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The Orphan Choir (Hammer) (by Sophie Hannah)

Hammer (10 Oct, 2013)

Louise's seven year old son has been sent away to boarding school against her wishes, and she misses him desperately. And her neighbour from hell is keeping her awake at night by playing loud, intrusive music. So when the chance comes to move to the country, she jumps at it as a way of saving her sanity. Only it doesn't. Because the music has followed her. Except this time, it's choral music sung b ...

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Ash (by James Herbert)

Pan (14 Mar, 2013)

Ash is James Herbert’s most controversial novel to date, and will make you wonder what is fact and what is fiction. They were miscreants with black souls, roaming the corridors and passageways. Infamous people thought long-deceased. Hiding and nurturing their evil in a basement full of secrets so shocking they would shake the world if they were ever revealed. David Ash, ghost hunter and parapycholog ...

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The Perils and Dangers of this Night (by Stephen Gregory)

Virgin Books (07 Aug, 2008)

A bleak mid-winter. An icy wind blows through the corridors of Foxwood Manor, a boys' prep-school deep in the woodlands of Dorset. The boys have gone home at the end of the Christmas term and the old house is left to the headmaster, Dr Kemp, his wife, and Alan Scott, a boy abandoned by his mother.

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Naomi's Room (by Jonathan Aycliffe)

Corsair (17 Oct, 2013)

Charles and Laura are a young, happily married couple inhabiting the privileged world of Cambridge academia. Brimming with excitement, Charles sets off with his daughter Naomi on a Christmas Eve shopping trip to London. But, by the end of the day, all Charles and his wife have left are cups of tea and police sympathy. For Naomi, their beautiful, angelic only child, has disappeared. Days later her murder ...

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The Silence of Ghosts (by Jonathan Aycliffe)

Corsair (17 Oct, 2013)

When the Blitz starts in London, Dominic Lancaster, injured out of service at the battle of Narvik, accompanies his 10 year old sister Octavia to the family house on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District. Octavia is profoundly deaf but at night she can hear disturbing noises in the house. When questioned by Dominic as to what she can hear, she replies: 'voices'. Two nights later she comes into his ...

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The Silence (by Sarah Rayne)

Severn House Publishers Ltd (31 Jan, 2013)

Nell West is asked to value the contents of a home after the elderly owner dies. Relatives of her late husband, she is of course keen to be involved, and goes down there for a few days with her daughter Beth. But when she hears piano playing on a piano that is locked, and she and Beth are frightened by a woman on the property at night, the papers that she has found telling something of the history of the pr ...

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The Small Hand (by Susan Hill)

Profile Books (07 Jul, 2011)

Late one summer evening, antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow is returning from a client visit when he takes a wrong turn. He stumbles across a derelict Edwardian house, and compelled by curiosity, approaches the door. Standing before the entrance, he feels the unmistakable sensation of a small cold hand creeping into his own, 'as if a child had taken hold of it'. At first he is merely puzzled by the odd incide ...

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Dolly (by Susan Hill)

Profile Books (05 Oct, 2012)

The remoter parts of the English Fens are forlorn, lost and damp even in the height of summer. At Iyot Lock, a large decaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward are parked for the summer with their ageing spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. At first the unpleasantness and petty meannesses appear simply spiteful, calculated to destroy Edward's equanimity. But when spoilt Leonora is not given t ...

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The Greatcoat (Hammer) (by Helen Dunmore)

Hammer (30 Aug, 2012)

A chilling and atmospheric ghost story by the Orange-prize-winning Helen Dunmore.

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The Prince Of Mist (by Carlos Ruiz Zafon)

Phoenix (28 Mar, 2011)

From the bestselling author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, the haunting story of a ghostly ship and an age-old curse.

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Mist In The Mirror (by Susan Hill)

Vintage (02 Sep, 1999)

This is a novel for readers who enjoy a good tale that is well told, and who find that nothing chills the blood as effectively as an old-fashioned, chain-rattling ghostly villain (The Times )

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Frankenstein (Wordsworth Classics): Or, the Modern Prometheus (by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (01 May, 1992)

Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while establishing itself as one of the pioneering works of modern science fiction.

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