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Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate List

Looking for the best Haunted House books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. Cut & Assemble Haunted House: Easy-to-Make Paper Model (2018)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListA deliciously creepy Victorian mansion is loaded with spooky fun, inside and out!Enter an eerie world with this cut-and-assemble model, which allows you to see both sides of a haunted house. One side features the exterior of a tall, narrow home with bay windows, dormers, and a front porch. The other side reveals a busy interior with a variety of rooms plus a basement lab and haunted attic. Best of all, you'll meet a colorful crew of supernatural residents — ghosts, zombies, werewolves, vampires, witches, and other ghouls. Simple instructions ensure that it'll be easy to put your new house…
Author(s): Matt Bergstrom

2. The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (2005)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListExpanded with great new stories, this is the biggest and best anthology of ghostly hauntings ever. Over 40 tales of visitation by the undead—from vengeful and violent spirits, set on causing harm to innocent people tucked up in their homes, to rarer and more kindly ghosts, returning from the grave to reach out across the other side. Yet others entertain desires of a more sinister bent, including the erotic. This new edition includes a selection of favorite haunted house tales chosen by famous screen stars such as Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. In addition,…
Author(s): Peter Haining

3. The World’s Most Haunted House: The True Story of The Bridgeport Poltergeist on Lindley Street (2014)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListIn this unprecedented work, the story of the 1974 Bridgeport, Connecticut poltergeist is at last revealed. A crowd of more than 2,000 onlookers gathered. National media reported jumping furniture, floating refrigerators, and attacking entities.Decades after the publicity quieted, more than 40 hours of never-before released interviews with police officers, firefighters, and others tell the story as it actually unfolded: Return to 1974 and feel the Lindley Street experience from the inside. Find out why it is deemed the haunting that should have brought the paranormal…
Author(s): William J. Hall

4. Haunted House: An Adult Coloring Book with Scary Monsters, Creepy Scenes, and a Spooky Adventure (2017)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate List2019 Gift IdeasGet ready for a spooky adventure in this thrilling coloring book from bestselling publishing brand, Jade Summer.Our Haunted House coloring book takes you on a frightening adventure through scary surroundings as you come face to face with mysterious animals, terrifying clowns and alarming zombies. Along the way you’ll also see skeletons, snakes, skulls and spiders. Each page features a creepy design that is bound to make your spine tingle.Join us on this chilling journey and bring the astonishing scenes to life with an array of vivid color. Budding artists and advanced colorists alike will enjoy hours of…
Author(s): Jade Summer

5. The Haunting of Winchester Mansion (A Riveting Haunted House Mystery Series) (2019)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListIn the small town of Black Bay, a vacant, forgotten house sits atop an overlooking bluff. When Bailey and Bodhi Taylor move in and begin renovations, the house seems perfect. But things move on their own, screams echo from the basement, and Bailey sees a shadowy figure out of the corner of her eye. Is the house haunted? And if it is, what does the ghost want with Bailey?…
Author(s): Alexandria Clarke

6. The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics) (2006)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListFirst published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a “haunting”; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House…
Author(s): Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller

7. In the Haunted House Touch & Feel Lift-the-Flap Book (2013)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListThis is the house where the scary ones hide . . . Follow two pairs of sneakers, one large, one small, as they tour a dark, mysterious house in this safely spooky Halloween flap book. There are glittery ghosts, soft bat wings, and surprises behind every door in this novelty book with flaps and touch-and-feel elements throughout. With a rhyming text by the prolific and beloved Eve Bunting and tongue-in-cheek illustrations by the wry and witty Susan Meddaugh, this card stock book is just the right thing to slip into your trick-or-treater’s bag!…
Author(s): Eve Bunting, Susan Meddaugh

