His death has remained one of the biggest unsolved mysteries – until now. The release … The Only Good Indians, charts Nature’s revenge on a lost generation that maybe never had a chance. "The Bank" by Bentley Little (April 28) Bentley Little’s fiction is weird as shit. The Hollow Places is a character-driven romp that combines a romcom setup with genuine horror for a tale that is as unexpected as it is creepy. Type: NovelPublisher: Titan BooksRelease Date: 04/07/2020. Den of Geek says: This is the first book in a new trilogy by M.R. thriller short stories large print. Can Patrick convince his son that his increasingly terrible suspicions are real, or will what they’ve helped to rouse take a new hold on the world? It is the young man Mark. He’s one of the most entertaining writers working today and I look forward to every one of his releases. After all, her family is healthy and that’s all that matters. With quarantine hopefully lifted by the end of summer, autumn 2020 is looking to be an intensely competitive month in the world of horror. They want freedom. CDN$18.95 #3. But in doing so, they unleash something far more mysterious and uncontainable. The driver climbs out, sick and stumbling, reaching out…and everyone he touches drops dead within seconds. There’s an upheaval in the organization and she needs to send someone she can trust to Jericho Falls. We think we know how this story ends. A naturalist is bringing a new species of bat back to London; two English gentlemen, on their separate tours of the continent, find a strange quixotic love for each other, and stumble into a calamity far worse than either has imagined; and the vestiges of something forgotten long ago is finally beginning to stir…, Type: NovelPublisher: Del ReyRelease Date: 08/04/2020. Suddenly the town is on edge, and Lucy and her friends must do everything it takes just to fight through the night. In Darkness, Shadows Breathe | Catherine Cavendish | Jan. 19. Den of Geek says: This debut from Jonathan Sims is an excellent portmanteau novel – a selection of very creepy horror stories told by the residents of a property development that houses both the very richest and some of the poorest of London. Publisher’s summary: It begins with one body. Fiction Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mysteries & Thrillers Romance Classics ... New Releases This Week Last Week Last 2 Weeks Last 3 Weeks Last 4 Weeks Duration Under 1 Hour 1–3 Hours 3–6 Hours 6–10 Hours 10–20 Hours ... A Victorian Horror Story It’s a British folk horror in the classic tradition with a modern twist, featuring a young female protagonist and gorgeous art. Now she has a new historical horror book coming out about “the sinking of the Titanic and the ill-fated sail of its sister ship, the Britannic.” If you like stories about spooky boats being haunted, you’d be a fool to pass this one up. Publisher’s summary: Award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones returns with Night of the Mannequins, a contemporary horror story where a teen prank goes very wrong and all hell breaks loose: is there a supernatural cause, a psychopath on the loose, or both? A pair of medical examiners find themselves facing a dead man who won’t stay dead. As she struggles to reach the front of the train, through strange and horrifying creatures with stranger stories, each step takes her closer to finding out the train’s hideous secret. Underwater - January 10 Underwater released on January 10 and resonated with audiences much in the same way that Scott's Alien did years ago. Sam J. Miller grew up in Hudson, where the story is set so this is likely to be a personal piece – he’s won several awards for his writing so we’d expect good things. This new book, Mexican Gothic, is being advertised as “a reimagining of the classic gothic suspense novel, a story about an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico.” The front cover is also very attention-grabbing. But paediatrician Ramola Sherman can’t stay safe, when her friend Natalie calls, her husband is dead, she’s eight months pregnant, and she’s been bitten. Nico Bell | Jan. 11. I’ve long been fascinated by the concept of sleep paralysis, something I’ve been fortunate enough to have never encountered myself, but I’ve certainly witnessed it displayed in countless books and movies. Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month. With the heady mythmaking of Neil Gaiman and the heartrending pacing of Joe Hill, Andy Davidson spins a thrilling tale of love and duty, of loss and discovery. Are. But I will recommend you check out my interview with SGJ on my podcast, Ghoulish. Max Booth III is the Editor-in-Chief of Perpetual Motion Machine, the Managing Editor of Dark Moon Digest, and the co-host of Castle Rock Radio, a Stephen King-themed podcast. Read The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James on Amazon. Read The Boatman’s Daughter by Andy Davidson on Amazon. Credit... Will Sweeney. It’s now been finished by Kraus who collaborated on the books of The Shape Of Water with Guillermo del Toro – this an multi-threaded origin story charting the start of the dead walking the Earth from the man who created the modern zombie