Friday, December 27, 2013

Afraid of the New Year?

Good Morning Fans!~ Afraid of the new year coming? Maybe you should be afraid of these books instead! 
Today we have some scary Horror to read! We have to mix it up a little right?! Well, we also have book 4 in my countdown on the top 5 books I read this year! Ready? Here we go! 

Once Tempted: A Silver Creek Novel $5.99

This was just an amazong Western love story. Every woman has a thing for sexy cowboys, right?! Well this book makes that flame a little hotter! It's a great book! 

Sweeping passions, family drama, and searing scandal play out at the magnificent Silver Creek Ranch as the heirs to a powerful dynasty seize their legacy of love.
Oldest son Ward Knowles feels the sprawling California ranch in his blood. And now that the family business has expanded to include a popular resort, he’s working harder than ever. Silver Creek is his legacy and his life, which is fine for the ruggedly sexy ladies’ man and committed bachelor. Love and trust don’t come easily for Ward since he lost his heart to a gold digger—until he meets a shy, unpretentious beauty whose sweet grace is about to turn his jaded heart into a hungry one.
Tess Casari has found sanctuary at Silver Creek, working as an assistant to Ward’s mother, Adele. Grateful for her busy new life running the ranch’s spa and resort, Tess can escape the heartbreak, humiliation, and secret shame of her failed marriage. The last thing she needs is temptation—especially from a man who reminds her so much of the husband who shattered her faith in love. But passion and destiny are about to change the rules for two people who have stopped believing in the healing power of love.

Now, on to the Horror Freebies!!! 

The Lazarus Impact

A meteor shower pelts the earth with strange debris on Christmas Eve. The US power grid fails due to the impact of a large meteorite. The dust plume causes severe illness and death as it blows east across America. As a result the government quarantines the entire northeast. Military personnel wearing gas masks patrol the edges of the affected area, preventing anyone from crossing. But when the dead start coming back to life and eating the living, the US braces itself for a full-on zombie outbreak that no military barricade can keep contained.

The Lazarus Impact is a fast paced, high intensity, peri-apocalyptic zombie action thriller that traces the stories of eight unique and diverse characters as they travel through the madness, trying to head west past the quarantine to safety... or so they think. 

Wolf, an extreme survivalist television personality, is the first one on the scene when the meteors hit, filming the damage. Dr. Vogel, a former infectious disease lab rat turned physician, is on a mission to get to the CDC to give them samples of what he thinks might be the basis for a cure. Willy, an old, hardened, Vietnam War veteran suffering from PTSD, witnesses the outbreak as it ramps up in intensity at the hospital where he works as a janitor. Sheryl, a suburban housewife, learns of the dust when she gets a call from a neighbor that her boys are sick on the football field. Marcus, a reformed prison inmate with a violent past, escapes with a band of unscrupulous marauders during a riot. Michael and Amy, a bickering couple from NYC, struggle to get out of Manhattan despite the bridges and tunnels being barricaded and locked down. And Brandon, an awkward teenager with an obsession for horror comics and video games, hides out in his parents Cold War era bunker until he runs out of fuel.

When their paths intersect they must help and rely on each other for survival. The plan is to move west, past the quarantine, and make their way to a secure compound where people have been preparing for doomsday for decades. But the nightmares they face on the way west are only a shadow of the dangers they may encounter on the other side of the quarantine, where the American people have taken up arms to defend their new but porous borders. Will any survive the journey? Is it even worth it?

The Monster Man of Horror House

John Coal is the town oddball. Old, crotchety, pungent and solitary, he lives in a scary old house that is almost as rundown as he and sees out his days shuffling around the streets harvesting his neighbours’ skips for scrap.

The local kids take great delight in plaguing him morning, noon and night but they’ve chosen the wrong old coot to mess with because John Coal is no ordinary man. He knows where the bodies are buried. He’s been to the outer limits. He is a keeper of dark secrets. Murder, monsters, demons and bi-polar vampires: he has seen them all and lived to tell the tale. 

Now, if he is to rid himself of his woes, he must dig into the deepest recesses of his past and use these terrible experiences to convince his tormentors he’s not just an old man to be messed with.

He is John Coal – the Monster Man of Horror House. 

