Carsten Stroud is the author of many fiction and nonfiction books, including the best-selling true-crime account Close Pursuit. Among his novels are Sniper's Moon, Lizardskin, Black Water Transit, Cuba Strait, Cobraville, Niceville, and The Homecoming. He lives in Toronto.

Evil Dead

Carsten Stroud returns to the sinister small town of his creation in the new novel, The Homecoming, the second installment in the Niceville trilogy. Here he picks his five favorite horror novels, from Ambrose Bierce to Stephen King.