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Get in the mood for Halloween with some ghosts, vampires, monsters, and Strange Events. Warning: these stories may make your hair stand up.

 

Dracula's Guest

by Michael Sims

Before Twilight and True Blood, even before Buffy and Anne Rice and Bela Lugosi, vampires haunted the nineteenth century, when brilliant writers everywhere indulged their bloodthirsty imaginations, culminating...


There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales

by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

The literary event of Halloween: a book of otherworldly power from Russia’s preeminent contemporary fiction writer

Vanishings and aparitions, nightmares and twists of fate, mysterious ailments and supernatural...


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

by Ransom Riggs

New York Times #1 best seller

 

On the New York Times Best Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeks

 

Includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom Riggs

 ...


A Haunted House

by Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf's intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume, posthumously collected by her husband, Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday, seven that...

The Ghost Story Megapack: 25 Classic Tales by Masters

by Wilkie Collins, Mary Elizabeth Braddon & H. de Vere Stacpoole

Hours of great reading await, with ghostly tales from some of the 19th and 20th century's most renowned authors. Here is the lineup:

AT CHRIGHTON ABBEY, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

THE HAUNTED MILL, by Jerome...


The Call of Cthulhu

by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

"The Call of Cthulhu" is one of H. P. Lovecraft's best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926, it was first published in Weird Tales, February 1928. It is the only story written by Lovecraft in which...

The Mammoth Book of Vampires

by Stephen Jones

Modern masters of the macabre bring the dead to life in this specially re-vamped edition of the classic compilation every horror fan will want to sink their teeth into. From an award-winning editor who knows...


A Self-Made Monster

by Steven D Vivian

"The dead too have hopes.. ." And among the hopeful dead is Alex Resartus: obtuse professor, obscure novelist, schizophrenic...and vampire. As an obtuse professor, he bewilders and frustrates his bored students;...


The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

by Rudyard Kipling

Includes the following short stories: The phantom 'rickshaw - My own true ghost story - The strange ride of Morrowbie Jukes - The man who would be king - The finest story in the world.

In Ghostly Japan

by Lafcadio Hearn

In Ghostly Japan collects twelve stories from celebrated author Lafcadio Hearn. Some of these stories are ghostly and ghastly, while others are wonderfully benign. Whether he's telling a ghost story or explaining...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction,...

Ghost Stories: The best of the Daily Telegraph's ghost story competition

by Lorna Bradbury

In 2010 thousands of people submitted ghost stories to The Daily Telegraph's first ghost story competition. Standards were chillingly high and only the spookiest went through to the shortlist of six. Presented...


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories

by Peter Haining

Expanded and with great new stories, this is the biggest and best anthology of ghostly hauntings ever. Over 40 tales of visitation by the undead - from vengeful and violent spirits, set on causing harm to innocent...


A Ghost a Day

by Maureen Wood & Ron Kolek

Can't get enough spooks, spirits, and specters? Now you'll never have to go a day without their ghoulish fix. This ghastly collection features some of the scariest stories of murder, revenge, and suicide ever...


Ghosthunting Florida

by Dave Lapham & John Kachuba

Discover the scariest spots in the Sunshine State. Author Dave Lapham visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public so visitors can test their own ghosthunting skills. Join...


Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination

by Edogawa Rampo & James Harris

Collected in this chilling volume are some of the famous Japanese mystery writer Edowaga Rampo’s best stories—bizarre and blood-curdling expeditions into the fantastic, the perverse, and the strange, in...


The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes #3

by Arthur Conan Doyle

The rich landowner Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in the park of his manor surrounded by the grim moor of Dartmoor, in the county of Devon. His death seems to have been caused by a heart attack, but the...

Ghosthunting New York City

by L'Aura Hladik & John Kachuba

On this leg of the journey, readers will explore the scariest spots in the Big Apple. Author L'Aura Hladik visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public so visitors can test...


McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales

by Michael Chabon

A Vintage Contemporaries Original

Includes:

Jim Shepard's "Tedford and the Megalodon"

Glen David Gold's "The Tears of Squonk, and What Happened Thereafter"

Dan Chaon's "The Bees"

Kelly Link's "Catskin"

Elmore Leonard's...


Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio: The classic collection of eerie and fantastic Chinese stories of the supernatural

by Songling Pu & Herbert Giles

Long considered a masterpiece of the eerie and fantastic, Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio is a collection of supernatural tales compiled by Songling Pu in the eighteenth century. Full of stories of ghosts,...


Ghosthunting Kentucky

by Patti Starr & John Kachuba

The hills and hollows — and cities — of the Bluegrass State offer excellent opportunities for the ghost hunter. Guide Patti Starr leads readers on a tour of 30 legendary haunted spaces in Kentucky. She snoops...


A Thin Ghost and Others

by Montague Rhodes James

A collection of short stories by a master of the genre.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 18

by Stephen Jones

The year's darkest tales of terror Here is the latest edition of the world's premier annual showcase of horror and dark fantasy fiction. It features some of the very best short stories and novellas by today's...


Ghosthunting Texas

by April Slaughter

The Lone Star State is so vast it includes just about everything — including ghosts! This guide is divided into regions to make it easy to find the phantoms. North Texas offers such creepy destinations as the...


The Tell-Tale Heart

by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows an unnamed narrator who insists on his sanity after murdering an old man with a "vulture eye". The murder is carefully...

The Mammoth Book of True Hauntings

by Peter Haining

This giant collection includes a huge range of 20th-century first-hand accounts of hauntings, such as the American troops who repeatedly saw the ghosts of a dead platoon of men while on patrol in Vietnam; and...


The Haunted House

Ghost, Interrupted

by Sonia Singh

There's Scott Wilder: The founder of the firm, Scott has a head for business and a passion for the paranormal. His motto is: Ghosts don't kill people. Running away from ghosts, tripping and breaking your neck...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, generally known as Frankenstein, is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. The title of the novel refers to a scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who learns...

The Night Strangers

by Chris Bohjalian

From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story.

 

In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern...


Topper

by Thorne Smith

Elegant, fun-loving George and Marion Kerby are the toast of the town, until they wreck their flashy car and discover they've become, well, ghosts. Making the best of a bad situation, they decide that being...

The Horror Megapack: 25 Classic and Modern Horror Stories

by H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard & Darrell Schweitzer

Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned horror and dark fantasy authors, Here is the lineup:

DAGON, by H.P. Lovecraft

THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT, by Robert E. Howard...


A Stable for Nightmares

Curious, If True: Strange Tales

by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

A collection of five spooky Victorian stories.

The Mammoth Book of Monsters

by Stephen Jones

Monsterrific stories by top names in horror writing Vampires, Werewolves, Zombies, Ghouls . . . these and many other Creatures of the Night are featured in this bumper collection of stories by such authors...


Haunted Bristol

by Sue Le'Queux

From paranormal manifestations at the Bristol Old Vic to the ghostly activity of a grey monk who is said to haunt Bristol's twelfth-century cathedral, this spine-tingling collection of supernatural tales is...


The Canterville Ghost

by Oscar Wilde

The Canterville Ghost is a popular 1887 novella by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage. “The Canterville Ghost” is a parody featuring a dramatic spirit named Sir Simon and the United States...

The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories

Ancient Haunts: The Stoneground Ghost Tales / Tedious Brief Tales by Granta and Gramarye

by E. G. Swain & Arthur Gray

I doubt there's a technical word for a collection of ghost stories, but in this case it is a delight. In the tradition of M. R. James (or at least the influence), these two collections are worth a close look...


Haunted Cotswolds

by Diz White

Gathers together spine-chilling tales of ghosts, ghouls and the undead from every corner of the Cotswolds revealing, in detail, this region's unexplained events and the creepy elements that lurk just beneath...


The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

Carnacki, The Ghost Finder

by William Hope Hodgson

Detective stories in which the great Thomas Carnacki investigates the supernatural using scientific tools, such as photography, and tools that are augmented by theories of the supernatural, such as the electric...

