Top 5 Halloween reads
It – Stephan king (1986)The shape shifting being of King’s imagination brings to life the definition of Coulrophobia (which is the fear of clowns, by the way). The book cover alone sends shivers down my spine…
American psycho – Bret Easton Ellis (1991)Proving to the literary world that monsters are real, Ellis creates a murderous knife yielding madman with such violence that you will be paranoid for days.
Skeleton key – Anthony Horowitz (2003)Witchcraft, death and evil lurking behind every closed door. Not only will this book unlock your inner fears, but the sick twists and turns will make you want to finish it in one sitting.
The Ghosts of Sleath – James Herbert (1996)An old town, a psychic investigator and an ancient malevolent force had me switching on the lights after the very first chapter...
A stir of echoes – Richard Matheson (1958)The main character in this book can communicate to the dead and often finds himself in frightful situations. Although his psychic abilities are a mere sub-plot, the story line is powerful nonetheless.Words by: Gadeeja Abbas
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