Unfortunately, horror took a definite turn towards the safe side of things during the 90s and beyond, putting aside the shock value of the 80s for something with more teenage shelf-appeal. I actually drifted away from horror for a time because I was bored of what was being put out. It wasn't until the self-publishing and indie-publishing revolution began, piggybacking on the e-book revolution, that I began to find horror that appealed to me again. Two of my favourite things to emerge from that revolution are the rise of the Bizarro genre and the resurrection of the Splatterpunk genre, so here are a few selections from my TBR shelf:
So, what about you? Got a recommendation for an old-school horror fan who prefers books with a little edge?