In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living.

A Lesson in Vengeance
The Dead and the Dark
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
Bad Witch Burning
When the Reckoning Comes
Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
A Dragonbird in the Fern
Ghost Girl
Be My Ghost (A Haunted Haven Mystery #1)
Me (Moth)
Phantom Heart (Phantom Heart, #1)
Bloodless (Pendergast, #20)
Long Shadows (Elizabeth Cage #3)
The Haunted Homecoming (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, #10)
She Who Became the Sun (The Radiant Emperor, #1)
Bloodless (Pendergast, #20)
Sin & Chocolate (Demigods of San Francisco #1)
Ninth House (Alex Stern, #1)
Home Before Dark
Sin & Magic (Demigod of San Francisco #2)
Long Way Down
Sin & Salvation (Demigods of San Francisco, #3)
Midlife Zombie Hunter (Forty Proof, #5)
Midlife Bounty Hunter (Forty Proof, #1)
The Sun Down Motel
Storm and Fury (The Harbinger, #1)
House of Salt and Sorrows
Rage and Ruin (The Harbinger, #2)
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda   WilliamsRoom on the Broom by Julia DonaldsonThe Hallo-Weiner by Dav PilkeyScary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin SchwartzThe Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree by Stan Berenstain
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Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
The Graveyard Book
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1)
Shadowland (The Mediator, #1)
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1)
Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2)
The Haunting of Hill House
The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1)
City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake, #1)
Ninth Key (The Mediator, #2)
Second Grave on the Left (Charley Davidson, #2)
The Ghost and the Goth (The Ghost and the Goth, #1)
The Woman in Black
The Restorer (Graveyard Queen #1)

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I woke up as the sun was reddening; and that was the one distinct time in my life, the strangest moment of all, when I didn't know who I was - I was far away from home, haunted and tired with travel, in a cheap hotel room I'd never seen, hearing the hiss of steam outside, and the creak of the old wood of the hotel, and footsteps upstairs, and all the sad sounds, and I looked at the cracked high ceiling and really didn't know who I was for about fifteen strange seconds. I wasn't scared; I was jus ...more
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Kelley Armstrong
I let out a laugh that sounded more like the yip of a startled poodle. "Superp-powers? I wish. My powers aren't winning me a slot on the Cartoon Network anytime soon... except as a comic relief. Ghost Whisperer Junior. Or Ghost Screamer, more like it. Tune in, every week, as Chloe Saunders runs screaming from yet another ghost looking for her help." Okay, superpower might be pushing it. ...more
Kelley Armstrong, The Summoning

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