genre this is pretty essential reading. Danielle Trussoni’s The Ancestor sounds like it’ll be rich with dark family secrets and creepy gothic horror. I’ve had a long, stupid history with hotels and motels, which makes me extra attracted to any media containing them. If you’re bemoaning the end of Lovecraft Country season one, this is the story for you. But something isnʼt right at the motel, something haunting and scary. Funny, camp and gory, this is a quick read, a coming of age story with a b-movie feel that’s full of surprises. The Book of Koli begins a breathtakingly original new trilogy set in a strangeand deadly world of our own making. The Ghost Tree is a standalone story which sees a teenage girl become her own hero in the face of terrible circumstances. Timely and suspenseful, Eden will seed itself in the imagination of the reader and continue to bloom long after the last page. Despite the slightly generic sounding plot, Johnson is known for his ‘bizarro’ work so we’d expect this to have hidden flair. Another short-story collection, Aletheia author J.S. Then the front cover. not only genuinely very scary but also entirely believable it’s Max Brooks. Den of Geek says: Who doesn’t love a good creepy motel story? The title was the first thing to spark my interest on this book. We love a good atmospheric horror read, and The Boatman’s Daughter sounds like it has more atmosphere in one page than most books do in their entirety. until now. Reclaiming Archetypes in Witch Lit with Stephanie M. Wytovich. I sure love a new reading year! horror short stories. When SGJ talks, you shut up and listen. But that’s not all he told me, folks. The only question is does Lussi want to stop it from working its magic? And if they don’t get you, the Shunned men will. Fortunately, these guys did their job at the highest level. (We love this one so much, it’s also on our Top New YA Books of February 2020 list.). Den of Geek says: Stephen Graham Jones is being touted as the next big thing in horror circles and while he’s had more than 20 books published it’s likely this will be his big breakout hit. Sign me up. The product description on the actual purchase page goes into deeper detail, but I don’t want to spoil anything here. But as Maeve searches for a hiding place, hunted and growing sicker by the moment, she begins to hear an insidious voice in her head, and the yearning, the need… the hunger to touch another human being continues to grow. Twenty timeless folktales old and new, Type: NovelPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease date: 2/4/20, Den of Geek says: Justina Ireland’s Dread Nation was one of the most-talked-about YA debuts of 2018, and for good reason! until now. Who is she? 4.6 out of 5 stars 189. For Jason and Emily Danes, this is their forever home, and for Maurice and Claudette Penze-Weedell, it’s the perfect place to live out retirement. So when Lauren has a vision of a monster dragging the remains of the girls through the woods, she knows she can’t just do nothing. Publisher’s Summary: From the critically acclaimed author of Hekla’s Children comes a dark and haunting tale of an ancient cult wreaking bloody havoc on the modern world. Publisher’s summary: A woman wakes up, frightened and alone – with no idea where she is. What happens after the doll s arrival is no joke. Layla Colleen Hoover. The plot description (a librarian witnesses murder!) These eight of the best new horror books are some that you need to add to your list. But shadows linger long in this world of blood feud and superstition – and, the older their son Quincey gets, the deeper the shadows that lengthen at the heart of the Harkers’ marriage. What’s more, this safe haven is not what it appears—as Jane discovers when she sees familiar faces from Summerland amid this new society. It's time again for a new reading year! Absolutely not. As an adult he discovers her journal of her explorations, and his teenage son Roy becomes fascinated too. Publisher’s summary: EVERYTHING THAT LIVES HATES US . For one thing, I have a new novel coming out next year through Cemetery Dance, a violent mashup of Stranger Things and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre titled Touch the Night, which you can pre-order here. Ronan’s hijinks have overlapped with a bubbling up of hate and violence among friends and neighbors, and everything is spiraling out of control. In the town of Night Vale, there’s a faceless old woman who secretly lives in everyone’s home, but no one knows how she got there or where she came from . Triple holy crap. Here are the horror books we're most anticipating in December 2020. What Would Books Look Like If Big Publishing Collapsed? Type: NovelPublisher: Gallery/Titan BooksRelease date: July 21. New Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller VOD Movie Releases in August 2020 Reviews Catch up here with the latest crop of genre movie releases to arrive in the past month. (Me included!). But something isnʼt right at the motel, something haunting and scary. Every December I make a long list gushing over the horror we have to look forward to in the new year, so guess what? The Hunt —which is a satirical political thriller