The Best Horror Novels Paperback - August 2020

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Brian Moreland

Brian Moreland writes thrillers suspense, and even horror. His novels include DEAD OF WINTER, SHADOWS IN THE MIST, THE WITCHING HOUSE, THE DEVIL'S WOODS, THE VAGRANTS, DARKNESS RISING and a short story collection, DARK NEEDS: 3 Tales of Horror. Brian loves hiking, world traveling, and spending more time with family. #x 2019 & he;s been proven to explore rain forests and caves . He resides in Dallas, Texas where he's having fun composing exciting fiction.

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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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Dathan Auerbach

Dathan Auerbach was born in the southern U.S. and has lived there for most of his lifetime. In 2011, he began posting a string of stories to a forum specializing in horror. After a KickStarter that increased over 1000% of its own goal, he was able to launch the revised and enlarged versions of his story because the publication "Penpal."

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Peter J. Ang

An enthusiastic reader of Western Comics and Eastern Manga, Peter J. Ang was motivated to create his very own comic book at the early age of High School.

From brief stories complimented along with his very own artistic flair to get pin-up art, Ang cultivated his passion for his story telling through artwork with diligence up before the day he befriended a very gifted Korean manga artist called Jin Song Kim.

Together, both residing on the East Coast, they've been combining their talents to create their own graphic novels since 2003. Jin and Peter assert to launch more names in the near future, with their newest and Best Selling novel titled PANDORA End of Days.

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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.

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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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Liam W. Russell

Liam W. Russell enjoys life in the West Coast, also has lots of fun writing imaginative stories and tasting great wine. Often at precisely the exact same moment. He has penned two novels so much: his debut book, the paranormal thriller "famous," released in February 2016; along with his latest offering, "The Request: along with other psychedelic short tales," released in May 2017. He hopes his stories will send a chill down your back, keep you up at night (at least a bit) and make you ponder.

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Sam West

Sam West is a horror author residing in the united kingdom. Her material is pretty hardcore, therefore be warned. She believes that terror ought to be hot and sick and she is more than pleased to offend some people.

She hopes you will find other like minded souls out there that enjoy a fantastic dose of depravity and perversion. Because that's what rocks her world. Also her husband and young daughter, and that that do to put up with her mind.

Up until lately, Sam West appeared to be a bloke for the purposes of writing. To find out more, please feel free to get in touch with her to facebook. She can also be contacted at

The fact is out, but her husband's face remains... For now.

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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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