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RTP Reader Recommends Horror

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At the Mountains of Madness

By H.P. Lovecraft
Narrated by: Jon Bennett
Length: 4 hours 49 minutes

A large scale and much publicized expedition to Antarctica is about to take place. While excitement runs high in the scientific community over this expedition, one geologist tries his hardest to stop the trip from ever happening. This is because William Dyer has been to Antarctica on an expedition before, and knows of the unspeakable horrors... Read more »

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Odd Thomas

An Odd Thomas Novel
Odd Thomas: Book #1

By Dean Koontz
Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
Length: 10 hours 35 minutes

Meet Odd Thomas, the unassuming young hero of Dean Koontz’s dazzling New York Times bestseller, a gallant sentinel at the crossroads of life and death who offers up his heart in these pages and will forever capture yours.

“The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town... Read more »

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Salem's Lot

By Stephen King
Narrated by: Ron McLarty
Length: 17 hours 34 minutes

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and... Read more »

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The Ruins

By Scott Smith
Narrated by: Patrick Wilson
Length: 14 hours 37 minutes

HE EAGERLY AWAITED NEW THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF A SIMPLE PLAN

Eerie, terrifying, and unputdownable, The Ruins is Scott Smith's first novel since his acclaimed debut A Simple Plan earned rave reviews and stormed bestseller lists.

The Ruins follows two American couples enjoying a pleasant, lazy beach holiday together in Mexico. On an... Read more »

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A Head Full of Ghosts

By Paul Tremblay
Narrated by: Joy Osmanski
Length: 8 hours 49 minutes

WINNER OF THE 2015 BRAM STOKER AWARD FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT IN A NOVEL

A chilling thriller that brilliantly blends psychological suspense and supernatural horror, reminiscent of Stephen King's The Shining, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, and William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist.

The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New... Read more »

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The Haunting of Hill House

By Shirley Jackson
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 7 hours 27 minutes

Past the rusted gates and untrimmed hedges, Hill House broods and waits.

Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with... Read more »

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Koko

Blue Rose Trilogy: Book #1

By Peter Straub
Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
Length: 22 hours 56 minutes

KOKO. Only four men knew what it meant. Now they must stop it. They are Vietnam vets — a doctor, a lawyer, a working stiff, and a writer. Very different from each other, they are nonetheless linked by a shared history and a single shattering secret. Now, they have been reunited and are about to embark on a quest that will take them from... Read more »

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The Witching Hour

Lives of Mayfair Witches

By Anne Rice
Narrated by: Kate Reading
Length: 49 hours 57 minutes

"[A] huge and sprawling tale of horror." —The New York Times Book Review

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling, Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of four centuries of witches—a family given to poetry and incest, murder and philosophy, a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous, and... Read more »

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Social Purpose Annual Report

As we look to the future as a Social Purpose Corporation, we’re committed to serving readers and independent bookstores. Read our 2020 Annual Report to see an overview of the year.

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The Presence

By John Saul
Narrated by: Phil Gigante
Length: 10 hours 23 minutes

Beyond the sparkling Hawaiian beaches, masked by the deceptive beauty of the rainforest, evil awaits sixteen-year-old Michael Sundquist and his mother, Katharine, an anthropologist who has come to the Islands to study the unusual skeletal remains unearthed on the volcanic flanks of Haleakala, Maui.

Yet far below the black depths of the Pacific a... Read more »

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The Stand

By Stephen King
Narrated by: Grover Gardner
Length: 47 hours 43 minutes

This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death.

And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky... Read more »

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