Our favourite spooky listens

October 24, 2023

Posted by Daniel Eggleston

From a modern gothic horror for little ghouls to chilling listens, we’re sharing the top listens that get you in the mood for spooky season.

The Night House by Jo Nesbo

A pulsating coming-of-age horror sees a small-town outcast pursue the otherworldly disappearance of his classmate. From the pen of the Nordic King of Crime, this is perfect for fans of Stephen King and Stranger Things.

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Hollows by Daniel Church

A gripping folk-horror in which small town evil meets aeons-buried horror, perfect for fans of Margaret Killjoy, Sharon Bolton and the films of John Carpenter.

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Sundial by Catriona Ward

Plumbing the psychological depths and traps of toxic relationships, this breathtakingly original horror proves Catriona Ward is the twenty-first century answer to Shirley Jackson.

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From The Depths Edited by Mike Ashley

The supernatural is set alongside the grim affairs of sailors scorned in these salt-soaked tales, recovered from obscurity by Mike Ashley for the 21st century.

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Deity by Matt Wesolowski

Dark, chillingly topical and deeply thought-provoking, Deity is an explosive thriller with lashings of supernatural horror – perfect for fans of Katheen Barber and Ruth Ware and featuring the creepiest woods since The Blair Witch Project.

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Room 13 by Robert Swindells

For younger listeners we have the spooky modern classic from Robert Swindells, just don’t listen to this under the covers at midnight!

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