It’s October, the best time to read all manner of scary, chilling, horror-inducing tales. Many readers avoid horror, believing it is all gore, but is a surprisingly varied genre with titles ranging from unsettling to funny to downright terrifying. Here are some outstanding examples:
The Elementals by Michael McDowell.
Originally written in the 1980’s, this gripping, terrifying Gothic horror writing at its best. It’s a terror that occupies their family home and has haunted two brothers for years. It may be poised to strike again. Set in Deep South Alabama, this anticipatory, sultry and alluring tale keeps you on the edge of your seat whilst also speculating about just what strange events are afoot in this coastal Victorian house. This book certainly falls into the category of a lost classic. Continue reading “Spooky Books for Every Reader”