about elitists who hunt humans for sport—was supposed to be released in September 2019. People are going to be talking about this novel all year. Check out 2020 Horror movies and get ratings, reviews, trailers and clips for new and popular movies. Sound off in the comments. Below, unofficially, is a quick pitch from Jeremy Robert Johnson himself: Unofficially it's a mutant merger of 80's King/Crichton/Cronenberg with a hint of Junji Ito. There’s no other way to … Type: NovelPublisher: Gallery / Saga Press Release date: 09/29/2020. You might want to try T. Kingfisher The Hollow Places, which follows a recent divorcée who, penniless and depressed, moves in with her uncle only to find a portal to countless, often nightmare-inducing realities in his wall. Many have looked. His latest sounds like a treat. Her husband is dead, her children are grown, and her best friend, Sarah, was convicted of murdering her abusive husband. Top New Horror Books in December 2020 The Blade Between by Sam J Miller. © 2016 LitReactor, LLC | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service. Wrong. Publisher’s summary: Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark returns with Ring Shout, a dark fantasy historical novella that gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan’s reign of terror. I also realize that last sentence sounds very gross, but I refuse to go back and revise it. Contact information. The Best Horror Movies of 2020, Ranked by Tomatometer. Attracted by the challenges and dangers posed by the primal lands, extreme competitors seek to cross them with a minimum of equipment, depending only on their raw skills and courage. Although much of Cold Hill Park is still a construction site, the first two families move into their new houses. In a horror novel, it’s never good news to receive a mysterious inheritance. Whoever finds Maeve Sinclair first will unravel the mystery of her death touch, and many are willing to kill her for that secret. A bizarre ride on a terrifying locomotive, heading somewhere into the endless night. Den of Geek says: Did you ever wish The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe had a bit more horror in it? A Discovery of Witches Season 2 Review (Spoiler Free): Is the Magic Still Strong? His experiences at the sites scare Patrick away from them, but Roy carries on the search, together with his new girlfriend. Tor.com. But soon Delfy is telling Billy what to do, and the boy is acting up and lashing out in ways he never has before. Publisher’s summary: In Adam Cesare’s terrifying young adult debut, Quinn Maybrook finds herself caught in a battle between old and new, tradition and progress—that just may cost her life. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a woman author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! Eden is a triumphant return to the genre by one of horror’s most exciting contemporary voices, as Tim Lebbon offers up a page-turning and adrenaline-fuelled race through the deadly world of Eden, poignantly balanced with observations on humanity’s relationship with nature, and each other. She’s in a room but it’s shaking and jumping like it’s alive. Turns out this one looks pretty good! I pre-ordered this the second it became available. This is the premise for Ring Shout, a supernatural horror that follows three Black women—a sharpshooter, a soldier, and a master swordswoman with the ability to talk to spirits—as they hunt down Ku Kluxes. But what they don’t know is that ever since the Baypen Corn Syrup Factory shut down, Kettle Springs has cracked in half. Publisher’s Summary: A young woman discovers a strange portal in her uncle’s house, leading to madness and terror in this gripping new novel from the author of the “innovative, unexpected, and absolutely chilling” (Mira Grant, Nebula Award–winning author) The Twisted Ones. Reach us by phone at (514) 845-5811 or by email at info@paragraphbooks.com And a survivor of that fateful night, Annie, is working as a nurse on the sixth voyage of the Titanic’s sister ship, the Britannic, now refitted as a hospital ship. Publisher’s Summary: It’s a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Some are updates of well known fairy tales, some are brand new mythologies and all come together in a magical, mythical, mystical collection that should appeal to fans of dark fables and traditional folk horror. So when her young son, Billy, miraculously recovers from a horrible flu that has proven fatal for many, she thinks nothing of Delfy, his new invisible friend. * Also, one should be reminded that not every 2020 title has even been announced yet. supernatural thrillers paperback. A sprawling narrative with multiple characters and threads it sounds like the kind of high concept sci-fi horror that will have fans hooked. There’s so much to look forward to in our speculative fiction future. Anyway. Everything she puts out is worth reading—but slowly, I’d say, taking your time to let every sentence properly digest. With no explanation, Lussi s co-workers begin to drop like flies. Her new co-workers seem less than thrilled. But the journals of resident Kate Holland, recovered from the town’s bloody wreckage, capture