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The Forest of Hands and Teeth by
In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth.
Call Number: F RYA
Publication Date: 2010-02-09
Something Wicked This Way Comes by
It's the week before Hallowe'en, and Cooger and Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois. The siren song of the calliope entices all with promises of youth regained and dreams fulfilled . . . And as two boys trembling on the brink of manhood set out to explore the mysteries of the dark carnival's smoke, mazes and mirrors, they will also discover the true price of innermost wishes . . .
Call Number: F BRA
Publication Date: 1962
Horowitz Horror by
Welcome to a strange and twisted world where the spooky, the shocking, and the positively petrifying are lurking just out of sight. A bus ride home turns into your worst nightmare. A quaint country cottage has a grisly secret. A man returns from holiday with bubbling skin and bloodshot eyes. Horowitz Horror. It's all around you. Alive. Waiting. Enter if you dare.
Call Number: F HOR
Publication Date: 2000
Ghost house by
In the spirit of the Halo trilogy, this series from international best-selling author Alexandra Adornetto is guaranteed to be another hit from the talented young author who understands her audience like no other. After the loss of her mother, Chloe Kennedy starts seeing the ghosts that haunted her as a young girl again. Spending time at her grandmother's country estate in the south of England is her chance to get away from her grief and the spirits that haunt her. Until she meets a mysterious stranger Alexander Reade is 157 years dead, with secrets darker than the lake surrounding Grange Hall and a lifelike presence that draws Chloe more strongly than any ghost before. But the bond between them awakens the vengeful spirit of Alexander's past love, Isobel. And she will stop at nothing to destroy anyone who threatens to take him from her. To stop Isobel, Chloe must push her developing abilities to their most dangerous limits, even if it means losing Alex forever and giving the hungry dead a chance to claim her for their own Ages:13+
Call Number: F ADO
Publication Date: 2014
Gothic Tales by
'Such whispered tales, such old temptations and hauntings, and devilish terrors'. Elizabeth Gaskell's chilling Gothic tales blend the real and the supernatural to eerie, compelling effect.
Call Number: F GAS
Publication Date: 2001-02-01
Toxic beauty by
Bethany is tired of feeling plain and ordinary. Tired of being ignored. If only she was beautiful then everyone would want to be her friend, everyone would take notice - even Ryan. When a mysterious man offers to make all of Bethany's wildest dreams come true, she jumps at the chance. But she has no idea the terrible price that she'll have to pay...
Call Number: F COO
Publication Date: 2009
Evil Genius by
The story begins when a young boy named Cadel Piggot is taken to a psychologist due to the fact that he is brilliant with computers and has an IQ that greatly exceeds that of an above average adult man and also due to the fact that he has been hacking into high-security networks. His morality has significant consequences for those around him, and ultimately his use of his intellect destroys his surroundings until he is saved by a moral code instilled in him by his relationship with a girl named Sonja Pirovic, who has cerebral palsy and whose IQ seems to match him.
Call Number: F JIN
Publication Date: 2005
A Choir of Ill Children by
A Choir of Ill Children is the startling story of Kingdom Come, a decaying, swamp backwater that draws the lost, ill-fated, and damned. Since his mother’s disappearance and his father’s suicide, Thomas has cared for his three brothers—conjoined triplets with separate bodies but one shared brain—and the town’s only industry, the Mill. Because of his family’s prominence, Thomas is feared and respected by the superstitious swamp folk. Granny witches cast hexes while Thomas’s childhood sweetheart drifts through his life like a vengeful ghost and his best friend, a reverend suffering from the power of tongues, is overcome with this curse as he tries to warn of impending menace. All Thomas learns is that “the carnival is coming.” Torn by responsibility and rage, Thomas must face his tormented past as well as the mysterious forces surging toward the town he loves and despises.
Call Number: F PIC
Publication Date: 2004-06-01
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories by
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde describes the mysterious relationship between a respectable and affable doctor and his brutal associate. Set in the grimy streets of Victorian London, this tale of murder, split personality and obscure science, with its chilling final revelation, became an instant horror classic when it was first published in 1886 and has enthralled and terrified generations of readers ever since.
Call Number: F STE
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
Horror Hotel by
When the YouTube-famous Ghost Gang - Chrissy, Chase, Emma, and Kiki - visit a haunted LA hotel notorious for tragedy to secretly film after dark, they expect it to be just like their previous paranormal huntings. Spooky enough to attract subscribers - and ultimately harmless. But when they stumble upon something unexpected in the former room of a gruesome serial killer, they quickly realize that they're in over their heads. Sometimes, it's the dead who need our help - and the living we should fear.
Call Number: F FUL
Publication Date: 2022-02-01
Graveyard book by
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.
Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? And then there are being such as ghouls that aren't really one thing or the other.
Call Number: F GAI
Publication Date: 2008
the 13 best horror stories of all time
The stories that comprise this collection will surprise the reader even after numerous readings. They reflect innermost fears and head for spaces where reality is blurred by imagination, where insanity and madness are shrouded in mystery and where humanity is haunted by repressed passion and obsession.
Call Number: F THI
Publication Date: 2002