Lovereading.co.uk

Search
  • Follow us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
Register



Vouchers











Read Extract Free Horror - Fantasy - SciFi Book or Novel Online - as well as Sports and Suspense

     
Horror - Fantasy - SciFi

Horror, Fantasy and Sci Fi Books

Reach for the stars, get dropped into strange worlds, or shut your eyes and dive into the darkest recesses of the imagination of horror. Enjoy!

Books of the Month


The Fatal Tree A Bright Empires Novel
Stephen Lawhead
December 2014 Book of the Month. A book to totally abandon and lose yourself in, well written with a fascinating blend of historical and fantastical, this is a fitting end to ‘The Bright...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2014
     

Other Featured Books this Month


The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales
Kate Mosse
A beautiful collection of short stories from the author of Labyrinth. These simple, perfectly crafted tales are a selection of ghost stories and tales inspired from English and French folklore. They are haunting but not all in a shivers-down-the-spine...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014
     

Ultima
Stephen Baxter
Fresh from his latest collaboration with Terry Pratchett on the Long Earth sequence Stephen Baxter now returns to the mysteries and challanges first hinted at in his acclaimed novel PROXIMA. In PROXIMA we discovered ancient alien artifacts on the planet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2014
     

Winter
William Horwood
ONLY COURAGE CAN SAVE THEIR LANDS Storms rage as the worst winter in living memory ravages the human and Hydden worlds. The prophesied End of Days is here and the universe is dying, yet only a few are even aware...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2014
     

No Life But This
Anna Sheehan
Rose slept for a hundred years and when she awoke the world as she knew it had vanished, utterly. She has gone from being a cherished only child to being the sole heir to a vast, interstellar empire. From being...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2014
     

The Darkest Touch
Gena Showalter
Fierce immortal warrior. Host to the demon of Disease. Torin's every touch causes sickness and death-and a worldwide plague. Carnal pleasure is utterly forbidden, and though he has always overcome temptation with an iron will, his control is about to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2014
     

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set
J. R. R. Tolkien
Immerse yourself in Middle-earth with Tolkien's classic masterpieces behind the films, telling the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits' epic encounters with Gandalf, Gollum, dragons and monsters, in the quest to destroy the One Ring. When they were...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Bees
Laline Paull
One of our Books of the Year 2014. May 2014 Debut of the Month. An excellent book unlike any other. The life of bees is examined...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2014
     


 Boldly Going … with a Bump!

__________________________


Mankind has always looked to the heavens and wondered what’s out there. We have always lapped up stories of strange visitors, of gods and monsters, of things going bump under the bed. Using the extremes of human imagination to conjure worlds at the far reaches of darkness and light, this is a collection of authors who have the power to transport us to the vastest plains or the smallest black holes.

 

Horror fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Peter Straub, James Herbert will find a bloody pool of psychological mind-meddlers here to keep them shaking with delight.

 

Sci-fi lovers of Asimov, Phillip K Dick, Arthur C Clarke, and Ray Bradbury will find others to launch them to new beginnings. Using our Book of the Month recommendations or ‘Author Like for Like’ tool, your next bone shaking book is just a click away… if you dare, that is.

_______________________________

 

Wouldn’t it be nice to know that you’re never too far away from your next great read, great events, competitions and discounts? Sign up for our free emails and let the passion of our experts guide you to some wonderful new reading.

 

That book you loved has finally come to an end. Where do you go next? With our unique Author Like for Like tool, you’ll discover other authors guaranteed to be right up your street. Login, sit back, put your feet up and enjoy.

 

Reading Groups! Let us help you find your next hot topic. Visit our Special Section bursting with thought provoking titles and get an extra 5% discount if you buy 5 or more copies.


A selection of authors who will feature in this Lovereading category include:


Get Adobe Flash player
 

 
 
Last Month's Featured Books
The Month Before's Featured Books 


A Shiver of Light Book 9
Laurell K. Hamilton
I am Princess Meredith NicEssus. Legal name Meredith Gentry, because Princess looks so pretentious on a driver's license. I was the first faerie princess born on American soil, but I...
 
