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Baleful Books
By Hilary Williamson - October, 2010
'Why do you always find ghouls and demons together? Because demons
are a ghoul's best friend.
' (Puns Spooken Here by Richard Lederer)

Avoid close encounters with ghouls and demons at all costs! But, if you appreciate the fiendish and the macabre at a distance, then you'll revel in the thirteen gruesomely good reads in our baleful book list below ...

Bearers of the Black Staff by Terry Brooks
Troll army draws near the hidden valley that is humanity's last refuge.

The Breach by Patrick Lee
Fast paced mix of horror and SF, chock full of violence and surprises.

Burning Shadows by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
Saint-Germain leads terrified villagers in flight from the Huns.

The Countess by Rebecca Johns
The dark story of Hungary's infamous Blood Countess - in her own words.

Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Jane Austen & Steve Hockensmith
A fun zombie prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

The Extra by Michael Shea
In a future LA, live-death films use huge casts of extras as cannon fodder.

The Fall by Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan
2nd in a War of the Worlds style fight between man and soulless vampire.

Handling the Undead by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Across Stockholm, the recently deceased are waking up.

Hitler's Master of the Dark Arts by Bill Yenne
'Himmler's Black Knights and the Occult Origins of the SS'.

The Ice Cradle by Mary Ann Winkowski & Maureen Foley
Ghost whisperer Anza O'Malley finds troubled spirits on Block Island.

The Immortals by J. T. Ellison
8 teenagers are found murdered the night of Blood Harvest (Halloween).

Vampyres of Hollywood: Love Bites by Adrienne Barbeau
Scream queen/top vampire Ovsanna Moore battles a new enemy.

Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong
Savannah Levine, daughter of a sorcerer and a half-demon, in a solo investigation.

In the spirit of the season, all of us at BookLoons wish you an eerie October, a horrific Halloween, and a fearful Fall - settle down by your baleful book pile with the lights low and have a seriously spooky time!
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