fiction The Best Modern Horror Novels  

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The best novels from modern masters of horror.
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The Shining is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Shining Stephen King

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The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Exorcist William Peter Blatty

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Psycho Robert Bloch

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I Am Legend is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
I Am Legend Richard Matheson

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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Haunting of Hill House Shirley Jackson

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The Damnation Game is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Damnation Game Clive Barker

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Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Ghost Story Peter Straub

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Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels

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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels

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Phantoms is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Phantoms Dean Koontz

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Rosemary's Baby Ira Levin

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Carrion Comfort is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons

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The Fog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Fog James Herbert

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The Stake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Stake Richard Laymon

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Ancient Images is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Ancient Images Ramsey Campbell

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Off Season is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Off Season Jack Ketchum

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House of Leaves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
House of Leaves Mark Z. Danielewski

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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Jaws Peter Benchley

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Interview with the Vampire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels

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Helter Skelter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Helter Skelter Vincent Bugliosi, Curt Gentry

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American Gods is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
American Gods Neil Gaiman

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The Store is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Store Bentley Little

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Ravenous is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Ravenous Ray Garton

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The Keep is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Keep F. Paul Wilson

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The Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Drive-In Joe R. Lansdale

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They Thirst is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
They Thirst Robert R. McCammon

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The Rising is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Rising Brian Keene

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God Project, The is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The God Project John Saul

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Lost Souls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
Lost Souls Poppy Z. Brite

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The manitou is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Modern Horror Novels
The Manitou Graham Masterton