark night in Gotham City–from the creative team behind the graphic novel LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL. The Joker has been ... (Goodreads)

  45. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    Collection of stories, poems, and essays by Poe that explore death, despair, and terror.

    The foremost and most energetic in instituting this search was the bosom friend of Mr. Shuttleworthy, a Mr. Charles Goodfellow, or, as he was universally called, Charley Goodfellow, or Old Charley ... (Barnes & Noble)

  46. The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of eerie and unsettling tales that explore the limits of human knowledge and sanity.

    A definitive edition of stories by the master of supernatural fiction Howard Phillips Lovecraft's unique contribution to American literature was a melding of traditional supernaturalism (derived ... (Goodreads)

  47. Let the Right One In

    by John Ajvide Lindqvist
    A vampire and preteen boy form an unlikely bond while struggling against loneliness and persecution.

    It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. ... (Goodreads)

  48. Full Dark, No Stars

    by Stephen King
    Four suspenseful stories of retribution, exploring the depths of human darkness.

    "I believe there is another man inside every man, a stranger..." writes Wilfred Leland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up "1922." the first in this pitch-black quartet ... (Goodreads)

  49. The Dangers of Smoking in Bed: Stories

    by Mariana Enríquez
    A collection of haunting and macabre short stories exploring the darkness of human nature and society's ills.

    Following the "propulsive and mesmerizing" (, ,, New York Times Book Review, , ,) , ,, Things We Lost in the Fire , ,, comes a new collection of singularly unsettling stories, by an Argentine author ... (Goodreads)

  50. The Call of Cthulhu

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A tale of horror and mystery, as a man investigates an ancient cult's dark secrets.

    The story's narrator, Francis Wayland Thurston, recounts his discovery of various notes left behind by his great uncle, George Gammell Angell, a prominent professor of Semitic languages at Brown ... (Wikipedia)

  51. The King in Yellow

    by Robert W. Chambers
    A collection of horror stories exploring the mysteries of an ancient and powerful book.

    One of the leading examples of Victorian-gothic horror, The King in Yellow is a collection of ten inter-related stories that explore the despair and madness that affect characters that come into ... (Goodreads)

  52. Life and Death

    by Robert Kirkman
    A gripping graphic novel series about a zombie apocalypse and the survivors' struggle to stay alive and find meaning in a world overrun by the undead.

    As the fair opens at Alexandria, old friends return from afar and new adversaries make their introductions. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #139-144. ... (Goodreads)

  53. Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    Collection of bizarre horror stories exploring the cosmic unknown.

    Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and 1930s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmology that are as powerful today as they were ... (Goodreads)

  54. Dearly Devoted Dexter

    by Jeff Lindsay
    A serial killer's struggle to evade capture while trying to maintain a semblance of normalcy in his life.

    Sgt. Albert Doakes , a Homicide detective, has grown suspicious of Dexter & is obsessively tailing him in his free time. This makes it impossible for Dexter to investigate (& perhaps kill) someone ... (Wikipedia)

  55. The Masque of the Red Death - an Edgar Allan Poe Short Story

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A prince and his courtiers attempt to outwit death, only to be brought to their ultimate end.

    The story takes place at the castellated abbey of the "happy and dauntless and sagacious" Prince Prospero. Prospero and 1,000 other nobles have taken refuge in this walled abbey to escape the Red ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    Collection of horror stories about a cult's dark rituals and the cosmic entity Cthulhu.

    This collection spans Lovecraft’s literary career, and charts the development of his ‘cosmicist’ philosophy; the belief that behind the veil of our blinkered everyday lives lies another reality, too ... (Goodreads)

  57. All Things Cease to Appear

    by Elizabeth Brundage
    A family moves into a haunted farmhouse, and the husband is accused of murder. The past and present collide in this chilling mystery.

    A dark, riveting, beautifully written book—by “a brilliant novelist” according to Richard Bausch—that combines noir and the gothic in a story about two families entwined in their own unhappiness, ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Cask of Amontillado - an Edgar Allan Poe Short Story

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    A tale of revenge and retribution, forcibly trapping a foe in a ghoulish crypt.

