Psychological Horror: 10 Suspenseful and Creepy Reads
Posted on October 11, 2017
by April S
Fans of Ghost Stories, Horror and Psychological Suspense will surely enjoy these suspenseful and creepy reads. They’ll keep you on the edge of your seat and may cause you to loose a little shut eye – perfect for Halloween.
When a seemingly miraculous healing agent is discovered in the Pacific in the wake of a devastating plague, a team of brave heroes descends through pitch-black waters to an incommunicado research lab in the ocean deep.
Developing agoraphobia after nearly drowning, a ten-year-old boy draws increasingly disturbing pictures of monsters while his parents search for answers about strange noises coming from the nearby ocean at night.
A Detroit band desperate to reclaim fame is recruited by the government to track down the source of a mysterious sound in the African desert, which they link to an ominous conspiracy and an enigmatic accident victim’s remarkable recovery.
Struggling with the loss of her parents, who helped haunted souls find peace, Sylvie Mason pursues the mystery, moving closer to the truth of what happened that night as she comes to terms with her family’s past.
A volume of six stories and novellas by the National Book Award-winning author of We Were the Mulvaneys includes the title story, in which the disappearance of a sweet blonde-haired child is linked to her mother’s indiscretions, a too-obvious schoolteacher and an older student with a fascination for a Native American legend.
Finding an affordable room for rent, Stephanie moves to the cheap Perry Bar neighborhood of Birmingham, but when she begins to hear people in the night who aren’t there when the light comes on, she knows she must find a way out.
A film soundtrack composer moves his young family into a faded old Victorian house in north London in 1976 and becomes obsessed with the strange voices he begins hearing coming through the baby monitor.
Prolific author Stephen King presents a collection of four new novellas. In the story 1922, a man plunges into the depths of madness when his wife attempts to sell off the family home. A mystery writer, who was beaten and raped while driving home from her book club, plots her revenge in Big Driver. Diagnosed with a deadly cancer, a man makes a deal with the devil in Fair Extension. In A Good Marriage, a woman discovers her husband’s darker side while he is away on a business trip.
After a young couple moves into a house, they are taunted by strange changes that keep occurring in the house and, in their search for answers, find disturbing facts about their neighbors and the couple who lived in the house before.