By Camilla Bruce
Novelist, Cassandra Tipp, has been missing long enough to be presumed dead. If her heirs read a manuscript, they inherit her fortune. Cassie’s husband, father and brother have all died brutal and suspicious deaths. What follows is a child guided through life by a fairy she dubbed Pepper-Man. The reader weaves their way through Cassandra’s traumatic time as a child, teen, and adult seeing how each person in her life met their untimely end.
By Stephen Chbosky
After moving to a new town young Christopher mysteriously disappears to return 6 days later with no memories. He returns with a voice in his head, with a mission only he can complete: Build a tree house or his mother and everyone in the town will never be the same again. Soon they find themselves in the fight of their lives, caught in a war between good and evil, with their town as the battleground.
By Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
Looking to earn some easy cash, Jessica agrees to be a test subject in a psychological study about ethics and morality. But as the study moves to the real world, the line between what is real and what is one of Dr. Shields's experiments blurs. Dr. Shields seems to know what Jess is thinking ... and what she's hiding. Caught in a web of attraction, deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.
By Grady Hendrix
Patricia is a 90’s housewife in a safe suburban community who joins a book club and is looking for a little excitement in her life. Then the new neighbor starts to be interwoven into some mysterious deaths of children. Patricia wants to convince her book club that he is at fault. Maybe her reading has made her delusional or maybe the weird things happening are all related?
By Joe Hill
A collection of short fiction with 13 tales of supernatural suspense that Includes “Throttle and “In The Tall Grass” co-written with Stephen King. Among the short stories is “Late Returns” which follows a librarian behind the wheel of an antique Bookmobile delivering fresh reads to the dead. In “Throttle” a faceless trucker is caught alongside a tribe of motorcycle outlaws. Horror, science fiction, fantasy, and realism each with a dynamic conclusion.
By Stephen King
In the middle of the night, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis's parents and take him away. Luke wakes up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents, telekinesis, and telepathy, who got to this place the same way Luke did. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half. The director is ruthlessly dedicated to extracting these extranormal gifts.
By Adrian McKinty
13-year-old Kylie is abducted from her bus stop by a couple. Next, her mother Rachel receives two phone calls, one from the abductors and another from The Chain. In order for Rachel to get her daughter back both callers make it clear that Rachel cannot go to the police, she has to pay the ransom, she has to kidnap a child, and she has to make sure the next person on The Chain doesn’t make a mistake so she can get her daughter back.
By Karen M. McManus
Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard about it. Her aunt went missing there. Five years ago a homecoming queen was killed. Now Ellery is moving there. Before school begins, someone has declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it dangerous. To prove it…another girl goes missing.
By Riley Sager
Jules Larsen's new job as an apartment sitter comes with rules. No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. And no disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich. As Jules gets to know the residents and staff, she sees a dark history hidden beneath its façade. Digging deeper into the sordid past, what she soon discovers will pit her against a clock.
By Zoje Stage
A battle of wills between mother and daughter. 7-year-old, Hanna doesn’t speak, despite being able to read and write. Defiant and anti-social, she refuses to behave, forcing Suzette to homeschool her. Hanna lashes out and the only time Hanna is happy is when she sees her father. Suzette can see the jealousy and as Hanna's cruelty threatens to tear the family apart, Suzette fears for her life.
By Simone St. James
In 1982 Viv got side-tracked into a small town called Fell and started working at a motel with some unsettled ghosts. Fell also has a lot of murdered girls and Viv starts researching their similarities until she herself disappears. Now, 35 years later Carly is investigating her Aunt’s disappearance. Carly is mirroring her Aunt, working as the night clerk at the motel. Carly finds there may be a serial killer. If Carly can find the answers, she may be able to solve the mystery that has haunted her family.
By Paul Tremblay
An inventive twist to the home invasion story in a heart-palpitating novel of psychological suspense. 7-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are at a remote cabin when a stranger unexpectedly appears. "Your dads won't want to let us in, Wen. But they have to. We need your help to save the world." Thus begins an unbearably tense, gripping tale of paranoia, sacrifice, apocalypse, and survival.
By Ruth Ware
When Rowan stumbles across the ad for a live-in nannying post, with a good salary she needs the job. A luxurious "smart" home fitted with all the most modern conveniences, but she doesn't know she's stepping into a nightmare--one that will end with a child dead and herself in prison awaiting trial for murder. Writing to her lawyer from prison, she struggles to explain the events that led to her incarceration. She's not guilty -- which means someone else is.