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Most popular Horror & ghost stories books

The most popular Horror & ghost stories books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Frankenstein
Frankenstein is a deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation, which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818.
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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror
A story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with the 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer; and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil.
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Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales Edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent
An anthology of turbulent tales edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent. This exciting new collection, perfect for airport and aeroplane reading, includes an original introduction and story notes for each story by Stephen King, and brand new stories from Stephen King and Joe Hill.
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Dracula
Bram Stoker's chilling masterpiece, Dracula, is a truly iconic and unsettling tale of vampirism.
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Woman In Black
'Heartstoppingly chilling' Daily ExpressAs The Woman in Black celebrates thirty years on stage, discover the truly terrifying classic English ghost story behind the play this Halloween.
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Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft
The perfect gift for the Lovecraft fan, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft is an elegant edition boasting the entire Lovecraft fiction catalog.
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Secret of Cold Hill
A spine-tingling ghost story by the number one bestselling author Peter James.
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Walking Dead Compendium Volume 4
Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan-favorite, New York Times-bestselling series returns with its fourth massive paperback collection.\Collects #145-192.
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Bone China: The deliciously spooky Autumn read of 2019
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Carrie
Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates, is a Classic. CARRIE is the novel which set him on the road to the Number One bestselling author King is today.
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Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)
Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the short story, having perfected the tale of psychological horror, and having revolutionised modern poetics. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar is part of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. This omnibus edition collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume.
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Walking Dead Volume 32
The Commonwealth and Alexandria have joined forces but at what cost to Rick?
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Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles 13)
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Dracula
When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England: a ship runs aground on the shores of Whitby, its crew vanished; and the lunatic Renfield raves about the imminent arrival of his 'master'.
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Walking Dead Book 16
"A continuing story of survival horror."--Cover.
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Doctor Sleep: Film Tie-In
From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying stand-alone sequel to The Shining - an instant international No. 1 bestseller.
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Homecoming
Four people agree to spend a month in an isolated cabin in the woods in order to inherit their father's secret fortune. But it won't be long before they discover how deadly secrets can be.
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Misery
King's Classic bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his Number One Fan
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Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft
The best of H.P. Lovecraft's stories in one handsome leatherbound volume, a companion to THE COMPLETE CHRONICLES OF CONAN.
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Walking Dead Volume 31
Rick leads the Commonwealth's Governor, Pamela Milton, on a tour of the various communities Alexandria is aligned with. Naturally... terrible things begin to happen very quickly.
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Evil Roots: Killer Tales of the Botanical Gothic
Strangling vines and meat-hungry flora fill this unruly garden of strange stories, selected for their significance as the seeds of the villainous (or perhaps just misunderstood) `killer plant' in fiction, film and video games.
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Promethean Horrors: Classic Tales of Mad Science
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Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink
The excruciating beauty, exoticism and mystery of tattoos is laid bare in this new collection of 12 stories ranging from the 1880s to 1940s.
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Roarings from Further Out: Four Weird Novellas by Algernon Blackwood
From one of the greatest and most prolific authors of twentieth century weird fiction come four of the very best strange stories ever written: The Willows, The Wendigo, The Man Whom the Trees Loved and Ancient Sorceries.
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Lovecraft Country
Matt Ruff, the critically acclaimed cult novelist, makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy.
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Wayward Girls
When strange, unexplained occurrences in the house begin to disturb their every waking moment, the family gain even more notoriety. Then a group of strangers arrives, fascinated by the mysterious goings on, and becomes increasingly entwined with this eccentric family.
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Shining
One of the true classics of horror fiction, THE SHINING is regarded as one of Stephen King's masterpieces.
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Girl at the Window: A beautiful story of love, hope and family secrets to read this summer
A hauntingly beautiful story of love and hope, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Memory Book and The Summer of Impossible Things________________________________What your favourite authors are saying'A beautiful story...written with such wisdom and kindness' Joanna Cannon'Spellbinding.
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Help the Witch
Sunday Times bestselling author Tom Cox 'brilliantly brings the ghost story into the twenty-first century, and beyond' (Benjamin Myers)
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Phantom of the Opera
The little known, brilliant original text by Gaston Leroux has been immortalized by screen and stage adaptations. One of the greatest horror stories of all time, The Phantom of the Opera makes compulsive reading.
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Frankissstein: A Love Story
From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desireIn Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI.
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Roarings from Further Out: Four Weird Novellas by Algernon Blackwood
"It is my firm opinion that...The Willows is the greatest weird tale ever written." - H.P. LovecraftFrom one of the greatest and most prolific authors of twentieth century weird fiction come four of the very best strange stories ever told.
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Merry Spinster: Tales of everyday horror
A collection of darkly playful stories based on classic folk and fairy tales (but with a feminist spin) that find the sinister in the familiar and the familiar in the alien. From Daniel Mallory Ortberg, author of Texts From Jane Eyre.
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Turn of the Screw & The Aspern Papers
"The Turn of the Screw" is the classic ghost story for which James is most remembered. Set in a country house, it is a chilling tale of the supernatural. "The Aspern Papers" is a tale of Americans in Europe, cleverly evoking the drama of comedie humaine against the settings of a Venetian palace.
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Haunting of Hill House
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Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe
Influenced by the strange terrors of Lovecraft and Poe and by the brutal absurdity of Kafka, the author crafts his own brand of existential horror, which shocks at the deepest levels.
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NOS4A2
BRAND NEW SERIES on AMC UK - coming 13 August 2019 based on the terrifying novel from the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling horror writer, Joe Hill
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Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta Volume 7
"Originally published in single magazine form as Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta #37-42"--Copyright page.
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Soon
A gripping literary horror novel about the death of a haunted town, for fans of Richard Matheson. Winner of the Aurealis Award for Best Horror, shortlisted for the Colin Roderick Award.
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Silent Companions: Winner of the WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award and an ITV Zoe Ball Book Club pick
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My Best Friend's Exorcism
A heartwarming story of friendship and demonic possession.
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Outsider: The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
'If you read only one novel this Summer, make it this one' (Daily Mail). THE OUTSIDER is a compelling and chilling suspense novel, which will delight all readers of King's crime thrillers, including the Hodges trilogy.
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Help The Witch
A collection of folk ghost stories from the Sunday Times bestselling author Tom Cox
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Quaint and Curious Volume: Tales and Poems of the Gothic
Introduced by Sarah Perry, the best-selling author of The Essex Serpent. Uncanny. Mysterious. Eerie. Gothic. It draws us in with its air of mystery and repels us with its violence and darkness. But who were the first practitioners of the now-prevalent genre?
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Dark Ink
A nightmarishly compelling tale of secrets, power and revenge.
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Teatro Grottesco
In his stories, Ligotti has followed a literary tradition that began with Edgar Allan Poe, portraying characters that are outside of anything that might be called normal life, depicting strange locales far off the beaten track, and rendering a grim vision of human existence as a perpetual nightmare.
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Beasts in Velvet
A classic vampire tale set in the Old World of Warhammer Fantasy.
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Silver Nails
Readers are taken through a journey in the fantasy land of Warhammer through five interwoven novellas featuring Genevieve the vampire.
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Full Throttle: Contains IN THE TALL GRASS, now filmed for Netflix!
Chilling stories from a master of horror, including two collaborations with Stephen King. IN THE TALL GRASS will be a netflix film in late 2019.
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Imaginary Friend: The new novel from the author of The Perks Of Being a Wallflower
An epic literary event twenty years in the making: the new novel from Stephen Chbosky - author of multi-million copy sensation The Perks of Being a Wallflower.