The Best James Herbert Books

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Vote for the James Herbert novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.
List of the best James Herbert books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that James Herbert is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of James Herbert who want to know which novels they should start reading first. Herbert is one of the best horror writers working today, so get a good fright by reading these books. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.Examples of books on this list include The Fog and The Rats. What are James Herbert's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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  • The Rats
    James Herbert
    74 votes
    • First Published: 1974
    • Subjects: Animal
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Suspense, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Fog
    James Herbert
    60 votes
    • First Published: 1975
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Lair
    James Herbert
    28 votes
  • The Survivor
    James Herbert, E. Phillips Oppenheim
    35 votes
    • Subjects: Literary, Espionage, Adventure
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction
  • The Magic Cottage
    James Herbert
    61 votes
    • First Published: 1986
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Suspense, Horror Film, Mystery, Thriller
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Fluke
    James Herbert
    34 votes