Now that Fall is in full swing, many of us are in the mood for a good ghost story. Whether it’s classic tales of hauntings or modern takes on these spooky tales of the macabre, BCLS libraries have a great selection from which to choose. Here’s just a small sampling to get you started.

In addition, be sure to check out our library event Michigan's Most Haunted Places & Darkest Legends, live at the Wirt Library and streaming on Facebook Live

The Invited – Jennifer McMahon

77 Shadow Street – Dean Koontz

The Shape of Night – Tess Gerritsen

The Little Stranger – Sarah Waters

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places – Colin Dickey

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales – Edgar Alan Poe

The Apartment – S.L. Grey

American Ghost: A Family’s Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest – Hannah Nordhaus

The Woman in Black – Susan Hill

Michigan Haunts: Public Places and Eerie Spaces – Jon Milan

Haunted Bay City – Nicole Beauchamp

Haunted Detroit – Nicole Beauchamp

Home Before Dark – Riley Sager

The Haunting of Hill House – Shirley Jackson

The Shining – Stephen King

The Ruins – Scott Smith

The Sun Down Motel – Simone St. James

Heart-shaped Box – Joe Hill

Horrorstor – Grady Hendrix

20th Century Ghosts – Joe Hill

Published by on October 19, 2022
Last Modified April 17, 2024