Famous Modern Ghost Stories
This now classic collection of ghost stories was assembled by Dorothy Scarborough and published in 1921. The stories may not be as 'modern' as they once were but they still have the power to send a chill down your spine.
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While on a canoe trip down the Danube River, two friends encounter some mysterious, hostile entities.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Following the sudden death of their brother Edward, Caroline, Rebecca Ann and Henry are left in the family home.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.
- Length: 49 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When Lazarus comes back from the grave, something's not quite right.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man who is familiar with the behavior of ghosts tells the story of a woman who comes across a spectral church service.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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A gentleman moves into a reputedly haunted apartment block. Initially amused by the idea, he soon has reason to take it seriously.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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One night, four men arrive at a notorious, reportedly haunted, house and prepare for a duel to the death.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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There is a presence in Theresa's room, watching her ...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An assistant lighthouse keeper arrives at his first appointment - on an island with the lighthouse keeper and his strange young wife.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A dog comes across a huge, mysterious gate that may just mark the end of his long journey.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The narrator describes what he remembers of his beautiful, intelligent wife, Ligeia.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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While summering in the country, a New Yorker comes across an apparently abandoned farm house.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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In the heat of battle, with tens of thousands of Germans descending on the British trenches and all hope lost, a man prays to Saint George.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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A man is asked to collect some items from a house where the lover of an old acquaintance recently died.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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