 
 


Blood Magick
Nora Roberts
Branna O'Dwyer has a rich and remarkable life. Her little shop in County Mayo is thriving and her close circle of friends and family have found love and happiness. But...
 
 
 


The Hawley Book of the Dead
Chrysler Szarlan
In the tradition of The Night Circus and A Discovery of Witches, The Hawley Book of the Dead is the kind of novel that makes you believe that magic really...
 
 
 


Lips Touch
Laini Taylor
In Victorian times, goblins offered sumptuous fruits in exchange for maidens' souls...and were usually successful. But what does it take to tempt today's savvy young women? Discover the answer in...
 
 
 


No One Gets Out Alive
Adam Nevill
Darkness lives within ...Cash-strapped, working for agencies and living in shared accommodation, Stephanie Booth feels she can fall no further. So when she takes a new room at the right...
 
 
 


Prince Lestat
Anne Rice
The vampire world is in crisis - their kind have been proliferating out of control and, thanks to technologies undreamed of in previous centuries, they can communicate as never before....
 
 
 


A Man Lies Dreaming
Lavie Tidhar
There have been many alternate histories with a crime setting before but this new novel by a young Israeli author writing in English is one of the most challenging and...
 
 
 


The Architect's Apprentice
Elif Shafak
'There were six of us: the master, the apprentices and the white elephant. We built everything together...' Sixteenth century Istanbul: a stowaway arrives in the city bearing an extraordinary gift...
 
 
 


The Edge of Dark
Pamela Hartshorne
Jane believes in keeping her promises, but a deathbed vow sets her on a twisting path of deceit and joy that takes her from the dark secrets of Holmwood House...
 
 
 


Shardik
Richard Adams
Richard Adams' cult classic, reissued with a new introduction from the author to celebrate its 40th anniversary.Enter a world of ferocious savagery, ‘Shardik’ was written after ‘Watership Down’ and on...
 
 
 


Revival
Stephen King
A spectacularly dark and electrifying novel about addiction, religion, music and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, in the early 60s,...
 
 
 


The Murdstone Trilogy
Mal Peet
Award-winning author Philip Murdstone is in trouble. His star has waned. The world is leaving him behind. His agent, the beautiful and ruthless Minerva Cinch, convinces him that his only...
 
 
 


The Slow Regard of Silent Things
Patrick Rothfuss
The University, a renowned bastion of knowledge, attracts the brightest minds to unravel the mysteries of enlightened sciences like artificing and alchemy. Yet deep below its bustling halls lies a...
 
 
 


Willful Child
Steven Erikson
These are the voyages of the starship, A.S.F. Willful Child. Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if...
 
 
 


The Creeps
John Connolly
Written for young adults but enjoyable for readers of all ages this is (sadly) the last in the Samuel Johnson series. This isn’t the first time Samuel and his dog...
 
 
 


World of Trouble The Last Policeman Book III
Ben H. Winters
Maxim Jakubowski's November 2014 Book of the Month. The final volume in THE LAST POLICEMAN trilogy reaches a melancholy and moving end. A...
 
 
 


An English Ghost Story
Kim Newman
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Film critic and speculative fiction author (and Neil Gaiman friend and collaborator) Kim Newman whose exuberant tales of...
 
 
 


The Revolutions
Felix Gilman
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A superlative steampunk-like excursion into a teeming world that shadows Dickens, Aleister Crowley, China Mieville and the better...
 
 
 


Time and Time Again
Ben Elton
It's the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has...
 
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books


The Shining Girls
Lauren Beukes
Winner of the Best Horror Novel at the British Fantasy Awards 2014. Breathtakingly chilling, this is written so convincingly the fact that there is a time-travelling serial killer seems completely...
 
 
 


Beauty
Sarah Pinborough
BEAUTY is a beautifully illustrated re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty story which takes all the elements of the classic fairytale that we love (the handsome prince, the ancient curse, the...
 
