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Classic Horror

The New Annotated Dracula
Stoker, Bram 
F Stoker
Having discovered the double identity of the wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, Count Dracula, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the  evil vampire.

Frankenstein
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft     
F Shelley
A monster assembled from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. Poor Frankie just wanted love.

Entire Tales & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Poe, Edgar Allan 
818.309 Poe
'The Fall of the House of Usher’ describes the final hours of a family tormented by tragedy. In 'The Tell-Tale Heart', insane delusions threaten to betray a murderer.  Stories such as 'The Pit and the Pendulum', 'The Raven' and 'The Cask of Amontillado' explore extreme states of fear and hate.

Rebecca
Du Maurier, Daphne       
F Du Maurier
A classic novel of Gothic suspense finds the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter entering the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learning the story of the house's first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted.

 

Tales of Suspense and Horror

 

 

 

 

 

Never Knowing
Stevens, Chevy
F Stevens
Sara discovers that her birth mother was the only victim ever to escape a notorious serial killer. Soon she realizes the only thing worse than finding out about her father is him finding out about her.

The Night Strangers
Bohjalian, Chris 
F Bohjalian
After he crashes his plane, killing most of the passengers, Chip moves into a new home with his family and finds himself being haunted by the dead passengers.

The Haunting of Hill House
Jackson, Shirley 
F Jackson
Four people enter a supposedly haunted house to look for evidence. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers—to choose one of them to make its own.

Hell House
Matheson, Richard 
F Matheson
An aging millionaire seeking proof of life after death employs an unusual team of    investigators to probe the mysteries of the supposedly haunted and evil Belasco House.
 

Haunted and Possessed

 

 

 

 

 

The Amityville Horror
Anson, Jay 
133.42 Ans
A chilling account of the four weeks of terror experienced by an Amityville, Long Island family after moving into a house in which a particularly gruesome mass murder had once been committed.

77 Shadow Street
Koontz, Dean R. 
F Koontz
The affluent occupants of a 200-year-old mansion with a checkered past enter into a terrifying nightmare when the haunted house reawakens, leaving no one safe from its grip.

House
Peretti, Frank E. 
F Peretti
Two stranded couples find shelter in an inn but find themselves trapped in a game with rules setting up a life-or-death situation.

The Exorcist
Blatty, William Peter 
F Blatty
A Jesuit priest begins to suspect that a boy is possessed by demons.

Check out our list of Stephen King books for more gruesome tales.

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