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Top 5 Horror Books of 2022 So Far

Sana Fatima is a book fanatic and author of two published Thriller novellas.

A compilation of five of the most read and anticipated horror novels of 2022 for my fellow book lovers.

The Children on the Hill by Jennifer McMahon

Genre - Horror

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Jennifer McMahon is a New York Times Bestseller author, known for her book 'The Drowning Kind'. She brings us another chilling horror novel this year, inspired by Frankenstein. The author has done a fantastic job at portraying the fear in characters and plot line, depicting all the dark elements of the book in every word. It's a book where monsters, ghosts, and humanity meets.


Synopsis:

Lizzy Shelley, the host of the popular podcast Monsters Among Us, is traveling to Vermont, where a young girl has been abducted, and a monster sighting has the town in an uproar. She's determined to hunt it down because Lizzy knows better than anyone that monsters are real—and one of them is her very own sister.

Wake the Bones by Elizabeth Kilcoyne

Genre - Horror

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The book revolves around a young woman who returns home after dropping out of college but her experience back home isn't what she had planned. The book also addresses issues like suicide, physical abuse, and mental abuse.

Synopsis:

After dropping out of college, all she wanted was to resume her life as a tobacco hand and taxidermist and try not to think about the boy she can't help but love. Instead, a devil from her past has returned to court her, as he did her late mother years earlier.


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Dead Silence by S.A. Barnes

Genre - Horror

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Dead Silence is a book where Titanic and The Shining meet. The book has said to keep its readers out of breath and fully anticipating what'll happen next. It's a thrilling horror that should definitely be on your TBR list.

Synopsis:

Dead Silence is split between Claire narrating what happened once her and her team boarded the Aurora and present time in Verux Peace and Rehabilitation Tower. With missing gaps in her memory, she is incapable of distinguishing between real events and what she hallucinated.

Vicious Creatures by Ashton Noone

Genre - Horror

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After young Ava escaped from her hometown after the death of Adam Albright, she hoped to never return. But after a devastating divorce, she is forced to return to her parent's home and discovers the horrors of Reachwood.

Synopsis:

In this haunting psychological thriller, a mother and daughter face a deadly secret lurking in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest. Ava Montgomery never wanted to return home. She fled Wildwood fourteen years ago after the discovery of Adam Albright's body shattered her young life.

The Violence by Delilah S. Dawson

Genre - Horror

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The book revolves around three generations of women who have to fight for their survival after a strange plague causes frequent eruptions of violence in the country,

Synopsis:

Chelsea Martin has been a prisoner in her own home for too long. Her controlling husband has manipulated her for years, cutting her off from all support. Her narcissistic mother is no help, and her teen daughter is realizing she might be falling into the same trap when her once adoring boyfriend shows a dark side.

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