Horror fiction is fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the audience. Historically, the cause of the "horror" experience has often been the intrusion of a supernatural element into everyday human experience. Since the 1960s, any work of fiction with a morbid, gruesome, surreal, or exceptionally suspenseful or frightening theme has come to be called "horror". Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy, all three of which categories are sometimes placed under the umbrella classification speculative fiction.

Haunting is used as a plot device in horror fiction

New Releases Tagged "Horror"


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    The Alpha and the Omega: An absurd philosophical tale about God, the end of the world, and what's on the other planets

    On March 28th, 2016, God will end the world.

    This is the story of what happens next.

    Thank you for your interest!

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    Giveaway dates: Jun 06 - Sep 04, 2015
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  • Rite of Passage by Teno-E
    Rite of Passage

    Nazi zombies,vampires and angels that like coffee. Rite of Passage is entertaining, easy reading with loads of fantasy c…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 17 - Jul 16, 2015
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  • Unhappy Endings by Chris Philbrook
    Unhappy Endings (Tale from the world of Adrian's Undead Diary #1)
    Release date: Jun 01, 2015
    This giveaway is for three signed copies of the Adrian's Undead Diary anthology; Unhappy Endings.

    The copies are signed by authors Joe Tremblay, Alan M…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 27 - Jul 31, 2015
    3 copies available, 215 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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