Lovecraftian horror is a sub-genre of horror fiction which emphasizes the cosmic horror of the unknown (in some cases, unknowable). It is named after American author H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937). Lovecraft refined this style of storytelling into his own mythos that involved a set of supernatural, pre-human, and extraterrestrial elements. His work was inspired by and similar to previous authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Algernon Blackwood and Lord Dunsany. The hallmark of Lovecraft's work is cosmicism: the sense that ordinary life is a thin shell over a reality that is so alien and abstract in co ...more

A Study in Emerald
The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files, #9)
We Are All Completely Fine
Monster Hunter Siege (Monster Hunter International, #6)
The Rhesus Chart (Laundry Files, #5)
After the End of the World (Carter & Lovecraft, #2)
Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities (The Cthulhu Casebooks, #2)
Hellboy in Hell, Vol. 2: The Death Card
She Walks in Shadows
Deep Roots (The Innsmouth Legacy, #2)
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
Dreams from the Witch House: Female Voices of Lovecraftian Horror
Providence Act 1
Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows (The Cthulhu Casebooks, #1)
The Call of Cthulhu
At the Mountains of Madness
Lovecraft Country
The Ballad of Black Tom
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1)
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
That Which Should Not Be
Carter & Lovecraft (Carter & Lovecraft, #1)
Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy, #1)
The Rats in the Walls
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The Dark Tower by Peter DavidAnita Blake, Vampire Hunter by Laurell K. HamiltonThe Sandman by Neil GaimanThe Dark Tower by Robin FurthPersonal Demons by Tom   Brown
Paranormal Graphic Novels
26 books — 10 voters

The Gone World by Tom SweterlitschThe Nine Billion Names of God by Arthur C. ClarkeRevelation Space by Alastair ReynoldsThe Void by Brett J. TalleyRoadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky
Lovecraftian mood
10 books — 1 voter

Skull Flowers by Jazon Dion FletcherUzumaki by Junji ItoFragments of Horror by Junji ItoBlack Hole by Charles BurnsThe Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Surreal Horror
49 books — 22 voters
Cthulhu Armageddon by C.T. PhippsJohn Dies at the End by David  WongWelcome to Lovecraft by Joe HillLovecraft Country by Matt RuffThe Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
Lovecraftian Fiction
36 books — 9 voters

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I saw it from that hidden, silent place Where the old wood half shuts the meadow in. It shone through all the sunset's glories - thin At first, but with a slowly brightening face. Night came, and that lone beacon, amber-hued, Beat on my sight as never it did of old; The evening star - but grown a thousandfold More haunting in this hush and solitude. It traced strange pictures on the quivering air - Half-memories that had always filled my eyes - Vast towers and gardens; curious seas and skies Of ...more
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