Spooky Reads

It’s that time of year again where pumpkins and fake blood start to appear in supermarkets – Halloween. And what better time to ponder our favourite scary reads?

For an especially frightening read, I always return to Stephen King’s Nightmares and Dreamscapes. Nothing is quite as terrifying as the short story ‘The Ten o’clock People‘ where a smoker trying to quit the habit finds himself with a chemical imbalance that allows him to see that all the powerful people in the city are in fact inhuman, bat-like monsters.

Nightmares & dreamscapes

And what I now consider to be a modern classic: The Museum of Atheism by Laura Ellen Joyce. It’s the perfect set-up for a horror novel: an isolated prison community, a six-year-old beauty queen and wild. rabid foxes terrorising the town.


What are your favourite scary reads?

Sophie, Editorial Administrator

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