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Adam Nevill Books In Order

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Banquet for the Damned (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apartment 16 (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ritual (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Days (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The House of Small Shadows (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
No One Gets Out Alive (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Girl (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Under a Watchful Eye (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Reddening (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cunning Folk (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vessel (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
All the Fiends of Hell (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Sex on the Move (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Before You Sleep (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Some Will Not Sleep (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Before You Wake (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hasty for the Dark (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wyrd and Other Derelictions (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Publication Order of Terror Tales Books

Terror Tales of Cornwall (By: Paul Finch) (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of the Lake District (By: Paul Finch) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of the Cotswolds (By: John Llewellyn Probert) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of East Anglia (By: Paul Finch) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of London (By: Paul Finch) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of the Seaside (By: Paul Finch) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of Wales (By: Paul Finch) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of Yorkshire (By: Paul Finch) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of the Scottish Highlands (By: Paul Finch) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of the Ocean (With: Paul Finch) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Tales of North West England (By: Paul Finch) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Best New Horror 17(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Nineteenth Annual Collection(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The End of the Line(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
House of Fear(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Currents(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The End of the Road(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Monstrous(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gods of HP Lovecraft(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marked to Die: A Tribute to Mark Samuels(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eight(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Nine(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Places, Evil Faces(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Masters of Horror(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Black Room Manuscripts Volume Three(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Adam Nevill is an extremely popular English writer who is mainly famous for his supernatural horror novels. Although he has written around 9 erotic novels under the name of “Lindsay Gordon”. However, he is more famous for his spine-tingling horror novels. Needless to mention, these novels present the readers a world of extremely creepy, eerie, and uncanny atmosphere along with a deeply engaging and unconventional story.

The author got a remarkable success within a very short span of time and many of his horror based novels have received multiple awards till date. In fact, around 6 of his incredibly excellent creation (horror-based novels) are currently in development for films and television series.

Early Background & Other Specific Details : Adam Nevill – The author was born in England (in the year 1969). He eventually grew up mostly in New Zealand and England. He became a devotee of “supernatural fiction” since his early childhood. In fact, it has been heard that the author has developed his profound interest in the world of “supernatural fiction” since his father used to tell him some uncanny and supernatural stories during his early childhood. Here to note, after reading/listening to the omnibus collection of ghost stories as written by M. R. James (an extremely popular English author), he got inspired about starting his career as a professional author. Since then, he has written some excellent collection of horror novels.

Presently, Adam Nevill is a full-time author. Prior to that, he has worked as an editor at virgin books.

Description of two early books as written by Adam Nevill – Although, the prestigious English author has written several excellent books based on a common theme (“creepiest horror”). However, two of his early creations are briefly described below.

1.The Ritual : This novel is one of the most brilliant creations by Adam Nevill. The book was published in the year 2012 and eventually got an overall impressive review from numerous of his fans, followers, and other book critics. In fact, this novel also won several awards too.

The novel basically features a mind-twisting journey into the world of terror which is deeply disturbing & absolutely riveting. In fact, it’s a tale of a man’s ultimate survival story presented with a truly horrific realm.

Here, in the middle of a deep and dark Swedish forest, four lads are waiting to reunite and renew their earlier friendship through a little outdoor adventure. Now, they are on a mission of exploring an incredibly adventurous journey and they want to enjoy it to the fullest. While they have just started their journey, however, they will face a series of various peculiar incidents pretty soon. For example, initially, they come across a pretty strange site where someone (probably a hunter) has hung a dead animal body in the branches of a big tree. Is it some sort of warning? However, the four friends ignore this incident and proceed further.

Now, after a major storm, when the four buddies are all soaked and completely drained, they run into an old locked cabin which offers them an immediate shelter from the storm. But, here’s a twist; this cabin is a bit weird where the walls are filled with animal skulls & crosses. Now, inside it, they will find the macabre remains of old rites & pagan sacrifices; unidentifiable bones and ancient artifacts. In fact, this is a place of dark ritual & the home to a bestial presence which is still present in this ancient forest, and now they are the prey. Soon, the friends will disappear one by one! And, the story continues with an extremely well-developed sense of trepidation and fear.

The author cleverly combines the intense analysis of friendships with his unique descriptive writing style. Obviously, the writer does an excellent job by building a highly stressful, extremely terrifying and an incredibly interesting plot which is just spectacular. Overall, the novel is creepy, scary, interesting, and shocking at times & it surely engages the readers until the end!

2.Last Days : This is another excellent and award-winning novel as written by Adam Nevill. Needless to mention, this novel also features the author’s specialized genre of “horror”. The book was published in 2013. Here, the story starts with a brave and adventurous documentary film-maker who undertakes an investigation of a well-known dangerous cult.

Now, Kyle Freeman (the documentary film-maker) will be asked to shoot one film on the notorious and extremely dangerous cult primarily known as the “Temple of the Last Days”. Here, to mention, this particular cult has a prolonged history. It became a worldwide phenomenon ( merely in 1975 ) when there was an absolute massacre including the death of an infamous leader, Sister Katherine. Now, the major character of the book, Kyle Freeman, is here to completely explore all these paranormal myths that are surrounding this organization and have eventually made it a testament to murderous rage, paranoia, and occult rituals. Kyle will take interviews of those who were actually involved in the case. This time, a series of extremely uncanny events will happen, for example, nocturnal visitations, the discovery of some ghastly artifacts, and the sudden demise of the interviewees etc. Will Kyle discover the real truth behind this incident?

Here, the author delivers a fast-paced narrative which keeps the chills and thrills coming. And, the story continues with various mind-blowing twists and creepy consequences!

Rewards & Recognition – Adam Nevill : The writer has won several awards due to his undeniably excellent writing style. His book, “The Ritual” was awarded as “Best Horror Novel” by British Fantasy Society (in 2012). Apart from that, his other books, namely “Last Days” and “No One Gets” also received awards for being the “Best Horror Novel” in 2013 and 2015 respectively.

Films & TV Shows : Reportedly, six of his horror-based novels will be soon debuted either in television or as a film including the famous books, The Rituals and Last Days.

Adam Nevill – Final Words : Clearly, Adam Nevill is a prominent and promising author who has resurrected a unique craft of spine-tingling horror in each of his books. His novels feature an excellent non-stop suspense while making the readers wondering about “what will probably happen next”. The plots are purely unpredictable and undeniably unique!

If you are looking for some fantastic horror novels that are genuinely chilling & disturbing, then you should definitely read his novels!

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