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200 Horror and Dark Fantasy eBooks Under $5 Each

Halloween always puts me in the mood for reading darker fiction. To that end, I’ve scoured Amazon for a ton of Horror and Dark Fantasy eBook titles priced under $5 a piece.

WARNING: Prices are subject to change, so check the price before clicking “buy”. If Amazon is not your eBook ecosystem, please do look up the titles wherever you buy your eBooks; discounts are often applied at other outlets, so check there.

  1. The Dead Run: A Novel (Jess Galvan) by Adam Mansbach (Harper Voyager)
  2. 999: New Stories Of Horror And Suspense by Al Sarrantonio (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. Unborn by Amber Lynn Natusch (47North)

  1. While the Savage Sleeps by Andrew E. Kaufman (47North)
  2. Black Static #37 (Nov-Dec 2013) by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  3. Black Static #36 (Sep-Oct 2013) by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  1. Black Static #41 (Jul – Aug 2014) by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  2. Black Static #29 by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  3. Black Static #35 by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  1. Black Static #38 (Jan-Feb 2014) by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  2. Black Static #42 (Sept – Oct 2014) by Andy Cox (Editor) (TTA Press)
  3. The Bird Eater by Ania Ahlborn (47North)
  1. The Shuddering by Ania Ahlborn (47North)
  2. Ominous Realities: The Anthology of Dark Speculative Horrors by Anthony Rivera & Sharon Lawson (Editors) (Grey Matter Press)
  3. Chelsea Avenue by Armand Rosamilia (Ragnarok Publications)
  1. Pines (The Wayward Pines Trilogy Book 1) by Blake Crouch (Thomas & Mercer)
  2. Dracula by Bram Stoker (Open Road Media)
  3. Supernatural Noir by Brian Evenson (Dark Horse Books)
  1. Last of the Albatwitches by Brian Keene (Deadite Press)
  2. The Necroscope Bundle by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  3. The Taint and Other Novellas (Best Mythos Tales) by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  1. No Sharks in the Med and Other Stories by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  2. The Fly-By-Nights by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  3. The Compleat Crow by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  1. Necroscope: The Mobius Murders by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  2. Necroscope: The Plague-Bearer by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  3. Haggopian and Other Stories (Best Mythos Tales) by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  1. The Nonesuch and Others by Brian Lumley (Subterranean Press)
  2. The Ape’s Wife and Other Stories by Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean Press)
  3. Cthulhurotica by Carrie Cuinn (Editor) (Dagan Books)
  1. A Mortal Glamour by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Open Road Media)
  2. Mockingbird (Miriam Black Book 2) by Chuck Wendig (Angry Robot)
  3. Blackbirds (Miriam Black Book 1) by Chuck Wendig (Angry Robot)
  1. The Books of Blood – Volume 1 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  2. The Books of Blood – Volume 2 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  3. The Books of Blood – Volume 3 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  1. The Books of Blood – Volume 4 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  2. The Books of Blood – Volume 5 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  3. The Books of Blood – Volume 6 by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  1. The Essential Clive Barker: Selected Fiction by Clive Barker (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. The Damnation Game by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  3. Cabal by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  1. Chiliad: A Meditation by Clive Barker (Subterranean Press)
  2. Sacrament by Clive Barker (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. The Thief of Always by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  1. Weaveworld by Clive Barker (Crossroad Press)
  2. Dead Five’s Pass by Colin F. Barnes (DarkFuse)
  3. The Resurrection Man’s Legacy: And Other Stories by Dale Bailey (Open Road Media)
  1. Sleeping Policemen: A Novel by Dale Bailey & Jack Slay Jr. (Open Road Media)
  2. Demon Rider (The Years of Longdirk Book 2) by Dave Duncan (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. Demon Sword (The Years of Longdirk Book 1) by Dave Duncan (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Demon Knight (The Years of Longdirk Book 3) by Dave Duncan (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Odd Apocalypse: An Odd Thomas Novel by Dean Koontz (Bantam)
  3. Nightmare Magazine, October 2014: Women Destroy Horror! Special Issue by Ellen Datlow (Guest Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  1. The Sentinel Mage (The Cursed Kingdoms Trilogy Book 1) by Emily Gee (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  2. Love & Zombies by Eric Shapiro (DarkFuse)
  3. Legacies (Adversary Cycle/Repairman Jack Book 2) by F. Paul Wilson (Wilsongs)
  1. The Keep (The Adversary Cycle Book 1) by F. Paul Wilson (Wilsongs)
  2. Cold City (Repairman Jack Book 1) by F. Paul Wilson (Tor Books)
  3. Doctor Orient: A Journey Into the Occult by Frank Lauria (Open Road Media)
  1. Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media)
  2. Gather, Darkness! by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. Horrible Imaginings by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media)
  1. Smoke Ghost & Other Apparitions by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media)
