Chilling Stories of Horror
When Tobin gets trapped inside the House of Mystery and Mirrors at Carnival Nocturne, his existence is erased from the world and Zeus is the only person who remembers that his best friend ever lived. Zeus is determined to return to the carnival and rescue his friend--that is, if he can only find it. Together with Tobin's sister, Jana, Zeus concocts a plan to conjure Tobin's captors on Halloween night via his paranormal podcast, Odd Occurrences. Listeners are invited to call in and share their own supernatural experiences with the audience. From ghostly encounters to haunted dolls, terrifying escape rooms with deadly consequences to alien lake creatures, Zeus hopes that someone's story will produce a clue that leads him to the mysterious carnival--and ultimately, back to Tobin.
In the seaside city of San Marco, Florida, private investigator Lise Norwood spends her days serving papers and her nights spying on cheating spouses. An odd career choice for a woman who studied art history while a student at San Marco University. When local police ask her to consult on a murder case in which the victim was posed to resemble a classic Greek sculpture, Lise dusts off her art history degree and joins the task force. As the artistic madman known as Michelangelo continues to use the bodies of his victims to copy more works of art, Lise starts her own investigation into the gruesome killings. Homicide detectives accuse her of overstepping her role as consultant and she’s fired from the case, which only spurs her to dig deeper. Her inquiries take an ugly and personal turn when she learns that Michelangelo has chosen her to be his next bloody masterpiece.
All the Lovely Children
Charly Bloom’s life took a wrong turn that has left her alone and frustrated. When she gets a call from an old flame, she returns to her hometown to investigate the disappearances of four children. The abductions are eerily similar to a set of previous crimes. Two decades ago, Charly and her three friends decided to play amateur detectives and help find a girl who was kidnapped from her home. Then, another girl went missing. Clues overlooked by the inept sheriff left only one child to survive: Charly. She managed to fight back and kill the Snatcher. Or so everyone thought. Is the Snatcher back, or is there a copycat? Charly must face her past and her own personal demons in a race against time to save the latest victim.
(middle grade/young adult horror)
Is winning a writing contest worth risking your life? Famous horror writer Ian Tremblin holds a short-story writing contest with a prize that seems to be the opportunity of a lifetime: five teen finalists will get to spend the evening with Tremblin himself in the haunted mansion Daemon Hall, and the winner of the best short story will see publication.Wade Reilly and the other finalists could never have imagined what they find lurking in the shadows of this demonic mansion. During a suspenseful night of tale-telling, strange incidents mix the realms of the real and the supernatural. What is Tremblin really up to, and can he be trusted? What about Daemon Hall--is it alive? And, more to the point, will any of the contestants make it out of this hall of horrors to tell their story?
Return to Daemon Hall: Evil Roots
(middle grade/young adult horror)
A year has passed since that fateful night in Daemon Hall's house of horrors. Bestselling macabre author Ian Tremblin decides to hold another writer's contest but this time in the safety of his own home. Tremblin is excited to share with contestants a very old book he has recently acquired that once belonged to Rudolph Daemon, the millionaire builder of Daemon Hall who later went mad and killed his family. But the book, like the mansion, is powerfully evil and soon transports the group to the burned out shell of the haunted mansion. Flesh eaters, voodoo, a proficient sociopath, and the root of the house's malevolence are all part of the mix. Who will get out alive?