Aired: October 17, 2012 – January 23, 2013
American Horror Story: Asylum is set mostly in 1964, Kit Walker (Evan Peters) is accused of killing his wife (Britne Oldford) and locked up in Briarcliff Manor, an asylum that houses the criminally insane. Court-appointed psychiatrist, Dr. Oliver Threadson (Zachary Quinto) is assigned to assess Walker’s ability to stand trial. Reporter Lana Winters (Sarah Paulson) requests access to the asylum as she sees exposing the mistreatment of the patients as the making of her career. Sister Jude (Jessica Lange) denies her access so Lana sneaks in and is injured. Jude initially uses the injury and then Lana’s homosexuality to keep her locked away. Dr. Arthur Arden (James Cromwell) is using the patients to make the ultimate human beings. Dark forces are at work. In modern-day in the ruins of Briarcliff will history repeat itself?
Asylum is the second show in the American Horror Story series.
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Release Date: October 3, 2017
In Cult of Chucky, Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif) has been sent to a medium security asylum for the criminally insane after extensive therapy to accept the idea that she killed her family and not a Good Guy doll named Chucky, as she’d claimed. When people at the asylum start dying, is she to blame or is Chucky back? Continue reading Cult of Chucky (2017)
Publication Date: July 12, 2011 | Audio Release Date: September 29, 2015
After years of physical abuse, Babylon escapes her father’s home and sets out to find the people she’s heard on the radio. In Relative Sanity by Martin Reaves, Purdy Fallon is a child trapped in a man’s body waiting for his mama to come home when Babylon knocks at his door. Detective Nick Grimmer is investigating a case but his heart is at home with his wife from whom he’s becoming increasingly distant.
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DVD Release Date: May 15, 2007
Six teens are on their way to a football game when they find themselves in a town occupied only by two brothers with sinister intent.
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Rabid Reader’s Reviews presents a selection Spooky Reads for Halloween 2014
Beholder by Ivan Amberlake
Genre: paranormal, new adult, serial fiction, mystery
Seemingly disconnected deaths and abductions around the world are connected with a symbol branded on them or in their living environment. Jason, an average New Yorker, has been having strange dreams of a beautiful woman warning him of a power lurking within him that is the only thing to stop coming evil. Will Jason embrace his power in time to stop the ultimate destruction? Read more about Beholder.
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Publication Date: December 1, 2013
Who would you be if you could be anyone? In Compass North by Stephanie Joyce Cole, Meredith needs a change after the breakup of her marriage and moves from Florida to Alaska. A strange accident leaves her presumed dead and with a new identity. Starting over seems a dream come true but someone who will stop at nothing is still looking for her. Can Meredith find the peace she’s looking for?
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