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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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Recently Published

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

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: 08/12/2017

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 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'There had been a moment when I believed I recognised, faint and far, the cry of a child; there had been another when I found myself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

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

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: 23/10/2017

Coming Soon

Carmilla A Critical Edition by Joseph Le Fanu Sheridan Carmilla A Critical Edition

This title situates Carmilla within its Irish Cultural milieu and treats the text as self-standing rather than as a precursor to Dracula. Unlike other collections of Gothic literature, Costello-Sullivan's work focuses solely on Carmilla.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

Misanthropic Tales by S. Henry Berthoud Misanthropic Tales


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2018

Selected Stories by H. P. Lovecraft Selected Stories

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Essential Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde The Definitive Annotated Edition by Leonard Wolf Essential Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde The Definitive Annotated Edition


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

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: 24/02/2018

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 right...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

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

Mary Shelley's seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monsterThis 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 voice....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

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: 29/03/2018

The Fog by James Herbert The Fog

From James Herbert, the bestselling, number one chiller writer, comes the horrifying story of the fog that drives the inhabitants of an ordinary Wiltshire village insane.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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

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

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

Ghosts of Christmas Past A chilling collection of modern and classic Christmas ghost stories by Ghosts of Christmas Past A chilling collection of modern and classic Christmas ghost stories

A chilling collection of Christmas ghost stories
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: 27/09/2017

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: 25/09/2017

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