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The Fireman: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062200631
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Published: William Morrow - May 17th, 2016

The fireman is coming. Stay cool.

No one knows exactly when it began or where it originated. A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country, striking cities one by one: Boston, Detroit, Seattle. The doctors call it Draco Incendia Trychophyton. To everyone else it s Dragonscale, a highly contagious, deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies before causing them to burst into flames. Millions are infected; blazes erupt everywhere. There is no antidote. No one is safe.

Harper Grayson, a compassionate, dedicated nurse as pragmatic as Mary Poppins, treated hundreds of infected patients before her hospital burned to the ground. Now she s discovered the telltale gold-flecked marks on her skin. When the outbreak first began, she and her husband, Jakob, had made a pact: they would take matters into their own hands if they became infected. To Jakob s dismay, Harper wants to live at least until the fetus she is carrying comes to term. At the hospital, she witnessed infected mothers give birth to healthy babies and believes hers will be fine too. . . if she can live long enough to deliver the child.

Convinced that his do-gooding wife has made him sick, Jakob becomes unhinged, and eventually abandons her as their placid New England community collapses in terror. The chaos gives rise to ruthless Cremation Squads armed, self-appointed posses roaming the streets and woods to exterminate those who they believe carry the spore. But Harper isn t as alone as she fears: a mysterious and compelling stranger she briefly met at the hospital, a man in a dirty yellow fire fighter s jacket, carrying a hooked iron bar, straddles the abyss between insanity and death. Known as The Fireman, he strolls the ruins of New Hampshire, a madman afflicted with Dragonscale who has learned to control the fire within himself, using it as a shield to protect the hunted . . . and as a weapon to avenge the wronged.

In the desperate season to come, as the world burns out of control, Harper must learn the Fireman s secrets before her life and that of her unborn child goes up in smoke.


Horns Movie Tie-In Edition: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062364647
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 30th, 2014

Merrin Williams is dead, slaughtered under inexplicable circumstances, leaving her beloved boyfriend Ignatius Perrish as the only suspect. On the first anniversary of Merrin's murder, Ig spends the night drunk and doing awful things. When he wakes the next morning he has a thunderous hangover . . . and horns growing from his temples. Ig possesses a terrible new power to go with his terrible new look--a macabre gift he intends to use to find the monster who killed his one true love. Being good and praying for the best got him nowhere. Now it's time for revenge . . .

It's time the devil had his due . . .


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NOS4A2: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062200587
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 15th, 2013

 When Charles Talent Manx, an unstoppable monster who transforms children into his own terrifying likeness, kidnaps her son, Victoria McQueen, the only person to ever escape his unmitigated evil, must engage in a life-and-death battle of wills to get her son back.

 


Locke & Key Master Edition Volume 1 (Locke & Key Master Edition Hc #1) Cover Image
By Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781631402241
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Published: IDW Publishing - June 2nd, 2015

Named a "modern masterpiece" by The A.V. Club, the crticially-acclaimed series "Locke & Key" takes on new life in a reformatted hardcover collection. The "Locke & Key Master Edition "Volume 1 features the first two story arcs, "Welcome to Lovecraft" and "Headgames," with all-new cover art and design by co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez.


Brian Keene signs in San Diego

Pressure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250071347
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - June 21st, 2016

A free diver is called in to investigate a seismological event in the Indian Ocean when events take a deadly turn and she and her crew must fight the monsters in the depths and those ashore.


Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476783093
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Published: Gallery Books - October 6th, 2015

The X Files: Trust No One (X-Files) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631402784
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Published: IDW Publishing - July 28th, 2015

Dark Duets: All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062240286
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Published: Harper Voyager - January 7th, 2014

Impossible Monsters Cover Image
By Kasey Lansdale (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781596065055
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Published: Subterranean Press - July 31st, 2013

Kill Switch (Joe Ledger Novels #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250065254
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 26th, 2016

Josh Finney and Kat Rocha sign in San Diego

Casefile: ARKHAM -  Nightmare on the Canvas Cover Image
By Josh Finney, Patrick McEvoy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780983923060
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Published: 01 Publishing - February 2nd, 2016

Set in the mid-1940s, Strange Cases follows Hank Flynn, a down on his luck private eye who is back from the war and now working the mean streets of the most cursed city on Earth--Arkham, Massachusetts. And things only get worse for Flynn when a wealthy uptown socialite hires him to track down an artist by the name of Pickman. What begins as a simple missing persons case leads Flynn down a dark path of flesh eating ghouls, vengeful witches, and the notorious Innsmouth mafia.


Whispers from the Abyss Cover Image
By Kat Rocha (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780983923053
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Published: 01Publishing - November 4th, 2014

On the subway, during lunch, or even under the fluorescent glow of
your cubical there is no escape! Now your slow descent into madness
can follow you through the day, as well as the night. The WHISPERS
FROM THE ABYSS ANTHOLOGY is the first ever H.P. Lovecraft inspired
collection created specifically for readers on the go. All 33
spine-chilling tales are concentrated bites of terror which include
works by Greg Stolze (Delta Green), Nick Mamatas (Shotguns v.
Cthulhu), Tim Pratt (Marla Mason), Dennis Detwiller (Delta Green),
Greg Van Eekhout (The Boy at the End of the World), A.C. Wise (Future
Lovecraft), David Tallerman (Giant Thief), Silvia Moreno-Garcia
(Future Lovecraft), John R. Fultz (Seven Prices), Chad Fifer (The H.P.
Lovecraft Literary Podcast).
 
