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Bumps In the Night

October is the month of the year when we celebrate the mysterious, the unexplained, and the eerie, hackle raising potential of things that go bump in the night.

Cooper, M. Thomas
42
A man searching for his wife and child discovers that his life has been inexorably invaded by the number 42.
 
Matheson, Richard
Button, Button
This clever and macabre collection of stories from the author of I Am Legend will haunt your mind in broad daylight and infect your dreams at night.
 
Meyer, Stephenie
Twilight
This is the first in a series that is sweeping through the imaginations of teens and adults alike. The hook: impossibly gorgeous vampires with amazing powers and the blossoming of a forbidden romance with one of their potential prey.
 
Millhauser, Steven
Dangerous Laughter
These short stories pulsate with wonder and faceted manifestations of good and evil that emanate from sources closer than you think.
 
Skibbins, David
The Hanged Man
In the fourth installment of this intriguingly original mystery series, an imaginative and uncanny interpretor of the tarot finds himself once again embroiled in unavoidable chaos.
 
Vernon, Steve
Gypsy Blood
Carnival is a fortune teller and jack of all trades when it comes to the supernatural. This is the first in a series of comedic horror novels.
 

Updated: August 11, 2009