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Spooky, scary and offbeat reads for Halloween

October 28, 2020

Spooky, scary and offbeat reads for Halloween

To help you get into the spooky season, we’re sharing a list of spooky, scary and offbeat reads from 2020! Find your next favourite Halloween read below.

Flyaway

Flyaway

'A superbly told tale of folklore-infused fantasy, full of rising dread, set in a sharply observed Australian outback town.' Garth NixStrange what chooses... Read More

Gideon the Ninth

Gideon the Ninth

“Unlike anything I’ve ever read. ” —V.E. Schwab“Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!” —Charles StrossStarred reviews from Publishers... Read More

The Mercies

The Mercies

On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardø is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, forty fishermen, including her father and brother, are... Read More

Our Dark Secret

Our Dark Secret

From the author of The Missing Girl, Jenny Quintana’s gripping novel, Our Dark Secret, tells the story of two girls, two deaths and two decades of silence . . . The... Read More

The Sin Eater

The Sin Eater

A Sin Eater's duty is a necessary evil: she hears the final private confessions of the dying, eats their sins as a funeral rite, and so guarantees their souls access to heaven. It is always women... Read More

The Secret Life of Mr Roos

The Secret Life of Mr Roos

At fifty-nine years old, Valdemar Roos is tired of life. Working a job he hates, with a wife he barely talks to and two step-daughters he doesn't get on with, he doesn't have a lot to look forward... Read More

When I Was Ten

When I Was Ten

‘A rich, intricately-woven novel of childhood crime and adult redemption. I finished it with my heart in my mouth. Highly recommended’ - Louise Candlish‘Dark, creepy and ultimately... Read More

The Harpy

The Harpy

From the acclaimed author of The End We Start From, The Harpy is a fierce tale of love, betrayal and revenge. Lucy and Jake live in a house by a field where the sun... Read More

Lovecraft Country

Lovecraft Country

The book behind the HBO Series from J.J. Abrams, Misha Green and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)A chimerical blend of magic, power, hope, and freedom that stretches across... Read More

The Secret of Cold Hill

The Secret of Cold Hill

The Secret of Cold Hill by Peter James is the spine-chilling follow-up to The House on Cold Hill. Now a smash-hit stage play.Cold Hill House has been... Read More

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