Ghost Stories

Ghost stories deal with subjects and situations focusing on hauntings, spirits, and interactions with the dead. These may be in the form of fiction or non-fiction.

Haunting is used as a plot device in horror fiction and paranormal-based fiction. Legends about haunted houses have long appeared in literature. For example, the Arabian Nights tale of "Ali the Cairene and the Haunted House in Baghdad" revolves around a house haunted by jinns. The influence of the Arabian Nights on modern horror fiction is certainly discernable in the work of H. P. Lovecraft. In his early years as a child, he would i

New Releases Tagged "Ghost Stories"

White Horse
The Hollow Kind
The Sun Down Motel
Gallows Hill
The Broken Girls
Tunnel of Bones (Cassidy Blake, #2)
Daughters of the Lake
Haunting Charlie (Witches of Palmetto Point #1)
Ghost Eaters
The Haunting of Brynn Wilder
The End of Temperance Dare
Bridge of Souls (Cassidy Blake, #3)
The Invited
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The Haunting Season: Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights
The Saturday Night Ghost Club
The Whistling
The Woman in Black
The Haunting of Hill House
The Turn of the Screw
The Graveyard Book
Her Fearful Symmetry
The Little Stranger
Collected Ghost Stories
A Christmas Carol
The Shining
Heart-Shaped Box
Dark Matter
This House Is Haunted
Wait Till Helen Comes
The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton
The Canterville Ghost

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She immediately felt the presence of a young boy. She didn’t hear words but saw an outline in her mind’s eye and felt he was trying to tell her something important
R.K. O'Brien, Ghostly Passage

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