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  • Haunted

  • By: Chuck Palahniuk
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Marc Cashman, Erik Davies, and others
  • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,210
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 784
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 789

Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is a novel made up of stories: 23 of them, to be precise. Twenty-three of the most horrifying, hilarious, mind-blowing, stomach-churning tales you'll ever encounter, sometimes all at once. They are told by people who have answered an ad headlined "Writers' Retreat: Abandon Your Life for Three Months", and who are led to believe that here they will leave behind all the distractions of "real life" that are keeping them from creating the masterpiece that is in them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • True Horror -- Not for the faint of heart, stomach

  • By Dominique on 05-24-05

I hesitate to review books I love....

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-16

But I feel I should at least try. It's difficult to put into words exactly how brilliant this book is on so many levels, and even more difficult to recommend to the masses. That being said, if you're are here to be enlightened, not just entertained...if you aren't easily offended by every single taboo that can be conjured and brought to light through the power of your own imagination, PLEASE BUY THIS BOOK! And if you do, and you won't or can't appreciate one of the greatest satirists since Mark Twain, PLEASE, just leave...don't post a negative review and keep others from the thrill of this amazing ride. Thank you, and ENJOY!

  • Dark Anonymous Confessions

  • By: Vincent V. Cava
  • Narrated by: Mr. Creepy Pasta
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111

They say that confession is necessary to purify the soul. However, there are some deeds that are so sinister, so wicked, that even the most remorseful admission of guilt is not enough to atone for them. From the mind of Vincent V. Cava comes his most twisted book to date: Nine frightening stories told through the voices of those who witnessed them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FAST ENOUGH

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 12-23-16

Love ya Vinnie

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-24-16

I'm a big fan of V V Cava and had already heard several stories in this collection. But hearing them a second or in some cases a third time only reminded me why I'm a fan. His clever use of dark humor carefully sprinkled throughout these tales isn't for everyone, but if you enjoy horror that at times makes you laugh aloud, this book's for you.

Dark Tales: 13 New Authors, One Twisted Anthology
    
    
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        J. L. Rach,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
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    Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    76 ratings
    Overall 4.0
  • Dark Tales: 13 New Authors, One Twisted Anthology

  • By: Vincent V. Cava, J. L. Rach, Nthato Morakabi, and others
  • Narrated by: Creepy Pasta
  • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 66

Thirteen of horror's newest and most talented authors have converged together to bring you one twisted anthology guaranteed to make your skin crawl and your ears melt. From the jungles of South Africa to the busy streets of India, from the lights of Hollywood to the skyscrapers of New York, this audiobook of frightening fiction was penned by authors all around the globe. Listen if you dare, but don't say you weren't warned...

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Like a goose farting in the fog

  • By J Ryan on 06-21-15

EXTREMELY disappointed

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-15

Firstly, in the intro the reader refers to Clive Barker as Clive BAKER!?? Doesn't anyone edit these. The stories were so short...most only a few paragraphs, the only exceptions being 2 by Mr Cava. I would ask for a refund but all the proceeds go to a very worthy cause. I suggest making a donation without being tortured and wasting precious time buying the book.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Housemates

  • A Novel of Extreme Terror
  • By: Iain Rob Wright
  • Narrated by: Chris Barnes
  • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 90

Ten days, twelve competitors, two million pounds cash. What at first appears to be a wonderful opportunity for Damien Banks turns out to be the worst nightmare he can imagine. Trapped inside a house with eleven strangers, and a booming voice known only as "The Landlord" controlling his every move, Damien will be forced to compete not only for the money, but for his life. Let the games begin

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended! Horror fans won't be disappointed.

  • By Scott on 07-16-14

Loved this book...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-09-15

I was on the edge every step of the way...just as the characters, as I assume was the author's intention. But being the voracious reader I have been since childhhod, it takes more than gimmicks to engage me. I kept going back and forth, again like the characters, about whether or not there would be a winner. My only critism is a spoiler, so be warned. and stop reading here.

Clearing Damian of the crime he supposedly committed, landing him there wasn't really necessary (I kept thinking his partner had put him there). I do like the fact tho that the ending was somewhat ambiguous, avoiding a sappy happy ending to an extremely violent story. I think if I was going to write a different ending, Damian would have had a more satisfying "meeting" with the Traitor,. I felt that was rushed, especially when we the audience hoped for equal justice. It's not really clear if the Traitor was left in the building when it exploded, or was one of the people that according to the Landlord were ushered out at the last minute. And if she was I can see a pretty obvious sequel. I for one would welcome that!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Gone Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50,124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,645
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,738

It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

  • By Theodore on 01-20-13

Great storyline...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-30-14

Fantastic twist...never saw it coming...simply brilliant! Unfortunately the movie neglected to have the same impact