Horror

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* denotes the first in a series.

Bliss House

The Only Good Indians

The Twisted Ones

Winter People

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

See What I Have Done

Mexican Gothic

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

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo F CHOO Yangsze
The wealthy, powerful Lim family seek a bride  for their dead son in hopes of placating his restless spirit. 

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

Bttm Fdrs by Ezra Claytan Daniels Adult GN Daniels
An Afrofuturist horror-comedy about gentrification, hip hop, and cultural appropriation. 

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.

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

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Gram Jones F JONES Stephen
After a disturbing event from their youth, four American Indian men are tracked by an entity bent on revenge. 

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 Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher F KINGFISHER T.
When a young woman clears out her grandmother’s home in rural North Carolina, she finds long-hidden secrets. 

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado Adult GN Machado
When El and Octavia are infected with a mysterious illness that affects their memory, they  realize the dark stories of their town hold the solution.

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.

The Blade Between by Sam J. Miller F MILLER Sam
Reluctantly visiting his hometown, Roman exposes the corrupt motives of gentrifiers and angry spirits.  

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.

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia F MORENO-GARCIA Silvia
A courageous socialite in 1950s Mexico is drawn into the secrets of an isolated mansion. 

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.

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

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