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Masters of horror: Novels

Best horror novels

Literary historians will tell you that the horror story in its longer form is a relatively recent phenomenon. While there might be some truth in that assertion, it cannot be denied that the gothic novels of Radcliffe and Walpole were popular in the 1700s and no-one can deny the influence of Bram Stoker’s Dracula or Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein during […]

Librarian’s Choice: Halloween horrors

October is the month for scary stories, horror novels, and crime capers. Whether you like your scares in fiction or true-story form, read something that gets those little hairs on the back of your neck standing up. Then finish it all off with your own Halloween haunting around town at the end of the month. […]