The Best Horror Novels - August 2020

Based on the analysis of 4,435 reviews.



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Darcy Coates

Is a USA Today bestselling author. She loves suspense graveyards, puzzles and haunted houses - along with her novels reflect each one of these passions.

She resides on the Central Coast of Australia. You can find her on a bushwalk, exploring local legends or spending all afternoon at the library, when she's not writing.

Darcy co-habitates together with three cats and two people. As much as she would prefer a cat, she knows that would be treading dangerously near territory.

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Mark Lukens

Mark Lukens was writing since the next grade because had her a little concerned, when his teacher called his parents in for a conference.

Since then he has had several stories published and four screenplays optioned by producers in Hollywood. 1 script is to be generated. He's the author of many bestselling books including: Historical Enemy, Darkwind: Ancient Enemy two, Descendants of Magic, The Summoning, Night Terrors, Sightings, The Exorcist's Apprentice, What Lies Below, Devil's Island, The Darwin Effect, Ghost Town: a novella, and A Dark Collection: 12 Scary Stories. He's a member of The Horror Writers Association.

He grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. But after many travels and experiences, he settled down nearby Tampa, Florida with his superb wife and son ... along with a stray cat that they adopted.

He likes to hear from viewers! He can be seen on Facebook in Mark Lukens Books, on Twitter in @marklukensbooks, and you can follow his website in He can be reached by e-mail at

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Jack Kilborn

Jack Kilborn is a pseudonym for bestselling author JA Konrath, creator of the Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels series.

When Joe writes a dark thriller or a horror book, he publishes it under the pen name "Jack Kilborn" to be able to differentiate it from his other books. Kilborn tends to be abusive and less humorous, using a greater scare-factor.

Jack and Joe also have collaborated on many publications, to make it more confusing for lovers. They both apologize for this.

You can go to Jack at

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Adam M. Booth

Adam M Booth is a writer of weird and horror fiction. His work consists of zombie horror THE contemporary gothic horror ANGELA, along with his thriller, DRIVE.

All 3 novellas are available now available in 1 volume as a portion of the collection TERMINAL.

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Adam Cesare

Adam Cesare is a New Yorker who lives in Philadelphia.

His books include Mercy House, Video Night, The Summer Job, and Tribesmen. His work has been commended by Fangoria, Rue Morgue, Publishers Weekly, Bloody Disgusting, and more. His titles have appeared on "Year's Best" lists out of outlets such as Sophisticated and FearNet. He also writes a column for Cemetery Dance Online.

He also comes with a YouTube review show called Job: Black T-Shirt in which he discusses horror films and pairs them with reading hints.

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Matt Shaw

MATT SHAW is the published author of over 120 stories. Although understood as being a horror writer, he also enjoys spending time at other genres too - something he had always planned to perform in order to have at least one book, in a wide collection, which might appeal to folks from all walks of life. Shaw was first released in 2004 along with his terror book Happy Ever After - the first of his books to accomplish the number one slot on Amazon along with the very first of his novels to use his trademark style of narrating the stories through the first person standpoint. A very prolific author, Matt Shaw is always writing as well as keeping up to date with his viewers via his (some may say) crazy Author Page about Facebook.

Once Released weekly in a lad's magazine along with his photography job, Matt Shaw can be a published author and cartoonist. More recently he is well known for turning his tales into movies.

"Roald Dahl's Collection of Short Stories"
Tim Burton's Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy
Anything, really, written by himself. Because he's that great.

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