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Ghost Stories!

October 14, 2020

Books featuring ghosts can be enjoyed at any time of the year. However, for those who love this kind of Books, there's nothing quite like reading a good bone-chilling and supernatural story over the spooky season. 

So, we have compiled our Best Books on Ghosts for you to enjoy this Halloween! 

Warning: If I were you, I'd leave all the lights on!

 
1 Ghosts

Ghosts

Henrik Ibsen | Drama Classics

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A powerful psychological drama by Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen, that exposes the hypocrisy of social conventions through the events in the life of Mrs. Helen Alving--a Captain's widow who is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease that he has passed on to their son. Download it now!

2 Ghost of Dalmos

Ghost of Dalmos

Omoruyi Uwuigiaren | Fiction

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Dalmos was sucked into a world inside of a tree where he tasted misfortune. It is a tragedy to remain in a world you cannot control and all the more tragic if you do not have control over your own life. People who have surrendered leadership of their lives to others are always at the mercy of those they serve. As Dalmos quests to regain his freedom, he found a powerful man whom he thought would rescue him. But it would have been better if they had never met.

3 The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

Rudyard Kipling | Fiction Classics

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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.

4 The Ghost in the Darkness (The Ghost Files#4)

The Ghost in the Darkness (The Ghost Files#4)

Holly Vane | Horror-Gothic

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The Finale to the best selling series: The Ghost Files is finally here! Sam and Star West have given everything to help the lost souls of this world, now Sam has vanished, dragged down to the depths of hell by the darkness, and Star is slowly losing her mind. In her haste to get her brother back Star makes a choice that will change, not only the siblings lives, but the world too. To save Sam Star must doom the world to a second darkness. Aided by a mysterious seer that shares the name of a Greek God can Sam stop Star before she goes too far, or will the darkness be the end of them?Find out in the finale!

5 True Ghost Stories

True Ghost Stories

Webmaster of www.trueghoststories.co.uk | General Non Fiction

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Download this FREE e-book that contains a collection of true ghost stories from around the world. Download it today!

6 Famous Modern Ghost Stories

Famous Modern Ghost Stories

Emily Dorothy Scarborough, Editor | Short Stories Classics

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Famous Modern Ghost Stories by E. D. Scarborough, Editor.

7 The Best Ghost Stories

The Best Ghost Stories

Various | Short Stories Classics

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The Best Ghost Stories by Various authors.

8 Life as a Ghost

Life as a Ghost

Frank Siegrist | Fiction

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A young man who does not believe in anything, dies in a freak accident and returns as a certain type of ghost. From that point on, he lives through the lives of other people, learns a lot about them, and ultimately learns a lot about himself; which leads him to tentatively formulate an idea of the “purpose” of life. Download this FREE e-Book today!

9 Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Grosvenor Lane Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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As the Professor's assistant, it was my duty to perform whatever tasks he laid out for me. It was a simple enough arrangement, until he took me on my first investigation at a run-down house in South Entrance. The house at Grosvenor Lane showed me a brief glimpse of the world beyond, a world that exists with or without my blessing. But my investigations also revealed that the application of science to an ethereal plane is anything but straightforward.

10 Three Ghost Stories

Three Ghost Stories

Charles Dickens | Fiction Classics

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When he heard a voice thus calling to him, he was standing at the door of his box, with a flag in his hand, furled around its short pole. One would have thought, considering the nature of the ground, that he could not have doubted from what quarter the voice came; but instead of looking up to where I stood on the top of the steep cutting nearly over his head, he turned himself about, and looked down the line. Download this FREE e-Book today!

11 The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

Charles Dickens | Horror Classics

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After a spirit offers to rid Redlaw of his guilt over his past transgressions, he loses all memory of the painful events but continues to feel an unexplainable anger.

12 Jolimont Street Ghost

Jolimont Street Ghost

Jeremy Tyrrell | Horror-Gothic

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From the events this past autumn, I am compelled to relate my perilous trial. The supposition that darkness is merely the absence of light is both popular and false, as those who practice the occult can affirm. In the dark cellar of number thirteen Jolimont Street, a house the Professor had assumed benign, I unwittingly brought forth an ancient evil that first threatened our reputations, then our souls. This is the fourth book in the Paranormology Series.

13 The Ghost Files Box Set

The Ghost Files Box Set

Holly Vane | Horror-Gothic

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Meet Sam & Star West, they are not your average siblings. After surviving a near fatal car accident that claimed the lives of their parents, the two woke in separate hospital beds with the gift (and curse) of communicating with the dead. Devoting their lives in helping trapped spirits move on, they gear of a highway with a tragic past. Will the pair solve the haunting of the highway? Or will the road claim another victim? The second outing see the delicious duo tackle a manor full of secrets and in the Deathly Depths they encounter a ghost with a bloody and violent past. A fiendishly epic mini-series from the acclaimed author of the Eternal War Series.

