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Best Horror Books Of All Time (In No Particular Order)

In order to be fair to authors I have not read personally, this list of the best horror books of all time is a consensus of many lists I found on the internet in no particular order. Let me know what you think should be included or omitted.


  • The Shining-Stephen King

  • The Exorcist-William Peter Blatty

  • Psycho-Robert Bloch

  • Frankenstein-Mary Shelley

  • Dracula-Bram Stoker

  • Ghost Story-Peter Straub

  • Silence Of the Lambs-Thomas Harris

  • It-Stephen King

  • I Am Legend-Richard Matheson

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes-Ray Bradbury

  • Rosemary’s Baby-Ira Levin

  • Phantoms-Dean Koontz

  • Interview With A Vampire-Anne Rice

  • The Haunting Of Hill House-Shirley Jackson

  • The Damnation Game-Clive Barker

  • Pet Sematary-Stephen King

  • The Stand-Stephen King

  • Salem’s Lot-Stephen King

  • The Dunwich Horrors and others-H.P. Lovecraft

  • The Relic-Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

  • Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde-Robert Louis Stevenson

  • The Turn of the Screw-Henry James

  • Song Of Kali-Dan Simmons

  • Books Of Blood-Clive Barker

  • The Best Of H.P. Lovecraft-H.P. Lovecraft

  • Stories and Poems by Edgar Allen Poe-Edgar Allen Poe

  • The Night of the Ripper-Robert Bloch

  • The Terror-Dan Simmons

  • Whispers-Dean Koontz

  • Hell House-Richard Matheson

  • The Invisible Man-H.G. Wells

  • The War of the Worlds-H.G. Wells

  • Watchers-Dean Koontz

  • The Picture Of Dorian Gray-Oscar Wilde

  • The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow-Washington Irving

  • Red Dragon-Thomas Harris

  • All the Mountains Of Madness-H.P. Lovecraft

  • Island Of Dr. Moreau-H.G. Wells

  • The Stake-Richard Laymon

  • One Rainy Night-Richard Laymon

  • The Cellar-Richard Laymon

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