  2. Our Lady of Darkness by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. The Black Gondolier and Other Stories by Fritz Leiber (Open Road Media)
  1. The Lineage by Gabrielle Faust (Nightshade Publications)
  2. The Making of a Monster by Gail Petersen (Open Road Media)
  3. Nightsiders by Gary McMahon (DarkFuse)
  1. American Nightmare by George Cotronis (Editor) (Kraken Press)
  2. Empties by George Zebrowski (Open Road Media)
  3. Black Pockets: And Other Dark Thoughts by George Zebrowski (Open Road Media)
  1. Broken Angels (Katie Maguire) by Graham Masterton (Head of Zeus)
  2. Oasis of the Damned by Greg F. Gifune (DarkFuse)
  3. Sorcerer by Greg F. Gifune (DarkFuse)
  1. The Bleeding Season by Greg F. Gifune (DarkFuse)
  2. The Strain (The Strain Trilogy Book 1) by Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan (HarperCollins e-books)
  3. The Night Eternal (The Strain Trilogy Book 3) by Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan (William Morrow)
  1. The Fall (The Strain Trilogy Book 3) by Guillermo Del Toro & Chuck Hogan (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Deadbeat – Makes You Stronger by Guy Adams (Titan Books)
  3. Crawlspace by Herbert Lieberman (Open Road Media)
  1. Poe by J. Lincoln Fenn (47North)
  2. Ghosts by Gaslight by Jack Dann & Nick Gevers (Harper Voyager)
  3. The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum (47North)
  1. The Lost by Jack Ketchum (47North)
  2. Ring of Knives (Dead Man Book 2) by James Daniels & Lee Goldberg & William Rabkin (47North)
  3. Classics Mutilated by Jeff Conner (Editor) (IDW Publishing)
  1. Dead Clown Barbecue by Jeff Strand ()
  2. Facial by Jeff Strand (DarkFuse)
  3. Fangboy by Jeff Strand ()
  1. Red Cells by Jeffrey Thomas (DarkFuse)
  2. Voices From Punktown by Jeffrey Thomas (Dark Regions Press)
  3. Ghosts of Punktown by Jeffrey Thomas (Dark Regions Press)
  1. Monstrocity by Jeffrey Thomas (Anarchy Books)
  2. Letters From Hades by Jeffrey Thomas (Bedlam Press/Necro Publications)
  3. The Fall of Hades by Jeffrey Thomas (Dark Regions Press)
  1. Punktown by Jeffrey Thomas (DarkFuse)
  2. Health Agent by Jeffrey Thomas (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
  3. Everybody Scream! by Jeffrey Thomas (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
  1. Flesh Eaters by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books)
  2. The Savage Dead by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books)
  3. Apocalypse of the Dead by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books)
  1. Dead City by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books)
  2. Bubba Ho-Tep by Joe R. Lansdale (Gere Donovan Press)
  3. Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale (Subterranean Press)
  1. The Drive-In by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  2. The Drive-In 2: Not Just One of Them Sequels by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  3. The Drive-In 3: The Bus Tour by Joe R. Lansdale (Crossroad Press)
  1. Mammoth Books presents Christmas with the Dead by Joe R. Lansdale (Robinson)
  2. Nightmare Magazine, March 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  3. Nightmare Magazine, July 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  1. Nightmare Magazine, June 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  2. By Blood We Live by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (Night Shade Books)
  3. Nightmare Magazine, May 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  1. Nightmare Magazine, September 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  2. Nightmare Magazine, August 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  3. Nightmare Magazine, April 2014 by John Joseph Adams (Editor) (John Joseph Adams)
  1. The Long Last Call by John Skipp (47North)
  2. Spore by John Skipp & Cody Goodfellow (47North)
  3. Voice of Our Shadow by Jonathan Carroll (Open Road Media)
  1. Dead of Night: A Zombie Novel (Dead of Night Series) by Jonathan Maberry (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  2. Ghost Road Blues by Jonathan Maberry (Pinnacle Books)
  3. The Grinding House (A Horror Novella) by Kaaron Warren (40k)
  1. Whispers from the Abyss by Kat Rocha (Editor) (01Publishing)
  2. Ceremony of Flies by Kate Jonez (DarkFuse)
  3. Skin by Kathe Koja (Roadswell Editions)
  1. Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia (Ragnarok Publications)
  2. The Light is the Darkness by Laird Barron (DarkFuse (in association with Arcane Wisdom))
  3. Face Of Evil (Dead Man Book 1) by Lee Goldberg & William Rabkin (47North)
  1. Torn by Lee Thomas (Cemetery Dance Publications)
  2. Mr. Wicker by Maria Alexander (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
  3. The End of the Sentence by Maria Dahvana Headley & Kat Howard (Subterranean Press)
  1. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Open Road Media)
  2. Pretty Little Dead Girls by Mercedes M. Yardley (Ragnarok Publications)
  3. Revenant Road by Michael Boatman (DarkFuse)
  1. Sunglasses After Dark (The Sonja Blue Novels Book 1) by Nancy A. Collins (Open Road Media)
  2. Paint it Black by Nancy A. Collins (Open Road Media)
  3. In the Blood (The Sonja Blue Novels Book 2) by Nancy A. Collins (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. The Reach by Nate Kenyon (47North)
  2. Children of No One by Nicole Cushing (DarkFuse)
  3. I Am the New God by Nicole Cushing (DarkFuse)
  1. Torn Realities: Inspired by HP Lovecraft’s Other Worlds by Paul Anderson (Editor) (Post Mortem Press)
  2. The Juniper Tree and Other Blue Rose Stories by Peter Straub (Subterranean Press)
  3. Spider Legs by Piers Anthony & Clifford A. Pickover (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  1. Are You Loathsome Tonight? by Poppy Z. Brite (Open Road Media)