Containment Zone

October 12th, 2021 
That was the day Death ceased her collection of souls. 
Instead of claiming people on the day of their death, human beings are doomed to remain trapped inside their decaying bodies until a sliver of the brain dubbed the 'soul region' rots away. When the government's only solution is to set up Containment Zones in each state to handle the burgeoning undead demographic, what were intended to be peaceful, country club settings for the deceased quickly fill above and beyond capacity, to the point that each Containment Zone more closely resembles a third world slum. Slums filled with our dead and decaying loved ones... 

Parker Wallace May wasn't ready to die, but when one inhales too much smoke from a house fire, that's exactly what tends to happen. He never imagined ending up in a Containment Zone at his age, and definitely never imagined his living wife would abandon him and never return his calls. But when Parker receives news from the outside that his wife is getting remarried, Parker sets out to do the one thing no one has ever done before...break out of the Containment Zone... 

To do this, Parker goes to work for a ruthless undead mobster smuggling in and selling an illegal drug called 'phanex' that reacts with the 'soul region' of the undead's brain, giving them a taste of the life they once had but exacerbating their decay with each use... 

Can Parker escape the Containment Zone and get back to his wife? Or will Parker succumb to the alluring qualities of phanex, planting the seeds of his own demise in the process... 

Ward Z

It began with a strange new kind of cancer, born on the other side of the world. Eventually, it erupted on a British hospital ward...

When a new cancer patient is brought into his care, Dr. Andrew Page assumes it'll just be another case of battling against the odds. Soon, however, he realizes that this new patient has contracted a type of cancer that shows signs of intelligence.

As the ward is put into lockdown, Dr. Page struggles to understand the nature of the disease. More and more people start to become sick, until finally Dr. Page has to face the horrific truth: a new strain of cancer has emerged, taking control of its victims' bodies and turning them into zombie-like creatures.

For Dr. Page, this is a terrifying but fascinating new development. For the military, however, it means only one thing: the ward must be sealed, and the entire building - including everyone trapped inside - must be studied, observed... and then killed.

Ward Z is a medical horror novel about a deadly new disease that emerges from a particularly virulent form of cancer.

Slow Burn: Zero Day, Book 1

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Book 1 - Slow Burn: Zero Day
Book 2 - Slow Burn: Infected

A new flu strain has been spreading across Africa, Europe, and Asia. Disturbing news footage is flooding the cable news channels. People are worried. People are frightened. But Zed Zane is oblivious. 

Zed needs to borrow rent money from his parents. He gets up Sunday morning, drinks enough tequila to stifle his pride and heads to his mom’s house for a lunch of begging, again.

But something is wrong. There’s blood in the foyer. His mother’s corpse is on the living room floor. Zed’s stepdad, Dan is wild with crazy-eyed violence and attacks Zed when he comes into the house. They struggle into the kitchen. Dan’s yellow teeth tear at Zed’s arm but Zed grabs a knife and stabs Dan, thirty-seven times, or so the police later say.

With infection burning in his blood, Zed is arrested for murder but the world is falling apart and he soon finds himself back on the street, fighting for his life among the infected who would kill him and the normal people, who fear him.

Hunted (Devon Hurst)

Devon Hurst thought he had escaped his past... 

Subsisting among the ruins of a world torn apart by a vampire virus, Devon wants to forget the man he once was and focus on protecting his wife and child from the wretched vampires that stalk them. The struggle for survival is relentless, but together they have hope. 

That is until a vampire like no other comes hunting. Having harnessed the virus running through his veins, Lucas is different from the pitiful infected that roam the abandoned towns. Far more deadly, he has Devon's family in his sights and it’s not blood he wants, but revenge. 


WUNDER (0.5 DreamZ) Prequel (Wunder Series)

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An Erotic Paranormal Zombie Romance
Start of the Series
A World of Turmoil and Yearning
Wunder may have a normal life now…well, as normal as a freak of nature could have. Half zombie while her job is to hunt bloodthirsty creatures to protect the innocent. It’s the dreams that haunt her and they aren't nightmares. Wunder dreams of a man, a man made just for her. Is he real, can he be the one she‘s yearned for?
Pete’s world is a lonely one as he wrestles with the reality of being part zombie. His hatred for the creatures that killed his parents drives him to patrol the streets and wipe them all out. His life would be stark, but for the dreams he’s been having; of a woman, so sensuous, so sexy. These alluring visions have become erotic and consuming. He feels as if he made her up to keep from going crazy. Is this life of hunting the walking dead, all there is? Or is she out there, waiting…just for him?


