Pages Torn From a Travel Journal

By Edward Lee

It's a sizzling day in Virginia throughout the nice melancholy, whilst a bus breaks down on a lonely backwoods street. The passengers are advised the maintenance will take until eventually the next day, so... what is going to they do this night? luck moves! simply down the line, there's a carnival! The final guy off is a author and sightseer from Rhode Island, a guy named Howard Phillips Lovecraft...

O'SLAUGHNASSEY'S vacationing exhibit! RIDES! CONCESSIONS! ODDITIES OF NATURE! COME ONE, COME ALL!

A real mermaid! A residing cadaver! a guy with 3 eyes! There's even a lady with arms for toes! Howard understands that such "spectacles" are all too usually frauds, yet what Howard doesn't observe is that this: the carnival's frolicky enjoyable will fast degrade right into a waking nightmare of unspeakable carnal depravity and sick-in-the-head violence past whatever he may well ever conceive. And whilst he eventually flees the wretched scene... whatever awaits him 1000 occasions worse.

Show description

Continue reading


Psychamok (Psychomech Trilogy)

By Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley is a global horror phenomenon, with books released in 13 nations, together with China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Russia, and Spain. greater than million books were bought in his Necroscope sequence on my own, yet that hardly faucets the possibility of this wildly imaginitive writer. Lumley's horror usually crosses the dividing strains among delusion and horror or among technology fiction and horror. The Psychomech trilogy, of which Psychamok is the belief, is an ideal mixture of technology fiction, event, and horror, combining in a fast moving whirlwind of a narrative that leaves the reader doubting the facts of his or her personal senses.

Richard Garrison was a corporal within the British army Police, until eventually a terrorist's bomb destroyed his eyesight and his profession. Repaying Garrison for saving his spouse and baby from the blast, millionaire industrialist Thomas Schroeder brought him to the Psychomech, an awesome computing device which may both reward its clients with mind-blowing psychological powers-or smash them completely.

Having effectively harnessed the Psychomech, Garrison stumbled on the Psychosphere, a wierd aircraft of life the place psychological skills have been all. suggestion turned motive, notice grew to become deed, and Garrison grew to become like unto a god.

Two many years later, Garrison is using his special powers to discover the universe. in the world, his son, Richard Stone, is fortunately in love, till his cherished falls sufferer to "The Gibbering," a virulent disease of insanity that destroys women and men by way of destroying their minds. there is not any visible reason. there isn't any medication. There aren't any survivors.

When Richard Stone himself is contaminated via the Gibbering, the psychological powers he inherited from his father allow him to defeat the insanity, at the very least for some time. Then, to his horror, Stone discovers that the Psychomech has run amok and that the Gibbering is the end result! even supposing the madness it creates batters his suffering brain, Stone realizes he's the single guy with the data and gear in a position to destroying the berserker mind-machine.

The son of Garrison is at battle with Psychomech. Who will live on the final
battle, guy or machine?

Show description

Continue reading


Christine

By Stephen King

Grasp storyteller Stephen King offers the vintage number one nationwide bestseller of the final word car of terror!

“This is the tale of a lover’s triangle…It was once undesirable from the beginning. And it bought worse in a hurry.”

It’s love in the beginning sight for top tuition scholar Arnie Cunningham whilst he and his ally Dennis Guilder spot the dilapidated 1958 red-and-white Plymouth Fury for sale—dubbed “Christine” by means of its unique cantankerous owner—rusting away on a entrance garden in their suburban Pennsylvania local. Dennis understands that Arnie’s by no means had a lot success within the seems to be or recognition division, or rather taken an curiosity in possessing a vehicle . . . yet Christine quick alterations all that. Arnie without warning has the newfound self assurance to stay up for himself, going so far as relationship the main appealing lady at Libertyville High—transfer scholar Leigh Cabot—even as a mysteriously restored Christine systematically and terrifyingly consumes each element of Arnie’s lifestyles. Dennis and Leigh quickly become aware of that they need to discover the bleak fact at the back of a vehicle with a frightening and murderous background. Hell hath no fury like a girl scorned, and heaven support an individual who will get in Christine’s manner…

Show description

Continue reading


The Last Horror Novel in the History of the World

By Brian Allen Carr

The black magic of undesirable residing in simple terms seems to be hideous to sincere eyes.

Welcome to Scrape, Texas, a nowhere city close to the Mexican border. Few humans ever stopover at Scrape, and the unfortunate ones who reside there by no means appear to get away. They fill their days with fish fries, affordable beer, tobacco, firearms, and intercourse. yet Scrape is ready to be invaded via an epidemic of monsters not like whatever ever noticeable within the heritage of the realm. First there's los angeles Llorona -- the screaming girl in white -- and her horde of ghost young ones. Then come the black, bushy arms. hundreds of thousands, hundreds of thousands, scurrying on arms like spiders or crabs. however the palms are not anything to El Abuelo, a depraved creature with a paranormal bullwhip, or even El Abuelo don't suggest shit whilst the satan involves city.

Show description

Continue reading


Enter, Night

By Michael Rowe

The yr is 1972. Widowed Christina Parr, her daughter Morgan, and her brother-in-law Jeremy have again to the distant northern Ontario mining city of Parr’s touchdown, where from which Christina fled ahead of Morgan was once born, looking shelter. Dr. Billy Lightning has additionally again looking for solutions to the secret of his father’s brutal murder.