a tale too harrowing – and too earth-shattering in its implications – to be forgotten. What the fuck, right? Over the past year, we’ve collected every Fresh and Certified Fresh horror movie with at least 20 reviews, creating our guide to the best horror movies of 2020, ranked by Tomatometer. New England is locked down, a strict curfew the only way to stem the wildfire spread of a rabies-like virus. I have ordered you new book from Cemetery Dance, so it is an anticipated book for me next year! January 2021 Basically, social media became absolutely nuts for a couple days because of this movie. Get ready for it. His next novel, Survivor Song, feels like it might be straddling a zombie-outbreak narrative, but in a way only Tremblay can pull off. Den of Geek says: What if, in addition to your garden-variety human racists (known as “Klans”), the Ku Klux Klan also included literal monsters, demonic carnivores (known as “Ku Kluxes”). At a cable news station, a surviving anchor keeps broadcasting, not knowing if anyone is watching, while his undead colleagues try to devour him. More than a century later, the bestselling book about the queer, feminist history of the school is being adapted into a film, but when the three actresses arrive at Brookhants to begin filming, horror strikes again. The Bank sounds interesting, I'll have to grab that. Surely he really needs the promotional help. Also, probably more like early 2021. All the New Horror and Genre-Bending Books Arriving in January! Publisher’s summary: Something hasn’t been right at the roadside Sun Down Motel for a very long time, and Carly Kirk is about to find out why in this chilling new novel from the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Type: NovelPublisher: Titan BooksRelease Date: 09/22/2020. People sure loved that one, didn’t they? If it seemed like everyone you knew was reading Mexican Gothic this year, that’s because they were. Unfortunately, I did not have the opportunity to submit my work on time, so I used the services https://www.topessaywriting.org/ . Now our protagonist Sawyer needs to put things right. A carriage full of the dead. Den Of Geek says: The latest novel from Grady Hendrix is set in the same world as his masterful horror My Best Friend’s Exorcism, this time focusing on the wives and mothers of Charleston, South Carolina. Viv Delaney wants to move to New York City, and to help pay for it she takes a job as the night clerk at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York. Publisher’s Summary: A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. Thumbnail: RLJE Films/Everett Collection.) His last collection, Entropy in Bloom, ruled, and I’ve been hungry for his next release ever since. Learn More . No one there takes her seriously, even if she’s the one whose books are keeping the company afloat. Den of Geek says: From the author of The Silence (which is basically A Quiet Place, published several years before A Quiet Place came out) comes another eco-horror which sees pollution and climate change force humanity to create locked off zones which are off-limits to people. Many have lost their minds, their lives, their loved ones. This family-centric chiller sounds like it’d appeal to fans of The Orphanage and The Others. Paragraphe Bookstore is located at 2220 McGill College Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. When a census-taker stops by their refuge, he is not welcome. Quinn Maybrook and her father have moved to tiny, boring Kettle Springs, to find a fresh start. Hey, speaking of Alma Katsu, remember her last book, The Hunger? Stumbling through a door, she realizes she is in a train carriage. Despite the ever present rumble of cement mixers and diggers, Cold Hill Park appears to be the ideal place to live. The spine-chilling follow-up to The House on Cold Hill. Dennie soon realises that she is face to face with an ancient evil – but with her Alzheimer’s steadily getting worse, who is going to believe her? Things get...really fucking crazy. The author of widely acclaimed World War Z weaves a found journal, snippets of interviews and the odd real life example together to tell the story of the remote eco-community of Greenloop who is isolated after a volcanic eruption and faces a deadly new threat brought on by changes in the ecosystem. It’s a modern take on a classic ghost story set in the Sussex countryside – the sequel sees the haunted Georgian mansion of the first book destroyed and new houses built in its place, where new families face malevolent forces from the past. But he leaves a list of names – of survivors building a future beyond the darkness – and on that list are two names Malorie knows. Nature has returned to Eden in an elemental, primeval way. Barnes & Noble Press. Take Word Horde, for example; a very fine horror press planning to release a science-fiction-horror novel by Scott Jones titled Stonefish and a new viking collection from Christine Morgan titled The Wolf’s Feast. A modern-day druid commits a series of ghastly murders in an attempt to unleash the awesome power of the ancient gods of Great Britain. The title you clicked on is an accurate description of what you can expect to find here. Carey, Quantick’s