A novella. Some FBI agents find hunting serial killers to be hard work, Sam Reece isn't one of them. Hunting comes easy for her, then again she's not like other agents.

Rest For The Wicked - The Claire Wiche Chronicles Book 1

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She's running from her past - and running out of time.

Claire Wiche is an ordinary woman, running her Wicca shop in an ordinary California beach town. But Claire wasn't always ordinary, and she isn't quite human. She hides a secret, and a past she thought she had put behind her.

A past that is about to explode into her present.

When it does, and everyone she loves is in danger, Claire must face up to her past - and become what she left behind in order to save them.

First Cut (Book One of the Blend Series)

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For years Stephen Silva has blended into the background, watching those around him take advantage of their beauty and privilege, patiently waiting for the day when he can even the odds.

Tonight, he just might get his wish.

Vengeance...desperation...murder-for-hire...horror in real-time...a healthy dose of zombies...spectrophobia...even a little bit of hope. They all come together in a place underneath the one we know. Ten tales of horror and the supernatural, plus a 17,000 word preview of the upcoming zombie thriller "Orpheus."

Andrew and James are looking forward to meeting their favorite author, but when a homeless woman, who claims to be the author’s “biggest fan,” begins to stalk the two friends, they have to wonder if this creepy old woman is who she appears to be, and why the sound of bells follows her wherever she goes.

As she sits at her dying grandfather’s bedside, Amanda is told an incredible tale. But are these disturbing revelations of his life merely the addled fabrications of a cancer-ridden mind, or is there any truth to his frightening claim that a dark and menacing figure has been roaming the land all these many years. About 6,500 words.

From the dark and twisted imagination of author William Todd Rose comes two free e-books guaranteed to thrill and delight. In each volume lies a mini-collection of stories which gives the reader a unique peek into the mind of the writer The Google+ Insider's Guide named as one of their top 32 authors to follow.

Open the Box of Darkness to delve into a nightmare world of the macabre. Within these pages lurk refugees from a madman's nightmares. From traditional terrors such as vampires and ghosts to bizarre fetish-horrors of the author's own design,this book is for serious lovers of horror.

Imagine opening your front door one morning only to have your life horribly ripped apart.

In a moment, you're implicated in the murder of your entire family and hounded by something not of this world.

And the very thing that did this to you is now asking for something more-

Your trust.

"Voices in the Field" is a collection of short stories by J. Allen Fielder. Titles include previously published and unpublished short stories, from the eponymous "Voices in the Field," to the humorously creepy "Mom's Eye View," these stories were written to thrill, chill, and make the reader wonder "What the hell is wrong with this guy?" Other titles include "Liquid," "Truck Stop Love," and "Homemade Pie." Stories range from horror, to mystery, to children's . . . and various points in between.

A remote fishing trip in the Canadian wilderness promises relaxation and fun for four friends.

But after catching a fish that should have been released on a secluded lake, the horror truly begins.

And something has followed them back to the Outpost.

A Horror Noir Short Story with a horror twist. 

A hellish ride on the Metro train one night in Copenhagen...

Written as a tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, with obvious links to his tale William Wilson, this short story leads you into a cold nightmare of rape and mixed identities. 

Nick Whittier, having been alive for six centuries, has had plenty of time to master three professions. In a typical week he works as a police officer, lawyer and doctor and still finds time to murder someone and drink their blood. He used to feel guilty about the killings, but now he restricts himself to only eating the worst members of society. Few people in Starside, Illinois seem to care about the untimely deaths of spam e-mailers, pushy Jehovah Witnesses and politicians. However, the barriers between Nick's three secret lives start to crumble when a mysterious man from his past arrives in town seeking revenge. Nick must move quickly to prevent the three women in his life, and the authorities who are hunting him, from discovering his terrible secret.

Dark Moonlighting is the first book in the humorous series.  It explores four of the biggest clichés in popular culture, and it pokes fun at a number of popular television shows including Law & Order, Bones and House. It also takes a more realistic and amusing approach to the vampire cliché. For example, the average human has the equivalent of five Big Gulps worth of blood in their body. Nick takes twenty minutes to kill someone and, like the vampire bat, must immediately urinate afterwards.


