Journey with us as we explore the most anticipated Horror Novels of October 2023.
It is a harrowing mix of crime, detective, and horror genres, portraying a world where evil pervades sanctuaries of safety.
“The Reformatory” by Tananarive Due is a haunting historical novel set in 1950’s Jim Crow Florida, depicting the harrowing experiences of Robert Stephens Jr. in a segregated reformatory.
The story follows Ana and Reid, grappling with the traumatic aftermath of a complicated birth, which has left Ana paralyzed and embittered.
“Wrath Becomes Her” by Aden Polydoros is a captivating Jewish historical horror novel, intertwining elements of “Frankenstein” and “Inglourious Basterds.”
It is a compelling feminist Gothic novel that reimagines the French fairy tale, “Bluebeard,” intertwining themes of romance and horror.
Set in the sinking city of San Siroco, the narrative follows Dr. Tamsin Rivers, a researcher tasked with uncovering the cause of the city’s gradual subsidence.
The book’s premise revolves around Campbell P. Marion, an author battling the disenchantment of a poorly received debut.
It is a chilling horror novel, with fourteen-year-old Richard at its core, who, after his parents’ tragic demise, relocates to the eerie town of Ballantyne.
Elizabeth Hand’s “A Haunting on the Hill” offers readers a thrilling plunge into the atmospheric realm created by Shirley Jackson in “The Haunting of Hill House”.