Horror/Occult

//Horror/Occult
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  • Haunted by chilling memories of demonic possession and murder, Moira O'Donnell has spent seven years hunting down her mother, Fiona, whose command of black magic has granted her unprecedented control of the underworld. Now Moira's search has led her to a small Californian town that's about to become hell on earth. Tormented by his own terrifying past and driven by powers he can't explain, ex-seminarian Rafe Cooper joins Moira's dangerous quest. But Fiona is one devilish step ahead. Hungry for greater power, eternal youth and stunning beauty, the sorceress is unleashing upon the mortal world the living incarnation of the Seven Deadly Sins. Together with a demonologist, a tough female cop and a pair of star-crossed teenagers, Moira and Rafe are humanity's last chance to snatch salvation from the jaws of damnation.

  • In the hot weather at the height of the Long Vacation, solitary don Dr. Wiston observes his colleagues Born and Thomas conducting experiments in ESP on a room overlooking the college court. The devil finds work for idle hands and Dr. Wiston, with nothing better today, invites the melancholy Born to a sinister meal at which he introduces a darker element to his innocent colleague's unconscious. Now Born is haunted by the black stone mirror, the Devil's Looking-Glass, once owned by - among others - the Elizabethan magus Dr. John Dee. As Thomas loses control of his subject to Wiston, events move helter-skelter to a terrifying climax in the British Museum. Cover art by Alan Powers.

  • MaryAnne Carpenter, newly separated and raising her two children, receives the news that her friends the Wilkersons have died suddenly and their only child - MaryAnne's god child - is orphaned. Was it a chance, tragic mishap that took their lives? Or was it murder? Joey Wilkerson is a sad, silent adolescent harbouring secrets that are nightmarish beyond MaryAnne's imaginings and as early winter closes in on the Wilkersons'  beautiful, lonely ranch, Joey's sly secretiveness and volatile temper begin to fill MaryAnne with fear. Soon a series of horrific murders draw ever closer to the family, killings that defy solution by a desperate police force and MaryAnne begins to know the true meaning of terror. Cover art by Danilo Ducek.

  • What if the Roman Catholic Church got it all wrong? What is the terrible mystery of The Prophecy, a recently discovered three-thousand- year-old papyrus document and how is it related to the Third Secret of Fatima? Why does the Cardinal Secretary of State at the Vatican stop at nothing to destroy these documents to keep them from the world?  Is he insane - or is he truly Satan's disciple? Peter LoSarus, an Australian priest, and Sister Christina find themselves caught up in the struggle to find The Prophecy and reveal its secrets before they are discovered and destroyed. Their search takes them around the world and into danger as the forces of evil contrive against them in a frantic race to find the truth before it is lost forever.

  • In a cafe in modern day Paris, in the aftermath of a fresh Kill, the fearless, beautiful Pandora begins her tale of treachery, vengeance and love that crosses two millennia.  As a young mortal in Imperial Rome in the time of Augustus, Pandora was introduced to the blood-cult of Isis.  Later, in exile in Antioch, she was drawn further into the ancient dark rites.  Now, Pandora decides  to return once more to New Orleans to find the love of her early life, Marius, and to see the Vampire Lestat. Cover art by Holly Warbuton.
  • To be in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen and in another by a profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, it has been a tumultuous year of temptation, loss and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. The choice: join the dark but seductive world of the immortals or pursue a fully human life. Cover art by Roger Hagadone.
  • Micky Bellsong makes the wrong choices, particularly in men; her life has no meaning or direction. She wants to change and doesn't know how. She has moved in temporarily with her aunt who lives in a dusty trailer park on the far edge of the Californian dream. There she meets Leilani, a dazzling nine year old with a leg brace, a deformed hand and a great spirit. Leilani's strange stepfather, Preston Maddoc, claims to have had a vision that aliens will either heal the girl by her tenth birthday or take her away to their world where she will have a better life. When Micky learns that Leilani had an older brother, who was also deformed and that he has now 'gone to the stars' she suspects that Maddoc killed the boy when a previous vision of healing aliens was not fulfilled.  Leilani seems fearful...then the Maddocs disappear. No-one seems to care that Leilani may be dead by her tenth birthday - no-one except Micky. She sets out to find the Maddocs, for the first time caring about someone other than herself - and finds herself pitted against a fearsome, cunning adversary.
  • Headed down the highway are the Jacksons, on their way home to New York; the Carvers, a family on vacation and Johnny Marinville, a once-famous author.  They all encounter the little town of Desperation, which should be a refuge in the middle of the Nevada desert.  But the once thriving copper mining town is eerily empty.  Almost abandoned - except for the local cop patrolling the wilderness, guarding Desperation's secrets, hidden in the landscape. When those secrets are unleashed, a terrifying transformation takes place and the travellers learn the true meaning of the word desperation...Cover art by Chris Moore.

  • There was menace in the night skies over England: an international smuggling racket with far-reaching political implications. Gregory Sallust knew nothing of this when, in the Casino at Deuville, he first saw the beautiful Sabine Sventy. Even the presence beside her of Lord Gavin Fortescue -  a man as rich as he was evil - gave him no warning of the violence and danger to which he was committed from that very moment, nor that he would have to save Sabine from a retribution that she has surely earned.