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Chills and Thrills! My Favorite Halloween Reads: Part 1

Halloween is just around the corner! Are you looking for a spooky read that will give you a good case of the chills? Discover some great creepy reads in this 3-part series! From Jack the Ripper to Dracula and gothic stories, there is something for everyone!


Jack the Ripper is one of the world's most infamous serial killers. He is more scary than Freddie Krueger. The Ripper's Wife is about the wife of James Maybrick, who most theorists believe to be Jack the Ripper!


This is another book on Jack the Ripper! Audrey Rose investigates the murder mystery. This is a fun read and is perfect for Halloween!

This is the sequel to Stalking Jack the Ripper! Audrey Rose investigates a mystery of Vlad the Impaler's household. The most likely suspect is Dracula! This is another great Halloween read for it has an eerie setting and there are many references to Dracula!


The Historian is a classic Halloween read! This novel delves into the folklore on Dracula!



The Clockwork Scarab is the first in the Stoker and Holmes series. The sister of Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, and the niece of Sherlock investigate a murder involving an Egyptian scarab! This is a perfect read in Halloween because it references Dracula!


This is a feminist retelling of Dracula told from the perspective of Mina Harker! It's eerie cover and synopsis give off creepy Halloween vibes!


While Dracula in Love tells the story of a woman in love with the mythical Dracula, this novel is about the women who loved the real Dracula. This story is perfect for those that want to read about the women behind the historical Dracula!


The Countess is a novel about the woman known as Lady Dracula! It is a novel about Elizabeth Bathory, the world's most infamous serial killer! This story is dark, gruesome, and will be sure to give you chills!


The Serafina trilogy is a perfect read for both children and adults alike! The setting of Biltmore Estate is dark, mysterious, and creepy. Serafina and the Black Cloak is a fast-paced suspenseful read that is perfect for a dark Halloween night!


The Thirteenth Tale is a classic gothic novel! It is reminiscent of Jane Eyre.  Mystery and suspense abound in this eerie story!

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