Ghost Trails of Northumberland and Durham

by Clive Kristen

This collection of regional ghost stories is brought to you as an ebook specially formatted for today's e-readers. In this first book of the 'Ghost Trails' series, popular TV ghosthunter Clive Kristen takes...


The Mammoth Book of Terror

by Stephen Jones

Over 20 terrifying stories and short novels by the masters of gore, including Graham Masterton, Ramsay Campbell, R. Chetwyn-Hayes and Neil Gaiman. This sequel to the classic Mammoth horror anthology features...


True Ghostly Tales

by Vivian Campbell

Five true short stories about ghosts and paranormal activity as experienced by paranormal investigator Vivian Campbell.

As these chilling and entertaining true tales attest, denizens of the spirit world flock...


Ghost Worlds

by Melba Goodwyn

From communicating with spirits to witnessing orbs burst from an inter-dimensional portal, Melba Goodwyn has seen it all as a psychic spirit investigator. In this fascinating examination of paranormal phenomena,...


Ghosts, Apparitions and Poltergeists

by Brian Righi

Skeletal remains rotting behind cellar walls, temple priests removing brains with iron hooks, phantom locomotives roaring across midnight plains—Brian Righi isn't making this stuff up. The ghost stories he...


The Ghosts on 87th Lane

by M.L. Woelm

Once upon a time, my house was haunted. It still is. I began recording my experiences, hoping to one day share them. I kept waiting for the incidents to stop, so I'd have a logical conclusion to my book. So...


The Haunted Hotel

by Wilkie Collins

Best known for his popular forays into detective fiction, Wilkie Collins' "The Haunted Hotel" blends elements of the classic whodunit with creepy overtones of Gothic horror. The tale delves into the mysterious...


Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by Montague Rhodes James

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both...

A Haunted October

by Editors of Adams Media

Thirty-one days, thirty-one chilling stories to scare you all the way to Halloween. On each day leading up to All Hallows' Eve, you'll be introduced to a frightening poltergeist. A Haunted October provides a...


101 Ways to Find a Ghost

by Melissa Martin Ellis

"A proven investigator in her own right, Melissa offers the novice those needed insights and suggestions only hands-on experience can give you." --Andrew Laird, Founder, The Rhode Island Paranormal Research...


The Everything Ghost Hunting Book

by Melissa Martin Ellis

Shadowpeople . . . cold spots . . . orbs . . . Ghosthunter Melissa Martin Ellis takes readers on an exciting high-tech journey into the supernatural world of haunted sites, restless souls, and messages from...


The Ghost Hunter's Guidebook

by Editors of Adams Media

Looking for a good scare? You found it. The Ghost Hunter's Handbook takes you on a chilling journey throughout the United States in search of the most terrifingly true tales. From a red-headed hitchhiker haunting...


The Unwelcome Child

by Terese Pampellonne

Bundle Of Evil. . .

The old Victorian home stands at the top of a hill overlooking Martha's Vineyard, nestled in a forest of green pines and a rainbow of wildflowers, just a stone's throw away from the beach....


The Telltale Lilac Bush and Other West Virginia Ghost Tales

by Ruth Musick

" West Virginia boasts an unusually rich heritage of ghost tales. Originally West Virginians told these hundred stories not for idle amusement but to report supernatural experiences that defied ordinary human...


Ghosts across Kentucky

by William Montell

"Lynwood Montell has collected ghost tales all over the state of Kentucky, from coal mining settlements to river landings, from highways to battlefields. He presents these suspense-filled stories just as he...


Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky

by William Montell

" An all-new collection of amazing ghost stories from the author of the bestselling Ghosts across Kentucky . Kentucky has a rich legacy of ghostly visitations. Lynwood Montell has harvested dozens of tales of...


The Devil in Silver: A Novel

by Victor Lavalle

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly

New Hyde Hospital’s psychiatric ward has a new resident. It also has a very, very old...


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