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14 Best Haunted House Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Haunted House books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best haunted house books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2023)

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  2. 2

    The Shining

    Stephen King

  3. 3

    Hell House

    Richard Matheson

  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6

    The House Next Door

    Anne Rivers Siddons

  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9

    House of Leaves

    Mark Z. Danielewski

  10. 10

    Burnt Offerings

    Robert Marasco

  11. 11
  12. 12
  13. 13

    The Haunted

    Danielle Vega

  14. 14


  • How was this Haunted House books list created?

    We searched for "best Haunted House books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Haunted House books are in this list?

    There are 14 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Haunted House books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Haunted House books on the internet.

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