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Ghost Stories and Horror -

Related category: Fiction
Related booklists: Local Stories of Mystery, Murder and the Supernatural,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Where The Wild Ladies Are by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton
    Where The Wild Ladies Are - by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781911284383 | ISBN 10: 191128438x

    Winner of an English PEN Award Named a ‘new book you need to read in 2020‘ by i-D Named a ‘best book of the year so far‘ by Tatler  Witty, inventive, and profound, Where the Wild Ladies Are is a contemporary feminist retelling of tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Weird: Strange Stories by Women, 1890-1940 - by Melissa Edmundson (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912766246 | ISBN 10: 1912766248

    Early Weird fiction embraces the supernatural, horror, science fiction, fantasy and the Gothic, and was explored with enthusiasm by many women writers in the United Kingdom and in the USA in the late Victorian period and in the early twentieth centur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan
    Things We Say in the Dark - by Kirsty Logan

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301535 | ISBN 10: 1787301532

    So here we go, into the dark.  Some things can’t be spoken about in the light of day. But we can visit our fears at night, in the dark. We can turn them over and weigh them in our hands and maybe that will protect us from them. But maybe not.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Daniel Mallory Ortberg
    The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror - by Daniel Mallory Ortberg

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472154125 | ISBN 10: 1472154126

    A collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Sinister and inviting, familiar and alien all at the same time, The Merry Spinster updates traditional children’s stories and fairy tales with elements of psychological horror ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Godley
    Mr Godley's Phantom - by Mal Peet

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910989524 | ISBN 10: 1910989525

    This novel is a masterpiece and something of an enigma. Part ghost story, part detective story and part something else entirely...  It's 1945 and Martin Heath, like many men at that time, is struggling to settle, to find his place again after ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories by Various authors
    Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910463864 | ISBN 10: 1910463868

    A rich collection of unnerving ghosts and sinister histories by Mark Haddon, Jeanette Winterson, Andrew Michael Hurley, Sarah Perry, Stuart Evers, Kate Clanchy, Kamila Shamsie and Max Porter.  Rooted in place, slipping between worlds – a ri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thin Air by Michelle Paver
    Thin Air - by Michelle Paver

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781409163367 | ISBN 10: 1409163369

    A terrifying tale of a dark and deadly secret, beautifully told by million-copy bestseller, Michelle Paver.   The Himalayas, 1935.   Kangchenjunga. The sacred mountain. Biggest killer of them all.   Five Englishmen set out to con ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Matter by Michelle Paver
    Dark Matter - by Michelle Paver

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781409121183 | ISBN 10: 1409121186

    January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. Spirits are high as the ship ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Is For Witching by Helen Oyeyemi
    White Is For Witching - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330458153 | ISBN 10: 0330458159

    Angela Carter meets Edgar Allen Poe in this mesmerizing spine-tingler from the talented author of The Icarus Girl. High on the cliffs near Dover, the Silver family is reeling from the loss of Lily, mother of twins Eliot and Miranda, and beloved ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean
    The Graveyard Book - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747598626 | ISBN 10: 0747598622

    When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Virago Book of Ghost Stories by Edited by Richard Dalby
    The Virago Book of Ghost Stories - by Edited by Richard Dalby

    £11.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844085385 | ISBN 10: 1844085384

    Bringing together the finest tales from the outstandingly successful Virago anthologies The Virago Book of Ghost Stories (Volumes I and II) and The Virago Book of Ghost Stories, comes this chilling new omnibus.  Lost loves, past enmities and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories by Michael A Cox & R A Gilbert (editors)
    The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories - by Michael A Cox & R A Gilbert (editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199556304 | ISBN 10: 019955630x

    An enjoyable and wide-ranging anthology including some of the most frightening ghost stories ever written. Writers included: M. R. James, T. H. White, Elizabeth Bowen, Sir Walter Scott, H. G. Wells, J. S. Le Fanu, Vernon Lee, and W. S. Maugham. "h ... more

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