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Scary Books available for request

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Thrills and Chills… All of the spooktacular books below are available for swapping right now:

Tricks by Ed McBain . On Halloween night in the 87th Precinct, a liquor store owner is shot by costumed children, a headless torso is discovered, and Detective First Class Eileen Burke, disguised as a hooker, hopes to trap a serial killer.   See other highly-rated mystery books currently available for swapping

Red Dragon by Thomas Harris.  Meet Hannibal Lecter…for the first time.  This is the story before The Silence of the Lambs, the one that introduced us to the terrifying and unforgettable Dr. Hannibal Lecter.  In the realm of psychological suspense, Thomas Harris stands alone.  Keep the lights on when you read this!
Wildwood Road by Christopher Golden. Michael and Jillian Dansky have it all- successful careers, a bright future and, most of all, a loving marriage. One dark Halloween night, driving home from a masquerade party with Jillian asleep in the back seat, everything changes.  Michael nearly hits a little girl standing in the road. He brings her to the ruined mansion she says is her home, where she leaves him with the eerie plea: “Come find me.”  In the weeks that follow, Jillian turns cruel and vindictive and Michael sees visions of the girl everywhere…
The Night Country by Stewart O’Nan At midnight on Hallowe’en in a cloistered New England suburb, a car carrying five teenagers leaves a winding road and slams into a tree, killing three of them. One escapes unharmed, another suffers severe brain damage. A year later, summoned by the memories of those closest to them, the three that died come back on a last chilling mission among the living.  A strange and unsettling ghost story from the brilliant author Stewart O’Nan.
Snow by Ronald Malfi When a brutal snowstorm shuts down all the flights in and out of Chicago, Todd Curry and a few other stranded passengers rent a Jeep to drive the rest of the way to their destinations. But along a forested, isolated road, they picked up a disoriented man wandering through the snow. His car wouldn’t start and his daughter had vanished. Strangest of all are the mysterious lashes cut into the back of the man’s coat, straight down to the flesh…a page turner must-read for horror fans.

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Scary Books in the PBS Market

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Booooooo from the PBS Market! These bargains are so good they are scary!

Many Bloody Returns Edited by Toni L. P. Kelner and Charlaine Harris.  Never-before-published vampire stories by Charlaine Harris, Jim Butcher, Kelley Armstrong, and many others. Suspenseful, surprising, sometimes dark, sometimes humorous-these all-new stories will ensure that readers never think of vampires (or birthdays) in quite the same way again.

Retail Price: $15.00

Buy New (Paperback): $7.59+1 credit (save 49%) or $10.99 (save 26%)

Under the Dome by Stephen King.  When the small town of Chester’s Mill, Maine, is surrounded by an invisible force field, the people inside must exert themselves to survive. King handles the huge cast of characters masterfully but ruthlessly, forcing them to live (or not) with the consequences of hasty decisions.  For King fans and those who have never considered themselves such…a spectacular page-turner.

Retail Price: $35.00

Buy New (Hardcover): $17.59+1 credit (save 49%) or $20.99 (save 40%)

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead Rose and Lissa are best friends who share an unimaginable bond, even by vampire standards. Now, after time spent on the run, they have been returned to the school from which they escaped to face ridicule, speculation, and danger.  This is Book 1 of the immensely popular series.

Retail Price: $8.99

Buy New (Paperback): $4.59+1 credit (save 48%) or $7.99 (save 11%)

The Walk by Richard Paul Evans.  What would you do if you lost everything — your job, your home, and the love of your life — all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts. Instead, taking with him only the barest of essentials, Al leaves behind all that he’s known and starts walking. This is the first novel in an inspiring new series.

Retail Price: $22.00

Buy New (Hardcover): $11.09+1 credit (save 49%) or $14.49 (save 34%)

Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready . 16-year-old Aura can see ghosts. Then again, so can everyone around the world who was born after her. In fact, they have a word for the moment of her birth: the Shift. Aura suspects that the Shift might be connected to her missing mystery dad and an event that happened at Newgrange tomb in Ireland a year before her birth… This is a young adult paranormal romance that grownups and teenagers will both enjoy.

Retail Price: $17.99

Buy New (Hardcover): $9.09+1 credit (save 49%) or $12.49 (save 30%)