Beneath the surface of Nina Holt’s perfect marriage lurks a life of terror inflicted upon her by her politically powerful husband Michael and his brother Greg, a sadistic detective. For over a decade, they have managed to kepp Nina imprisoned, using her to satisfy their every whim.
When Sam imitates Michael’s violence by lashing out at her, Nina knows it’s time for both of them to escape before Sam truly turns into the monster Michael is groming him to become. In her haste to escape, she crashed her car and a kind motorist, Case Herder offers her help. Nina accepts,unaware that he has his own plans for her, igniting a deadly game of cat and mouse as they flee across Tasmania with Sam. As Michael and Greg relentlessly hunt them down to Cradle Mountain, Nina finds herself with nowhere left to run. Cornered, she has no choice but to face evil heed-on.
AUTHOR: DARCY DANIEL
TITLE: THE DEVIL’S CRADLE
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Afina is a young Romanian girl with high expectations when she arrives in Brighton but she has been tricked and there is no job, only a life as a sex slave.
Facing a desperate future, Afina tries to escape and a young female police officer, who comes to her aid, is stabbed. Powell’s life has been torn apart for the second time and he is determined to find the man responsible for his daughter’s death.
AUTHOR: BILL WARD
Jack Torrance’s new job is the perfect chance for a fresh start for him and his son Danny, who is only five years old but in the words of old Mr Halloran he is a ‘shiner’, aglow with psychic voltage. His visions grew frighteningly out of control at the Overlook Hotel where his father is the caretaker.
As winter closed in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seemed to develop a life of its own. It was meant to be empty, but who was the lady in Room 217, and who were the masked guests going up and down in the elevator? And why did the hedges shaped like animals seem so alive?Somewhere, somehow there was an evil force in the hotel and that too had begun to shine.
AUTHOR: STEPHREN KING
TITLE: THE SHINING
GENRE: Fiction, Horror, Thriller
There is no greater motivator for evil than a huge sense of injustice!
Tom Ashdown, an unlikely hero, owns a betting shop in Brighton and gambles with his life when he stumbles across an attempted kidnapping, which leaves him entangled in a dangerous chain of events involving the IRA, a sister seeking revenge for the death of her brother and an informer in MI5 with a secret in his past.
AUTHOR: BILL WARD
Aging death metal rock legend Judas Coyne is a collector of the macabre: a cookbook for cannibals, a used hangman’s noose, a snuff film. But nothing he possesses is as unique or as dreadful as his latest purchase off the Internet: a one of a kind curiosity that arrives at his door in a black heart shaped-box, a musty dead man’s suit still inhabited by the spirit of its late owner. And now everywhere Judas Coyne goes, the old man is there watching, waiting, dangling a razor blade on a chain from his bony hand.
AUTHOR: JOE HILL
TITLE: HEART-SHAPED BOX
GENRE: Fiction, Thriller, Horror, Paranormal
An eccentric Italian heiress from the Finger Lakes. An eighteen-year-old pop star from Scranton, Pennsylvania. Allison Campbell’s latest clients seem worlds apart in every respect, except both women disappeared on the same day and Allison’s colleague Vaughn is the last to have seen each.
Allison’s search for a connection uncovers an intricate web of family secrets, corporate transgressions and an age old rivalry that crosses continents. The closer Allison gets to the truth, the deadlier her quest becomes. All paths lead back to a sinister Finger Lakes estate and the suicide of a woman thirty years earlier. Allison soon realizes the lives of her clients and the safety of those closest to her aren’t the only things at stake.
AUTHOR: WENDY TYSON
TITLE: DEADLY ASSETS
GENRE: Suspense, Thriller, Mystery
Built on the Upper West Side, the elegant Breviary claims a regal history. But despite 14B’s astonishingly low rental price, the recent tragedy within its walls has frightened away all potential tenants except for Audrey Lucas.
No stranger to tragedy at thirty-two—a survivor of a fatherless childhood and a mother’s hopeless dementia, Audrey is obsessively determined to make her own way in a city that often strangles the weak. But is it something otherworldly or Audrey’s own increasing instability that’s to blame for the dark visions that haunt her and for the voice that demands that she build a door? A door it would be true madness to open…
AUTHOR: SARAH LANGAN
TITLE: AUDREY’S DOOR
GENRE: Paranormal, Fiction, Horror, Mystery
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Twenty years ago, Kate Cranbrook’s eyewitness testimony sent the wrong man to prison for rape and murder. When new evidence exonerates him, Kate says that in the darkness and confusion, she must have mistaken her attacker’s identity. She is lying. Kate would like nothing better than to turn her back on the past, but she is trapped in a stand-off with the real killer. When a body turns up on her doorstep, she resorts to desperate measures to free herself once and for all from a secret that is ruining her life.
AUTHOR: ELIZABETH BUHMANN
TITLE: LAY DEATH AT HER DOOR
GENRE: Thriller, Mystery Thriller
Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse’s future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past. Nicknamed “The Old Deep and Dark” because of the Prohibition era double murder that occurred in the basement then a speakeasy there are a wealth of secrets hidden inside its walls. And, to her shock and horror, Cordelia discovers that there is also one present day body literally buried in a basement wall. Cordelia immediately calls on her best friend, P.I. Jane Lawless.
Although Jane is already in the thick of another investigation she’s embroiled in a well known country western singer’s family scandal she agrees to help Cordelia out on the side. But show-biz is a small world, and as Jane starts tracing the trails of two separate investigations, she’s surprised to find they might not be as unconnected as she thought.
AUTHOR: ELLEN HART
TITLE: THE OLD DEEP AND DARK
GENRE: Mystery, Crime, Fiction