Horror from other authors who are not Stephen King

A Listmania! list by The Gray Mouser "The Gray Mouser" (Lankhmar, Nehwon)
The list author says: "There are many horror authors out there besides Stephen King. Here are some to try."
House of Leaves
1.  House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
The list author says:
  "Full-color and remastered!  This author has basically written only one book, but its great."
$14.13   Used & New from: $8.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (956 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

John Dies at the End
2.  John Dies at the End by David Wong
The list author says:
  "An Instant Classic! Can't wait for the film."
$12.29   Used & New from: $1.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,059 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Terror: A Novel
3.  The Terror: A Novel by Dan Simmons
The list author says:
  "Dan Simmons"
$9.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (485 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

The Imago Sequence and Other Stories
4.  The Imago Sequence and Other Stories by Laird Barron
The list author says:
  "What if HP Lovecraft wrote today..."
$13.69   Used & New from: $9.53
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The San Veneficio Canon
5.  The San Veneficio Canon by Michael Cisco
The list author says:
  "Michael Cisco, single handedly revives gothic horror."
$17.06   Used & New from: $5.96
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The End of the Story (The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Vol. 1)
6.  The End of the Story (The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Vol. 1) by Clark Ashton Smith
The list author says:
  "A prolific pulp author."
Used & New from: $674.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Teatro Grottesco
7.  Teatro Grottesco by Thomas Ligotti
The list author says:
  "Too bad most of his work is out of print."
$14.33   Used & New from: $8.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Demon Theory
8.  Demon Theory by Stephen Graham Jones
The list author says:
  "This guy watched way too many horror movies."
Used & New from: $11.95
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Shadowland
9.  Shadowland by Peter Straub
The list author says:
  "Straub has had a successful career."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (73 customer reviews)

Dusk
10.  Dusk by Tim Lebbon
The list author says:
  "My favorite from Tim Lebbon."
$12.60   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
11.  The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre by H.P. Lovecraft
The list author says:
  "Pulp master."
$13.77   Used & New from: $0.02
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Different Seasons (Signet)
12.  Different Seasons (Signet) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "OK, this author is Stephen King, but this is my favorite book from Stephen King."
$5.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (373 customer reviews)

The Physiognomy (The Well-Built City Trilogy)
13.  The Physiognomy (The Well-Built City Trilogy) by Jeffrey Ford
The list author says:
  "The first book of the Well-Built City Trilogy.  For me this book reads like a gothic horror novel so it fits right in on this list.  Also one of the first books with the "New Weird" steampunk type setting."
$13.46   Used & New from: $2.05
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Occultation and Other Stories
14.  Occultation and Other Stories by Laird Barron
The list author says:
  "New Laird!"
Used & New from: $8.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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A Dark Matter
15.  A Dark Matter by Peter Straub
The list author says:
  "Another 1st person meandering narrative from Straub."
$5.99
2.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Croning
16.  The Croning by Laird Barron
The list author says:
  "Can't wait for Laird's First Novel."
$19.15   Used & New from: $5.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

The Ruins
17.  The Ruins by Scott Smith
$12.47   Used & New from: $3.19
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,140 customer reviews) | 38 customer discussions

The Light Is the Darkness
18.  The Light Is the Darkness by Laird Barron
The list author says:
  "With each published work Laird becomes more powerful, possibly rousing the interest of the Dark Ones..."
$15.36   Used & New from: $10.94
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

The Book of Cthulhu
19.  The Book of Cthulhu by Joseph S. Pulver Sr.
The list author says:
  "A who's who of contempory horror.  It's rare to find a collection where I recognize so many names!"
$13.97   Used & New from: $2.34
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Simliarities to Dr. Who 0 Feb 1, 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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