This collection gathers Brower's twenty-one horror stories from his various short fiction collections. Included are stories which previously appeared in the magazines 9 Tales to Tell in the Dark, The Saturday Night Reader, and Zeroflash; along with a number of stories from his collections, and three of his most popular novellas. Several sub-genres of horror are represented and explored within the pages of this omnibus, from sci-fi, to supernatural, to good old-fashioned murder. As a whole, this collection is not recommended for the faint of heart.
Evil is buried deep in us all.
Enter Saltonstall, and that evil will slowly rise to the surface and explode with devastating savagery.
Not surprisingly, the estate agents left those details out of their description of Saltonstall Farm. So when former advertising exec Caitlin Carragher moves in with her loose cannon husband, Stern, and four-year-old daughter, Holly, she's unaware of the dark secret that haunts the secluded farm.
But not for long.
Soon, Caitlin realises she must unmask and defeat the powerful force that plagues the farm before it rips her family and her world to shreds.
'The Wronged' - Lymon's third novel - is a totally unpredictable and horrifying thriller that builds to a typically outlandish climax.
Not once in her life did farm girl Renee Crocker, imagine she would encounter a world found only in the minds of myth-seeking men. Although what they sought were not always unheard of in other parts of the world, those very things they found would all be a complete mystery to the town folk of Burkett, Texas.
Renee's life changed late one evening during supper, when a handsome stranger came knocking on the door of the Crocker family farm house... and was invited inside. It didn't take long for Renee to discover a great number of things that people in her neck of the woods couldn't even begin to contemplate. The dark of night took on a whole new meaning and the once vulnerable, young country woman finds herself struggling to survive in a world that demand she live forever in darkness.
Saul Peterson is having nightmares.
Fleeting memories of watchful eyes. Impossible dreams of being taken while he sleeps. Visions of a catastrophic end. A society on the verge of revolution. Saul Peterson will stop at nothing to reveal the truth, but that truth may come at the greatest price of them all...
Based on the 2011 concept album by the Iowa-based metal band SALVAGED, Billie Dean Shoemate III brings the horrifying and surreal story to life.
Court is in session.
Is the enemy of my enemy my friend, or should I totally annihilate them both?
"A knockout first book, very unpredictable. An exciting, new angle on a well-loved genre." - T.Teodorczuk, Evening Standard, London.
Sometimes you gotta pick a side. Sometimes you don't get a choice!
"This is not my normal genre, yet I found myself utterly engrossed. I was done in 2 days." - Elise L - Amazon.co.uk customer.
In an uncertain world only one thing is for sure - there WILL be blood!
"A cracking book, a must read for any fans of the zombie/vampire genre."- Rob H. - Amazon customer.
A gripping bestseller that sees a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic landscape struggle against the crazed infected. Marked for death by vampires, they must decide how far they are willing to go to survive. Caught between vampires and zombies, all hell's gonna break loose. Literally..!
A cure for dementia has disastrously failed. Patients are left crazed, infectious and enraged. The ensuing carnage quickly spreads the disease and civilisation is decimated.
On London's outskirts a military base shelters some survivors. The soldiers within must battle against the infected who now roam unchallenged. Tensions are high, relationships fraught, death commonplace. But if they thought the end of the world was bad enough, their troubles have only just begun.
An ancient menace has long existed in secret alongside humanity - a vampire clan, which has recently encountered the soldiers. Now is their time to emerge from the shadows. First though they have to overcome their own problems. They too have to fight for survival against the infected, and they violently disagree on their approach towards the humans.
Hostilities are rising. It's only a matter of time now...
First in a trilogy of post-apocalyptic page-turners like nothing you have ever read before, with a level of realism that is second to none. This series brings both types of fabled being into the realms of the distinctly possible. Human ...
A diabolical force, held in check for centuries, has now been accidentally unleashed. One of the most hellish forces from Satan's lair has come for revenge. As one person after another falls prey to its bloodthirsty agenda it seems impossible to stop until a clue from the past gives the residents of Watkinsville a ray of hope. Yet the sun's rays are not far away and it must be stopped before they appear or else...
Decadent wealth and dangerous secrets. A common girl tempted by power beyond her imagining. Generations have passed since the knight LeMerle's atrocities bathed his land in blood, but a dark presence still stalks the castle he built. It watches. It waits. What evil lurks in the heart of Rensweald? Deep in her soul, Amarys knows. But, will she overcome the monster she's unleashing?
Includes The Purloined Letter, The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherezade, A Descent into the Maelström, Von Kempelen and his Discovery, Mesmeric Revelation, The Facts in the Case of M., Valdemar, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, Silence -- a Fable, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Imp of the Perverse, The Island of the Fay, The Assignation, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, The Domain of Arnheim, Landor's Cottage, William Wilson, The Tell-Tale Heart, Berenice and Eleonora.
What happens if you die, but you can't let go?
Samantha Riley let go, but found herself sent back.
Now she is estranged from her religious family. Cast out for wayward behaviour. Cut off for holding to a near-death experience that questions the certainty of their faith.
Saddled with a new, unwanted gift to guide earthbound spirits to the light, Samantha lives a hand-to-mouth existence as she walks out a mandate she can't escape.
Meanwhile, a stranded, bereaved and departed husband will do anything to bring his wife back to the half-light.
All that would be challenge enough to resolve on its own. But something dark in the world between has noticed Samantha's activities and isn't happy...