We have a range of hair-raising titles to help you get your fear fix this Halloween! Read on to find out more about some of our spookiest stories…

Werewolf, Matthew Pritchard

Werewolf is an atmospheric urban thriller set in post-WWII Germany. While running a police training school as part of the government’s denazification policy, Scotland Yard’s Detective Silas Payne is pulled into a grisly mystery. Two corpses are found in a requisitioned house, and another man is soon killed – this time a British soldier. Everyone blames the ‘werewolves’, a dangerous Nazi resistance force. But Silas believes that a new, depraved serial killer might be at large…

Heart of the Demon, Michael Fowler

When Yorkshire is terrorized by a deranged murderer, Detective Sergeant Hunter Kerr steps in to unravel the gruesome plot. A fourteen year-old-girl has been brutally slaughtered, and a bloody playing card has been left beside her body. As his investigation proceeds, Kerr makes another shocking discovery: the mummified remains of a teenage girl, seemingly killed in the same ritualistic fashion. Since the murders were committed more than a decade apart, it seems that the killer is biding their time. And it’s up to Kerr to untangle their deadly game before they strike again…

Mr Scarletti’s Ghost, Linda Stratmann

In Victorian Brighton, those desperate to communicate with their lost loved ones are rushing to psychics and mediums. But local author Mina Scarletti is sceptical, believing psychics to be unscrupulous fortune hunters. However, at her mother’s insistence, she takes part in a séance in an attempt to reach her recently deceased father. Still doubtful, Mina decides to investigate the spiritualist – the revered Miss Eustace. But will Mina be able to expose her as a fraudster? Or will Mr Scarletti’s ghost return from the grave…?

Past Imperfect, John Matthews

In 1963, a boy is abducted and killed in the French countryside. A man is convicted of the murder, but young policeman, Dominic Fornier, is convinced that they have caught the wrong person. In London 30 years later, a boy loses his parents in a car accident and is left in a coma. And when he wakes, he is haunted by strange dreams of a past that isn’t his. When Fornier hears of a possible link between the two boys, he plunges into a desperate race against time to catch a vicious killer and right the wrongs of the past…

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