THE RITUAL MAKES RUSA TOP PICK 2013

By 30th January 2013Uncategorised

Delighted to report THE RITUAL made the RUSA (reference division of America’s Library Association) top horror title for 2013, which can be a big boost for a book. I’m just elated librarians are aware of it. “Blair Witch” meets black metal in this dark and suspenseful horror novel.”

http://rusa.ala.org/blog/2013/01/27/rusa-genre-fiction-reading-list-2013-winners/

HORROR
“The Ritual” by Adam Nevill (St. Martin’s, 9780312641849)
In the remote forests of Sweden, the friendship between four men disintegrates when they wander off the hiking trail and find themselves stalked by an unseen and increasingly violent menace. “Blair Witch” meets black metal in this dark and suspenseful horror novel.


Read-alikes
“The Ruins” by Scott Spencer
“Deliverance” by James Dickey
“Neverland” by Douglas Clegg


Short List
“Breed” by Chase Novak (Mullholland Books, 9780316198561)
“The Haunting of Maddy Clare” by Simone St. James (New American Library, 9780451235688)
“This Book is Full of Spiders: Seriously Dude, Don’t Touch It” by David Wong (St. Martin’s Press, 9780312546342)
“The Return Man” by V. M. Zito (Orbit, 9780316218283)

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