Boo! Everyone loves a good horror. Here’s a selection of horror and ghost stories, including some classics. If you think there’s something fantastic that we’ve left off then let us know!

Updated: March 2013

  1. Long Lankin, Lindsey Barraclough
  2. Anna Dressed in Blood and Girl of Nightmares, Kendare Blake
  3. The dead boys, Royce Buckingham
  4. Black Spring, Alison Croggan
  5. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
  6. The Bone Tiki, The Taniwha’s Tear and The Lost Tohunga, David Hair
  7. Guardian of the Dead, Karen Healey
  8. When the Sea is Rising Red, Cat Hellisen
  9. The Enemy, The DeadThe Fear, The Sacrifice, Charlie Higson
  10. Department 19 and The Rising, Will Hill
  11. The Devouring, Soulstice and Fearscape, Simon Holt
  12. The Turn of the Screw, Henry James
  13. Morpheus Road books, D J McHale
  14. The Life of a Teenage Bodysnatcher, Doug McLeod
  15. Wake trilogy, Lisa McMann
  16. This Dark Endeavour and Such Wicked Intent, Kenneth Oppel
  17. Ripper, Stefan Petrucha
  18. Tales of Mystery & Imagination, Edgar Allan Poe
  19. The Dead of Winter, Chris Priestley
  20. The Death Collector and The Parliament of Blood, Justin Richards
  21. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
  22. My Swordhand is Singing and The Kiss of Death, Marcus Sedgwick
  23. The Demonata series, Darren Shan
  24. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
  25. The Madman’s Daughter, Megan Shepherd
  26. Dracula, Bram Stoker
  27. Stolen, Vivian Vande Velde
  28. The Uninvited, Tim Wynne-Jones
  29. The Monstrumologist trilogy, Rick Yancey
  30. The Replacement and The Space Between, Brenna Yovanoff