Here at One Book Lane we love Halloween, what better excuse to hide away from the autumn weather and give ourselves the heebie jeebies with a good scary story? So we asked some of our authors for their recommendations for the stories that give them a fright.
We’ve got something a bit different for you this bonfire night, an early glimpse at Joe Hill’s The Fireman.
Catriona Ward, author of Rawblood, shares her top tips for the spookiest night of the year.
Colin MacIntyre’s debut novel, The Letters of Ivor Punch, is one of our favourite novels of the year and has just won Edinburgh International Book Festival’s First Book Award.
Just ahead of the spookiest night of the year, Colin dropped in to talk folklore, headless horseman and mermaids.
Catriona Ward’s Rawblood is the perfect spooky tale for longer, darker nights.
We invited Catriona Ward, the author of the book that’s been keeping us awake at night, over for a chat.
To celebrate the paperback publication of her bestselling Gothic thriller The Taxidermist’s Daughter, Kate Mosse, No.1 bestselling author of Labyrinth and The Taxidermist’s Daughter spoke to One Book Lane about her love of all things Gothic.
We loved R.S. Pateman’s creepy and clever debut The Second Life of Amy Archer, and can’t wait to get our hands on his gripping new psychological thriller, The Prophecy of Bees. It isn’t out in the shops until 20th November but here’s the eerie trailer and the first chapter to whet your appetite.
Team One Book Lane have put our heads together to come up with the ultimate Halloween reading list, whether you’re a scaredy-cat or horror addict.