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Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
by Adam-Troy Castron
Fernie What, an adventurous young horror fan, moves into the house across the street from the dark mansion of a mysterious boy whose residence is haunted by evil shadows.
One-Eyed Doll
by James Preller
Malik and his sister, Tiana love to hunt for hidden treasure and are about to discover a small locked box buried behind a deserted house.
Series -
Scary Tales
Rise of the Balloon Goons
by Troy Cummings
Alexander has just moved into Stermont, but the elementary school is being torn down, his new classroom is located in the hospital morgue, a notebook he finds is full of information about monsters--and everywhere he turns there are spooky balloon men determined to attack him.
The Doll Graveyard
by Lois Ruby
Shelby and Brian Tate have heard heated voices crying out in the night. They've noticed the unsettling way things move around on their own. But the most chilling thing about their new home is the cemetery someone's built out back. The graves are tiny, only big enough for dolls. And the dolls won't stay buried.
Series -
Hauntings Novels
The Luck Uglies
by Paul Durham
Eleven-year-old Rye O'Chanter and her two friends delve into the secret lore of their village when mysterious creatures of legend reappear on the night of the Black Moon, leading them to the notorious secret society, the Luck Uglies.
The Night Gardener: a Scary Story
by Jonathan Auxier
Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and secrets of the cursed house.
The Swallow: a Ghost Story
by Charis Cotter
Despite their differences, the two girls Rose and Polly become friends and explore the uncertain world between life--and death.
The Terror Behind the Mask
by P.J. Night
When her dad brings home a mask that looks like the boogeyman that has haunted her dreams, Jasmine resolves to get rid of it, but the mask will not go willingly.
The Titanic Locket
by Suzanne Weyn
After opening a locket at the Haunted Museum in England before embarking on a cruise aboard the Titanic 2, Samantha notices strange things during the voyage and her sister begins calling her by a different name.
Series -
Haunted Museum
Updated 10/30/2014
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