  2. The Devil You Know by Poppy Z. Brite (Subterranean Press)
  3. Best New Horror 2 by Ramsey Campbell (Robinson)
  1. Best New Horror 4 by Ramsey Campbell (Robinson)
  2. Best New Horror 5 by Ramsey Campbell (Robinson)
  3. Obsession by Ramsey Campbell (Samhain Publishing, Ltd.)
  1. The Influence by Ramsey Campbell (Samhain Publishing, Ltd.)
  2. Serpent Girl by Ray Garton (Open Road Media)
  3. Slice (Chaingang, 2) by Rex Miller (Open Road Media)
  1. The Cellar by Richard Laymon (47North)
  2. Island by Richard Laymon (47North)
  3. Night in the Lonesome October by Richard Laymon (47North)
  1. Funland by Richard Laymon (47North)
  2. In the Dark by Richard Laymon (47North)
  3. The Heresy Within (The Ties That Bind Book 1) by Rob J. Hayes (Ragnarok Publications)
  1. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller)
  2. Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos by Robert M. Price (Editor) (Del Rey)
  3. The New Lovecraft Circle by Robert M. Price (Editor) (Del Rey)
  1. The Wolf’s Hour by Robert R. McCammon (Open Road Media)
  2. Uncanny Tales by Robert Sheckley (Open Road Media)
  3. Tales of Jack the Ripper by Ross E. Lockhart (Editor) (Word Horde)
  1. Archon (The Books of Raziel) by Sabrina Benulis (Harper Voyager)
  2. Cthulhu Lives!: An Eldritch Tribute to H. P. Lovecraft by Salomé Jones (Editor) (Ghostwoods Books)
  3. Messages from the Dead by Sandy DeLuca (DarkFuse)
  1. The Missing by Sarah Langan (HarperCollins e-books)
  2. Z 2134 (Z 2134 Series Book 1) by Sean Platt & David W. Wright (47North)
  3. Z 2135 (Z 2134 Series Book 2) by Sean Platt & David W. Wright (47North)
  1. Z 2136 (Z 2134 Series Book 3) by Sean Platt & David W. Wright (47North)
  2. Future Lovecraft by Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles (Editors) (Innsmouth Free Press)
  3. Death Has Come Up into Our Windows (The Zombie Bible) by Stant Litore (47North)
  1. What Our Eyes Have Witnessed (The Zombie Bible) by Stant Litore (47North)
  2. Strangers in the Land (The Zombie Bible) by Stant Litore (47North)
  3. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19 by Stephen Jones (Robinson)
  1. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 18 by Stephen Jones (Robinson)
  2. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 14 by Stephen Jones (Robinson)
  3. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16: Vol. 16 by Stephen Jones (Robinson)
  1. The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 12 by Stephen Jones (Robinson)
  2. Best New Horror 1 by Stephen Jones & Ramsey Campbell (Robinson)
  3. The Stand by Stephen King (Anchor)
  1. The Shining by Stephen King (Anchor)
  2. ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King (Anchor)
  3. Different Seasons (Signet) by Stephen King (Signet)
  1. In the Tall Grass by Stephen King & Joe Hill (Scribner)
  2. Riding the Bullet by Stephen King & Mick Garris (Scribner)
  3. Nightcrawlers by Tim Curran (DarkFuse)
  1. Worm by Tim Curran (DarkFuse)
  2. Blackout by Tim Curran (DarkFuse)
  3. The God Hunter: A Field Ops Novel by Tim Lees (Harper Voyager Impulse)
  1. Dead West Omnibus by Tim Marquitz & J.M. Martin & Kenny Soward (Ragnarok Publications)
  2. The Ten Thousand Things by Tim Marquitz & J.M. Martin & Kenny Soward (Ragnarok Publications)
  3. The Men Upstairs by Tim Waggoner (DarkFuse)
  1. Path of the Dead (Hungry Ghosts Book 1) by Timothy Baker (Ragnarok Publications)
  2. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson (Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy)
  3. Doctor Rat by William Kotzwinkle (Open Road Media)
  1. Clockwork Dolls by William Meikle (DarkFuse)
  2. Hell In Heaven (Dead Man Book 3) by William Rabkin & Lee Goldberg (47North)
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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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