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Classic horror & ghost stories books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Classic horror & ghost stories category. Presented with a red border are the Classic horror & ghost stories books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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The Truants by Lee Markham The Truants

In a fresh twist on the traditional vampire narrative, The Truants is a startling, noirish tale of immortality, bloodlust and rage. Following his lover's suicide, the last of the `old-ones'- ancient immortal beings as clever as they are ruthless, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Dracula (Heroes & Villains) by Bram Stoker Dracula (Heroes & Villains)

Collected inside this book are diary entries, letters and newspaper clippings that piece together the depraved story of the ultimate predator. Back at home his fiancee and friends are menaced by a malevolent force which seems intent on imposing suffering...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Heroes & Villains) by Robert Louis Stevenson Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Heroes & Villains)

But gradually he begins to find that the journey back to goodness becomes more and more difficult, and the risk that Mr Hyde will break free entirely from Dr Jekyll's control puts all of London in grave peril.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Ghosts by M. R. James Ghosts

A high-pitched laugh echoes in an empty church. Selected from the book Ghost Stories by M.R.A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Drinking by John CheeverSummer...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Gothic Tales by Arthur Conan Doyle Gothic Tales

This collection brings together 33 of Conan Doyle's best Gothic Tales. Jones's introduction discusses the contradictions in Conan Doyle's public life - as a doctor who became obsessed with the spirit world, or a British imperialist drawn to support Irish...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

Bram Stoker Horror Stories by Flame Tree Studio, Bram Stoker, Catherine Wynne Bram Stoker Horror Stories
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Dublin-born Bram Stoker lived in London, meeting other notable authors such as Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde. Apart from the ground-breaking Dracula Stoker wrote supernatural horror short stories, many of which, including `The Judge's House' and `Dracula's Guest', are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/03/2018

Frankenstein or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Frankenstein or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text

The most celebrated horror story ever written. The dreadful tale of Victor Frankenstein, a visionary young student of natural philosophy, who discovers the secret of life. In the grip of his obsession he constructs and animates a creature from dead...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/03/2018

The Classic Horror Collection by H. P. Lovecraft The Classic Horror Collection


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

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Dracula A Mystery Story by Bram Stoker Dracula A Mystery Story

A gripping gothic tale from the majestic Bram Stoker, which led to the birth of a legend and stoked the fertile imagination of film-makers, artists and novelists. When Jonathan Harker visits the remote Transylvanian castle of Count Dracula, little does...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2018

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray

The handsome but susceptible Dorian Gray is pulled into the hedonism of London's high society, where he falls under the pernicious influence of Lord Henry Wotton. Oscar Wilde's nightmarish tale gorges on sin, corruption and vanity, with a series of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2018

The Beetle by Richard Marsh The Beetle

'I saw him taking a different shape before my eyes. His loose draperies all fell off him, and, as they were in the very act of falling, there issued ... a monstrous creature of the beetle type' Eminent politician Paul...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2018

The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen The Great God Pan

'I will not read it; I should never sleep again' A doctor performs an experiment on a young woman that goes horribly wrong, and a series of increasingly strange events follow: sinister woodland rituals, disappearances, suicides... Viewed as immoral and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2018

Ghost Stories by M. R. James Ghost Stories

'Still as the night was, the mysterious population of the distant moonlit woods was not yet lulled to rest' The aim of a good ghost story is to make the blood freeze, pleasurably, and this M. R. James achieves to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2018

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: 28/06/2018

From the Depths and Other Strange Tales of the Sea by Mike Ashley From the Depths and Other Strange Tales of the Sea

The supernatural is set alongside the grim affairs of sailors scorned in the salt-soaked tales of this anthology, recovered from obscurity for the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2018

Other books in this genre

H. P. Lovecraft Short Stories by H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft Short Stories


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Frankenstein: The 1818 Text by Mary Shelley Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Mary Shelley's seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster This edition is the original 1818 text, which preserves the hard-hitting and politically charged aspects of Shelley's original writing, as well as her unflinching wit and strong female...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

White Tears by Hari Kunzru White Tears

'A stunning, audacious new thriller... It will shock you, horrify you, unsettle you, and that's exactly the point. As brave as it is brutal, it lets nothing and nobody off the hook' NPR 'A book that everyone should be reading...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Misanthropic Tales by S. Henry Berthoud Misanthropic Tales


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2018

The Ghost Stories of M. R. James by Roger Luckhurst The Ghost Stories of M. R. James

The second in a series of republished classic literature, The Ghost Stories of M. R. James collects the tales that best illustrate his quiet mastery of the ghost story form.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Selected Stories by H. P. Lovecraft Selected Stories

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

The walking dead 2018 A herd of zombies invades Paris. by Michel DENIS The walking dead 2018 A herd of zombies invades Paris.

Follow the zombies through the streets of Paris! Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper...
Format: Calendar - Released: 12/12/2017

The walking dead 2018 A herd of zombies invades Paris. by Michel DENIS The walking dead 2018 A herd of zombies invades Paris.

Follow the zombies through the streets of Paris! Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper...
Format: Calendar - Released: 12/12/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/12/2017

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: 30/11/2017

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: 02/11/2017

Church Mouse by RH Hale Church Mouse

Rona never imagined her old church housed a terrible secret, until immortal eyes flickered from the dark and a mutilated manservant fell at her feet. Coerced into replacing him as 'watchdog' for the undead, Rona must discover her own dark...
Format: eBook - Released: 31/10/2017

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: 25/10/2017

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