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Strange technology, bizarre beasts and haunted houses are featured in these recent horror novels.

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Golden, Christopher, author.
While mountain climbing in Turkey an earthquake forces a couple to take shelter in a cave where they discover the remains of a boat. Could they have stumbled upon Noah's Ark? A team of academics and theologians soon comes to investigate but soon discovers something sinister may be lurking in the cave.
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Malerman, Josh, author.
A rock band whose members served in WWII is approached by the US government to investigate a mysterious and dangerous sound emanating from the Namib Desert. Those who get near the sound become ill and the mysterious music disables US weapons. Six months later one of the band members awakens in a hospital recovering from severe trauma. Although every bone in his body is broken, he is making a miraculously speedy recovery. What caused his injuries and what is responsible for his recovery?
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LaValle, Victor D., 1972- author.
Growing up without a father has made Apollo Kagwa dedicate himself to taking care of his newborn son and is horrified when his wife declares that the child is not a real baby at all. Is she just suffering from post-partum depression or is something sinister at work.
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Percy, Benjamin, author.
In this novel of digital horror, demons inhabit the dark net of cyberspace in order to plot against humanity. Lela, a journalist, joins forces with an ex-evangelist looking for redemption and a blind girl who has the power to sense when a human has been "hijacked" by the demons. Can they prevent the end of life as we know it?
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Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- author.
A mother lies dying in the hospital accompanied by a child that is not her own. She can't see or move and the boy is pressing her to describe the events that brought them here. Weird and creepy.
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Jemc, Jac, 1983- author.
A young couple decides to move to a small town escaping the big city and some past mistakes. They purchase a home in a beautiful location between a lake and the woods but the idyllic life they'd hoped for is not the reality they've found. The house is full of secret passages and eerie noises. Strange, inexplicable bruises begin appearing on wife Julie's body and husband James begins to wonder about the peculiar mold that seems to be growing everywhere.
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P'yŏn, Hye-yŏng, 1972- author.
Oghi was injured in the car accident that killed his wife. Now paralyzed and unable to speak, he is cared for by his grieving and neglectful mother-in-law. While trying to heal his physical injuries, Oghi notices that his wife's mother is acting increasingly strangely--obsessively digging bigger and bigger holes in his wife's beloved garden.
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Cantero, Edgar, 1981- author.
Members of a teen detective club like the Scooby Gang reunite as adults to take another shot at solving the terrifying case that destroyed their group and sent an innocent man to prison.
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King, Stephen, 1947- author.
Most of the world's women have fallen into a deep sleep. They cannot be awakened and as they sleep a cocoon-like enclosure enshrouds them. Men are left to run the world but become increasingly primative. One woman is unaffected by the illness. Is she immune or is she somehow responsible for it?
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Snipes, Wesley, author.
A holy warrior and doctor must battle a demon who is trying to create hell on earth.
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Darnielle, John.
Set in the 1990s, a young video store clerk discovers that there is extra footage spliced into some of the store's movies. The added film is disturbing and seems to involve a barn on the outskirts of town. What does it mean?