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Author: Kei Miller

Publisher: W & N (2016)

It is 11 April 1982 and a smell is coming down John Golding Road right alongside the boy-child, something attached to him, like a spirit but not quite. Ma Taffy is growing worried. She knows that something is going to happen. Something terrible is going to pour out into the world. But if she can hold it off for just a little bit longer, she will. So she asks a question that surprises herself even as she asks it, 'Kaia, I ever tell you bout the flying preacherman?'

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Bellman And Black

Author: Diane Setterfield

Publisher: Orion (2013)

As a boy, William Bellman commits one small cruel act that appears to have unforseen and terrible consequences. The killing of a rook with his catapult is soon forgotten amidst the riot of boyhood games. And by the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, he seems indeed, to be a man blessed by fortune. Until tragedy strikes, and the stranger in black comes, and William Bellman starts to wonder if all his happiness is about to be eclipsed. Desperate to save the one precious thing he has left, he enters into a bargain. A rather strange bargain, with an even stranger partner, to found a decidedly macabre business. And Bellman & Black is born

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: Penguin Popular Classics (1994)

Dr Henry Jekyll's friends are horrified by his acquaintance with the vile and villainous Edward Hyde. Jekyll seems unable and unwilling to escape the clutches of this man, whose crimes and appetites become ever more unspeakable. But what terrible secret gives Hyde his power?

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Author: Bram Stoker

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (1897)

DRACULA is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

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Dracula's Guest

Author: Bram Stoker


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Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (2011)

In Derry, Maine, four young boys once stood together and did a brave thing. Something that changed them in ways they hardly understand. A quarter of a century later, the boys are men who have gone their separate ways. Though they still get together once a year, to go hunting in the north woods of Maine. But this time is different. This time a man comes stumbling into their camp, lost, disoriented and muttering about lights in the sky. Before long, these old friends will be plunged into the most remarkable events of their lives as they struggle with a terrible creature from another world. Their only chance of survival is locked in their shared past - and in the Dreamcatcher.

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Author: Peter James


The last time the dream came, Sam was seven; and that was the night her parents were to die. 25 years later, Sam's nightmares are starting to come true once more. In desperation, she consults the experts; a psychiatrist; a clairvoyant - but to no avail. Is there no escape?

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Figures Of Fear

Author: Graham Masterson

Publisher: Severn House Publishers (2014)

"Are you brave enough to discover what figures of fear haunt the imagination of the master of modern horror " From the beginning of history, men and women have been haunted by figures of fear and now, in his latest short story collection, award-winning horror writer Graham Masterton reveals the figures that haunt his own imagination and keep him awake at night.

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Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


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Gimme A Kiss

Author: Christopher Pike

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (1990)

Life goes wrong for Jane Retton when she tries to get revenge on the person who stole her diary. It could be her best friend Alice, or her boyfriend Kirk, who seems to be revelling in the fame the diary story has brought him. But whoever it is, things can never be the same again.

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