Whatever you do, don’t trust a soul. Because your neighbors might seem normal, but then why do they collect such razor-sharp knives? And if your new friends really like you, why do they insist on such a killer initiation?
Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror, is a collection of terrifying original stories from the hottest names in thriller writing today, including R.L. Stine (widely considered the king of children’s horror writing, who edited and contributed to the collection), Meg Cabot, Heather Brewer, Tim Maleeny, Heather Graham, Alane Ferguson, Jennifer Allison, Walter Sorrells, Peg Kehret, Suzanne Weyn, Jim Rollins, F. Paul Wilson and Ryan Brown.
Edited by the father of scary children’s stories, Stine presents this chilling collection of thirteen short tales featuring more than just vampires. From Stine comes a series of twists on an initiation challenge that leaves readers guessing, did he or didn’t he. Heather Graham serves up a Halloween treat where the hunter unexpectedly becomes prey and although most readers will see through the plot from the first, its still fun seeing how it plays out. A babysitter with a knack for soothing a troubled yet talented blind boy is the subject of Ryan Brown’s “Jeepers Peepers” while the babysitter in Jennifer Allison’s “The Perfects” discovers the family has a taste for exotic meat.
Though marketed for younger readers, adults may enjoy the plot twists and surprises of these imaginative quick-to-read tales which are just the ticket for getting in the mood for Halloween.
“It is rare for a collection of stories to maintain the same quality from beginning to end, but Fear succeeds in delivering all the suspense, terror, irony, and twisted endings that any horror addict could crave.” – Jamie Hansen for VOYA
So don’t turn out the light, don’t look behind you, and don’t let them know you’re scared. You never know who might be listening.
You can order directly from Amazon.com here: Fear: 13 Stories