unique and highly entertaining voice sings out in a page-turning adventure through a hellscape only he could imagine. First, the title. Den Of Geek says: A ghost story set against the backdrop of the sinking of the Titanic is a strong premise to set out with, from a writer who has good form with mixing horror with history after The Hunger which centres around The Donner Party, a group of pioneers in the middle of the 19th century, some of who resorted to cannibalism when their group got stranded. I can’t wait to see this book in the flesh. Dylan leads a clandestine team of adventurers into Eden, the oldest of the Zones. These are the upcoming 2020 speculative fiction book releases I'm most hoping to read in the coming year. Type: NovelPublisher: Penguin Random House Release date: December 1. Stephen Graham Jones is no stranger to LitReactor. ... All the New Science Fiction Books Arriving in November! Koli has lived in Mythen Rood his entire life. It’s written by Fink and Cranor, the creators of the podcast, and has already garnered widespread acclaim. Everybody ate that one up, and for good reason: it ruled. Great selection of books! Should appeal to fans of Bird Box and Annihilation. Den of Geek says: A folk horror spanning a century, Brogden’s tale of a strange community who worship an ancient god takes us right up to the present day and to the parochial backdrop of a small set of allotments where residents bicker and secrets are kept, not realising that the new tenants are hiding something much bigger than any of them could imagine. After all, the year before her father’s body was found with his heart missing, and since then everyone has moved on. He informed me it would be titled The Loop and readers can expect it sometime in the second half of 2020. These are coming-of-age stories. Turner Falls is a small tourist town nestled in the hills of western Oregon, the kind of town you escape to for a vacation. Type: NovelPublisher: Titan BooksRelease date: 08/25/2020. I feel ambitious and swear I can read at least 500 books in the new year. If you haven’t discovered this rising star of the genre it’s time to step on board and have your mind melted. Influenced by H P Lovecraft and M R James, and influencing many horror writers who came after him, he’s published more than 30 novels. Okay, let’s do this! First, let me admit my bias here: my short story “You Are My Neighbor” will be published in this anthology. Shaffer is a comedy writer, critic and satirist so expect shivery fun. Shop Horror books at Alibris. There are so many I still haven’t had the chance to read, but I look forward to one day getting through them all. Release date: March 6. In Night Train David Quantick takes his readers on a twisting, turning ride through his own brand of horror, both terrifying and darkly funny. Now, with that said, I do believe this will very much be a book worth reading, from the introduction by Alma Katsu (more about her in a second), to the new fiction from folks like Victor LaValle, Josh Malerman, Nadia Bulkin, and so on. Necessary Evils: New Horror Fiction. Though it’s about young adults, this isn’t a YA novel, more, says Henry, it’s “an homage to all the coming-of-age horror novels I read when I was younger – except all those books featured boys as the protagonists when I longed for more stories about girls.”, Publisher’s summary: A brand-new chilling horror novel from the bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boy. Fleeing into the mountains, struggling with her own grief and confusion, Maeve faces the dawning realization that she will never be able to touch another human being again. Because if what Kate Holland saw in those days is real, then we must accept the impossible. I doubt I need to rehash any specific details. Their once familiar home has become a violent and strange place, twisted into a barely recognisable landscape. Determined to uncover the secrets of her partner’s death, Hardwicke finds herself on the trail of a mysterious figure named John Silence: a man of enormous means who claims to have been alive for centuries, and who is either an unhinged lunatic, or humanity’s best and only defence against an unspeakable evil. Type: AnthologyPublisher: Titan booksRelease date: 03/03/2020. Not all survive. Recently I obtained an ARC of his 2020 release, The Only Good Indians, and here is what I’ll tell you: holy fucking shit, you are gonna want to pre-order this book immediately. That’s just a rule of life right there. Ronan reconnects with two friends from high school: Dom, his first love, and Dom’s wife, Attalah. Publisher’s summary: After half a decade editing some of the biggest names in horror, Lussi Meyer joins prestigious Blackwood-Patterson to kickstart their new horror imprint. 4.6 out of 5 stars 189. On one side are the adults, who are desperate to make Kettle Springs great again, and on the other are the kids, who want to have fun, make prank videos, and get out of Kettle Springs as quick as they can. Hudson has a rich, proud history and, it turns out, the real-state developers aren’t the only forces threatening its well-being: the spirits undergirding this once-thriving industrial town are enraged.