8. The Haunting of Bechdel Mansion (A Riveting Haunted House Mystery Series) (2019)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListA paranormal phenomenon, a mysterious curse, and an unsolved murder forty years in the making.A young couple move into their dream home only to find a dark presence lurking from within. For Curtis and Mary, the small town of Redwood, Indiana seems too good to be true. Everything is perfect, including the Victorian mansion they purchased at a great price. But they soon experience terrifying supernatural encounters tied to the deadly secrets of an unsolved mass murder. Can they solve the mystery in time? Or will they face the same doomed fate as…
Author(s): Roger Hayden

9. Haunted House (2013)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListBEYOND AFRAID…It was an experiment in fear.Eight people, each chosen because they lived through a terrifying experience. Survivors. They don’t scare easily. They know how to fight back.BEYOND TRAPPED…Each is paid a million dollars to spend one night in a house. The old Butler House, where those grisly murders occurred so many years ago. A house that is supposedly haunted. BEYOND ENDURANCE…They can take whatever they want with them. Religious items. Survival gear. Weapons. All they need to do is last the night.But there is something evil in this…
Author(s): Jack Kilborn, J.A. Konrath

10. The Haunted House (Choose Your Own Adventure – Dragonlarks) (2007)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate ListThe Haunted House by R. A. Montgomery takes YOU on an adventure through a spooky, old house in search of your dog (and best friend), Homer. Your 6-8 year old reader will RIDE A MAGICAL UNICORN, discover a hidden movie theater, encounter a crying crocodile, a talking turtle, and follow a mysterious mouse down a dark tunnel! Choose Your Own Adventure The Haunted House is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next. If you follow Homer into the house, will you meet a ghost or ghoul? Do you trust the unicorn to fly you over the moon? For readers…
Author(s): R. A. Montgomery

11. This House is Haunted: A Novel by the Author of The Heart’s Invisible Furies (2013)

 Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate List“A wonderfully creepy novel…magnificently eerie.” – The ObserverThis House Is Haunted is a striking homage to the classic nineteenth-century ghost story. Set in Norfolk in 1867, Eliza Caine responds to an ad for a governess position at Gaudlin Hall. When she arrives at the hall, shaken by an unsettling disturbance that occurred during her travels, she is greeted by the two children now in her care, Isabella and Eustace. There is no adult present to represent her mysterious employer, and the children offer no explanation. Later that night in her room, another…
Author(s): John Boyne

Best Haunted House Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some haunted house books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Haunted Houses: Chilling Tales From 26 American Homes

Author(s): Nancy Roberts; TARYN PLUMB
Publisher: Globe Pequot, Year: 2020, Size: 658 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2549917

Magical Places: An Enchanted Journey through Mystical Sites, Haunted Houses, and Fairytale Forests

Author(s): Nikki Van De Car
Publisher: Running Press Adult, Year: 2019, Size: 27 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2381356

The Haunted Heart of America: In-Depth Investigations of the Villisca Ax Murder House, Myrtles Plantation & Other Frightful Sites

Author(s): Logan Corelli
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2255438

Apparitions and Haunted Houses

Author(s): Ernest Bennett
Publisher: David & Charles, Year: 2018, Size: 458 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2295896

The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

Author(s): Reed, Austin;Smith, Caleb
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, Year: 2016, Size: 15 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2754790

he Haunted House Diaries: The True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town in the Center of a Paranormal Mystery

Author(s): William J. Hall
Publisher: New Page Books, Year: 2015, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2247062

Haunted America FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the Most Haunted Houses, Cemeteries, Battlefields, and More

Author(s): Dave Thompson
Publisher: Backbeat Books, Year: 2015, Size: 19 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2381397

The demon-haunted world: science as a candle in the dark

Author(s): Carl Sagan
Publisher: Paw Prints Baker & Taylor;Random House, Inc., Year: 2013, Size: 420 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2413889

Don't go up Haunted Hill-- or else!

Author(s): Rockwell, Lizzy;Swobud, I. K
Publisher: Random House Children's Books, Year: 2012;1999, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2757137

Haunted Houses

Author(s): Stuart Kallen
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Year: 2012, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1343657

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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