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Classic horror & ghost stories books

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Recently Published

Bram Stoker's Dracula with Illustrations by Ben Templesmith by Bram Stoker, Ben Templesmith Bram Stoker's Dracula with Illustrations by Ben Templesmith
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Ben Templesmith's fear-inducing interpretation of vampires in 30 Days of Night revolutionized the genre for modern audiences. Now, he sets his sights on the most iconic vampire tale ever, Bram Stoker's Dracula, with 12 full-color illustrations of this classic story....
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Stories of the Dreamlands by H. P. Lovecraft Stories of the Dreamlands


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Macabre Stories by H. P. Lovecraft Macabre Stories


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

In the Dark Tales of Terror by E. Nesbit by E. Nesbit, Hugh Lamb In the Dark Tales of Terror by E. Nesbit
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Edith Nesbit's natural gift for storytelling has brought her worldwide renown as a classic children's author. But beyond her beloved children's stories lay a darker side to her imagination, revealed here in her chilling tales of the supernatural.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Edgar Allan Poe - Tales of Mystery & Imagination (Signature Classics) by Worth Press Edgar Allan Poe - Tales of Mystery & Imagination (Signature Classics)

This stylish new series of the best-loved classics by Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are sure to appeal to all book lovers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Edgar Allan Poe Short Stories by Flame Tree Studio, Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Short Stories
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One of the greatest writers of the gothic fantastic, Poe's dark, masterful stories inspired a generation of writers. With his macabre twists of fate and fascination with science and invention his work led to the detective stories of Sherlock Holmes,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and other stories by Robert Louis Stevenson The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and other stories

Why has the mild mannered Dr Jekyll suddenly begun to associate with the ugly and violent Mr Hyde? And why are they never seen together? When Jekyll's old friend Utterson tries to solve these mysteries he uncovers a horrific story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

The Dunwich Horror & Other Stories by H. P. Lovecraft The Dunwich Horror & Other Stories


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Coming Soon

The Black Reaper Tales of Terror by Bernard Capes by Bernard Capes, Hugh Lamb The Black Reaper Tales of Terror by Bernard Capes
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Bernard Capes was celebrated as one of the most prolific authors of the late Victorian period, producing dozens of short stories, articles, and more than forty novels across multiple genres, culminating in the first original crime novel published by Collins,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving, Krista Madsen The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories
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A collection of timeless short stories by Washington Irving, this edition includes his two best-known classics, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Best of Richard Matheson by Richard Matheson The Best of Richard Matheson

Among the greats of twentieth century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Richard Matheson. Though known by many for novels like I Am Legend and his sixteen Twilight Zone episodes, Matheson truly shines in his chilling, masterful short stories....
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Silver Bullets Classic Werewolf Stories by Eleanor Dobson Silver Bullets Classic Werewolf Stories

From one of the very first werewolf stories appearing in Britain to a tale published after the First World War, this collection brings together the greatest werewolf fiction from a period stretching to nearly a century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Classic Ghost Stories Spooky Tales to Read at Christmas by Various Classic Ghost Stories Spooky Tales to Read at Christmas

Do you believe in ghosts?The great writers of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, from Elizabeth Gaskell to Rudyard Kipling, also produced some of the most influential ghost stories ever written, shaping the conventions of the genre for generations of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Pirates & Ghosts Short Stories by Flame Tree Studio Pirates & Ghosts Short Stories

A powerful new addition to the bestselling Gothic Fantasy series of new writing and classic stories. With tales of pirates, deathly fogs and ferocious rocks, these dark tales of the haunted mind, trapped like ghosts at sea, are sure to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Ghosts of Christmas Past A chilling collection of modern and classic Christmas ghost stories by M. R. James, Jenn Ashworth, E. Nesbit, Louis de Bernieres Ghosts of Christmas Past A chilling collection of modern and classic Christmas ghost stories
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A chilling collection of Christmas ghost stories
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers The King in Yellow

I cannot forget Carcosa where black stars hang in the heavens; where the shadows of men's thoughts lengthen in the afternoon... I pray God will curse the writer, as the writer has cursed the world with this beautiful, stupendous creation,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories by Henry James The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories

An unsettling new collection of Henry James's best short stories exploring ghosts and the uncanny, edited by Susie Boyt.In 'The Turn of the Screw', one of the most famous ghost stories of all time, a governess becomes obsessed with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Rookery by Lee Ford Jackson The Rookery

`Monsters dwelled here. The kind of monsters that levitate up to children's bedroom windows on moonlit nights and stare in at them, their mouths filled with razor sharp fangs, eyes luminous green.'
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Three Men in the Dark Tales of Terror by Jerome K. Jerome, Barry Pain and Robert Barr by Jerome K. Jerome, Barry Pain, Robert Barr, Hugh Lamb Three Men in the Dark Tales of Terror by Jerome K. Jerome, Barry Pain and Robert Barr
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Jerome K. Jerome's reputation as a humorist, renowned for his comic novel Three Men in a Boat, has thrown into undeserved obscurity his fine efforts in the ghost story genre.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

There is a Graveyard That Dwells in Man More Strange Fiction and Hallucinatory Tales by David Tibet There is a Graveyard That Dwells in Man More Strange Fiction and Hallucinatory Tales

Forthcoming from the MIT Press.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Emerald Princess and Other Decadent Fantasies by Felicien Champsaur The Emerald Princess and Other Decadent Fantasies


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2017

Other books in this genre

The Call of Cthulhu & Other Stories by H. P. Lovecraft The Call of Cthulhu & Other Stories


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James The Turn of the Screw


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

The Arthur Machen Collection by Arthur Machen The Arthur Machen Collection


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Dracula's Brethren by Richard Dalby, Brian J. Frost Dracula's Brethren
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Neglected vampire classics - including tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa May Alcott and others. Selected by Richard Dalby and introduced by Brian J. Frost.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James Collected Ghost Stories

M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

Out of the Deep And Other Supernatural Tales by Walter de la Mare Out of the Deep And Other Supernatural Tales

Like all the best ghost stories, these haunting tales offer an enduring sense of mystery with an explanation that remains tantalisingly out of reach.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2017

White Tears by Hari Kunzru White Tears

'Like Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch... A stunning novel of ideas that becomes a page-turning thriller... ' StylistA dizzying, nail-biting ghost story about modern America from the bestselling author of The ImpressionistTwo twenty-something New Yorkers: Seth, awkward and shy, and Carter,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

White Tears by Hari Kunzru White Tears

'Like Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch... A stunning novel of ideas that becomes a page-turning thriller... ' StylistA dizzying, nail-biting ghost story about modern America from the bestselling author of The ImpressionistTwo twenty-something New Yorkers: Seth, awkward and shy, and Carter,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2017

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Frankenstein

Frankenstein is the most famous novel by Mary Shelley: a dark Faustian parable of science misused that was an immediate success on its publication in 1818. With an Afterword by David Pinching.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2017

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H. P. Lovecraft, Ramsay Campbell The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
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First published in 1941 and set aginst the rich canvas of New England history, this is American author H. P. Lovecraft's exploration of a mind destroyed by an obsession with an ancestor, a reputed necromancer.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft Case of Charles Dexter Ward

From a private hospital for the insane near Providence, Rhode Island, there recently disappeared an exceedingly singular person. He bore the name of Charles Dexter Ward... A young intellectual is lured to his doom through his obsession with his ancestor,...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/12/2016

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