These are scary stories for older readers. Authors with links have written other scary books. Be sure to check them out, too!
- Doctor Illuminatus by Martin Booth.
- Gideon the Cutpurse: Being the First Part of the Gideon Trilogy by Linda Buckley-Archer.
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
- The Crossroads by Chris Grabenstein.
- Well Witched by Frances Hardinge.
- A Stranger Came Ashore by Molly Hunter.
- The Skull Talks Back by Zora Neale Hurston.
- Learn more about Zora Neale Hurston.
- The Ghost Grave by Peg Kehret.
- The Dark Thirty ed. Pat McKissack.
- A colelction of ghost stories with African-American themes.
- Something Wicked's in Those Woods by Marisa Montes.
- Three Days by Donna Jo Napoli.
- The Specter by Joan Lowry Nixon.
- Sweet Miss Honeywell's Revenge: A Ghost Story by Kathryn Reiss.
- Scared Stiff by Willo Roberts.
- The Curse of the Night Wolf by Paul Stewart.
- Rosemary's Witch by Ann Turner.
- Peppermints in the Parlor by Barbara Brooks Wallace.
- Into the Volcano: A Graphic Novel by Don Wood.