Best Modern Horror Novels

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The list author says: "the best horror novels from the best authors after 1950"
The Shining
1.  The Shining by Stephen King
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,563 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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Ghost Story
2.  Ghost Story by Peter Straub
$7.19   Used & New from: $1.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

They Thirst
3.  They Thirst by Robert R. McCammon
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

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Phantoms
4.  Phantoms by Dean Koontz
$8.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (432 customer reviews)

The Damnation Game
5.  The Damnation Game by Clive Barker
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

The Fog
6.  The Fog by James Herbert
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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Ancient Images
7.  Ancient Images by Ramsey Campbell
$5.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Carrion Comfort
8.  Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons
$16.32   Used & New from: $3.23
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Stake
9.  The Stake by Richard Laymon
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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The Exorcist
10.  The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.31
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (460 customer reviews)

The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics)
11.  The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics) by Shirley Jackson
$10.13   Used & New from: $6.79
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (618 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

I Am Legend
12.  I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
$11.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,182 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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Jaws
13.  Jaws by Peter Benchley
$17.14   Used & New from: $5.79
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (355 customer reviews)

Rosemary's Baby
14.  Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
$11.50   Used & New from: $2.51
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)

The Amityville Horror
15.  The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
$7.99   Used & New from: $1.17
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Joe R. Lansdale's The Drive-In
16.  Joe R. Lansdale's The Drive-In by Joe R. Lansdale
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Off Season
17.  Off Season by Jack Ketchum
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Store
18.  The Store by Bentley Little
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews)

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American Gods
19.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,328 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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House of Leaves
20.  House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
$14.13   Used & New from: $6.47
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (998 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel
21.  Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel by Joe Hill
$10.47   Used & New from: $0.53
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,425 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Rising
22.  The Rising by Brian Keene
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (326 customer reviews)

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Lost Souls
23.  Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (270 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Ravenous
24.  Ravenous by Ray Garton
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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The God Project
25.  The God Project by John Saul
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Psycho: A Novel
26.  Psycho: A Novel by Robert Bloch
$13.18   Used & New from: $8.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews)

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
27.  Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi
$13.01   Used & New from: $2.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (430 customer reviews)

Interview with the Vampire
28.  Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
$22.79   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (878 customer reviews)

The Keep (Adversary Cycle/Repairman Jack)
29.  The Keep (Adversary Cycle/Repairman Jack) by F. Paul Wilson
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews)

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The Manitou
30.  The Manitou by Graham Masterton
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Is this book available for Kindle? 0 Oct 21, 2014
Anne Rice better horror writer than Stephen King 0 Jul 1, 2014
English majors 2 Jan 21, 2014
Is the Kindle edition the Author's Preferred Text version? 0 Nov 19, 2013
Title needed - book about a subliminal film that drives people insane 9 Nov 9, 2013
Kindle Edition 2 Nov 9, 2013
Short Story Discussion Thread 13 Sep 26, 2013
The infamous editor from Simmons' introduction 1 Sep 21, 2013
Question about living and dead vampires 8 May 6, 2013
The media question 0 Jan 5, 2013
The disappearance of things 0 Jan 5, 2013
My take on Johnny, Zampano, and Pelafina.... *spoilers* 1 Jan 5, 2013
 
   

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