October is Halloween month. If you like “spooky”, check out this month’s pathfinders. Edgar Allan Poe was one of the best “spooky” writers.
For a list of his books go to: http://books.eserver.org/fiction/poe/
Each spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. Stephen King won it this year for his book Mr. Mercedes. For a complete list of all the awards Mr. King has won, go to this site.
And here are all the contenders:
This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
Wolf by Mo Hayder
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
The Final Silence by Stuart Neville
Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin
Coptown by Karin Slaughter
Learn more about the Edgar Award at:
Other “spooky” writers would include these authors:
Read on for more book suggestions and articles about why we seek out scary books and movies…
The 10 Best Horror Books You’ve Never Read
25 Future Stars Who Appeared on “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”
Stephen King: The Official Website
There will be a documentary about banned scary stories books
Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?
Kids, check out these spooky stories:
Teens, get into the Halloween spirit!
Neil Gaiman on Why Scary Stories Appeal to Us, the Art of Fear in Children’s Books, and the Most Terrifying Ghost Haunting Society