Most terrifying books - chosen by horror authors

All of the authors involved in the Horror Lounge have chosen one book they consider THE most terrifying. If a book scares a horror author, then you know these aren't for the faint-hearted.

House Of Leaves
By Mark Z Danielewski
The Girl Next Door
By Jack Ketchum
Pet Sematary
By Stephen King
The Exorcist
By William Peter Blatty
HEX
By Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Mr. X
By Peter Straub
Under The Skin (Canons)
By Michel Faber
Dark Matter
By Michelle Paver

Win with the Horror Lounge

Win a stack of Stephen King books

Win a stack of Stephen King books

Design a great poster and win a BFI player subscription

Design a great poster and win a BFI player subscription

Post your horror covers on Instagram and win Paperbacks from Hell

Post your horror covers on Instagram and win Paperbacks from Hell

Win a ravenous bundle of Edgar Allan Poe goodies

Win a ravenous bundle of Edgar Allan Poe goodies

 

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Award-winning horror

Award-winning horror

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Discover new authors

Grab an ebook for under £3

Grab an ebook for under £3


All things horror

Horror magazines & communities

Horror magazines & communities

The best of horror on Instagram

The best of horror on Instagram

Petrifying Pinterest

Petrifying Pinterest

Live in the house of horror

Live in the house of horror

Dress to distress

Dress to distress

Horror and Halloween goodies

Horror and Halloween goodies


25th - 31st October

A week-long celebration of horror fiction. All online, all free, all scary as hell. 

Grab a seat in the Horror Lounge.