20 Of Your Favorite Books About Spooky Or Dangerous Houses

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Is there something under the floorboards? Someone living in the walls? Is the house itself eeeeevil?! We want to be spooked! We want to be haunted! We want to be scared of a house! So we turned to you to supply the scares and asked for your favorite books about spooky or dangerous houses. And now we’re hiding under the covers—plenty of space to join us—while checking out your amazing list of books about spooky or dangerous houses!

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The Good House by Tananarive Due

Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Slade House by David Mitchell

Burnt Offerings by Robert Marasco

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski

The Mansion by Ezekiel Boone

Kill Creek by Scott Thomas

Hell House by Richard Matheson

The Diary Of Ellen Rimbauer by Ridley Pearson

House by Frank E Peretti, Ted Dekker

The Elementals by Michael McDowell

The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe

The Dead Girls Of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender

Black House by Stephen King, Peter Straub

Coldheart Canyon by Clive Barker

Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

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