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Little Bookshop of Horrors

Time to get cosy and wrapped up with some ghoul-some Ghostly stories!

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James Chesley
Bookseller

The supernatural, the spiritual, the other side... Ghost stories offer a thrilling and compelling narrative of our greatest fears in the form of things that go bump in the night. This mixture of golden oldies and modern classics are sure to make anyone quiver!

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde, paperback

£4.99

Oscar Wilde's alluring novel of decadence and sin follows Dorian Gray who, enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. He is drawn into a corrupt double life, indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his depravity.

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson, paperback

£8.99

Alone in the world, Eleanor is delighted to take up Dr Montague's invitation to spend a summer in the mysterious Hill House. Joining them are Theodora, an artistic 'sensitive', and Luke, heir to the house. But what begins as a light-hearted experiment is swiftly proven to be a trip into their darkest nightmares, and an investigation that one of their number may not survive.

Wakenhyrst

Wakenhyrst

Michelle Paver, paperback

£8.99

In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. When Maud finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her beloved fen - and the even more nightmarish demons of her father's past.

The Shining

The Shining

Stephen King, paperback

£9.99

Danny is only five years old, but in the words of old Mr Hallorann he is a 'shiner'. When his father becomes caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, Danny's visions grow out of control. As winter closes in and blizzards cut them off, the hotel seems to develop a life of its own. It is meant to be empty. So who is the lady in Room 217? Somewhere, somehow, there is an evil force in the hotel - and that, too, is beginning to shine . . .

Rebecca

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier, paperback

£8.99

Working as a lady's companion, the orphaned heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. Whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to his brooding estate, Manderley, on the Cornish Coast, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte, paperback

£5.99

A new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance is visited upon the next generation, their innocent heirs must struggle to escape the legacy of the past.