    The story's narrator, Montresor, tells an unspecified person, who knows him very well, of the day he took his revenge on Fortunato (Italian for "the fortunate one"), a fellow nobleman. Angry over ... (Wikipedia)

  59. The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales

    by Edgar Allan Poe
    Gothic horror stories exploring the dark side of the human psyche.

    The eerie tales of Edgar Allan Poe, from the 1830s and 40s, remain among the most brilliant and influential works in American literature. Some of the celebrated tales contained in this unique volume ... (Goodreads)

  60. 1922

    by Stephen King
    A farmer's confession of murdering his wife leads to a series of haunting events that unravel his life.

    The chilling novella featured in Stephen King’s bestselling collection Full Dark, No Stars, 1922 – about a man who succumbs to the violence within – is now available as a stand-alone publication. I ... (Goodreads)

  61. The Kind Worth Killing

    by Peter Swanson
    A dark psychological thriller involving a murderous plan and a deadly game of cat and mouse.

    A devious tale of psychological suspense so irresistible that it prompts Entertainment Weekly to ask, “Is The Kind Worth Killing the next Gone Girl ?” From one of the hottest new thriller writers, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. Sin City, Vol. 7: Hell and Back

    by Frank Miller
    A man searches for his lost love in the seedy underworld of Sin City, encountering danger and corruption at every turn.

    In the Town Without Pity, good men are hard to find. Enter Wallace, a man of mystery. He's a nice guy who's very good at killing people. Out for an evening drive along the beach, he meets the woman ... (Goodreads)

  63. The Killer Inside Me

    by Jim Thompson
    A suspenseful psychological thriller about a small-town sheriff with a dark, violent side.

    The story is told through the eyes of its protagonist, Lou Ford, a 29-year-old deputy sheriff in a small Texas town. Ford appears to be a regular, small-town cop leading an unremarkable existence; ... (Wikipedia)

  64. The Conspiracy Against the Human Race

    by Thomas Ligotti
    A philosophical treatise on the futility of existence and the horror of consciousness, arguing for the ultimate extinction of humanity.

    His fiction is known to be some of the most terrifying in the genre of supernatural horror, but Thomas Ligotti's first nonfiction book may be even scarier. Drawing on philosophy, literature, ... (Goodreads)

  65. Books of Blood, Volume One

    by Clive Barker
    A collection of horror stories exploring the depths of the darkest realms of human imagination.

    The Books of Blood combine the ordinary with the extraordinary while radiating the eroticism that has become Barker's signature. Weaving tales of the everyday world transformed into an unrecognizable ... (Goodreads)

  66. The Great God Pan

    by Arthur Machen
    A horror story of a sinister experiment that unleashes a terrifying supernatural creature.

    The Great God Pan" is a novella written by Arthur Machen. A version of the story was published in the magazine Whirlwind in 1890, and Machen revised and extended it for its book publication (together ... (Goodreads)

  67. Squee's Wonderful Big Giant Book of Unspeakable Horrors.

    by Jhonen Vásquez
    A collection of dark and twisted comics featuring the misadventures of Squee, a young boy who encounters unspeakable horrors.

    Squee's Wonderful Big Giant Book of Unspeakable Horrors collects together the four issues of the Squee comic book series from SLG Publishing. It also contains reprints from the popular Jhonny the ... (Goodreads)

  68. The Hellbound Heart

    by Clive Barker
    A man's obsession with a mysterious puzzle box leads him to a world of sadomasochistic demons and eternal suffering.

    In a quiet house on a quiet street Frank and Julia are having an affair. Not your ordinary affair. For Frank it began with his own insatiable sexual appetite, a mysterious lacquered box- and then an ... (Goodreads)

  69. Shadows over Innsmouth

    by Stephen Jones
    A collection of horror stories set in the fictional town of Innsmouth, where dark secrets and ancient evils lurk.

    Librarian Note,: Please do not confuse this anthology with the original novella "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by H.P. Lovecraft. Although "Shadows Over Innsmouth" includes the said novella, the book is ... (Goodreads)

  70. Outer Dark

    by Cormac McCarthy
    A tale of desperation and violence, as a brother and sister confront the consequences of their forbidden relationship.

    A woman bears her brother's child, a boy, the brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Tomb and Other Tales

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of short horror stories that explore the depths of human fear and the unknown.

