Horror and Fantasy
Misquamacus is back.
The President of the United States is suddenly struck blind. Thousands more people mysteriously lose their sight, and America descends into chaos. Self-styled mystic Harry Erskine is telling fortunes in Miami when his friend Amelia Crusoe calls on him for help. Algonquin medicine man Misquamacus has come back to life to seek a final revenge for the massacre of his people. But, this time, the odds of beating Misquamacus are suicidal indeed . . .
A 'Manitou' Horror Novel.
Virus expert Anna Grey wonders if she's going mad when she hears a corpse whisper: 'Get it out of me.' There is no such thing as demons, she tells herself. But cynical fortune-teller Harry Erskine knows otherwise and a series of disturbing events are forcing him from his Miami home towards Anna, who as yet has little idea of the evil she is facing.
When Jessica's parents are tragically killed in a car crash, she goes to live with her grandparents in their big old house in Connecticut. Bullied at her new school because of the injury she suffered in the crash, Jessica finds solace in her favourite fairies and the pictures she loves to draw. One day she suffers bad concussion after falling downstairs at school, and while recovering at home she hears the strange sound of children's voices calling for help. At first Jessica cannot work out where the voices are coming from, but eventually she discovers from a mysterious but kindly old neighbour that they are in fact coming from inside her bedroom wallpaper. Attempting to overcome her own disbelief, Jessica and some friends venture into the world inside her wall where they find an extraordinary land where everyday household objects like spoons and hats take on a life of their own. But there is great danger to be found inside this hidden world, and it is up to Jessica to rescue the strange children whose voices she had heard, before it's too late.
An enemy far from human...
Californian James Falcon's compelling Romanian mother told him so many folk stories that by the time he reaches college in 1943, he is something of an expert on the strigoi, the legendary, undying vampires who infested the most isolated forests of Wallachia. Mostly as a joke, he writes a term paper on the strigoi. But the joke turns serious when US counterintelligence approach him to recruit his expertise. James hunts down strigoi murderers in war-ravaged Europe, Nazi assassins hired to run down run down the French and Belgian resistance in exchange for Transylvanian independence, although the principal one, the terrible Dorin Duca, continues to elude him. In the Cold War, he must fight once more, as Duca goes on the rampage, spreading his strigoi infection all across London, England.
Are you brave enough to discover what figures of fear haunt the imagination of the "master of modern horror"?
From the beginning of history, men and women have been haunted by figures of fear - and now, in his latest short story collection, award-winning horror writer Graham Masterton reveals the figures that haunt his own imagination. Do figures of fear really bring bad luck? Or are they simply stories? Only you can figure out how fearful you are ...
Can spirits be causing all the fires?
A spate of unexplained fires spreads across Los Angeles, killing indiscriminately, tearing up the city, destroying people's faith. There seems to be no probable cause for the fires; arson and murder are not suspected but surely they can't have been started by something as fanciful as spontaneous combustion. Can they? Jim Rook, newly returned from a disastrous sojourn in Washington DC, is called upon to assist with the LAPD's investigation. The police hope that Rook, a special needs teacher with the rare ability to see demons and spirits, can look past the facts of each case and come up with some answers.
A drought leads to disaster. Martin must save his family.
It's summer, and in the deprived areas where social worker Martin works, the water's cut off. As riots start, Martin's teenage son is framed, and arrested, for a terrible crime. Soon Martin has no choice but to take drastic action to save his family, while corrupt politicians try to use the situation to their advantage, with calamitous results.
Was her son the victim of a spirit?
He recognises her voice, but she is hysterical. She has no one else to turn to. Her son has been killed, drowned, but the murderer has left no trace. Her distraught tears shake him to his core - he must help, if he can. She says that the child was a victim of a vengeful spirit. She says that the police believe she is insane.
A bone-chilling tale of horror and suspense from a master of the genre.
In modern-day America, fifteen Boy Scouts and their adult leaders are found to have committed suicide in the forest of a scout reservation. One of the dead boys is a friend of Sparky Wallace, whose father Jack investigates the suicides - and discovers a connection with his own grandfather, who killed himself in a Polish forest during World War II.
A car accident leads to unusual encounters.
Michael is involved in a car crash which kills his girlfriend. He wakes to find himself in the hospital of a small town in Montana. There he convalesces and gradually becomes acquainted with the local community, most of whom seem to be clever and charming, although some are arrogant and difficult to get on with. In particular he forms a relationship with a smart and pretty local girl. He learns that he has been in a coma for weeks and that his friend's remains have already been sent back to California for cremation. He is about to leave and go back home when his new girlfriend disappears. He stays to investigate.
Jim Rook gets the shock of his life when he returns for a new semester to find something more than unpleasant in his classroom.
Jim Rook, remedial English teacher and psychic, knows it's going to be a bad day. He nearly runs over someone dressed entirely in black - but why did they walk right in the middle of the college driveway? And who just walks off into the fog after nearly being run over? But when a splash of blood appears on a questionnaire Jim realizes that his day isn't going to be merely bad: it's going to be the day from hell. Perhaps quite literally . . .
