Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology. Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard¿
Ever traveled down a winding, tree-lined road at night? These six horror stories take place in those "out of the way" locations: miles off of the beaten path, not another car or house in sight. The familiar, comforting sounds of civilization are long gone, replaced only by an unnatural silence and sense of unease as you venture deep into unknown territory. Take a trip down the back roads with this collection of scary stories from Evan Camby, the author who brought you the award-winning "Walking After Midnight: Tales for Halloween." Just remember to keep your headlights on-and don't forget to check the backseat."Ghost in the Garden"-When a young nanny is hired as the sole caretaker of two young children at Weeping Gardens, a rural estate in northern Georgia, she discovers that someone, or something, lurks amongst the willows."abandoned"-A photography blogger is dared to visit Danbury House, the site of infamous unsolved murders, and she soon learns that the things she wants to capture on film...want to capture her, too."s o l i t u d e"-A novelist struggling with grief retreats to a cabin in the Hudson River Valley to complete a book and becomes locked in a battle for his sanity and his life."Honeymoon"-American newlyweds traveling through the remote moors of northern England come upon an ancient, medieval village which holds a terrifying secret."The Outdoorsman"-This story follows a young, down-on-his-luck veteran of the Iraq War on what should have been an idyllic day hunting in his favorite spot. When he comes across another hunter, things change, and he has to rely on his experiences and instincts to solve a very big, very dangerous problem."Back Roads"-After getting rejected from his dream college and breaking up with his girlfriend, Christopher drives out to a spot in the country where he passed many happy days fishing as a young boy. Soon, he realizes that the warnings his grandfather once gave him about this place were anything but a joke, and he must dig deep to find the courage to save himself.
Includes the story “It Grows on You”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King. A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A novelty toy becomes an unexpected and terrifying instrument of self-defense….An ex-con pieces together a map to unearth a stolen million dollars—but at what price?...A private investigator in Depression-era Los Angeles is finding his life unraveling as he discovers the shocking truth of who he really is….A third-grade teacher is willing to dig deep in order to exact revenge for his murdered wife.... These are just some of the haunting scenarios to be found in this classic collection—spellbinding tales from the darkest places and the unparalleled imagination of fiction’s master storyteller. Stories include: -Dolan's Cadillac -The End of the Whole Mess -Suffer the Little Children -The Night Flier -Popsy -It Grows on You -Chattery Teeth -Dedication -The Moving Finger -Sneakers -You Know They Got a Hell of a Band -Home Delivery -Rainy Season -My Pretty Pony -Sorry, Right Number -The Ten O'Clock People -Crouch End -The House on Maple Street -The Fifth Quarter -The Doctor's Case -Umney's Last Case -Head Down -Brooklyn August
The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! And don't miss More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!
The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! Scary Stories 3 is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories 3 appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! And don't miss Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark!
Bumble and Bee have some hysterical ideas for an adventurous day on the pond, such as going on a search for treasure and a wacky new version of hide-and-seek. Unfortunately, Froggy wants no part. Will Bumble and Bee's contagious energy be enough to tempt Froggy into joining them for a fun day?
A special edition of The Pan Book of Horror Stories reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. Over fifty years ago, Pan launched a series of books that were to delight and disgust - sometimes even on the same page - readers from across the world. From classics in the genre to scraping-the-barrel nastiness, the Pan Books of Horror had them all.This reissue of the very first Pan Book of Horror contains twenty-two terrifying tales of horror by a dazzling array of famous names - including Peter Fleming, C. S. Forester, Bram Stoker, Angus Wilson, Noel Langley, Jack Finney and L. P. Hartley. Stories of the uncanny jostle with tales of the macabre, it is the perfect bedside book - for those with nerves of steel!