    The Tomb and other Tales- ... (Goodreads)

  72. X'ed Out

    by Charles Burns
    A surreal graphic novel that follows a young man's journey through a nightmarish world of memories, dreams, and strange creatures.

    Doug is having a strange night. A weird buzzing noise on the other side of the wall has woken him up, and there, across the room, next to a huge hole torn out of the bricks, sits his beloved cat, ... (Goodreads)

  73. Dead Babies

    by Martin Amis
    A group of hedonistic friends gather for a weekend of drugs, sex, and debauchery, leading to a shocking and violent climax.

    If the Marquis de Sade were to crash one of P.G. Wodehouse's house parties, the chaos might resemble the nightmarishly funny goings-on in this novel by the author of London Fields . The residents of ... (Goodreads)

  74. Black House

    by Stephen King
    A police detective and an ex-FBI agent investigate a mysterious murder in a small town.

    A series of murders has begun to plague the town of French Landing, Wisconsin . The murderer is dubbed "The Fisherman", due to a conscious effort by the killer to emulate the methods of serial killer ... (Wikipedia)

  75. Koko

    by Peter Straub
    A chilling tale of a man haunted by his past and the mysterious death of his twin sister.

    Shortly after the end of the Iranian Hostage Crisis , the newspaper Stars and Stripes publishes an article chronicling a series of brutal, ritualistic murders in Far East Asia. All of the victims ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Handling the Undead

    by John Ajvide Lindqvist
    A mysterious force brings the dead back to life in Stockholm, leaving the living to grapple with the ethical and emotional implications.

    Something very peculiar is happening in Stockholm. There's a heatwave on and people cannot turn their lights out or switch their appliances off. Then the terrible news breaks. In the city morgue, the ... (Goodreads)

  77. Johnny The Homicidal Maniac #1

    by Jhonen Vásquez
    A darkly humorous comic book about a homicidal maniac named Johnny who goes on a killing spree in his town.

    The series focuses on the 20-something year old anti-hero Johnny C, also known as "NNY" (pronounced 'knee'). He is a deranged serial killer, mass murderer, and spree killer who interacts with various ... (Goodreads)

  78. Sin City: Una Dura Despedida, #1 de 3

    by Frank Miller

    Sin City es la ciudad del pecado, donde sólo los más duros pueden sobrevivir. Una Dura Despedida, la primera de las historias ambientadas en esta sórdida ciudad, presenta a los personajes más ... (Goodreads)

  79. Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    Collection of horror stories that delve into the unknown and the macabre, often featuring cosmic entities and ancient gods.

    “H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the 20th century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.”—Stephen King The most important tales of the godfather of the modern horror genre—a ... (Goodreads)

  80. Fluke

    by James Herbert
    A dog named Fluke discovers he was once a human and sets out to uncover the truth about his past life.

    The Novel starts with the birth of Fluke, a dog who soon realizes that he used to be a man, the book follows Fluke's efforts to find out what happened to him and why he is a dog. Soon he starts to ... (Wikipedia)

  81. Vampire Chronicles: Interview with the Vampire, The Vampire Lestat, The Queen of the Damned

    by Anne Rice
    A journey through the lives of immortal vampires, exploring their desires, struggles, and relationships with humans.

    Louis de Pointe du Lac tells a young reporter the story of how he had been made a vampire in 18th-century New Orleans by Lestat de Lioncourt . In creating and sheltering the child vampire Claudia , ... (Wikipedia)

  82. The Death of Bunny Munro

    by Nick Cave
    Bunny Munro, a sex-addicted salesman, takes his young son on a road trip after his wife's suicide. Darkly humorous and disturbing.

    Set adrift by his wife's sudden death and struggling to keep a grip on reality, Bunny Munro does the only thing he can think of - with his young son in tow, he hits the road. An epic chronicle of one ... (Goodreads)

  83. The Heavenly Table

    by Donald Ray Pollock
    Three brothers embark on a violent and darkly humorous journey through the American South during the early 1900s.

    From Donald Ray Pollock, author of the highly acclaimed The Devil All the Time and Knockemstiff, comes a dark, gritty, electrifying (and, disturbingly, weirdly funny) new novel that will solidify his ... (Goodreads)

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