Do you love horror and dark fantasy? Evil Origins is an incredible value. You won't believe how much is in this box set!

~3 Novels~
  • Preta's Realm: The Haunting (Book 1 of The Hidden Evil Trilogy) - The full length first novel of The Hidden Evil series
  • Reversion: The Inevitable Horror (The Portal Arcane Series - Book I) - The full length first novel of The Portal Arcane series
  • The Seventh Seal - The full length novel that has placed in the Amazon Kindle Top 100 Paid Best Seller lists in four different genre categories

~7 Short Stories~
  • Voices from Beyond: Volume 1 (A Horror/Dark Fantasy Short Story Collection) - A collection of seven short stories

~1 Memoir~
  • Raising Zombies - Family Life in the Modern Age (A Collection of Humorous Essays) - A "novel length" humorous memoir

A Novelette (Short Story)

Admit it. You think about it, fantasize about it, live through it in your
head. But what would you do if zombies became a reality? If you actually
were to see the dead walk, attack and kill people you know - who then
rise right in front of your eyes? What would you do when the undead
don't follow the script you've played out - over and over - in your own

Find out what happens to a woman in central Illinois when her life is turned upside down. Zombies become real and so does the danger. Her family means the most to her, but can she keep them alive? Can she keep herself alive?

In this short story that begins the full-length series, you are a big part
of it. The main character "speaks" to you often and you're invited into
her thoughts - which can be quite humorous at times. She's not perfect
and she knows it.

She strong and she's a fighter...but she doesn't know it.

The post-apocalyptic series with more than 400 5 Star Reviews, Yesterday's Gone is serialized fiction at its most thrilling, most cliffhanger-y, and most WTF?!

A journalist wanders the horrible reality of an empty New York in search of his wife and son.

A serial killer must hunt in a land where prey is now an endangered species.

A mother shields her young daughter from danger, though every breath fills her with terror.

A bullied teen is thrilled to find everyone gone. Until the knock at the door.

A fugitive survives a fiery plane crash. Will he be redeemed, or return to what he's best at: the kill?

An eight year old boy sets out on a journey to find his missing family. What he finds will change him forever.

And there's a few people who aren't surprised that this happened at all. In fact, they've been dreaming about this day for years.

These survivors aren't really alone...

Someone or something is watching them.

And waiting...

Strangers unite.

Sides are chosen.

Will humanity survive what it never saw coming?

The only certainty is that Yesterday's Gone.

Amazon Goodies

This collection includes...
Fresh Meat: Serial Killer Death Match, need we say more?
Widowmaker: A thriller for horror fans
All Hallow's Eve: The one night it is BAD to be good!
Club Death: Come for the dancing. Stay because, well, a madman has you trapped inside
Rook: Let's stop the Apocolypse, people! Supernatural humorous horror
Supper: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre style short story

Slow Burn: Infected picks up the story of Zed, Murphy, and Jerome where Slow Burn: Zero Day ended.
All three have all been infected but have not succumbed to the most pernicious symptoms of the virus. They’re not the mindless cannibals that most infected are. Nevertheless, their band of survivors, fearful about the trio’s infections, have ostracized them.
Now, back on the street, with weapons to defend themselves but little food in their packs, they embark on a search for Murphy’s family while following the rumor of a safe haven in the form of a doomsday bunker under a house in east Austin.
But the world is more hazardous than they could have guessed. They expect violence from the voracious infected but they have harsh lessons to learn about the lethality of the uninfected. And without people to support the infrastructure of modern civilization, they find that danger comes in many forms.

A homicide detective out of his element…

Demons? Magic? Strange realms filled with mythical creatures? Connor Flynn had no doubt these things existed…in the pages of fictional books. As a homicide detective, he knew evil, witnessed it every day on the job. Even when a series of ritualistic murders begin appearing, he looks to the evidence, not the supernatural. Until the day he found a mysterious woman sitting right in the middle of his latest crime scene. While he searches for a rational explanation, all signs indicate she materialized out of thin air.

