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Bram Stoker Award Winners (horror)

Description: The Bram Stoker Awards are given by the Horror Writers Association in acknowledgment of superior achievement in the horror genre. Bookshare is pleased to offer the following titles awarded the Bram Stoker Award for best novel.

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by Christopher Golden

Date Added: 05/09/2018

Year: 2017

The Fisherman

by John Langan

In upstate New York, in the woods around Woodstock, Dutchman's Creek flows out of the Ashokan Reservoir. Steep-banked, fast-moving, it offers the promise of fine fishing, and of something more, a possibility too fantastic to be true.

Date Added: 11/03/2017

Year: 2016

A Head Full of Ghosts

by Paul Tremblay

A chilling thriller that brilliantly blends domestic drama, psychological suspense, and a touch of modern horror, reminiscent of Mark Z.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2015

Blood Kin

by Steve Rasnic Tem

In a field not far from the Gibson family home lies an iron-bound crate. Michael somehow understands that hidden inside that crate is potentially his own death, his grandmother's death, and perhaps the deaths of everyone in the valley if he does not come to understand her story well enough.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2014

Doctor Sleep

by Stephen King

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.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2013

The Drowning Girl

by Caitlin R. Kiernan

India Morgan Phelps-Imp to her friends-is schizophrenic. Struggling with her perceptions of reality, Imp must uncover the truth about her encounters with creatures out of myth-or from something far, far stranger...

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2012

Flesh Eaters

by Joe Mckinney

Out of the flooded streets of Houston, they emerge from plague-ridden waters. Dead. Rotting. Hungry...

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2011

A Dark Matter: A Novel

by Peter Straub

The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2010

Audrey's Door

by Sarah Langan

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.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2009

Duma Key

by Stephen King

No more than a dark pencil line on a blank page. A horizon line, maybe. But also a slot for blackness to pour through...

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2008

The Missing

by Sarah Langan

A remote and affluent Maine community, Corpus Christi was untouched by the environmental catastrophe that destroyed the neighboring blue-collar town of Bedford. But all that will change in a heartbeat . . .

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2007

Lisey's Story

by Stephen King

One of King's most powerful books ever, the story of a writer's widow who must confront his demons after his death--a bookend to Bag of Bones, Lisey's Story is about the wellsprings of creativity, the temptation of madness, and the secret language

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2006

Dread in the Beast

by Charlee Jacob

Novel which culls from the histories and mythologies of humankind. it follows the trail of the Mother Spirit of the worst that the world is capable of producing.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2005


by David Morrell

Five urban explorers meet up and begin preparations to break into the abandoned Paragon Hotel. But after finding their way inside, it becomes clear that they will get more than they bargained for.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2005

In the Night Room

by Peter Straub

In his latest soul-chilling novel, bestselling author Peter Straub tells of a famous children's book author who, in the wake of a grotesque accident, realizes that the most basic facts of her existence, including her existence itself, have come into

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2004

Lost Boy, Lost Girl

by Peter Straub

A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son -- beautiful, troubled fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill -- vanishes from the face of the earth.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2003

The Night Class

by Tom Piccirilli

Facing another semester of classes, Cal Prentiss moves into a new dorm unaware that a murder occurred there over the winter break. He discovers evidence of the unspeakable crime and becomes obsessed with finding the truth. 2002 Bram Stoker Award winner.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2002

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition

by Neil Gaiman

First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic--an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2001

The Traveling Vampire Show

by Richard Laymon

Three friends are determined to see the Traveling Vampire Show, featuring the only known vampire in captivity, when it arrives in the summer of 1963. Janks Field, where the show will take place, has been declared off-limits because of its sinister history, but the three teens don't want to miss the performance... and their efforts yield far more than they ever imagined. Bram Stoker Award winner in 2000.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 2000

Mr. X

by Peter Straub

For more than two decades Peter Straub has engrossed, entertained, and terrified us with his dazzling blend of cool artistry and mad, spine-tingling imagination.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1999

Bag Of Bones

by Stephen King

From international bestseller Stephen King, a tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past--the inspiration for the A&E miniseries.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1998

Children of the Dusk

by Janet Berliner

Concluding the saga of Solomon, Erich, and Miriam, Dusk begins as they land on Nosy Mangabe, an island off the coast of Madagascar. Along with their mysterious Malagasy guide Bruqah, 144 Jews, 40 heavily armed Nazis, and Erich's crack canine unit, the three fight to find a place in this strange new world, while also fighting to stay alive.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1997

The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel

by Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the "literary event" (Entertainment Weekly) of The Green Mile is now available in its entirety.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1996


by Joyce Carol Oates

Meet Quentin P.He is a problem for his professor father and his loving mother, though of course they do not believe the charge (sexual molestation of a minor) that got him in that bit of trouble.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1995

Dead in the Water

by Nancy Holder

The shipwrecked, vacationing passengers of the ill-fated freighter, Morris, are picked up by the H.M.S. Pandora and sail into a cruise of metaphysical terror, madness, and death.

Winner of Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Year: 1994

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