Show description

Continue reading


Moju: The Blind Beast (Shinbaku Books: Fictions)

In Edogawa Rampo's Moju: The Blind Beast, a deranged, scarred and sightless sculptor kidnaps a version and imprisons her in a psychedelic labyrinth of huge sculpted eyes and different outlandish physique components, prior to dismembering her in a frightened blood-orgy. Her limbs, head and torso are later chanced on scattered all through Tokyo. The blind killer maintains his sexually-charged spree of amputation and decapitation, claiming a number of extra sufferers prior to eventually offering his paintings at an acclaimed artwork exhibition during which the sculptures are a bit too life-like for comfort... the main worrying of Rampo's novels, Moju: The Blind Beast is a vintage of grinding horror and bizarre intercourse, tainted with a virulent black humour. It represents one of many earliest literary examples of the japanese "erotic-grotesque" style, during which such matters as dismemberment, mutilation, coprophilia and cannibalism are awarded in a perverse sexual context. This first-ever English translation of Rampo's vintage is illustrated all through and likewise contains an creation via Jack Hunter, writer of Eros In Hell. Moju: The Blind Beast is an important precursor to the standard eastern horror fiction of this present day (such because the Ring), and as such can be of significant curiosity to all enthusiasts of that style in either literature and cinema.

Show description

Continue reading


The Scarlet Gospels

By Clive Barker

The Scarlet Gospels takes readers again decades to the early days of 2 of Barker's so much iconic characters in a conflict of excellent and evil as outdated as time: The long-beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes faces off opposed to his bold, and extremely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell. Barker devotees were looking forward to The Scarlet Gospels with bated breath for years, and it truly is every thing they have begged for and extra. Bloody, terrifying, and brilliantly complicated, enthusiasts and newbies alike are not dissatisfied through the epic, visionary story that's The Scarlet Gospels. Barker's horror will make your worst nightmares look like bedtime tales. The Gospels are coming. Are you prepared?

Show description

Continue reading


Clown in the Moonlight

By Tom Piccirilli

CLOWN within the MOONLIGHT is predicated partially at the actual tale of Ricky Kasso, the so-called Acid King, who murdered a chum within the Northport woods again in '84 claiming devil advised him to do it, then proceeded to carry highschool classmates to view the mutilated physique for days later on. Occult, hardboiled, and noir concerns input the combination as a anonymous drifter teaches Ricky and pals what the genuine nature of hell is admittedly all approximately. Extras comprise the 1st bankruptcy of Tom's imminent Bantam hardcover THE final variety phrases (due out June 5), the 1st bankruptcy of his digital-only darkish myth novel NIGHTJACK, and the quick horror tale "Shadder."

UPCOMING NOVEL: "THE final style WORDS"

From foreign mystery Writers Award winner and Edgar Award nominee Tom Piccirilli comes a enthralling suspense novel that explores the bonds of relatives and the methods they are stretched via guilt, grief, and the opportunity for redemption.

Raised in a extended family of small-time thieves and grifters, Terrier Rand determined to chop unfastened from them and cross directly after his older brother, Collie, went on a mindless killing spree that left a whole kinfolk and several other others lifeless. 5 years later, and days prior to his scheduled execution, Collie contacts Terry and asks him to come domestic. He claims he wasn't answerable for one of many murders--and insists that the genuine killer remains to be at the loose.

Uncertain even if his brother is telling the reality, and dogged via his personal regrets, Terry is drawn again into the actions of his family members: His father, Pinsch, who as soon as made a dwelling as a cat burglar yet retired after the heartbreak brought on by his sons. His card sharp uncles, Mal and gray, who have lately incurred the anger of the neighborhood mob. His grandfather, outdated Shep, who has Alzheimer's yet remains to be a main pickpocket. His teenage sister, Dale, who is flirting with the entice of the legal international. And Kimmy, the fiancée he deserted, who is now elevating a baby along with his former most sensible friend.

As Terrier begins to enquire what rather occurred at the day of Collie's crime spree, will the reality he uncovers approximately their offenses and secrets and techniques tear the Rands apart?

Walking the razor-sharp side among love and violence, with the atmospheric noir voice that's his trademark, The final variety phrases demonstrates why Tom Piccirilli has develop into a must-read author.

“Perfect crime fiction . . . a powerful global, a forged of compelling characters, and particularly a very good story.”—Lee baby, long island occasions bestselling writer of sixty one Hours

FIND extra FROM TOM PICCIRILLI, together with the novels NIGHTJACK, A decrease DEEP, a quick journey TO NOWHERE, and THE evening category, The FELICITY GROVE MYSTERIES, together with SORROW'S CROWN and THE useless PAST,as good as his number of brief fiction FUTILE EFFORTS & a sequence of "Noirellas," together with Thrust, you would greater be careful, The not anyone and extra. Tom Piccirilli joins different best-selling secret and horror writers at Crossroad Press. seek CROSSROAD PRESS to discover titles through invoice Pronzini, William Bayer, invoice Crider, Richard Christian Matheson, John Skipp & Craig Spector, and lots of, many extra!

Show description

Continue reading