14 The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

Oscar Wilde | Short Stories Classics

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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 minister (ambassador) to the Court of St. James's, Hiram B. Otis. Mr. Otis travels to England with his family and moves into a haunted country house. Lord Canterville, the previous owner of the house, warns Mr. Otis that the ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville has haunted it ever since he killed his wife, Eleonore, three centuries before. But Mr. Otis dismisses the ghost story as bunk and disregards Lord Canterville’s warnings. When the Otises learn that the house is indeed haunted, they succeed in victimizing the ghost and in disregarding age-old British traditions. What emerges is...

15 The Dark Key

The Dark Key

Graeme Winton | Horror-Gothic

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A librarian witnesses a supernatural event close by his hometown. The result of which sends him looking for answers to the vision. The answers, however, come looking for him in the form of ghosts of renegade monks who strayed from their faith, and the thugs of a demon-worshipping order. He finds out through Jonas, a spectre of one of his ancient ancestors, he has to find a key used to close a portal to the Dark Realm. He must destroy it before the dark forces find the key and use it to open the gates. Matthew also finds out, and the story unfolds, about a feud between good and evil which has rumbled through the centuries. The feud takes in some turbulent times in history before at last coming to an explosive end in the grounds of a historic abbey and the neighbouring cliffs.

16 The House on Strathderry Hill

The House on Strathderry Hill

Robert Alex Gibb | Flash Fiction

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A haunting tale of a man who buys a house only to find that it is haunted by a ghostly woman.

17 The Haunting of Reindeer Manor

The Haunting of Reindeer Manor

Kevin Guest | Horror-Gothic

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See the video trailer on YouTube! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bznv-3hNQUc PART 1 OF: THE HAUNTED HOUSES OF ANDERSON The Haunting of Reindeer Manor: Dr. Jonathan Anderson, chair of the psychology department of Dallas's most prestigious university, received a rejection letter for his life's work. The next day, October 31, 2008, he got a second chance, an article confirming the existence of ghosts at the infamous Reindeer Manor. The current owner, who only goes by Andy, has been running the property as a Halloween attraction for years. However, it's not the attraction that is of interest to Anderson, but rather its true history. Upon visiting the manor, he strikes a deal with the owner to rent the entire property for five days, under the condition that all Halloween props are removed. Unfortunately Dr. Anderson got his way...

18 A House of Haunted People

A House of Haunted People

Alan Combes | Horror-Gothic

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The title story, itself a novella about a strange house in my village, leads into a collection of modern ghost stories in unusual, often cosmopolitan settings. 'Mia' is about putting down a much-loved dog. 'Going to the match' is about a supernatural presence amid the crowd. 'The make of sticks' concerns a mysterious character who is mistaken for a good Samaritan. 'Overcoat' tells of a haunted garment. 'Dr Singh' is the worst kind of doctor; one who ignores his patients' pain. 'Ginny Spring' tells of a mysterious local pond...

19 Ticking Nightmares

Ticking Nightmares

Frank Atanacio | Poetry

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A collection of short haunting poetry that tells stories of war, murder, and ghosts. Probable explanation of why death was dumped into dreams and contributed to the creation nightmares. A Brief Sample: He was a stranger, but she took the ride, she was lured into one of the homes on the North side, molested and murdered, only her ghost lost its pride......

20 Dream Rider

Dream Rider

Wilf Voss | Mystery

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What starts as bad dreams leads to changed personalities, bullying and finally death in this supernatural novella - Caroline Gibbs a young riding instructor, loved by all of her friends changes after a series of nightmares which seep from her dreams into reality. It is a race against time to get back her life and save those around her. What she thinks is a bad nights sleep and a series of nightmares leaves her personality changed, colleagues suspect that an accident has caused some hidden brain injury but the truth is more terrifying as a ghost from the past takes over her mind and body until she is left struggling to survive.

21 Sentinel Event: a paranormal thriller

Sentinel Event: a paranormal thriller

Samantha Shelby | Sci-fi Fantasy

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The dead are not indifferent to the living. They have arrived among us in a peaceful invasion to haunt people, not places. Their purpose is to help and not harm us… but one man is their enemy, for reasons he can’t explain. For years, Aidriel has been helpless to protect himself from ghostly violence. Now a chance encounter in a hospital has set into motion a series of attacks the likes of which he has never before seen. DeTarlo, a manipulative shrink, tries to hide him, but no matter where he goes, Aidriel can’t escape the spirits. An aggressive ghost expert, Chester, attempts to placate the dead, but nothing he does has any effect. The only way to avoid danger is to keep moving.The greatest race of Aidriel’s life has begun, and even with the help of a well-meaning medical worker.

