When I was a kid I loved reading scary stories and listening to spooky tales (does anyone else remember those Scholastic 45s?), especially at Halloween. I still love all the children's Halloween books that we take out every October, but I've also been introduced to some great ghost stories for adults over the years.
Listed below are ghost stories, gothic and supernatural tales, novels in which ghosts and hauntings are a central theme, and stories of local hauntings as well as those from around the world. I've also included a children's title, More Bones, because there are some great stories contained within it. And if you enjoy listening to a good ghost story, make sure to check out Great Classic Ghost Stories on CD. What are some of your favorite haunted tales?