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Standings for category: Horror Novels

1. Losing Touch, Christian A. Larsen, Post Mortem Press, [link] [comments]
2. Haunting of Ingersull Penitentiary, Victoria Roder, Muse It Up Publishing, [link] [comments]
3. The Black Land, MJ Wesolowski, Blood Bound Books, [link] [comments]
4. Silent Fathoms, Tamara A. Lowery, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link] [comments]
5. Demons, Dolls, & Milkshakes, Nelson W. Pyles, Post Mortem Press, [link] [comments]
6. Shadow Lord, Tony-Paul de Vissage, Double Dragon Publishing, [link] [comments]
7. Dying Days 3, Armand Rosamilia, Rymfire Books, [link] [comments]
8. What Happens in the Darkness, Monica J. O'Rourke, Sinister Grin Press, [link] [comments]
8. Vampire Therapy:Jackson and Eva, Shebat Legion, CHBB, [link]
9. Man in the Wall, Ben Larken, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]

10. Dracula: In the Flesh, Tracey H. Kitts writing as T.K. Hardin, Amazon, [link]
10. The Melting Dead, Doug Lamoreux, Stylus-of-Iron, [link] [comments]
11. Steel Rose, Barbara Custer, Eternal Press [comments]
11. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King, Simon & Schuster, [link] [comments]
12. Waking Up Dead, Margo Bond Collins, Solstice Shadows, [link] [comments]
12. Wolf Man, John Reinhard Dizon, Damnation Books, [link] [comments]
12. House of Small Shadows, Adam Nevill, Pan Macmillan, [link] [comments]
12. Habeas Corpse, Nikki Hopeman, Blood Bound Books, [link] [comments]
12. The Wilde Passions of Dorian Gray, Mitzi Szereto, Cleis Press, [link]
13. Family Dinner, AMrx Scioneaux, Hazardous Press, [link]
13. Regina Puckett's Short Tales of Horror, Regina Puckett, Punk & Sissy Publications, [link]
13. Dark Recollections, Chris Philbrook, Independent, [link]
13. Ghoultown, October Weeks, Musa Publishing, [link]
13. Enter Night, Richard Schiver, Abiss Books, [link]
13. The Absence of Light, J. Daniel Stone, Villipede Publications, [link] [comments]
14. Nettie and the Shepherd, Brick Marlin, Whiskey Creek Press, [link], [link] [comments]
14. Fatal Submission, Nicole Austin, Ellora's Cave, [link]
14. Call of the Jersey Devil, Aurelio Voltaire, Spence City, [link] [comments]
14. 13, Julie Elizabeth Powell, Julie Elizabeth Powell, [link]
14. Tearstone, David L. Day, Belfire Press, [link]

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