A woman in a foreign land…

Locked in battle with a fierce hellbeast one minute, then lying in a pool of blood the next, Sha Phoenix has no idea what happened. A Sorceri within the Mythrian Realm, magic is a way of life, as she manipulates the elements of fire and water. She understands banshees, blood mages, and dragons, not waking to find a sexy detective accusing her of murder. Trapped in the Human Realm, she can be sure of only one thing: the barrier that separates her world from Connor’s is weakening by the minute.

A world on the brink of destruction…

Thrown together by fate, Sha and Connor must find a way to put a stop to a killer, bent on destroying the world as they know it.

The Nexus is breaking, and all hell is about to unleash…literally.

Edwin doesn't know it yet, but he's being hunted.

At the bottom of a crater, surrounded by steep cliffs, Edwin was born in a lonely, isolated village, a place where outsiders aren't welcome and any mention of the supernatural is forbidden--and feared.

Fifteen years later, Edwin has done his best to blend in, but it's becoming ever harder to hide his mahr--a small and strange creature made of black smoke. To Edwin, the mahr is a constant source of consternation and annoyance, and he would like nothing more than for it to disappear forever. But to those who hunt him, the mahr is more than it appears, and they will do whatever it takes to have it.

But Edwin isn't the only one in his village with secrets. His best friend, Walt, has a few that will change the life of every person Edwin has ever known. Walt is the key to unlocking Edwin's own great destiny... if Edwin can survive the encounter.

On October 15 at 2:15 a.m. Earth vanished. A scattered few woke alone in a world with no rules, other than survival at any cost.

A journalist wanders the wretched reality of an empty New York, searching for his wife and son. A serial killer must hunt in a land where prey is now an endangered species. A mother shields her young daughter from danger through every terror-filled breath.. A bullied teen is thrilled to find the world gone missing, until the knock on his door. A fugitive survives a fiery plane crash. Will he be redeemed, or return to the killing he's best at? An eight year old boy sets out on a journey to find his missing family, only to find something that will change him forever.

These survivors aren't truly alone ... Someone or something is watching them. And waiting ...

Strangers unite. Sides are chosen. Can humanity survive what it never saw coming?

ABOUT CONTAMINATION: The infection has begun, ravaging the American Southwest and leaving chaos in its wake. In this new world, there will be no last meal, no dying wish. The only reward left is to survive another day...


Nestled in the woods of Wisconsin, Safe Haven is miles from everything. With one road in and out, this is a town so peaceful it has never needed a full-time police force. Until now...

A helicopter has crashed on the outskirts of town and something terrible has been unleashed. A classified secret weapon programmed to kill anything that stands in its way. Now it's headed for the nearest lights to do what it does best. Isolate. Terrorize. Annihilate.

Soon all phone lines are dead and the road is blocked. Safe Haven's only chance for survival rests on the shoulders of an aging county sheriff. And as the body count rises, the sheriff realizes something even more terrifying - maybe death hasn't come to his little town by accident...


A box set of four supernatural and horror thrillers from international bestselling author Scott Nicholson. 245,000 words of fiction for one low price.

Includes the full text of:

THE HOME- Experimental treatments at a group home for troubled children stir up paranormal activity. In development as a feature film.

MEAT CAMP- An infection at a camp for delinquent teens turns them into bloodthirsty killers. Written with J.T. Warren and adapted from Scott's original screenplay.

SPIDER WEB- A vampire battles a powerful witch doctor who wants to turn passengers of a cruise ship into zombies. The second book in the Spider series, written with J.R. Rain.

AFTER: THE SHOCK- A devastating solar storm wipes out the Earth's infrastructure and kills billions. As the survivors struggle to adapt, they discover some among them have...changed. The first book in the AFTER post-apocalyptic series.

Roberta Paxton had a pleasant, challenging job, a man who loved her, and a host of good friends, but anxiety gnawed at her, at the back of her mind, at the edge of her vision, something was threatening her. . . something or someone. She tried to talk about it, but nobody wanted to listen, not even her thirteen-year-old sister, Tobie. Roberta had had these premonitions before, Tobie reminded her. She was just being paranoid.

But there was someone watching. Deep in the Tahoe forest, emerging only to stalk his prey, to watch and listen, to plot his final move, a vicious killer waited. Each glimpse of Roberta fired his need, but still he waited.

Until he saw Tobie. . .

Jonah has seven days to find his best friend’s soul, or lose his own, dragging a zombie across the country with a stripper who has an agenda of her own, while being pursued for a crime he didn’t commit... and dealing with Satan.

