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We asked our HCL Facebook fans to name the scariest books they've ever read. Here's the updated list(with some books that have scared us as well).   Print this list Print this list
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Cover Art: The Amityville horror /
The Amityville horror
Anson, Jay, 1921-1980.
Adult Nonfiction Book 133.129 A 1991
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Cover Art: The handmaid's tale /
The handmaid's tale
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
Adult Fiction ATWOOD
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Cover Art: Jaws /
Jaws
Benchley, Peter.
Adult Fiction BENCHLE
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Cover Art: Written in red : a novel of the Others /
Written in red : a novel of the Others
Bishop, Anne.
Adult Fiction BISHOP
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Cover Art: The exorcist /
The exorcist
Blatty, William Peter.
Adult Fiction BLATTY
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Cover Art: The diviners /
The diviners
Bray, Libba.
Teen Fiction
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Cover Art: World War Z : an oral history of the zombie war /
World War Z : an oral history of the zombie war
Brooks, Max.
Adult Fiction BROOKS
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Cover Art: In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences /
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Adult Nonfiction Book 364.1523 C
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Cover Art: Mark Z. Danielewski's house of leaves /
Mark Z. Danielewski's house of leaves
Danielewski, Mark Z.
Adult Fiction DANIELE
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Cover Art: The runes of the earth /
The runes of the earth
Donaldson, Stephen R.
Adult Fiction DONALDS
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Cover Art: The ocean at the end of the lane /
The ocean at the end of the lane
Gaiman, Neil
Adult Fiction GAIMAN
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Cover Art: Red dragon /
Red dragon
Harris, Thomas, 1940-
Adult Fiction HARRIS
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Cover Art: The haunting of Hill House /
The haunting of Hill House
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965.
Adult Fiction JACKSON
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Cover Art: We have always lived in the castle /
We have always lived in the castle
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965.
Adult Fiction JACKSON
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Cover Art: The turn of the screw : and other stories /
The turn of the screw : and other stories
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Adult Fiction JAMES
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Cover Art: The eye of the world /
The eye of the world
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007.
Adult Fiction JORDAN
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Cover Art: Off season : the unexpurgated edition /
Off season : the unexpurgated edition
Ketchum, Jack, 1946-
Adult Fiction KETCHUM
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Cover Art: Christine /
Christine
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: Cujo /
Cujo
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: Needful things /
Needful things
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: Rose Madder /
Rose Madder
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: The shining /
The shining
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: Our lady of darkness /
Our lady of darkness
Leiber, Fritz, 1910-1992.
Adult Fiction LEIBER
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Cover Art: Rosemary's baby /
Rosemary's baby
Levin, Ira
Adult Fiction LEVIN
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Cover Art: Stranger things happen /
Stranger things happen
Link, Kelly.
Adult Fiction LINK
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Cover Art: Tales /
Tales
Lovecraft, H. P. 1890-1937
Adult Fiction LOVECRA
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Cover Art: The best of H.P. Lovecraft : bloodcurdling tales of horror and the macabre /
The best of H.P. Lovecraft : bloodcurdling tales of horror and the macabre
Lovecraft, H. P. 1890-1937
Adult Fiction LOVECRAFT
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Cover Art: Master of lies /
Master of lies
Masterton, Graham.
Adult Fiction MASTERT
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Cover Art: Blood meridian : or, The evening redness in the West /
Blood meridian : or, The evening redness in the West
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
Adult Fiction MCCARTH
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Cover Art: The road /
The road
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-
Adult Fiction MCCARTH
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Cover Art: 1984 : a novel /
1984 : a novel
Orwell, George, 1903-1950
Adult Fiction ORWELL
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Cover Art: Life as we knew it /
Life as we knew it
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-
Teen Fiction PFEFFER
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Cover Art: The dead and the gone /
The dead and the gone
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948-
Teen Fiction PFEFFER
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Cover Art: Collected works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Collected works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Adult Nonfiction Book PS2600.F69
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Cover Art: The devil all the time /
The devil all the time
Pollock, Donald Ray, 1954-
Adult Fiction POLLOCK
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Cover Art: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children /
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Riggs, Ransom
Teen Fiction RIGGS
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Cover Art: Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore /
Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore
Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-
Children's Nonfiction BookPZ8.1.S399 Sc 2010
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Cover Art: Frankenstein /
Frankenstein
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
Adult Fiction SHELLEY
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Cover Art: The terror : a novel /
The terror : a novel
Simmons, Dan, 1948-
Adult Fiction SIMMONS
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Cover Art: Family reunion /
Family reunion
Smith, Carol, 1938-
Adult Fiction SMITH
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Cover Art: The ruins : a novel /
The ruins : a novel
Smith, Scott, 1965 July 13-
Adult Fiction SMITH
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Cover Art: Ghost story /
Ghost story
Straub, Peter, 1943-
Adult Fiction STRAUB
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Cover Art: Ring /
Ring
Suzuki, Koji, 1957-
Adult Fiction SUZUKI
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On Oct 22, 2012 at 11:22, Lilacs wrote:
Nice list! But In Cold Blood isn't a novel.
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