John Boyne’s This House is Haunted tops Glamour’s list of spooky reads:

The title alone is enough to make your hair stand on end. Boyne’s is a classic Dickensian ghost story, with an unexpected and horrific twist. On a dark and stormy night in 1867, Eliza Caine reports to her new governess job at a remote Baroque mansion where she meets up with a girl wearing a white nightgown. (If you’re a member of the Poltergeist generation, like me, this detail will be enough to thoroughly freak you out.) It turns out there are no other adults at Gaudlin Hall—even the driver who ferries Eliza to the front door refuses to cross the threshold. That night, as she’s falling asleep, the unsettled governess gets the scare of her life: “A pair of hands grabbed both my ankles tightly, the fingers pressing sharply against the bone, as they pulled me down into the bed and I gasped, dragging myself back up quickly, wondering what kind of terrible nightmare I had fallen into.” And this is just the beginning…

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