Halloween is right around the corner and there’s a definite chill in the air…which means it’s time to dim the lights, grab a blanket and read some great horror books! This week’s staff pick The Binding by Nicholas Wolff, is a great choice for anyone who likes there horror atmospheric. A chilling, spooky tale about a seemingly idyllic town that finds itself suddenly surrounded by strange, violent acts. Adding a bit more intrigue, Nicholas Wolff is a pseudonym for an acclaimed New York Times bestselling author who lives in NJ. Any guesses?
“When a rare mental disorder begins to consume his small-town neighbors, a young psychiatrist digs up the past for clues to the epidemic’s bone-chilling source in this brilliant supernatural horror debut, written in the bestselling tradition of Peter Straub.
Convinced that evil spirits have overtaken his daughter, a desperate father introduces her to Nat Thayer, a young psychiatrist in their sleepy blue-blooded Massachusetts college town. Thayer quickly diagnoses the girl with Cotard Delusion, an obscure condition sometimes described as “walking corpse syndrome.” But Thayer soon realizes his patient—and many of the local families—are actually being targeted by a malignant force resurrected from the town’s wicked history. Thayer must discover the source of the spreading plague…before there is no one left to save.” —Amazon