Horror

Horror fiction is fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the audience. Historically, the cause of the "horror" experience has often been the intrusion of a supernatural element into everyday human experience. Since the 1960s, any work of fiction with a morbid, gruesome, surreal, or exceptionally suspenseful or frightening theme has come to be called "horror". Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy, all three of which categories are sometimes placed under the umbrella classification speculative fiction.

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Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters, #1)
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A Room Away From the Wolves
Small Spaces
Strange Grace
Nightingale
Flight or Fright
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The Good Demon
Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower
The Corset
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