Serial killer Sophia Varga runs a highly successful cosmetics company: one that utilizes human remains as a main ingredient. As her relationship with her accomplice deteriorates, Sophia seeks to break free from his control and find a replacement partner-in-crime. She may have found someone too perfect: the object of her obsession is confident in his methods, but Sophia risks becoming his next victim. Despite the warning signs, she believes she has found her twin flame.
As Sophia struggles to deal with her growing attraction to her new potential accomplice, police discover an underwater graveyard. With the pressure mounting, Sophia loses sight of a neurotic female stalker, a young photographer named Ti. But Ti’s obsessive ways lead her into a downward spiral when she discovers that Sophia and her ex-accomplice are her long-lost sister and father. After a violent run-in with Sophia’s new accomplice, will Ti decide that blood is thicker than water?
Deep in the Amazon, the solution to the global energy crisis has been found; a mysterious source of power set to end our dependency on oil.
When she receives stunning photographs related to the discovery – courtesy of expedition leader and former partner, Ed Reardon – entomologist Rebecca Riley finds herself on the next flight to Brazil, heading down to join the team of scientists assembling there. She hasn’t seen Ed for more than a year, and their relationship hadn’t ended well.
But his revelation is impossible to ignore.
What she and Ed uncover is beyond imagination: strange statues in the jungle… a ruined city built by the refugees of a lost Pacific continent… and a terrifying new species of animal.
Forced to confront a crippling childhood phobia she’d thought long dead and buried, Rebecca realises this new species is no ordinary enemy.
It is an ancient enemy, one whose very existence has implications for all of humankind… and the planet itself.
Daniela does not believe in much anymore. Suffering from a broken heart, she leaves the bustling city of New York to live with her family in a small desolate town named Tisdale where she manages to find a job in her field as a Jr Graphic Designer.
She wants to start her life over but doesn’t even know where to begin. So she slowly allows the small town to fill her heart with all its simplicity. But even the most simple of things hide secrets in the shadows.
Daniela accidentally makes a startling discovery that endangers her life and the lives of her family and friends as she is now a target of a deadly cult that will stop at nothing to silence her except she finds herself facing another dilemma. An evil has been awakened that latches itself to Daniela, using her as a pawn and is willing to kill everyone that stands in its way.
The only way to get out of her predicament is to rid herself of the evil inside of her…before the Cult of Standish gets to her first.
When Animals Attack: The 70 Best Horror Movies with Killer Animals provides a fascinating and entertaining insight into the cinematographic world of animals on the rampage. From well-known predators such as sharks and lions to unusual killing machines like turkeys, elephants, frogs, cats, and rabbits, there is no shortage of the species on display in this book.
Leading horror writers and filmmakers present their favorite “animals attack” films through in-depth essays. Some of the films are touching, some are repulsive, and some are just plain silly. Not all of these horror movies line up with the critical consensus, yet they have one thing in common: they have made the heart of the writer beat faster with excitement.
Layla Petrovich has spent her whole life running away from her hometown of Hamletville. Raised by the town’s medium, and dubbed the “weird” girl for her fascination with swords, the last thing Layla wants is to go home.
But when she receives a desperate call to return just as a mysterious outbreak sweeps the country, Layla’s instincts urge her to go. Good thing, because the dead are rising.
Layla, however, isn’t entirely on her own. With her psychic powers growing, surely everything will turn out okay, right?
Not so fast. Just when Layla believes she might survive the apocalypse, a sinister and ancient force rises from the shadows to finish mankind for good.
Because the truth is, we were never alone in this world.
Posing as a folklore tour guide, Valya Svetlova takes a group of American college students and their professor, Chris Waller, to her summer home in the Russian village of Vishenky for a few nights of supernatural phenomena. She plays the perfect hostess. For Valya doesn’t want anyone to discover she harbors selfish motives when it comes to one participant, the only person who can refute a tale declaring her a stillborn resurrected by a paranormal entity.
Within hours of their arrival, Valya learns that the students foster some dangerous agendas of their own. Her nascent feelings toward the handsome professor inhibit her ability to control the supernatural manifestations and her inquisitive guests. When her unforeseen affection turns Chris into a target, Valya faces an excruciating reality. It’s no longer in her human power to ensure her guests’ safety. Yet to keep them alive, Valya must brush off her humanity and become the thing she fights so desperately to prove she is not—a soulless monster.
Bris is a half mage living in a small town in the mountains. Darkness lies within the surrounding countryside. And tied with that darkness is a secret from her past. When the truth is discovered, an unsteady truce comes crashing down. Can Bris trust her guardian angel, or is he somehow involved in the plot to destroy everything she holds dear?
From the bestselling, award-winning author of “Conduit” and “The Boys Club” comes a collection of six short stories designed to illicit chills and keep you up at night. Shadows takes readers on a thrill ride through tales of hospital rooms and haunted houses, while battling everything from serial killers to spirits.
Shadows: A young women finds herself in the psych ward after a suicide attempt… and she’s not alone.
Reflection: After an amazing photo session with a client, a photographer experiences strange phenomena.
Sold: A group of ghost hunters film a Halloween television special in the haunted home of a deceased serial killer.
Flawless: The “perfect” man gives a woman a green diamond that may just have a sinister design.
Cycle of Life: After the untimely death of her husband, Pearl Mackleburn decides to put his beloved cat to sleep.
The First Step (co-authored with bestselling author, Marisa Oldham): Following a terrifying ordeal, Adele has wrapped herself up in the comfort of her own home for the past four years. Can one man bring her the courage she needs to take the first step into a new world?
24-year-old Harper Adams is a witch on the run–from her past as a faith healer turned accidental arsonist, and from the power she’s kept locked away her whole life. She thinks she’s finally found a place she can settle down and call home in the picturesque town of Cold Creek, Vermont, but a mysterious white cat who may or may not be bent on taking the curvaceous witch’s soul has other plans.
Harper’s compassion soon gets the best of her and earns her an unwanted reputation as the town miracle worker as well as the ire of sexy veterinarian and militant atheist, Darren St. Clair. Cold Creek’s residents have a few supernatural secrets of their own, and Harper will have to face the destiny that led her to the last place a witch in hiding needs to be–that is, if Darren doesn’t have her chased out of town with a pitchfork-wielding mob before she gets the chance.
There is an ancient evil in the Back Country, dormant for centuries but now hungry and lurking. When it sets its sights on an unsuspecting mother one routine morning along an isolated stretch of highway, a quiet farming family is suddenly thrust into a world of unspeakable terror, and a young girl must learn to be a hero.