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Bury yourself in a book, literally.

A good Book or DVD? But will you be too afraid to go to sleep afterwards?

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories.

Fourteen terrifying ghost stories chosen by the master of the macabre, Roald Dahl. 'Spookiness is the real purpose of the ghost story. It should give you the creeps and disturb your thoughts . . .' Who better to choose the ultimate in spine-chillers than Roald Dahl, whose own sinister stories have teased and twisted the imagination of millions? Read more.....

The Woman In Black

 The story begins with Arthur Kipps, a retired solicitor who formerly worked for Mr. Bentley. One night he is at home with his wife Esme and four stepchildren, who are telling ghost stories. When he is asked to tell a story, he becomes irritated and leaves the room, and begins to write of his horrific experiences several years in the past. Read more.......

The Secret Of Crickley Hall.

The Secret of Crickley Hall is a new take on the classic ghost story in the same way that his bestseller Once was a new take on the classic fairy tale. The Secret of Crickley Hall is set in a children's home in a coastal town in England. Some of the children are persecuted by the people who run the home and have found places between the floors and walls of the home to avoid the adults.revenge.Read more.......

 

The Chilwell Ghost.

Early in the 19th century certain events occurred in the village of Chilwell, near Nottingham, which for a short time made the village a centre of attention, brought the crowds flocking, and resulted in the legend of Chilwell Ghost. What actually happened at the Chilwell Ghost House?  Read more.......

 

The Haunting of Hill House.

The best-known of Shirley Jackson's novels, and the inspiration for writers such as Neil Gaiman and Stephen King, The Haunting of Hill House is a chilling story of the power of fear.

'Shirley Jackson's stories are among the most terrifying ever written'  Read more.......

 

The Little Stranger.

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1947, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. Read more.......

The Exorcist.

The terror begins unobtrusively. Noises in the attic. In the child's room, an odd smell, the displacement of furniture, an icy chill. At first, easy explanations are offered. Then frightening changes begin to appear in eleven-year-old Regan. Medical tests fail to shed any light on her symptoms, but it is as if a different personality has invaded her body   The Exorcist

The Mist In The Mirror.

A terrifying ghost story by the author of The Woman in Black...
 One dark and rainy night, Sir James Monmouth returns to London after years spent travelling alone.  Intent on uncovering the secrets of his childhood hero, the mysterious Conrad Vane, he begins to investigate Vane’s life, but he finds himself warned off at every turn. The Mist In The Mirror read more....

"The Lottery"

Shirley Jackson’s short story “The Lottery” continues to thrill and unsettle readers nearly seven decades after it was first published. By turns puzzling and harrowing, “The Lottery” raises troubling questions about conformity, tradition, and the ritualized violence that may haunt even the most bucolic, peaceful village. Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation Read more.....

The Ghost Files.

For sixteen year old Mattie Hathaway, this is her normal everyday routine. She’s been able to see ghosts since her mother tried to murder her when she was five years old. No way does she want anyone to know she can talk to spooks. Being a foster kid is hard enough without being labelled a freak too.   The Ghost Files Read more......

True Paranormal.

Frightening Stories Of Horror From Around The World: True Paranormal Hauntings And Freakish True Ghost Stories Nowadays, horror stories are abound and you can find numerous tales of horror, alien activity, and even ghosts. These stories come at you from all angles and at first they may freak you out.  True Paranormal: Frightening Stories Of Horror From Around The World: True Paranormal Hauntings And Freakish True Ghost Stories (Bizarre Horror Stories Book 3)

Paranormal Intruder.

“If you'd like to be chilled to the bone and be freaked out for several days afterwards, then go for it! Psychologically, it plays in your mind and you'll realize after reading it, that it's still there. Lurking behind you.” – Ink of my heart book blog. "Caroline Mitchell’s story of paranormal encounters in her own home is simply astonishing, mesmorising and scary. Paranormal Intruder: The Terrifying True Story of a Family in Fear