Bram Stoker Award for Novel

 

2012 selection

The Drowning Girl

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2012

by Caitlin R. Kiernan

India Morgan Phelps-Imp to her friends-is schizophrenic. Struggling with her perceptions of reality, Imp must uncover the truth about her encounters with creatures out of myth-or from something far, far stranger......


2011 selection

Flesh Eaters

Dead World #3

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2011

by Joe McKinney

Battered by three devastating hurricanes in a row, the Texas coast is flattened. But for the people of Houston--and soon all of America--the most terrifying events are just beginning. . .

They Rise. . .

Out of...


2010 selection

A Dark Matter

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2010

by Peter Straub

The incomparable master of horror and suspense returns with a powerful, brilliantly terrifying novel that redefines the genre in original and unexpected ways.

The charismatic and cunning Spenser Mallon is a campus...


2009 selection

Audrey's Door

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2009

by Sarah Langan

Built on the Upper West Side, the elegant Breviary claims a regal history. But despite 14B's astonishingly low rental price, the recent tragedy within its walls has frightened away all potential tenants . ....


2008 selection

Duma Key: A Novel

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2008

by Stephen King

No more than a dark pencil line on a blank page. A horizon line, maybe. But also a slot for blackness to pour through...

A terrible construction site accident takes Edgar Freemantle's right arm and scrambles...


2007 selection

The Missing

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2007

by Sarah Langan

A remote and affluent Maine community, Corpus Christi was untouched by the environmental catastrophe that destroyed the neighboring blue-collar town of Bedford. But all that will change in a heartbeat . . .

The...


2006 selection

Lisey's Story: A Novel

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2006

by Stephen King

One of King’s most powerful books ever, the story of a writer’s widow who must confront his demons after his death—a bookend to Bag of Bones, Lisey’s Story is about the wellsprings of creativity, the...


2005 selection

Dread in the Beast

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2005

by Charlee Jacob

The Mother Spirit is the worst that the world is capable of producing. From the catacombs of ancient Rome where a blasphemous sect twisted the message of the early Christians--to modern America and its obsession...


2004 selection

In the Night Room

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2004

by Peter Straub

In his latest soul-chilling novel, bestselling author Peter Straub tells of a famous children’s book author who, in the wake of a grotesque accident, realizes that the most basic facts of her existence, including...


2003 selection

lost boy lost girl: A Novel

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2003

by Peter Straub

A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son—beautiful, troubled fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill—vanishes from the face of the earth. To his uncle, horror novelist Timothy Underhill,...


2001 selection

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2002, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2002, Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2001

by Neil Gaiman

First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and...


1999 selection

Mr. X

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1999

by Peter Straub

For more than two decades Peter Straub has engrossed, entertained, and terrified us with his dazzling blend of cool artistry and mad, spine-tingling imagination. With Mr. X, the bestselling author of Ghost Story,...


1998 selection

Bag Of Bones: A Novel

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1998

by Stephen King

From international bestseller Stephen King, a tale of grief, of love’s enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past—the inspiration for the A&E miniseries.

Stephen King’s most gripping and unforgettable...


1996 selection

The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1996

by Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the “literary event” (Entertainment Weekly) of The Green Mile is...


1995 selection

Zombie

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1995

by Joyce Carol Oates

Meet Quentin P.

He is a problem for his professor father and his loving mother, though of course they do not believe the charge (sexual molestation of a minor) that got him in that bit of trouble.

He is a challenge...


1993 selection

The Throat

Blue Rose Trilogy #3

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1993

by Peter Straub

Peter Straub’s chilling Blue Rose Trilogy comes to an astonishing close—secrets unearthed, demons revisited, and mysteries solved.

 

The Throat.  Tim Underhill, now an acclaimed novelist, travels back to...


1989 selection

Carrion Comfort

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1989

by Dan Simmons

“CARRION COMFORT is one of the three greatest horror novels of the 20th century. Simple as that.” --Stephen King

"Epic in scale and scope but intimately disturbing, CARRION COMFORT spans the ages to rewrite...


1988 selection

The Silence of the Lambs

Hannibal Lecter #2

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1988

by Thomas Harris

A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname--Buffalo Bill--is stalking women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a...


1987 selection

Misery

Bram Stoker Award for Novel 1987

by Stephen King

Paul Sheldon. He's a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than a rabid reader-she is Paul's nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile...