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New horror fiction for Halloween

Halloween - and really all of October - is of course the best time to get enjoy all things spooky! Take a look at some of the newest releases in horror fiction for teens and adults. There's sure to be something that will set your spine tingling. Click on the titles to see our catalog's holdings and request items. 

Happy Halloween!


	Sleeping beauties : a novel
Sleeping beauties : a novel
by Stephen King

A father-son collaboration envisions a near-future where the women succumb to a sleeping disease, the men revert to their increasingly primal natures and one woman, mysteriously immune, struggles to survive in an Appalachian prison town where she is treated alternately as a demon and a lab specimen.

	Her body and other parties : stories
Her body and other parties : stories
by Carmen Maria Machado

Bordering psychological realism and science fiction, a collection of stories explore the reality of women's lives and the violence inflicted upon their bodies

	Meddling kids
Meddling kids
by Edgar Cantero

The surviving members of a forgotten teen detective club and their dog reunite as broken adults to embark on an effort to solve a terrifying cold case that ruined them all and sent the wrong man to prison

	Agents of dreamland
Agents of dreamland
by Caitlín R Kiernan

After haunting events occur at a cult compound, two intelligence agents meet in Arizona to exchange information about what happened, while contact is lost with one of NASA's interplanetary probes and something beyond Pluto's orbit makes contact

	The ravenous
The ravenous
by Amy Lukavics

When their youngest sister Rose dies in a fall and their mother is able to bring her back from the dead, the sisters must find a way to satisfy Rose's hunger for human flesh

	The Bone Mother
The Bone Mother
by David Demchuk

Three neighboring villages on the Ukrainian/Romanian border are the final refuge for the last of the mythical creatures of Eastern Europe. Now, on the eve of the war that may eradicate their kind--and with the ruthless Night Police descending upon their sanctuary--they tell their stories and confront their destinies. Eerie and unsettling like the best fairy tales, these incisor-sharp portraits of ghosts, witches, sirens, and seers--and the mortals who live at their side and in their thrall--will chill your marrow and tear at your heart.

	Thornhill
Thornhill
by Pam Smy

"Parallel plotlines set in different times, one told in text and one in art, inform each other as a young girl unravels the mystery of a ghost next door"

	The dark net
The dark net
by Benjamin Percy

When the criminal underworld of the internet gives way to the viral spread of ancient demons, an adolescent with visual prosthetics, a technophobic journalist, a former child evangelist and a cyber hacker activist become the world's unlikely defenders.

	A killer harvest : a thriller
A killer harvest : a thriller
by Paul Cleave

A blind teen receives a corneal donation that restores his sight but gives him an eerie capacity to experience the memories of their previous owner, his homicide detective father. By the award-winning author of Joe Victim.

	There's someone inside your house
There's someone inside your house
by Stephanie Perkins

When incrementally more violent attacks overshadow life at Osborne High, an intense hunt for the killer leads to the revelation of astonishing secrets. By the best-selling author of Anna and the French Kiss. Simultaneous eBook.