Are there any good scifi horror books out there?

Ashley R

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I would also suggest that Peter Watts' Blindsight and Echopraxia fall under the SF horror category, available in an omnibus edition called Firefall.
 

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finny
The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoeg Robert E Heinlein
 

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Huh. I didn't think of The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoeg when I made my list. I don't really think of it as s.f., but anyone who likes Heinlein's s.f. would certainly find it of interest. (Also, it pings interestingly off G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday.)


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Huh. I didn't think of The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoeg when I made my list. I don't really think of it as s.f., but anyone who likes Heinlein's s.f. would certainly find it of interest. (Also, it pings interestingly off G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday.)


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Ive read the Man Who was Thursday, A great book,:) but i still to this day don't understand the ending .:unsure:
 

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I've mentioned these 2 books and author before. The Troop and The Deep by Nick Cutter are very scary, IMO.
 

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The Border by Robert McCammon - this definitely comes under the description of sci-fi horror!!!

It's fabulous, I'm halfway through and looking forward to picking it up again tonight
 

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It's brilliant, I'm really enjoying it and definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys sci-fi/horror.

The Passage by Justin Cronin has been my favourite sci-fi/horror novel for years, and I think The Border is right up there with it (unless things go drastically wrong in the last 3rd which I'm yet to read!)
 

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If anyone is still interested, the best sci fi horror that I have recently read is the Infected series by Scott Sigler.
I am on a copy/paste deficient device, so here's the summary of book one (there are three and I highly recommend them all).
"The book follows several characters as they deal with an alien invasion on the microscopic level. The narration is primarily through the perspectives of Perry Dawsey, an ex-football player with an anger problem, and Margaret Montoya, an epidemiologist with the CDC who is investigating a strange disease that turns seemingly normal people into murderers."
It's very good, I'd love to know if anyone has read them.
 

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I love scifi horror on film. But who are the John Carpenters, James Camerons and Ridley Scotts of the literary world? The only scifi horror story I ever read was Sandkings by George Martin. I'm looking for some amazing scifi horror books.
I just suggested a space/werewolf story called Frontier of the Dark by A. Bertram Chandler in another forum.

I tried writing sci-fi horror once. Probably didn't do a good job of it. It's a great mixed genre, though. Very complementary.
 

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Sphere and Prey by Michael Crichton
Nightflyers by George R. R. Martin
Under the Dome, The Tommyknockers and Dreamcatcher by Stephen King
Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons
Infected by Scott Sigler
Blindsight by Peter Watts
 

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