22 Matt Legend:  Veil of Lies

Matt Legend: Veil of Lies

Denis Mills | Youth

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All Matt Legend wanted to do that dangerous summer was win the affections of a certain mysterious small town girl and get back to L.A. But when they discover a 26-foot human skeleton that is horrible to behold inside an ancient burial mound, he is warned if he tells anyone terrible things will happen and terrible things do. They don’t believe in ghosts but all that is about to change. They encounter a deadly cover-up that extends far beyond the archaeological world and into the supernatural one. They have stumbled upon a stasis giant, an entity Abraham Lincoln warned mankind about and what the Dead Sea Scrolls reveal as one of the millions of offspring of the Fallen Ones, who become evil spirits upon the death of their physical bodies.

23 Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 2

Tales of Horror and the Supernatural 2

Graeme Winton | Horror-Gothic

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More stories from the Dark Side by Graeme Winton where an inter-dimensional ghost hunter rubs shoulders with a demon soul. A crazed murderer preys on people who come to his door and another picks on the clergy among many others. Don't read last thing at night!

24 O'Heavenly Murder

O'Heavenly Murder

Jennifer Northen | Mystery

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A Dark Spirit comes to Saint Cloud, Oklahoma in 1956, bringing death to the sleepy little township. Detective Thomas Miller and rookie Officer Sherry Hendrix seek to solve the series of murders, with help from their fellow officers. Their investigations reveal Psychics, Seances, Ghosts and all manner of Occult and Paranormal manifestations; not to mention the murderous intentions of the locals themselves. The lively townsfolk provide their own brand of small town shenanigans and hilarity as the death toll mounts.

25 Keeper from the Koffins

Keeper from the Koffins

Maremerchant | Horror-Gothic

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A Team of Marines Ordered to search a long lost time forgotten village deep in Mexico. They will come face to face with a monster that resembled a gargoyle. A large zombie army that will eat the rodents and animals that they catch. This team of soldiers will encounter more than they bargained for. But before it ends. This small army of marines will find ghosts demons zombies and that creature that lives on revenge.

26 Regina

Regina

Mary Ann Moody | Youth

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“I didn’t discover the plot to murder me until it was too late. I never saw it coming.” –Regina Roth. Since she was a child, fifteen year old Regina Roth has been the victim of disturbing reoccurring nightmares of a house, and a murder. In the summer of her sixteenth birthday Regina leaves her posh life in New York for her mother’s hometown in Texas to bury her mysterious grandmother. Regina discovers the small town of Lee is literally the scene of her nightmares. Haunted by a vengeful ghost and the lies told by her parents, Regina has no choice but to accept her new life in Lee. After a shocking incident leaves her shaken with fright, Regina is forced to discover the secret behind her dreams and discovers the horrifying truth.

27 Halloween Magic & Mayhem

Halloween Magic & Mayhem

Stella Wilkinson | Short Stories

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How on earth did I end up here? I was supposed to be at a party kissing the boy of my dreams. Instead I’m dancing naked at the town common on Halloween, with a Coven of strange women who might be witches, a bunch of zombies that I have to return to their graves, a talking crow, and my pet ghost thrown in for good measure. Just yesterday I was an ordinary teenager… On her sixteenth birthday Emily Rand discovers that she is a witch. Unable to control her spells she unwittingly raises zombies, and corporealizes the ghost haunting her house. She finds herself in a race against time to put everything right if she has any hope of getting to a certain Halloween party and seeing a certain boy again. Halloween Magic and Mayhem is a young-adult paranormal comedy romance.

28 Reflections In Broken Eyes

Reflections In Broken Eyes

Victor Malone | Horror-Gothic

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“The man couldn't remember his name. He lived in a garden of hidden leaves with a large black dog who talked. He had but one friend in the world, but he wasn't a true ally, but in fact a spectral interloper who sought to steal his secrets. ”And so begins a journey through the hall of mirrors which is the past - a trip through 107 ultra short stories - hunting for clues like slivers of glass in the snow: a forgotten memory, the ghost of a note, a darkened deed from the halcyon days of frontier injustice, a beguiling game of tiles, a manuscript that no one will ever read, a demon in the kitchen, a witch behind a window, a serial killer in a shack, a ghost in a well… And all these things will come back to haunt you, like reflections in broken eyes...

29 Chatterton Place: The Inheritance

Chatterton Place: The Inheritance

Patricia C Garlitz | Mystery

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After purchasing a set of china that matched her Grandmothers, Emma Chase finds her world turned up-side down by an inheritance no one knew about. The Chatterton Estate was all she had ever hoped for. BUT AT WHAT COST? Even when the living go to bed, she’s left to struggle with ghost’s and visions and perhaps, she even slips in to the past ------------ Note from the author: I would like to apologize to the almost 700 people that downloaded my unedited version of Chatterton Place the Inheritance. Try the book again this time with editing in place. It should be online tomorrow 7-14-2014. Thank You.