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Horror Novels

Horror Novels: Women Write Them Too

Kristen Houghton | Posted 01.18.2016 | Books
Kristen Houghton

There has always been a misconception about how authors of certain genres should look. Romance? Sweet, pretty, and passionate about falling in love. Erotica? Sexy, eyes filled with hot sexual passion, and slightly devilish. Horror? Grim, dangerous, attractive but scary.

Recommended Reading: Monster Stories for Halloween

Katie Li | Posted 10.22.2015 | Books
Katie Li

Fall is a wonderful time to read, rivaled only by lazy summer beach reading. The weather is getting cooler and the air is crisper. Kitchens warm with baked apple treats and pumpkin reigns in pastries and beverages alike. October in particular has a special spooky charm, especially when the leaves turn and the shadows get long as the days get darker.

The Birth of the "Sensation" Novel

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Off The Shelf

My obsession with Wilkie Collins started, strangely, with The Moonstone. It's often credited with being the first "detective novel," but it isn't. It is considered a classic, but it's boring and poorly plotted.

The Heavens Rise: Inside My New Novel (AUDIO)

Christopher Rice | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Christopher Rice

I do some readings from the book in a sultry, serious voice that's getting me some weird mail on Facebook (the background music is creepy and fun too), and my mother, Anne Rice, joins us to pretend that she's actually read the book.

Why Did Stephen King Choose Tiny Publisher Cemetery Dance To Publish 'Blockade Billy'?

The Baltimore Sun | Andrea K. Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephen King is what got Richard Chizmar, owner of Cemetery Dance Publications, into the business of publishing horror and suspense books. Now King i...

Wussferatu

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

Dracula has turned into many things in his time -- a bat, a wolf, a mist. Exactly when did he turn into a wuss?

Chelsea Cain Creates a Killer Woman

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Chelsea Cain is a writer who knows no fear. She manages to break all the rules of mystery writing by being as gruesome and gory as possible.