State Road 177 runs along the Suwannee River – from east to west there are six bridges, from west to east you might find seven… A strange and macabre read, this book is a treat for fans of Southern Gothic.
£12.99, Tor Books
Fans of Stranger Things and Stand By Me won’t want to miss this haunting yet tender coming-of-age novel, set in Niagara Falls, which explores both the wonders and horrors in the secret lives of children.
£16, Penguin Books
New from the master of horror, The Institute takes us deep into the woods of Maine, where a state facility houses kids abducted from all over the US, in order to develop their telepathic and telekinetic gifts for sinister purposes.
£20, Hodder & Stoughton
Following the accidental drowning of her sister, Nif and her family move to the Welsh borders – but rural seclusion does nothing to stop their family unravelling, while Nif dives into the dark world of witchcraft and rituals.
£9.99, Dead Ink Books
You’re familiar with Scandi crime fiction, but get ready for Scandi horror. Stefan Spjut’s latest novel explores the terrifying notion that our forests may be inhabited by creatures we do not understand, lurking just out of our sight.
£14.99, Faber & Faber
Get lost in the pervasive wilderness of the Suffolk fens – Michelle Paver’s gothic historic tale of madness, witchcraft and legends spans five centuries of murderous obsession and one girl’s longing to fly free.
£14.99, Head of Zeus