Zombies, werewolves, vampires, ghosts and maniacs will haunt your dreams when you borrow these horror stories from the Lititz Public Library.

Grim Reaper: End of Days by Steve Alten
A military veteran is determined to save his wife and daughter from a delusional scientist who intends to unleash a swift-acting version of the Black Death.

The Coldest Girl in ColdtownThe Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
When a seventeen-year-old girl wakes up following a party in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, she travels to a quarantined city full of vampires with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy in tow.

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe the human battle for survival.

Kornwolf by Tristan Egolf
A rampaging Amish werewolf is terrorizing Lancaster County and a teen wakes up naked in the middle of his family farm’s fields wondering where and how he spent the night.

Natural SelectionNatural Selection by Dave Freedman
Intrigued by a series of mysterious attacks on ocean wildlife, a group of scientists discover evidence of a prehistoric manta ray that has evolved into a dangerous predator.

Raising Sony Mayhall by Daryl Gregory
After a zombie attack, a woman rescues a near-dead infant on the side of a frozen Iowa highway and decides to raise him without telling the authorities.

The Missing by Sarah Langan
A third grade class is infected with a ravenous, flesh-eating monster that causes insanity.

The Sound of Building Coffins by Louis Maistros
In 1891 New Orleans, siblings fight a powerful demon set in motion by a voodoo curse gone wrong.

The End Games by T. Michael Martin
In the rural mountains of West Virginia, a seventeen-year-old boy tries to protect his fragile younger brother from the horrors of the zombie apocalypse.

Gil's All Fright DinerGil’s All Fright Diner by A. Lee Martinez
A vampire and werewolf help the owner of a diner fight off zombies planning to take over the restaurant.

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
When her sister vanishes, a young woman searching for clues discovers a dead woman’s the diary hidden beneath the floorboards of her mother’s bedroom.

HaterHater by David Moody
Society is devastated when normal, rational people suddenly become vicious killers, randomly and for no apparent reason.

Unsuspecting Prey by Margie Myers
A woman returns home after twenty-five years to attend her father’s funeral and learns that she has inherited the bulk of her father’s estate and an endless list of enemies.

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
A teenager decides to reclaim his father’s reputation by discovering the truth about an invention that accidently uncovered a vein of gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead.

NocturnalNocturnal by Scott Sigler
Experiencing vivid dreams about serial murders taking place in San Francisco, a homicide detective fears he is losing his sanity and discovers a link between the victims and a young boy who is gripped by the same nightmares.

The Terror by Dan Simmons
Set in the mid-nineteenth century, a ship’s captain leading a search for the Northwest Passage must find a way for his crew to survive the deadly attacks of a sea monster.

Originally published on April 25, 2014 in the Lititz Record Express.