As we reach the spookiest time of the year, you can't beat a chilling tale to read on those cold dark nights. From creatures that prey on humans to a psychopath who collects the bones of his victims, these books will leave you terrified this Halloween.

The Haunting of Hill House

Four seekers of paranormal activity have arrived at the rambling old pile known as Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar; Theodora, his lovely assistant; Luke, the future inheritor of the estate; and Eleanor, a young woman with a dark past. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers—and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

A ghost story that will keep you up all night.

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The Woman in Black

Arthur Kipps, a solicitor from London is sent to Eel Marsh House to find the will and settle the affairs of the recently deceased Mrs Drablow. The house sits on a sinking swamp and surrounded by a blinding fog. What is supposed to be a routine business trip takes a horrifying turn when Arthur finds hims haunted by a ghostly woman dressed in all black.

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When the orphaned heroine of Rebecca meets handsome widower Maxim de Winter on a trip to the South of France, her life is changed overnight. Accepting his sudden proposal, de Winter whisks her off to his isolated estate Manderley - but there things take a chilling turn. Max is haunted by the memory of his dead wife, Rebecca, whose legacy is lovingly tended by the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers...

A haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and an evil threatening to destroy her marriage.

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