THE TENT -- A family, rent asunder by estrangement and lost in the woods, discover a lone yellow tent which promises a safe haven from the storm ... but they would have been better staying lost.

THE PAINTED DARKNESS -- There's something hiding in the cramped cellar of the old farmhouse Henry calls home, and as a winter storm cuts off all contact with the outside world, this something is going to force Henry to confront the demons of his past ... or die trying.

SAMSON AND DENIAL -- When a junkie walks into Samson Gallows' pawn shop with a mummified head, Samson is thrown into a downward spiral through the streets of Philadelphia ...

DO UNTO OTHERS -- When things in his life go from bad to worse, Jim Cornell unwillingly becomes involved with a shadowy group of people who claim allegiance to demonic forces.

IN PERPETUITY -- When your son is taken from you, what will you do to get him back?

WAITING OUT WINTER -- An apocalyptic tale of survival against a very tiny beast, which turns the hunters into the hunted.

FOR EMMY -- Sometimes, there is no way to keep your loved ones safe ...

THE DIABOLICAL CONSPIRACY -- An infatuation with an alluring and mysterious co-worker leads Mike Bradley into a web of Satanic madness.

THE MAN ON THE BENCH -- In the summer of 1922, a mysterious man appears in town ... a man only children can see.

MIDNIGHT MASS -- In a town on the New Jersey shore, the vampires have just arrived ...

This book focuses on real-world threats like serial killers, psychotic madmen, online predators and more. With a mixture of dark humor and creepy storytelling, this collection of bloody and disturbing tales is both entertaining and downright chilling. Each story, with its creepy tone and terrifying set of events, exposes a real and terrifying fact; that no one is ever safe. Want to know more? Here's a glimpse of the stories inside.
  • How long can you remain quiet? That's a question you will ask yourself when reading "Hide and Seek."
  • A man converses with his inner demons, literally, in "Silence is Golden." It's up to you to decide if those demons exist or if he has gone completely insane.
  • Minutes stretch into hours and your mind becomes your enemy in "Captive."
  • Social networking brings us closer together, but just how vulnerable are we to a predator? "Stalking" answers that question quite succinctly, giving you cause to reconsider opening a Facebook account.
  • Do you smoke? Perhaps you'll think about quitting after reading "Just Say No."
  • Have you ever taken a peek into someone's diary? You'll wish you hadn't after reading "Journaling."
  • We take a trip back to our first story with "Zen," giving you another perspective to the events that unfolded at the beginning of the collection.

This second book in the Zombie Overload series starts right where book one ended.

Canada and her family continue on in their attempt to reach her sister's home in Missouri. The zombie count increases and so does the danger. Canada experiences so much that she hadn't planned or fantasized about back when it was all make-believe.

Who will survive...and who will not? Will they make it to her sister's, or will circumstances prevent the reunion and safety the family hope to find there?

Become a part of Canada's group. Fight with her, survive with her, and share in her pain and frustration.

Blackwater Heights is a building with a long dark history, some of it is well known but more is shrouded in myth and legend. None more so than that of its founding father Horace Whisker. 

Martin Parcell is an ex-journalist with shattered dreams of an author's career. Sidelined through a car crash's injuries, he finds himself forced through governmental austerity measures having to take a custodians position at a private mental health hospital. A writer with undoubted talent, but an author without a story.

He begins his new job deep in depression and drowning under waves of his lost dreams. On his first night he meets Jimmy, his elderly supervisor who has spent most of his life within the hospital walls. Jimmy is nearing retirement age and desperate to rest his weary bones. Jimmy offers Martin a way out for both of them, access to the background histories and stories of the hospital's patients.

A collection of 13 tales from the darkly disturbed minds of the residents of Blackwater Heights. As the long night unwinds, Martin finds himself deeply troubled as the tales unfold before him and threaten to drag him down into their insanity.

It's been asleep for centuries, and now it's awake. It wants things ... and you have to give it what it wants ...

Seven hundred years ago the Anasazi people built massive cities in what is now the Southwestern United States ... and then they vanished.

Stella, an archeologist specializing in Anasazi culture, and David, a mysterious Navajo boy, are on the run from something terrifying. As they flee up into the snowy mountains of Colorado, they are carjacked by criminals. Caught in a blizzard, they must take refuge in what they believe is an abandoned cabin. It's there that they will face horrors beyond their imagination.

