Horror

Horror fiction is fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the audience. Historically, the cause of the "horror" experience has often been the intrusion of a supernatural element into everyday human experience. Since the 1960s, any work of fiction with a morbid, gruesome, surreal, or exceptionally suspenseful or frightening theme has come to be called "horror". Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy, all three of which categories are sometimes placed under the umbrella classification speculative fiction.

Baby Teeth
Contagion (Contagion, #1)
Scream All Night
Scream and Scream Again!
Sanctuary (Sanctuary #1)
Nightbooks
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club, #2)
Watch the Girls
This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us
Dreadful Company (Dr. Greta Helsing, #2)
The Girl in the Green Silk Gown (Ghost Roads #2)
Dreaming Dangerous
The Broken Vow (Spill Zone, #2)
The Unfortunates
Deep Roots (The Innsmouth Legacy, #2)

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    I have seen the dark universe yawning Where the black planets roll without aim, Where they roll in their horror unheeded, Without knowledge, or lustre, or name.
    H.P. Lovecraft, Nemesis

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