Who can save the children from the Woodsman?
Thirty years ago, six high school friends banded together to confront the Woodsman, a murderous specter whose prey was children. None of the friends will ever forget the horror of those weeks…or blood chilling image of the Woodsman.
Now the six have returned to town for a long overdue reunion. Except the Woodsman hasn’t finished with them yet. As a new nightmare unfolds, ripping open old scars and inflicting fresh terror, what will each of them have to sacrifice this time to keep the children safe and the Woodsman at bay?
Night Society by Ambrose Ibsen
It was only supposed to be a game. In a boring suburb, three lonely men seeking distractions from their monotonous routines get together in an abandoned house to play a macabre game of show-and-tell.
Nothing is off-limits in their little circle—anything, no matter how depraved, is welcome... so long as it's frightening.
But when one member brings what sounds like an audio recording of an actual murder to a meeting, featuring the tortured screams and pleas of an anonymous woman, the jaded club members find themselves truly rattled.
From that moment, the horrific audio—and strange visions of...
Witch Island by David Bernstein
A witch's curse from beyond the grave!
Witch Island used to be feared. Even the bravest would not dare go there. Legend said a witch had been burned alive at the stake, and upon her death she cursed the town. Terrified residents performed rituals to keep her spirit trapped on the island where she was buried. Now, over a hundred years later, a group of high school seniors have decided to forgo the local graduation parties and have a small gathering of their own–on Witch Island. They don't fear the legends. They scoff at them. But the group will soon learn these particular legends are nothing...
Crawlspace by Dan Padavona
"Just as Jack Ketchum, Richard Laymon, and the Splatterpunks did a generation ago, Dan Padavona's CRAWLSPACE represents a seismic shift in the horror genre. An instant -- and important -- classic." - Bram Stoker Award–winning author Brian Keene
Somebody is watching them.
Jerry moves into Kelli's decrepit apartment complex, where a series of bloody murders occurred years ago. Soon Jerry discovers a hidden entrance into the attic, a crawlspace through which he can secretly enter his neighbor's apartment.
But he isn't the only person aware of the secret entrance.
The Convent of Mary the Queen sits majestically on beautiful grounds miles from the nearest town. Years ago, something so sinister and evil happened in the convent, something so dire that no one speaks about it.
Therese is excited to become a nun; it has been her lifelong dream. She enters the convent with much happiness and enthusiasm, ecstatic that her dream has now become a reality.
She works hard, and prays hard. The sisters are overjoyed to have a young woman join them, and Therese soon falls into the daily rituals of the convent.
The Haunting of Stone Street Cemetery: A Halloween Haunting by Cat Knight
Monica did something she never should have done. It was a cemetery after-all. Now she’s paying for it. Perhaps the psychic was right about ghosts and Halloween. When television talk-show host Monica Stanford goes out for a night of Halloween partying with her life-long friends, things begin to go awry after taking a short cut through the local cemetery on Stone Street. Charlie is convinced that they have unleashed an angry ghost but Monica isn't buying it. As bloodcurdling events begin to unfold with deadly consequences, paranormal activity pushes them to the edge. Can they find a way to...
The Haunting Season by Michelle Muto
Siler House has stood silent beneath Savannah’s moss-draped oaks for decades. Notoriously haunted, it has remained empty until college-bound Jess Perry and three of her peers gather to take part in a month-long study on the paranormal. Able to talk to ghosts, Jess quickly bonds with her fellow test subjects, who have their own “gifts.” One is possessed. Another just wants to forget. The third is a guy who knows how to turn up the August heat, not to mention Jess’s heart rate…when he’s not resurrecting the dead. The study soon turns into something far more sinister when they discover that...
The Parasite by Ramsey Campbell
Rose Tierney and her husband Bill are successful writers, picking apart films and enlightening the masses.
They are invited to New York to talk business and get invited to a party where one of the guests, a quiet Diana, is interested in the occult. Bill has a tarot card reading and dismisses it out of hand, but when it’s Rose’s turn, it sparks something in her.
That night, she has an odd out-of-body experience and is attacked by an unknown force.
Diana, through a premonition, found Rose and helped her back to her apartment to recover. The assault seems to waken her dormant psychic powers, and...
Little Secrets by Megan Hart
Sometimes what haunts you is not a ghost.
They're not alone in the house. With a baby on the way and a brand new house, it seems Ginny and her husband, Sean, are on their way to a fresh start. But strange occurrences and financial strain seem determined to keep the couple stuck in the past. Ginny begins to believe the house may be haunted...or that her husband might be trying to trick her into thinking so. As Ginny researches the house's former owner and the tragedy that happened there, it becomes clearer than ever that something is in the house with them. The question is, who...or what...is...
Haven, Kansas by Alethea Kontis
Never reap a harvest sown with blood. 150 years ago, in Haven, Kansas, a witch was burned at the stake. This October, in Haven, Kansas, a boy plays a prank on his big sister. Suddenly, crows fill the skies, a female scarecrow plagues the town, and teenagers are dying left and right. Amidst the violence, strange things keep happening. Lora Townsend discovers a secret room behind the wall of her bedroom, in which a dark and foul Book of Shadows has been hiding for over a century. The book belonged to an ancestor who documented the spells and stories of the strange woman he loved...a woman...
When Ray Simon receives a desperate call from his childhood friend Kevin, begging him to come visit, Ray can’t say no. Kevin promises to clue him in on shocking discoveries he has made about weird, half-forgotten events in their past—events associated with a summer camp near Kevin’s home in the small town of Blackwater, West Virginia.
But when Ray arrives, Kevin is nowhere to be found. So Ray does some investigating of his own, only to find that no records...