Ten Titles for People Who Enjoyed It

Posted On Monday October 28, 2019

When Stephen King released his classic horror novel “It”in 1986, readers were left with nightmares about creepy clowns lurking beneath their streets. With Halloween right around the corner, those terror enthusiasts looking for a new frightening and eerie book may enjoy some of these reads too!

Neverland by Douglas Clegg
During a summer vacation at his grandmother's home on Gull Island, Beau Jackson's cousin, Sumter, initiates Beau into a series of strange and sinister games--secret rituals that culminate in an explosive evil. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1064754__Sneverland__P0%2C2__Orightresult__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

The Troop by Nick Cutter
During a camping trip, on an uninhabited island off the coast of Prince Edward Island, Tim and his Boy Scout troop encounter an unexpected intruder whose bioengineered body spreads horror faster than fear. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1114322__Sthe%20troop__P0%2C1__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill (print and, large print)
When Charles Talent Manx, an unstoppable monster who transforms children into his own terrifying likeness, kidnaps her son, Victoria McQueen, the only person to ever escape his unmitigated evil, must engage in a life-and-death battle of wills to get her son back. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__St%3A%28NOS4A2%29__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

Awakened by James Murray (print, and e-book)
A beautiful new subway line in New York City unearths an ancient dark horror that threatens the balance of civilization. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__St%3A%28Awakened%20-%28the%20brink%29%29%20a%3A%28Murray%2C%20James%29__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

The Dead Path by Stephen M. Irwin (print and, e-book)
After the death of his wife, Nicholas Close becomes haunted, literally, by ghosts. Torn by guilt and fearing for his sanity, he returns home to Australia, and becomes entangled in a disturbing series of disappearances and murders--both as a suspect and as the next victim. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__St%3A%28the%20dead%20path%29__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

The Ritual by Adam Nevill (print and, e-book)
Unexpectedly clashing with his three old University friends while hiking in the Scandinavian wilderness of the Arctic Circle, Luke takes a shortcut that leads the group to an ancient pagan sacrificial site where they are hunted by a bestial predator. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__St%3A%28the%20ritual%29%20a%3A%28nevill%2C%20adam%29__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (print and, e-audiobook)
Two young boys begin to encounter evil secrets when a lightning rod salesman gives them one of his contraptions covered with mystical symbols. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__St%3A%28something%20wicked%20comes%20this%20way%29%20a%3A%28Bradbury%2C%20Ray%29__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

You’ll Never Know Dear by Hallie Ephron (print, e-book, and e-audiobook)
An addictive novel of psychological suspense about three generations of women haunted by a little girl’s disappearance, and the porcelain doll that may hold the key to the truth. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__Syou%27ll%20never%20know%20dear__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn (e-book and, e-audiobook)
The residents of Deer Valley have worried for years about the mysterious deaths and disappearances of animals. Now 12-year-old Jude Brighton has gone missing, and his ten-year-old cousin Stevie fears that the woods harbor a monster. Jude suddenly returns, but Stevie senses that he's changed beyond recognition. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/search/C__Sthe%20devil%20crept%20in__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=def

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay (e-book)
Late one summer night, Elizabeth Sanderson receives the devastating news that every mother fears: her 13-year-old son, Tommy, has vanished in the woods of a local park. Riddled with worry, pain and guilt, Elizabeth is wholly unprepared for the strange series of events that follow. https://encore.hhpl.on.ca/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1178260__Sdisappearance%20at%20devil%27s%20rock__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def