Book reviews for horror fans; weather a sleepless night with literary accounts of hauntings, possessions, zombies, vampires and beyond.
The Haunting of Hill House: A true story of the events that inspired the novel
The Haunting of Hill House is a novel by Shirley Jackson, first published in 1959. The story is about a group of people who spend a summer in a haunted house, and the strange occurrences that take place there. The novel is considered to be one of the greatest works of horror fiction of the 20th century, and it has been adapted into several films and television series.
Oh My Ruby
It was a typical day at the university until something unexpected occurred. Three students, Alex, Jenny, and Zora, were walking through the campus when they noticed something glinting in the grass. It was a ruby! They were all surprised and excited, and they quickly picked it up and showed it to each other.
House Of Mystery
One of the most alarming and absolutely abhorrent incidents in contemporary history occurred in the baby boondocks of Amityville, New York, in the 1970s. The adventure began in November 1974, when a man named Ronald DeFeo Jr. atrociously murdered his absolute ancestors in their home at 112 Ocean Avenue. He killed his parents and four ancestors with a burglary while they were sleeping, claiming that he heard a choir command him to do it.
A Cautionary Tale
The sun was setting over the city as Jane sat at her desk, staring at the computer screen in front of her. She had been working on a project for hours and was starting to feel the effects of a long day. As she reached for her coffee, she realized that she had forgotten her password.
The Haunting of Blackwood Manor
I. Introduction It was a dark and stormy night when I first set foot inside the haunted mansion known as Blackwood Manor. As a young and ambitious journalist, I had heard rumors of the mansion's ghostly inhabitants and couldn't resist the opportunity to investigate. Little did I know that I was about to embark on the most terrifying experience of my life.
The Witch's Release: A Ghost Story from the Forests of Kerala
The Witch's Release: A Ghost Story from the Forests of Kerala. Sathesh was a young man who lived in the forests of Kerala with his sister, Sathya. They were orphaned at a young age and had been raised by their grandmother, who had taught them the ways of the forest and the secrets of the ancient trees. Sathesh and Sathya were fiercely protective of their home and the creatures that lived there, and they spent their days exploring the dense jungles and tending to their small garden.
Let's Get Shopping
To be honest, I am still processing this novel. This was, without a doubt, unlike anything that I have ever read before. When I saw this laying on the counter of the kitchenette at work, I thought that it was some sort of catalog for furniture, but it turned out to be a novel so unique that I couldn’t put it down. The layout, the images, and the overall flow of this novel make the reading experience something quirky and different compared to the countless other novels on the market.
The Best Horror Novels to Keep You Up at Night
The Shining by Stephen King The Shining is a horror novel by Stephen King, first published in 1977. The novel is about Jack Torrance, a struggling writer and recovering alcoholic, who takes a job as the winter caretaker of the isolated Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies. Jack's young son, Danny, possesses a psychic ability known as "the shining," which allows him to see into the future and the past, as well as communicate with the spirits of the dead. As the winter goes on, Jack becomes increasingly unstable and violent, and Danny becomes plagued by frightening visions. It is eventually revealed that the Overlook Hotel is haunted by ghosts who have taken an interest in Danny and want to use him to destroy the world. The Shining is considered one of the best horror novels of all time and was adapted into a successful film in 1980, directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Hotel World by Ali Smith
"Hotel World" is a novel by Ali Smith, first published in 2001. The book tells the story of five women who are all connected to a luxury hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. Each of the women has their own unique perspective and backstory, and their stories intertwine and intersect in unexpected ways.
Never Read This Story You Really Scare
One night, a group of friends decided to spend the night in an old, abandoned mansion that was rumored to be haunted. As they explored the creaky, dilapidated house, they couldn't shake the feeling that they were being watched.
The Mysterious Story Of The House in Amityville
Some time ago, I discovered the Amityville Horror, released on April 15, 2005 in the United States, the director of the film being Andrew Douglas, and the writer of these real events is Jay Anson, the most beloved after he released the book. I am a big fan of horror movies, because this movie has marked me in a pleasant way, but sometimes it has left me with questions… I chose to write here about the terrifying story that lies behind this house in the coastal town of Amityville, long Island, where I have a lot of fun. East of New York, USA.
THE SHINING (REVIEW)
"The Shining" is a horror novel by Stephen King, first published in 1977. The novel tells the story of Jack Torrance, a struggling writer and recovering alcoholic who takes a job as the winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado. As the long, dark winter sets in and Jack becomes increasingly isolated and desperate, he is haunted by supernatural forces that threaten both his sanity and the lives of his wife Wendy and young son Danny.