Genre - Horror
“Poetry” is a collection of popular poems, written by Edgar Allan Poe. His poetry is renowned for its Gothic and melancholic themes, known for its musical and rhythmic qualities, and he often used rhyme and meter to create a haunting and atmospheric mood. His works have had a lasting impact on the genres of horror and Gothic literature, and he is considered one of the most significant and influential American writers of the 19th century.
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“The Turn of the Screw” is a novella written by Henry James, an American-British author, and was first published in 1898. It is a work of gothic fiction and is known for its ambiguity and psychological complexity.
The story is narrated by an unnamed governess who is hired to take care of two orphaned children, Miles and Flora, at Bly, a remote country estate in England. As the governess settles into her role, she becomes increasingly troubled by strange and eerie occurrences. She starts to s… Read More
“The King in Yellow” is a fictional play within a book of the same name, written by American author Robert W. Chambers. The book is a collection of interconnected weird and supernatural short stories published in 1895. The play “The King in Yellow” is a central and recurring motif in the stories.
In the fictional universe created by Chambers, “The King in Yellow” is a mysterious and forbidden play. It is described as a two-act play of incomparable beauty and dreadfulness. Those who r… Read More
Lawson is back: vampire by birth, Fixer by trade. His mission: preserve the secret existence of living vampires. A missing family member sends Lawson on a trip to New York City only to run smack into vampire organized crime. Now they’ve got Lawson right where they want him—and they want him to switch sides and betray the Balance. But Lawson’s got more than one play in his book, and if he has to go to the wall to rescue his cousin and stop the Syndicate from unleashing a new synthetic drug … Read More
High school is full of monsters. Brian’s high school may be surrounded by a tall iron fence, but that doesn’t stop him and his friends from ditching school. When they return for a stagecraft class (easy A!), they find the school and surrounding city in the grip of a plague transforming victims into necrotic monsters seeking living bone marrow to feed upon. With the school in chaos, Brian’s only chance of survival is to stay barricaded in the performing arts department. His heart won’t al… Read More
This is the sixth release in the Book.io Classics: Monster Editions. First published in 1886 by Robert Louis Stevenson, the book is a famous piece of English Literature and is considered to be a defining book of the gothic horror genre. The novella has had a lasting impact on culture, making the phrase “Jekyll and Hyde” used to describe people who are outwardly good, but hide dark secrets of their true nature.
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This is your chance to own the second release in the Book Token Classics: Monster Editions. Dracula by Bram Stoker was first published May 26, 1897. Dracula is one of the most famous pieces of English literature. Many of the book’s characters have entered popular culture as archetypal versions of their characters. Some early reviewers who wrote negatively of the novel regarded it as excessively frightening.
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This is your chance to own the first release in the Book Token Classics: Monster Editions. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is considered by many scholars to be the first official science-fiction novel ever written. Frankenstein has had considerable influence on literature and on popular culture, spawning a complete genre of horror stories, films, and plays.