Ghost story books about the supernatural have been popular for hundreds of years, told around campfires and passed down from generation to generation. These tales of haunted houses, ghostly encounters, demonic possession, and more are spine-tingling reminders that there may be more to the world than you can see. From classic ghost story books like Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House to true accounts of sightings of the supernatural, our sellers offer books that make you believe in the spirit realm.
Explore haunted houses from around the world with collectible ghost story books from the last 100 years. Ghost hunters and paranormal investigators share their experiences and anthologies collect legends and accounts of ghosts, monsters, demons, and other chilling encounters. Discover stories happening everywhere from historical castles and Civil War battlefields to luxury hotels -- you may find yourself sleeping with the lights on.
Looking for something not so scary? We also have tamer tales for younger readers, including campfire ghost stories, the classic series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and R.L. Stine's Goosebumps. Exploring urban legends, ghost tales, and spooky mysteries, these books can give a scare without the nightmares. For older kids, R.L. Stine's Fear Street series or the books of Christopher Pike offer plenty of chills.
In addition to stories of true hauntings, there are a lot of fictional stories, including tales from Clive Barker, Stephen King, and the original king of horror, H.P. Lovecraft. Of course, one of the world's most classic ghost stories, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, remains a favorite. Whether you're looking for spooky tales to tell on a camping trip, a book of haunted sightings to give you shivers, or a fictional story of things that go bump in the night, you can buy ghost story books here that are sure to scare.