 


Harrowing Halloween Heretics in San Diego

 

The Haunting of the Tenth Avenue Theater Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738745602
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - October 8th, 2015

Is San Diego's renowned Tenth Avenue Theater home to an unlikely cast of ghosts--and if so, what has kept the spirits of the dead bound to this venue of entertainment and illusion? From reports of a child's tragic death on the premises to a suicide stemming from overwhelming guilt, there is grief, turmoil, and unfinished business lingering within these walls.

Alex Matsuo, an actress by day and a ghost hunter by night, was granted unlimited access to the haunted property where she has performed as an actor and staged professional readings of her plays. Investigating the popular and thriving theater she has always considered home, Alex must unravel the turbulent history of the building in order to find out why the ghosts of the Tenth never want to leave.


Night Whispers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692518175
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Published: Mystic Ink Publishing - September 6th, 2015

If You Find Yourself Fascinated And Terrified By Zombies, Vampires, And Other Denizens Of The Night, You Still May Not Be Prepared For The Horror That Lurks On The Streets Of Boston... Nick Powers climbs into a stolen car without knowing it and gets chased by the cops on a wild ride that ends in a crash that knocks him unconscious. When he comes to he hears whispering voices, but the cops are in hot pursuit so he stumbles out of the car and runs. After escaping he sees a homeless man arguing with himself and realizes that the whispers he hears in his head are the other side of the argument. Perplexed, Nick follows the man to a homeless shelter. Max Broderick is the sole member of the U.S. Justice Department's Occult Crime Unit who the Boston Police have asked assistance from after a number of bodies have been dug up and found decapitated. Working with Lieutenant Colleen O'Grady of the Boston Police, they operate out of Dorchester's District Eleven Station investigating the bizarre aspects of their case until a series of macabre murders points toward a druid cult that appears to be connected to the same homeless shelter that Nick has been led to. While the police are investigating the high profile murders, homeless people are disappearing, but no one seems to care - except Nick.


Demonic Visions 50 Horror Tales Book 5 Cover Image
By Rob Smales (Editor), Cross Grant (Illustrator), Chris Robertson (Created by)
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ISBN: 9780986111440
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Published: Christopher P. Robertson - February 6th, 2015

From the time we are small there are things that frighten us. As children we have the monster under the bed, the monster in the closet, and the monster that is this close to snatching us from behind when we're on our way up the basement stairs alone, and we can't look back because if we saw him he'd be real, and he would get us. And as we grow and change the things we are afraid of change with us: in grammar school the monster has moved out into the streets, and we fear "Stranger Danger"; in high school the monsters are inside of us, and we fear failure, and the possibility that we might not fit in; as adults our fears are everywhere, from worry about our jobs to the guy who's driving erratically in the lane beside us to the silent return of "Stranger Danger"-this time fearing for children of our own. As new fears filter into our lives we try to forget the old ones. But, though they might not frighten us any more, they are never quite forgotten. We all remember the monster under the bed; the monster in the closet. I'm forty-five years old and I still won't look back on the basement stairs, because I swear to God that son of a bitch is getting closer every time. What you hold in your hands is the combined work of fifty people who have opened up that dark door in their hearts and minds to offer you one thing-just one thing each-that frightens them, selecting from the gamut of fears they've had in their lives, from childhood to now. Disappearing children, ghosts, road rage, mental instability, vampires and more: somewhere in this book, possibly many places in this book, you'll find the things you are afraid of-even some things you thought you'd forgotten. We hope you enjoy Demonic Visions 5, a book filled with frightening thoughts and boogeymen so numerous and familiar you'll put it down knowing you are not alone in your fears. Especially on those basement stairs. Whatever you do, don't look back. 


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Horror Business Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692337370
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Published: Month9books - February 17th, 2015

Armed with a passion for classic B-grade horror movies, a script cowritten by his twin brother, and a wicked crush on his death-obsessed neighbor, hardcore horror fan Jason Nightshade must finish his student film. But his plans are derailed when the children of suburban Silver Creek start disappearing his twin brother among them. Battling a possessed video camera, a crazy zombie dog, a monstrous bully, and a frighteningly broken-down family life, Jason embarks on a mission to find his lost brother so the two can write an ending for his story. As any horror fan knows, saving the day won't be easy, as Jason finds himself forced to face the real world where death isn't just a splash of fake blood on a camera lens."


Holidays with Jane: Trick or Sweet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692556153
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Published: Indie Jane Press - October 13th, 2015

"Emma Ever After " by Melissa Buell 
Emma Woodhouse is determined that this year's Fall Ball will be the most successful one yet. An influx of single men in Highbury make a Bachelor Auction a reality. Can she work her matchmaking magic once again? 


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