 
 


A Vision of Fire
Gillian Anderson
The first in a series, A Vision of Fire is the thrilling science fiction debut of actress Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Scully on The X-Files with...
 
 
 


Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel
Maxim Jakubowski October 2014 Highly Recommended. Following four wonderful literary crime novels (to be issued in the UK later), Canadian author Mandel breaks...
 
 
 


Discovering Scarfolk
Richard Littler
Scarfolk is a town in north-west England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum. In Scarfolk, pagan rituals blend seamlessly with...
 
 
 


The Abyss Beyond Dreams
Peter F. Hamilton
TO SAVE THEIR CIVILISATION HE MUST DESTROY IT ...When images of a lost civilization are 'dreamed' by a self-proclaimed prophet of the age, Nigel Sheldon, inventor of wormhole technology and...
 
 
 


Mrs Bradshaw's Handbook
Terry Pratchett
Authorised by Mr Lipwig of the Ankh-Morpork and Sto Plains Hygienic Railway himself, Mrs Georgina Bradshaw's invaluable guide to the destinations and diversions of the railway deserves a place in...
 
 
 


Raising Steam (Discworld Novel 40)
Terry Pratchett
It's all change for Moist von Lipwig, swindler, conman, and (naturally) head of the Royal Bank and Post Office. A steaming, clanging new invention, driven by Dick Simnel, the man...
 
 
 


Rogues
George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
This thrilling collection of twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. George R. R....
 
 
 


Sand
Hugh Howey
This is the new novel from the international bestselling author of the Wool trilogy. The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here...
 
 
 


Spark
John Twelve Hawks
Jacob Underwood is not like other people. He has Cotard's Syndrome. He believes he is dead. Which makes his job as a hired assassin neutralising 'problems' for DBG, a massive...
 
 
 


Timebomb
Scott K. Andrews
Perfect for fans of Alex Scarrow and Michael Grant, this is the first in an incredible new time-travel trilogy by the author of The Afterblight Chronicles: School's Out Forever. New...
 
 
 


The Winter Ghosts
Kate Mosse
The Great War took much more than lives. It robbed a generation of friends, lovers and futures. In Freddie Watson's case, it took his beloved brother and, at times, his...
 
 
 


Night After Night
Phil Rickman
Contains scenes some viewers may find disturbing...Leo Defford doesn't believe in ghosts. But, as the head of an independent production company, he does believe in high-impact TV. Defford hires journalist...
 
 
 


City of Stairs
Robert Jackson Bennett
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Although still relatively unsung, Robert Jackson Bennett is, in my view, one of imaginative literature's great new talents...
 
 
 


End of the Road
Philip Reeve, Adam Neville, S. L. Grey, Sarah Lotz
An incredible anthology of orginal short stories by an exciting list of writers, including the best-selling author Philip Reeve and the World Fantasy Award-winning Lavie Tidhar. Each step will lead...
 
 
 


Monsters in the Heart
Stephen Volk
A giant ape... A heartless priest... A descent into depravity under London... An immortal hound... A baby thrown up by the sea... A Voodoo prayer... A legend made flesh in...
 
 
 


Midnight Crossroad
Charlaine Harris
From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a new, darker world - populated by more strangers than friends. But then,...
 
 
 


The Monster's Wife
Kate Horsley
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A sprightly, well overdue first novel by a young British author better known until now for her short...
 
 
 


See ALL Featured Books, with Opening Extracts, in this category 

Share or bookmark this page

Share this page on Facebook and Twitter.


Tell a friend about this page on Lovereading.co.uk.

We respect your privacy. The names and e-mail addresses you enter are used only for sending this message. Please read our Privacy Policy.
Your Friend's Name
Your Friend's Email
Your Name
Your E-mail
Your Message
(max. 1024 characters)
 


 
LovereadingLovereading4kids - Love Reading for KidsLIST ALL FEATURED AUTHORS