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Dark Shadows Actress Kathryn Leigh Scott Wants to Help With Your Holiday Shopping

We're big fans of "Dark Shadows" actress turned author Kathryn Leigh Scott here at Dread Central, even more so after hearing about the current holiday offer she's running on her website. If you have a "Dark Shadows" fan on your shopping list, you'll want to take note!

Silence of the Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Splits from Stephen King's 11/22/63 Adaptation

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try and how much you put into something, it just doesn't line up right. Such is the case with Jonathan Demme and his optioned feature film rights to Stephen King’s 11/22/63.

First Look at the Cover Art for Kim Newman's Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard

A brand-new novel in Kim Newman's Anno Dracula series, Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard, brings the series Stateside to Andy Warhol's New York and Orson Welles' Hollywood, and we have a look at the book's cover and more details right here!

Augment Your Reality with the Horrible Hauntings Collection of Ghosts and Ghouls

When something cool and different lands in our inbox, we can't wait to share it with our readers, and today we have some info on Goosebottom Books' augmented reality book Horrible Hauntings, wherein legendary characters come to life right before your eyes in interactive 3D.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Ania Ahlborn's Horror Novel The Neighbors

Author Ania Ahlborn is generating quite a bit of buzz on the literary horror scene, and we're pleased to present an excerpt from her latest novel, The Neighbors, which Thomas & Mercer released this week.

A Carpenter's Moon Rises

In our never-ending pursuit to bring you cats the wild and the weird, a new book has come across our desk with a description so bizarre and intriguing we couldn't let it slide without bringing it to your attention.

Arcane (Book)

Written by Brian Sweet Published by Lulu

Author Brandon Ford Is Merciless in His New Novel

Brandon Ford's an author we've had our eyes on for a while, and this week he released his latest novel, Merciless, which is based on true events and available from publisher Black Bed Sheet Books in paperback or digital e-book at a special sale price from now through Tuesday, November 27th!

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Robert Pobi's Mannheim Rex

Just yesterday publisher Thomas & Mercer released Robert Pobi's Mannheim Rex, an homage to the blockbuster Jaws and the classic American novel Moby Dick, and we have an exclusive excerpt from the book to share.

CONTEST CLOSED! Read the First Three Chapters of The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury Here; Enter to Win a Zombie Library Prize Pack

The only place to find the dreaded Governor's back story is in The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor and The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, and we have the first three chapters of the latter right here.

Brad C. Hodson's First Horror Novel Darling Now Available from Bad Moon Books

People will never learn that former battlefields and hospitals make terrible livings quarters. Too much bad mojo. But without such stupidity, we'd have a lot fewer horror stories like Brad C. Hodson's debut novel, Darling, published last month by Bad Moon Books.

NARR8 Now Alive and Twitching on the App Store

We've been telling you about NARR8 for a while now, and the time is finally here for you to check it out for yourself. Get ready to experience tales of terror in a brand new way. Read on for all the latest details.