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Genre: Horror and Suspense

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52 titles found

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Accursed
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
PS3565.A8 A64 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Annotated Frankenstein
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
PR5397 .F7 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator, in an annotated edition that offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds.

This annotated edition offers insights into Shelley's lite...

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Bad death of Eduard Delacroix
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 B32 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Time runs out for one of the inmates on death row at Cold Mountain penitentiary.
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Brave bulls : a novel
by Tom Lea ; with a new foreword by John Graves.
PS3523.E1142 B73 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Coffey on the mile
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 C63 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Cold Mountain Penitentiary has seen its share of death through the years, and now it's John Coffey's turn to take that final walk down the Green Mile.
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Coffey's hands
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 C631 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Paul Coffey, the brutal killer of two girls, reveals something extraordinary, and life on the Green Mile will never be the same again.
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Crossers
Philip Caputo.
PS3553.A625 C76 2009 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In a tale inspired by the brutality and beauty of life on the Arizona-Mexico border, September 11 widower Gil Castle finds his efforts to heal challenged by dark truths about his fearsome grandfather and retaliations against an act of kindness.
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Curse on Dostoevsky
Atiq Rahimi ; translated from the French by Polly McLean.
PQ3979.3.R34 M3813 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dinosaur club : a novel
William Heffernan.
PS3558.E4143 D5 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Threatened with downsizing, senior executives of a corporation form a club to fight an axe-wielding CEO. Vice-president Jack Fallone, a Vietnam War vet who is their leader, scores something of a victory when he gets lawyer Samantha Moore to fall in love with him. She was hired by the CEO ...
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Dissident gardens : a novel
Jonathan Lethem.
PS3562.E8544 D67 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dog king
Ransmayr, Christoph, 1954-
PT2678.A65 M6713 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A surrealistic novel on life in a Germany haunted by the memory of the Holocaust. The protagonists are three people living near the site of a World War II concentration camp. One was an inmate, the others were free people. A study of complicity by the author of The Terror of Ice and Darkn...
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
PR5485 .A1 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life. Also included in this collection are Markheim, A Lodging for the Night, Thrawn Janet, The Body-Snatcher and The Misadventures of John Nicholson.
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Dracula
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
PR6037.T617 D7 1897 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dracula : authoritative text, contexts, reviews and reactions, dramatic and film variations, criticism
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
PR6037.T617 D7 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Dreamcatcher : a novel
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 D77 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Four men who reunite every year during hunting season in the woods of Maine, encounter a disoriented, incoherent stranger who drags the men into a terrifying struggle with a creature from another world, and their only chance for survival lies in their shared past.
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Dry spell
Moloney, Susie.
PR9199.3.M592 D78 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
In North Dakota, a rain maker is hired by a woman banker to combat an evil spirit, blamed for a drought which has almost destroyed the economy. The result is mayhem--and love.
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Emerald germs of Ireland
McCabe, Pat, 1955-
PR6063.C32 E46 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Pat McNab reflects on why he killed his mother and who he should kill next.
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Eye of Cybele : a novel
by Daniel Chavarría ; translation by Carlos Lopez.
PQ8520.13.H38 O5613 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Father's law
Richard Wright.
PS3545.R815 F38 2008 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A novel left unfinished by Richard Wright at the time of his death in 1960, telling the story of Ruddy Turner, an African-American police chief in a Chicago suburb, who struggles to know what to do when he begins to suspect his college-age son Tommy is a murderer.
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Frankenstein or the modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
PR5397 .F7 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster ...
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From a Buick 8 : a novel
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 F76 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
On the heels of his hugely successful "Dreamcatchers" King delivers another classic novel about boys, men, and a terrifying force only they can contain. The state police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have kept a secret in Shed B out back of the barracks ever since 1979, when Troopers E...
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Gerald's game
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 G47 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When rough sex between Jessie and Gerald Burlingame turns deadly, leaving Gerald dead and Jessie handcuffed to the bed, it sets in motion a terrifying and psychologically twisted twenty-eight hours.
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Goldfinch
Donna Tartt.
PS3570.A657 G65 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Heaven's edge
Romesh Gunesekera.
PR9440.9.G86 H43 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Marc leaves London in search of a new life on an island off the coast of India where he falls in love with Uva, an eco-warrior who has been targeted by kidnappers.
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Hell : a novel
Davis, Kathryn, 1946-
PS3554.A934923 H45 1998 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A surrealistic novel on two families in Philadelphia, one made up of real people, the other of dolls who have a life of their own. This is just one of several plots in the book. Another deals with the 19th century writer Edwina Moss, an expert on home economics, writing a book on Antonin ...
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In the forest
O'Brien, Edna.
PR6065.B7 I5 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Michen O'Kane, who was born with a killer instinct, unleashes his murderous rage along the countryside of western Ireland, drawing innocent victims into the forest of his twisted fantasies.
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Inhabited woman
Gioconda Belli ; translated by Kathleen March.
PQ7519.2.B44 M8513 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A revolutionary romance by a Nicaraguan poet. The protagonists are two architects: Lavina, a woman from the privileged classes, and Felipe, a member of the national liberation movement. When Felipe is killed, Lavina takes over command of his unit.
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Long fatal love chase
Louisa May Alcott.
PS1017 .L66 1995 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