Eighteen-year-old Sarah Roberts experiences blackouts from which she wakes to notes written by her own hand. Prophecies. Dark Visions. Future events with dire consequences only she can avert.

Sarah is an Automatic Writer who suffers from a rare obsessive-compulsive disorder called trichotillomania.

She has dealt with kidnappings before, so when she receives a message that details a kidnapping, when it is to take place, and what she can do to stop it, she's ready. But things go wrong fast when the kidnappers recognize her from a previous intervention on her part. People are killed. Witnesses place Sarah at the scene. The police find her notebook riddled with prophecies of accidents and crimes from her automatic writing episodes and they want answers.

Sarah is in a fight for her life with no one to trust. Her Dark Visions have brought her into the hands of a kidnapping ring who will do anything to find out how she knows so much about them.

While the police hunt Sarah for the wrong reason, her parents think she is at a sleepover. Her life is in her own hands and whether she makes it out of this mess alive or not depends on how many people have to die.

Riding the Bullet is "a ghost story in the grand manner" from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile -- a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.

“You're going to hell, Jack Nightingale.” 
These are the words that ended Jack Nightingale's career as a police negotiator. Now a struggling private detective, the chilling words return with a vengeance when Jack inherits a mansion with a priceless library—and a terrifying warning from a man who claims to be his father.
Nightingale quickly learns his soul was sold at birth and a devil will come to claim it on his thirty-third birthday, which is just three short weeks away. It’s a hard pill to swallow. He doesn't believe in Hell and probably doesn't believe in Heaven either. But when people close to him start to die horribly, he is led to the inescapable conclusion that real evil may be at work. And if he doesn't find a way out, he'll be damned for eternity.
Dripping with brooding intensity, unrelenting suspense, and surprising wit, United Kingdom thriller master Stephen Leather’s first book in the Nightingale series is a riveting, heart-stopping mystery with extraordinary range and power.

The Warded Man: Book One of The Demon Cycle $5.99

As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise—demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity. For hundreds of years the demons have terrorized the night, slowly culling the human herd that shelters behind magical wards—symbols of power whose origins are lost in myth and whose protection is terrifyingly fragile. It was not always this way. Once, men and women battled the corelings on equal terms, but those days are gone. Night by night the demons grow stronger, while human numbers dwindle under their relentless assault. Now, with hope for the future fading, three young survivors of vicious demon attacks will dare the impossible, stepping beyond the crumbling safety of the wards to risk everything in a desperate quest to regain the secrets of the past. Together, they will stand against the night.

What the Night Knows (with bonus novella Darkness Under the Sun): A Novel $5.99

In the late summer of a long-ago year, Alton Turner Blackwood brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a fourteen-year-old boy.

Half a continent away and two decades later, someone is murdering families again, re-creating in detail Blackwood’s crimes. Homicide detective John Calvino is certain that his own family—his wife and three children—will be targets, just as his parents and sisters were victims on that distant night when he was fourteen and killed their slayer.

As a detective, John is a man of reason who deals in cold facts. But an extraordinary experience convinces him that sometimes death is not a one-way journey, that sometimes the dead return.

Includes the bonus novella Darkness Under the Sun and an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Odd Apocalypse!

A Crucible of Souls (Book One of the Sorcery Ascendant Sequence) $7.99

When Caldan’s parents are brutally slain, he is raised by monks and taught the arcane mysteries of sorcery.

Vowing to discover for himself who his parents really were, and what led to their violent end, he is thrust into the unfamiliar chaos of city life. With nothing to his name but a pair of mysterious heirlooms and a handful of coins, he must prove his talent to earn an apprenticeship with a guild of sorcerers.

But he soon learns the world outside the monastery is a darker place than he ever imagined, and his treasured sorcery has disturbing depths.

As a shadowed evil manipulates the unwary and forbidden powers are unleashed, Caldan is plunged into an age-old conflict that brings the world to the edge of destruction…

Doctor Sleep: A Novel (The Shining) $7.99

Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. 

On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.

Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant shining power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes “Doctor Sleep.”

Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan’s own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra’s soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted readers of The Shining and satisfy anyone new to this icon in the King canon.

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