The topic for Top Ten Books today is Halloween: the Top Ten spooky/creepy/scary books.

I’m not a fan of horror (the only Stephen King book I’ve read is the Gunslinger) but surprisingly I have apparently read quite a few creepy books:

1, Dracula by Bram Stoker is, of course, the classic. I read this years ago and I’m currently rereading it.

2, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is another classic with both fantasy and horror elements.

3, I am Legend by Richard Matheson which was surprisingly good and different from the movie.

4, The two Xombies books by Walter Greatshell had an interesting twist about zombies; it’s a virus, not undeath.

5, Lestat by Anne Rice. One of my favorites from the Vampire Chronicles.

6, Guilty Pleasures by Laurell Hamilton also combines sex and the undead.

7, Blood Magic by Matthew Cook. The main character Kirin can control corpses. The book has a very intense atmosphere.

8, Nightwalker by Jocelynn Drake. The main character is an old vampire and not the sparkly kind. I surprised myself by liking it a lot.

9, Something from the Nightside by Simon Green. The bad side of London is called Nightside and it’s fully creepy characters.

10, Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane. The main character Chess banishes ghosts for a living.