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Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition's uncanny discoveries--and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization-is a milestone of macabre literature. This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecraft's masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature." This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror.
Reading The Atrocity Archives is sort of the linguistic equivalent to surfing the huge waves of Half Moon Bay with Robin Williams tied to the back of your surfboard. It's exhilarating, lightening, mind-blowing, and exhausting. It's more entertaining than anything as weird as itself. You'll find yourself in is of hysterical laughter and deep thought while teetering on he edge of an abyss. It's an exciting, unpredictably wild ride.
The third and fourth books in Stine's Ghosts of Fear Street series. Includes "The Attack of the Aqua Apes" and "Nightmare in 3-D."
Readers are placed in the character of a young person who is being watched by terrifying babysitter Zoe, whose ideas of fun including horrifying games like the Bottomless Ball Pit and Tomb of the Unknown Rat.
A boy accidentally knocks over a gravestone and has his body taken over by a destructive ghoul. Helpless and alone, he tries to figure out how to get his body back before it's too late.
Drew is twelve and fed-up with her long-time rivals Lee and Tabby, a pair of stuck-up buddies who get a kick out of teasing Drew and her friends. Drew looks forward to Halloween, when she'll get revenge by carving scary jack-o'-lanterns that come to life.
Skipper Matthews has an awesome comic book collection. His favorite is called "The Masked Mutant". It's about an evil supervillain who's out to rule the universe! Skipper can't get enough of The Mutant. Until one day he gets lost in a strange part of town and finds a building that looks exactly like The Mutant's secret headquarters. A building that appears and disappears! Has Skipper read one too many comic books? Or does The Masked Mutant really live in Riverview Falls?
A weird book left on an empty street flips its pages in the wind. The breeze vanishes, but the pages keep moving. They take on a horrible, and hungry, life of their own. Only the Librarian can prevent a young boy falling prey to the razor attack of the bats. Only the Librarian knows the one thing that could possibly defeat them.
Casey writes a story so creepy it gives her goose-bumps. She is astounded when her story's main character, a gum-chewing slime monster, comes to life and targets the Ghostwriter team.
The shriveled mummy in a desert roadside display looks harmless enough to the teenagers who have stopped to see it--until it comes to life. The book also includes a novella, The Necromancer.
Reissued for its 25th anniversary, this tale of reincarnation tells the story of Elliot Hoover, who loses his wife and daughter, Audrey Rose, in a fiery car crash. Elliot seeks peace through a psychic, who tells him his daughter has been reincarnated into Ivy Templeton, a young girl living in New York City. Finding Ivy, Elliot must choose between saving Ivy's life, or leaving his daughter's soul in torment.
Built on the Upper West Side, the elegant Breviary claims a regal history. But despite 14B's astonishingly low rental price, the recent tragedy within its walls has frightened away all potential tenants . . . except for Audrey Lucas. No stranger to tragedy at thirty-two--a survivor of a fatherless childhood and a mother's hopeless dementia-- Audrey is obsessively determined to make her own way in a city that often strangles the weak. But is it something otherworldly or Audrey's own increasing instability that's to blame for the dark visions that haunt her . . . and for the voice that demands that she build a door? A door it would be true madness to open . . .
Found: One girl, age 13. Unconscious. Unharmed. Unclaimed. Unidentified. Lost: Everything. JD may not know the truth about her past, but she knows she's in danger, and she can't shake the dark visions haunting her dreams.
Everyone thinks they know the story of the Evil that terrorized Corky Corcoran and the cheerleaders of Shadyside High. But the true story has remained hidden. Only Sarah Fear knows where the Evil began. What it wants. And why it kills. Read Sarah's story and discover the truth at last.
To most people, demons look like regular citizens, but Gabrielle Cody has the ability to see them as they really are, and the responsibility to destroy them. Hers is a special purpose, a divine obligation and a heavy burden.
Created at the dawn of time to protect humanity, the ancient warriors have been nearly forgotten, though magic lives on--in vampires, werewolves, the Celtic Sidhe, and other beings. But now one of their own has turned rogue, and the world is again in desperate need of the IMMORTALS. She came to him in a dream: her creamy skin delectably cool, silky raven hair smelling of the sea and ocean-blue eyes reflecting the depths of her passion. She was everything Kalen had been desperate to capture in his art--and in his bed. In reality, when Christine found his remote Scottish castle, it was to persuade the Immortal warrior to help repel the darkness spreading around the world. But Kalen had a vindictive Sidhe trying to steal his powers and a dark secret of his own to battle before he and Christine could give in to...THE AWAKENING
His birth meant death for the world. BAAL His passion rages across time; his wrath encircles the globe. He reappears at a time when earth is in chaos, plotting a climb to power that would eclipse Christ. BAAL "Take me with you, Baal. Please." Some call him the living Mohammed. Some call him the Demon Prince. Millions of his bloodthirsty disciples follow him to the ends of the earth in a fury of mindless violence and orgy from which there is no escape.... It will turn your heart to ice.
Jenny's last baby-sitting job nearly killed her. But she's a survivor. Then the phone rings and she hears a familiar voice saying "Hi Babes, I'm back."
AKA: "The Baby-Sitter 3". Jenny wants to forget the man who murdered all the baby-sitters -- who's now dead. But her cousin Debra gets a phone call, from a voice saying "Hi Babes, I'm back. Company's coming..."
Things get seriously scary for five Baby-sitters Club members on a "Halloween Retreat" to Salem, Massachusetts. Someone has stolen the famous Witch's Eye diamond from the museum -- and Kristy is missing.
THE NAME ON THE COVER WAS "RICHARD BACHMAN," BUT THE IMAGINATION INSIDE COULD ONLY BELONG TO STEPHEN KING NOW THE SECRET IS OUT-AND SO ARE THESE FOUR SPELLBINDING TALES OF FUTURE SHOCK AND SUSPENSE, ALL IN ONE VOLUME. RAGE A HIGH SCHOOL SHOW-AND-TELL SESSION » EXPLODES INTO A NIGHTMARE OF EVIL... THE LONG WALK ONLY DEATH CAN KEEP YOU FROM THE FINISH LINE-IN THE ULTIMATE COMPETITION OF THE ALL-TOO-NEAR FUTURE... ROAD WORK WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE GOOD-AND-ANGRY MAN FIGHTS BACK IS MURDER- AND THEN SOME... , THE RUNNING MAN IN THE YEAR 2025, THE BEST MEN DON'T RUN FOR PRESIDENT, THEY RUN FOR THEIR LIVES...
In Rage, a high school student shoots two teachers, and holds his class hostage for several hours. In The Long Walk, contestants walk and know that they will die. In Roadwork, Bart Dawes copes with the horrible changes come in his life, e.g. his son dies of brain tumour.
When a practical joke on the class outcast goes awry and leaves the boy dead, the jokesters are remorseful. Soon, however, all of the "in" group teens begin receiving threatening notes from the dead boy. Then, one by one, the popular kids are killed and all the evidence points directly to the dead boy -- or his embittered ghost.
Just outside the small town of Raven Springs there's a curious little inn. Is it just a coincidence that a number of missing people spent their last night there? That's what Jimmy Clevis aims to find out. He's tracking down a man who seems to have vanished into thin air--and his trail stops dead at Raven Springs. Jimmy has no choice but to check into the inn and find out for himself what mysteries are waiting behind its doors. But will he be able to do what others before him couldn't? Will he survive his stay?
As strange things occur in her house and with her younger sister, Alexis wants to believe it's all in her head. But soon, what she used to think of as silly parlor tricks are becoming life-threatening--to her and her family--in this gripping thriller.
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