Get in the Halloween spirit with these stories about creepy boxes, monsters, spirits, witchcraft and haunted houses!
A Sudden Light by Garth Stein – A family is trapped in generations of dysfunction, haunted by unsettled ghosts and spirits.
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley – A risky experiment to create life. The result? A grotesque monster that escapes and must deal with a world in which he has no place.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë – This classic fits into several categories and Gothic is one of them! What is the secret behind those noises upstairs?
The Caged Graves by Dianne K. Salerni – Caged graves outside a cemetery, mystery, romance and witchcraft fill the pages of this excellent 1800s story about a seventeen-year-old girl who returns to her home town to marry.
“The Oblong Box” by Edgar Allan Poe – What’s in the mysterious box that’s shaped like a coffin?
We Hear the Dead by Dianne K. Salerni – Terrific historical fiction about the Fox sisters who launched the 1850s Spiritualism movement.
Can you add to this list? I know there are many more!
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