Quiet Horror, Still the Darling of the Horror Genre

My favorite kind of horror is the quiet type.

Paula Cappa

There is a power in quiet horror novels.

September 15 is the anniversary of the death of author Charles L. Grant, who most will agree was the best-selling modern-day master of quiet horror novels. A rigorous talent, a legend to many of us, Grant had hundreds of books, novels, short stories and anthologies published and won three World Fantasy Awards and two Nebula Awards. Grant wholeheartedly believed in the atmospheric quiet horror story as a serious fiction form.  Descriptions of Grant’s riveting prose and pace are phrases like lulls you into the darksubtle thrillsliterary prowess, creates a luring suspense.  Well-crafted, horror fiction is an art. Read a Grant story and you’ll see why.

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Because we remember the loss of this treasured author (and because I admire the craft of quiet horror novels, love to read them and write them), it seems appropriate to revisit…

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