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blood_splatter_cr‘I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things which I dare not confess to my own soul.’

Jonathan Harker’s Journal. Dracula by Bram Stoker.

Competition Winners

Undead Reread Scary Short Story Winner

Nicola Depuis with Daysleeper
Read Nicolas's story here: Daysleeper (PDF file, 78.1 KB)

Vote For Your Favourite Scary Story

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by Stephen King received the most votes, with Dracula by Bram Stoker coming a close second.

The winner of our €50 book voucher is Justin Scannell.

Congratulations to both our winners.

Best Horror Fiction

Horror Writers Association's Horror Reading List
http://www.horror.org/readlist.htm

Good Reads' 100 Best Horror Novels
http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/135.Best_Horror_Novels

Stephen King explains how to make vampires 'scary again'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2010/sep/30/stephen-king-vampires-scary

Kevin Jackson's top 10 vampire novels
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/oct/30/kevin-jackson-top-10-vampire-novels

Charlie Higson's top 10 horror books
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/sep/08/charlie-higson-top-10-horror-books

Our Favourites

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Justin Cronin
The Passage 

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Stephen King
Salem's Lot 

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John Ajvide Lindqvist
Let The Right One In 

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H.P. Lovecraft
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

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George R.R. Martin
Fevre Dream 

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Richard Matheson
I Am Legend

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Adam Nevill
The Ritual 

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Kim Newman
Anno Dracula

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Dacre Stoker
Dracula The Un-Dead 

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Carmilla
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Download from Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10007