GHOST STORIES BOOK
Ghost stories deal with subjects and situations focusing on hauntings, spirits, and interactions with the dead. Haunting is used as a plot device in horror fiction and paranormal-based fiction. For example, the Arabian Nights tale of "Ali the Cairene and the Haunted House in. Books shelved as ghost-stories: The Woman in Black by Susan Hill, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, Th. books based on votes: The Shining by Stephen King, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, A Christmas Carol by Charles.
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Or, even better, a selection of ghost books. The very best ghost stories are those that send a shiver down your spine, where you feel like you have to glance. Who doesn't like a chilling tale about the afterlife? These ghost story books are perfect for those who love a little paranormal in their library. The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton, By Edith Wharton £, From haunted houses to historical spook-fests, these books are just the things to.
Anno Dracula. John Dies at the End. David Wong. A People's History of the Vampire Uprising. Raymond A.
Interview With The Vampire. Anne Rice. The Institute. This item has been added to your basket View basket Checkout. Doorway to Dilemma. Mike Ashley. Michelle Paver. Last Ones Left Alive. Sarah Davis-Goff. Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds. Gwenda Bond. The Face in the Glass. Mary Elizabeth Braddon. In the Night Wood. Dale Bailey. James Lovegrove. Dacre Stoker. Help The Witch. Cox Tom. Eight Ghosts. Sarah Perry. Black Wings of Cthulhu Volume Six. Strange Ink.
Gary Kemble. Haunted Houses.
Charlotte Riddell. Ghoulish Gifts Classic horror in beautiful editions.
The Gothic Tales of H. The Ghost Stories of M. Roger Luckhurst. Edgar Allan Poe. Collected Ghost Stories. Arthur Machen. Gothic Tales.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Omnibus Edition.
Bram Stoker. Penny Dreadfuls. The Illustrated Dracula.
Mary Shelley. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Complete Ghost Stories. Ghost Stories. Charles Dickens. The Rats. James Herbert. The Woman In Black. Susan Hill. Let the Right One In. John Ajvide Lindqvist. We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
Shirley Jackson. The Haunting of Hill House. Ghost Story. Peter Straub.
10 Best Ghost Story Books
Something Wicked This Way Comes. Ray Bradbury. The Tooth Fairy. Graham Joyce.
Geek Love. Katherine Dunn. Darker Than You Think. Jack Williamson. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. James has already written several great ghost story books, but few are quite as haunting as her most recent release, The Broken Girls. Its gloomy atmosphere and slow-burning horror plot makes it a book that sucks you in, grips you, and throws you around. The book begins by introducing readers to the s school for troubled girls known as Idlewild Hall.
Four girls sent to Idlewild start to bond, despite rumors of the school being haunted—until one of them suddenly goes missing. Her older sister's body was found outside Idlewild 20 years ago, and though the sister's then-boyfriend was charged for murder, something just didn't seem right.
When Idlewild Hall gets restored, Fiona volunteers to cover the story.
Illustrated ghost stories
Unfortunately, it seems like the haunting rumors are true It's a franchise that focuses on a psychic agency that's run by a gang of teenagers, in a world where only youth can see spirits.
It's easy to see why they're an international sensation. There are fantastic elements of ghosts and ghouls, a lot of humor, and of course, a little terror thrown in the mix.
The franchise has got a little something for everyone. Can they actually survive it, though? Nightmares and Dreamscapes by Stephen King It wouldn't be a good list of ghost story books without having at least one or two entries from one of the best horror writers of all time , right?
What you might not realize is that King also had a nice collection of ghost stories he wrote. If you've read all his full sized novels, you might enjoy Nightmares and Dreamscapes. This is one an anthology of bite-sized thrills and chills from one of the most talented horror writers to ever live.
He's the plucky author behind such hit children's books as James and the Giant Peach. A longtime favorite of readers, Dahl himself had a huge appreciation for a good horror story.
Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories isn't actually written by him. Rather, he spent months reading over different ghost-centric tales from other writers in the British Museum. He then chose his favorite 14, and placed them in the anthology. This is one of those books that offers a great glimpse into the mind of a great author, and also gives you tons of frightful feelings. You'll love it. Oh, and if you're wondering? It is a book for adults. Kids will be too freaked out by the stories to enjoy it.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz Some ghost story books never get old, no matter how much you yourself have aged. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a trio of three children's books that are chock-full of creepy stories that are bite-sized and interactive enough to tell around a campfire.
What really made this anthology great are the illustrations—all of which are seriously creepy, even for adults. If you haven't experienced this trio of books as part of your childhood, even your adult self will likely find them to be fun. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Shirley Jackson may have been a writer over a century ago, but man, she knows how to make seriously timeless ghost story books.
The Haunting of Hill House is considered to be one of her greatest works. In this classic tale, four people are told to spend a night in the Hill House.Melanie is one of the "hungries," humans infected by the cordyceps fungus which exists in our world for real, though it mostly attacks insects , and a lot of the horror in M.
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Nevertheless, Peter Straub is an ambitious writer who's much more "literary" than most horror authors - his prose and style easily rivals the so-called "serious" writers - and I most certainly will read his other novels. Hamlet by William Shakespeare 4. It's a must-have for anyone who enjoys some seriously good, classic horror. What had changed?