New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
     New Books     Coming Soon     
book cover of Island of the Dolls

Island of the Dolls

(The fourth book in the World's Scariest Places series)
A novel by

THE CREEPIEST ISLAND ON EARTH - Deep within an ancient Aztec canal system on the outskirts of Mexico City lies Isla de las Munecas...a reportedly haunted island infested with thousands of decrepit dolls.
While there to film a television documentary, several friends discover a brutal murder. Soon fear and paranoia turn them against one another - even as the unknown killer stalks them throughout the longest night of their lives.


"Thriller fans and readers of Stephen King, Joe Lansdale, and other masters of the art will find much to love in this highly recommended, action-packe dread." - Midwest Book Review on Island of the Dolls"

An understated horror story that will remind readers what chattering teeth sound like." -Kirkus on Suicide Forest"

[A] short, sharp shocker...Bates writes persuasively from Brian'sadolescent point of view, making the horror of his youth fulreminiscences that much more intense." - Publishers Weekly on Black
"Jeremy Bates has written a great book that would make a great Hollywood screenplay!" - Suspense Magazine on The Taste of Fear

"Bates takes an intriguing premise to shocking lengths, revealing the out come only in an epilogue. A graphically violent story with building suspense and a moral about where weaving such a web may lead." - Booklist on White Lies

"The Catacombs is a thrilling descent into the unknown, peeling back the dark layers like a rotting onion, tears running down your face as you try to climb your way out. A hypnotic story of buried truths, disfigured creatures, and lost histories told with an authoritative voice full of heart and insight." - Richard Thomas, Bram Stoker nominated author on The Catacombs

"Jeremy Bates doesn't miss a trick, teasing and misleading, ratcheting up the tension as the heroine...loses traction on a slippery slope of deceptions." - Glenn Kleier, New York Times bestselling author on White Lies

"A horror story like none other...makes for a read that will delight horror fans who want their novels steeped in psychological suspense aswell as action." - Midwest Book Review on The Catacombs
"A success!" - Hellnotes on Suicide Forest

PRAISE FOR THE BOOKS IN THE WORLD'S SCARIEST PLACES SERIES (SUICIDE FOREST, THE CATACOMBS, HELLTOWN, ISLAND OF THE DOLLS): "Definitely gave me chills reading this late at night which hasn't happened since I was a 13 year old teenager reading Stephen King's, It, for the first time." - vero the hero

"Move over King and Koontz there's a new talent in town." - judy pfanner

"I had to stop reading at certain points because he was freaking me out. That only happens to me with one other writer--Stephen King." - Lyn Lutrzykowski

"I think of early Clive Barker, without the guts." - H. Kelly

"Suicide Forest is up the with Joe Hills Heart Shaped Box." - Lola Cain

"Scariest book I've ever read" - Jamie Dobbs

"If you like Greg Olsen or Jeffrey Deaver, Jeremy Bates is a great new talent." - Lnh

"I found it rivaling some of Stephen King's and Dean Koontz's early works---high praise indeed." - Diana D

"If you enjoy Richard Layman, you'll love reading Jeremy Bates" - Anna W.

"This author is in the same league as King, Simmons, and Craven" - linda22724
"Perfect for Laymon Fans!" - OutlawPoet Top 1000 Reviewer Vine Voice

Genre: Horror    

Similar books by other authors

Used availability for Jeremy Bates's Island of the Dolls

Hardback Editions

March 2016 : Hardback

Title: Island of the Dolls (World's Scariest Places)
Author(s): Jeremy Bates
ISBN: 1-988091-08-X / 978-1-988091-08-2
Publisher: Ghillinnein Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2016 : Paperback

Title: Island of the Dolls (World's Scariest Places) (Volume 4)
Author(s): Jeremy Bates
ISBN: 1-988091-07-1 / 978-1-988091-07-5
Publisher: Ghillinnein Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Island of the Dolls: A gripping horror thriller (World's Scariest Places Book 4)
Author(s): Jeremy Bates
Publisher: Ghillinnein Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA