Horror

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* denotes the first in a series.

Bliss House

Welcome to Night Vale

Ararat

Winter People

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

See What I Have Done

Disappearance at Devil's Rock

Bliss House* by Laura Benedict F BENEDICT Laura
Decades of strange occurrences, disappearances, and deaths have plagued the Bliss House. 

The Passage* by Justin Cronin F CRONIN Justin
A security breach at a government facility unleashes a deadly military experiment.

The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue F DONOHUE Keith
A young couple finds themselves caught in a web of magic and horror involving a mysterious and sinister toy shop.

Fearful Symmetries: An Anthology of Horror F FEARFUL
A collection of 20 short horror stories.

Welcome to Night Vale* by Joseph Fink F FINK Joseph
Stories about a nameless town where the supernatural and strange are commonplace. 

Horns by Joe Hill F HILL Joe
Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power.

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman F GAIMAN
Collection of short stories by Gaiman.

Ararat* by Christopher Golden F GOLDEN Christopher
An archaeological team finds human-like remains on Turkey’s Mt. Ararat. But when the team is trapped by a blizzard, terrifying things happen.

The Last American Vampire by Seth Grahame-Smith F GRAHAME-SMITH Seth
Follows the offbeat historical experiences of Reconstruction-era vampire Henry Sturges.

Hunger by Alma Katsu F KATSU Alma
A supernatural reimagining of the historical Donner Party.

Outsider by Stephen King F KING Stephen
The brutal murder of a young boy calls into question the suspect's true nature when realities of the crime come to light.

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon F McMAHON Jennifer
The small Vermont town of West Hall has been the scene of mysterious deaths, disappearances, and ghost sightings.

Red Moon by Benjamin Percy F PERCY Benjamin
A new movement has emerged that presses for werewolf equal rights with increasing violence.

I’m Thinking Of Ending Things by Iain Reid F REID Iain
Jake takes a sudden detour and leaves his girlfriend stranded. What emerges is a twisted, dark story.

Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmad Sa’dawi F SAADAWI Ahmad
Hadi constructs a body from parts found on the street in an attempt to get the government to hold proper burials. But everything goes wrong when the corpse goes missing in this Frankenstein retelling.

Lock In* by John Scalzi SF SCALZI John
A virus sweeps the globe and leaves 1% of the population “locked in” —fully awake and aware but unable to move.

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt F SCHMIDT Sarah
A fictionalized telling of the notorious Lizzie Borden in the days leading up to and after the murder of her father and step-mother.

Nocturnal by Scott Sigler F SIGLER Scott
Detective Bryan Clauser experiences vivid dreams about a serial killer and fears he is losing his sanity.

Carrion Comforts by Dan Simmons F SIMMONS Dan
Three elderly friends with the power feed off emotions meet to discuss their game--an ongoing competition of mass murder and vampirism.

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay F TREMBLAY Paul
Elizabeth discovers disturbing connections between her son Tommy’s disappearance, Tommy's father's death, and a macabre folk tale.

The Fifth House of the Heart by Ben Tripp F TRIPP Ben
A vampire hunting antiques dealer leads a group of mercenaries to confront an ageless monster who has threatened his loved ones.

Positive by David Wellington F WELLINGTON David
Finn is a “positive,” someone who might be infected with the zombie virus. On his way to a government medical facility, he winds up on a perilous cross-country odyssey.

Non-Fiction

They Bite

In Cold Blood

Northern Frights

They Bite: Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators by Jonathan Maberry 130 MAB

The Element Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Hauntings by Theresa Francis-Cheung 130.3 CHE

Haunted Wisconsin by Michael Norman 133.1 NOR

Famous Wisconsin Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by Hannah Heidi Levy 133.1 LEV

The Wisconsin Road Guide to Haunted Locations by Chad Lewis 133.1 LEW

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote 364.1 CAP

Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson 364.15 LAR

Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn 364.152 GUI

The Bookcase Ghost: A Storyteller’s Collection of Wisconsin Ghost Stories by Elizabeth Matson 398.2 MAT

Night Creatures by Time-Life Books 398.2 NIG OVERSIZED

Northern Frights: A Supernatural Ecology of the Wisconsin Headwaters by Dennis Boyer 398.209 BOY

On Monsters: An Unnatural History Of Our Worst Fears by Stephen Asma 398.24 ASM

Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach 611 ROA

The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum 614.13 BLU

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Eboa Virus by Richard Preston 614.57 PRE

Morgue: A Life In Death by Vincent DiMaio 616.07 DIM

The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party Bride by Daniel Brown 978.0209 BRO