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Scary Online Ghost Stories

Something different for Halloween!

From time immemorial mankind has amused himself by making and telling stories about what might exist beyond physical death.

Perhaps ghost stories fulfill the need in our safe, civilized lives to sometimes get our pulses racing and adrenaline pumping. Or maybe they give voice to that hidden, inner certainty that we are more than mere flesh and blood.

Short, scary ghost stories offers a growing collection of free online ghost stories - old and new - fictional and real for Halloween. Let our collection of short, scary ghost stories scare the hell out of you!

The Fascination of the Ghost Story
Arthur B. Reeve

Japanese Ghost Stories

Free scary stories to read online

The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories
Algernon Blackwood

Famous Modern Ghost Stories Various

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary M R James

Ghostly Tales J S Le Fanu

The Haunters and the Haunted
edited by Ernest Rhys

Indian Ghost Stories S. Mukerji

The Phantom Rickshaw and other Ghost Stories Rudyard Kipling

Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories
Ambrose Bierce

Some Chinese Ghosts Lafcadio Hearn

Stories of Mystery edited by Rossiter Johnson

A Thin Ghost and Others M R James

The Turn of the Screw Henry James
The much critiqued, widely adapted, highly ambiguous, and seriously disturbing classic.

Real Life Ghost Stories

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts Andrew Lang

Real Ghost Stories William T. Stead

Scottish Ghost Stories Elliott O'Donnell

True Irish Ghost Stories John D. Seymour

Animal Ghosts or Animal Hauntings & the Hereafter
Elliott O'Donnell

Some Real American Ghosts

Classic Horror

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Raven Edition
Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 | Volume 4 | Volume 5

Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven

Free Online Ghost Stories

The Ash-Tree M R James
Canon Alberic's Scrap-book M R James
A Case of Eavesdropping Algernon Blackwood
Casting the Runes M R James
The Coming of Abel Behenna Bram Stoker
Count Magnus M R James
The Damned Thing Ambrose Bierce
The Empty House Algernon Blackwood
A Ghost Guy De Maupassant
The Judge's House Bram Stoker
Keeping his Promise Algernon Blackwood
Lost Hearts M R James
The Man Who Went Too Far E F Benson
Martin's Close M R James
The Mezzotint M R James
Mr Humphreys and His Inheritance M R James
The Murder Trial Charles Dickens
Number 13 M R James
'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'
M R James
The Rose Garden M R James
A School Story M R James
The Silent Woman Leopold Kompert
The Signal-Man Charles Dickens
The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral M R James
The Tractate Middoth M R James
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas M R James
The Vision of Tom Chuff J S Le Fanu
The Woman's Ghost Story Algernon Blackwood
The Wood of the Dead Algernon Blackwood

The Classic Christmas Ghost Story

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Contributed Scary Stories

A Bad Night in a German Tavern M. L. Steger
ABC Cinema Paranormal Investigation
Bean Sidhe Colm Reynor
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Come Here
The Dead Colm Reynor
Devil On The Tombstone
Cara Swann
Forgive Me abracad
Ghost stories from Castle Oliver Nicholas Browne
Ghost Story abracad
Inheritance abracad
The Intrusion John Fogarty
Colm Reynor
The Phantom Dog and Horse Donald Ryles
The Prank Zarir Keki Irani
The Real Hound of the Baskervilles
The Spectre of the Horse Drawn Carriage Keith Harris
The Swimming Pool Alex Woolf
THEM! borloff
Torn Apart A. Le Sage
Wanstead Hospital T Stokes

short, scary ghost stories - fiction or factual - for publication on this site. If published, we will be happy to list author's biographical details and link back to your Web site. Copyright will remain with authors. Send submissions/outlines to abracad.

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