Sissy Sawyer, an unredeemed hippy, has an uncanny ability to read the future - and the lives of those she holds dear may soon depend on it . . .
One afternoon, shadows started to flicker along the corridors of The Red Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and both guests and staff heard persistent grinding noises that gave them "the freesons" - or goosebumps. Months later, Sissy Sawyer's step-nephew Billy drops by with his new girlfriend, T-Yon. Sissy has an uncanny ability to read the future using her special Tarot cards, and T-Yon wants her help. She's been having terrible dreams about her older brother, Everett, ever since he's started restoring an old hotel in Baton Rouge . . .
A gala of gore from the "master of modern horror" (Library Journal)
Award-winning horror writer and master of the macabre, Graham Masterton presents a blood-curdling array of treats: twelve stories of terror celebrating the bizarre and grotesque, guaranteed to quicken the pulse. Marvel at the mirror dug up in secret and better off buried . . . Thrill at a pair of lovers, whose promises to each other lead them down a disturbing path. Observe the haunted house . . . Come closer, dear reader - the hour of the festival is upon us . . .
A chilling tale set in the heart of glamorous Hollywood
When a terroist bomb devastates an exclusive junior school in Hollwood, all hell breaks loose. Among the many dead is Danny Bell, the son of successful comedy writer Frank Bell. Responsibility for the blast is calimed by a group who say they want to put an end to the decadent Western media. But when Frank meets up with another survivor of the blast, he begins to question if this was a terrorist attack after all...
The first in the new Sissy Sawyer series.
When Fidelio Valdes, a disaffected young Puerto Rican, and Robert Touche, a drunk and aggressive businessman who has lost his job and his wife, meet, they begin a spree of random shootings. The Connecticut Police are baffled until widowed fortune-teller Sissy Sawyer contacts them to say that her cards are predicting the murders and giving her clues to the identity of the killers...
The latest from a master of modern horror. A thrilling stand-alone sequel to Basilisk.
Braydon Harris is convinced God has it in for him. Although Suki, his little girl, seemed thrilled to be kidnapped from her mom's parents' house, an electric storm has hit, and it looks like the Lord isn't going to make it easy for Braydon to get away. Braydon's right. A huge truck jack-knifes in front of him, his car catches alight, and Sukie winds up in hospital with terrible burns - burns which only exacerbate the terrible nightmare she's had for years about scary things flying through the sky, like shadows . . .
The long awaited fifth novel in the Night Warriors series.
When a thirteenth century monk was caught having a relationship with a married woman, his punishment was to have his arms and legs amputated. The Monk then turned against God and formed a sinister carnival of clowns and freaks, determined to corrupt everyone who saw them. However, when the pope goes after them, their only escape is into the world of the dreams. Eight hundred years later a serial killer finds a way to realize the carnival again. The Night Warriors are the world's only hope . . .
The seventh Jim Rook novel from the master of supernatural horror.
Remedial English teacher and psychic Jim Rook has been feeling out of sorts all summer, and on the first day of the Fall semester he runs over and kills his pet cat, Tiddles. But halfway through his first class, enigmatic new Korean student Kim Dong Wook arrives . . . with a gift: a basket containing Tiddles, alive once more. The Korean spirit Kwisin, Jim is told, is saying 'thank you' in advance. But what for? Jim can't help but feel deeply uneasy . . .
A mesmerizing new story from the master of supernatural horror.
Ruth Cutter juggles family life with her career as a top arson investigator, but a series of horrific fires leaves her baffled. The victims seem to have nothing in common except the unnatural intensity of the fire that engulfed them and the creepy kid who haunts each crime scene. But these are no ordinary fires. Can Ruth overcome her scepticism in time to save her family and avert the coming apocalypse? . . .
The thrilling new horror from this best-selling author.
When one of his wife Grace's patients dies in unusual circumstances, stem-cell researcher Nathan suspects that someone else has been attempting the same experiments as him, bringing mythical creatures to life, only with much more success. But then Grace is injured, and Nathan's life spirals into a nightmare as he is faced with an impossible dilemma: lose Grace forever, or breed more mythological beasts, at the cost of countless more human lives . . .
The dead can't seek justice, can they?
Gideon Lake, a successful composer, is immediately smitten by Kate Solway, who lives below him. They begin a passionate affair, and Kate invites him to Europe so that they can be together without her husband finding out. But when Gideon witnesses all kinds of strange and terrifying events, he soon realizes that nothing in Kate's world is what it seems. Gideon must work out who, and what, Kate really is, and what she wants from him . . .
A new thriller from the master of suspense.
When stuntman Noah Flynn finds a strange medallion with what appear to be ancient cuneiform markings, little does he suspect there will be disastrous consequences for those around him. When the Arabic would-be assassin of aid agency diplomat Adeola Davis turns out to have been wearing a similar medallion, she and Noah join together to discover what this can all mean, as the death toll continues to rise . . .