Horror Books have the best range of books. Whether you want contemporary or classic horror, or bone chilling, blood curdling horror, we have them all!
If you love horror then you're in the right place! Here we concentrate on - yep, you guessed it - horror books! We'll be writing reviews on those books we have read and invite you to share your reviews with us. We also search the internet to let you know where to buy the best horror books and who has the best bargains.
Latest Horror Book Reviews
OK – my first review – I’m a horror novel fan – love Stephen King that kind of thing. Anyway – I tried something different this time. By author Sean T Page recently released in July 10 provides a comprehensive approach to surviving a Zombie apocalypse (this was news to me as well!) The handbook…Read More
This is the second book in a series about the heroine, Kate Daniels, who lives in a world that is struggling between magic and technology. Full of mysterious magic, vampires, shapeshifters, werewolves, witches, dripping monsters and more! Kate is a mercenary whose job it is to clear up the mess that magic and monsters leave…Read More
Great mixture of horror and psychological thriller. If you are looking for a bit of dark fiction to distract and entertain you, look no further than John Podgursky’s novella The One Percenters. This is a mixture of horror and psychological thriller that will hold its reader shocked and mesmerized as they travel through the nightmare of…Read More
What is a Horror Book?
Difficult Question! There are many different types, from the classics of the original Frankinstein through the Point Horror Books and on to the likes of Stephen King. The Oxford Reference Dictionary quotes Horror as being "an intense feeling of loathing and fear, intense dislike or dismay", while the word comes from the Latin horrere which means shudder, hair stand on end. Of course everybody will have a differenct conception of horror and what makes their "hair stand on end".
Douglas Winter stated in his 1982 anthology Prime Evil, "Horror is not a genre, like the mystery or science fiction or the western. It is not a kind of fiction, meant to be confined to the ghetto of a special shelf in libraries or bookstores. Horror is an emotion." He was correct and his words have become a rallying cry for the modern horror writer.
There is a fine line between Horror Books, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Crime and Thriller books. Horror can be about the supernatural - werewolves, vampires and ghouls, but it doesn't have to be. A horror book can be any subject that will give you an emotional reaction of fear or dread, one that gets your adrenalin pumping.