An Englishwoman falls for an older man who takes her to France where she discovers he is already married. When she leaves him, he pursues her and confines her to a lunatic asylum in Germany. But she will escape. The novel was written in 1866 and was rejected by the publisher as too sensat...
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Luminaries : a novel
Eleanor Catton.
PR9639.4.C39 L86 2013 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Merrick : a novel
Rice, Anne, 1941-
PS3568.I265 M48 2000 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
At the center of Anne Rice's new novel is the beautiful, unconquerable Merrick, a child--a witch with the power and magical knowledge of a Medea and a Circe. She is a Mayfair of New Orleans, descendent of a family rich in its French and Spanish past, steeped in the age-old tradition of vo...
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Mission song
John le Carré.
PR6062.E33 M57 2006 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Working as an interpreter for British Intelligence, Bruno Salvador, the abandoned son of an Irish father and Congolese mother, is sent to a mysterious island to interpret a secret conference among Central African warlords.
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Monk
Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818.
PR4887 .M7 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
"When Matthew Lewis's The Monk was published in 1796, readers were shocked by this gripping and horrific novel. Lewis's story, which drove the House of Commons - of which he was a member - to deem him licentious and perverse, follows the abbot Ambrosio as he is tempted into a world of inc...
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Moonstone
Wilkie Collins.
PR4494 .M62 1992 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The elements which make up The Moonstone--a purloined Indian jewel which carries with it a mysterious curse, a stolid British police sergeant, a drama of theft and murder in a spacious country home--have been repeated, in slightly varying guises, throughout much of the detective fiction t...
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Mouse on the mile
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 M68 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A mouse moves into Cold Mountain Penitentiary and breaks up the monotony for the three death row inmates.
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Nautical chart
Arturo Pérez-Reverte ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden.
PQ6666.E765 C3813 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Love and betrayal on the high seas highlight this new work by the bestselling author of "The Seville Communion". Coy is a suspended sailor with time on his hands, a mariner without a ship. While attending a maritime auction in Barcelona, he meets a beautiful woman on a search for lost tre...
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Night journey
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 N535 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Paul Edgecombe and his fellow guards take a huge gamble by taking convicted killer John Coffey away from Death Row in the dead of night to bring him to the bedside of a woman writhing in torment.
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Nightmares & dreamscapes
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 N5 1993 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Collection of 23 short stories--from classic horror to vampire thrillers, imitations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Raymond Chandler, a teleplay, and a non-fiction bonus, a heartfelt little piece on Little League baseball.
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No country for old men
Cormac McCarthy.
PS3563.C337 N6 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to tra...
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Poor things : episodes from the early life of Archibald McCandless, M.D. Scottish Public Health Officer
PR6057.R3264 P66 2001 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Saturday : [a novel]
Ian McEwan.
PR6063.C4 S27 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
From the pen of a master-the #1 bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement-comes an astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats...
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Saving fish from drowning
Amy Tan.
PS3570.A48 S23 2005 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A pious man explained to his followers: "It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. 'Don't be scared,' I tell those fishes....
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Sharp teeth of love : a novel
by Doris Betts.
PS3552.E84 S53 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Medical illustrator Luna Stone dumps her fiance and takes off for the mountains to camp and meditate. While there, she meets a boy who escaped from a porno ring and she also meets a man who planned to be a minister until he went deaf. When the boy is kidnaped by the pornographers, Luna an...
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Sixteen pleasures
Robert Hellenga.
PS3558.E4753 S58 1994 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
The adventure of Margot Harrington, an American book conservator saving treasures in the 1966 flood in Florence. She is asked by the mother superior of a convent to help secretly sell a banned book to raise money for the convent. It's the only copy of The Sixteen Pleasures, a volume of so...
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Someone to watch over me
Judith McNaught.
PS3563.C3884 S66 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When the rich, successful husband of a beautiful New York actress mysteriously disappears, she plunges into a desperate search to find him...and into a menacing web of secrets, deception, and danger.
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Stand : the complete & uncut edition
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 S7 1990 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Imagine America devastated by a vast killer plague and the group of men and women coming together to make a last stand against it.
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Tattooed girl : a novel
Joyce Carol Oates.
PS3565.A8 T3 2003 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
When his failing health prompts him to hire an assistant, reclusive author Joshua Siegl recruits Alma, unaware of her tortured past and the hatred stirring within her that incides her to commit anti-Semitic acts.
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Turtle Moon
Alice Hoffman.
PS3558.O3447 T87 1992b Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
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Two dead girls
King, Stephen, 1947-
PS3561.I483 T93 1996x Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
They were sisters, and the picture-perfect image of innocence. No one understood their brutal deaths, not even the man who killed them.
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Vaporetto 13 : a novel
Girardi, Robert.
PS3557.I694 V3 1997 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
A fantasy on an American banker working in Venice who meets a mysterious woman from another age. Under her influence he loses interest in material pursuit, abandons banking and acquires supernatural powers. But one day she has to leave.
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Vlad
Carlos Fuentes ; translated by E. Shaskan Bumas and Alejandro Branger.
PQ7297.F793 V5313 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a police force who won't mind a few disappearances?
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Vlad
Fuentes, Carlos.
PQ7297.F793 V5313 2012 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a police force who won't mind a few disappearances?
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Wide blue yonder : a novel
Jean Thompson.
PS3570.H625 W5 2002 Book Stacks (A-K 3rd Floor, L-Z 2nd Floor) Check availability
During the summer of 1999, Springfield, Illinois, becomes the center of a climatic, emotional, and metaphysical storm for four people--Uncle Harvey, his troubled niece Josie, Josie's desperate mother Elaine, and Rolando, a loner fueled by rage.