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#1

Elinor Dammert is rescued from the Perdido Hotel four days after all the townspeople had abandoned their homes because of the flooding Blackwater River... Read more about The Flood

#2

"Surely one of the most terrifying novels ever written." - Poppy Z. Brite

"Beyond any trace of doubt, one of the best writers of horror in this or any other country." - Peter Straub

"Readers of weak constitution should beware " - Publishers Weekl... Read more about The Elementals

#3

Flannery O'Connor's haunting first novel of faith, false prophets, and redemptive wisdom

Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor's astonishing and haunting first novel, is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two... Read more about Wise Blood

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FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker face... Read more about Sharp Objects

#5

From the acclaimed author of "Knockemstiff"-called "powerful, remarkable, exceptional" by the "Los Angeles Times"-comes a dark and riveting vision of America that delivers literary excitement in the highest degree.

In "The Devil All the Time," Donal... Read more about The Devil All the Time

#6

What do readers say about Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil?

a real-life murder

nonfiction crime novel

lucid and flowing

true-to-life crime story

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks... Read more about Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

#7

In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard-a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape-haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life... Read more about Child of God

#8

What do readers say about Cold Moon Over Babylon?

a classic ghost story

intriguing horror read

gothic horror

chilling

Terror grows in Babylon, a typical sleepy Southern town with its throbbing sun and fog-shrouded swamps.... Read more about Cold Moon Over Babylon

#9

What do readers say about Other Voices, Other Rooms?

coming of age tale

gender and sexuality

slow but enjoyable

gothic style novels

Truman Capote's first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South.

At the a... Read more about Other Voices, Other Rooms

#10

"Go read Andy Davidson's lush nightmare, The Boatman's Daughter. It put an arrow through my head and heart." -Paul Tremblay, author of Growing Things

"Ample bloodshed is offset by beautiful prose . . . A stunning supernatural Southern Gothic." -Kirku... Read more about The Boatman's Daughter

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