Survivor Song

Within just a few days, the state of Massachusetts is gripped by the spread of an extremely aggressive form of the rabies virus.  Those who become infected quickly turn violent as they seek out to attack and bite the healthy.  Seeing as the virus is spread through saliva – this is a very bad development.…

Clown in a Cornfield

Quinn Maybrook and her father just moved from Philadelphia to Kettle Springs, Missouri.  While Kettle Springs has your typical small town feel, there is something sinister brewing beneath the surface.  Frustrated with the actions of the town’s youth, the town’s elders are locked in a philosophical battle as to what Kettle Springs should represent in…

Mexican Gothic

Noemi Taboada receives a letter from her cousin, Catalina, asking for help.  Acting swiftly, Noemi travels to High Place, an old house situated in the Mexican countryside where her cousin lives with her new husband, Virgil Doyle, and his family.  It isn’t long after Noemi’s arrival that things begin to feel… off.  Her cousin doesn’t…

A Head Full of Ghosts

Fourteen year old Marjorie Barrett has been acting strange and her family is worried.  After countless doctor’s appointments leave them without answers, Marjorie’s father turns to religion and the belief that Marjorie’s been possessed by a demon.  The novel’s narrator and Marjorie’s younger sister, Meredith, isn’t convinced but an exorcism by the church is suggested…

My Best Friend’s Exorcism

Best friends Abby and Gretchen have been inseparable since the fifth grade.  Now in high school, their friendship is stronger than ever.  Or is it?  Following an evening where Abby, Gretchen and their two friends partake in a little drug experimentation, Gretchen wanders off into the woods.  When Gretchen returns a few hours later, Abby…

Carrie

Everybody hates Carrie. Poor Carrie White.  She gets it from everyone and she can’t even find solace at home.  Her Mother is a straight-up monster.  What happens when you push someone to their brink?  What happens when they have telekinetic powers? A few years ago, I stepped into a used bookstore and I picked up…

The Institute

Tim Jamieson stumbles into the sleepy South Carolina town of DuPray.  A former police officer, Tim works his way up the law enforcement ladder from glorified night watchman to cop proper – gun and all.  However, that’s the last we’ll hear from Tim before the story shifts focus. Luke Ellis is a gifted child.  At…

Cujo

It’s October.. you know what that means?  Another month filled with spooktacular Halloween reads!  And who could have a month of horror without Uncle Stevie?  Not this guy, that’s for sure. So I’ve dug into the past and selected one of Sai King’s early books, Cujo.  Yes, a book that was written by an author…