Just in time for Halloween, today we welcome Joseph Nassise, the author of more than a dozen novels of horror and supernatural suspense as well as one of the founders of SupernaturalInk.com. We asked this horror expert to offer his picks for spooky Halloween reads, and we know you won't be disappointed!
Halloween is here and if you’re anything like me that means you’re hunting around for a haunting read. Something with ghosts, goblins, maybe even a demon or two. Something to curl up with on a dark night as the wind howls outside your door and the shadows seem to creep and move all on their own.
If so, you’ve come to the right place. In the list below you’ll find twenty hand-picked titles—all currently priced at $3.99 or less—from some excellent authors, guaranteed to satisfy even the most voracious of reading appetites and sure to deliver that haunting chill you’ve been searching for.
Blood Crimes by Dave Seltzerman – a genre-bending mix of urban fantasy and fast-paced crime novel from Shamus award winner Zeltersman.
The Affair of the Wooden Boy by Ian Doyle – an occult mystery set in an alternate London full of monsters and mayhem.
The Fixer by Jon F. Merz – “James Bond with fangs” is one way of describing this hard-hitting urban fantasy about a special agent for the Vampire Council whose job is to keep the other vamps in line. First in the Lawson Vampire series.
Curse of Kali by Guido Henkel – If you’re a fan of the old pulp action-adventures, then you’ll love this novella staring ghost hunter Jason Dark.
THE SENTINEL by Jeremy Bishop – an action-oriented horror novel set in the frozen north in which the stranded crew of an anti-whaling vessel must face off against an ancient evil.
Goat Dance by Douglas Clegg – one of my favorite novels from this master of horror and suspense. You won’t be disappointed.
The Heretic by Joseph Nassise – Modern Templar Knights that serve as the combat arm of the Vatican, tasked with defending mankind from supernatural threats and enemies in this first book in the Templar Chronicles series.
Hallowed Ground by Steve Savile and David Niall Wilson – a fabulously creepy weird west tale that delivers a delightfully new take on the battle between good and evil.
Sick by Brett Battles – A horror-tinged thriller that kicks off with a bang and never lets up from the author of the Jonathan Quinn series
The Light at the End by John Skipp and Craig Spector – this vampire novel kicked off the splatterpunk movement and still holds its own two decades later. Not to be missed!
The Convulsion Factory by Brian Hodge – a collection of dark fiction from this master of the short story form. Named as one of the top 113 best books of modern horror fiction.
Angelfall by Susan Ee – Something for the young adults out there in this a post-apocalyptic journey through a world in which the angels have descended, demolishing everything in their path.
Riverwatch by Joseph Nassise – This Bram Stoker award nominee delivers thrills and chills galore in a class creature-feature style that’s sure to entertain.
A Lower Deep by Tom Piccirilli – A man known only as the Necromancer and his demonic familiar “Self” wander the spectral highways is this fabulous horror novel from Thriller Award winner Piccirilli.
The Predatory Kind edited by Joe McKinney – Our world is not as safe and secure as we believe. There are hunters out there, watching us, stalking us, waiting for their moment to strike. They are the predatory kind and they are collected here in ten tales of horror and supernatural suspense.
Sufferer’s Song by Steve Savile – UK bestseller Savile brings us a chilling, pulse-pounding masterpiece in this thriller-horror combination.
Hard Day’s Knight by John Hartness – If you like your horror with a humorous edge, this debut novel from newcomer Hartness will have you smiling while you cringe.
They by David Morrell – Thriller Master and three-time Bram Stoker award winner Morrell brings us a chilling story of a pioneer family beset by animals with uncommon ferocity and intelligence.
A former president of the Horror Writers Association and multiple Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild Award nominee, Joseph Nassise is the author of more than a dozen novels of horror and supernatural suspense as well as one of the founders of SupernaturalInk.com. Visit him online at http://www.josephnassise.com.
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