Posting something new: a Haunted House list in time for Halloween


The Haunted House / Das Geisterhaus

A family’s sanity and lives are threatened by a ‘bargain’ rental house in Burnt Offerings by Robert Marasco.

A physicist and two psychics paid to prove/disprove the supernatural encounter horror in Hell House by Richard Matheson.

A housing development wreaks havoc on five strangers in House of Bones by Dale Bailey.

Teenager Amy Priestly battles a hotel haunted by the mental patients in Nazareth Hill by Ramsey Campbell.

A grandfather’s bequest threatens his grandson’s life in Nightmare House by Douglas Clegg.

Innkeeper Maurice Allington is haunted by a ghost no one else sees in The Green Man by Kingsley Amis.

A woman must banish an evil spirit connected to her family before it destroys them in The Good House by Tananarive Due.

Four people drawn by circumstance are haunted by malevolent spirit in The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.

Evil threatens an ex-alcoholic and his family at an isolated hotel in The Shining by Stephen King.

Neighbors feel danger from a newly built house in The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons.


Book sources: Hooked on Horror III: A Guide to Reading Interests, Genreflecting, A Few Good Books, and

Image courtesy of Wikipedia.


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