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Stephen King fan looking for comparable writer????

Post by Dragonsend » 17 Apr 2019, 20:25

I love a good horror book written by a highly intelligent writer but not too techie technical, good character development, and a twisty story. Any recommendations??
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Post by kelly60 » 25 Apr 2019, 17:20

Sorry I don't have any recommendations for you but am glad you asked because I would love to know too.

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Post by Gravy » 25 Apr 2019, 23:19

Have you tried Joe Hill?
You're nobody's rainbow.
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how your story ends is you.
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Post by mmm17 » 26 Apr 2019, 10:35

In my opinion, Edgar Allan Poe is one of the top authors of horror and suspense stories. :tiphat:

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Post by Dragonsend » 26 Apr 2019, 13:02

Gravy wrote: ↑
25 Apr 2019, 23:19
Have you tried Joe Hill?
No but I will and thank you!
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Post by Dragonsend » 26 Apr 2019, 13:03

mmm17 wrote: ↑
26 Apr 2019, 10:35
In my opinion, Edgar Allan Poe is one of the top authors of horror and suspense stories. :tiphat:
Yes, I have read a lot of Edgar Allan Poe and love him. Thank you.
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Post by Gravy » 26 Apr 2019, 17:59

Dragonsend wrote: ↑
26 Apr 2019, 13:02
Gravy wrote: ↑
25 Apr 2019, 23:19
Have you tried Joe Hill?
No but I will and thank you!
:tiphat:
You're nobody's rainbow.
You're nobody's princess.
You're nobody's doorway but your own,
and the only one who gets to tell you

how your story ends is you.
Seanan McGuire ~ Every Heart a Doorway

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Post by eagermagic » 05 May 2019, 02:19

For all practical purpose, Robert McCammon might as well be Stephen King. A King fan can step into one of his books and feel perfectly at home. I strongly suggest Swan Song, McCammon's take on an end-of-the-world dystopia, quite similar to, and possibly superior to, The Stand.

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Post by Dragonsend » 14 May 2019, 16:02

Thank you ! I will definitely try it and let you know what I think!
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Post by annalisa88 » 16 May 2019, 11:45

Shirley Jackson! She is well-known for her short story The Lottery and her novel The Haunting of Hill House. She has also written a few autobiographical books and essays. Great writer. Highly intelligent.

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