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Behind closed doors

Behind closed doors

Paris, B. A., author
2016


The binding

The binding

Collins, Bridget, author
2019


The chestnut man

The chestnut man

Sveistrup, Søren, 1968- author
2019

A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a "chestnut man"--a handmade doll-which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery, a fingerprint belonging to a government minister's daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago. To save innocent lives, a pair of detectives must piece together the Chestnut Man's gruesome clues.

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Final girls

Final girls

Sager, Riley, author
2017


The haunting of Hill House

The haunting of Hill House

Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965, author
1959

The story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a "haunting"; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers -- and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

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It

It

King, Stephen, 1947- author
1986


Mexican gothic

Mexican gothic

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia, author
2020

"The acclaimed author of Gods of Jade and Shadow returns with a darkly enchanting reimagining of Gothic fantasy, in which a spirited young woman discovers the haunting secrets of a beautiful old mansion in 1950s Mexico"-- Provided by publisher.

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Murder on the Orient express

Murder on the Orient express

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.
1974


The Southern Book Club's guide to slaying vampires

The Southern Book Club's guide to slaying vampires

Hendrix, Grady, author
2020

Patricia Campbell's life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her kids have their own lives and her senile mother-in-law needs constant care. The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing James Harris into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn't felt in years. But when children on the other side of town go missing, their deaths written off by local police, Patricia has reason to believe James Harris is more of a Bundy than a Brad Pitt. The real problem? James is a monster of a different kind--and Patricia has already invited him in.

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The Sun Down Motel

The Sun Down Motel

St. James, Simone, author
2020

Upstate New York, 1982. Viv Delaney wants to move to New York City, and to help pay for it she takes a job as the night clerk at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York. But something isn't right at the motel, something haunting and scary. Upstate New York, 2017. Carly Kirk has never been able to let go of the story of her aunt Viv, who mysteriously disappeared from the Sun Down Motel. She decides to visit the motel, where she quickly learns that nothing has changed since 1982. And she soon finds herself ensnared in the same mysteries that claimed her aunt.

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The whisper man

The whisper man

North, Alex, (Fiction author), author
2019

Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son, Jake, heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town, Featherbank. But the town has a dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. Until Frank Carter was finally caught, he was nicknamed 'The Whisper Man,' for he would lure his victims out by whispering at their windows at night. Just as Tom and Jake are getting settled into their new home, a young boy vanishes. His disappearance bears an unnerving resemblance to Frank Carter's crimes, reigniting old rumors that he had an accomplice. Detectives Amanda Beck and Pete Willis must find the boy before it is too late, even if that means Pete has to revisit Frank Carter in prison. Then Jake begins acting strangely, he hears a whispering at his window...

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The witch elm

The witch elm

French, Tana, author
2018


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