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Fall Frights: Horror Stories to Listen To

Secret societies, unsettling houses, and zombie teens abound in horror audiobooks written and read by Latin and Hispanic authors and narrators. Press play to disappear into these haunting worlds, where nothing is what it seems and thrills lurk around every corner.

In The Mary Shelley Club, Rachel Chavez turns to horror movies for comfort, preferring stabby serial killers and homicidal dolls to the rich kids of Manhattan Prep. Then Rachel is recruited by the Mary Shelley Club, a mysterious society of students who orchestrate Fear Tests. But as the Fear Tests escalate it’s clear Rachel is playing a game she can’t afford to lose.

Vera Martinez wants nothing more than to escape Roaring Creek and her parents’ reputation as demonologists. Maxwell Oliver is supposed to be enjoying the summer before his senior year, and instead he’s taking care of his little sister while his mom slowly becomes someone he doesn’t recognize. When Maxwell and Vera join forces in Small Town Monsters, they come face to face with deeply disturbing true stories of cults, death worship, and the very nature that drives people to evil.

A New York Times bestseller. From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes Mexican Gothic,  a gothic horror set in 1950s Mexico: after receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. Mesmerized by the terrifying yet seductive world of High Place, Noemi may soon find it impossible to ever leave.

“Frankie Corzo’s velvety voice puts listeners under her spell as she narrates this horror audiobook.”—AudioFile

1970s, Mexico City. Maite is a secretary who lives for one thing: the latest issue of Secret Romance. In Velvet Was the Night, while student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite escapes into stories of passion and danger. When her next-door-neighbor Leonora disappears under suspicious circumstances, Maite finds herself searching for the missing woman—and journeying deeper into Leonora’s secret life of student radicals and dissidents.

“An artful narration by Chípe and an ingeniously plotted thriller by Moreno-Garcia make this prime listening.”–AudioFile Earphones Award Winner

Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize. Populated by unruly teenagers, crooked witches, homeless ghosts, and hungry women, Mariana Enriquez’s stories walk the uneasy line between urban realism and horror. Her new collection The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, written against the backdrop of contemporary Argentina, is as terrifying as it is socially conscious, and press into being the unspoken.

“Rebecca Soler’s superb narration makes this collection of horror stories irresistible.”–AudioFile

Teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens, her attitude, or her weight because she knows that, no matter what, her BFF Riley is right by her side. So when Riley and mean girls June Phelan-Park and Dayton Nesseth die under suspicious circumstances, Mila refuses to believe everyone’s explanation that her BFF was involved in a suicide pact. Instead, armed with a tube of lip gloss and an ancient grimoire, Mila does the unthinkable to uncover the truth: she brings the girls back to life; her very own Undead Girl Gang.

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